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We have been hosting quality tournaments since 2008! Our tournaments are well organized with good communication. Games are played at top notch facilities with quality umpires and competition for teams at all levels. Come play USA Softball in Johnson City!  You won't be disappointed!

-Tina Gale, USA JO Commissioner (Johnson City)


2020 RULE CHANGES

SEE THE 2020 USA FASTPITCH RULE CHANGES BY CLICKING HERE>

 https://www.johnsoncityasa.com/2020rulechanges



2020 PACKAGE FEES

2020 TEAM PACKAGE OPTIONs

Pay for your package on or before 3/1/20 
  • Unlimited  for $1100 ($1300  after 3/1/20)
  • 5 Tournaments for $650 ($700 after 3/1/20)

In 2019, we hosted 34 tournaments. Tournament packages will cover all of my one day tournaments from March through November. If your team chooses to play in a 2 day tournament, your entry fee for a 2 dayer is $100 plus one of your package dates.  Packages can not be carried over and can not be shared with another team.  This fee does not include sanction or insurance. The price for one day tournaments without a package is $200 and the price for a two day tournament is $295.  If your club has 4 or more teams, call or text me for special club discounts. (Tina Gale, 423-914-7581) You can mail a check or pay online. Packages can not be used for State Tournaments, Qualifiers, Nationals, or Showcase events. 

All checks should be made payable to Tina Gale  (address is 164 E Ravine Rd Kingsport, TN 37660)

CLICK HERE TO PAY FOR YOUR PACKAGE ONLINE


NEW SANCTION YEAR STARTS 9/1/19

  • THE NEW SANCTION YEAR begins 9/1/19! All teams must re-sanction as of this date (sanction is good 9/1 through 8/31).
  •   The playing season runs Jan through Dec.  We encourage teams to move up in the fall, but it is NOT required.  Example, if your player was 12 on 12/31/19, she can still play 12U through the end Dec. Playing age is determined by how old the player was on 12/31 from the previous year
  • Team Name Changes During the Year - If your team sanctions under one name, then changes names during the year..you will need to re-sanction under the new team name.
**Exception: If you are playing in a fall National Qualifier you MUST play in the age group you will be in 2020. 

2020 TOURNAMENT INFO

  • Tournaments usually fill up EARLY,  it is recommended to sign-up at least 2 weeks prior to tournament date
  • DEADLINE TO DROP IS SUNDAY -  Teams dropping after SUNDAY prior to the tournament will be charged $100 late drop fee. ANY TEAM DROPPING ON OR AFTER WEDNESDAY WILL BE CHARGED $200 and will also be required to pay their next tournament in advance before registration will be approved. - This will be strictly enforced (this includes 8U teams. Prepaid teams will forfeit one of their 5 pre-paid tournaments, and unlimited prepaid teams will be charged the normal drop fees)
  • At each tournament teams must provide the following at checkin:
    1. Proof of team insurance  (CLICK HERE FOR INSURANCE OPTIONS)
    2. Proof of USA team registration (CLICK HERE TO PAY FEE)
    3. Entry Fee (CLICK HERE TO PAY ENTRY FEE)
    4. Roster for that day (CLICK HERE FOR A BLANK ROSTER)
  • Special playing requests will be considered but not guaranteed
    • ​Request must be noted in your online registration
    • Game time requests only
  • Game times are posted around noon on Thursday prior to the tournament
  • Team Name Changes  - If you change your team name during the year, you MUST re-sanction your team with the new name.

WHY SAFESPORT? 

WATCH THIS VIDEO FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING SAFESPORT


2020 TOURNAMENT DATES

 
Coaches:
For quicker communication regarding tournament updates/status, please add a "Text Message Number" to your Contact Information on tournamentusasoftball.com. 
This allows us to text you through the USA softball website.

