Teams should report to the assigned field 30-minutes before game
time. Teams should exchange lineups 15-minutes before game time including names of available substitutes. Teams may play
with 8 players, if a ninth player arrives after the start of the game, she
will be inserted in ninth spot of the batting order, if not, an out
will be recorded for that spot.
Pre-game warm-ups will not be allowed in the assigned field's
infield and will only be allowed on the sidelines and outfield
if the preceding game has been completed.
In the event of rain, each team manager is responsible for
maintaining contact with the tournament director. Not knowing
the revised schedule is not an excuse for not being ready to play
at the new scheduled time.
The home team will be determined by a coin flip prior to the game at ground rules by the home plate umpire, line-up cards will be exchanged at the time. You may bat the entire team and have free substitution.
will get 5 warm-up pitches the first inning of the game and 3 after
that. The exception will be that a relief pitcher coming in during
an inning will be allowed warm-up pitches if she needs them.
The eight-run rule will be in effect as follows: the game will
be declared over as soon as one team takes an 8 run lead, provided the losing team has batted 5 times.
At the completion of each turn at bat, the team's scorekeepers
will check that they are in agreement any disputes will be settled
by the umpires before continuing the game.
There are to be no disputes over judgment calls. If any rule
is applied incorrectly the manager has the right to protest before
the next pitch is delivered. The protest will be settled by the
Tournament Director or Assistant Director if the U.I.C. is not available.
If a player or manager is ejected from the game, they must leave
the field area for the remainder of the game. If further action
must be taken, it will be up to the discretion of the Tournament
Director. The Tournament Director has the right to remove any player,
coach, or team from the tournament.
No alcoholic beverages are to be consumed on the tournament
facilities, nor will smoking be permitted on or near the playing
fields or bench areas.
ASA code and rules will be complied with as augmented by the
Each team will receive one point for a win and half a point
for a tie. Each team needs to report the score to the complex tournament official. If you fail to report your score, it will appear as zero.
The limit on games is 9 innings. If at the end of 7 innings,
the score is tied, the International Tie-Breaker rule will go into
effect. If the game is still tied at the end of 9 innings, it will
be declared over and a tie.
There will also be a time-limit wherein no
inning may start after 1 hour and 20 minutes.
- Bracket standings will be based on points earned. Ties will
be broken as follows:
tie-breaker: Head to head competition (in the case of a
3-way tie, this will only apply if one team has beaten the
tie-breaker: Runs given up in all games.
tie-breaker: Run differential in all games.
tie-breaker: coin toss.
- Each bracket has 8 teams. All Pennsbury Complex Teams will make playoffs that begin on Saturday at 3:00 PM. Team managers are responsible to know where these game are scheduled.