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2018 Tennessee Showcase - July 21-22, 2018 Columbia, TN - Ring Event - Skills Camp will be facilitated by Ashley Cozart and Staff - Head Coach of UNA - Division I program.
Showcase Camp will include inspirational speakers to educate players about realities of playing college and professional level programs. Come listen to speakers and meet part of the University of North Alabama team.

 

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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 07-21-2018 - Sun 07-22-2018 Ridley Park 6148 Trotwood Ave Columbia, Tennessee 38401 2018 Tennessee Summer Showcase
Debbie Viviers
debbieviviers@usgfp.com
931-841-1507

             

 

2018 Tennessee Summer Showcase
Ridley Park - Columbia, TN
Ring Event



Showcase Information



What:  2018 TN Summer Showcase Tournament

When:  July 20, 2018 Camp / July 21-22, 2018 Tournament

Where:  Ridley Park, Columbia, TN

Format:  4GG - 3Pool - Single Elimination

Tournament Fee:  $420.00  

Gate: $7 per day

Host: Debbie Viviers and Doug Jackson

Debbie Viviers - debbieviviers@usgfp.com 931-841-1507
Doug Jackson - douglaswjackson@yahoo.com 256-460-1136

 The head coach of all teams register in the 2018 Tennessee Summer Showcase will receive a membership of the NFCA free. (This is an $80.00 membership).

Welcome to the NFCA High School information page! 

Invest in yourself and your players. Become an NFCA member and get better today with exclusive benefits including our practice plans in our "Coaching Tools" package, access to prestigious awards for your staff and players, free legal advice, and discounts on our educational events and products.  Check out our NFCC classes and our annual NFCA National Convention, where the best minds in softball come together to learn and grow. There's no better value in the game!

Click on the link below to see membership benefits and learn more about the NFCA.

NFCA Benefits



Showcase Itinerary



July 20, 2018 - Skills Camp

  • 9:00-1:00 Skills Camp - Cozart
  • 1:00-1:30 Break for lunch (bring a packed lunch and plenty of fluids)
  • 1:30-2:20 Speaker - Grindrod
  • 2:20-3:10 Speaker - Morris
  • Parents are invited to join the players as they listen to the speakers.
  • Bring chairs - we will use tents for shade and set up some fans

July 21-22, 2018 - Tournament
9:00 am Saturday and Sunday, pool and bracket games. 

 



Skills Camp 



  University North Alabama UNA - Head Coach Ashley Cozart and staff will facilitate the skills camp.

UNA Lion's reclassify NCAA Division I under Cozart's winning record.

 Snead State - Head Coach - Tracy Grindrod speaks to players on the "reality of playing softball at the college level."

Pitching Coach for Martin Methodist will speak on "attitudes and habits required to play college and professional softball."

 

When: 9:00-3:00 July 20, 2018  (Friday)

Where: Complex B, fields 3,4 and 5 - Ridley Park, Columbia, TN

Age: Open to any and all 2018-2025 Graduates

Price: $80.00 Per Player

Individual Player $80.00 pay link



Tournament Schedule



When: July 21-22, 2018  

Where: Ridley Park, Complex B, fields 3,4,5 and 6 - Columbia, TN

Player Profiles: We are providing player profile booklets to all college coaches. All teams are required to complete player profile forms. If you want to use this form download complete and email to douglaswjackson@yahoo.com  Click to Download Player Profile Form your forms must be received by July 18th to be included in the pack of teams given to each school representative.

 



Colleges Attending



University of North Alabama UNA 
Snead State SSCC 
Columbia State CSCC 
University of the South 
Volunteer State VSCC
Motlow State MSCC
Calhoun Community College
Martin Methodist College
University of Bethel 
 



Teams Entered



 

14U
Lightning Elite 03 - LaVergne, TN
Impact - Florence, TN
Giles County Heat - Giles County, TN
SWA Adrenaline - Williamson County, TN
Lady Orioles - Clarksville, TN 
Limestone Flash - Athens, AL

16U
TN Thunder - Murfreesboro, TN 
Rampage - Clarksville, TN
TN Pride 02 - Murfreesboro, TN
Mayhem 02 - Madison, AL

 

18U
Fayetteville Tigers - Fayetteville, TN 
Jack City 99 - Nolensville, TN
Kraze - Florence, AL
Dirty Birds - Savannah, TN
Dirt Dobbers - Unionville, TN

 



Tournament Details 



Awards: Rings will be awarded to first place and team award, runner-up will receive individual and team award. 
Balls:  Teams supply game balls, game balls must be new .47 core 375 compression ball. Balls will be available for purchase at the tournament for $60.00 per dozen or $6 each. AD STARR spirit ball.
Refund Policy: Once you are accepted into the tournament NO refund will be granted. We only issue credits for future events granted we find another team to fill your spot. If a team drops out two weeks prior to the event NO refund or credit will be given.
Rain Policy: The tournament director reserves the right to delay or reschedule games as needed. In the case of rain delays, a restricted schedule may be implemented. If any pool games get rained out we will use Sunday to make these games up and the elimination round will be eliminated. Any rain out games will be canceled without money refunded. The head coach is responsible for finding out changed game times in the event of rain.

Tournament Details:

  • The home team will be decided by coin toss. Line up cards are to be turned into the official scorekeeper before each game. Visiting teams are responsible for keeping the scoreboard and the home team is responsible for keeping the official scorebook.
  • The pitching distance for this tournament will be set at 43 feet.
  • If your team is short of players you can pick up players from teams playing in the event to complete pool games and your score is recorded as a forfeit. If you do not have enough players to play in the single elimination bracket you can not play. 
  • Teams supply game balls, new .47 core 375 compression ball.
  • Metal cleats are permitted in this event.
  • There will be no protests allowed in this tournament.

 



Official Rules      



Substitutions:  Free defensive substitutions are allowed as long as the batting order does not change. In this tournament, you will be allowed to bat 12 players. Teams may utilize the courtesy runner rule for catchers & pitchers only. The definition of a courtesy runner is a player who is not currently in the batting order. If you don‘t have any subs your last batted out may be used for the pitcher or catcher.

Game Time:  Exposure pool games are 1 hour and 10 minutes finish the inning with NO tiebreaker being played. Elimination games will be 1 hour and 15 minutes with the mercy rules in effect. 

Run Rule: There is NO run rule for pool play games. Elimination run-rule games will be 12 after 3, 10 after 4, 8 after 5. 

Tie Breaker: International tie-breaking rules. Last battered out on second with no outs.

Seeding for single elimination bracket:

  • Win / Loss Record
  • Head To Head (If It Applies)
  • Runs Allowed
  • Runs Earned
  • Coin Toss

College Coach Request:  If a college coach has a request to see a specific player run or play a position. The tournament director reserves the right to ask the team coaches to accommodate the request.

Time Management rules:

  1. The pitcher will get 5 warm-up pitches to begin the game thereafter she will get two.
  2. The batter must receive signs with one foot in the batter's box.
  3. One offensive conference per inning, and one defensive conference per inning, on the 2nd trip to the mound you must take your pitcher out.
  4. There will be no arguing of calls by the coaches and there will be no protesting of games, the first purpose of the tournament is exposure and the games will not be stopped due to these matters.


***The tournament director has the right to alter any of the above information as seen fit***



 

 

 

 

 

 

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