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HISTORY NORTHWEST
CLASS "A" REGIONAL
TOURNAMENT

Clayton Burtsfield
The NWCART was born out of the need for class “A” and junior American legion teams to have an opportunity to continue on playing after their regular season finished. Since there was no organized programs for this group of players to continue on their season was finished. The state chairmen from Washington (Gary George), Oregon (George McRay), and Idaho (Norbert Heitmann) at they’re annual baseball conference in Indianapolis discussed putting together a program where by their individual Class “A” and junior state champions could get together and have a round robin play-off. In 1984 these gentlemen extended an invitation to Montana (Wayne Davis) and his programs to join them in this tournament. At that time Montana, Oregon, & Washington sent their first and second place teams to the tournament. Idaho, because of its few number of Class “A” programs, only sent their first place team. then the state that was hosting the tournament got to include the host team.

The tournament was to be rotated around between the four states. In 1985 the first four states tournament was held in Yakima, Washington. In 1991 at the annual baseball fall meeting the state of Wyoming was asked to join in the tournament and they played in their first tournament in 1992 in Pendleton, Oregon. 1994 North Dakota joined the program and played for 3 years. In 1996 South Dakota also played in the tournament. Both state programs have stopped playing in this tournament. At the 1998 annual baseball fall meetings the state of Alaska was invited and was accept into the tournament and have played in the last three tournaments. With the addition of Alaska it is now a six state tournament with the state of Washington sending both their first and second place teams to the tournament. The host state which is now rotated between Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming each sent their first place team and the host city to the tournament.

At the 1998 American Legion fall conference, Alaska petitioned the state chairmen with the proposal that Alaska also send their state champion to play in this tournament. At the 1999 NWCART in Glendive, Montana the first Alaska Class “A” program was in attendance. They have been a welcome addition to the tournament. During the 2002 NWCART in Lagrande, Oregon, Alaska also sent an umpire to help out at the tournament. Since that time they have sent down an umpire to help officiate with the tournament.

At the 2003 American Legion fall conference the state of Utah requested permission to also send a representative to the 2003 NWCART.


NWCART HISTORY

1985 - 2016
OVERALL
WASHINGTON                     11                                                            
MONTANA/ALBERTA         8
OREGON                                 8
IDAHO                                      3
UTAH                                         1



IDAHO (3)
   BEAR LAKE BEARS
   BURLEY
   POCATELLO

MONTANA/ALBERTA (8)
   BITTERROOT BUC'S
   BITTERROOT RED SOX (3)
   FORT MACLEOD ALBERTA (2)
   VAUXHALL ALBERTA
   MISSION VALLEY MARINERS
OREGON (8)
   ASHLAND PILOTS
   CENTRAL POINT COMETS
   HOODRIVER 
   KIRLAND
   LA GRANDE
   NORTH JACKSON
   ROSEBURG (2)

UTAH (1)
   HYRUM

WASHINGTON (11)
   BURLINGTON (2)
   CHEHALIS SOBE LIZARDS
   KENNEWICK (3)
   MARYVILLE
   OKANDOAN
   RICHLAND KNIGHTS (2)
   VANCOUER TROJANS
YEARSTATECHAMPIONS
2016
MONTANA/ALBERTA
BITTERROOT RED SOX
2015
MONTANA/ALBERTA
BITTERROOT RED SOX
2014
IDAHO
POCATELLO
2013
OREGON
CENTRAL POINT COMETS
2012
MONTANA/ALBERTA
MISSION VALLEY MARINERS
2011
UTAH
HYRUM
2010
OREGON
ASHLAND PILOTS
2009
WASHINGTON
KENNEWICK JR. BANDITS
2008
WASHINGTON
CHEHALIS SOBE LIZARDS
2007
IDAHO
BEAR LAKE BEARS
2006
MONTANA/ALBERTA
BITTERROOT BUCS
2005
WASHINGTON
BURLINGTON
2004
WASHINGTON
VANCOUER TROJANS
2003
WASHINGTON
RICHLAND KNIGHTS
2002
WASHINGTON
RICHLAND KNIGHTS
2001
OREGON
LA GRANDE
2000
WASHINGTON
MARYVILLE
1999
IDAHO
BURLEY
1998
MONTANA/ALBERTA
BITTERROOT RED SOX
1997
WASHINGTON
KENNEWICK
1996
WASHINGTON
OKANDOAN
1995
OREGON
NORTH JACKSON
1994
MONTANA/ALBERTA
FORT MACLEOD ALBERTA
1993
MONTANA/ALBERTA
FORT MACLEOD ALBERTA
1992
WASHINGTON
BURLINGTON
1991
???
???
1990
MONTANA/ALBERTA
VAUXHALL ALBERTA
1989
OREGON
HOODRIVER
1988
OREGON
ROSEBURG
1987
OREGON
KIRLAND
1986
OREGON
ROSEBURG
1985
WASHINGTONKENNEWICK






