Rules & Weather Policy

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 after first warm up pitch. 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, Pool play games can end in a tie. In pool play no new inning will start if under 5 min just in pool play to keep on time. 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 50% 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 for any reason prior to two weeks prior to the event must choose another Grand Slam event. No REFUNDS. Should there be any straight rainouts the same credits are given, no refunds. Any team that has already paid requesting a refund will not be issued funds as NO REFUNDS of any kind will be done. Return checks have a $25 service charge. Any team pulling out after schedules have been sent out  will not receive a refund or credit to another event. Teams Must find another Grand Slam event to transfer to should a date have a conflict or be canceled due to weather, or any other reason.

2020 Credits are given for any canceled event and a Team may use that credit for any future event in Spring/Summer events or carry it over to the Fall or next Spring.

Any entry that hasn’t been paid after 10 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. Should Grand Slam agree to refund a fee for any reason The time frame is 4-6 weeks from the date of the event. These refund policies are implemented for several reasons one of which is signing up with several companies and jumping ship at last minute. The Admin fees are to offset the countless hours of time and work that goes into these Tournaments.

Pool games tied after innings and time limit will result in a tie.  Rain delays and shortened game times may require Game times shortened.