9 Stars Sports


Payson, AZ 6.13.2020-6.14.2020


DIVISIONS - 2020 Welcome Back "PLAY BALL!"
Divisions ENTRY FEE
12U.....The Town of Payson "approved" this touranment.are $585
14U..... Penciled In teams can pay entry fee now. $585
16U......Entry Deadline: 5/22 $585
18U..... $585

Event Registration Deadline: 5/22/2020 this will be a Sold Out Early event!

Event Dates: 6/13/2020-6/14/2020

To Make an Entry Fee: Teams on the Penciled In List should pay Entry Fee now.. Please call the Town of Payson and ask for Justin Hewitt-Youth & Adult Sports Coordinator 928 472-5113 jhewitt@paysonaz.gov to process your Full Entry Fee Payment at. There will be NO deposit accepted for this event, Full Entry Fee only. Mail in Check to: Attn: Justin Hewitt - Town of Payson - 1000 W. Country Club Drive - Payson , AZ 85541 / Make Check Payable to: Town of Payson

Tournament Director: Bobby Pena 623 329-3813 mobile or bp9starssports@msn.com
Reserve your Hotel rooms early!
LODGING: Go to this link to see Hotel list in Payson. CLICK HERE

COVID-19 Policies:

UPDATE. 6/3: USA Softball of Arizona "Back to the Ballpark" Safety Protocol, Waiver of Liability will be emailed to all teams on June 3rd after 4:00pm, check your inbox.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY: 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 formr" associated with this tournament. The Waivers MUST placed in a team 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 successful weekend!!

Thank you for your cooperation!..Bobby Pena

Format: 4 game guarantee / 3 Pool Games plus Single Elimination Bracket
Game Length: Saturday 1 hr 15 min, finish the inning / Sunday 1 hr 20 min, finish the inning.
Town of Payson Parks & Rec has informed us we must allow extra 5 minutes for teams to disinfect their dugout after last game played.


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: All Pool Games will be 1hr. 15min. finish the inning. 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, gets $60 back. Lose protest forfeits $60. Clock runs during protest. UIC will help make final decision. on nature of the protest. Judgement calls are not protestable.

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..


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


To get Penciled-In for Payson tournaments: email your team info to Bobby Pena at bp9starssports@msn.com

Pencil-In Info Requires: Team Name, Age Division, Head Coach, HC phone #, HC email, and Tournament Name