Rules, Bob Stark Rookieball Tournament, 2017 (Oakridge Baseball)

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Oakridge Bob Stark Rookieball Tournament

         July 7-9th, 2017 (Guaranteed Three Games)

 

 

  1. All teams must provide an OBA roster number to the Convenor before their first game.

     

  2. The home team will be decided before each game by the toss of the coin. The team that has traveled the greatest distance will call the coin toss.

     

  3. The home team will be the official scorekeeper.

     

  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 have a two hour limit for new innings. Championship games have no time limit.

        OBA Mercy Rules will apply to all games.

     

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

     

    6. With the exception of the following, only approved Baseball Ontario playing rules, OBA Q2 The Approved Playing     Rules of Rookie Ball and the Official Rules of Baseball shall apply for the duration of this tournament

     

    All round robin standings will be tabulated as follows:

     

            Win = 2 pts.   Tie = 1 pt.   Loss = 0 pts.

     

         Teams will be seeded for playoffs after completion of their two round-robin games.

     

    Full tie breaker rules as follows:

    OBA rule P7-3(t)(u)

    t) In tournaments where tie breaking rules are required, the following tie breaking rules will be used for each placement independently:

    i. head to head record among tied teams;

    ii. team with the smallest runs against ratio (runs allowed / number of defensive innings played) in games among tied teams;

    iii. team with the smallest runs against ratio (runs allowed / number of defensive innings played) in all games;

    iv. team with the highest runs for ratio (runs scored / number of offensive innings played) in games among tied teams;

    v. team with the highest runs for ratio ( runs scored / number of offensive innings played) in all games;

    vi. coin toss  

    u) When there are 3 or more teams tied, the tiebreakers will commence at 7.3(t)(ii). After the winner of that tie breaker is determined, the tiebreakers will continue, if necessary, at 7.3(t)(ii) as long as there are 3 or more teams tied. When only 2 teams remain, the tiebreaker will start at 7.3(t)(i).

     

     

     

    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

     

    In the case that rain occurs causing scheduling problems the tournament Committee reserves the right to alter the tournament and playoff format.

     

    Trophies shall be awarded to players only with a maximum of 15 per team. Presentations will occur on the side lines for semi-final games and on field in Championships (time permitting)

     

    Ejected team officials will be subject to the minimum suspension rules found in the OBA Handbook. Additional suspensions may apply as determined by the umpires’ report. All suspensions will be reported to both the OBA and the team’s local Association.

     

    Team officials are also responsible for the behavior of their team’s fans. 

     


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