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Name: Debbie Viviers
Email: debbieviviers@usgfp.com
Phone: 931-841-1507
Mobile: 931-841-1507
Address: POBox 434
City: Tullahoma
Residence State: Tennessee
Zip: 37388
Date Location Event
Sat 11-04-2017 - Sat 11-04-2017 Ridley Park 6148 Trotwood Ave Columbia, Tennessee 38401 Wylan Watson Memorial Benefit - One Day
Debbie Viviers
debbieviviers@usgfp.com
931-841-1507

             Wylan Watson Memorial Benefit
                      One Day Tournament
                               Ridley Park
                             Columbia, TN



Thorpe Watson is a member of the USGF umpire crew. His son Wylan Watson was tragically killed in an ATV accident this spring. Wylan was 11 years old and a young athlete. It is our desire to honor Wylan with this benefit tournament, all proceeds will go to assist the family, Thorpe and Valerie, with the funeral expenses.  



Teams Entered



8U


10U
Diamond Queens - Shelbyville, TN
SWA Bomb Squad - Williamson County, TN
Thunderstruck 07 - Columbia, TN

12U
SWA Diamond Divas - Williamson County, TN

14U
Lightning Elite 03 - LaVergne, TN
SWA TN Adrenaline - Spring Hill, TN
Southern Xtreme - Culleoka, TN


16U
Lightning Elite 02 - LaVergne, TN

18U
Renegades - Columbia, TN

 


Tournament Details



Summer State and World Series Qualifier
Format: 3gg, Warm Up - Coaches draw in double elimination bracket
Fees: 8U - $150, 10U-18U $225
All balls are furnished
Top two places will receive team and individual awards
All teams need to submit a signed and completed USGF roster
All teams need to submit a copy of your team insurance
All teams must sanction your team online at www.usgfp.com
Team managers need birth certificates in your possession throughout the tournament
Online payment at www.usgfp.com through team account
Gate fees $10 
Make sure your players are age-eligible for your age group. Age eligible January 1, 2018

Tournament Schedule: will be posted on this page the Tuesday before the tournament by 9:00 pm.

 



Rules and Standards



Rules

Batters: each team can bat up to 12 batters for pool and tournament games.

Unique rule to USGF: is the courtesy runner: A courtesy runner can be used at any time once per inning. A courtesy runner does not burn your sub. However, if your courtesy runner is on base and has to come up to bat she must take an out at bat. So, be aware of where your courtesy runner is in the lineup.

The Official Game Time: begins at the flip and the plate umpire is the keeper of the time.

Pool Play Guidelines: Time limit will be 55minutes, finish the inning. No drop dead. The game can end in a tie. In the case of a tie, both teams are awarded one-half (.5) a win and one-half (.5) a loss in the seeding stats.  Home team is considered the official score book for each game. Parents/fans are welcome to keep score boards.

Tournament Play Guidelines: Time limit will be 70 minutes, finish the inning. No drop dead. International tie breaker rules apply for all elimination games. Home team is considered the official score book for each game. Parents/fans are welcome to keep score boards.

RULE 15. 6U AND 8U RULES

A. The game will consist of 5 innings or 55 minutes on the clock, finish the inning for pool play and tournament bracket play, with a (Run Rule) being declared if a team is ahead by 12 runs after 3 innings two and a half innings  if the home team is ahead, or 10 runs after 4 innings three and a half innings if the home team is ahead...
...F. Each position in the batting order will be at bat a maximum of once per inning, the end of an inning will be declared when either 3 outs are made or all batters have batted one time which ever comes first.  (No more than twelve (12) batters per inning with no one batting twice.) It is not an advantage to have more than 10 batters. 


DP/Flex Rule: The DP/Flex rule is available for coaches that want to take advantage of it. The rule can be visited at Sec.4.ART1.  DP/Flex in the online rules.  There is no DP/Flex in 6U and 8U divisions.

Rules:   https://usgfp.com/files/rules.php

Metal Cleats: 
Metal cleats are approved for the use of 14U-18U.

Rain Policy: If no games are played entry fee is returned. If one game is played one-half of the entry fee is returned. If two games are complete there are no refunds issued. No refunds for gate passes.

Park Rules:
No pets,
No Smoking inside gates
Two team coolers allowed

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