Category: ASA Church Slow Pitch

ASA Church Slow Pitch National Champions

ASA Major/Class-A Church National Championships (Invitational up to 1974)

Year Class Champion Runner-up


In 1961, Richmond, VA held an Invitational Church National. 20 Teams competed in this event.


1961 – Shenandoah Heights Baptist, Waynesboro, VA St. Pius X, Norfolk, VA


There is no record of any Church Nationals or Invitationals after 1961 and all the way up to 1970.


1971 – Grace Baptist, Chattonooga, TN St. Luke’s, Chattanooga, TN
1972 – St. Polycarp Catholic, Louisville, KY Grace Baptist, Chattanooga, TN
1973 – St. Polycarp Catholic, Louisville, KY St. Luke’s, Chattanooga, TN


From 1971-73, the Major Church Nationals were Invitationals, the Church National Officially started in 1974


1974 – Major St. Martin’s, St Louis, MO St. John’s Lordship Community, Stratford, CT
1975 – Major Hickory Hammock Baptist, Milton, FL Clarkesville Church, Clarkesville, TN
1976 – Major Hickory Hammock Baptist, Milton, FL St. Elizabeth, Cincinnati, OH
1977 – Major Hickory Hammock Baptist, Milton, FL Turkey Creek, Tampa, FL
1978 – Major Grace Methodist Black, Oklahoma City, OK Hickory Hammock Baptist, Milton, FL
1979 – Major Grace Methodist Black, Oklahoma City, OK Westconnett Baptist, Jacksonville, FL
1980 – Major West End Baptist, Houston, TX (164-27) Hickory Hammock Baptist, Milton, FL
1981 – Major First Methodist Lobos, Lewisville, TX West End Baptist, Houston, TX
1982 – Major Grace Methodist Black, Oklahoma City, OK Brandon Avenue Methodist, Dallas.TX
1983 – Major Northside Baptist, Arlington, TX First Methodist Lobos, Lewisville, TX
1984 – Major First Baptist, Palatka, FL Revival Tabernacle, Lexington, KY
1985 – Major Hickory Hammock Baptist, Milton, FL Revival Tabernacle, Lexington, KY
1985 – Class-A Blessed Sacrament, Savannah, MO First Baptist Black, Norman, OK
1986 – Major New Covenant Christian, Oklahoma City, OK Hickory Hammock Baptist, Milton, FL
1986 – Class-A Park Avenue Covenant, Minnesota, MN Mount Lebanon, Randleman, NC
1987 – Major 12th Street Baptist, Gadsden, AL Trinity Christian, St. Augustine, FL
1987 – Class-A Rehobeth Presbyterian, Tucker, GA Our Lady of Perpetual Holiness, Mermentau, LA
1988 – Major Choto Presbyterian, Knoxville, TN Kushla Baptist, Mobile, MS
1988 – Class-A First Baptist, Hendersonville, TN Two Rivers Baptist, Nashville, TN
1989 – Major Choto Presbyterian, Knoxville, TN Westside Baptist, Jacksonville, FL
1989 – Class-A First Baptist, Hendersonville, TN Oakview Presbyterian, Burlington, NC
1990 – Major Mt. Zion Methodist, Gadsden, AL Daphne Methodist, Fairhope, AL
1990 – Class-A First Baptist, Hendersonville, TN Bolivar First Baptist, Bolivar, TN
1991 – Major Oakview Presbyterian, Burlington, NC Calvery Assembly of God, Winter Park, FL
1991 – Class-A First Free Will Baptist, Albany, GA Kathleen Baptist, Lakeland, FL
1992 – Major Rehobeth Presbyterian, Tucker, GA First Free Will Baptist, Albany, GA
1992 – Class-A Plymouth Park Baptist, Irving, TX St. Mary’s/Bravos, Ponca City, OK
1993 – Major Rehobeth Presbyterian, Lilburn, GA First Free Will Baptist, Albany, GA
1993 – Class-A Central Park, Decatur, AL First Baptist Centerpoint, Birmingham, AL
1994 – Major Pathway Church of God, Mobile, AL Rehobeth Presbyterian, Lilburn, GA
1994 – Class-A Golf Course Rd. Church of Christ, Midland, TX St. Mary’s, Ponca, City, OK
1995 – Major First Baptist, Houston, TX Rehobeth Presbyterian, Lilburn, GA
1995 – Class-A First United Pentecostal, Monroe, LA First Free Will Baptist, Albany, GA
1996 – Major Olive Baptist, Pensacola, FL Houston First Baptist, Houston, TX
1996 – Class-A Cottage Hill, Mobile, AL Heritage Baptist, Waxahachie, TX
1997 – Major Pathway Chrch of God, Mobile, AL Houston First Baptist, Houston, TX
1997 – Class-A Second Baptist, Houston, TX Immaculate Conception, Denham Springs, LA
1998 – Major Houston First Baptist, Houston, TX Lighthouse, Chattanooga, TN
1998 – Class-A First Free Will Baptist, Albany, GA Christian Life, Monroe, LA
1999 – Major Rehobeth Presbyterian, Lilburn, GA Dinsmore Baptist, Jacksonville, FL
1999 – Class-A St. Mary’s, Ponca City, OK Oakhurst Baptist, Clarksdale, MS
2000 – Major Rehobeth Presbyterian, Marietta, GA Faith, Morgantown, IN
2000 – Class-A Evangel Temple, Jacksonville, FL Christian Life, Monroe, LA
2001 – Major – Cancelled
2001 – Class-A Evangel Temple, Jacksonville, MS Oakview Methodist, Fairview, AL


Starting in 2002, when ASA discontined the Class-A Church National, these were just called the Church Nationals


2002 – CIA/Everlasting Life, Gadsden, AL BIC/Worth, Longwood, FL
2003 – Full Gospel, Hamilton, OH Evangel Temple, Jacksonville, FL
2004 – Global Ministries, Jacksonville, FL New Day Christian Center, Walker, LA
2005 – New Day, Denhem Springs, LA Celebration, Jacksonville, FL
2006 – Evangel Temple, Jacksonville, FL Our Lady of Sorrows, Victoria, TX
2007 – Evangel Temple, Jacksonville, FL South side Baptist, Dothan, AL
2008 – Eastside Baptist, Jasper, AL Oak City Assembly of God, Tallahassee, FL
2009 – Holy Family Church, Lawton, OK Agape, Plano, TX
2010 – Eastside Baptist, Jasper, AL Holy Family Church, Lawton, OK
2011 – Memphis Baptist, Dothan, AL Coal Mountain Baptist, Cumming, GA
2012 – Eastside Baptist, Jasper, AL Holy Family Church, Lawton, OK
2013 – Cancelled
2014 – Evangel Temple-1 AM, Jacksonville, FL Sumiton United Methodist, Sumiton, AL
2015 – Cancelled
2016 – Church Slow Pitch Nationals Discontinued