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2015 GIRLS FASTPITCH "B" SOUTHERN WORLD SERIES
July 14 – July 18, 2015
THE 2015 NSA GIRLS FASTPITCH "B" WORLD SERIES SPONSORED BY LOUISVILLE SLUGGER, NATIONAL SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION, ST. PETE/CLEARWATER C.V.B., CITY OF CLEARWATER PARKS AND RECREATION DEPT., CITY OF DUNEDIN PARKS AND RECREATION DEPT.
JULY 14 – 18, 2015
Team Registration: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Bright House Field – 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Managers Meeting: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Bright House Field – 5:15 pm
Opening Ceremonies: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Bright House Field – 6:00pm
See the details of activities at www.NSAFastPitchWorldSeries.com
Umpire Meeting: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Bright House Field at 7:00 pm
Games Begin Play: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 8:00 am at all park locations
Bright House Field; 601 Old Coachmen Rd., Clearwater, Florida 33765
The tournament will be a five (5) game format. The format will be a two (2) game seed play and then advance to a double elimination game tournament bracket. Should you lose your first two elimination games you will be awarded a consolation game. All teams should be ready to play on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 beginning at 8:00am. Teams are required to participate in pool play.
PARK LOCATIONS and DIRECTIONS
EDDIE C. MOORE SOFTBALL COMPLEX:
Eddie C. Moore has 9 fields that will be used. Fields 1-4 are grouped together, followed by Fields 5-7 which is located one block west of the first group of fields and then Fields 8 & 9 are one block west of the middle set of fields. For GPS purposes please use this address
3050 Drew St., Clearwater, Florida 33759
SID LICKTON COMPLEX:
The address for this complex is:
714 N. Saturn Ave., Clearwater, Florida 33755
Vaneck Park is located in the city of Dunedin which is just north of Clearwater.
The address to Vaneck Park is;
3051 Garrison Rd., Dunedin, Florida 34698
DIVISIONS OF PLAY
8& Under 10 & Under 12 & Under 14 & Under 16 & Under 18 & Under
AGE REQUIREMENTS AND PROOF OF AGE
The age cut off date is December 31, 2014. All managers will be required to furnish proof of age (birth certificate, driver’s license, etc.) for any player on their team at any time during the tournament.
2220 MARGARET WAY
DUNEDIN, FLORIDA, 34698
EMAIL – BASEBALL1970@HOTMAIL.COM
2220 MARGARET WAY
DUNEDIN, FLORIDA, 34698
EMAIL – JWISNIE344@AOL.COM
The team’s official 2015 NSA Youth Roster with Entry Fee and Proof of Insurance must be sent to the team’s State Director for approval. All rosters must be complete (NSA sanction number, all signatures, birth dates, proof of insurance and State Director’s signature). The State Director will forward this information to the Tournament Director. A team will not be allowed to compete if all information is not complete.
ENTRY FEE and GATE FEE
Entry fee of $350 and gate fee of $300 certified check(s) or money order(s) made payable to Pat Affrunti along with your roster and proof of insurance must be sent to your State Director no later than July 9th, 2014. The State Director will forward fees (entry & gate), roster, and proof of insurance by July 11, 2014 to: PATRICK AFFRUNTI, 2220 MARGARET WAY, DUNEDIN, FLORIDA 34698
The Gate Fee covers all Family, Friends and Fans for all events, games and venues which is an average of $25 per family.
If you do not know your State Director contact NSA @ 859-887-4114 or check the website WWW.PLAYNSA.COM access State Directors.
REGISTRATION and GAME STARTING TIMES
The registration for this tournament will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST at Bright House Field. The Team Manager will register his/her team and pick up packets, which will include the pre-set 2 game seeding schedule. Seeding will be determined by Pool Play into the Official 2 Game Tournament Bracket. Games will start at 8:00 AM on Wednesday July 15, 2015.
Practice fields will be available by reservation. You may reserve a field by contacting the City of Clearwater (727-562-4802) or City of Dunedin (727-812-4530) directly.
The Tournament committee reserves the right to change game times, playing fields, dates or format including eliminating the loser’s bracket to complete the tournament. There is an assumption of risk in competing in the tournament and the Tournament Committee, City of Clearwater, City of Dunedin and NSA, and any or all sponsors are not liable for any accidents or injuries. The Tournament Committee will rule on all matters as they occur. The Rule Protest Fee is $75.00 (refunded if protest is upheld). Entry into the tournament constitutes agreement to these conditions.
All bats used in the World Series must bear NSA2012 logo. Player/team bats are subject to checks. Coaches and Managers are responsible for checking the NSA non-approved bat list that can be viewed at www.PlayNSA.com. (Bat Protest fee is $200.00 - refunded if protest is upheld).
Metal cleats are allowed in the 14U, 16U, 18 Under Division only in this NSA World Series.
HOTELS & MOTELS
See list at www.NSAFastPitchWorldSeries.com. If you have any questions about housing, please call Sheryl Rodgers @ 727-692-4168
CAR - VAN RENTALS
For your vehicle rental needs access the web sites below and use the NSA Corporate Discount Numbers to receive a great rate from Thrifty or Dollar Car/Van Rental.
http://nsabpa.thrifty.com - Corp Discount # 0010229125
http://nsabpa.dollar.com - Corp Discount # TB1791
NSA 2015 "B" Southern World Series/Opening Ceremonies
We have scheduled a party for all the teams and their families for Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 6:00 pm. The party will be held at Bright House Field which is home to the Clearwater Threshers, the minor league affiliate to the Philadelphia Phillies. The festivities will include: All teams being announced before the game and walking on the field, Miss NSA 2015 crowned for each age division, NSA Scholarship and Team Pin Swap. Tickets to the game will be free of charge for every player and coach (limit 2 coaches)! All you can eat food and soft drinks with also be included at no charge for players and coaches (limit 2 coaches). Game tickets inclusive of food and soft drink will be made available for everyone else at the low cost of $17.00 per ticket. YOU MUST PREREGISTER FOR THIS EVENT BY JULY 11TH – EMAIL PAT AFFRUNTI WITH YOUR REQUEST FOR TICKETS AT BASEBALL1970@HOTMAIL.COM
The managers’ meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 5:15 PM at the Bright House Field. Only 2 managers/coaches from each team are requested to attend the managers meeting. We cannot emphasize the importance of attendance at the managers meeting. The tournament rules, format and any necessary changes will be covered. This will also be the only place that you can pick up your team packet.
The awards will include but not limited to the following: First place through fifth place team trophy for each division of play. First place through fourth place individual awards for each division of play. In addition the first place through third place teams will receive individual product awards. First Place in each age division will receive championship t-shirts. World Series Championship patches for the champions in each age division.
A variety of official NSA souvenirs (t-shirts, caps and miscellaneous items) will be on sale at designated sites throughout the tournament.
MISS NSA WORLD SERIES 2015
To nominate a candidate for the ANNUAL MISS NSA WORLD SERIES to be crowned at the Opening Ceremonies on Wednesday, July 15 2015, please complete the Miss NSA Entry Form and send to the address indicated on the form by July 10, 2015. DO NOT SEND PHOTOGRAPHS. Candidates will be judged on academic, athletic achievement and civic involvement. (Download the form at www.NSAFastPitchWorldSeries.com)
NSA will award a $500.00 scholarship by random draw to one player in the 10U – 18U age groups.
Additional Information, Tournament Brackets and Updates will be posted on www.NSAFastPitchWorldSeries.com
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