Teams will be drafted (pull names out of bags) LIVE on Facebook on Black Friday, November 29, 2019 (exact time to be determined soon)
We will make sure each team has at least (1) Pitcher, spread the Female participants out evenly, and spread out the rest of the positions as evenly as possible.
**NEW for 2020!** Each team will be designated a color, and each player will be given a Spiderz Full Dye Long Sleeve Jersey with their # on it, in their team colors, as part of the Entry Fee! (not required to wear during tourney as it may get warm in building)
Location: Spiderz/STiKS, S5197 W240 Kuenzi Lane, Waukesha, WI 53189
Doors will open at 7:15am and 1st game will be at 8am (game times full bracket will be available on Live Draft day)
Men and Women 18 Years of age or older are invited to participate
Teams will have (10) players each. Only (9) can play defense. All (10) must bat.
If a person no shows, they will no longer be eligible to play for that team or win prizes. No Substitutions. (if a team falls below 9 players, we will provide a "house sub")
Tournament will be Double Elimination format. No new inning will start after 45 minutes
12" .52/300 balls will be used and provided. Current ASA and USSSA Bats are allowed
Pitcher MUST wear a mask, or be forced to pitch from BEHIND a screen/net
Unlimited HR's (balls hit OVER 2nd beam) but they can be robbed (caught before they touch the ground).
Run Rule: 20 After 3, 15 after 4, 10 after 5
6-12' Pitch Arc - Ump Calls Strikes - 1 Foul Ball allowed if it's your 1st strike
NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED INSIDE FACILITY (if you "choose to booze" outside in private, please make it discreet and pick up your trash. Kids/Families use this facility)
Each Registered Mega Draft Participant will have unlimited use of the batting cages during the time of the tournament. If not a participant in the tournament, you will be required to pay $20/person to use cages
1 Courtesy Runner/Inning (can be anyone as long as they don't come up in the lineup. If they do, RUNNER will take the out, and they will have to bat). IF batter who uses courtesy runner comes up twice in an inning, they may be ran for again, with SAME runner)
If a male is walked, with a female on deck (no hiding of on deck batters), male gets 2nd base (no touching of 1st is required) and female is given OPTION to hit. No matter the count or how many outs.
Have Fun. No Complaining. Start the year off right and enjoy the 1st softball tournament of the year
NEW for 2020! Each Team Receives Matching Long Sleeve Jerseys!
(not required to wear during tourney as it may get warm in building)
#1 Draft Pick: The #1 Overall Draft Pick will receive $50!
1st Place: Each person on the championship team will receive a new '20 Spiderz Bat Pack AND a choice of a new pair of Spiderz HyperLITE Batting Gloves or an online Spiderz Gift Card to build/order a new pair of Custom HYBRID or ENDITE Spiderz Batting Gloves!
2nd Place: Each person on the 2nd Place team will receive choice of a new pair of Spiderz HyperLITE Batting Gloves or an online Spiderz Gift Card to build/order a new pair of Custom HYBRID or ENDITE Spiderz Batting Gloves!
3rd Place: Each person on the 3rd Place team will receive a Spiderz Beanie
Free Bat Giveaway: We will be giving away (1) Pure/Spiderz Mega Draft Bat to a random winner! (all draft participants are entered for free and we will pull winner around 1pm New Years Day)