San Diego, California
15U, 16U, 18U and Academy Divisions
Check-in July 30
Play Dates: July 31- August 7
6 Game Guarantee
Play Ball Welcome to San Diego, America’s Finest City, and site of the 2010 USABF Senior World Series.
Tournament Giveaways: Giveaways include two dozen baseballs, USABF Tournament Handbook, Game Line-up cards, and much more.
Tournament Central: Will be open and available daily to provide you with the most up to date information and directions one hour prior to the first game until the completion of each day’s games.
Check-in: Tournament check-in location will be announced at a later date. All teams are required to check-in Friday, July 30, between 1:00 and 6:00 pm. As part of the check-in process, each team will be required to submit its final roster and certificate of insurance. If you don’t have proof of insurance you will be required to purchase one at a cost of $189 per team. This policy will be good for the entire 2010 season expiring December 31, 2010.
Vendor Show: The USABF is excited to announce the return of its Vendor Show as part of this year’s check-in. More than 25 vendors are expected to participate in the 2010 show. Please refer to our Vendor Show page at www.usabf.com for a complete listing of these years participating vendors.
Manager and Coaches Meeting: Managers and coaches will be notified of the meeting location in advance of the tournament. At this meeting a complete review of all tournament information will be discussed and playoff brackets will be distributed. Every team should plan on sending a representative.
Academy Division: The Criteria to participate in the Academy Division is that players must have High School eligibility remaining or be of the age 17 and under. This is not a 17 and under division. Players who are 18 years old may play in this division as long as they will be retuning to High School in the fall of 2010. For those players a report card for 2010 will be required along with proof of birth at the check-in. This report card will have to show that they were in grade 11 or lower during the 2010 spring grading period.
Schedule: The tournament schedule will be available at www.usabf.com NOTE: Special scheduling requests will need to be submitted in writing prior to July 10, 2010.
Format: Each team will play 6 pool games between Saturday and Wednesday, double elimination starts Thursday for qualifying teams, a maximum of half of the teams will advance to the double elimination, all pool games are critical not only for seeding but for continued play throughout the tournament. Playoff brackets will be distributed at the Managers Meeting.
Playing Facilities: The USABF is proud of its playing facilities. We believe that our College and High School facilities are second to none. Each playing venue receives complete field maintenance before and after every game, and most of them have indoor restrooms and a full snack bar.
Championship Saturday: All championship games will be played at Pt. Loma Nazarene University. School Policy: No pets and No coolers -
Championship Game Time Schedule:
15U: 8:45 am
16U: 10:30 am
Academy: 2:15 pm
18U: 5:00 pm
When making return travel arrangement please consider the Championship Game time schedule
Admission: Managers need to remind parents of the daily admission charge - $7 for adults and $3 for youth 17 years and younger. Admission is valid at all facilities for the entire day at any facilities. A tournament pass will be available for the Pool Games only for a cost of $30. This pass is good for all games Saturday, July 31 through Wednesday, August 4. Tournament passes will be available for sale at the entrance of all fields on Saturday July 31. Admission for the double elimination games will be $5 per adult (same per game price as the tournament passes) and $3 per youth, per day. The tournament passes sold on Saturday, July 31 are not valid for double elimination games, since all teams do not qualify for double elimination.
Tournament Handbook: All teams will be given a copy of the 2010 Tournament Handbook. This handbook will include general tournament information, schedule of pool games, directions to USABF venues, USABF official rules and elimination brackets. Handbooks will be emailed to Managers and Coaches prior to the tournament and can be printed in whole or in part.
Tournament Roster: The tournament roster for this division is limited to 22 players. Please download the official roster form from our website. This form is optional. If you use a different roster form, please be sure that the players name, birth date, AND uniform number are included. Incomplete rosters will not be accepted. Program rosters are very important for the many of our followers. Your Official Tournament Roster is due at Check-in. You must submit a roster for the program no later than July 25, 2010 via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to our Corporate Office at (619) 271-6659.
Lodging: Several San Diego hotels have set aside rooms for USABF tournaments. To view a list of those hotels visit the San Diego Lodging page on this web site.
Rental Car: The USABF has contracted Enterprise Rental-A-Car as the Official Rental Car agency for its teams and supporters. USABF Corporate Code is 32H7159. You will be required to enter the first three letters of the corporate name for confirmation, please use “USA”. Prior to booking your rental vehicles give Enterprise a chance. You can also take advantage of our corporate discount year round by using the corporate code and the first three letter of the company name.
The USABF would like to wish every team the best of luck in 2010
“And remember you can’t win if you don’t play, see you on the field”