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PLAY USA!!

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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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 the full entry fee 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 (VENMO TO: @Tina-gale)
    4. Roster for that day and COVID WAIVER 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 1PM on Thursday prior to the tournament
  • teams to supply game balls (.47cor 375 compression and must be ASA/USA Stamped). THESE CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE FIELD. PLEASE LET TINA KNOW by sunday the week prior to your tournament IF YOU NEED TO PURCHASE THEM AT THE FIELD. if you wait until the last minute, we may not have enough to supply you with softballs.
  • Team Name Changes  - If you change your team name during the year, you MUST re-sanction your team with the new name.
  • ALL TEAMS SHOULD HAVE A COPY OF EACH PLAYERS' BIRTH CERTIFICATE IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR. FAILURE TO SHOW PROOF OF AGE UPON REQUEST WILL RESULT IN PLAYER TO BE EJECTED FROM TOURNAMENT AND GAME FORFEITURE.

2022 TOURNAMENT AND TEAM PACKAGE FEES

Team packages are valid for Tina Gale's ONE DAY tournaments. (Two Day Tournaments, Indoor Tournaments, and Championship play IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE)
 
NORMAL TOURNAMENT FEES
ONE DAY TOURNAMENTS = $225
TW0 DAY TOURNAMENTs = $325
 
2022 TOURNAMENT AND PACKAGE FEES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
UNLIMITED ONE DAYERS PAID BY 2/15/22 = $1250  (if paid in the fall of 2021 package is good through 8/31/22, if paid after 12/1/21 package is good through 11/30/22)

UNLIMITED ONE DAYERS PAID AFTER 2/15/22 = $1450

5 TOURNAMENT PACKAGE PAID BY 2/15/22 = $800

5 TOURNAMENT PACKAGE PAID AFTER 2/15/22 = $900

 

click here to pay via venmo

Click here to pay via paypal
 

YOU CAN ALSO MAIL A CHECK PAYABLE TO:

HOMERUN EVENTS, LLC

1217 LINVILLE ST KINGSPORT, TN 37660

INCLUDE TEAM NAME, AGE GROUP, COACH NAME

Package Info: If your team chooses to play in a 2 day tournament, your entry fee for a 2 dayer is $125 plus one of your package dates (THIS APPLIES TO UNLIMITED AND 5 TOURNAMENT PACKAGES).  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 $225 and the price for a two day tournament is $325.  No refunds given for packages. 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

NEW SANCTION YEAR STARTS 9/1/21

  • THE NEW SANCTION YEAR begins 9/1/21! All teams must re-sanction as of this date (sanction is good 9/1 through 8/31).

AGE DETERMINATION

  • FOR DISTRICT 1 (Johnson City Area) INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENTS (IE- ONE DAY TOURNAMENTS, WEEKEND TOURNAMENTS) - Playing Age runs January through Dec. Age is determined by how old the player was on 12/31 from the previous year (for example, if a player was 12 years old on 12/31/20 and turned 13 on 1/5/21..that player can play 12U through end of 2021 .  Teams do not HAVE to move up 9/1  however, we highly encourage all 2nd year teams to move up.   
  • FOR CHAMPIONSHIP LEVEL PLAY (IE-QUALIFIERS, STATE TOURNAMENTS, NATIONAL TOURNAMENTS, etc) -The player's age as of December 31, 2021 determines the age group they will play in the 2022 season which begins September 1, 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.

2021 TOURNAMENT DATES

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.

 

FORMATS
-ONE DAY FORMATS ARE 2 POOL, SEEDED INTO SINGLE ELIMINATION UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ON THE TOURNAMENT WEBSITE
-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

COACH REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL TEAMS
All adults (on the field/dugout) must have the following:
1. USA Softball background check - coaches must present their background check card at check in
2. Current year SafesSport Certification
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 ON THE TOURNAMENT NAME BELOW TO SIGN-UP


CLICK HERE TO SEND VENMO PAYMENT 

(VENMO @Tina-Gale)

CLICK HERE FOR WEATHER/RAIN DELAY INFORMATION
 
CLICK HERE FOR updated DROP POLICY & COVID DROP POLICY
 
IF YOUR TEAM IS NOT READY TO PLAY AT THE SCHEDULED START TIME, THIS WILL BE DEEMED A FORFEIT AND A SCORE OF 7-0 RECORDED.  
10/16/21
USA HALLOWEEN HAVOC
 1 DAY
WINGED DEER, RIDGEVIEW, GRANDVIEW, BRICKYARD, WHITE TOP
10/23/21
USA GAME DAY CLASSIC
 1 DAY
WINGED DEER, WHITE TOP
11/6/21
USA 2ND ANNUAL TURKEY TROT 
 1 DAY
WINGED DEER, RV
 

CLICK HERE TO POST YOUR TEAM TRYOUTS OR PLAYER NEEDS

Be sure to include the following details:

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