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Chicago Midwest Championships
Chicago Midwest Championships
July 13, 2017 6:40CST- We will begin 18U play on fields 1 and 2 at 8:00am as scheduled. 16U on fields 3,5,6,7,8,9 are delayed two hours and will begin play at 10:00am
July 12, 2017 4:30 CST: A determination on the fields will be made at 6:00am Thursday July 13. At this time we expect fields to be playable pending overnight weather.
July 12, 2017 I'm stuck on the ground in Denver as Midway is currently closed and have not spoken with Orland Park. Understand significant rain in Chicago. If we're going to have a delay in the morning I'll notify you here as early as possible. Currently scheduled to land 2pm your time.
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Chicago Midwest Championships - Orland Park, Illinois
7/12/2017 - 7/16/2017
Five game guarantee, pool into bracket. All teams must be prepared to play at 8am Wednesday July 12th. All games 1:40 finish the inning and championship a full seven innings. College level officiating, game balls provided.
Age Cutoff Date:
1st- 4th team awards and 1st- 2nd individual awards will be presented.
Deadline for Entries:
Equipment Required for Participants:
Balls will be provided. All participants/coaches must be on the online roster with correct spelling and birth date. All coaches must sign the liability waiver. All players must have the waiver signed by a parent or guardian.
When Game Times Available:
Friday June 30th, 2017 after 3:00pm Mountain
TOURNAMENT RULES REFUND POLICY: No refund will be considered after June 8, 2017. If you request a refund before June 8, a refund will be provided less a 20% processing fee.
WEATHER CANCELLATIONS: There is a chance this tournament could be rained out. A 20% administrative fee will be retained if the tournament is canceled. Teams may transfer the full amount to another Triple Crown Headquarters event without incurring the 20% admin fee. If your team plays 0 games, TCS will retain a 20% adminstrative fee; if you play 1 game, TCS will refund 50%; 2 or more games played, there will be no refund.
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TRIPLE CROWN GIRLS FASTPITCH RULES
Triple Crown Girls Fastpitch tournaments are non-sanctioned events, but are played using ASA rules and umpire mechanics with additional Triple Crown specialty rules.
All rule interpretations will be interpreted using the spirit or intent of the rule as written by the governing body or TCS specialty rule.
Any coach or player ejected from a game will be required to sit out the next game unless otherwise notified by the Tournament Director. Tournament Director will be the final arbiter on all ejections and suspensions.
No alcohol or tobacco products allowed on field or complex.
There will be no 'bat your lineup' option in pool or bracket play.
All games will use the following line up options only:
Option 1: Straight nine- Those nine can play any position on defense without reporting to the umpire. Those nine can NOT change order in the batting line-up even though they may be playing different positions each inning.
Option 2: Use of the DP/Flex- 10 players are listed on the line-up, but only 9 bat. The DP can bat for any player that you designate prior to the start of the game. That player is designated as the Flex and should be listed in the 10th spot on the line-up card. Any of the 10 players can play on defense.
Option 3: Use of the EH/EP- This gives you the option to bat 10 players and any 9 can play defense. This player can be placed anywhere in the line-up.
Option 4: Use of the DP/Flex and the EP/EH- This allows you to have 11 players in the game. You hit 10 and designate 1 player as the Flex.
A coin flip will determine the home team, with the exception of double elimination championship games. The winners bracket undefeated team will have choice of home or visitor in these games. All IF NECESSARY games will be coin flipped.
Pool games may end in a tie, bracket games must have a winner. ITB will be used after seven innings and in all innings beginning after the time limit has expired.
All games will use a 12/10/8 run rule after 3/4/5 innings.
All games at 1:40/ finish the inning and no time limit for the championship game unless otherwise posted. All IF NECESSARY games will be played using the time limit/ finish the inning.
Game time is forfeit time. Any exceptions will be ruled on by the tournament director.
Triple Crown will use the following modification to the courtesy runner rule. If a team is out of legal substitutes the team may use the
to courtesy run for the
in an effort to 'speed up' the game.
No protests will be allowed for this event.
Any player who has played on a college roster (JUCO, NAIA, NCAA) or has completed college course work after high school, is NOT eligible to play in any Triple Crown event.
Triple Crown Bracket Seeding Rules
(Same Pool): 1. Win/Loss Record, 2. Head to Heat, 3. Total Run Differential, 4. Least Runs Allowed, 5. Most Runs Scored 6. Coin Flip.
(Same Pool): 1. Total Run Differential, 2. Least Runs Allowed, 3. Most Runs Scored, 4. Coin Flip.
1. Maximum Run Spread per game is 7, regardless of score, 2. Forfeits will be scored 7-0.
Continuing the rich tradition of Triple Crown Sports Nationals, we are proud to add a Midwest event to our roster of premium events as we visit the Chicagoland area in 2017. TCS Nationals traditionally bring together the strongest rosters in the region and we look forward to joining you in Chicago for all the city has to offer AND to crown our 2017 Midwest Champions!