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Welcome to the official website of the USA Wheelchair Softball (also known as the National Wheelchair Softball Association (NWSA)).  USA Wheelchair Softball (USAWS) is the official governing body for competitive wheelchair softball in the United States and around the world.    USAWS  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"!

Don't forget to check out our Facebook page for additional information there too.

2023 USA Wheelchair Softball World Series Results

2023 USA Wheelchair Softball World Series Results - Click on Image for more results

2023 Season Events

It's time to start planning your competition schedule.  Listed below are the confirmed tournaments so far for 2023.  See you there!

  • May 27 - 28: LWRSA Tournament, Chicago IL
  • May 27 - 29: Texas Wind Up, Pasadena TX
  • June 10 - 11: Mary Freebed Tournament
  • June 17 - 18: Southeastern Slugfest, Mauldin SC
  • June 17 - 18: KC Royals Tournament, Kansas City MO
  • June 24 - 25: Columbus Tournament, Columbus OH
  • June 24 - 25: Chicago Softball Tournament, Chicago IL
  • June 24 - 25: STRAPS Grand Slam Tournament, San Antonio TX
  • July 8 - 9: Nebraska Barons Tournament, Omaha NE
  • July 22 - 23: Jerry Anderson Memorial, Minneapolis MN
  • Aug 3 - 5: Wheelchair Softball World Series (Adult Division), Crestwood IL
  • Aug 5 - 6: Wheelchair Softball World Series (Junior Division), Crestwood IL

Upcoming Events & Tournaments

If you are planning to host a tournament, or you would like your event posted on NWSA social media, please contact John Teegarden at: softball@midwestadaptivesports. org

Wheelchair softball expanding to China

The NWSA would like to welcome Team China to the sport of wheelchair softball.  China is looking to expand the sport and develop teams while supporting athletes with disabilities.  We look forward to helping Team China grow!

Current News & Updates

2023 Event Calendar

Look here for sanctioned events around the country where you can participate.

Adapting America's Pastime

View this award-winning short film about wheelchair softball

More Wheelchair Softball Videos

Educational, World Series games, and more

Click for a Map of Wheelchair Softball Teams

2023 Wheelchair Softball World Series

August 3 - 5


CRESTWOOD, illinois


aUGUST 5 -6




2023 WSWS

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