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Welcome to the 2018 Season - 2018 Rule Change - In an effort to improve the flow of the game and align with current trends of the sport, this change will allow intentional walks.  The rule can be found in the online rules: Rule 4.Sec.19. Intentional Walk: The coach or catcher of the defensive team can make a request to the umpire for the batter to intentionally walk to first base. Results in a dead ball.

2018 Tennessee Showcase - July 21-22, 2018 Columbia, TN - Ring Event

2018 Adventure Games - July 21-22, 2018 Clarksville, TN - Ring Event

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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
Fri 06-22-2018 - Sun 06-24-2018 Ridley Park 6148 Trotwood Ave Columbia, Tennessee 38401 2018 USGF Summer State Tournament
Debbie Viviers
debbieviviers@usgfp.com
931-841-1507

 

 

2018 USGF

Summer State Tournament
Ridley Park - Columbia, TN



                              Ring Event 

The USGF World Series Rings are a custom crafted ring by a Jeweler in North Carolina. We are very proud to share this quality crafted ring as our Championship Award, in all age divisions, in all class divisions. 

    



                             Beyond Wonderland Photography

Will be on site, detailed flyer at the bottom of tournament page. 
         Contact Jennifer Ellis 615-512-7783



Teams Entered



6U Recreation
Lawrenceburg Stars - Lawrenceburg, TN
Goodlettsville Storm - Goodlettsville, TN
Marshall County All-Stars - Marshall County, TN

8U
Boro Bombers 09 - Murfreesboro, TN
Wayne County Edge - Wayne County, TN
Bownet Outlaws '10 - Manchester, TN
TN Twisters - Columbia, TN
Bownet Outlaws '09 - Manchester, TN

8U Recreation
Giles County All-Stars - Giles County, TN
Lil' Lady Cats - Tullahoma, TN
Unionville Dirt Dobbers - Unionville, TN
Smyrna Stars - Smyrna, TN
MJ Lady Bears - Mt Juliet, TN
Lawrenceburg Stars - Lawrenceburg, TN
Marshall County All-Stars - Marshall County, TN

10U
Bomb Squad 07 - Spring Hill, TN
Crossfire 07 - Shelbyville, TN
Thunderstruck 08 - Columbia, TN
Xplosion Fastpitch - Mt Juliet, TN
Lady Velocity 08 - Smyrna, TN 
TN Revolution 07 - Mt Juliet, TN 
Jack City 07 - Readyville, TN
Middle TN Bulldogs - Lewisburg, TN
TN Patriots - Dickson, TN
Velocity - Murfreesboro, TN 
Velocity 08 - Smyrna, TN
TN Xtreme 07 - Murfreesboro, TN
Showtime Softball - Franklin, TN
Tennessee Strikers - Murfreesboro, TN
Wayne Co. Edge - Wayne County, TN
Fearless Elite 08 - Mt Juliet, TN
Middle TN Xtreme 08 - Pulaski, TN
Intensity - Murfreesboro, TN

10U Recreation
Giles County All-Stars - Giles County, TN
Lil' Lady Cats - Tullahoma, TN
Lawrenceburg Stars - Lawrenceburg, TN
Goodlettsville Storm - Goodlettsville, TN

12U
High Intensity 05 - Clarksville, TN
TN Force - Murfreesboro, TN
Bethesda Elite - Spring Hill, TN
Southern TN Warriors - Pulaski, TN
Tennessee Strikers - Spring Hill, TN
Tennessee Thunder - McEwen, TN
Muletown Crush - Columbia, TN
Spears - Murfreesboro, TN
Lightning Elite 05 - LaVergne, TN
FC Blast - Franklin County, TN
Diamond Chix - Jackson, TN
Brentwood Riptide - Brentwood, TN

12U Recreation
Lawrenceburg Stars - Lawrenceburg, TN
Marshall County All-Stars - Marshall County, TN

14U
Lightning Elite 03 - LaVergne, TN
West TN Stingers - Milan, TN
Giles County Heat - Giles County, TN
Yellow Jackets 05 - Summertown, TN
FC Blast - Franklin County, TN

14U Recreation
Flame Throwers - Shelbyville, TN
MKS All Stars - Murfreesboro, TN

16U
Lightning Elite 02 - LaVergne, TN
Tennessee Smoke - Tullahoma, TN
C. R. - Ardmore, AL 

18U
Renegades - Columbia, TN
TN High Voltage - Greenbrier, TN
Dirt Dobbers - Unionville, TN
Fayetteville Tigers - Fayetteville, TN 

16U/18U Recreation
Lawrenceburg Stars - Lawrenceburg, TN

 



Tournament Qualification



Any team wanting to play in the USGF 2018 Summer State must play in two qualifying tournaments.



 

Tournament Details



Format: One 70 min warm-up game (Drop Dead) for teams 10U-18U, standard game time for 8U games, Teams are seeded into the bracket by points earned during the 2018 season.

Fees: 8U - $200, 10U-18U $275

Balls: All balls are furnished

Championship Rings - First Place will receive State Championship Ring and team trophy, 2nd and 3rd place will receive team and individual awards.

Roster: All teams need to submit a signed and completed USGF roster

Insurance: All teams need to submit a copy of your team insurance

Sanction: All teams must sanction online at www.usgfp.com

Online payment: at www.usgfp.com through team account
Venmo payment will be accepted for items on the sales table (shirts, glasses, bows etc.) You will not be able to use electronic payments for tickets at the gate.

Gate fees: weekend $13, daily $9

Eligible: Make sure your players are age-eligible for your age group. Age eligible date is January 1, 2018

 



Rule Standards



New Rule:  4.Sec.19. Intentional Walk: The coach or catcher of the defensive team can make a request to the umpire for the batter to intentionally walk to first base.

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 70minutes, drop dead unless weather conditions force an adjustment in the schedule. The game can end in a tie. Home team is considered the official scorebook for each game. Parents/fans are welcome to keep scoreboards.

Pool Play Guidelines: Time limit will consist of 5 innings or 60 mins on the clock, drop dead unless weather conditions force an adjustment in the schedule. The game can end in a tie.  Home team is considered the official scorebook for each game.  Parents/fans are welcome to keep scoreboards.

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

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 whichever 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
No grills in parking lot
Two Team Coolers are allowed

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