NWCART HISTORY

YEARHOSTCHAMPION/RUNNER-UPTEAMSCITYSTATE
2016MONTANA
LAUREL

MONTANA- BITTERROOT RED SOX
MONTANA- LAUREL DODGERS
BITTERROOT RED SOX
CHEYENNE POST 6 HAWKS
DOUGLAS CATS
GRANTSVILLE COWBOYS
LAUREL DODGERS
NORTH MEDFORD MAVERICKS
SERVICE COUGARS
WOOD RIVER WRANGLERS

HAMILTON
CHEYENNE
DOUGLAS
GRANTSVILLE
LAUREL
MEDFORD
ANCHORAGE
WOOD RIVER

MT
WY
WY
UT
MT
OR
AK
ID

2015UTAH
LOGAN

MONTANA- BITTERROOT RED SOX
WYOMING- CODY CUBS

BITTERROOT RED SOX
CODY CUBS
FREMONT SILVERWOLVES
JUNEAU MIDNIGHT SUNS
KENAI TWINS
LOGAN SAVON SPORTING GOODS
NAMPA BRAVES
NORTH MEDFORD MAVERICKS

HAMILTON
CODY
FREMONT
JUNEAU
KENAI
LOGAN
NAMPA
MEDFORD

MT
WY
UT
AK
AK
UT
ID
OR

2014ALASKA
ANCHORAGE

IDAHO- POCATELLO
WYOMING- CODY CUBS

ANCHORAGE
CODY
FAIRBANKS
HYRUM
JUNEAU
NORTH MEDFORD
POCATELLO
WHITEFISH

ANCHORAGE
CODY
FAIRBANKS
HYRUM
JUNEAU
NORTH MEDFORD
POCATELLO
WHITEFISH
AK
WY
AK
UT
AK
OR
ID
MT

2013WYOMING
WHEATLAND

OREGON- CENTRAL POINT COMETS
UTAH- N. UTAH EAGLES

CENTRAL POINT COMETS
LARAMIE RANGERS
LAUREL DODGERS
N UTAH EAGLES
NAMPA BRAVES
ROY ROYALS
SOUTH POST #4
WHEATLAND

CENTRAL POINT
LARAMIE
LAUREL
HYRUM
NAMPA
ROY
ANCHORAGE
WHEATLAND

OR
WY
MT
UT
ID
UT
AK
WY

2012IDAHO
BURLEY

MONTANA- MISSION VALLEY
MARINERS

IDAHO- BURLEY

BOISE
BURLEY
CHUGIAK
GLASGOW
GRANTSVILLE
MEDFORD
POLSON
WHEATLAND

BOISE
BURLEY
CHUGIAK
GLASGOW
GRANTSVILLE
MEDFORD
POLSON
WHEATLAND

ID
ID
AK
MT
UT
OR
MT
WY

2011OREGON
ROSEBURG

UTAH- HYRUM
MONTANA - LAUREL DODGERS

COEUR D' ARLENE LOGGERS
HYRUM
LA GRANDE
LAUREL DODGERS
LEWIS-CLARK CUBS
PREMIERS
WHEATLAND LOBOS
WOLVERINES

COEUR D' ARLENE
HYRUM
LA GRANDE
LAUREL
LEWISTON
PREMIERS
WHEATLAND
ANCHORAGE

ID
UT
OR
MT
ID
OR
WY
AK

2010MONTANA
BOZEMAN

OREGON- ASHLAND PILOTS
WYOMING- POWELL PIONEERS

ASHLAND PILOTS
BLACKSMITH FORK TRAPPERS
BONNEVILLE BEES
GALLATIN VALLEY OUTLAWS
LAUREL DODGERS
OLYMPIC TIGERS
POWELL PIONEERS
ROAD WARRIORS

