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Wayzata Summer Showdown Qualifier Tournament 2015

Summer Showdown Tournament

Thank you to all teams for their participation in this year's Wayzata Summer Showdown National Qualifier. We saw some great softball over the weekend!! 

Tournament Results have been sent to the Minnesota ASA office.  For those teams who have earned berths, please contact the Minnesota ASA Office ASAP to confirm your plans. 

Tournament Update (5/30)

Tournament information including Pool Play and Brackets have been sent to all Coaches in the email list. If you have not received that information, please email Mike Carter at  

Tournament Update (5/29)

Hello Summer Showdown Coaches & Managers,

We are looking forward to a great event next weekend and wanted to send you a brief update.

1.There will be no Friday Night Games. Pool play will start early on Saturday morning June 6th. 

Teams should plan to potentially have a long day on Saturday as Double Elimination Bracket Play will also begin on Saturday afternoon.

2.Game information will be sent out by tomorrow (Saturday Night, 5/30) with rules, maps etc…

3.That email will also contain a “text based system” which you must register for to get tournament updates ahead of and during the tournament itself.

4.Please make sure that you are taking care of all necessary roster information this week. Since this is a National Berth Tournament we must have valid rosters, proof of age, etc..upon check in on Saturday.  

Look for more info tomorrow and be nice to mother nature if you see her! 


Mike Carter

Wayzata Summer Showdown Tournament 

Wayzata Summer Showdown Qualifier

ASA/USA National Qualifier - ASA Northern National Qualifier - USSSA World Series Qualifier - USSSA National Championship Qualifier, NAFA Northern National Qualifier

June 6th & 7th, 2015
Wayzata High School - Elm Creek Playfields
Plymouth, MN


MC Classics, the PWYSA Board and the Minnesota Vortex along with its partner communities and Pitch2Pitch Softball, welcome you to the 2015 Wayzata Summer Showdown tournament. We are pleased that you have chosen to attend our tournament, and we plan to make this year’s tournament the best ever, for you, your players, and your fans.

The Summer Showdown guarantees teams at least four games of play, and lots more. Let good weather, good sportsmanship, fair play, great softball and open hearts rule the weekend.

If you need anything during the tournament, you can grab a volunteer, who will get you in contact with a member of the board or a tournament committee member, who will work to address your needs.

Below you can find communication on the tournament, pool play and bracket information, rules and maps to the fields. On behalf of the entire association, good luck and once again, thank you.

2015 Registered teams should be prepared for the possibility of playing one game on Friday evening. The majority of play will take place on Saturday, Sunday.  We will work with those teams who may have a significant number of players participating in the MSHSL State Tournament on that Friday.  

Tournament Director contact:

Mike Carter -



Tournament information

  • Age Groups: 14U, 16U, 18U
  • ASA/USA National Qualifier
  • ASA Northern National Qualifier
  • USSSA World Series Qualifier
  • USSSA National Championships Qualifier 
  • NAFA Northern National Qualifier 
  • Levels of Play: A/B with separate flights (if enough teams)
  • Registration Fee: $395
  • Fence Depth: 200'
  • Game Time Limits: 65 minutes
  • No Gate Fee/No Admission Fee
  • 4 Game Guarantee

Other Amenities:

  • Full concession stand with hot, grilled breakfast and lunch
  • Restrooms
  • Ample Free Parking
  • Kids play area
  • 1-2 ASA umpires per game

For additional information and to contact Mike Carter see the Registration form. 


Look who's coming

Organizations sending teams...

MN Magic 

MN Vortex

MN Stelth

Diamonds Elite

Champlin Park

St. Louis Park

Diamonds Ice

MN Sting


MN Rebels

Cretin Derham Hall


Sioux Falls Steel 

Duluth Hurricane

MN Matrix

MN Mayhem

2014 Tournament Teams Represented

Minnesota Force

Minnesota Magic

Minnesota Moose 

Minnesota Renegades

Minnesota Sting

Minnesota Vortex

Minnesota Inferno

Northstar Fastpitch

Forest Lake Fastpitch

So. Dak. Renegades

Moundsview fastpitch

North St. Paul Fastpitch

Silver Bullets

Stillwater Fastpitch

West Metro Thunder

White Bear Lake 

Wayzata Fastpitch

& More...