USSSA Pride, one of the top teams of National Pro Fastpitch (NPF, the professional league of women’s fastpitch softball in the USA), will tour Europe thanks to a joint effort by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) and the United States Specialty Sport Association (USSSA).
The tour has been named USSSA European Pro Series presented by WBSC and will see USSSA Pride play exhibition games against the National Teams of 3 European powerhouses: Czech Republic, Italy and Netherlands. The tour will end (Friday, 4 May) in France, where the USSSA Pride will hold a clinic at the Softball Academy of France in Boulouris, Côte d’Azur. The goal of the USSSA European Pro Series presented by WBSC is to promote women’s softball internationally. Baseball and Softball aim to be on Paris 2024 Olympics program, and WBSC is mindful of the need to raise awareness of the sport in France.