All games are at Sports park.
All the cameras are hooked up for games to be watched on usssa live. Have to have a paid subscription. FB live is allowed for this tournament, if my Umpire allows it.
here is the link for usssa live stream. It is listed under baseball.
Below are the rules for this weekend.
Sports park does have a gate fee. cash only- be 5-7.00. Please have exact change. This is now the Premium Privately owned facility in the Midwest. Please adhere to all rules,I only have a few weekends to run here,I do not want to lose those.
No Alcoholic beverages can be brought into the park .No bottles..........
The Concession stands finally take cash and credit cards. There is one in the front and one in the back.
No dogs are allowed, unless service dogs.
Absolutely NO gum, Sunflower Seeds, Metal Spikes, or any form of tobacco products on the
turf fields. This will result in immediate ejection from the park, no warnings. Any ISP staff can eject you for that. Please do not come running to me if this happens.
No uniform rule
No time limit
20-15-10 run rule
Winners bracket winner is home team for championship- flip for the if.
Any legal USSSA or GSL ball.
No Stadiums or Demarini GSL Nation balls. No pink balls.
Have to usssa/GSL stamped legal balls.
I will not have balls for sale.
The park might have USSSA/GSL league balls for sale, they will be LEAGUE type balls.
Substitutions must be announced..
Coaches, you only need to check in with me , if you have not paid or have any questions. You do need to get your players there early for bat testing. As the line can get pretty long.
GSL Pitching- Have to toe the rubber this year.
We will be testing in the front diamonds or in the office.
1 bat per player and only 1. If one fails you get 1 more chance. We only test a bat 1 time, 1 side etc.
After 12.00 pm, you can come in the office have any other bats tested for 3.00 each, we will test 3 sides for you.
All bats must have the designated sticker at all times, if you enter the box w/o a sticker and caught, an out will be declared and the bat must be re-tested.
All bats must be 240 stamped. Even if we test a 220 bat and you are caught in the box or hit with one, you will be declared out. It is your responsibility to provide our tester a legal bat to be tested.
Please remove all your old stickers. Use goo gone or peel them off.
If we test a bat that is what we consider, ridiculous, we may cut it or sand off the stamp, they are illegal to use in any USSSA/GSL play. Keep them in the trunk.
We all know that some bats have been Temporarily been banned. We will see how that plays out. The penalty for any of these bats is the same as a 220 or non stickered bat.
It is the players responsibility to retrieve a failed bat, once your team is eliminated.
We may spot check bats.
Courtesy- anyone on the roster, 1 Time per inning.
Bracket- 4 hr/dhh/ie- 60 minute time limit
B/c- 6 hr's- dhh-outs
D- 3hr's- dhh/ie
E- 1 hr/dhh/ie
The equalizer is:
An extra male player, can play off and def or an extra 2 home runs. Must be announced at the plate or til the 1st pitch.
There is zero tolerance for any Unsportsmanlike actions with anyone, anywhere in the park, especially the Umpires. We will not tolerate excessive arguing calls, etc.
Any player kicked out of a game for unsportsmanlike conduct, will sit their next game, that will move to the next tournament if necessary..
Anyone sitting out due to being ejected or sitting out from a previous tournament, can not be in the dug out, bleachers or anywhere near the field..
All players must be online.
All players must be in eligible status.
Players that are playing up 1 class, can sign a guest roster to avoid the pr flip. Must sign in the office. Pending players must also check in and sign.
Rosters will lock on Friday at 7.00 PM...
If you have not paid yet, we only take cash, venmo or paypal at the park... No checks or credit cards.
Good luck to all teams this weekend and thank you for choosing USSSA/GSL for the weekend. And we wish you the best in all your softball endeavors for the 2023 season.
" Let's get it on"
Play the Biggest and the Best, Play USSSA/GSL.
Responses are not allowed!