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2019 Tournaments

Carolina Cardinals Hosted Tournaments

Welcome to the tournaments page of the Carolina's leader in showcase and invitational tournaments.
The Carolina Cardinals organization has been hosting showcases, invitationals, and qualifiers since 1992, helping thousands of kids realize their dream of playing at the collegiate level.
We pride ourselves in doing the "right things", the "right way"!
Our record speaks for itself!
We don't have to sell you on "us". 
With a proven track record, over a 25 year span, we still offer the best run, most customer and recruiting friendly events, in the Carolina's.
We still believe it's about the kids and the greatest game on earth!
Our events are about giving back, helping kids and familes, by giving them a venue to showcase their talents and play this game we all love.
We continue to offer more "bang for the buck" ; with lower entry fees and multi-game tournaments for added value. 

Our plan is to keep our events as competitive, affordable, and as cost effective, as we can.

Extreme entry fees ultimately trickle down to the families of these wonderful young ladies who play this great sport.
We promise that our events will to stay well under the $1000 threshold that other venues seem to think it's okay to charge.
We promise you more for less than the going rates!
And we don't manipulate numbers on college coaches attendance.

Seemingly, the new trend is to take the number of college coaches that sign in each day and add them all together to come up with some inflated number for marketing purposes. We're still old school!

If we have 50+ coaches recruiting one, two or three days, it's 50+. We don't add them all up to total 150+!

Quality events, lots of games, and all at reasonable prices.
And yes, we have college coaches at all of our events.

*We believe in partnerships!*
We continue to look at avenues to increase everyone's overall experience, by partnering with other travel organizations and colleges in the Carolina's, adding value to our events by offering instructional camps prior to some of our events. Again in 2019, we have partnered with
Diamond Directions Softball Camps and the Rise Up Performance Camps hosted by Lenoir Rhynes's head coach, Shena Hollar.




 

Tournament Information - Entry Forms and Payments

We have changed up a couple of dates for the 2019 season.

We are heading to Freedom Florence for the second time to host the
Carolina's Premier "Power 40" - co-hosted with Coker College Head Coach Travis McCall 
It will be Memorial Day weekend, May 25-26, 2019
This event is during a DI dead period but it's open to DII-DIII-JUCO recruiting!



We now are offering credit card payments online.
Due to the fees associated with the use of credit cards, the entry fee for payment by credit card is slightly higher


Most all of our tournaments will fill prior to the entry deadline. Please submit you entry form and fee asap to be considered for inclusion.
 

The Carolina Cardinals are sponsoring several tournaments in 2019.
contact Rick McHone, 336-416-6056     ricmchone@netzero.com
***Carolina's Premier "Power 40", 14U-16U-18U, May 25-26, 2019, Freedom Florence Complex, Florence, SC       4GG $595      Co-hosted by the
Carolina Cardinals   -  Travis McCall-Coker College  

***Early Bird Invitational June 7-9, 16U-18U, Rock Hill, SC   5GG $595
In 2018 there were 25+ college coaches in attendance!

***Carolina's Premier "Super 78", 14U-16U-18U, June 14-16, Tyger River Complex, Spartanburg, SC  5GG  $ 795  Also, we have the Rise Up Camp hosted by Shena Hollar  Lenoir Rhyne on June 13th.  Over 40 college coaches attended in 2018!

***East Coast Fireworks Showcase, 16U-18U, June 20-23, Rock Hill, SC 6GG  $795
60+ college coaches in attendance in 2018! Once again we are happy to announce we have partnered with Diamond Directions Softball Camps 

***WildCard Best of the Best, 16U-18U, June 28-30, Walnut Creek Complex, Raleigh, NC  5GG $595 25+ college coaches in attendance in 2018!

***Cardinals Classic, 16U-18U, July 19-21, Raleigh, NC  6GG $795
Also we have the Rise Up Camp hosted by Shena Hollar  Lenoir Rhyne on July 18th.
40+ college coaches in attendance in 2018!

***Late Summer Showcase, 16U-18U, Aug. 9-11, Rock Hill, SC  6GG  $795
Once again we are happy to announce we have partnered with Diamond Directions Softball Camps. Over 50 college coaches in attendance in 2018!

*WildCard Best of the Best II 16U-18U, Aug. 16-18, CANCELLED

*Carolina's Premier Labor Day "Team Camp" Invitational, Aug. 31-Sept 1, Rock Hill, SC 4GG $795
College coaches instructing on every field, every game!


*Carolina's Clash, Sept 21-22, Rock Hill ,SC  5GG   $750
Travel ball tournament alongside a college tournament!

*Cardinals Clash, Sept. 28-29, Raleigh NC  5GG    $750

Travel ball tournament alongside a college tournament!

*Ray Chandler Memorial Scholarship Tournament, Oct. 12-13, Rock Hill, SC  5GG $750
Up to 10 - $1000 scholarships awarded by blind draw

*Carolina's Premier "Team Camp" Invitational, Oct 19-20, Raleigh, NC   5GG $895
Over 25 college coaches instructing. At least 3 coaches on every field, every game!


See the links below for locations, dates, and entry forms. These tournaments have an abundance of collegiate coaches in attendance.

Remember to check the housing requirements for any of the tournaments you enter.

