• Last Updated: March 26, 2015
  • Registration is now open for the 2015 UCBF Summer Classic!
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Upper Chesapeake Baseball Festival Tournament

Spring Classic Tournament - March 28 - 29, 2015
Summer Classic Tournament - June 27 - 28, 2015

UPDATED 3/26/15 - 7:00pm

UCBF SPRING CLASSIC TOURNAMENT CANCELLED FOR March 28-29,2015 

Coaches,

     I regret to inform you that the 2015 UCBF Spring Classic Baseball Tournament for this weekend has been cancelled.  We were informed by the Director of Harford County Parks and Recreation that the baseball fields are CLOSED this weekend in Harford County and will not be released for the tournament. This decision was made due to a combination of the weather we received today on top of field conditions that were already not optimal.  With the projected additional rain expected tonight and unfavorable cold weather for this weekend, the decision to cancel the tournament was made in the best interest of the fields.

     Please give us a little time to recover from this and we will be back in touch with further instructions as it relates to refunds, T-shirt orders, etc.

    
Again, I apologize that we could not make the tournament happen this year.  I would like to personally thank all of those involved in this tournament who pour their heart and soul into the planning of what I believe is the best tournament in this State every year.

Sincerely,
Joe McIlhenney
Tournament Director



Ready for some more baseball? Time to start planning your 2015 Season with the Upper Chesapeake Baseball Festival Spring and Summer Classic Tournaments!


ON-LINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE SPRING TOURNAMENT!
Register on-line to reserve your spot. IMPORTANT: Acceptance will be based on order of payment receipt and availability within your division.

WHO:SPRING CLASSIC: 8U-14U with "A" and "B" Divisions
SUMMER CLASSIC: 8U-15U

Age prior to 5/1/15 detemines age group

SITE LOCATIONS: TBD - Harford County (venues / directions will be posted under 'Site Directions' tab)

ENTRANCE FEE: $495 for 8U-10U teams, $595 for 11U-15U teams (3 GAME GUARANTEE, INCLUDES GAME BALLS AND UMPIRE FEES FOR THE ENTIRE TOURNAMENT - 1 UMPIRE for 8U-10U games and 2 UMPIRES for 11U-15U games and ALL championship games)

FORMAT: Determined based on number of registered teams - Team and individual trophies will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place teams along with MVP awards.  NOTE: 8U is Kid Pitch.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2015 (Spring Classic)
June 1, 2015 (Summer Classic)

Registration can be completed on-line using the link at the top right of this page.


UPDATED SCHEDULES!

March 25, 2015 – 01:00 PM

In light of forecasted cold temperatures over the weekend and the potential for rain later in the week, we have decided to make some changes to this weekend's schedule: 

#1) ALL GAMES, regardless of age group, on both Saturday and Sunday, including elimination round games and championship games, will be six (6) inning games. 

#2) All games, except the championship games, will have a 1:45 time limit (no new inning can start after the time limit has been reached).  Championship games will be played until completion, the mercy rule is reached, or darkness.

#3) We have pushed back the start times of ALL games for both days to minimize play in the early morning cold temperatures.  On Saturday, the four (4) game slots for all age groups will be 11am, 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm.  On Sunday, the preliminary round game slots will be 10am and 12pm.  Semifinal and championship game times have also been adjusted based on the given age group.

All schedule changes have been made on the site so please check them out.  We trust that everyone can understand this decision.  After all, these are likely the first games that many of the teams are playing in this spring, and getting as many games in as possible for as many teams as possible is the goal with this decision.

Please be sure to check this website frequently for other weather related updates.  Thanks!

9U "A" Spring Classic Schedule UPDATED

March 17, 2015 – 09:45 PM

The 9U "A" division schedule has been updated with fields for the "TBA" locations.  Additionally, some of the Sunday game times have been adjusted as well.

Spring Classic Schedules ARE Posted

March 12, 2015 – 02:00 PM

All Spring Classic Schedules are posted at this time.

For the 9U "A" division, please be sure to check back frequently for news about your field locations
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Please note that posted schedules are FINAL and will only be changed for typographical errors.

