9 Stars Sports

SHOWCASE RULES

Rules are based on keeping the games moving and competitive.

Turn in lineup card to home plate umpire prior to coin flip.

18U games are 5-Game Guarantee. All 18U games including Pool, Bracket and Championship Games are 1 hr 20 min no new inning after. Hustle in and out, 1 minute between innings or five warmup pitches whichever comes first. No huddles in the circle.

Run Rule: 12 after 3 / 10 after 4 / 8 after 5

Batting Order & Courtesy Runners: May bat as many as you like on both days, MUST maintain batting order. In the event a team is batting the entire team then the courtesy runner for the Pitcher or Catcher only will be the last batted out. If the entire team is not batting and you have players on the bench that have not been in the game, these players will be used as the Courtesy Runner for the Pitcher or Catcher.

Team listed first will occupy 1B dugout. If team playing last game is in 1B dugout, that team will maintain that dugout.

May use EP (Extra Player) anywhere in batting llineup when batting ten or more players. An EP may also play on defense without announcing the change. Can also use FLEX/DP if you like.

Free Substitution on Defense ONLY! Any player may play defense as free substituion player as long as she has not been removed from the game.

One coach may be outsitde the dugout during defensive inning. No buckets and no chairs of any type allowed on field.

NO Protest: All calls will be final on the field with plate umpire and or Site Director. If a protest is made to the Site Director their will be a $60 cash only Protest Fee. If the protestor wins the protest that team will get their money back, if the protestor loses the protest the fee will be forfeited to the Site Director. Judgement calls are not protestable.

EJECTIONS: Head Coaches are responsible for your fans and assistant coaches conduct. Any Coach or Fan that is ejected will be asked to leave the park and is not allowed to return for the next game. If two ejections by the same adult, that adult is not allowed back in the park for the remainder of the event.

ZERO TOLERANCE: No alcohol, no smoking, no swearing, no threatening statements, no aggressive physical contact with any individual, no defacing city property. If any of these occur, the individual will be dismissed from the park immediately and will not be allowed to return.

NOTE: All teams participating in this event will be covered with RPS Bollinger weekend secondary insurance. All players and coaches will be covered while inside the field of play during pregame warmups and games. Teams are not covered off-site