New professional softball league to open in USA, schedule announced

New professional softball league to open in USA, schedule announced
19/05/2022
The newly launched Women’s Professional Fastpitch (WPF) is the official professional softball league in the United States, founded by USA Softball, USSSA -- a WBSC Member and Associated Member respectively -- and Smash It Sports.

A new professional softball league is launching in the US, backed by the country's national governing body.

The Women’s Professional Fastpitch (WPF) has announced its inaugural exhibition season’s schedule. Each stop is strategically placed around an existing youth tournament, bringing professional level competition straight to the next generation, the league says.

The Women’s Professional Fastpitch (WPF) is the official professional softball league in the United States, founded by USA Softball, USSSA -- a WBSC Member and Associated Member respectively -- and Smash It Sports. WPF aims to showcase many of the best athletes in softball, provide a world-class experience for fans, and connect young girls to their idols.

Olympians like USA’s Ali Aguilar and Delaney Spaulding; Mexico’s Chelsey Gonzales, Tatyana Forbes and Suzannah Brookshire; and Australia’s Ellen Roberts have signed deals to play in the inaugural season of the WPF.

2022 Schedule:

  • June 1-12: Viera, Florida (Spring Training) June 14-17: Kansas City, Kansas
  • June 22-30: Viera, Florida
  • July 5-6: Oxford, Alabama
  • July 12-14: Evansville, Indiana July 17-19: Kansas City, Kansas July 21-23: Peoria, Illinois
  • July 25-27: Indianapolis, Indiana August 1-6: Viera, Florida

Updates on venue locations and ticket options are coming soon.