9 Stars Sports

USA AZ 2020 "PLAY IN THE PINES!"

PAYSON, AZ // July 10, 2020 - July12, 2020

CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information contact: Courtney Spawn-Recreation Supervisor at 928 472-5110 or email cspawn@paysonaz.gov

 
Tournament Director

 
DIVISIONS AVAILABLE
USA AZ 2020 "PLAY IN THE PINES!"....Updated: 6/16 Entry Fee
10B ....All teams under the Penciled In list MUST PAY NOW! $585
12B....New Entry Deadline: 6/18 by 4:00pmN $585
14B....Teams that pay by this date will secure a spot in this event. date $585
16B.....Teams that do not pay by this date will be moved to Waiting List. $585
18B.. $585

Event Registration Deadline: .6/18/2020 must pay by this date to secure a spot in this event.

Event Dates: 7/11/2020 thru 7/12/2020

NOTE: Special requests to play at certain times will not be accepted for this event.

Schedule Posted by: Monday after 6:00pm 7/6/2020 or sooner if Sold Out early.

To Make a non-refundable Full Entry Fee Payment or non-refundable deposit: Please call the Town of Payson ask for Justin Hewitt-Youth & Adult Sports Coordinator to process your payment at 928 472-5113 jhewitt@paysonaz.gov Teams can pay a $250 non-refundable deposit to Justin Hewitt to secure a spot, must pay balance due by 7/1/2020.

Tournament Director: Bobby Pena 623 329-3813 mobile or bp9starssports@msn.com

Reserve your Hotels rooms early!

LODGING: Go to this link to see Hotel list in Payson. CLICK HERE

 
PENCIL IN / "B" QUALIFICATION / TEAM ROSTER

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

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

Rosters: All teams MUST turn in Roster at tournament Check-In-Table one hour prior to your first pool game. Tournament table will be located at Ramada #5.

Questions regarding this event call Bobby Pena-Tournamnet Director 623 329-3813

 
EVENT FORMAT & TOURNAMENT RULES

"TOURNAMENT CHECK-IN-TABLE" AT RAMADA #5 (behind Rumsey field #1):..

RUMSEY PARK - 400 N. Mclane Rd. - Payson, AZ 85541

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.

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, NO SUNFLOWER SEEDS, NO SHELLED PEANUTS.

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

 
EVENT AWARDS

AWARDS!

Team Plaques for 1st and Runner Up per division.

Individual Medals for 1st and Runner Up per division.

This event is a Qualifier for 2021 USA Softball National Championship Tournament.