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2020 "A" STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

Williams, AZ // 6.6.2020-7.26.2020

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EVENT AWARDS

AWARDS for Arizona Invitationals: Champion and Runner-Up, will receive plaques with Individual player medals and berths to 2021 USA Softball National Championship.

 
DIVISIONS

Divisions - All A-StateTournament Divisions have been moved to Williams, AZ.....UPDATED: 7/7

Entry Fee
10U ......Division Cancelled due to CoVid-19......................... $650
12U.....July 25-26..Williams, AZ...2 spots available, first 12 teams ......................................................paid will secure a spot $675
14U.... June 13-14..completed $675
16U.... June 6-7..completed $675
18U-----June 6-7..completed $695

Event Registration Deadline: All Divisions Will Pay on this Site, Pay ASAP To Secure Your Spot

Note: Your team is marked "Approved" when you pay the full entry fee payment. After registering and paying in full your spot will be secured. Call B. Pena for more information 623 329-3813.

Event Dates: 18u Division will be playing on (June 6-7), All other divisions will remain TBD until further notice, check back on this page for updates.

 
COVID-19 POLICIES & DISCLAIMERS

COVID-19 Policies:

USA Softball detailed policies fluid and subject to change. USA Softball of Arizona will email all teams the Safety Protocol on 5/29. Directions will accompany this Protocol.

LIABILITY WAIVER: "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. The coaches will be responsible for submitting to each of their assistant coaches, team managers, parents and players to read thoroughly. Collect and place your team Waivers in an envelope. 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 their last game of the day, you are instructed by the City of Williams to vacate the complex as to avoid large gatherings.

Thank you for your cooperation!..Bobby Pena

 
EVENT INFORMATION

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: 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..

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.