Tournament Draw Update

March 5, 2015 – 09:30 PM

Thanks to all of the coaches for coming out to last night's draw.  The schedule is in progress and we are hoping to have it up within the next week.  For those of you that weren't able to attend, CLICK HERE to see the results!

One small change, 10U "B1" Emmorton Eagles (Morton) is being replaced by SRYA Seahawks (Ford).

Also, a special thanks to Half Pints for hosting our event!  Please be sure to stop by on tournament weekend if you can!!!

T-Shirt Pre-Ordering is NOW OPEN!

February 12, 2015 – 08:00 AM


UCBF is happy to announce that tournament t-shirt ordering is now open on-line! The tournament t-shirt is wildly popular so please be sure to get your order in ahead of time!  You can find links to the pre-order page in the upper right hand corner of the home page as well as under the "Online Registration" tab on the left hand side of the page.

This year's t-shirt will be the same for both the Spring Classic and the Summer Classic tournaments and will be black in color. The "back" design can be seen to the right as well as on the order form. Get your orders in soon!  Pre-ordering will close on March 1st!

Division Expansion

January 11, 2015 – 12:00 PM

With payments arriving daily, waitlists are growing so please get your payments in!  Once a division's original limit is reached, the division will be expanded in groups of four (4) "waitlisted" teams if fields are available.  This morning, 11U "B" was expanded to twenty (20) teams.

"LIVE" Spring Tournament Draw

January 7, 2015 – 12:00 PM

This year's Spring Classic "LIVE" draw will be held on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at Half Pints Sports Pub & Grill located at 1204 Agora Drive in Bel Air, MD (click the logo to be redirected to the Half Pints website in order to get more information about the location).  The draw will start at 8:30pm.  Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be supplied by UCBF (but feel free to take advantage of the other beverages!!!). 




Happy New Year! & Summer Registration!

January 3, 2015 – 02:00 PM

Happy New Year UCBF Fans!  Registration for our Summer Tournament - the weekend of June 27-28 - is now open.  You can complete your registration via the link in the top right corner of the page or under the Registration tab on the left side of the page.

For those of you registered for the Spring tournament, you know that spots fill up fast so if you would like to participate in the Summer event, please be sure to get registered and paid ASAP!

Division Closures & Waitlisting

December 18, 2014 – 08:00 AM

Hello everyone!  With divisions filling up quickly and the tournament currently having over 150 ACCEPTED teams, we would like to ask for each new registrant to please check the division they wish to join before making an ONLINE payment through the registration process.  The current status of a division can be easily checked through the "ACCEPTED TEAMS" link on the left side of the page.  If you are looking to register for a division that is CLOSED, we would ask that you please DO NOT PAY ONLINE and instead mail a check.  This will help us in easily refunding your money if a slot doesn't open up in your division that would allow us to move you from WAITLISTED to ACCEPTED status.

Thanks for understanding and please contact us with any questions!  HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Division Limits

December 10, 2014 – 06:30 PM

With registrations and payments rolling in daily, all divisions are filling up quickly.  To date, we already have two (2) closed divisions and others are close to closing.  For teams that submit payment after a division is closed, we will list you as "waitlisted" until expansion can be discussed or a team drops out. 

As mentioned below, each division's limit is currently set at 16 teams (except for the 14U divisions, which is set at 12 teams).

Be sure to get signed up and paid ASAP!

Spring Classic Registration for 2015 is OPEN!

November 4, 2014 – 08:30 PM

Hello everyone!  It's that time again....time to get registered for the 2015 UCBF Spring Classic!  Registration is now open!!!  Please follow the link at the top right of the page or via the tab on the left hand side of the page!

New this year.....Credit Card / PayPal payments can be accepted!  With acceptance granted based on payment receipt (and space), CC/PP payments can get your spot reserved faster!

Given the growing popularity of the tournament over the past couple of years, this year's event has each division's limit set at 16 teams, with expansion only possible with field availability and interest.

SIGN UP TODAY!