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As of May 26, baseball has officially been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Date

July 25 – 26, 2020

 

Site

Hunziker Youth Sports Complex MAP

Brookside Park MAP

Time

Tournament rules, schedules and map will be posted online 7 days prior to competition.

Commissioners

Iowa Games
888.777.8881
info@iowagames.org

2022 State Games of America
Qualifying Event

2022 State Games of America

All Iowans are eligible to participate!

T-shirts

Athletes will receive a colored T-shirt for their entry fee. Pre-registered athletes may upgrade their cotton shirt for a dri-fit for an additional $12 through June 22.

T-shirt pick up will be located indoors at the Sukup South Endzone at Jack Trice Stadium. Access to Sukup Endzone is from University Boulevard. Hours are:

Friday, July 17: 12:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 18: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, July 19: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Iowa Games Merchandise

T-shirt pick up will also be available at Hunziker Youth Sports Complex.

Competition Format

2 games in pool play on Saturday.  Teams will be seeded in each pool and a single elimination championship bracket will be played on Sunday.

Bracket Seeding: Teams will be seeded by 1. Wins 2. Fewest Runs Allowed 3. Total Runs Scored

12 & Under, 11 & Under, 10 & Under, 9 & Under: All games will be 6 innings (1 hour 30 minute time limit).

14 & Under: All games will be 7 innings (1 hour 45 minute time limit).

Younger divisions may have to play on softball fields with portable mounds.

Division Limits

Due to COVID-19, we have limited the amount of teams per division to 5. The Iowa Games has the discretion to adjust the number of teams per division.

9U – 5 teams
10U – 5 teams
11U – 5 teams
12U – 5 teams
14U – 5 teams

If your division is filled, please email info@iowagames.org to be put on a waitlist.

Rules

Click Here for Iowa Games Baseball Rules

12U, 11U, 10U, 9U will pitch from 46′ and 14U will pitch from 60′ 6″

BAT RULE: All bats for age divisions 14U and younger must be permanently stamped with the new USSSA 1.15 BPF Mark, BBCOR Certified Mark or USA Baseball sticker.
14U – bats must be BBCOR -3 length to weight ratio
12U and younger – bats may not exceed 33 inches and players may use a 2 1/4” or 2 5/8” or 2 3/4” barrel

I.H.S.A.A. rules with modifications. A no designated hitter policy will be used. In the 9 & Under, 10 & Under, 11 & Under, 12 & Under divisions, runners may not leave the base until the ball leaves the pitcher’s hand. If the runner leaves early, he is ruled out. No steel spikes will be allowed in the 9, 10, 11, & 12 Under divisions.

Age Determining Date

9 & Under:  A player 9 or younger on May 1, 2020 is eligible to play
10 & Under: A player 10 or younger on May 1, 2020 is eligible to play
11 & Under:  A player 11 or younger on May 1, 2020 is eligible to play
12 & Under: A player 12 or younger on May 1, 2020 is eligible to play
14 & Under: A player 14 or younger on May 1, 2020 is eligible to play

Roster Size

Minimum: 9
Maximum: 20

 

Medals sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be awarded in each division.

Umpires

If you know of any individual interested in being a paid umpire please contact cory.kennedy@iowasportsfoundation.org or call 888.777.8881 x 106.

9 & Under | Boys
10 & Under | Boys
11 & Under | Boys
12 & Under | Boys
14 & Under | Boys

A schedule will be posted no later than Friday, July 17 at 5:00 PM.

Schedules, Results and Teams will all be available through the Iowa Games app on your smartphone.

Click on the AppStore or Google Play button below to download and find your team!

App Store

Google Play

Hunziker Youth Sports Complex MAP

Brookside Park MAP

Registration Deadlines

$385/team if registered by June 15
$395/team if registered between June 16 – June 29
$420/team if registered between June 30 – July 6

ROSTER ADDITIONS
Deadline for roster additions:
Postal – July 15
Online – July 22

Click Here for Team Waiver Form
Must be returned to the Iowa Games office by 4:00 pm on July 22

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