9 Stars Sports

2020 SHOW LOW 14U & 12U (2021 Qualifier)

Show Low, AZ //8.8.2020-8.9.2020

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    DIVISIONS

    Divisions: 14U and 12U

    Entry Fee
    14U...........First 12 teams paid secure a spot. $675
    12U...........First 12 teams paid secure a spot. $675

    Event Registration Deadline: August 2, 2020 by 4:00pm

    NOTE:..Pay full entry fee NOW!..Your team is marked "Approved" and secured a spot when you team pays Full Entry Fee.

    DEPOSIT: Can pay a $250 non-refundable deposit for this event. Balance due must be paid by Aug. 3rd.

    Call Bobby Pena for more information 623 329-3813.

     
    COVID-19 PROTOCOL & WAIVER OF LIABILITY

    COVID-19 Policies:

    USA Softball detailed policies are fluid and subject to change. USA Softball of Arizona will email all teams the Safety Protocol five days prior to this event date. Instructions will accompany this Protocol.

    WAIVER OF LIABILITY: "Back to the Park" Safety Protocol, Disclaimers and Liability Waivers. All teams head coach, assistant coaches, team managers and parents of players participating in this tournament MUST fill out and sign the "Waiver of Liability" associated with this tournament. Head Coaches of each team will recieve a copy of the Waiver via email. Head Coaches will be responsible for submitting to each of your assistant coaches, team managers, parents and players to read thoroughly. Collect and place your team Waivers in a large business envelope labeled wit your team name and age division. The Waiver envelope MUST be turned in to the Tournament Site Director at the park you are playing one hour prior to your first pool game.

    Let's all be responsibile for following safety protocol and experience a safe competitive fun weekend!!

    IMPORTANT NOTE! As soon as each team finishes your last game of the day, you are instructed by the City of Show Low to vacate the complex as to avoid large gatherings.

    Thank you for your cooperation!..Bobby Pena

     
    EVENT INFORMATION

    This event is a National Qualifier for 2021 USA Softball Nationals - Top 2 teams Qualify.

    All divisions have a 4 Game Guarantee Format: 3 pool games + single elimination bracket

    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.

    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.

    BATTING LINEUP: May bat entire team for Pool Games and Bracket Games.

    COURTESY RUNNER RULE: If batting entire team, the Courtesy Runner will be the LAST COMPLETED AT BAT for the pitcher and or catcher only. If you have players that are on the lineup card and have not been in the game, these players must be used as Courtesy Runner.

    GAME LENGTH FOR THIS TOURNAMENT: For Saturday games due to cleaning the dugouts, all Pool Games will be 1hr. 15 min. finish the inning. Allow 3 minutes for team to vacate the dugout before entering. All Bracket Games will be 1hr. 20min. finish the inning including the Championship Game.

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

    COIN FLIP: Will decide home team.

    DUGOUT: Team listed first will occupy 1B dugout. If a team tha is currently playing, that team will maintain that dugout.

    RUN RULE: 12 after 3 / 10 after 4 / 8 after 5

    NO HUDDLES: While on field of play. social distancing is in effect. HR, players in dugout area may not enter the field.

    BETWEEN INNINGS: 3 pitches. Catcher throw back to pitcher, no around the horn.

    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: $60 cash only before protest is heard, cash given to Site Director not umpire, Protestor wins, will be returned Protest Fee. Lose protest,forfeits $60. Clock runs during protest. UIC will help make final decision. on nature of the protest. 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.

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