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2012 ISSA Winter Nationals Factsheet

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2012 ISSA Winter Nationals
October 5-7, 2012
Virginia Beach, Virginia USA

FACT SHEET

Tournament Entry Form |Addresses of Venues & Hotels|Registered Teams | Preliminary Schedule |

Tournament:

The 2012  ISSA Winter National Championships (www.seniorsoftball.org)

Date:

October 5th - 7th, 2012 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

Location:

Princess Anne Sports Complex, City View Park and other venues 

Teams:

It is estimated that 60 to 100 teams from throughout the United States will be attending to compete for the World Championships in their division.

Ticket Prices: Admission to all venues is FREE.
Parking:

No charge for parking, adequate parking is available at the parks.

Managers Meeting: A Managers Meeting will be held on Thursday night, October 4th, 2012 at 7:00PM at a location to be determined.
Team Check-in:

Friday during preliminary play at the ball park, teams check-in together. Photo IDs (drivers license) are needed for the player check-in.

Tournament Seeding:

The tournament staff will place the teams in brackets and prepare the preliminary schedule which will be posted on the website approximately three days prior to the tournament. The preliminary game record will be used to seed your team into the double elimination finals. The exact format will depend on the number of teams in each division.

First Game: October 5th , the games may begin at 8:00AM on Friday at each venue. Most divisions will end on Sunday afternoon and the Awards Ceremony will immediately follow the final game. (Some smaller divisions could conclude on Saturday)
Tournament Director:

Greg Thomas, 9114 I-Beam Lane, Manassas, VA 20110 (703-368-1188)
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Deadline:

Complete Online Entry and mail Entry Fee by September 5, 2012 (Exceptions only for the benefit of the tournament, teams looking for a late entry should immediately submit the online entry form and call Greg Thomas at 571-220-0158 to confirm that a spot is available.)

Rosters Due: The ISSA Roster Form must be submitted by September 20 (can be unsigned by the players).  The printable roster form with player signatures should be turned in at the team check-in. Since this is a Winter National, players who will be eligible for the team in 2013 are eligible to play in this event.
Divisions of Play:

Teams will be placed in skill level divisions based on their ISSA Rating and verified by the tournament staff. Divisions are planned for AA, AAA and Major in each age classification for men (Major Plus will be included if three or more teams enter in an age division). Divisions could be combined for preliminary play but ALL teams will be given the opportunity to play for their rated division championship against similar rated teams. Competition will be included for senior Women's teams beginning at 40 and over and Men's Masters beginning at 35 and over. Women and Masters will begin play on Saturday, October 6. The initial 2013 ISSA Team Ratings will be updated/added by October 1, 2012 and will apply to this event.

Fees:

The entry fee for all Men's Senior classifications is $525.00. Womens and Masters Divisions begin play on Saturday and the fee is $425.00.  Entry fee includes one dozen ISSA softballs (teams hit their own ISSA ball).

Souvenirs:

T-shirts and other apparel will be for sale at each venue. Other merchandise and equipment will also be available at the tournament.

 

Red Roof Inn 10 Percent Discount

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