 

ENTRY FEES = $200 FOR ONE DAYERS, $295 FOR 2 DAYERS
ONE DAY FORMATS ARE 1 POOL, DOUBLE ELIMINATION,
2 DAYERS ARE 2 POOL, SEEDED INTO DOUBLE ELIMINATION (PRE-PAY PACKAGE TEAMS CAN PLAY IN 2 DAYERS FOR $100)

8U TEAMS PLAY ONE DAYERS FREE, 2 DAYERS = $50

All adults (on the field/dugout) must have a background check and be SafeSport certified for the current year. This is a new requirement and can be done at www.registerusasoftball.comTo Complete the SafeSport certification, click on the "ACE" tab. SafeSport is provided FREE to all members of USA Softball. 
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CLICK ON THE TOURNAMENT NAME BELOW TO SIGN-UP
4/11/20 USA EASTER CLASSIC WINGED DEER
4/18/20 USA DUEL ON THE DIAMOND  WINGED DEER, GRANDVIEW
4/25/20 USA BRINGIN' THE HEAT CLASSIC (56 TEAMS 2019) RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW
5/2/20 USA MAY MAYHEM CLASSIC WHITE TOP, GRANDVIEW
5/9/20 USA MOTHER'S DAY CLASSIC WHITE TOP, BRICKYARD, GRANDVIEW
5/16/20 USA BATTLE OF THE BATS BASH (72 TEAMS 2019) WINGED DEER, WHITE TOP, GRANDVIEW
5/23/20-5/24/20 

USA MEMORIAL DAY CLASSIC

(RING TOURNAMENT SERIES- 2 DAYER)(68 TEAMS 2019)

WINGED DEER, GRANDVIEW
5/30/20  USA SUMMER SLAM (70 TEAMS 2019) WINGED DEER, RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW, BRICKYARD PARK
6/6/20

USA FUN IN THE SUN CLASSIC

(hosted by James Ellis, packages do not apply)

WINGED DEER, METRO PARK
6/13/20-6/14/20  

USA WAR FOR THE RINGS CLASSIC

(RING TOURNAMENT SERIES- 2 DAYER) 67 TEAMS 2019

RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW
6/20/20 USA JUNE JAM (61 TEAMS 2019) RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW, BRICKYARD, WHITE TOP
6/27/20 USA STARS AND STRIPES CLASSIC (69 TEAMS 2019) RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW, METRO
7/11/20 - 7/12/20

USA DUDLEY CLASSIC 

(2 DAYER)  

RING TOURNAMENT SERIES

ALL 8U Teams will receive 1 FREE  Dudley Bat per team,

All 1st & 2nd place teams in all age groups will receive 6 new Dudley Softballs

Individual Awards: 1st place teams rings, 2nd place teams medals

WINGED DEER, RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW
7/25/20 USA SUMMER SIZZLER (66 TEAMS 2019) BRICKYARD, RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW, WHITE TOP
8/1-8/2 2020 USA ROCKY TOP SHOWCASE WINGED DEER PARK
8/1/20 USA BACK TO SCHOOL BASH (63 TEAMS 2019)  RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW, BRICKYARD
8/8/20 USA 3UP 3DOWN CLASSIC (69 TEAMS 2019) WINGED DEER, RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW, BRICKYARD PARK
8/15/20 USA LINE DRIVE CLASSIC (84 TEAMS 2019) WINGED DEER, RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW, WHITE TOP, BRICKYARD
8/29/20 USA LABOR DAY CLASSIC (72 TEAMS 2019) WINGED DEER, RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW, WHITE TOP
9/12/20 USA REMEMBER THE HEROES CLASSIC (72 TEAMS 2019) RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW, BRICKYARD
9/26/20

USA PLAY FOR THE CURE CLASSIC 

(91 TEAMS 2019)

WINGED DEER, RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW, BRICKYARD, WHITE TOP
10/3/20 USA FALL CLASSIC WINGED DEER, RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW
10/10/20 USA NO PLACE LIKE HOME CLASSIC WINGED DEER, RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW
10/17/20

USA HALLOWEEN HAVOC

10TH ANNIVERSARY TOURNAMENT!

