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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the group of hosts for the 2022 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Rounds.

Selections of each site were made in part by the NAIA Softball National Championship Selection Committee. The committee is comprised of head coaches and administrators from around the nation. Selections take into account geography, facilities and host qualification.

Each of the 10 opening round sites will feature four teams. Play will be from May 16-18 and the format will be double elimination. The winner of each will advance to the NAIA Softball World Series in Columbus, Ga., beginning on May 27, 2022.

-- Courtesy of the NAIA





Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.)

Henderson, Tenn.

Morgan Stadium at Tucker Field

Georgia Gwinnett

Lawrenceville, Ga.

Grizzly Softball Complex

Indiana Wesleyan

Marion, Ind.

Sue Bowman Field

Mid-South Conference

Bowling Green, Ky.

South Warren High School

Mobile (Ala.)

Gulf Shores, Ala.

Gulf Shores Athletic Complex

Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, Okla.

Ann Lacy Stadium

Oregon Tech

Klamath Falls, Ore.

John and Lois Stilwell Stadium

Science & Arts (Okla.)

Chickasha, Okla.

Bill Smith Ballpark

Southern Oregon

Ashland, Ore.

Lithia and Driveway Fields

William Carey (Miss.)

Hattiesburg, Miss.

Joseph and Nancy Fail Field


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