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Registration for this event will open mid-April, pending venue approval.

COVID-19 Guidelines

For the most recent COVID-19 guidelines for this event, click HERE.

Date

Saturday, July 31 – Sunday, August 1, 2021

Site

South River Valley Park
East 13th Street, Ames

[MAP]

 

Time

Tournament rules, schedules and map will be posted approximately seven (7) days prior to competition. NO SCHEDULES WILL BE MAILED!

Admissions

NEW for 2021: Admission will be taken for this tournament.
To avoid congestion at venues, team sports have an admissions fee built based on general roaster size. This allows unlimited admissions per tam at their sport venue.
Admissions Fee: $50

For more information on admission fees, click HERE.

Commissioner

Linda Lowinski
641-260-0962
loulouump@hotmail.com

Jerry Beck
515-571-7406
Jbeckpf@yahoo.com

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 23.

T-shirt pick up will be located indoors at the Scheman Building at the Iowa State Center (MAP). To enter, use the north doors and enter at ground level. Hours are:

Friday, July 30: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Saturday, July 31: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, August 1: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Due to COVID, Iowa Games is trying to limit the number of people in the building. Please send one representative from your team to pick up your team’s shirts. 

Competition Format

Adults will play either pool play or a double elimination tournament depending on the number of teams registered. Teams must be USA Softball registered. Teams need to register with their USA Softball name to avoid confusion over USA Softball registration.

Players are responsible for their own equipment. Game balls will be provided. Uniform rule will not be enforced. Similar colored shirts with numbers are encouraged.

Rules

2021 USA Softball rules will apply. ADULT – 50′ pitching distance, 70′ bases. All games will use the official USA Softball ball (yellow). Softballs will still be ASA Stamped.

Teams may bat everyone on their roster and any 10 may play.  (co-ed must have even number of males and females to bat everyone…ex:  8 girls and 8 guys)

Click Here for Iowa Games Softball Rules

Minimum number of players on roster 9
Maximum number of players on roster 20

Age Determining Date

Players must be 16 by July 31, 2021

Medals sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded in each division.

Eligibility

All teams must be registered as 2021 USA Softball – Iowa teams. When registering for the Iowa Games teams must use their USA Softball team name.  The USA Softball – Iowa Adult Team Registration Fee is $40 plus $5.00 postage fee for mailing (total fee of $45.00) per team.

Please complete the registration form and payment online at:  USA Softball Iowa Adult Team Registration Form or visit the USA Softball – Iowa Website for more information. For the “quick-pay” option, click HERE.

Adult Coed | 11″/12″ Slowpitch

Male | 12″ Slowpitch

A schedule will be posted no later than Friday, July 23 at 5:00 PM.

Registration Deadlines

$230/team if registered by May 10
$240/team if registered between May 11 – June 14
$250/team if registered between June15 – July 19

ROSTER ADDITIONS
Deadline for roster additions:
Postal – July 21
Online – July 28

NEW for 2021: Admission will be taken for this tournament.
To avoid congestion at venues, team sports have an admissions fee built based on general roaster size. This allows unlimited admissions per tam at their sport venue.
Admissions Fee: $50

For more information on admission fees, click HERE.

Click Here for Team Waiver Form
Must be returned to the Iowa Games office by 4:00 pm on July 28

Registration is anticipated to open by mid-April pending final facility approval.

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