UPDATE: Friday 7:00 PM
The UPDATED Saturday schedule is posted.
THIS EVENT HAS A $20 EVENT PASS TO ATTEND ALL GAMES.
No day pass will befor sale. 14 and under are free.
COACHES PASS LIST. Each team will be allowed to have a maximum of 3 coaches admitted without charge.
ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY FOR ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR. Verbal or physical abuse of tournament staff, gate workers, tournament officials, umpires or opponents by coaches, players, parents or fans will NOT be tolerated. The head coach and entire team are held responsible for the behavior of all individuals (assistants, players, parents, fans) associated with a team. The penalty for the first offense of verbal abuse of tournament staff is forfeit of one game. The penalty for the first offense of physical abuse or the second offense of verbal abuse is expulsion of your team. PLEASE DO NOT CAUSE YOUR ENTIRE TEAM TO BE PENALIZED! Please set a good example for all the young men participating in this event who will be watching and listening.
CONCESSIONS: We will provide water in the dugouts only at VSC. Concession stand will be open at VSC.
CLEAN UP: It is the responsibility of each team to clean up the dugout following games. Fans, please dispose of empty packaging and waste in available receptacles before leaving the ballpark.
SHOWCASE FORMAT AND RULES
BASEBALLS: Each team is required to supply NFHS stamped baseballs for the games.
WEATHER PERMITTING, all teams will be scheduled to play a minimum of 3 games in the event.
PLAYING RULES: Unless modified, we will use NFHS playing rules
HOME and VISITOR: Coin Flip in Pool Play. In the Playoffs, the higher seed will be the home team. Coin flip if seeds are the same.
REGULATION GAME: 7 innings
POOL PLAY: All pool play games will be played under a strict 1 hour and 50 minute time limit. No new inning can start after 1 hour and 50 minutes. All games that are tied after 7 innings or the time limit will end in a tie.
PLAYOFFS and TIE BREAKER: The 1 hour and 50 minute time limit will be used in all games except the Championship Games. After 7 innings or time limit has been reached, the following tie breaker rules will go into effect except for the Championship Games:
The last 3 hitters of the previous inning will load the bases with one out. The last hitter will be placed @ 1B, hitter before him @ 2B, hitter before that @ 3B. Play continues until one team is ahead at the end of an inning.
1. Pool Play Overall Record
2. Head to Head (If 3 teams are tied, if one team has defeated both other teams, that team advances. If not go to #3.
3. Total Runs Allowed in Pool Play
4. Total Runs Scored in Pool Play
5. Coin Flip
BAT RESTRICTIONS: BBCOR -3
PITCHER RESTRICTIONS: None. Coaches are encouraged to monitor pitch counts and limit innings in the best interest of each individual.
MERCY RULE: 12 runs after 3 innings, 10 after 4, 8 after 5
LINE UP RESTRICTIONS: You can bat 9, 10, or 11. DH and or EH and XH. You can also bat your entire lineup with free defensive substitutions. Lineup must stay with the same number of batters for the entire game. No player can occupy more than one spot in the batting order per game. Must start game with 9 players. Can play with 8 after game starts.
Courtesy Runners allowed for Pitchers/Catchers - If no subs, then last out recorded may run.
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SAFETY: Helmets must be worn in the batting cages at all times and at all venues.
Disclaimer: We reserve the right to modify or change playing rules or the format of the tournament in the best interest of the event due to weather or any other reason at any time before or during the event. All tournament entry fees and tournament admission fees are non-refundable for any reason.