You must be competing at a State, National or International level in your Country to consider pursuing a Softball Scholarship in North America. Softball Scholarships are very competitive and high end NCAA DI coaches are making offers to 13-14 year olds in the USA already. We have great success in securing full scholarships to NCAA DI Top 10 programs for AD alumni, positioning us as College Softball experts. Stay open minded as NJCAA Softball offers a hugely competitive system that feeds the NCAA from coast to coast.
Your academic grades need to be considered too, as different Divisions have different Academic qualification criteria. Academic grades are the backbone of your College experience, perform well in the classroom and you can play on the team. High School grades and SAT exam results can be used to your advantage to secure a combination of Academic and Athletic Scholarship. To learn more about securing a Softball Scholarship to a North American College, please connect with us via firstname.lastname@example.org
The first NCAA Womens College World Series took place in the 1981-1982 season. Prior to this, the Women’s College World Series first took place in 1969, in Omaha Nebraska. College Softball in North America is governed by the NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA with the top NCAA Division I Championship now comprising of 64 teams from 16 regions, competing in a double elimination round to begin the event.
The Pacific 12 or ‘Pac-12’ conference teams have dominated the sport, with 10 wins alone from UCLA and 8 title wins for University of Arizona. Women’s College Softball Scholarships are widely available for qualifying Student Athletes with over 600 NCAA institutions alone, offering Softball Scholarships in NCAA Division I, II and III. Sadly, Softball was discontinued as an Olympic Sport by the International Olympic Committee after the 2008 Beijing Games.
Highlighting the depth and strength of College or University Softball worldwide, the International Softball Federation (ISF) conducted World University Softball Championship, just after the 2004 Athens Games. Eight countries competed with the USA defeating Chinese Taipei in the Gold Medal match. The Federation Internationale du Sport Universitaire (FISU) has recently added Softball to the World University Games.