Considered to be one of the best softball complexes in the Midwest, Champion Fields hosts a variety of tournaments and leagues throughout the softball season. There are eight lighted diamonds in the main complex and two lighted diamonds at Maxwell Park, which is located just south of the main complex. For a virtual tour visit the Convention and Visitors Bureau's Website.
Champion Fields has hosted multiple since 2000. The fields are used for adult slow-pitch leagues, girl's fast-pitch leagues as well as numerous weekend youth fast-pitch baseball and softball tournaments. Fields are equipped with covered dugouts, bleacher seating with shade structures, scoreboard and P.A. system. Each set of four fields has a concession stand (Visa/MasterCard/Discover/AMEX accepted), restrooms and a playground area is in the center of the softball complex. Click here for Map of Champion Fields. Please observe the following rules while attending games at Champion Fields:
Only Scheduled Events allowed at Champion Fields
NO Smoking (except designated areas)
NO Bikes, Scooters or Roller blades
1990 Women's World Fastpitch Championship
1994 ASA Girls' 16U National Fastpitch Tournament
1995 Junior Girls' World Fastpitch Championship
2000 ASA Girls' 18U National Fastpitch Championship
2001 ASA Girls' 16U National Fastpitch Championship
2003 ASA Girls' 14U National Fastpitch Championship
2004 USA Olympic Team Exhibition Game
2005 ASA Girls' 14U Northern National Fastpitch Championship
2007 ASA Girls' 14U National Fastpitch Championship
2008 USA Olympic Team Exhibition Game
2009 ASA Girls' 12U National Fastpitch Championship
2011 ASA Girls' 18U National Fastpitch Championship
2013 ASA Girls' 14U National Fastpitch Championship
2015 ASA Girls' 12U National Fastpitch Championship
2017 USA Softball Girls' 16U National Fastpitch Championship
2019 USA Softball Girls' 12U National Fastpitch Championship
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