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2022 COLT LEAGUE WORLD SERIES
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FACT SHEET
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OFFICIAL EVENT NAME
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2022 Colt League World Series
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CITY OF EVENT
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Marion, IL
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REPORT DATE
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Thursday, July 28, 2022
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TOURNAMENT DATES
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Friday, July 29 thru Tuesday, August 2, 2022
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COMPETITION VENUE
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Rent One Park, 1000 Miners Drive, Marion, Illinois 62959 (618) 998-8499
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The field surface is synthetic which will allow us to resume play as soon as the rain stops.
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No metal cleats are allowed, rubber or molded cleats are allowed. Flat rubber shoes are not recommended.
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HOST
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City of Marion, Illinois, VisitSI, Black Diamond Harley Davidson, Oasis Outdoors, and Rent One Park
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PONY BASEBALL TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR
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Steve Miller, (M) 618-967-4073, (E) s.miller@pony.org
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LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE TOURNAMENT CHAIRMAN
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Rachel Stroud (E) stroud.arachel@gmail.com (E) rachel@swinfordpublications.com
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RECOMMENDED AIRPORT
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Lambert International Airport (STL), St. Louis, Missouri
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BUS TRANSPORTATION FROM AIRPORT TO MARION - INTERNATIONAL TEAMS
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Southwest Bus Company, Sarah Juelfs, (B) 618-826-2323 sjuelfs@swibco.net
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LOCAL TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR FOR INTERNATIONAL TEAMS
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Ashley Spiller (W) 618-997-3690 (M) 618-922-1547 aspiller@visitsi.com
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TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR FOR ALL TEAMS
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Ashley Spiller (W) 618-997-3690 (M) 618-922-1547 aspiller@visitsi.com
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HOUSING AND FEEDING
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$800.00 day of arrival until elimination. *Must Attend Mandatory Events.
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Daily Pay Out times from the host are listed on the Daily Schedule.
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HOUSING DIRECTOR FOR ALL TEAMS
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Ashley Spiller (W) 618-997-3690 (M) 618-922-1547 aspiller@visitsi.com
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FAMILY, FRIENDS AND FANS HOUSING - ALL TEAMS
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Country Inn & Suites, 1306 Halfway Road Marion, IL 62959 (618) 997-2444 Nightly Rate TBD Plus Tax
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2 Double Beds/Mini Fridge & Microwave, Complimentary Breakfast, Internet, Parking and Indoor Pool.
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Fairfield Inn/Suites By Marriott, 1400 Champion Dr. Marion, IL 62959 (618) 993-3011 Nightly Rate TBD Plus Tax
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2 Queen Beds/Mini Fridge & Microwave, Complimentary Breakfast, Internet, Parking and Indoor Pool.
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 2609 Blue Heron Dr. Marion, IL 62959 (618) 993-5602 Nightly Rate $139.00 Plus Tax
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2 Queen Beds/Mini Fridge & Microwave, Complimentary Breakfast, Internet, Parking and Indoor Pool.
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Here is the link for all hotel rooms. pony.hotelplanner.com/event/3d35
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Failure to stay at approved PONY Housing will result in loss of per diem.
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PRE-TOURNAMENT MEETING *
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Thursday, July 28, 6:00 PM at Rent One Park, Diamond Club, 1000 Miners Drive, Marion, IL (618) 988-8499
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* This meeting is mandatory for all managers and coaches.
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BAT TESTING
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Will be conducted before and after the PRE- TOURNAMENT MEETING in the Diamond Club.
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OPENING CEREMONIES *
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Friday, July 29, 6:00 PM at Rent One Park - All players and coaches in full uniform.
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CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GAME *
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Saturday, July 30, 6:00 PM at Rent One Park - All players and coaches in full uniform.
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WELCOME TO MARION AND RENT ONE PARK PRE TOURNAMENT PARTY
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Thursday, July 28, 5:00 PM at Rent One Park - Diamond Club.
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Fans, Players, and Coaches will enjoy a night at the Rent One Park.
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2022 COLT WORLD SERIES SKILLS COMPETITION
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Thursday July 28, 7:05 PM Home Run Hitting Contest 2 Players from each team.
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Thursday July 28, 7:30 PM Fastest Runner Contest 1 Players from each team.
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The Fastest Runner Contest will take place after the 1st round of the Home Run Contest.
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ADMISSION/ENTRY FEES FOR FAMILIES AND FANS
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Daily Fee $5.00, 2 and under free
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Colt League World Series Pass $25.00 - good for all games and Thursday Night Skills Contest.
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GIFT EXCHANGE
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PONY Recommends exchanging a small gift with your opponent before your "first" game.
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OFFICIAL BASEBALL
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Wilson A-1075 SST
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PRACTICE SCHEDULE
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Please call Randy Crompton (M) 618-967-0321 to make arrangements to use the local practice fields.
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EXTRA GAMES ON MONDAY, TUESDAY, AND WEDNESDAY
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A signup sheet will be available for extra games on these days.
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ILLINOIS CONCUSSION PROTOCOL
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The State of Illinois has passed new "Youth Sports Concussion Protocols" legislation effective August 3, 2015.
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The new law applies to all youth sports organizations which sponsors or conducts amateur sports competitions.
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Public Act 099-0245
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* Mandatory Attendance
revised 12/4/2018
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