AFCS Qualified Teams from 2020 Fall Championships
December 21, 2020 — The Alliance Fastpitch would like to congratulate all teams who have earned their berth to the inaugural Alliance Fastpitch Championship Series (AFCS). This Fall the Northeast Fastpitch League, Texas Fastpitch League, Heart of America Fastpitch League, and Southeastern Fastpitch League hosted Fall Championships where teams competed to earn an AFCS Tier I or Tier II berth.
The Pacific Coast Fastpitch League (PCFL) will host their first AFCS Qualifying events this January while the Rocky Mountain Fastpitch League will host their first Qualifying Events this summer. Additional Qualifying Events and League Championships will be hosted this Spring and Summer for every League. For the full list of AFCS Qualifying events, visit your League’s website or the AFCS page and stay tuned for more announcements on the 10U and 12U qualifying series.
The Alliance Fastpitch divided AFCS Tier I and Tier II berths amongst the Member Leagues. Each League divides their berths amongst their League Championship and Qualifying Events. A total of 64 berths will be awarded at the Tier I division for 14U/16U/18U, a total of 80 berths will be awarded at the Tier II Division for 16U and 18U, and a total of 64 berths will be awarded to 14U Tier II. Learn more about the AFCS here or watch the AFCS promo video.
The following 18U teams have earned the right to represent their League and compete for a National Championship in the 2021 AFCS. The 18U Tier I AFCS begins July 24, 2021 in Oklahoma City while the Tier II begins July 27, 2021 in Oklahoma City. Tier II teams will have the opportunity to earn a Tier I berth in upcoming qualifying events.
|18U Tier I||League||18U Tier II||League|
|Conklin Raiders||NEFL||Oklahoma A’s Premier||HFL|
|Aces Fastpitch National||HFL||Iowa Premier Gold 03||HFL|
|Gametime Stars Premier Self||HFL||OK Bombers Gold Aud||HFL|
|Iowa Premier Dickel||HFL||Illusions Gold National-Hoyt||TFL|
|Williamsburg Starz Bunn||HFL||Louisiana Bombers||TFL|
|Wichita Mustangs||HFL||Bombers Gold National STX||TFL|
|Texas Bombers Gold||TFL||Excel Elite Menefee||TFL|
|Texas Glory||TFL||GA Impact Premier Caymol||SEFL|
|Texas Bombers Gold Nationals CTX||TFL||EC Bullets Prairie||SEFL|
|Texas Glory Gold||TFL||EC Bullets – Hecklinski||SEFL|
|Louisville Lady Sluggers-Huecker||SEFL||Team Kentucky Gold R/W||SEFL|
|EC Bullets Schnute||SEFL||Lady Lightning Gold Corn||HFL|
|Lady Dukes Lamar||SEFL||Premier Fastpitch Paulson||HFL|
The following 16U teams have earned the right to represent their League and compete for a National Championship in the 2021 AFCS. The 16U Tier I AFCS hosted by USA Softball begins July 25, 2021 in Oklahoma City while the Tier II begins July 28, 2021 in Oklahoma City. Tier II teams will have the opportunity to earn a Tier I berth in upcoming qualifying events.
|16U Tier I||League||16U Tier II||League|
|Empire State Huskies||NEFL||Epic FP 04 Smith||HFL|
|Iowa Premier National||HFL||Aces Fastpitch black||HFL|
|Tulsa Elite National 2023||HFL||Iowa Premier Gold||HFL|
|Aces Fastpitch National||HFL||LLG Wools||HFL|
|Hanover Hornets National Grizzard||HFL||LLG Nova||HFL|
|Lady Lightning Gold Elite||HFL||Glory Adkins Gold||TFL|
|Prolific 16U||TFL||Illusions Premier Sessum||TFL|
|Texas Blaze United Prinzo/Cain||TFL||Texas Blaze Gold||TFL|
|16U Texas Glory Naudin South||TFL||Texas Blaze-KTX||TFL|
|Impact Gold National-Rodriguez||TFL||Lady Dukes Lamar||SEFL|
|Tampa Mustangs Maguire||SEFL||Firecrackers Bordeau/Blades 2023||SEFL|
|Fury Platinum-Brown||SEFL||EC Bullets – Mayfield/Biele||SEFL|
|Louisville Sluggers Murphy||SEFL||Fury Platinum – Polk||SEFL|
|GA Impact Gold Caymol||SEFL|
The following 14U teams have earned the right to represent their League and compete for a National Championship in the 2021 AFCS. The 14U Tier I AFCS hosted by USSSA begins July 26, 2021 in Viera, FL at the USSSA Space Coast Complex while the Tier II begins July 27, 2021 in Viera, FL. Tier II teams will have the opportunity to earn a Tier I berth in upcoming qualifying events.
|14U Tier I||League||14U Tier II||League|
|OK Athletics 2024 Madden/Clemmer||HFL||Aces 14||HFL|
|Iowa Premier||HFL||Heartland Havoc 07||HFL|
|Epic National 2024||HFL||OK Athletics Premier Madden||HFL|
|LLG Elite Futures||HFL||Hotshots Premier 2025 HTX||TFL|
|Impact Gold National Hays||TFL||Illusions Gold National – Plocheck||TFL|
|Impact Gold National – Smith||TFL||Diamond Fury Elite||TFL|
|Texas Glory Naudin||TFL||Texas Bombers CTX Gold 2025 – Villegas||TFL|
|Riptide||TFL||EC Bullets – Pace||TFL|
|Tampa Mustangs – Viruet||SEFL||GBSA Lady Rays Scout Team||SEFL|
|Fury Platinum 07 Sharpe||SEFL||Fury Platinum-Morrison||SEFL|
|Tampa Mustangs Bo||SEFL||EC Bullets Grant||SEFL|
|Tampa Mustangs Green||SEFL|
This Fall, only the TFL hosted a 12U Fall Championship. The Texas Glory 2K26 and the Texas Glory 2026 both earned a Tier I Championship berth.
All Leagues will continue to host AFCS Qualifying Events this spring and summer for the 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, and 18U age divisions. Stay tuned for more information about upcoming Qualifying events and Qualified teams. Be sure to follow your League and connect with your League Commissioner for information on events.
About The Alliance Fastpitch:
Founded in 2020, the Alliance Fastpitch is a member-based organization focused on organizing and unifying fastpitch softball through our Member Leagues and our cohesive network of athletes, coaches, and parents. It is our goal to drive athlete-centric programming and development-based resources that raise the standard for our sport. The Alliance Fastpitch is the result of grassroots collaboration and a vision for change by youth fastpitch leaders across the country. The six Member Leagues within the Alliance Fastpitch include the Pacific Coast Fastpitch League, Heart of America Fastpitch League, Northeast Fastpitch League, Rocky Mountain Fastpitch League, Southeastern Fastpitch League or Texas Fastpitch League.