Based in Cloquet, MN, the Minnesota Blast is a northern Minnesota traveling summer softball organization providing skills, techniques and philosophies to build the game around the Northland.
Born in 2010, the Blast has offered teams from the 12U to 18U ages and has helped produce well-over 400 players, a number of which have played softball and other sports at the Division I, II and III levels.
In its decade of existence, the Blast has had countless success at the local, regional, state and national level. In 2019, the Blast placed 8th nationally at 16U, as well as 5th at 18U in 2013. In 2018, their best finish was as national runner-up of 52 participating teams in 12U. They have won the last 5 northern state titles in 7 years.