ASHLAND
HYRUM
IDAHO FALLS
THREE FORKS
LAUREL
BREMERTON
POWELLS
WASILLA

OR
UT
ID
MT
MT
WA
WY
AK

2009
UTAH
KEARNS

WASHINGTON- KENNEWICK BANDITS
MONTANA - LAUREL DODGERS

BEAR LAKE BEARS
BOX ELDER BEES
FAIRBANKS 49ERS
IDAHO FALLS BEES
KENNEWICK JUNIOR BANDITS
LAUREL DODGERS
POWELL PIONEERS
ROSEBURG PEPSI

MONTPELIER
BRIGHAM CITY
FAIRBANKS
IDAHO FALLS
KENNEWICK
LAUREL
POWELL
ROSEBURG

ID
UT
AK
ID
WA
MT
WY
OR

 2008WASHINGTON
ANACORTES

WASHINGTON- CHEHALIS SOBE LIZARDS
ALBERTA, CANADA- VAUXHALL SPURS

ANACORTES STEAMERS
ASHLAND PILOTS
BOX ELDER BEES
FAIRBANKS 49ERS GOLD
LEWIS-CLARK CUBS
SOBE TOYOTA LIZARDS
VAUXHALL SPURS
WHEATLAND LOBOS

ANACORTES
ASHLAND
BRIGHAM CITY
FAIRBANKS
LEWISTON
CHEHALIS 
VAUXHALL
WHEATLAND

WA
OR
UT
AK
ID
WA
AB, CA
WY

 2007ALASKA
ANCHORAGE

IDAHO - BEAR LAKE BEARS
UTAH - BOX ELDER BEES

ASHLAND PILOTS
BEAR LAKE BEARS
BOX ELDER BEES
FAIRBANKS 49ERS BLUE
MISSION VALLEY MARINERS
RICHLAND KNIGHTS
SOUTH ANCHORAGE WOLVERINES
WHEATLAND LOBOS

ASHLAND
MONTPELIER
BRIGHAM CITY
FAIRBANKS
POLSON
RICHLAND
ANCHORAGE
WHEATLAND

OR
ID
UT
AK
MT
WA
AK
WY

 2006WYOMING
SHERIDAN

MONTANA- BITTERROOT BUCS
OREGON- NORTH MEDFORD 

BITTERROOT BUCS
BOX ELDER BEES
DIMOND LYNX
JACKSON RANGERS
MOUNTAIN HOME ROYALS
NORTH MEDFORD MAVERICKS
RICHLAND KNIGHTS
SHERIDAN JETS

FLORENCE
BRIGHAM CITY
ANCHORAGE
JACKSON HOLE
MOUNTAIN HOME
MEDFORD
RICHLAND
SHERIDAN

MT
UT
AK
WY
ID
OR
WA
WY

 2005IDAHO
IDAHO FALLS
WASHINGTON- BURLINGTON SOX
MONTANA - GALLATIN VALLEY 

BARONS
BOX ELDER BEES
BURLINGTON SOX
CASPER DRILLERS
FAIRBANKS 49ERS
GALLATIN VALLEY OUTLAWS
IDAHO FALLS RANGERS
ROSEBURG PEPSI

BOISE
BRIGHAM CITY
BURLINGTON
CASPER
FAIRBANKS
THREE FORKS
IDAHO FALLS
ROSEBURG

ID
UT
WA
WY
AK
MT
ID
OR

 2004MONTANA
BOZEMAN 
WASHINGTON- VANCOUER TROJANS
IDAHO- UPPER VALLEY 

DIMOND LYNX
GALLATIN VALLEY OUTLAWS
GLENDIVE BLUE DEVILS
JACKSON GIANTS
NORTH SALEM VIKING
UPPER VALLEY BULLDOGS
VANCOUVER TROJANS
WEBER WARRIORS

ANCHORAGE
THREE FORKS
GLENDIVE
JACKSON HOLE
SALEM
ST. ANTHONY
VANCOUVER
PLEASANT VIEW

AK
MT
MT
WY
OR
ID
WA
UT

 2003WASHINGTON
SPOKANE
WASHINGTON- RICHLAND KNIGHTS
WASHINGTON- CNJ SHADLE PARK

BITTERROOT RED SOX
BONNEVILLE LAKERS
CNJ SHADLE PARK
DIMOND LYNX
JACKSON GIANTS
RICHLAND KNIGHTS
RILEY CREEK LAKERS
SALEM LEGION VIKINGS

