EAST. NAT. ASA



NOTE: Entry Form is at the bottom, please print and forward as directed.  Thanks

Lady Spartan Fast-Pitch Club

ASA Eastern Nationals Qualifier Tournament Rules
July 6, 7, & 8, 2018
Boardman, Ohio 44512
Tournament Contacts:  Joe Sferra  330-718-2644, joecrown@me.com
                                                Mike Trell  330-509-1615, Mike.Trell@lennoxInd.com
                 
1.     The Tournament Directors reserves the right to change the tournament format at any time due to weather or any unforeseen circumstances.  No rain date is planned. 
 
2.     The tournament fee for this four (4) game minimum format tournament is $410.00 (U.S.).  Planned format is three pool games with all teams advancing to single elimination tournament.  All teams should be prepared to play Friday night; however we will give special consideration to out of area teams when possible. 
 
3.     All teams must be sanctioned by ASA and present a signed roster, birth certificates, and proof of insurance prior to play.  ***All teams must check in to have these items verified at the S2 press box before the team’s first game.
 
4.     In case of rain, managers are responsible for contacting the Tournament Director to confirm game times and any additional rescheduling. 
 
5.     Berths to the ASA Eastern Nationals will be awarded in each age bracket per the ASA guidelines. 
 
6.     Registration is limited to a maximum of 40 teams on a first paid, first entered format.
 
7.     Awards will be given to the 1st place and 2nd place teams in each age bracket.  A team championship trophy will be given to the 1st place team in each age bracket.  
 
8.     ASA rules will govern most all play.  Tie breakers for seeding (if necessary) to the Single Elimination Bracket of the tournament are (in order): Win-Loss Record, Head to Head Results, Runs Allowed, Runs Scored; and then coin toss. 
 
9.     During pool play a coin toss will determine the Home team for each game.  During elimination play, the higher seeded team will have the choice of being the Home or Away team.  The Home team will be responsible for keeping the Official Scorebook and reporting the final score. 
 
10.  Scheduled game time is the forfeit time (NO GRACE PERIOD).  All teams must be at the field and prepared to play 30 minutes before scheduled game time. 
 
11.  All pool play games will be 7 innings or an 80 minute time limit with no new inning started after 75 minutes.  If the score is tied after 7 innings or 80 minutes, the game will result in a tie.  Semi-Finals games will be 7 innings or an 80 minute time limit, finish the inning with no new inning started after 75 minutes.  If the score is tied, the last scheduled batter in the inning will start on second base, per ASA tie breaker rules.  This will continue until there is a winner.  Championship games will be 7 innings, no time limit.  If tied, they will be played until there is a winner. 
 
12.  Teams may bat their roster for pool-play .  During elimination play, ASA rules will be strictly adhered to.
 
13.  A mercy rule will apply to all games as outlined by ASA Softball.  Coaches are responsible for knowing the team’s schedule and being aware of any changes. 
 
14.  There will be a $75.00 “rules” protest fee due, payable in cash, at the time of the protest.  The fee will be refunded to the protesting team if the protest is ruled in their favor.  No protests will be allowed for judgment calls. 
 
15.  A $3.00 daily per person entrance fee will be charged on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Twelve (12) and under are admitted free.  Three (3) wristbands will be issued per team, per day of play to be used as coach’s passes.  Free admission will not be granted without the correct color wrist band for that day’s play.
 
16.  The Lady Spartan Fast Pitch Club, the Fields of Dreams, Boardman Community Baseball, and ASA Softball, will not be held responsible for any accident or injury during this tournament. 
 
17.  All parents, fans, and players are to OBEY any parking regulations posted or instructions given or they will be subject to having their vehicle towed.  BCB DOES NOT PERMIT PETS OR GRILLS AT THE COMPLEX.  
 
18.  No warm-ups allowed on playing fields.  Hitting balls against backstops and fences is not permitted.  Warm-up areas will be provided on lower quad.  
 
19.  Concessions will be available.  Seating around diamonds is limited, bring chairs. 
 
20.  WEATHER, AND ITS EFFECT ON THE FIELDS, IS BEYOND THE CONTROL OF THE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE. NO RAIN DATE.  
 
21.  Refunds due to weather are as follows: 
0  games played $275 
1  game played $175 
2  games played $100 
3  games played or more $0 
 
22.  Only ASA approved bats will be allowed. 
 
 Lady Spartan Fast-Pitch Club
ASA Eastern Nationals Qualifier Tournament Rules
July 6, 7, & 8, 2018
Boardman, Ohio 44512
Tournament Contacts:  Joe Sferra  330-718-2644, joecrown@me.com
                                                Mike Trell  330-509-1615, Mike.Trell@lennoxInd.com
                 
1.     The Tournament Directors reserves the right to change the tournament format at any time due to weather or any unforeseen circumstances.  No rain date is planned. 
 
2.     The tournament fee for this four (4) game minimum format tournament is $410.00 (U.S.).  Planned format is three pool games with all teams advancing to single elimination tournament.  All teams should be prepared to play Friday night; however we will give special consideration to out of area teams when possible. 
 
