USA Softball Tournament Information

Registration Information

College Showcase
Girl's Fast Pitch
18 & Under
Saturday, October 8, 2022
Monday, October 10, 2022
$ 999.00
4 Game Guarantee

Host Information

Firecracker Sports
Columbus Day Bash

Area college and top HS fields

Tournament Contact Information

Mark A Cooke

Tournament Director Information

Mark A Cooke

Other Tournament Details


Tournament Notes

5th Annual “Columbus Day Bash” presented by Firecracker Sports will be held October 8th-10th, 2022

College Showcase Camp: TBA
Age groups: 14U, 16U and 18U (3 Divisions)
Pool Play: Saturday, October 8th - Sunday, October 9th, 2022
Playoffs/Championships: Monday, October 10th, 2022

Last year we hosted 50+ teams for baseball and 25+ for softball and we were sold out by August 1st. This year we are anticipating 40+ teams for softball; 100+ total teams with baseball and softball combined in Hartford, Connecticut

4 game guarantee: Pool play format will be used for all teams competing (weather permitting).

Softballs, Lineup cards and Umpires are provided by Firecracker Softball as part of your team's registration fee.

All Umpires are High School board certified and we supply 2 for every game.
Early Bird Registration Fee: $999.00 if registered and paid before August 1st, 2022.

Registration Fee after August 1st, 2022: $1099.00. We offer multi-team/event discounts, please inquire for more savings!

Preliminary round games will take place at area high school and collegiate fields with the playoffs and championship games at college facilities including Trinity College; Mitchell College; Eastern Connecticut State University, University of St. Joseph's and more.

Above and Beyond our Competition...Expanded Social Media Coverage included during the entirety of this event. Our digital content team promotes players and teams on our various social media platforms, conducts pre and post game interviews with players and coaches, captures photographs and videos during the event and reports the days activity all on our website! Also included are live in game scores, stats and standings for everyone to follow along on our website and app!

Acceptance into this tournament is not guaranteed and secured until full payment is received on our website at Payment is due on August 1, 2022. Teams who have registered and have not paid by August 1, 2022 will be taken off of the registration list and placed on the waiting list.

Registered Teams

Team NameCityStateStatusReg/Wait List #
DiamondZone 18U BlackNorth HavenCTAccepted (Deposit only) 
DiamondZone 18U TealNorth HavenCTAccepted (Deposit only) 
NB Bombers BlackBerlinCTAccepted (Deposit only) 
New England Elite DemmonsGrayMEAccepted (Paid in Full) 
New England Elite GilbertGrayMEAccepted (Paid in Full) 

Number of Registered Teams: 5