1ST PLACE IN EACH DIVSION GETS A GOLD RING
2ND PLACE IN EACH DIVISION GETS A SILVER RING.
Coaches-Please check-in upstairs before your first game. Entry fee is $250 Live Pitch/$200 Coach Pitch or TBall and must be paid before you play your first game. Checks payable to JBB (Jonesboro Baseball Boosters). You will get 3 Coaches Passes when you check-in. Proof of Insurance IS REQUIRED!!
You will get 2 pool play games and then will be seeded to a single elimination bracket (3 game guarantee unless the tournament is rain/weather shortened). In case of weather entry fees will be refunded based on the following. 0=100% refund, 1 game=50% refund. 2 games=NO REFUND/Trophies will be awarded based on pool play results. Teams will supply their own baseballs. Please have 2 ready before each game. Additional baseballs may be needed if you don't recover foul balls.
Game Time Limits: Tball- 1hr 15 minutes or 5 innings whichever comes first/7&8 CP-1 hour 15 minutes or 6 inninings whichever comes first/Live Pitch (9-12) 1 hour 30 minutes or 6 innings whichever comes first. Championship Games will have no time limit unless altered by the Tournament Director due to weather. Pool Play games may end in a "TIE". A "TIE" is recorded as 1/2 win and 1/2 loss in the Standings.
In Bracket Play games International Rules will apply for games that go over their alloted time limit or 6 innings. The last recorded out from the previous inning will be placed on 2nd base to start the next inning. International Rules will be used in all Bracket and Championship games.
Mercy Rules will be as follows-15 runs after 3 innings and 8 runs after 4 innings in all age divisions. Mercy rules will apply in Championships.
You must use 2 1/4 bats. No Big Barrell Bats allowed!
In Coach Pitch and TBall every player must hit. You may not use a courtesy runner. In Coach Pitch....there will be a 20ft fair ball arc and 30ft safety arc (no player inside safety before the ball is put in play) The Pitching coach may communicate with the batter before pitching, but after the ball is put in play must be silent and NOT communicate with any runner. If this rule is violated, the coach may be subject to being removed from the mound. Coach Pitch Rules will be posted.
In Live Pitch you may hit a 10th Batter (EH) and freely substitute among the 10 players in the line-up or hit a Continuous Line-Up with all players and freely substitute. If you hit a Continuous Line-Up you must take an OUT if any player is ejected or injured and is unable to hit.
ONCE YOU REMOVE A PITCHER HE MAY NOT RETURN TO THE MOUND IN THAT GAME. CAL RIPKEN TOURNAMENT PITCHING RULES APPLY :
TOURNAMENT PITCHING REST REQUIREMENTS
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You may use a courtesy runner for your catcher. The courtesy runner must be a sub if you have one or the last batted out if you don't have a sub.
Home Team will be decided by a Coin Toss in Pool Play. In Bracket Play the HIGHEST SEED has the OPTION to be the Home Team in each game including the Championship Game. Home Team will be the official book and Guest will keep the scoreboard in the stands.
No Dogs, Bicycles, or Scooters in the ballpark.
NO DRINK COOLERS! NO EXCEPTIONS!
A small cooler with towels that has been inspected by our gate keeper is allowed.
NO SMOKING IN THE JOE MACK CAMPBELL PARK COMPLEX! NO EXCEPTIONS!
Admission is $5-Adults and $3-Children(11&under)
Thanks for playing in Jonesboro and have a great tournament weekend!
Randy Bearce, Tournament Director 870.351.1024
COACHES DO NOT HAVE TO BE IN FULL UNIFORM FOR THIS TOURNAMENT AND PATCHES ARE NOT REQUIRED.