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New Locations/Dates Highlight Upcoming 2019 SSUSA Season; Be Sure to Renew for 2019
Nov. 1, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The 2019 Senior Softball USA campaign is expected to be yet another exciting season, with 21 designated Original Tournament of Champions qualifiers, and nearly 50 regional qualifiers around the country.
A partial 2019 tournament list can be found online HERE. Be sure to check back on the SSUSA tournament page in mid-December for a full schedule, as dates and locations are confirmed with cities. Managers also will be receiving a manager guide in the mail again this season with a detailed list of qualifiers.
Players, be sure to renew your registration for 2019 and beyond if your registration expired in 2018. You can call the office (916) 326-5303 or renew online seniorsoftball.com. If you don't know your password, please email email@example.com to get your password set up.
Managers, please be sure to register your team for 2019 if you haven't done so already and build your 2019 master roster. This is all done online on your team manager page.
As always, the first TOC Qualifiers of the new season begin with the Winter National and Winter World Championships in Ft. Myers, FL, and Phoenix, AZ, respectively.
This season, 105 teams will compete in the Sunshine State, Nov. 6-11, in the Winter National Championships, while 194 teams are expected to play in the Grand Canyon State, Nov. 13-18, in the Winter World Championships.
The TOC qualifying season resumes in March, as teams look to break the winter blues with the Spring National and Spring World Championships.
The Spring National Championships will be held in Polk County, FL, March 22-24, while the Spring World Championships will be held March 19-24, and be split between Mesquite, NV and Bullhead City/Kingman, AZ.
The Men’s 70-85 (March 19-21) and the Men’s 65 (March 22-24) will be held in Mesquite, while the Men’s 40-60 and all Women’s divisions, will be held in Bullhead City and Kingman, March 22-24.
The month of April will see three TOC qualifiers, with the Tidewater Classic (April 3-7 in Virginia Beach, VA), the LVSSA/SSUSA Southwest Championships (April 23-28 in Las Vegas) and the Texas State Championships (April 30-May 5).
This season, the Texas State Championships return to Dallas for the first time since 2012. Dallas previously hosted the tournament from 2008-2012.
The Atlantic Coast Championships has a new home in 2019, as Raleigh, NC will host the tournament for the first time, May 14-19.
A SSUSA original and tradition, the Rock ‘N Reno Challenge Cup, will be held May 24- June 2.
The Southern California State Championships return to Hemet, June 18-23, while the SSUSA/CAN-Sirs Northern California State Championships will once again be held in the state’s capital, June 25-30.
July is jam packed with TOC qualifiers, as the Northeast (Syracuse, NY), Northwest (Salem, OR), and Midwest (Rogers, AR) Championships will all be held July 9-14.
For the first time, the Southern Championships will be held in Valdosta, GA, July 13-14.
The ISA Senior World Series will be held July 26-28 in Columbus, IN.
The Western and Eastern National Championships, the first step towards the Triple Grand Slam, will be held July 30-Aug. 4.
The Western Nationals will once again be held in Sacramento, while Loudoun County, VA will play host to the Eastern Nationals in 2019.
Winners from each division will complete the first stage of the Triple Grand Slam, and earn the right to play in the US National Championship game during the World Masters Championships.
The Northern Championships (Aug. 15-18 in Lansing, MI) and the Rocky Mountain Championships (Aug. 23-25 in Aurora, CO) conclude the month of August.
The 2019 season will conclude with the largest senior softball tournament, the LVSSA/SSUSA World Masters Championships, Sept. 19-Oct. 6, in Las Vegas.
For the World Masters, the Men’s 55 and 60 age divisions will once again start the tournament, Sept. 19-22. The Men’s 65-85 divisions will be run Sept. 23-26, while the Men’s and Women’s 40 divisions will be held Sept. 27-29. The tournament concludes with the Men’s 50 division (Oct. 3-6), and the Women’s 50 division and International Co-Ed division (Oct. 5-6).