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Tunnel To Towers Rules
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Tunnel To Towers Rules

Tournament Rules and General Information:

Team should report to assigned field at least 1 hour before game time. Please provide Proof of Insurance to Tournament Desk upon arrival to complex.

There will be a check-in table at all complexes.

We will also need an additional contact person(s) cell# and email. Each team will need $50.00 cash per game to pay the umpires.

Showcase Rules

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

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 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 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.

Time Limits - 1 hour, 40 min Time Slots

Saturday & Sunday - 1 hour 20 min., Finish inning.

Final Games of Day - Will be allowed to Play to Completion. For Tunnel to Towers - The 4:45 pm time slot will play to Completion. (4:45 pm to max approx. 6:45 pm)

Fall Tournament / Speed-Up Rules

Pitcher will be allowed 5 Warm-Up Pitches her 1st inn. & 3 Pitches thereafter.

New Pitchers entering game will be allowed 5 1st inn. 3 thereafter.

After each Strike-Out, Catcher Must get Ball Back To Pitcher.

General Information

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

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


Tournament Contacts & Cell #s

Jim Barsalona

Tom Reno

Carol Barsalona




Thank you.

Jim Barsalona, Team NJ & Tom Reno, Staten Island Saints

732-708-1877 TNJ Office