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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)

HomeRun Events, LLC

 

TINA GALE

TINA GALE

USA JO COMMISSIONER, Owner HomeRun Events, LLC

Phone: 423-914-7581

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2020 RULE CHANGES

SEE THE 2020 USA FASTPITCH RULE CHANGES BY CLICKING HERE>

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


NEW SANCTION YEAR STARTS 9/1/20

  • THE NEW SANCTION YEAR begins 9/1/20! 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. If your player turns 13 on 12/31/20 she will need to play 14U beginning Jan 1st 2021.
  • 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 2021. 

2020-2021 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 and COVID19 Waiver for that day https://www.johnsoncityasa.com/usarosterandwaiver
    5. All adults (on the field/dugout) must have a background check through USA Softball and be SafeSport certified for the current year. (this can be done at www.registerusasoftball.com, click on the Background Tab and then the SafeSport tab. Background checks are $10 and SafeSport is FREE to all members of USA Softball. 
  • 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
  • Offensive teams to supply game balls (.47cor 375 compression and must be ASA/USA Stamped)
  • Team Name Changes  - If you change your team name during the year, you MUST re-sanction your team with the new name.

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 3 Game Guarantee,
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 USA Softball background check and be SafeSport certified for the current year. Both of these steps are to completed at www.registerusasoftball.com. SafeSport is provided FREE to all members of USA Softball. 
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CLICK HERE TO READ AND PRINT A COPY OF OUR BACK TO THE PARK GUIDELINES 

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CLICK ON THE TOURNAMENT NAME BELOW TO SIGN-UP

10/24/20

USA NO PLACE LIKE HOME CLASSIC WINGED DEER PARK, BRICKYARD PARK
11/7/20 USA 2ND ANNUAL TURKEY TROT (37 TEAMS 2019) - JOHNSON CITY

WINGED DEER, RIDGEVIEW

11/14/20 USA HOLIDAY CLASSIC - NEW DATE!

RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW

11/21/20 USA WINTER INDOOR TOURNAMENT AFTERSHOCK FACILITY
12/19/20 USA WINTER INDOOR TOURNAMENT - Wear your Christmas colors! AFTERSHOCK FACILITY
1/9/21 USA WINTER INDOOR TOURNAMENT AFTERSHOCK FACILITY
1/23/21 USA WINTER INDOOR TOURNAMENT AFTERSHOCK FACILITY
2/6/21 USA WINTER INDOOR TOURNAMENT AFTERSHOCK FACILITY
2/20/21 USA WINTER INDOOR TOURNAMENT AFTERSHOCK FACILITY
2/27/21 USA WINTER INDOOR TOURNAMENT AFTERSHOCK FACILITY
3/6/21 USA WINTER INDOOR TOURNAMENT AFTERSHOCK FACILITY

2020 TEAM PACKAGES
Due to COVID-19, Teams who purchased a 2020 package will be allowed to carry their packages over through the end of 2021.  Team packages are good for Tina Gale's ONE DAY tournaments. (Two Day Tournaments, Indoor Tournaments, and Championship play does not apply to your package)
 
Package Info: 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 (except for the 2020 year due to COVID-19) 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)

 

Packages can not be used for State Tournaments, Qualifiers, Nationals, or Showcase events. 


BAT CERTIFICATIONS

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

ALL BATS MUST HAVE THE USA OR ASA CERTIFICATION MARK

CLICK HERE TO POST YOUR TEAM TRYOUTS OR PLAYER NEEDS

Be sure to include the following details:

∙ Team Name
∙ General Team Location (City you are based out of)
∙ Age Group
∙ Level of Play (Class A, B, C)
∙ Positions Needed (include positions, and birth year if you'd like)
∙ Coach Name and Contact Info
∙ Any other info you would like t0 share regarding your tryouts


INDOOR TOURNAMENTS

2020 - 2021 INDOOR TOURNAMENT INFO

Welcome to USA Softball Winter Indoor Tournaments!! The Aftershock Facility is under new management and has been NEWLY updated and EXPANDED! Teams will play 3 games on 2 full size infields (live hitting, live pitching, live infield play). This is a great way to keep skills sharpened by continuing to play in game like settings during the off season!

Full list of rules can be found here https://www.johnsoncityasa.com/indoorrules.

Games are played at the elite Aftershock Training Facility located at 64 Commonwealth Ave Bristol, VA.  All teams must be USA sanctioned (this can be done the day of the event for $40), provide proof of team insurance, and sign COVID19 liability waivers. The Aftershock facility is under the new management of Dennis Forbes with Forbes Fire! The facility is now complete with 36,000 finished square feet! In addition to the infields the facility also offers:

  • 12 batting cages to practice in prior to your games
  • The full size basketball court has been remodeled with turf flooring for team meetings and over flow seating
  • 36,000 total finished square feet in this enormous building!
 

INDOOR COVID19 GUIDELINES

COVID GUIDELINES WILL BE FOLLOWED! IF MASK MANDATES ARE STILL APPLICABLE, THEN ALL SPECTATORS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK INSIDE!  ALSO, TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF TEAMS IN THE BUILDING AT ONE TIME...WE WILL TAKE 8 TEAMS THE FIRST HALF OF THE DAY AND 8 TEAMS THE LAST HALF OF THE DAY. WE WILL CLOSE 1 HOUR IN BETWEEN TO CLEAN AND SANITIZE. IF YOUR TEAM IS NOT PLAYING WE ASK THAT YOU LEAVE THE BUILDING TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF SPECTATORS IN THE BUILDING AT ONCE.  
 
THIS EVENT IS A USA SANCTIONED EVENT AND HOSTED BY HOMERUN EVENTS, LLC 

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