This is some great press coverage for the USSSA Florida Pride, the NPF and the great sport of Fastpitch! It discusses how despite softball being dropped from the Olympics there is still great competition at the Pro level thanks to the National Pro Fastpitch league and it’s teams – the USSSA Pride, the Chicago Bandits, the Carolina Diamonds and the Akron Racers. This is wonderful coverage for all teams, the league and fastpitch in that it can inspire the next generation of softball players to take up the game knowing that they have the opportunity to play pro after college.
About USSSA Florida Pride:
The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League that is owned and operated by USSSA. The amateur organization of USSSA has multi-sport coverage and encompasses teams and players from the United States and abroad.
National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. 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 of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball since 2002.
The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA), headquartered in Osceola County, Florida, USSSA is the World’s Largest Multi-sport Athletic Organization. Founded in 1968, USSSA has grown to over 3.7 million participants, competing in 13 nationally sanctioned sports including Baseball, Fastpitch, Slow Pitch, Karate, Basketball, Soccer and more! For more information on USSSA and to register your team visit USSSA.com. Also be sure to visit USSSAToday.com for the latest USSSA News!