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

PHOENIX, AZ // 10.10.2020-10.11.2020

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  • 2020 USA AZ 18 Gold Showcase 10/10/2020-10/11/2020

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DIVISIONS AVAILABLE

DIVISION / 18 GOLD / 5 Game Guarantee

Entry Fee
18 GOLD...First 24 Approved paid teams secure a spot $1300

Event Registration Deadline: October 4, Sunday - May be Sold Out Early!

NOTE: All teams will play at this 6-plex sports complex, ROSE MOFFORD SPOTST COMPLEX - 9833 - N. 25th Ave - AZ 85021.. College Coaches will stay and recruit at this one park. First 24 teams paid will secure a spot in this event. 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 information at 623 329-3813. DEPOSIT; Teams may pay a $650 non-refundable deposit online this will secure your team a spot in this event. Balance due must be paid by Oct.4, 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 plus EXTRA SCRIMMAGE GAMES FRIDAY NIGHT

FORMAT: 5 Game Guarantee Pool Play + Single Elim Bracket / Team that loses in first round or bracket play will recieve on Consolation Game.

EXTRA GAMES FRIDAY NIGHT: Any teams interested in Friday night scrimmage games, you can schedule one or two games / Times will be 6:00pm and or 8:00pm / 1 hr 30 min finish the inning / $100 per game / For more information and to schedule your Scrimmage Games contact Bobby Pena 623 329-3813

Team Gate Fee Buyout: $150 due at check-in prior to first game at Check-In-Table (payable by cash or credit card, no checks) This fee allows your entire team and parents/spectators in the park with no additional gate fees. All can bring in coolers with food and water. Canopies are fine to bring in but MUST be anchored per City of Peoria Parks & Recreation Department. NO PETS allowed in park.

 
EVENT AWARDS

AWARDS: Champion and Runner Up Plaques and medals plu Champion Tournament T-Shirt.

 
EVENT RULES

TOURNAMENT RULES

NEW PITCHING 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 Saturday Pool Games will be 1hr. 30 min. finish the inning. Sunday box bracket games will be 1hr. 30min. finish the inning. (teams will recieve two box bracket games on Sunday)

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: ill decide home team.

BOX 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.