HAMILTON
OGDEN
SPOKANE
ANCHORAGE
JACKSON HOLE
RICHLAND
SANDPOINT
SALEM

MT
UT
WA
AK
WY
WA
ID
OR

 2002OREGON
LA GRANDE
WASHINGTON- RICHLAND KNIGHTS
WYOMING- CHEYENNE HAWKS

CHEYENNE HAWKS
GLENDIVE BLUE DEVILS
MOUNTAIN HOME ROYALS
RICHLAND KNIGHTS
SUMNER BANDITS
VALDEZ BUCS
WEST ALBANY

CHEYENNE
GLENDIVE
MOUNTAIN
RICHLAND
SUMNER
VALDEZ
ALBANY

WY
MT
ID
WA
WA
AK
OR

 2001WYOMING
POWELL

OREGON- LA GRANDE
WASHINGTON- BURLINGTON

ANCHORAGE COUGARS
BITTERROOT RED SOX
BUHL TRIBE
BURLINGTON SOX
LA GRANDE RAIN ROOF
RICHLAND JR. KNIGHTS
SERVICE POST #28
WHEATLAND LOBOS

ANCHORAGE
HAMILTON
BUHL
BURLINGTON
LA GRANDE
RICHLAND
ANCHORAGE
WHEATLAND

AK
MT
ID
WA
OR
WA
AK
WY

 2000IDAHO
LEWISTON

YAKIMA WASHINGTON- MARYVILLE
MONTANA- BITTERROOT RED SOX
ABERDEEN
ANCHORAGE COUGARS
BITTERROOT RED SOX
BUHL TRIBE
LAKESIDE RECOVERY GREEN
LEBANON POST 51
MARYSVILLE HAWKS
POWELL PIONEERS

