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NJCAA Division III Softball Championship *Canceled*

Tournament Cancelation

Due to the recent Covid-19 outbreak, the NJCAA has notified Rochester Sports that the 2020 NJCAA Softball National Championships have been canceled.

Qualifying Teams

North A
North B
North Plains A
North Plains B
North Atlantic A
North Atlantic B

Pre-Event Information

It is important for all qualifying teams to fill out the appropriate paperwork before your scheduled arrival. These forms can be found in the Resources Section on the right-hand side of this page labeled: Pre-Event Paperwork-Team Information. Please complete all the necessary pages and send to the Tournament Director. 

Tournament Information

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020: Team Preparation Day

  • The fields at McQuillan Softball Complex will be available until 4:00pm for open practice. If your team plans on utilizing the fields and practice on this day, please make the Tournament Director aware. 

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020: Official Practice Day

  • Both game fields will be set to "Game Ready" and all teams will have the opportunity to a 60 minute practice at McQuillan Softball Complex. In case of inclement weather, the RCTC Fieldhouse will be available for use. 
  • Coaches Meeting: This meeting will include discussion of tournament protocol while will be led by the Tournament Director, NJCAA DIII Softball Committee Representative, and the Head Umpire. 
  • Tournament Banquet: Cost is $30.00 per person (dress appropriately). Family and friends are welcome at the tournament banquet but all tickets must be purchased in advance.Walk up tickets are not available.

Thursday, May 21st -Saturday, May 23rd, 2020: Competition Days

  • Games will begin and will follow the tournament bracket
  • Athletic Trainer will be on-site for the duration of the games
  • Following the Championship Game an awards ceremony will commence


Tournament Pass

Adults - $30.00
College Students: $20.00
Students/Seniors: $20.00
6 and under: FREE

Daily Pass

Adults - $12.00
College Students: $8.00
Students/Seniors: $8.00
6 and under: FREE

Tournament Program- $3.00

* *Each participating school will receive tournament passes for only those rostered players, coaches, and other school officials listed on the Official Entry form. All school representatives must be listed with their appropriate titles. All players, coaches, and other personnel must present tournament passes to gain access to the facility.

Host Hotels


Live Stream

*** Please note that all games of the Championship WILL NOT be available on the NJCAA TV Live Stream. Games that will be available on the stream are the 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm games on Friday, May 22 and the 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 4:00 pm (if needed) games on Saturday, May 23.


All-Star Restaurants

  • Featured restaurant

    CB3 Burgers

    9 3rd Avenue Northwest
    Rochester, MN 55901

    Casual restaurant located downtown at the Kahler Inn & Suites. Providing all-day dining in a comfortable atmosphere. Featuring signature breakfast dishes, light refreshing lunches, and dinner featuring 12 savory specialty burgers.

  • Featured restaurant

    Fat Willy's

    4325 Maine Avenue Southeast
    Rochester, MN 55904

    Fat Willy's is a family neighborhood bar and grill with a garage theme. Their menu features full flavor burgers, specialty dishes, and available take out service.Voted Rochester's biggest meal and best seafood dish for their delicious Shrimp Boil, as well as runner-up for Rochester's best burger for the "Super B", there are plenty of options for everyone!

  • Featured restaurant


    130 5th Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    A neighborhood gathering place offering authentic New York style pizza, paninis, and pasta. Serving fresh, house made gelato, authentic Italian pastries, and coffee. Catering menu is available, from simple pizza parties for teams, to multi-course meals. Additional space for celebrations, events, team-meals available with reservation.

Starter Restaurants

  • Featured restaurant

    Buffalo Wild Wings

    792 16th Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Sports Bar and restaurant chain known for their chicken wings and a wide variety of sauces. The menu also features appetizers, burgers, tacos, salads, and desserts. Willing to accommodate large groups and sports teams!

  • Featured restaurant

    Canadian Honker

    1203 2nd Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Since 1984, Canadian Honker has been preparing the freshest, made from scratch recipes to create memorable meals. Serving breakfast, lunch, or dinner, our favorites include the Honker Breakfast feast, world famous Bunnie's Coconut Cake, homemade soups and stews, pan seared walleye, hand cut steaks, prime rib, and fresh jumbo shrimp. Also offers special children's and senior options, and a gluten free menu.

  • Featured restaurant

    Olive Garden

    380 17th Avenue Northwest
    Rochester, MN 55901

    Olive Garden's menu features a variety of Italian specialties, including classic and filled pastas, chicken, seafood, and beef. Enjoy our freshly baked garlic breadsticks and your choice of homemade soup or garden-fresh salad with any entree. All menu items are available for take-out, and our "Parties To Go!" menu offers generous family-sized meals for your next gathering.

    We also deliver to the local hotels, visit our website or give us a call today!

  • Featured restaurant


    401 6th Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902

    Located within the Centerstone Plaza Hotel, Twigs offers a unique dining experience. Features a separate dedicated gluten-free kitchen and innovative dishes using only the freshest ingredients available. Order small plates for easy sharing with a group, or gather around a Hot Rock, a 650° rock that is brought to your table where you can cook and season your entree to your liking.

  • Featured restaurant


    130 Elton Hills Drive Northwest
    Rochester, MN 55901

    At Valentino's Rochester, enjoy award winning pizza and pasta that you can pick up on your way home, or have it delivered to you! What could be easier? Or stop in and try our wide selection of Italian specialties. And just to shake up your dining experience, they add in favorites from other cuisines for a bit of variety. All made fresh daily in the kitchen, so no mater what you choose you know it will be great!

  • Featured restaurant

    Whistle Binkies

    3120 Wellner Drive Northeast
    Rochester, MN 55906

    Whistle Binkies offers two convenient locations to serve you on both the North and South ends of Rochester. The large menu features delicious appetizers, entrees, soups, salads, specialty sandwiches, wraps, desserts, and much more! Ranked as the best bar in Minnesota by "Business Insider" in March 2016.

    South Location:
    247 Woodlake Dr SE, Rochester, MN 55904

  • Featured restaurant

    Wildwood Sports Bar and Grill

    1517 16th Street Southwest
    Rochester, MN 55902
    Our mission is to provide excellent eats and drinks in a casual, fun environment, and there’s no place we’d rather do it than right here in southeast Minnesota.