Rules

Game balls provided by Grand Slam.

2018 NEW BAT RULE CHANGE FOR 14U MAX BAT IS -5

USSSA Rules apply with the exception:

If a player gets sick or injured lineup shrinks with no automatic out unless batting order shrinks below nine.

There will be TIES allowed in Pool Play. Bracket Play you will play until a winner.

Bracket seeding is done in following order:  1-Head to Head, 2-Runs Allowed, 3-Run differential +/- max 8 , if three or more teams are tied head Only applies if one team beat them all, otherwise it’s Runs Allowed. If two teams are tied it’s head to head.

Game times are 1:45. Game time starts as home plate coaches meeting breaks. USSSA Pitching limits will apply in 2017 starting 4/7-9/17. Champ game times 1:45 hrs and sometimes rain times will be shortened to -1:30,  Should you request a refund from a tourney rained out and no games played, you will be given a credit to a future event.   Teams playing only 2 games will receive Zero refund. Teams only playing one game will be given a credit towards a future event.  Anytime there’s weather and an event is canceled we will roll your entry over to a future Grand Slam event.  No refunds no exceptions. A teams entry credit can be carried over from Spring to Fall or Fall to Spring or year to year.

Game start times is first warm up pitch. 9U-12U play 6 innings & 13U-18U play 7innings/ Run  spreads are 9U-12U :15 after 3 & 8 after 4. & 13U-18u are 15 after 3, 12 after 4, & 8 after 5. Games are official after 2.5 innings for 9U-12U & 3.5 innings or 75 min for 13U-18U.

Any paid team backing out will be suspect to an admin fee of $150.00 no exceptions and the remaining funds credited to a future Grand Slam Event.  Any team that has already paid must request to be pulled from the event two weeks prior to event, after that time a credit towards a future Grand Slam event will be given minus the $150 admin fee, NO REFUND. Return checks have a $25 service charge. Any team pulling out after schedules have been sent out  will not receive a refund or credit. Teams Must find another Grand Slam event to transfer to should a date have a conflict or be canceled due to westher. Any divisions not making and asking for a refund allow 3-6 weeks for refund minus $150 admin fee. Any event cancels due to weather, fees are NOT refunded and must transfer to another event

2019 no refunds will be given all credits must be used for Spring/Summer or transition to the next season in the Fall.

Any entry that hasn’t been paid after 30 days of the event is subject to $150 charge added to the total due. If the debt continues After 60 days another $150 is added and continues to add every 60 days until paid in full.

Pool games tied after innings and time limit will result in a tie.  Rain delays and shortened game times may require no Cali rule doing pool play. There is never Cali in bracket play unless threatened by darkness in Champ Games.