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Welcome to NBGSA 

Our objective is to implant firmly in the youth of the community the ideals of Good Sportsmanship, Honesty, Loyalty, Courage, and Respect, so that they may be happy, strong and well-adjusted youth and will grow to be good, decent, healthy, trustworthy adults.
NBGSA Annual Tournament


  Niles Brandywine Girls Softball Association, Inc.
320 Bell Road, Niles, Michigan 49120

Invitational Softball Tournament 2015

Dear Manager:

We would like to invite you to our annual Niles Brandywine Girls Softball Association’s Invitational Softball Tournament on July 17th thru 19th and July 24th thru 26th.

We are offering five divisions of play:
July 17th thru 19th – 14U & 16U    
July 24th thru 26th – 8U, 10U & 12U
There will be a 6 team limit in each age division for this weekend

All teams will be required to register at the official registration table at Fireman’s Youth Park at the Maxine Harris Memorial Field.  No registration will be accepted at any other field.  Please have a birth certificate or driver’s license for all players prior to playing the first game. ASA age cut off is 1-1-2015.  Rosters are limited to 15 players.  Rosters cannot be changed after the start of the team’s first game.

The tournament will be Pool Play on Friday & Saturday and Bracket Play will begin following Pool Play.  Tournament rules are on the following pages for your convenience.

The tournament fee is required to be paid in advance.  All teams are guaranteed 4 games.

Registration deadline is July 10, 2015, non refundable - no exceptions.
Upon receipt of payment, your spot will be held.

Mail complete registration form and tournament fee of $300 or $275 if registered by June 19, 2015, payable to N.B.G.S.A, Inc. to:    N.B.G.S.A
C/O Denelle Clark, Tournament Director
PO BOX 983, Niles, Michigan 49120
The parking fee is $15 for the weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) or $5 a day.  For additional information, map or directions contact Carol Cramer, President 574-532-5993, or Denelle Clark, Tournament Director, 574-298-0097,

As always, all teams are invited to the complimentary “get to know your neighbor” potluck-cookout on Friday starting after 4:30 p.m.  This is a great way to bring teams together and make introductions.  Also, we will be having a pancake/waffle breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings for all teams, for a minimal charge. Our concession stand will be fully stocked.

Come join us for a great time.  We hope to see you!!

Thank You,

N.B.G.S.A Board


by posted 03/30/2015
Michigan concussion law

Beginning June 30, 2013, Michigan lawmakers passed a law stating that all adults associated with youth programs and all participants under the age of 18, must review a Concussion Training program. 

Please click here for the Coaches fact sheets. 

Please click here for the Parents fact sheet.


All adults associated with youth programs must complete a training program that has been approved by Michigan Law. The two web sites are listed below:   (Preferred Choice by MASA)

Either of these sites will take you about 30 minutes to complete and there is no cost. Once you have completed the course, you will be able to print a certificate. Please send MASA a copy of the certificate. At this time, you only have to be certified once.

If you have a certificate from either of the above listed web sites, this will satisfy the requirement. Your certificate must be on file with MASA.

These requirements need to be completed before a team can be approved.


All players must review the concussion requirements, then print and sign their name. This requirement also needs to be completed before a team can be approved. This requirement is valid till a player reaches his/her 18th birthday. 

Concussion Form:

This Concussion Form, which is now a fill in form, must be completed by all adults and players, and then submitted to the MASA state office by the head coach. The fillable columns are Student Athletic Name and Parent or Guardian Name only!

We would ask the head coach to submit all of the above items 'at the same time'. Please do not send separately.

Please click here for the Concussion Form.

by posted 03/03/2014
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