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Conference/A.I.I/Unaffiliated Group Tournaments

American Midwest Conference
May 1 - 4 | Antimi Softball Complex | Columbia Mo. 
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths
Friday, May 4 - Championship
Columbia (Mo.) def. Central Baptist (Ark.), 10-0 (5 innings)

Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) (regular-season champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 
Columbia (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

Appalachian Athletic Conference
April 25 - 28 | Brickyard Ball Fields | Kingsport, Tenn.
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths
Saturday, April 28 - Championship
Truett-McConnell (Ga.) def. Brenau (Ga.), 4-3 (8 innings)

Truett-McConnell (Ga.) (regular-season and tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 
Brenau (Ga.) (tournament runner-up) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.)
May 3 - 5 | Lawrenceville, Ga. | Georgia Gwinnett College
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths
Saturday, May 5 - Championship
Georgia Gwinnett def. Talladega, 8-0 (5 innings)

Georgia Gwinnett (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 
Talladega (Ala.) (tournament runner-up) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

California Pacific Conference

May 3 - 6 | Hosted by Simpson University | Redding, Calif.
Tournament Page | One automatic berth
Sunday, May 6 - Championship
Simpson (Calif.) def. La Sierra (Calif.), 8-7

Simpson (Calif.) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

Cascade Collegiate Conference
May 4 - 6 | Hosted by Southern Oregon University | Salem, Ore.
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths
Sunday, May 6 - Championship
Southern Oregon def. Eastern Oregon, 7-5

Southern Oregon (regular-season and tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

Eastern Oregon (tournament runner-up) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
May 3 - 5 | Ballpark at Rosemont | Rosemont, Ill.
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths
Saturday, May 5 - Championship
St. Francis (Ill.) def. Saint Xavier (Ind.), 2-1

St. Francis (Ill.) (regular-season and tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 
Saint Xavier (Ill.) (tournament runner-up) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

Crossroads League
May 2 - 5 | Marian University
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths
Saturday, May 5 - Championship
Indiana Wesleyan def. Marian (Ind.), 1-0

Marian (Ind.) (regular-season champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round
Indiana Wesleyan (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

Golden State Athletic Conference
May 1 - 3 | Vanguard University
Tournament Page | One automatic berth
Thursday, May 3 - Championship
Hope International (Calif.) def. William Jessup (Calif.), 2-1

Hope International (Calif.) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round

Great Plains Athletic Conference
May 4 - 7 | Hosted by Higher Seeds 
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths
Monday, May 7 - Championship (Best 2 out of 3)
Northwestern (Iowa) def. Midland (Neb.), 2-0 (9 innings)

Midland (Neb.) (regular-season champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 
Northwestern (Iowa) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

Heart of America Athletic Conference
May 2 - 5 | Springfield, Mo. | Killian Softball Complex
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths
Sunday, May 6 - Championship
Grand View (Iowa) def. Central Methodist (Mo.), 4-3

Grand View (Iowa) (#1 seed and tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 
Central Methodist (Mo.) (tournament runner-up) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference
May 2 - 4 | Great Bend Sports Complex | Great Bend, Kan.
Bracket | Two automatic berths
Saturday, May 5 - Championship
Tabor (Kan.) def. Ottawa (Kan.), 5-1

Tabor (Kan.) (regular-season and tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round
Oklahoma Wesleyan (#2 seed regular-season) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

Mid-South Conference
May 4 - 7 | Buchanon Park | Bowling Green, Ky.
Tournament Page | One automatic berth
Monday, May 7 - Championship
Campbellsville (Ky.) def. Georgetown (Ky.), 3-2 (10 innings)

Campbellsville (Ky.) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

North Star Athletic Association
May 4 - 7 | Aberdeen, S.D.
Tournament Page | One automatic berth
Monday, May 7 - Championship (Best 2 out 3 series)
Dickinson State (N.D.) def. Jamestown (N.D.), 1-0

Dickinson State (N.D.) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

Red River Athletic Conference
May 4 - 6 | Oran Good Park | Farmer's Branch, Texas
Tournament Page | One automatic berth
Sunday, May 6 - Championship
Houston-Victoria (Texas) def. Texas A&M - Texarkana, 10-9

Houston-Victoria (Texas) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

River States Conference
May 4 - 6 | City of Vienna Softball Complex | Vienna, W.Va.
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths
Sunday, May 6 - Championship
Midway (Ky.) def. Point Park (Pa.), 8-7 (8 innings)

Rio Grande (Ohio) (regular-season and tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 
Midway (Ky.) (tournament runner-up) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round

Sooner Athletic Conference
May 3 - 5 | Pool play at Oklahoma City University (Oklahoma City, Okla.) and Science & Arts (Okla.); Championship game at Oklahoma City University
Tournament Page | One automatic berth
Saturday, May 5 - Championship
Oklahoma City def. Science & Arts (Okla.), 3-1

Oklahoma City (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

Southern States Athletic Conference
May 3 - 6 | Wilson Morgan Park | Decatur, Ala.
Tournament Page | One automatic berth
Sunday, May 6 - Championship
William Carey (Miss.) def. Mobile (Ala.), 3-0

William Carey (Miss.) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

The Sun Conference
May 2 - 5 | PFX Athletics Center | Clermont, Fla.
Tournament Page | One automatic berth
Saturday, May 5 - Championship
Thomas (Ga.) def. USC Beaufort (S.C.), 11-3 (6 innings)

Thomas (Ga.) (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 

Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference
May 2 - 7 | Pacesetter Park | Sylvania, Ohio
Tournament Page | Two automatic berths
Monday, May 7 - Championship
University of Northwestern Ohio def. Lawrence Tech (Mich.), 3-2

Madonna (Mich.) (regular-season champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 
University of Northwestern Ohio (tournament champion) automatically qualifies for the 2018 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round 


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