The Tournament Festivities will begin on December 26th from 1pm-4pm at Victory Lane Sports Park. Free Open individual Skills contest will be conducted on all fields. Skills contest will include a Home Run Contest, Run around the bases contest, Throwing accuracy contest. Special Prizes will be awarded for each winner in every age group. The park will be serving Lunch Specials. This is a great opportunity to trade pins and socialize with other teams.
The tournament will feature a 4 game minimum (depending on weather) in all age divisions, Winners in 9U-14U Majors will be awarded a USSSA Super Elite World Series Berth to Disney World and Quadruple Points will be awarded in all divisions. All other div's will be awarded World Series Berths.
USSSA Winter Nationals Qualification
None Required but the following restriction apply:
Majors Division - Open to all teams that have registered a roster with USSSA for the Aug 1, 2013 – July 31, 2014 Season.
AAA Division - Open to all teams that have registered a roster with USSSA for the Aug 1, 2013 – July 31, 2014 Season and have participated within AAA/AA Divisions during a USSSA Sanctioned Tournament in the current season.
AA Division - Open to all teams that have registered a roster with USSSA for the Aug 1, 2013 – July 31, 2014 Season and have participated within AA Division during a USSSA Sanctioned Tournament in the current season.
If there are no Fall USSSA events in your state, you can request an at-large entry without playing in a USSSA event. At-large entries are granted in our Majors Division Only unless all players in a lower division have a USSSA player history.
All Entries for proper classification will be verified upon entry by State Directors and USSSA Online System. No Sandbagging into a lower Division will be tolerated. Teams are subject to being reclassified before and during the tournament
The following Divisions will be offered for competition and individual championships for the 2013 USSSA National Championships
7U KP Division
8U KP Division
9U Majors/AAA/AA Divisions
10U Majors - AAA - AA Divisions
11U Majors - AAA - AA Divisions
12U Majors - AAA - AA Divisions
13U Majors - AAA - AA Divisions
14U Majors - AAA - AA Divisions
15U Open Division
16U Open Division
18U Open Division
USSSA Baseball uses the May 1st age cut-off. To determine your team's age, in all divisions, determine the age of your oldest player on April 30th, 2014, and that is the age your team should play.
All teams will be assured of a 4-game minimum. Teams will have 3-4 pool play games for seeding in to a single-elimination championship bracket. Most teams will play more than four games.
Pools will be seeded based on national qualifying points earned at our qualifying events.
Following pool play, bracket seed will be based on: (1st) won-loss record in pool play; (2nd) runs allowed; (3rd) runs scored.
All national qualifying points earned during the regular Fall-Winter season will be used in making pool assignments. The teams with the most points and higher power rankings will receive the highest seeds in pool play.
7U to 8U KP = $600
9U to 12U Team = $650.00
13U to 18U Teams = $675.00
CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP AND VIEW YOUR PAYMENT OPTIONS
All teams will be required to check-in and present your paperwork to your event director on Tue Dec. 27th at least 1 hour prior to your scheduled game.
Managers need to bring copies of all player birth certificates or USSSA ID Card or State Issued ID Card or Driving License or U.S. Passport; a copy of your USSSA registration/roster with manager signature; and a copy of your Team Insurance.
7U/8U Kid Pitch
9U Majors/AAA/AA Division
10U Majors/AAA/AA Divisions
11’s AAA/AA Divisions
12’s AAA/AA Divisions
Rio Vista Community Park
8866 West Thunderbird Road
Peoria, Arizona 85381
8755 N. 83rd Ave.
13’s AAA Divisions
Victory Lane Sports Park
22603 North 43rd Avenue
Glendale, Arizona 85310
10U-13U Majors Division
Big League Dreams Park
4536 E. Elliot Road
Gilbert, Arizona 85234
14U Majors Division
Peoria Sports Complex
(Spring Training Home of the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners)
16101 North 83rd Ave. Peoria, Arizona 85382
Goodyear Baseball Complex
(Spring Training Home of Cleveland Indians & Cincinatti Reds)
2717 S. Wood Blvd. Goodyear, Arizona
Dec. 26th 1pm-4pm Opening Day Festivities
Free Player Open Skills Contest on all fields at Victory Lane Sports Complex
Homerun Contest-Max of 3 players per team
NOTE: Home Run Contest rules
1. Max of 3 participants per team due to time constraints.
2. Participants must bring shaggers, pitcher and baseballs. An L-screen will be provided.
3. One round of 8 swings per player only, homeplate will be adjusted in younger
Run around the bases Contest
Throwing Accuracy Contest
Vendors will be set up at Main gate
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DAILY GATE ADMISSIONS:
Spectators 13-18 $3.00
Seniors 55+ $3.00
Adults 18 or Over $5.00
Children 12&Under Free
Players in Uniform Free
Coaches (3 Max) Free
Victory Lane Facility
Adults 13 or Over $5.00
Children 12&Under Free
Players in Uniform Free
Coaches (2 Max) Free
Big League Dreams Facility
Spectators 13 or Over $5.00
Patrons 12&Under Free
All Paying Patrons/Players will receive a $1 Token
redeemable at BLD Stadium Club Restaurants
National Championship Quality Team Trophy and
Individual Rings for Players of the 1st and 2nd Place Teams.
Most Valuable Player Award for Championship Team. (None in Silver Div's)
Team Trophy for 3rd and 4th Place Teams (None in Silver Div's)
The USSSA Winter National Championships require the highest level of integrity from both participants and spectators. Harassment of opponents, trash talking, and/or the use of profanity by players, coaches, or fans will result in ejection and/or disqualification.
USSSA will provide 1 dozen baseballs to each team to be used as game balls. If this supply of baseballs is exhausted due to non-return of foul balls or home runs, the teams playing shall be required to replace the baseballs not returned to the game.