NFCA Leadoff Classics

Softball Tournaments

The NFCA's Leadoff Classics gather top collegiate and high school teams from around the country for highly competitive softball action at one site. The Division II and III Leadoff Classics will alternate every other year at various locations around the country chosen by their respective division’s membership, while the NAIA and Junior College Leadoff Classics will be similarly paired and alternate each year at the South Commons Complex in Columbus, Ga. Additionally, we currently endorse high school tournaments in Texas, California, Florida and Nebraska.

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Tickets available now for 2023 NFCA Division I & NCAA Division II Leadoff Classics!

* Division I tickets available online only

* Division II tickets available online or onsite

2023 Leadoffs

NCAA Division I Leadoff Classic

Feb. 10-12 | Eddie C. Moore Complex | Clearwater, Fla.

Schedule (PDF) | Tournament Central | Purchase Tickets

NFCA Bay Area Challenge Pre-Season Leadoff Classic hosted by Land O'Lakes High School

Feb. 16-18 | Starkey Ranch District Park | Odessa, Fla.

Texas High School Leadoff Classic

Feb. 16-18 | Bryan & College Station, Texas

NCAA Division II Leadoff Classic

Feb. 24-26 | South Commons Complex | Columbus, Ga.

ScheduleSchedule | Purchase Tickets

NJCAA Leadoff Classic

March 3-4 | South Commons Complex | Columbus, Ga.

ScheduleSchedule | Purchase Tickets

Nor Cal High School Leadoff Classic

April 13-15 | Tracy, Calif.

Tournament WebsiteTournament Website

2022 Leadoffs

Texas High School Leadoff Classic

Feb. 17-19 | Bryan & College Station, Texas

Tournament link

NAIA Leadoff Classic

Feb. 25-27 | South Commons Complex | Columbus, Ga.

ScheduleSchedule (PDF) | Tournament Central

Division III Leadoff Classic

March 4-6 | South Commons Complex | Columbus, Ga.

ScheduleSchedule (PDF) | Tournament Central

Nor Cal High School Leadoff Classic

April 21-23 | Tracy, CA

Tournament WebsiteTournament Website

NFCA Kaiti Williams Memorial Leadoff Classic

September 2-3 | Papillion-LaVista South High School | Papillion, Neb.

Tournament Website


The NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) is the professional organization for fastpitch softball coaches. Known for its highly-regarded Leadoff Classic tournaments, the NFCA also educates and supports softball coaches on a variety of different levels: from webinars to awards, to in-person and virtual events, and a National Convention.

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