NPF is a franchisor. If you are interested in purchasing a franchise, you should be prepared to show a complete business plan that includes ownership structure, proof of financial proficiency to own and operate a professional sports team, thorough operations outline, and a proposed geographic region and/or ballpark. Applicants will be subjected to a thorough background check. Requests for consideration as a franchisee can be made ONLY through completing the online application.


National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2004, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in fastpitch softball beyond their collegiate and amateur success. The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Aussie Peppers, Beijing Shougang Eagles, Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois, Chicago Bandits, Cleveland Comets, and USSSA Florida Pride. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, Canada and China among which are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.