2012 ISSA World Championships Factsheet

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XVII ISSA World Championships
August 10-12, 2012
Manassas, Virginia USA

Tournament Entry Form | Addresses of Venues | Registered Teams | Preliminary & Final Results |


The 18th ISSA World Championships (www.seniorsoftball.org)


August 10th - 12th , 2012 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)


Northern Virginia Area Complexes


It is estimated that 80 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.

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

Managers Meeting: A manager’s meeting will be held on Thursday night, August 9, 2012 at 7:00PM at the Host Hotel.
Team Check-in:

Friday during preliminary play at the ball park, the senior men's teams check-in together (Manager should bring the original signed roster).   Master's teams check in one hour before first game on Saturday.
Photo ID's (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: August 10th , 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:

RB Thomas, Jr., 9114 I-Beam Lane, Manassas, VA 20110 703-368-1188 or cell 571-436-9704 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              703-368-1188      end_of_the_skype_highlighting)

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Online Entry completed and mail Entry Fee by July 27, 2012
(Exceptions only for the benefit of the tournament)

Rosters Due: The ISSA Roster Form must be submitted by July 27 (player signatures can be added at the check-in).
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. 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 Friday night or Saturday, August 11.


The entry fee for men's senior teams is $525.00.  Women's and Master's team's entry fee in $425.   Fee includes one dozen ISSA .44/375 softballs (teams hit their own ISSA ball.)


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