(95 TEAMS 2019)

WINGED DEER, RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEV, BRICKYARD, WHITE TOP
10/24/20 USA GAME DAY CLASSIC RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW
11/7/20 USA 2ND ANNUAL TURKEY TROT (37 TEAMS 2019) WINGED DEER, RIDGEVIEW
11/14/20 USA HOLIDAY CLASSIC - NEW DATE! RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW

 

USA SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS HOSTED BY TERRY BURGER

Pre-Paid Team packages can not be used for Terry's tournaments, however if you are a pre-paid team in Tina Gale's tournaments you can play in Terry's for half price (due at check iN)

  7/4/2020  USA FIRECRACKER CLASSIC    FRANK LORINO PARK-MORRISTOWN
  7/18/2020  USA PICNIC IN THE PARK    FRANK LORINO PARK-MORRISTOWN
  8/22/2020     USA DOG DAYS CLASSIC    FRANK LORINO PARK-MORRISTOWN
  9/5/2020  USA BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIAL    FRANK LORINO PARK-MORRISTOWN
 9/19/2020  USA AUTUMN BREEZE CLASSIC    FRANK LORINO PARK-MORRISTOWN

 

*2020 CHAMPIONSHIP PLAY EVENTS hosted IN TENNESSEE*

***EFFECTIVE 2020 - ALL PARTICIPANTS 18 OR OLDER IN THE DUGOUT OR ON THE FIELD DURING CHAMPIONSHIP PLAY MUST COMPLETE A BACKGROUND CHECK AND BE SAFE SPORT CERTIFIED FOR THE CURRENT YEAR
JUNE 26-28

2020 USA Softball Girls Class "A" Fastpitch State Championship

CENTENNIAL PARK - CROSSVILLE, TN

JUNE 26-28

2020 USA SOFTBALL GIRLS "B" FASTPITCH State CHAMPIONSHIP

WEAR FARM PARK - PIGEON FORGE, TN
JULY 19-26

2020 USA 16U "A" NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

WARNER/SUMMIT PARKS - CHATTANOOGA, TN

 

WINGED DEER RIDGEVIEW GRANDVIEW WHITE TOP BRICKYARD FRANK LORINO
4137 Bristol Hwy, Johnson City, TN 37601 252 Sam Jenkins Rd Johnson City, TN 37615 2891 Highway 11 E, Telford, TN 37690 100 Sportsway Dr, Bristol, TN 37620 2017 Brickyard Park Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660 3100 LORINO PARK RD MORRISTOWN, TN

Park Reminders

1. Please DO NOT leave tents/chairs set up right behind the backstops - it is common courtesy to move back when your game is over so the next team can move in.

2.  The following are prohibited inside the park: animals, smoking, grills, extension cords, bicycles, skates, scooters, roller blades (or anything else that the tournament staff deems inappropriate).

3. RV's/Campers are NOT permitted for overnight parking at our ballparks.  Additionally, our parking lots to not have RV parking spaces therefore RVs will need to be parked somewhere outside of the park that allows RV parking. 


ALL BATS MUST HAVE THE USA OR ASA CERTIFICATION MARK

BAT CERTIFICATIONS

ALL BATS MUST HAVE THE USA OR ASA CERTIFICATION MARK (SEE EXAMPLE IN THE PICTURE ABOVE)

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USA ALL AMERICAN GAMES

TRYOUT INFORMATION FOR THE 2020 USA ALL AMERICAN GAMES WILL BE POSTED HERE SOON! CONGRATS TO THE 2019 12U CHAMPIONS  "SOUTHEAST BLUE" REPRESENTING REGION 3!!

CLICK HERE FOR USA JO CUP INFORMATION

GAMES ARE PLAYED IN SPARTANBURG, SC - Interested in participating? To be considered for this event, send a team resume to JOCup@USASoftball.com, including coach name, contact information, team experience, team history, player information, and references/recommendations. A Maximum of 32 teams for each division (14-Under, 16-Under, and 18-Under) will be invited.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Complete the Following Steps to Play in a National Qualifier

  1. Earn a berth by playing in a Tennessee National Qualifier (EXCEPTION TO THIS: three berths will be awarded during the State Tournament to the highest finishing teams who did not earn a berth in a National Qualifier)
  2. Play in the Tennessee State Tournament. 
  3. Obtain Bollinger Insurance (either Team or Individual Player with Photo ID--if you choose Team Insurance you must provide photo id and birth certificates for each player and you must also pay the $40 sanction fee for USA Softball if not already paid) For steps to obtain Bolinger Insurance, click here : Insurance Info
  4. All adults (on the field/dugout) must have a background check and be SafeSport certified for the current year. (this is a new requirement and can be done at www.registerusasoftball.com) To Complete the SafeSport certification, click on the "ACE" tab. SafeSport is provided FREE to all members of USA Softball. 

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