3.     All teams must be sanctioned by ASA and present a signed roster, birth certificates, and proof of insurance prior to play.  ***All teams must check in to have these items verified at the S2 press box before the team’s first game.
 
4.     In case of rain, managers are responsible for contacting the Tournament Director to confirm game times and any additional rescheduling. 
 
5.     Berths to the ASA Eastern Nationals will be awarded in each age bracket per the ASA guidelines. 
 
6.     Registration is limited to a maximum of 40 teams on a first paid, first entered format.
 
7.     Awards will be given to the 1st place and 2nd place teams in each age bracket.  A team championship trophy will be given to the 1st place team in each age bracket.  
 
8.     ASA rules will govern most all play.  Tie breakers for seeding (if necessary) to the Single Elimination Bracket of the tournament are (in order): Win-Loss Record, Head to Head Results, Runs Allowed, Runs Scored; and then coin toss. 
 
9.     During pool play a coin toss will determine the Home team for each game.  During elimination play, the higher seeded team will have the choice of being the Home or Away team.  The Home team will be responsible for keeping the Official Scorebook and reporting the final score. 
 
10.  Scheduled game time is the forfeit time (NO GRACE PERIOD).  All teams must be at the field and prepared to play 30 minutes before scheduled game time. 
 
11.  All pool play games will be 7 innings or an 80 minute time limit with no new inning started after 75 minutes.  If the score is tied after 7 innings or 80 minutes, the game will result in a tie.  Semi-Finals games will be 7 innings or an 80 minute time limit, finish the inning with no new inning started after 75 minutes.  If the score is tied, the last scheduled batter in the inning will start on second base, per ASA tie breaker rules.  This will continue until there is a winner.  Championship games will be 7 innings, no time limit.  If tied, they will be played until there is a winner. 
 
12.  Teams may bat their roster for pool-play .  During elimination play, ASA rules will be strictly adhered to.
 
13.  A mercy rule will apply to all games as outlined by ASA Softball.  Coaches are responsible for knowing the team’s schedule and being aware of any changes. 
 
14.  There will be a $75.00 “rules” protest fee due, payable in cash, at the time of the protest.  The fee will be refunded to the protesting team if the protest is ruled in their favor.  No protests will be allowed for judgment calls. 
 
15.  A $3.00 daily per person entrance fee will be charged on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Twelve (12) and under are admitted free.  Three (3) wristbands will be issued per team, per day of play to be used as coach’s passes.  Free admission will not be granted without the correct color wrist band for that day’s play.
 
16.  The Lady Spartan Fast Pitch Club, the Fields of Dreams, Boardman Community Baseball, and ASA Softball, will not be held responsible for any accident or injury during this tournament. 
 
17.  All parents, fans, and players are to OBEY any parking regulations posted or instructions given or they will be subject to having their vehicle towed.  BCB DOES NOT PERMIT PETS OR GRILLS AT THE COMPLEX.  
 
18.  No warm-ups allowed on playing fields.  Hitting balls against backstops and fences is not permitted.  Warm-up areas will be provided on lower quad.  
 
19.  Concessions will be available.  Seating around diamonds is limited, bring chairs. 
 
20.  WEATHER, AND ITS EFFECT ON THE FIELDS, IS BEYOND THE CONTROL OF THE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE. NO RAIN DATE.  
 
21.  Refunds due to weather are as follows: 
0  games played $275 
1  game played $175 
2  games played $100 
3  games played or more $0 
 
22.  Only ASA approved bats will be allowed. 
 
 2018 LADY SPARTAN FAST PITCH CLUB SOFTBALL
ASA EASTERN NATIONALS QUALIFIER
ENTRY FORM
 
Dates: July 6, 7, and 8
Age Divisions: 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, & 18U
Entry Fee: $410.00 (U.S. Funds)
4 GAME MINIMUM
 
Location: Fields of Dreams, 410 McClurg Road
Boardman, OH 44512
 
Please send completed entry form and your check or money order to:  
Lady Spartan Fast Pitch Club C/O Joe Sferra
751 Sable Court
Boardman, OH 44512
Make your check or money order payable to: Lady Spartan Fast Pitch Club
 

ENTRY FORM AND FEE SHOULD BE RECEIVED 4 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE TOURNAMENT. TOURNAMENT WILL BE FILLED ON A “FIRST PAID-FIRST ENTERED” BASIS. 
 
LADY SPARTAN FAST PITCH CLUB TOURNAMENT
TEAM NAME: _______________________________________________________ 
 
TEAM SANCTION #: ______________________     AGE DIVISION: _________U 
 
Manager’s Name: _____________________________________________________ 
 
Address: ____________________________________________________________
(STREET)
               ____________________________________________________________
(CITY), (STATE), (ZIP)   
Manager’s Contact Information: 
Cell: ______________________________ 
 
E-Mail: _______________________________________________________________ 
 
Lady Spartan Fast Pitch Club, Boardman Community Baseball, Inc. and ASA will not be held responsible for any accident or injury during this tournament. 
 
Manager’s Signature: ____________________________________________________