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SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

 

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Softball Complex

September 16 & 17, 2005

Friday - All participating coaches check-in at 6:00 p.m.,

first game check-in at 6:30 p.m., game at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday - TBA

Rules:

  1. Each team will have no more than eighteen (18) participants, having ten players (no more than six men or fewer than four women) on the field for defense. Fewer men (minimum of four) can play, but no fewer than eight total players.

  2. American Softball Association (ASA) rules for CO-ED play will apply with the exception of the following local rules, or event exceptions:

    1. Extra Players will be allowed, however, there must be both a male and a female Extra Player.

    2. Six men/four women on the field, any positions. (more women to 6 is acceptable)

    3. If a player leaves the game, an out is scored in his/her place in the lineup.

    4. The player preceding this automatic out may not be intentionally walked in order to get to the out.

  3. Females can bat from either side (right or left). Males must bat from weak side - opposite hand. Opposing pitcher may ask batter to switch if they think "weak" side is not being followed.

  4. No more than two men or women may bat back to back.

  5. Any walk to a male batter will result in a two base award. The next batter (a female) will bat. EXCEPTION: With two outs, the female batter has the option to walk or bat (once the first pitch is thrown she cannot change her mind

  6. Each team member must sign a waiver (event roster) prior to the team's first game of the tournament.

  7. Each batter will begin with a 0/0 count. Third strike foul the batter is out.

  8. Games will be a maximum of 40 minutes or seven innings whichever comes first.

  9. Run rule is in effect, 15 runs after 3 innings.

  10. If the format is determined to be a round robin, the following will break ties at the end:

    1. Head to head

    2. Total runs scored among the teams that are tied.

  11. Games during the tournament that end in a tie will be broken according to ISA rules; last batter up will go to 2nd base, next batter in the lineup will bat starting with the regular 2/1 count, play will continue until the tie is broken.

  12. Each team must provide one person to umpire the game immediately following the game just played. Regardless of which division is playing.

  13. All teams must be ready to play at the times posted. Game time is forfeit time. Lineups must be turned in and coin tossed 15 min. prior to game time.

  14. Teams will provide the game balls according to local ASA co-ed rules. Men - 12", Women - 11", 44 core.

  15. No titanium or any other illegal bats allowed.

  16. Sliding is allowed, but flagrant sliding will not be tolerated.

  17. Numbers are not required on shirts.

  18. There is no home run limit.

  19. The official score is the home team after verification with the home plate umpire.

  20. There will be no beer in the dugouts.

  21. No pets allowed.

NO BEER/ALCOHOL MAY BE BROUGHT ONTO THE SOFTBALL COMPLEX