Team NJ Summer Classic Rules & Regulations

Tournament Rules and General Information:

● Teams should report to the assigned field at least 1 hour before game

● Please provide Proof of Insurance to Tournament Desk prior to your 1st game. There will be a check-in table at all complexes.

● We will also need all additional contact person(s) cell# and email.

Showcase Rules & Regulations

● Home team will be determined by a coin flip prior to the game, conducted by an umpire or tournament official.

● The Home team will be ‘Official Score Book’. All teams must report game scores to the Tournament Desk.

● The 8 Runs Ahead Rule (after 5 inn or 4 At Bats) for All Games.

● NFHS Rules - With the Following Exception

Exception: Pitcher must have Both Feet in contact with pitching rubber prior to forward stride.

● Pitching Distance 43’

● Teams may bat a max of 11 Batters per game. ‘No Batting out of turn’

● Unlimited Defensive Substitutions

● Courtesy Runner for Pitcher and Catcher ‘Only’ - A courtesy runner cannot be the same runner for pitcher and catcher. Must be an eligible sub or last batted out.

● Protests - This is a non-protest tournament. Home plate umpire will settle rule disagreements at the time they occur.

● **If Ejected** A Coach or Player Must sit out next game.

Tournament Time Limits - Pool Play / Wed., Thurs

Wednesday, Thursday Pool Games, will be 1 hour 25 min., Finish Inning With 1 hour, 45 min Time Slots Single Elimination Play / Fri., Sat

● Friday, Saturday Single Elimination - 1 hour 40 min, Finish Inning with 2-Hour time slots - Winners must be determined

● Elimination Bracket is by a Blind Draw

● Semi-Final & Championship Games will be played to Completion

General Information

NO Alcoholic Beverages are to be consumed on or near tournament facilities, nor will smoking be permitted on or near the playing fields, player bench or warm-up areas.

● All teams must provide their own water & ice. We ask all teams to Please Clean Dugout Areas after your game is over.

● In the event of rain, Each Team Manager & Coach is responsible for maintaining contact with a tournament official.

● It is the Team Coaches responsibility to know any and all revised schedules...Follow all updates on Twitter and Facebook

*Check your games on Tourney Machine or Google Sheets on website

Tournament Contacts & Cell #’s Jim Barsalona.......732-673-6825 Carol Barsalona....732-673-6824

Thank you.

Jim Barsalona Team New Jersey Softball 732-708-1877 TNJ Office / 732-673-6825 Cell