Welcome to the 2020 Great Lakes National to be held in Evansville, Indiana. USSSA along with the Evansville Visitors Center and Sports Tourism welcome you to this event.


Skills Competition Information:

Location:  Deaconess Park 6800 N Green River Rd, Evansville, IN 47725

Gates will open one hour prior to start of competition: 

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM   8U/10U/12U
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM   14U/16U/18U

Fields 1 and 2 Base running: Teams may have three players enter base running

Fields 3 and 4 Around the horn: Teams will need a pitcher, catcher, first, second, third baseman and shortstop

Fields 5-6 Home Run Derby: Team may have three players to enter home run derby. Fields 7 and 8 may be added if needed for home run derby due to time.


Opening Ceremonies:

Opening Ceremonies will begin at 5:00 PM on Tuesday July 14th and at this time the site and theme is still TBD, but this will be updated very soon soon.

Any organization with three or more teams entered in the tournament will be entered in a an organizational drawing to win $500.

Pool play games will begin on July 15th Wednesday morning at 8:00 AM and run through 8:00 PM. Pool play games will end on Thursday July 16th.

Each team will receive three pool play games and go into a double elimination tournament.

Pool play games are seeded. The process of seeding is Power Points, playing points and in Class points.

All game times will be posted 10 days prior to start of the event.


Gate Fees:

Weekly Passes: All passes will get you in at all sites.

  • $35 per person ages 10 and up
  • $20 for seniors ages 62 and over
  • Ages 10 and under are free


Daily Passes:

  • $10 per person including seniors
  • Ages 10 and Under are free


Any person caught using illegal, bands tickets or trying t share bands to get in or trying to sneak in will be ejected from all playing sites for the week.  All passes must be worn at all times. Refusal to wear them will result in being removed from the park.


Park Rules:

No alcohol allowed on site at any park during this youth event

No tobacco products allowed. This includes no vaping at any site.

No pets allowed inside the gates are any facility.

No open burning at any site your team plays at.

No overnight RV Parking allowed

No coolers except one team cooler.

Smaller coolers can be use to put Tog Fogs or other cool down products in.


Behavior for the event:

USSSA expects all participants to be on their best behavioral. This includes, coaches, players and spectators. We will not tolerate anyone abusing our Directors, Umpires, Gate Staff, Park Staff or the opposing team you might be playing. This event is to be played for the young ladies that are on the field that have worked very hard to reach the National Event, so please let’s let them enjoy the game. Let’s all make it a fun environment.

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT http://www.gln-inusssa.net/info-for-2020/