Tournaments – Cooperstown

Updated for the 2015 season!

Cooperstown, NY 2015

___ 10U     July 3-5

___ 12U      July 3-5

___ 14U      July 3-5

___ 9U        July 10-12

___ 11U      July 10-12

___ 13U       July 10-12

 

Cooperstown, NY 2014

___ 10U     July 4-6 (SOLD OUT)

___ 12U      July 4-6 (SOLD OUT)

___ 14U      July 4-6 (SOLD OUT)

___ 14U August 8-10 (1 Spot Left)

___ 9U        July 11-13 (SOLD OUT)

___ 11U      July 11-13 (SOLD OUT)

___ 13U       July 11-13 (SOLD OUT)

 

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Each team will receive:

  • 3 game minimum (weather permitting)
  • Medals for the top two teams and trophy for winning team
  • A skills competition featuring a Home Run Derby, Base Running and Around the Horn Contests.

 

 

Sample Tournament Schedule (for reference)

Six team tournament with two pools, A and B.

Day 1

Game 1                 12:00  1A  v  2A

Game 2                 2:00    1B  v  2B

Game 3                 4:00    2A  v  3A

Game 4                 6:00    2B  v  3B

 

Day 2

Game 5                 8:00    1A  v  3A

Game 6                 10:00 1B  v  3B

Teams are then seeded 1, 2 and 3 in their pools (A or B) for single elimination

Game 7                 1:00    3A  v  2B

Game 8                 3:00     3B  v  2A

5:30    Skills Competition

 

Day 3

Game 9        8:00    Winner game 7 v 1A

Game 10     10:00  Winner game 8 v 1B

 

Championship Game

Game 11     12:00    Winner game 9 v Winner game 10

 

 2014 Skills Competition Details:

EVENT #1 – AROUND THE HORN

Maximum number of participants per team – Two Teams of 4

  • This will be a timed event
  • There will be 1 player located at each of the 4 bases
  • The game begins once the catcher begins his motion to throw the baseball to third base.
  • The players will throw the ball from Home Plate to 3rd base to 2nd base to 1st base to Home Plate and then reverse the horn by throwing back to 1st base to 2nd base to 3rd base to Home Plate.
  • Each base will have a make shift circle that the player must be in when he/she is throwing the ball to the next base.
  • If a ball is overthrown the player that the ball was thrown to must go and retrieve the ball and come back to the make shift circle they were in before they make the throw to the next base.
  • The game ends once the catcher has received the ball from the 3rd base area within the Home Plate make shift circle.

 

Round 1

  • The order that each team will go will be picked by drawing numbers out of a hat.
  • Each team will have 2 attempts at scoring their quickest time for this round.
  • The top 3 teams from this round will advance to the final round.

Final Round

  • The order in which each team goes will be based on how well they did in the first time. The quickest team will pick first, the second quickest second, and so on.
  • Each team will once again have 2 attempts at scoring their quickest time for this round.
  • The top team after this round will be our champion for this event.

EVENT #2 – INSIDE THE PARK SPEED COMPETITION

Number of maximum participants in this event – 3

  • This is a timed event
  • There will be one player that starts at Home Plate
  • The timer will start when the player begins his motion to go towards 1st base.
  • The player must go from Home Plate to 1st base to 2nd base to 3rd base to Home Plate.
  • The player must touch each of the bases and the clock will end once the player has come back around to Home Plate.
  • There will be a judge at each base to make sure that the player touches the base. If the player misses the base then he/she must make sure to go back and touch that base.

Round 1

  • The order that each player will go will be picked by drawing numbers out of a hat.
  • Each player will have 1 attempt at scoring their quickest time for this round.
  • The top 4 runners from this round will advance to the final round.

Final Round

  • The order in which each runner goes will be based on how well they did in the first time. The quickest team will pick first, the second quickest second, and so on.
  • Each runner will get 1 attempt scoring their quickest time for this round.
  • The top runner after this round will be our champion for this event.

EVENT #3 – HOME RUN DERBY

Maximum number of participants per team – 2

  • Each player must provide their own pitcher for the home run derby.
  • An L-Screen will be set up for the pitcher so that there is protection from the batter
  • An out is classified as a swing in which the hitter does not hit a baseball over the outfield fence.
  • The round ends once the batter has made his/her last out by not hitting it over the fence.

Round 1

  • The order that each team will go will be picked by drawing numbers out of a hat.
  • Each batter will be allowed 7 outs.
  • In case of a tie the hitter that hit his homerun at the earliest part of his round will move on to the next round.
  • The top 3 hitters from this round will advance to the final round.

Final Round

  • The order in which each batter  goes will be based on how well they did in the first time. The hitter with the most homeruns goes first, the second most second, and so on.
  • Each batter will once again be given 7 outs to hit as many homeruns as possible.
  • The top batter after this round will be our champion for this event.