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2020 TUCSON 18 GOLD SHOWCASE AZ/CA/NM/TX

TUCSON, AZ // 12.19.2020-12.20.2020

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  • 2020 Tucson 18 Gold Holiday Showcase 12/19/2020-12/20/2020

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DIVISIONS AVAILABLE

DIVISION / 5 Game Guarantee

Entry Fee
18 GOLD...First 24 Approved paid teams secure a spot. $1250.00

Event Registration Deadline: December 13, Sunday - May be Sold Out Early!

NOTE: All teams will play at this 6-plex sports complex..MIKE JACOBS SPORTS PARK-6901 N. Casa Grande Hwy-Tucson, AZ 85743 (near I-10 & Ina Rd.) College Coaches will recruit at this park. First 24 teams registered and paid secure a spot. Teams may use your personal Live Stream device.

College Coaches Invited: DII, DIII, NAIA, AZ JC's; College Coaches will be posted as they commit.

This event is for Gold or high skill level teams. Your team may need to be approved to participate in this event if you are not of this skill level. Contact Bobby Pena Event Director for more informationat 623 329-3813. DEPOSIT; Teams may pay a $750 non-refundable deposit online this will secure your team a spot in this event. Balance due will be by Dec. 12, 2020 payable online. You can call Bobby to assist you with your registration and payment over the phone. NOTE: Deposits or full entry fee payments will be refundable in the event of Rain Out or COVID-19 cancellation. Refund will be no more than up to 10% depending on tournament cost at time of cancellation.

 
EVENT FORMAT

FORMAT: 5 Game Guarantee Tournament Format / 3 pool games + single elimination bracket and teams losing first round of Bracket Play will recieve one Consolation Game.

Gate Fee $5 per day per person over 12: Players in uniform and up to four coaches get in free. Can bring in coolers with water and fruit only, no food. Canopies are fine to bring in but MUST be anchored per Pima County...NO PETS allowed in park.

 
EVENT AWARDS and LODGING

AWARDS: 1st Place and Runner Up plaques and 1st Place CHAMPIONS TOURNAMENT T-SHIRT plus medals for Runner Up team.

LODGING: This event is NOT "Stay to Play", teams may select your lodging anywhere you like. There is NO lodging buyout for this event. For best lodging rates go to..expedia.com..google "Hotels close to Mike Jacobs Sports Park". You will find rates from $55 to $85 per night plus tax, Hotels are anywhere from .5 miles to 2.5 miles for Sports Park.

 
EVENT FORMAT and RULES

TOURNAMENT RULES

PITCHING STEP BACK OR START BACK RULE FOR 2020: Pitchers back foot may start back or step back behind the pitching rubber during or before the pitchers windup.

COVID-19 RULE: PITCHING RULE REGARDING LICKING FINGERS; Pitchers may not lick fingers while in or around the pitching circle. First time is no-pitch, thereafter is an automatic ball to the batter.

COVID-19 RULE/SPITTING: No spiting on the field of play by anyone participating in this event.

BATTING LINEUP: May bat up to ten with one being a FLEX/DP and can use an EP. (Extra Player). Must maintain integrety of the batting order.

SUBSTITUTIONS: Free substitution on defense except for the Pitcher and Catcher. Subs for the Pitcher and Catcher must be announce to the plate umpire.

COURTESY RUNNER RULE: Available players listed on the lineup card not yet in the batting order may be courtesy runner for Pitcher or Catcher only.

GAME LENGTH: All Pool Games and Bracket Games will be 1hr. 30 min. finish the inning. Championship Game only will be 7-innings no time limit. Allow 3 to 5 minutes for team to vacate the dugout before entering.

POOL GAMES MAY END IN A TIE!

ITB FOR ALL BRACKET GAMES!

GHOST BATS: The white, blue and gold Ghost bats may be used.

COIN FLIP for Pool Games will decide home team.

BRACKET GAMES:.."High seed" will have choice of Home or Visitor. In the event both teams are same seed then coin flip will decide Home or Visitor.

DUGOUT: Team listed first will occupy 1B dugout unless preoccupied by team from prior game.

RUN RULE: 10 after 5

COVID-19 RULE - NO HUDDLES ON FIELD: While on field of play. social distancing is in effect.

COVID-19 RULE - REGARDING HR BALL: Players MUST remain in dugout area may not enter the field to congratulate due to COVID-19 no mass gathering on field of play.

BETWEEN INNINGS: 3 pitches warm up.. Catchers may throw down to 2B after last warm up pitch but, no huddles in the pitching circle.

TIME OUTS: Limiited to 30 seconds.

NO JEWELRY: No jewelry on face, ears, eyebrows or anywhere that can be seen. No tape on jewelry.

PROTEST FEE: $100 cash only before protest is heard, cash given to Site Director not umpire, Protestor wins, will be returned Protest Fee. Lose protest,forfeits of $100. Clock runs during protest, clock may stop depending on time consumption of protest. UIC will help make final decision base on rule interpretation. Judgement calls are not protestable. Teams make sure you have all players birth certificates in your team binder, copy of your weekend Roster and copy of your Team Insurance

EJECTIONS: Adult ejected must leave the park immediatlely and may not enter the park for the next game. Player ejection is confined to the dudgout. Anyone ejected for the second time is eliminated from the tournament and park for the rest of the tournament.

NO SMOKING, NO ALCOHOL, NO SWEARING, NO PETS ALLOW AT THIS PARK.

Standard USA Fast Pitch Rules apply with modification as stated above:. Printed rules on this tournament page for this event will be in effect.