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GENERAL INFO

  • See 8U Rules at 

  • PROOF OF SANCTION AND TEAM INSURANCE MUST BE PRESENTED AT TIME OF CHECK-IN. (YOU MAY PURCHASE TEAM INSURANCE AT WWW.REGISTERASA.COM)

  • TEAMS CAN SANCTION AT CHECK-IN FOR $40 (online sanctioning is preferred.  Click here for sanction info.]

  • ALL TEAMS MUST TURN IN A ROSTER FOR EACH TOURNAMENT (UNLESS YOUR COMPLETE ROSTER IS LISTED ONLINE AT www.tournamentusasoftball.com)

  • PLAYERS CAN NOT BE ADDED TO THE ROSTER AFTER BRACKET PLAY HAS BEGUN. IF YOU HAVE A PLAYER THAT WILL BE COMING LATER IN THE DAY, GO AHEAD AND ADD THEM BEFORE TURNING IT IN.

  • PLAYERS MAY ONLY PLAY ON 1 TEAM PER TOURNAMENT

  • AGE IS DETERMINED BY THE AGE THE PLAYER WAS ON 12/31

  • POOL GAMES ARE 60 MINUTES DROP DEAD (8U IS 50 MINUTES DROP DEAD) - BRACKET GAMES ARE 60 MINUTES (NO NEW INNING BEGINS AFTER 55 MINUTES) (8U IS 50 MINUTES, finish the inning)

  • BE PREPARED TO PLAY 15 MINUTES AHEAD OF SCHEDULE (WE WILL START EARLY IF WE ARE AHEAD OF SCHEDULE)

  • YOU MAY BAT 11/PLAY ANY 9 IN THE FIELD (New for 2019 - Pool games you can bat your entire lineup and play any 9 in the field) 

  • PINCH RUNNER - ANY PLAYER ON THE ROSTER CAN PINCH RUN FOR PITCHER, CATCHER, OR INJURED PLAYER (IF THE RUNNER IS ON BASE DURING THEIR TURN TO BAT, THEY ARE OUT AND WILL TAKE THEIR AT BAT) 

  • IF AN INJURED PLAYER CAN'T TAKE THEIR AT BAT, AN OUT IS ONLY RECORDED IF NUMBER OF BATTERS IS LESS THAN 9

  • INTERNATIONAL TIE BREAKER IS PLAYED WITH LAST TWO BATTERS FROM PREVIOUS INNING ON 2ND ON 3RD 

  • ALL "IF" CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES WILL BE AN ABBREVIATED GAME AND WILL START OUT IN INTERNATIONAL TIE BREAKER INNING. A NEW LINEUP CAN BE CREATED FOR THIS GAME. RUNNERS PLACED ON 2ND & 3RD MUST BE LISTED AS LAST 2 BATTERS ACCORDINGLY. THE TEAM AHEAD AT THE FIRST COMPLETED INNING WINS

  • METAL CLEATS CAN NOT BE WORN IN 12U OR BELOW

  • ONLY PROTESTS ALLOWED ARE PLAYER AGE PROTEST. AGE PROTESTS CAN BE MADE TO THE UMPIRE, UIC, OR TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR WITH THE FOLLOWING STEPS:

    • THE PROTEST MUST BE MADE PRIOR TO THE LAST COMPLETED INNING OF THE GAME. 

    • $100 CASH PROTEST FEE MUST BE PRESENTED AT THE TIME OF THE PROTEST FOR EACH PLAYER BEING PROTESTED.  

    • AFTER THE ABOVE STEPS HAVE BEEN MET, THE OPPOSING TEAM MUST IMMEDIATELY PROVIDE A COPY OF THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE, DRIVERS LICENSE, OR ASA PLAYER IDENTIFICATION CARD. NO OTHER IDENTIFICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED--this should be onsite and readily available.

    • If protesting team wins the protest the fee will be refunded, if the protest is lost then the fee will NOT be refunded

  • GATE FEE IS $10 (KIDS 12 AND UNDER ARE FREE)

  • NO GATE REFUNDS (NO EXCEPTIONS)

  • SEE WWW.JOHNSONCITYASA.COM FOR TEAM ENTRY FEE RAINOUT POLICY

  • THE FOLLOWING ARE PROHIBITED INSIDE THE PARK: ANIMALS, SMOKING, GRILLS, EXTENSION CORDS, BICYCLES, SKATES, SCOOTERS, ROLLER BLADES, GENERATORS  (OR ANYTHING ELSE THAT THE TOURNAMENT STAFF DEEMS INAPPROPRIATE)

  • TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ALTER FORMAT AND GAME TIMES AS DEEMED NECESSARY