National softball tournament coming to Sioux Falls

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - Sioux Falls has been selected to host the 2020 USA Softball Class A 18U Girls National Championship.

The announcement came Thursday after officials presented at the annual USA Softball National Council Meeting.

The Sioux Falls Convention and Visors Bureau along with representatives from the Sioux Falls People for Youth and the Parks and Recreation Department traveled to Oklahoma City to present their bid for hosting the tournament in front of 300 USA Softball Commissioners.

Hosted by the Sioux Falls People for Youth, this tournament is expected to bring in 100 teams from across the country, including 5,000 players, coaches and fans.

The tournament will be held in July and August of 2020 at Sherman Park.