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September Sluggers Baseball Tournament

September 8 & 9, 2018 - Baseball Tournament for ages: 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, & 14U

September 7, 2018 - Homerun Derby and Skills Competition (More information forthcoming)

LOCATION: Montgomery County, MD

  • 2 games of pool play on Saturday and a single elimination tournament on Sunday.
  • Sundays brackets determined by pool play results. 
  • 3 games minimum (weather permitting).

REGISTRATION COST PER TEAM: $600

  • We will provide 1 umpire for all 9U and 10U pool play and elimination round games and 2 umpires for the 9U and 10U Championship game.  For 11U thru 14U, we will provide 2 umpires for ALL games including pool play, elimination rounds, and the Championship game.
  • Team trophies will be given to the 1st place winner and runner-up. 
  • 10 team maximum in each age group.

AGE DETERMINATION: Age groups will be determined by an April 30th cutoff date.  Therefore, the age of your player on April 30, 2019 is the youngest age group he or she can play in.  REMINDER: Your age group resets in the fall. If you are a 12U this spring 2018, you will be a 13U for this tournament.

FIELD SIZES:

  • 9U - Teams will play on 46/60 fields
  • 10U - Teams will play on 46/65 fields
  • 11U/12U - Teams will play on 50/70 fields
  • 13U/14U - Teams will play on 60/90 fields

SO REGISTER YOUR TEAM TODAY!!!


Registration link is on the upper right-hand side of webpage.

PAYMENT CONFIRMS YOUR SPOT IN THE TOURNAMENT.

All others wait listed until paid.

Contact me with any questions.

Terrance Leary
September Sluggers Tournament Director
terrance@sandyspringfalcons.org 

CELL: 240-447-2428


TOURNAMENT T-SHIRTS (SHORT AND LONG) AND SWEATSHIRTS

All orders can be placed directly with Athletic House at https://septembersluggers2018.itemorder.com/sale.

All shirts and sweatshirts will have the date of the tournament and all participating teams per age group.  We will share the mockup closer to the date of the tournament.  All orders must be placed by August 31, 2018.  

Please send us a message to Athletic House and tell them you would like to opt out of having the teams on the back

 

 


HOME RUN DERBY

Prime Performance Athlete Training will be hosting a home run derby the Friday before the tournament.  We are excited to be able to kick off the tournament weekend with a fun filled evening of skills challenges and derbies.  It will be a great opportunity to meet other teams and enjoy and evening of baseball with your opponents. 

WHERE: East Norbeck Local Park (3131 Norbeck Road, Silver Spring, MD)

WHEN: September 7, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

  • 9u thru 11u will be from 5:00pm - 6:30pm
  • 12u thru 14u will be from 6:30pm - 8:00pm

WHO: One (1) player from each team can enter the home run derby.  Alternates can register at no cost but may only be allowed to participate as an alternate.  Alternates should select to pay by check and the fee will be waived.

DETAILS:  There will be a winner for each age group and a trophy presented.

  • ROUND 1 - Each participant will get 7 hits. Distance will be adjusted per age group.  The top 6 will advance to round 2.
  • ROUND 2 - The remaining 6 participants will get 5 hits.  The top 3 will advance to round 3.
  • ROUND 3 - Championship round.  The remaining 3 participants will get 5 hits.

TIE-BREAKER RULES: In the case of a tie at the end of round 1, the participants will hit in a sudden death format.  First to hit a home run will advance. Each participant will get the opportunity to hit at least one ball.  This will repeat until someone wins and advances.  In the case of a tie at the end of round 2, the number of home runs in the previous round will be added to the home runs in the second round.  If a tie remains, the participants involved will enter a sudden death format just as round one.  In the case of a tie at the end of round 3, the number of home runs in the previous rounds (1 & 2) will be added to the home runs in the second round.  If a tie remains, the participants involved will each get 3 additional hits.  This will repeat until a champion is crowned.  Note: Any home runs hit during the sudden death tie breaker will not be counted towards future tie breaker counts.

All players will hit off a machine pitched baseball.

FEE: $10 per participant

AWARDS: A participant from each age group will receive a championship home run derby trophy.  The two finalists will also receive a trophy.

 

We are working on having an ice cream truck, shaved ice and/or a few food trucks on-site for this fun filled start to the tournament.  Check back for details as we secure vendors.  Thank you!


SKILLS COMPETITION

Prime Performance Athlete Training will ALSO be hosting a skills competition the Friday before the tournament.  

WHERE: East Norbeck Local Park (3131 Norbeck Road, Silver Spring, MD)

WHEN: September 7, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

  • 12u thru 14u will be from 5:00pm - 6:30pm
  • 9u thru 11u will be from 6:30pm - 8:00pm

WHO: Anyone can enter the skills competition.

DETAILS:  There will be a winner for each age group and a medal/trophy presented.

  • BUNTING COMPETITION
    • ROUND ONE - Each participant will get 5 bunt attempts to get as many points as possible.  The top 5 participants in each age group move on to round 2.
    • ROUND TWO - The top 5 participants in each age group will get 3 bunt attempts.  The points are added to your points from round 1.  The top 3 with the most total points will move on to the Championship.
    • CHAMPTIONSHIP - The top 3 participants start fresh with points.  Each participant gets 3 bunt attempts to get as many points as possible.  In the case of a tie, the two participants tied will get 1 bunt attempt each until a winner is crowned.
  • THROWING ACCURACY - Each participant will be placed 45ft away from the target
    • ROUND ONE - Each participant will get 5 throws to get as many points as possible.  The top 5 participants in each age group move on to round 2.
    • ROUND TWO - The top 5 participants in each age group will get 3 throws.  The points are added to your points from round 1.  The top 3 with the most total points will move on to the Championship.
    • CHAMPTIONSHIP - The top 3 participants start fresh with points.  Each participant gets 3 throws to get as many points as possible.  In the case of a tie, the two participants tied will get 1 throw each until a winner is crowned.
  • SPEED - Home to 1st Base (60/65/70/90 - as determined by age groups)
    • ROUND ONE - Each participant will get 2 timed attempts.  The top 5 times in each age group move on to round 2.
    • ROUND TWO - The top 5 times in each age group will get 1 timed attempts.  Times from round 1 are erased and the top 3 times will move on to the Championship.
    • CHAMPTIONSHIP - The top 3 times again start fresh.  Each participant gets 1 timed attempt.  In the case of a tie, the two participants tied will get 1 additional timed attempted until a winner is crowned.

FEE: $5 per participant

AWARDS: A participant from each age group will receive a championship medal/trophy.  The two finalists will also receive a finalist medal/trophy.


TEAMS REGISTERED: September Slugger 2018 Tournament

9U:

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11U:

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12U:

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13U:

  1. Sandy Spring Falcons **
  2. UMAC Attack - Black (Boyds, MD)** 
  3. XP (Baltimore, MD) **
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14U:

  1. Sandy Spring Falcons **
  2. Calvert Tide (Lusby, MD)
  3. Burtonsville Thunder (Burtonsville, MD)**
  4. XP (Baltimore, MD) **
  5. York Young Revolution (York, PA) **
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Opening Game for the September Sluggers Tournament
Saturday, September 8, 2018   9:00 AM
Venue Status
Damascus Recreational Park
East Norbeck LP
Martin Luther King Jr. Rec. Park
Olney Manor Park
Ridge Road Recreational Park
Wheaton Regional Park
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