Tournament Rules, Oakridge Minor or Major Mosquito A and below, 2014 (Oakridge Baseball)

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                                                                            Oakridge Minor/Major Mosquito A

Tournament July 25, 26 & 27th, 2014

Guaranteed three games

 

1. All teams must provide an OBA roster number to the Tournament Convenor

    before their first game.

 

      2. The home team will be decided before each game by the toss of a coin.

          The team, which has traveled the greatest distance, will call the coin toss.

 

    3. The home team will be the official scorekeeper. Visitors, official pitch-counters.

        After each game pitch counts are to be checked carefully and added to the top copy of the score sheet.
        Both teams are to initial when confirmed. Any
discrepancies are to be dealt with at that time. 
        There will no changes made after sheets are handed in.

 

        All OBA pitching rules will be enforced as found in your handbooks.

 

     4. A curfew of 1 hour and 45 min. will be in effect from the 1st pitch for all

        round-robin games. I.e. No new inning is to start after that time


          Semi finals and Elimination game will have a two hour limit (for a new

          inning to start).  Finals - no time limit. (mercy rules still apply to all)

 

          5. There is to be no infield practice before any games.

 

  6. OBA constitution and OBA pitching rules will be used. (please review prior to

      the tournament)

 

     7. The 10 run mercy rule will apply to all games after five innings (4 ½ if home team

        leads). We will also apply the 18 run mercy rule after three or four innings (3 ½ or 4 ½

        for home team)

 

      8. All round robin games will be tabulated as follows:

 

                  Win= 2 pts.   Ties =1 pts.   Loss = 0 pts.

 

           9. Any ties in standings after the round robin will be broken in this order:

a. Head to Head (if two teams tied in pts. after round robin)

b. Team with the smallest runs against ratio (runs allowed/number of defensive innings played) in games between the tied teams.

c. Team with the smallest runs against ratio (runs allowed/number of defensive innings played) in all games

d. The team with the highest runs for ratio (runs scored/ number of

offensive innings played) in games between the tied teams

e. The team with the highest runs for ratio (runs scored/ number of

offensive innings played) in all games

 f. A coin toss will decide who will advance

 

 

    10.  All valid protests and rule interpretations (including any scorekeeping disputes) will be ruled upon at that time 
            by the on-site tournament Convenor and play will continue after.
Such rulings will be final.

  

      11. In the case that rain occurs causing scheduling problems, the tournament Committee reserves the right to alter 
            the format.     
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       12. Trophies shall be awarded to players only with a maximum of 15 per team.

 

        13 Ejected team officials will be subject to the minimum one game suspension. 
            Additional  suspensions may apply as determined by the umpires and Convenors.
            Suspensions will be reported to the OBA and the team’s home Association.

 

            Team officials are responsible for the behavior of their parent group.

            This includes the rules against consumption of alcohol in City parks.

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