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NBSA “FUN IN THE SUN” 2013 SOFTBALL (U16 B/C) TOURNAMENT

June 21st, 22nd, 23rd


Sanctioned by the MASS ASA

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This tournament will be utilizing the following fields all located in Northborough:

Peaslee Elementarty Upper (UPEA)

Zeh Elementary (ZEH)

Melican Middle School (MMS)

Algonquin High - Varsity (ARHS-V)

Algonquin High - Junior Varsity (ARHS-JV)

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ENTRY FEE: $375.00 (Includes a non-refundable deposit fee of $150.00. See refund policy.)
MAKE CHECK 
PAYABLE TO: 
NBSA
MAIL TO: Robert Berger
  46 Washburn Street
  Northborough, MA 01532
PHONE: 508-439-2083
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THE PROCESS


CHECK IN
Teams are required to check in at with the Tournament Director at the ARHS field at least 1 hour prior to your first scheduled game. You must present the following to the tournament director:
               
                OFFICIAL ROSTER
                BIRTH CERTIFICATES
                PROOF OF INSURANCE
 
INFIELD PRACTICE
Teams will be allowed 5 minutes of infield practice prior to their first game of the tournament only. Pitchers are requested to warm up in the stone dust infield. Portable hitting nets can be used, but away from all game areas.
 
JEWELRY & HELMETS
No jewelry is allowed during this tournament. Jewelry cannot be taped over. Medical bracelets may be worn, but must be taped to the body. Players must wear helmets with approved faceguards and chin straps.
 
GAME FORMAT
This tournament is 3 pool play games into a single elimination. Time limit will be one hour, thirty minutes (1:30). No new inning will start after this point. The ASA tiebreaker rule will be used if the score is tied after 7 innings or is tied after the time limit regardless of inning on Sunday only. Game time will be posted on the official schedule unless changed by the tournament director. Teams must be ready to play up to 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. Line ups are to be handed to the official scorer a minimum of 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. The game clock will start at the conclusion of ground rules. Home team will be determined by a double coin flip during pool play. Higher seed will have choice on Sunday.
 
DRAW
This tournament will begin on Friday at 6:00 PM.  If your team cannot play Friday night, please indicate on the application. Please understand every effort will be made to accommodate your request. Requests will be handled on a first come, first serve basis.
 
WEATHER ISSUES
At any time during the tournament with the unanimous agreement of the Tournament Director and the tournament UIC, abbreviated procedures may be initiated to allow the tournament to continue to completion. This includes reducing game times to 1 hour, reducing games to five innings, or reducing pool play. Teams are asked to provide the tournament director with a cell phone number and contact in order to communicate delays or changes to the tournament.
 
REFUNDS
Teams that drop out prior to the deadline will be entitled to a refund less non-refundable deposit of $150.00. Teams that drop out after the deadline will not be entitled to a refund. If the tournament is shortened due to weather, teams will be entitled to a partial refund based on number of games each team plays. Teams will be notified by e-mail if this occurs.
 
CONCESSION STANDS
There will be a concession stand located at the ARHS fields on Saturday and Sunday.  Bathroom and/or port-o-potty are located at each field. Board of Health regulations prohibits the use of outdoor grills at our softball fields by softball teams. Please make sure your dugout is clean after your game.
 
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH TEAM TO CHECK THE OFFICIAL BRACKET BOARD LOCATED AT ARHS FIELDS FOR ANY SCHEDULE CHANGES DURING THE TOURNAMENT