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Great Smoky Mountain Senior Classic - Ring Tournament

June 9-11, 2017
Maryville, TN & Knoxville, TN

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





2017 ISSA Great Smoky Mountain Senior Classic  



June 9-11, 2017 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)


Maryville, TN at Everett Park and Sandy Springs Park and in Knoxville, TN at Caswell Park and Knox County Softball Complex.


It is estimated that 75 teams from throughout the United States will be attending to compete for the "Smoky" championships in their division.  Teams should check the "Address of Venues" page for the park where their division will be playing.  Divisions will play in Knoxville at Caswell Park and Knox County Softball Complex and in Maryville at Sandy Springs and Everett Parks.   

Ticket Prices: Admission to all venues is FREE.


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

Managers Meeting: Thursday, June 8th at 7:30 PM at TBD, Knoxville, TN.  All managers should review the 2017 ISSA Rules and Information page posted on the ISSA Website before coming to the Park.  

Team Check-in:

Friday during preliminary play at the ball park, senior men's teams check-in together. A valid government photo ID (drivers license) is needed to check-in.  All Managers should bring a copy of their ISSA Roster duly signed by all the players to the team 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: Pool play games for all ages will begin Friday starting at 8:00am.  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:

RB Thomas, Jr.  571-436-9704

9114 I-Beam Lane, Manassas, VA 20110


Entry Deadline: Most divisions will reach field capacity early and close to new entries.  Any team desiring to enter should submit the online entry form early to reserve a spot.  If the tournament is closed team managers should contact the ISSA Office to get on the waiting list.  Entry fee is due by May 9, 2017

Rosters Due: The ISSA Roster Form must be submitted by May 9(can be unsigned).  Signed Roster must be turned in at the Managers Meeting or ID Check-in with original player signatures.  Players arriving late can sign at the check-in or prior to their first game provided their name was on the roster.

Divisions of Play:

Teams will be placed in age/skill level divisions using their ISSA Rating and verified by the tournament staff. Divisions could be combined if necessary.  It is the tournament staff's desire to provide all teams with a competitive experience resulting in a quality tournament experience. 


The entry fee for all Men's Senior classifications is $500.00.  Make checks payable to ISSA and mail to the Tournament Director by the deadline.






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