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

Date

Saturday, July 18 & Sunday, July 19, 2020 (10,12,14 & Under)

Saturday, July 25, 2020 (16,18 & Under)

Site

North River Valley Park
East 13th Street, Ames

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Time

The 2020 Tournament schedule will be posted 7 days prior to the tournament.

Commissioner

Harry McMaken
515-597-3592
hlmcmaken@hotmail.com

2021 State Games of America
Qualifying Event

2021 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

All coaches and athletes are encouraged to visit the Sukup South Endzone. However, only one team representative needs to pick up the team’s shirts.

Iowa Games MerchandiseT-shirt pick up will also be available at North River Valley Complex.

Competition Format

The youth tournament will be either pool play or double elimination depending on the number of teams entered. Each team is guaranteed three games.

Certified umpires will be provided.

Rules

This is not a USA Softball sanctioned tournament but 2020 USA Softball rules will apply.

Click Here for Iowa Games Youth Softball Rules 

8 & Under – Coach Pitch – 35′ pitching distance
10 & Under – 35′ pitching distance
12 & Under – 40′ pitching distance
14, 16 & 18 Under – 43′ pitching distance
60′ bases

Teams are responsible for their own equipment.  Game balls will be provided.  All games will use the official USA Softball ball (yellow). Balls will still be A.S.A Stamped.

Age Determining Date

A player’s age as of Dec. 31 determines the age in which the player is eligible to play the following year.

8U: A player 8 or younger on Dec. 31, 2020 is eligible to play.
10U: A player 10 or younger on Dec. 31, 2020 is eligible to play.
12U: A player 12 or younger on Dec. 31, 2020 is eligible to play.
14U: A player 14 or younger on Dec. 31, 2020 is eligible to play.
16U: A player 16 or younger on Dec. 31, 2020 is eligible to play.
18: A player 18 or younger on Dec. 31, 2020 is eligible to play.

Roster Size

Minimum number on roster 9
Maximum number on roster 18

Medals sponsored by Grinnell Mutual

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

Female

10 & Under

12 & Under

14 & Under

16 & Under

18 & Under

For 8U – 14U, a schedule will be posted no later than Friday, July 10.

For 16U – 18U, a schedule will be posted no later than Friday, July 17.

 

 

Registration Deadline

$330/team if registered by June 15
$340/team if registered between June 16 – June 29
$355/team if registered between June 30 – July 6

Dri-Fit Upgrade Deadline ($12): June 22

ROSTER ADDITIONS
8U – 14U
Postmark deadline: July 8
Online Deadline: July 15
Waivers must be returned to the Iowa Games office by Noon, July 15

ROSTER ADDITIONS
16U – 16U
Postmark deadline: July 15
Online Deadline: July 22

Click Here for Team Waiver Form
Waivers must be returned to the Iowa Games office by Noon, July 22

 

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