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Welcome to the official website of the National Wheelchair Softball Association (NWSA).  NWSA is the official governing body for competitive wheelchair softball in the United States and around the world.    NWSA  governs over forty adult and junior teams of men, women, boys, and girls of all ages in the United States, and assists teams in other countries including Japan, Ghana, and Korea. 

Check out the action in our videos, and we invite you as a player or volunteer to join us and  "Play Ball"!


2021 Wheelchair Softball Tournaments (updated 5-1-21: updates in Red)

  • August 12 - 14:  45th Wheelchair Softball World Series (adult),  Biloxi, MS.
  • CANCELED:  No Junior Wheelchair Softball World Series in 2021 (due to NWBA junior championships conflict, June 24th-27th)
  • CANCELED: No 2021 Team USA in Japanese Wheelchair Softball Championships

2021 Tournament schedule:

  • CANCELEDMay 29-30:  Wheelchair Wind-Up Tournament, Pasadena, TX
  • June 12-13:  Kansas City Royals Tournament, Kansas City, MO
  • June 5: Innagural Morgan's Wonderland Sports Tournament, San Antonio, TX.  (Teams or free agents welcome.  Contact Brooke for info at 210-336-4135  or Audrey at 806-477-8179)
  • July 10-11: 21st Nebraska Barons Invitational, Omaha, NE
  • July 10-11 - Southeastern Slugfest, Greenville, SC.
  • July 31-Aug 1:   LWRSA Tournament, New Lenox, IL.
  • August 12 - 14:  45th Wheelchair Softball World Series (adult),  Biloxi, MS.
  • TBD - 5th Mary Freebed Tournament, Grand Rapids, MI
  • TBD - San Antonio Straps Inaugural Tournament, San Antonio, TX
  • TBD - National Wheelcats Classic, Nashville, TN
  • TBD - CPD/Shirley Ryan Tournament, Chicago, IL
  • TBD - Minnesota Twins Tournament, Minneapolis, MN
  • TBD - Crossroads Wheelchair Softball Classic, Victoria, TX
  • TBD - Columbus Reds Softball Tournament, Columbus, OH

2021 Other Significant Adaptive Sports Activities:

  • June 24 - 27: NWBA Adult and Junior National Championships, Wichita, KS,
  • Aug 8 - 13: National Veterans Wheelchair Games, New York, NY.
  • Aug 25 - Sep 5:  Paralympic Games, Tokyo, Japan.

Current News & Updates

Adapting America's Pastime

a short movie about wheelchair softball

More Wheelchair Softball Videos

Educational, world series games, and more

Click for a Map of Wheelchair Softball Teams

Custom NWSA clothing from Lands'End


Our Sponsors

Rawlings Debeers' Softballs - official softball of
USA Wheelchair Softball

A generous  sponsor of the World Series and
 "Adapting America's Pasttime" short movie

Creator and Producer of "Adapting America's Pastime"
and the wheelchair softball instructional video series