The first 2 rounds are single elimination. What creates intensity in this years tournament is the fact that all of the teams this year have proven that they can beat anybody on any given day.
You can catch the first 2 days of action being streamed live on www.profastpitch.com. The final game and (if necessary game) will air on ESPN2 4:00 CST on August 24, 2013.
2013 NPF Championship Series Schedule^
Game 1- Thursday 8/22 7:00 pm: #4 Seed NY/NJ Comets vs. #3 Seed Akron Racers
Game 2- Friday 8/23 5:30 pm: Winner Game 1 vs. #2 Seed USSSA Pride
*Game 3- Friday 8/23 8:30 pm: Winner Game 2 vs. #1 Seed Chicago Bandits
*Game 4- Saturday 8/24 4:00 pm: Winner Game 2 vs. #1 Seed Chicago Bandits
*Game 5 (IF NECESSARY) Saturday 8/24 7:00 pm:
Winner Game 2 vs. #1 Seed Chicago Bandits
All games are played at The Ballpark at Rosemont in Rosemont, IL. Seeding for the Championship Series is based on the NPF Regular season finish for each team. The Chicago Bandits earned the number one seed after capturing their sixth regular season championship last Saturday night on the very last regular season game for the two teams in title contention, the Bandits and the USSSA Pride.
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