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August Tournament
Rules, General Information & Payouts

    *** Boston Pizza Sponsorship ***
  • Huge thank you to Boston Pizza for sponsoring our August Tournament! Check out the Payouts tab for details!
  • Make Boston Pizza your Team Headquarters this weekend and all year long! Join the Team HQ program for a chance to earn FREE FOOD for your team! You'll rack up a 10% credit from every visit simply by joining and entering your receipts online! Whether it's with the team after a game, with the family for dinner or with co-workers for lunch, all your spending can count towards your team earnings. Ask your BP server for a sign up brochure, or email merciers@bostonpizza.com for more info!

    *** Tournament Seeding ***
  • After completion of Round Robin Play teams will be seeded #1 through #20. (Seed #1 to Seed #20 on Championship Schedule)
  • Seeding is based on: 1. Record 2. Run Differential 3. Runs Against 4. Runs For 5. Coin Flip.
  • Seed1 thru Seed7 advance to A-Side, Seed8 thru Seed14 to B-Side, Seed15 thru Seed20 to C-Side.
  • There will be 4 BYE spots on Sunday. 1 on A-Side, 1 on B-Side, 2 on C-Side.

    *** Score Submissions ***
  • Winning teams are required to text message scores to BOTH 4729690 (Kevan/Tailgators) AND 6246485 (Ryan/Aces) within 15 minutes of the completion of your game (on all days).
  • Please remember to include both team names along with your score. (i.e. Pirates 25 Aces 1)
  • Standings will be automatically updated on-line as the round-robin play progresses shortly after they are sent.
  • Get your scores in quickly. Failure to do so will result in fines and/or loss of tournament winnings (will be strictly enforced) and may result in a forfeit.

    *** Girls Ball ***
  • An 11-inch green dot ball will be used for female batting.
  • Teams will be provided with these balls prior to the start of the tournament. Don't lose them!
  • The 11-inch ball shall be provided to the pitcher when a female is batting by the batting-team (typically the 1st or 3rd base coach should hold onto them)
  • It is the batter/batting teams responsibility to ensure the pitcher receives the girls ball.
  • It is the pitchers responsibility to ensure the 12 inch ball is brought back into the game for the male batter.
  • Where an incorrect ball was thrown, the result of the play will ALWAYS stand. If noticed during an at-bat (e.g. after a ball, strike or foul ball), the correct ball shall then be brought into play, and the count will remain the same.

    *** Game Rules ***
  • All games are scheduled to be 9 innings. If it rains, please still try to play your games.
  • There are NO TIES! Play extra innings! Scores submitted as a tie will be broken via coin-flip.
  • For Friday Early Games - a new inning cannot begin once the clock strikes 7:10pm. The bottom portion of inning can still be completed as long as the home team is not leading.
  • Mercy Rule (15 runs) in effect after 7 innings.
  • Mercy Rule (25 runs) in effect after 5 innings.
  • No team can win by more than 15 runs. (i.e. Pirates 25 Aces 1 == Pirates 16 Aces 1)
  • A win by forfeit (or bye) is considered to be a 25-10 score.
  • Higher seed has choice of Home/Visitor on Sunday Games.

    *** Umpiring ***
  • Round Robin Games are Self Umped.
  • A-Side please follow schedule for umping Sunday games. B/C-Side are self-umped on Sunday.
  • For Teams that are required to ump alone on Sunday, you must send 4 umps.
  • Failure to provide umpires to required games will result in fines.
  • Failure to provide umpire to A-side Final or Consolation game will result in loss of all tournament winnings.