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Gann's Classic Tournament

By Todd Slavinsky, 06/24/22, 1:15PM CDT

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October 15th and 16th, 2022

Formerly the 5th Annual Tater Tourney

October 15th and 16th, 2022

7U-14U: This is an OPEN tournament but intended for Rec or lower level AA/D3 teams!

Registration closed October 7th.

7U-14U: $425 + Gate fee

High School: $450 + Gate fee

 

Fall 2022 CFBBA teams will receive a $50 discount. Contact Stephanie Castro for a discount code to use at registration.

Charitable Gate Fee

$150 per team

Gate Fees will be donated to Metrocrest Services. Gate fee can be paid cash, Venmo, or Zelle starting a week prior.

Formats

3 Game Minimum; 2 Games: Pool Play on Saturday. If 8 teams or more, split to gold/silver brackets for Sunday; Single Elimination Bracket Play on Sunday; Champions & Finalists of each bracket take home rings!!

Location

McInnish Sports Complex

2335 Sandy Lake Rd, Carrollton, TX 75006

Fields 6-9, 12-15 & 10-11

Age Info

7U-14U Divisions:

League age determination date is their age as of MAY 1, 2023.

https://www.cfbba.com/age-determination

 

We are NOT able to honor the report card or grade exception rule since we use dual age groups in our league. 

 

High School Division:

Open High School: for current high school teams.  Fall ball teams welcomed.

Rosters

Rosters must be submitted by Thursday, October 13th by 11:59PM

Please submit rosters (including first/last name and DOB) to:  tournaments@cfbba.org

Players MAY NOT play on more than one roster in a single tournament.


Rosters will be emailed from DocuSign. Confirm/sign your roster hold harmless by Friday, October 14th at 11:59PM

Check In

  • Check-in at least 45 minutes prior to the start time of your 1st game.

  • Pay gate fee. 

  • Provide proof of insurance (non-CFBBA teams). Proof of insurance can be emailed to tournaments@cfbba.org prior to check in. 

  • Rosters MUST be signed through DocuSign prior to check in.

Baseballs

You'll need 2 new baseballs and 2 gently used baseballs per game.  We do not provide baseballs as part of your registration.

WHO'S COMING

7/8

  • CFBBA Coyotes
  • CFBBA Cubs
  • CFBBA Cardinals
  • CFBBA Longhorns
  • Falcons
  • OC Bully's

 

9/10

  • FMYSA Premier - Cook
  • CFBBA Warriors - Parks
  • NGSA Phillies
  • CFBBA Wonderboys
  • CFBBA Dallas Oilers
  • Scots-Boulden
  • CFBBA Panthers
  • CFBBA Texas Cobras
  • Cardinals
  • Scots-Dunn

13/14

  • Dragon Dreamers
  • CFBBA Diamondbacks
  • CFBBA Generals
  • CFBBA Rockets
  • Falcons
  • CFBBA Red Sox
  • CFBBA Wolfpack

RULES

CFBBA rules

Detailed CFBBA rules

7/8-13/14 Youth

  • USSSA Rules w/caveats on CFBBA Site (use AA rules), plus....

  • CFBBA teams must play with the roster submitted during tournament registration.

    • You may add players from outside of CFBBA but need to be included on the roster submitted.

  • CFBBA’s Fielding Rotation rules do not apply.

  • CFBBA’s R3 rule does not apply.

  • Dug-outs are first come, first serve.

  • For Pool Play, a coin flip will determine home/away.

  • For Bracket Play, the higher ranked seed will be the home team.

  • Bracket Seeding Tie Breakers 

    • Overall Record

    • Head to Head Results

    • Run Differential

    • Runs Allowed

    • Runs Scored 

  • No pitching limitations, but coaches are strongly advised to use sound judgment, while keeping each player's health a top priority.

  • A pitcher may NOT re-enter as pitcher in the same game, once removed.

  • Pool play games will be 1 hour 30 minutes, finish the inning; No new inning once time has expired; Pool Play games may end in a tie.

  • Bracket play games will last: 1 hour 30 minutes; finish the inning; No new inning once time has expired; In case of a tie, extra innings will be played up to 6 completed innings.  If after 6 innings are played, the game is still tied, the following Tie-Breaker will be used:  last 3 batters that batted load the bases, 2 outs, 2-1 count on each batter. 

  • Mercy Rules are: 15 after 3, 10 after 4, 8 after 5, ALL divisions

  • Mathematical Elimination DOES apply, NO CUMULATIVE. 

  • There shall be a 5 run cap per 1/2 inning in 7/8 & 9/10.

  • NO RUN CAP per 1/2 inning in 11/12 & 13/14.

  • Please arrive early and be ready to take the field 30 minutes prior to your start time. 

    • FAILURE TO DO SO COULD RESULT IN A FORFEIT.

  • Please have birth certificates on hand in case of an age protest.   

    • Protests must be made within the first 45 minutes of the game and will require a $100 deposit.  If the player/coach cannot provide a birth certificate, the player will be considered illegal.

  • Teams may NOT use players from other teams playing in the same tournament.  (Teams will forfeit all games and be disqualified from the remainder of the tournament). 

  • Ejections: Any participant (player, coach, spectator, etc.) ejected from a game will be suspended for a minimum of 1 game (subsequent game). The Umpire-In-Chief and Tournament Director will enforce any game suspensions depending on the severity of the situation.

  • 13/14 division 

    • Players must use a maximum drop 8 (-8) bat. This applies to the entire 13/14 division, even though it's a 13U rule for USSSA.  If you have questions, please see a tournament director.

    • Penalty (First Offense)

      • If the Umpire discovers that a bat does not conform to the above rule until a time during or after which the bat has been used in play, it shall not be grounds for declaring the batter out and/or ejection from the game. If the Umpire discovers that a bat has been used to put a ball in play and before the next legal pitch, the defensive team shall have the choice of the result of play or the batter being called out and all runners returning to the base occupied at the time of the pitch.

    • Penalty (Second Offense)

      • If a team is found  in violation of this rule a second time during the tournament, then the manager shall be ejected in addition to the First Offense penalty.

Inclement Weather & Refund Policy

  • If the tournament is canceled due to inclement weather, prior to any games being played, a 100% refund will be issued.  

  • If a team only completes 1 game, due to inclement weather, 2/3 of the registration fee will be refunded.

  • If a team only completes 2 games, due to inclement weather, 1/3 of the registration fee will be refunded.

  • Once bracket play begins, no refunds will be given.

  • If bracket play games are not completed, due to inclement weather, rings will be awarded to the top 2 remaining seeds in each bracket.  

  • When discussing inclement weather, a game is considered complete after one inning is complete.

  • Any team disqualified from the tournament will not be refunded.

  • If a team withdraws from the tournament with at least 7 days’ notice, a full refund will be issued.

  • Teams in divisions that do not make will receive a 100% refund.

  • CFBBA rules can be found here.

On Site Vendors

Kona Ice

(serves shaved ice with tons of flavor options)

Blackout BBQ

(serves brisket, sausage, chicken, sausage on a stick, turkey legs, loaded baked potatoes, etc...)

Additional vendors coming soon! 

Additional questions?

Please email tournaments@cfbba.org.