ABERDEEN
ANCHORAGE
HAMILTON
BUHL
BELLEVUE
LEBANON
MARYSVILLE
POWELL

SD
AK
MT
ID
WA
OR
ID
WY

 1999MONTANA
GLENDIVE


IDAHO- BURLEY
OREGON- NORTH SALEM

ABERDEEN
AURORA
BURLEY
DOUGLAS
HAVRE
SALEM
VANCOUVER

ABERDEEN
AURORA
BURLEY
DOUGLAS
HAVRE
SALEM
VANCOUVER

SD
UT
ID
WY
MT
OR
WA

 1998WASHINGTON
YAKIMA

MONTANA- BITTERROOT RED SOX
WASHINGTON- ABERDEEN

BITTERROOT RED SOX
DOWNEY
JOHN DAY
KENNEWICK
OROFINO
WORLAND

HAMILTON
DOWNEY
JOHN DAY
KENNEWICK
OROFINO
WORLAND

MT
ID
OR
WA
ID
WY

 1997OREGON
EAGLE POINT

WASHINGTON- KENNEWICK
OREGON- CLEVELAND

BITTERROOT RED SOX
BURLINGTON
CLEVELAND
GLENDIVE
KENNEWICK
NAMPA
WORLAND

HAMILTON
BURLINGTON
CLEVELAND
GLENDIVE
KENNEWICK
NAMPA
WORLAND

MT
WA
OR
MT
WA
ID
WY

 1996WYOMING
POWELL

WASHINGTON- OKANDOAN
OREGON- NORTH JACKSON

BILLINGS
LEWISTON
NORTH DAKOTA
NORTH JACKSON
OKANOGAN
RAPID CITY
WORLAND

BILLINGS
LEWISTON
NORTH DAKOTA
NORTH JACKSON
OKANOGAN
RAPID CITY
WORLAND

MT
ID
ND
OR
WA
SD
WY

 1995IDAHO
BOISE

OREGON - NORTH JACKSON
WASHINGTON - BELLINGHAM

A.L. MEMORIAL
BELLINGHAM
KENNEWICK
NORTH JACKSON
SIDNEY
WORLAND


BELLINGHAM
KENNEWICK
NORTH JACKSON
SIDNEY
WORLAND

ID
WA
WA
OR
MT
WY

 1994MONTANA
MISSOULA

ALBERTA CANADA- FORT MACLEOD
OREGON - NORTH JACKSON

FORT MACLEOD
KENNEWICK
MOUNTAIN HOME
NORTH JACKSON
SAWYER-SURRY
TORRINGTON

FORT MACLEOD
KENNEWICK
MOUNTAIN HOME
NORTH JACKSON
SURREY
TORRINGTON

AB, CA
WA
ID
OR
ND
WY

 1993WASHINGTON
YAKIMA

ALBERTA CANADA- FORT MACLEOD
OREGON- REDMAN

EVERETT
FORT MACLEOD
MOUNTAIN HOME
REDMAN
TORRINGTON
TUALATIN
YAKIMA
DILLON

EVERETT
FORT MACLEOD
MOUNTAIN HOME
REDMAN
TORRINGTON
TUALATIN
YAKIMA
DILLON

WA
AB, CA
ID
WA
WY
OR
WA
MT

 1992OREGON
PENDLETON

WASHINGTON- BURLINGTON
MONTANA- MISSOULA

BARLOW
BURLINGTON
EMMETT
KENNEWICK
LAUREL
MISSOULA
TORRINGTON

BARLOW
BURLINGTON
EMMETT
KENNEWICK
LAUREL
MISSOULA
TORRINGTON

OR
WA
ID
WA
MT
MT
WY

 1991IDAHO
COEUR-D'ALENE 

-
???- 

BEVERTON
BITTERROOT RED SOX
BURLINGTON
LAUREL
MILTON-FREEWATER
MOUNT VERNON
OROFINO

BEVERTON
BITTERROOT RED SOX
BURLINGTON
LAUREL
MILTON-FREEWATER
MOUNT VERNON
OROFINO
OR
MT
WA
MT
OR
WA
ID

 1990MONTANA
ANACONDA

ALBERTA CANADA- VAUXHALL
MONTANA - BITTERROOT BUCKS

BITTERROOT BUCS
EDMONDS
GLENDALE
MOUNTAIN HOME
POCATELLO
SNOHOMISH
VAUXHALL ALBERTA

FLORENCE
EDMONDS
GLENDALE
MOUNTAIN HOME
POCATELLO
SNOHOMISH
VAUXHALL

MT
WA
WA
ID
ID
WA
AB, CA

 1989WASHINGTON
YAKIMA

OREGON- HOOD RIVER
WASHINGTON- KENNEWICK

BITTERROOT BUCS
HOOD RIVER
KENNEWICK
LAUREL
POCATELLO
ROSEBERG
ST. MARIES

FLORENCE
HOOD RIVER
KENNEWICK
LAUREL
POCATELLO
ROSEBERG
ST. MARIES

MT
OR
WA
MT
ID
OR
ID

 1988OREGON
EUGENE

OREGON- ROSEBURG
IDAHO- POCATELLO

BITTERROOT BUCS
EUGENE
KIRKLAND
MEDICINE HAT
POCATELLO
ROSEBURG
WASHINGTON

FLORENCE
EUGENE
KIRKLAND
MEDICINE HAT
POCATELLO
ROSEBURG
WASHINGTON

MT
OR
WA
AB, CA
ID
OR
WA

 1987IDAHO
IDAHO FALLS

OREGON- KIRLAND
WASHINGTON- YAKIMA

EUGENE
KIRKLAND
LEWISTOWN
MERDIAN
ROSEBERG
WOLF POINT
YAKIMA

EUGENE
KIRKLAND
LEWISTOWN
MERDIAN
ROSEBERG
WOLF POINT
YAKIMA

OR
WA
MT
ID
OR
MT
WA

 1986MONTANA
HAMILTON

OREGON- ROSEBURG
MONTANA- LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA

BELLEVUE
BITTERROOT BUCS
CLEVELAND
LETHBRIDGE
LEWISTOWN
ROSEBURG
YAKIMA

BELLEVUE
FLORENCE
CLEVELAND
LETHBRIDGE
LEWISTOWN
ROSEBURG
YAKIMA
WA
MT
WA
AB, CA
MT
OR
WA

 1985WASHINGTON
YAKIMA
WASHINGTON- KENNEWICK
WASHINGTON- YAKIMA
EMMETT
EUGENE
GLENDIVE
KENNEWICK
LETHBRIDGE
ROSEBURG
YAKIMA
ST. MARIES

EMMETT
EUGENE
GLENDIVE
KENNEWICK
LETHBRIDGE
ROSEBURG
YAKIMA
ST. MARIES

ID
OR
MT
WA
AB, CA
OR
WA
ID

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