Tournament Rules


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TOURNAMENT RULES

 

  1. EACH TEAM IS TO PROVIDE A SCOREKEEPER. THE HOME TEAM IS THE OFFICIAL SCOREKEEPER. PLEASE CLEARLY RECORD ON THE GAME REPORT TEAM NAMES, START TIME, RUNS FOR AND AGAINST, AND BASES TOUCHED.  WINNING TEAM IS TO RETURN THE GAME REPORT SHEET TO THE CONCESSION AREA.
  2. EACH TEAM IS TO PICK GAME MVP’S FOR THE OTHER TEAM AND PRESENT THEM WITH AN MVP AWARD. MVP AWARDS ARE IN YOUR WELCOME PACKAGES.  MVP AWARDS ARE PRESENTED FOR THE ROUND ROBIN GAMES (FIRST 3 GAMES).
  3. ALL GAMES WILL HAVE HOME TEAM ESTABLISHED BY A COIN TOSS.
  4. ALL GAMES WILL HAVE NO INNINGS STARTING AFTER 1 HOUR AND 20 MINUTES.
  5. ROUND ROBIN GAMES (FIRST 3 GAMES) CAN RESULT IN A TIE. 2 POINTS FOR A WIN, 1 POINT FOR A TIE, AND 0 POINTS FOR A LOSS.  ALL PLAYOFF GAMES WILL BE PLAYED UNTIL A WINNER IS DECIDED.  TIED PLAYOFF GAMES WILL BE DECIDED BY STARTING THE OFFENSIVE TEAM’S LAST OUT ON SECOND BASE.
  6. ALL U14, U16, U19 GAMES WILL HAVE A 5 RUN LIMIT FOR THE FIRST 5 INNINGS. THE REMAINING INNINGS WILL BE OPEN.
  7. ALL U12 GAMES WILL HAVE A 5 RUN LIMIT FOR EVERY INNING.
  8. RUN AHEAD RULE
    1. 15 RUN AHEAD RULE IS IN EFFECT AFTER 3 COMPLETE INNINGS.
    2. 10 RUN AHEAD RULE IS IN EFFECT AFTER 3 1/2 OR 4 COMPLETE INNINGS.
    3. 7 RUN AHEAD RULE IS IN EFFECT AFTER 4 ½, 5, 5 ½, OR 6 COMPLETE INNINGS
  9. IF HOME TEAM IS LEADING IN THE BOTTOM OF AN INNING AND TIME RUNS OUT - GAME IS OVER. RUNS COUNT UP TO WHEN THE TIME EXPIRED.
  10. UNLESS SPECIFICALLY STATED, SBBC RULES ARE IN EFFECT.
  11. PLEASE REFRAIN FROM SMOKING/VAPING ON THE BALL FIELDS.
  12. PICK UPS FOR “C” TEAMS ARE NOT ALLOWED WITHOUT CONFIRMING WITH THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR PRIOR TO THE TOURNAMENT START. IF A TEAM IS FOUND USING PICK UP PLAYERS, IT IS UP TO THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR AND UMPIRE IN CHIEF TO DECIDE HOW TO PROCEED.

      NO PROTESTS WILL BE ALLOWED ----------- THE UMPIRE IS ALWAYS RIGHT

 

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