The Championship round will begin the evening of Saturday, August 22 and conclude with a possible two games on Sunday, August 23. The Chicago Bandits captured both the regular season Championship and the Championship Series titles in 2008. Plans are forthcoming for streaming video and national television coverage of the NPF Championship Series.
Major League Baseball is the Official Development Partner of National Pro Fastpitch in the category of women’s professional fastpitch softball. The partnership, which began in the fall of 2002, is part of Commissioner Selig’s Initiative on Women and Baseball, a league-wide effort to help Major League Baseball and the 30 Major League Clubs build stronger relationships with female audiences.
About National Pro Fastpitch
National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. 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 Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). The six member teams are the Akron Racers, Chicago Bandits, New England Riptide, Philadelphia Force, Rockford Thunder and Washington Glory.