Kissimmee, FL– February 9, 2016- You are invited to attend the 2016 National Pro Fastpitch College Draft on April 14th at 7:00 pm CT. The event will be aired live on CBS Sports Network and held at the CMA Theater inside the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee.
The top women college softball players across the country will be drafted to one of the six professional teams in the NPF. Following six rounds, the draftees will take their place in the NPF alongside names like Shelby Pendley (2015 NPF Rookie of the Year), Monica Abbot (2015 NPF Pitcher of the Year) and Kelly Kretschman (2015 NPF Player of the Year).
Tickets can be purchased NOW for every fan who wants to experience the draft in person. All attendees will receive refreshments plus a gift as long as supplies last. Large groups/teams require 1 adult per every 5 students.
Students: FREE (Wearing favorite college and/or team jersey)
Senior Citizens (62+): FREE (With valid ID)
Military Personnel: FREE (With valid ID)
Be sure to enter the event using the 5th Avenue Entrance of the CMA Theater. Doors will open for Reception at 5:00 pm. All attendees must be seated by 6:30 pm.
Learn more about the #NPFDraft2016: http://bit.ly/2016NPFCollegeDraft
About USSSA Florida Pride: The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League that is owned and operated by USSSA. The amateur organization of USSSA has multi-sport coverage and encompasses teams and players from the United States and abroad.
About USSSA: USSSA is headquartered in Osceola County, Florida. USSSA is the World’s Largest Multi-sport Athletic Organization. Founded in 1968, USSSA has grown to over 3.7 million participants, competing in 13 nationally sanctioned sports including Baseball, Fastpitch, Slow Pitch, Karate, Basketball, Soccer and more! For more information on USSSA and to register your team visit USSSA.com. Also be sure to visit USSSAToday.com for the latest USSSA.
About National Pro Fastpitch (NPF)
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) is headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball and has been since 2002.