Click on the links below to get entry forms for the tournaments. To download, view, and print the forms on your computer, you'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 







2019 Cardinals Classic

Cardinals Classic
Raleigh, NC
July 19-21, 2019

6 game pool play will start on Friday
Entry Fee
$795.00 by check or money order
$825.00 by credit card
60 teams max! 

 

Also we have the Rise Up Camp hosted by Shena Hollar  Lenoir Rhyne on July 18th.
info available at :
http://carolinacardinals.com

40+ college coaches in attendance in 2018!

TEAM NAME
AGE

2019 Late Summer

Cardinals Late Summer Showcase
 Rock Hill, SC, Aug. 9-11, 2019
Entry Fee

$795 by check or money order
$825 by credit card

6GG with each pool winner receiving a nice prize package
One of our best events!
Coaches come out to see the "new" players for the upcoming year.

Over 50 college coaches in attendance in 2018!

Partnered with 
Diamond Directions Softball Camps 
for the Late Summer Showcase in 2019.

info available at :
http://carolinacardinals.com

TEAM NAME
AGE

2019 WILDCARD BEST OF THE BEST II

WildCard "Best of the Best II" Invitational 
CANCELLED


19 LABOR DAY

Carolina's Premier Fastpitch
Labor Day "Team Camp"

Rock Hill, SC
Aug. 31- Sept. 1, 2019
Entry Fee
$795 by check or money order
$825 by credit card
4GG

 

TEAM NAME
AGE

2019 CAROLINAS CLASH

Carolina's Clash
Rock Hill, SC Sept. 21-22, 2019 
Entry Fee
$750 by check or money order
$775 by credit card
5GG

(Up p to 40 max TB teams)
to run in conjunction with Carolina's Clash college tournament.

TEAM NAME
AGE

2019 CARDINALS CLASH

Cardinal's Clash
Sept.  28-29, 2019
Walnut Creek Softball Complex, Raleigh, NC
CANCELLED
DUE TO WALNUT CREEK NOT OPENING


 


2019 RC MEMORIAL

Ray Chandler Memorial Scholarship Tournament
Rock Hill, SC, Oct. 12-13, 2019
Entry Fee
$750 by check or money order
$775 by credit card
5GG

(Up to ten - $1000 Scholarships awarded by blind draw)

TEAM NAME
AGE

2019 Carolina's Premier Team Camp

Carolina's Premier Fastpitch Invitational 
"Team Camp"

Raleigh, NC
 Oct. 19-20, 2019 
Entry Fee
$895 by check or money order
$925 by credit card
5GG

Games coached by college coaches!

TEAM NAME
AGE

Power 40

2020 Carolina's Premier Fastpitch "Power 40"
Co-hosted by the
Carolina Cardinals
Travis McCall-Coker College

May 23-24, 2020
Freedom Florence Softball Complex
Florence, SC

16U/18U
4GG   

 

2020 Carolina Cardinals Early Bird

Cardinals Early Bird 
Rock Hill, SC, June 5-7, 2020
5GG  
ENTRY FEE
$ 625 by check or money order
$650 by credit card
Get your team ready to go!

In 2018 there were 25+ college coaches in attendance!
Register early as spots are limited.

info available at :
http://carolinacardinals.com

TEAM NAME
AGE

2020 Carolina's Premier Fastpitch
"Super 78"
Tyger River Softball Complex
Duncan, SC
June12-14, 2020

Payment options:
$895  by check or money order
$925.00  by credit card

(Up to 78 max 26-14U/ 26-16U/ 26-18U TB teams) Teams will play 4 game round robin followed by a single elimination tournament in each respective age group
Also we have the Rise Up Camp hosted by Shena Hollar  Lenoir Rhyne on June 11th.

Over 40 college coaches attended in 2019! 
info available at :
http://carolinacardinals.com

TEAM NAME
AGE

2020 Fireworks

2020
East Coast Fireworks 

Rock Hill, SC, June 18-21, 2020
Entry fee
$895 by check or money order
$925 by credit card
6 -2 hour time limit pool play games will start on Thursday 
77 teams max! 
(Top 2 teams from each pool advance into single elimination tournament on Sunday. Prizes to winner of single elimination includes a set of  back pack bags and helmets)...An over $2000 value

60+ college coaches in attendance in 2019!

Once again we are happy to announce we have partnered with 

Diamond Directions Softball Camps 
for the Fireworks Showcase in 2020.

info available at :
http://carolinacardinals.com

TEAM NAME
AGE

2020 WildCard Best of the Best


WildCard
"Best of the Best" Invitational 

Walnut Creek Complex
 Raleigh, NC
June 26-28, 2020
Entry Fee
$795 by check or money order
$825 by credit card


5GG- 4 pool play and all teams enter single elimination
Hosted by the Carolina Cardinals and the Carolina Wildcats organizations.
14/16U/18U

30+ college coaches in attendance in 2019!

info available at:
http://carolinacardinals.com
Again for 2020!
Diamond Directions Camp held on June 25th
Visit 
www.diamonddirectionevents.com

TEAM NAME
AGE

Park Adresses

Parks utilized this year in Raleigh

BR -  Buffaloe Road Athletic Park,  5812 Buffaloe Rd, Raleigh, NC 27616
MB - Millbrook Exchange Park, 1905 Spring Forest Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615
LP - Lions Park, 516 Dennis Ave, Raleigh, NC 27604