*Both teams will receive a scorecard at the coin toss before each game. Each team is responsible for submitting a scorecard at the completion of every game to the score table located in the middle of each complex.

Tournament Rules for All Showcase Games

1)    All pitching plates will be set at 43 feet

2)    Players are allowed to wear metal cleats

3)    Teams may bat a minimum of 9 and no maximum number of hitters

4)    “Last Batted Out” may be used as a Courtesy Runner for a pitcher and catcher

5)    Courtesy Runner is mandatory for Catchers, in order to speed the game

6)    Pitchers will get 1 minute or 3 pitches between innings

7)    Defensive Substitution may be made without reporting to the umpire

8)    Pool games will have 80 minute time limit; drop dead, finish the batter

9)   Connect Sports will supply all game balls

10) Home and Visitor will be decided by a coin toss at the plate

11) Walked batters MUST take their base. No consecutive at-bats

12)  Batters hit by pitch may take a “Ball” and continue at-bat

Tournament Rules in Championship Play

1) Teams may bat a minimum of 9 and maximum of 11 hitters

2) “Last Batted Out” may be used for Courtesy Runners for Pitchers and Catchers

3) Defensive Substitutions may be made without reporting to the umpire

4) Offensive Substitutions must be reported to umpire

5) Home Team will be official scorebook

6) Elimination Games will have 80 minutes time limit or complete 7 innings. Tiebreaker will be in effect after completion of 80 minutes or 7 innings. We will not start a new inning after 78 minutes, unless the score is tied.

7) Home and Visitor will be decided by a coin toss at the plate