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2017 ISSA Rocket City Winter National - Ring Tournament

October 6-8, 2017
Huntsville, AL USA

FACT SHEET

|Entry FormAddresses of Venues & Hotels Registered TeamsPreliminary Schedule &  Championship Brackets |

ALL DIVSION CHAMPIONS WILL RECEIVE RINGS

Tournament:

The 2017 ISSA Rocket City Winter National (www.seniorsoftball.org)

Date:

October 6-8, (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

Location:

Metro Kiwanis Sportsplex, 3590 Patton Road, Huntsville, AL 35805

Teams:

It is estimated that 30 to 40 teams from throughout the United States will be attending to compete for the National Championship 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:

The Managers Meeting will be Thursday night at 7:30pm at the Host Hotel. All teams should have a representative present to receive tornament materials and information.

 

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 6 , the games could begin at 8:00AM on Friday.  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., 9114 I-Beam Lane, Manassas, VA 20110 (703-368-1188)
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Deadline:

Complete Online Entry and mail Entry Fee by September 6, 2017 (Exceptions only for the benefit of the tournament.)

Rosters Due: The ISSA Roster Form must be submitted by September 6 (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 2018 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, Major and Major Plus in each age classification for men. 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 Men's Masters beginning at 40 and over. 

Fees:

The entry fee for all Men's Senior classifications is $475.00. 

Souvenirs:

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

 

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