2009 MENS TURKEY SHOOT S L O - P I T C H T O U R N A M E N T S Where a Team is placed in Playoffs will be determined by Friday & Saturday’s Round Robin Play. Seeding will be determined by the +/- factor – procedures shall be as follows: SEEDING & TIE-BREAKERS WILL BE DETERMINED IN THE FOLLOWING ORDER: 1. Total Points: Win = 2 points Tie= 1point Loss = 0 point During Round Robin Play, ties will stand. Playoffs, goes to International Tie Break rule 2. Head to Head Competition 3. Run Differential: A maximum plus-minus run difference, per game, per team is plus seven runs or minus seven runs. In the case of a Forfeit = 7-0 score 4. Least Runs Allowed 5. Most Runs Scored TOURNAMENT RULES SOFTBALL CITY AND SLO-PITCH NATIONAL [SPN] RULES APPLY UNLESS OTHERWISE REFERRED TO BELOW: 1) ALL UMPIRE DECISIONS ARE FINAL: This is a no protest Tournament 2) TEAM ROSTERS & TOURNAMENT PAYMENT: roster forms and tournament payments must be submitted to the Proshop attendant prior to the team’s second game. 3) HOME PLATE MEETINGS: Line-up cards are to be submitted to the umpire before the start of the game, first and last names with Numbers & positions must be listed. Whether a Team is Home or Away, will be determined by Coin Flip prior to each [RR] game For Playoffs the top seeded team will have choice of Home or Away Home team will not be allowed to bat in the last inning if they are ahead 4) TIME LIMIT: No new inning to start after 1 hour and 10 minutes (70minutes) - or less if rainouts occur 5) SCORING RUNS: Maximum 5 runs per inning 1-5. Innings 6 & 7 are open if reached. 6) MERCY RULE: There is a 12 run mercy rule after 5 innings 7) TIES STAND IN ROUND ROBIN. No ties in playoffs but time limit in effect until finals For Playoff Games: international tie breaker rule in effect 8) COURTESY RUNNERS: Maximum 3 courtesy runners per game, any base. Each player may only run once. 9) NO BUNTING. 10) BATTING ORDER/LINE-UP: A team may start a game with 9 players & finish with 9 players with no auto- out. If a Team would like to add a 10th player (who is running late) they may elect to have an auto out until this player shows up. This decision must be made prior to the game at the Home Plate meeting 11) BAT RULES: ASA bat rules in effect, please see the proshop for list of non-approved bats. 12) PROGRESSIVE HOMERUN RULE: A team may hit a maximum 2 over the fence home runs more than their opponent, at any time during the game. 12) PLATE IS LIVE 13) ALL PLAYERS MUST BE LISTED ON THE ROSTER AND HANDED IN ON SATURDAY.
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