Event Dates Grades Cost  
32nd Annual Holiday Softball Camp 12/15/2018 - 12/16/2018 4th - 12th (next fall) $230.00 Register

Join Coach Mike Candrea and his University of Arizona softball coaching staff for a 2-day clinic designed to improve all aspects of your game. Instruction will focus on Hitting, Pitching, Catching, Infield and Outfield Defense, Short Game, Baserunning, and Sliding. Demonstrations will be provided by current University of Arizona players along with former All Americans and Olympians. Current and former collegiate coaches from around the country make up this incredible staff. Improve your softball skills, while learning from the nation’s best!!

Players in 4th thru 12th grade are eligible to participate in Southwest Camps 32nd Annual Holiday Softball Camp.

Dates & Times
December 15: Check in starts at 8:45am - Camp Starts: 10:00am / 1 Hour Lunch Break (Not Provided) / Camp Ends: 5:00pm
December 16: Check in starts at 8:45am - Camp Starts: 9:00am / 1 Hour Lunch Break (Not Provided) / Camp Ends: 4:00pm

$230.00 | Limited To 200 Campers

Walk-Up Registration

Abraham Lincoln Parks, Fields 5 & 8, 4325 S Pantano Rd., Tucson, AZ 85710
(The camp will allow attendees to bring food & beverages in for lunch. There are also water fountains.)

Important Camp Information

  • All players need to bring a Glove, Batting Gloves, Helmet, Bat, Cleats, Water Bottle and Lunch (if applicable) to camp each day. LUNCH IS NOT PROVIDED at this Camp since there is not restaurant services at the park.
  • Catchers need to provide their own catching gear.
  • All campers will receive a t-shirt and have the opportunity to get a photograph/autograph with the U of A coaches and players.

Area Hotels

  • Hilton Tucson East| 7600 E Broadway, Tucson 85710 | (520)-721-5690 (There is construction going on at this hotel & no restaurants will be open.)
  • Doubletree by Hilton | 7051 S. Tucson Blvd, Tucson 85756 | (520)-225-0800 (This hotel is by airport and about 10-15 min to fields.)
  • Marriott Courtyard at Tucson Airport | 2505 E Executive Dr, Tucson 85756 | (520)-573-0000 (This hotel is by airport and about 10-15 min to fields.)
  • These are suggestions for your convenience. You are under NO obligation to stay at any of these properties. If you do want the discounted camp rate, you must tell them when booking, and call before Nov. 15th.

Refund Policy
Refunds will be $200 prior to December 1, less third party processing fees... after that no refunds. For more details email: swcamps@msn.com

Please Note
The process to register for this camp has two (2) parts. The Athlete information and Medical Release form AND payment. The forms and the payment made on the next pages are sent together to the camp office. Without completing BOTH form and payment your reservation for the camp will not be received.

The Southwest Camps and Candrea.com events are not an official function of the University of Arizona.
The Southwest Camps and Candrea.com events are open to all entrants limited only by number, grade level and/or gender.

Will Coach Candrea be present at camp?

Yes, Coach Candrea works all sessions of camp.

Do pitchers need to provide their own catchers?

No, Southwest Camps provides catchers for the pitchers in our clinics to throw to.

Can parents watch the camp sessions?

Yes, parents are allowed to view all sessions, we just ask that parents stay behind the fences.

Can parents videotape the sessions?

Parents are allowed to videotape their daughters from behind the fence, but we ask that none of our clinicians are video taped.

Will there be Arizona Softball clothing available for purchase?

Yes, we will have a large selection of shorts, sweat pants, sweat shirts, and t-shirts available for purchase. We also will have a few different vendors selling their softball products at our camp.

What do I put down if my daughter plays multiple positions?

Please select ALL of the positions that your daughter would like to work on during camp.

Will more paperwork be sent to me?

Yes, approximately 3 weeks before the start of camp, you will be emailed the Medical Release that will need to be completed, SIGNED and returned so your daughter can participate at camp. Exact address for camp and directions will also be sent at that time.

Do you accept walk up registrations at camp?

Yes, we can accept walk up registrations at camp. The cost is $265