NATIONAL SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION
WINTER WORLD SERIES
FEBRUARY 22 - 24, 2013
TAMPA, Plant City
CONGRATULATIONS! Your team is invited to enter the 2013 N.S.A. Winter World Series in Tampa, Florida. This tournament will be run in accordance with the rules and regulations of the National Softball Association and the park policy unless otherwise specified in this flyer.
This tournament will include the following classes of play:
Men’s Class B, C, D, E, Upper Coed, Lower Coed, Upper Women, Lower Women
N.S.A. SANCTIONED TOURNAMENT
All N.S.A. rules apply in the Winter World Series
All teams must be N.S.A. registered and have a 2013 team sanction number.
Teams may play only with their state directors permission.
14720 Ed Radice Dr
Tampa, FL 33626
11000 N 50th St
Tampa, FL 33617
A manager meeting will be held at Mainsail 1:00 PM Friday February 22, 2013. All teams must be available to play Friday evening. There will be a blind draw at the managers meeting.
Maximum of two (2) individuals for each team. All team managers or
Representative need to attend meeting as tournament rules will be
Discussed as well as the draw.
Homerun rule for each class as stated in the 2013 rule book will be in effect.
There will be no time limits in the Winter World Series
Game time is forfeit time
Teams must be prepared to play thirty (30) minutes prior to schedule
Line-up cards will be provided.
Please fill out the line-up cards with the first and last name of the player, uniform number and their defensive position. Please note the subs at the bottom of the card.
Line-up cards need to be turned into the home plate umpire at the coin flip.
All teams must abide by their local NSA tournament qualification rules as administrated by their respective State or Regional Director. Please make sure the attached entry form is completely filled out and returned to your State Director or Regional Vice President with the correct fee. Please enclose a cashier’s check or money order to cover the fee. Entry fee for the tournament is $325.00. Make all cashiers checks or money orders payable to N. S. A. or the National Softball Association. No entries will be accepted without entry fee! (Form attached) Any questions concerning entry into this tournament please contact your State Director or N. S. A. Headquarters, Florida (561) 441-7486.
ENTRY FEE DEADLINE
– February 15, 2013
The Winter World Series will be a three (3) game format. Conditions:
The tournament committee reserves the right to change any game time, playing fields or dates, or make any other changes to conduct the tournament, including dropping the losers bracket, if necessary. The tournament directors, sponsors and hosts assume that all players are competing at their own risks, and will not be liable for any accidents or injuries. Entry into the tournament constitutes agreement to these conditions.
The first game in the tournament will begin Friday February 22th. The finals are tentatively scheduled to start on Sunday, February 24th.
ROSTERS & PICTURE ID’S
• Teams must have a copy of their “official” roster with them at all times. Roster must be online roster in accordance with 2012 NSA rules.
• All players must have a picture ID with them in the park.
• Rosters must be signed by their N. S. A. State Director or Regional Vice President.
Official N. S. A. balls will be provided for the tournament – 44 Core.
All bats must be in compliance with NSA rules.
All umpire judgment call are final. Only rule interpretations may be protested. A protest fee of $75.00 must be posted at the time of protest. If the protest is ruled in your favor, your money will be returned.
PLAYER ID AND CHECK-IN
All players will need picture identification with them at the park. All players will need to check-in prior to them playing their first game of the tournament.
John Lynch (State Director) (561) 441-7486
Franky Culbreth (Assistant State Director) (863)634-8341
TOURNAMENT ENTRY FORM AND TEAM ENTRY FEES
Send your entry form and fees to your State Director in plenty of time so they
May enter your team into the Winter World Series by the deadline.