Burlington National Invitational Tournament Factsheet

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2012 Burlington National Invitational Tournament     

April 20-22, 2012
Burlington, NC

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The Burlington National Invitational(www.seniorsoftball.org)


April 20-22, 2012, Friday, Saturday and Sunday


Springwood Softball Complex and City Park  (See Addresses of Venues Page)

HOST HOTEL:  Econo Lodge, 2133 W. Hanford Road, Burlington, NC 27215 (off I-85 at Exit 145).  Ask for the ISSA Tournament Rate of $45.99.  Managers Meeting here on Thursday night, April 19 at 7:00pm



It is estimated that 30 to 40 teams from the USA will be attending to compete in The Burlington National Invitational

Ticket Prices: Admission to all venues is FREE.


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

Managers Meeting:

The manager's meeting will be at 7:00pm on Thursday, April 19 at the Host  Hotel, Econo Lodge, 2133 W. Hanford Road (Exit 145 off I-85).  Managers check-in and receive tournament materials.  

Team Check-in:

During preliminary play at the ball park, senior men's teams check-in together. Player photo ID's (drivers license) are needed for 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: April 20, the games may begin at 8:00AM on Friday.  Most divisions will end on Sunday afternoon and the Awards Ceremony will immediately follow the final game.  

Tournament Director:


RB Thomas, Jr., 9401 East Street, Manassas, VA 20110  (703-368-1188) (571-436-9704 cell)
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Assistant Tournament Director:  JC Smith at Burlington, 336-264-5844


Complete Entry Form online and submit then mail Entry Fee to the ISSA Office by April 12, 2012 (Exceptions only for the benefit of the tournament).  Late entries being accepted in most divisions, contact the ISSA Office

Rosters Due: The ISSA Roster Form (w/ player names and addresses) should be submitted with entry fee payment (roster must be turned in at or before the  Managers Meeting or the Team Check-in with original player signatures.  Players arriving late can sign at the check-in or prior to their first game.) 

Divisions of Play:

Teams will be placed in skill level divisions based on their ISSA Rating and verified by the tournament staff. 


The entry fee for all classifications is $400.00.


T-shirts and other apparel may be for sale at the park.

Berths: Division winners receive a berth in the 2013 WTOC at Tampa, FL.  All teams that participate in all three of the ISSA Spring Trail events (this one plus Myrtle Beach, SC and Columbus, GA) will receive a paid berth in the ISF Senior World Cup at Salem, VA.