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  ANNUAL HOT TIME SHOWCASE CLASSIC

ASA FASTPITCH SOFTBALL AT IT'S BEST IN THE EAST

 Since the Coronavirus and the restrictions placed, the Hot Time Classic has been put on hold.

Please stay tuned for information on when this tournament will resume.

 

TYGER RIVER SOFTBALL COMPLEX, Spartanburg, SC     (13 Fields in one place)

 

 

COST:        TOURNAMENT ENTRY FEE FOR 2018 WAS:

18U $700 + $150 Gate Fee = $850.00

16U $700 + $150 Gate Fee = $850.00

14U $600 + $150 Gate Fee = $750.00

12U $500 + $150 Gate Fee = $650.00

ALL 18U - 16U - 14U - 12U teams must be ASA REGISTERED and must play in age group of their ASA registration.
 The MAXIMUM number of teams in the 18U age group will be 64 teams.
The MAXIMUM number of teams in the 16U age group will be 32 teams.
The MAXIMUM number of teams in the 14U age group will be 12 teams.
The MAXIMUM number of teams in the 12U age group will be 16 teams.

Therefore, you are encouraged to enter as soon as possible, to ensure  a spot in the tournament.  It will remain on a FIRST COME FIRST SERVED registration process. ONLY WHEN YOUR ENTRY FORM AND CHECK FOR THE AMOUNT FOR YOUR AGE GROUP IS RECEIVED, DEPOSITED, AND CLEARS THE BANK; AND YOU ARE ONE OF THE FIRST TEAMS TO SEND IN YOUR ENTRY FORM AND ENTRY FEE BEFORE THE TOURNAMENT IS FILLED UP OR REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED TO GUARANTEE YOU A SPOT IN THE TOURNAMENT.

Tournament Hotels:
To insure the quality of service provided for the Hot Time Showcase Classic, the directors have partnered with GroupHousing as the official Hospitality Service of the tournament.

All teams who need accommodations are REQUIRED to make HOTEL RESERVATIONS through GroupHousing to insure their place in any in the event. GroupHousing guarantees the lowest rate available.  GroupHousing will make this process efficient and friendly for you, while providing exceptional hotel accommodations for all teams. Most hotels offer a breakfast, kid friendly services, budget conscious rates, and amenities to enhance your stay. Each hotel is strategically located just minutes from the event locations.

The area is saturated with other events and they have all rooms available in the area. 

Please see the links for hotels.  You may also contact GroupHousing at 888-290-3210 to BOOK YOUR HOTEL as well. 

Hotel Link:  Click Here

TOURNAMENT FORMAT:  

SIX GAME GUARANTEE - FIVE POOL AND THEN SINGLE ELIMINATION. Each team will play Three (3) Pool games on Friday, and Two (2) Pool games Saturday morning with Single Elimination for ALL teams starting Saturday afternoon or Sunday, according to number of teams.

PLAYING TIME:

Pool games are one (1) hour and thirty (30) minutes - finish the batter.   Elimination games are one (1) hour twenty-five (25) minutes - finish the inning.

NO 1 HOUR OR 1 HOUR 10 MINUTE GAMES unless rain, weather or other unforeseen delays.

DEADLINES:

Registration will close when tournament is full and teams will be notified.

On line player profile information due by TBA

Pool playing schedules to be sent out by TBA

Elimination schedule to be sent out by TBA

ON LINE PLAYER PROFILE INFORMATION:

We will print up a COLLEGE RECRUITING BOOKLETS for all College Coaches.  All teams are asked to submit (via the internet) an ON LINE Team Player Profile Information Sheet to be included in the College Recruiting Booklets.

SINGLE ELIMINATION:

All teams will participate in the Single Elimination tournament.

GENERAL INFORMATION

CANCELLATION POLICYIF YOU CANCEL OR WITHDRAW  once you have been notified that you have been accepted into the tournament and you have a reserved spot - but before TBD you will be refunded one-half of your entry fee.  

YOUR TOTAL TOURNAMENT FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE IF YOU CANCEL OR WITHDRAW AFTER TBA (NO EXCEPTIONS AND NO SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED).

DRAW FOR ELIMINATION GAMESFor the Single Elimination Tournament pairings on Saturday we will TRY to avoid a team playing someone from their own hometown or home state in the first round of Single Eliminations

GENERAL INFORMATION

CANCELLATION POLICYIF YOU CANCEL OR WITHDRAW  once you have been notified that you have been accepted into the tournament and you have a reserved spot - but before TBD you will be refunded one-half of your entry fee.  

YOUR TOTAL TOURNAMENT FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE IF YOU CANCEL OR WITHDRAW AFTER TBD  (NO EXCEPTIONS AND NO SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED).

DRAW FOR ELIMINATION GAMESFor the Single Elimination Tournament pairings on Saturday we will TRY to avoid a team playing someone from their own hometown or home state in the first round of Single Eliminations

WAITING LIST:  You MUST REGISTER AND PAY YOUR ENTRY FEE IN ORDER TO BE PUT ON THE WAITING LIST. If you REGISTER and pay your Tournament Entry fee, and  you are put on the waiting list - you will be told how far down the waiting list you are and if an opening becomes available, you will be notified that you are in the tournament.  At any time, while you are on the Waiting List you can request FULL REFUND and it will be sent to you within three days of your request.

EARLY CHECK-IN:

Early CHECK in by EMAIL is highly recommended. It will SAVE  you lots of time at the check-in table before your first game. At the field check in will start on ___________________ at the Tyger River Softball Complex. All teams need to check in at least one hour before their first scheduled game on TBD.

FORFEITING A GAME:

The PENALTY for NOT SHOWING UP or FORFEITING a scheduled pool or Elimination Game is that you will not be invited back and you may be asked to leave this current tournament.

SOFTBALLS:

Provided by the tournament and umpires will bring them to the field.

We truly want this Tournament to be a very positive and enjoyable experience. We look forward to hearing from you in the very near future. If you need additional information, or have any questions; please call or write.

 

With Kindest Regards

Ken Bailey, "SC Bandits"