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See you at THE SAND MOUNTAIN SCHOLARSHIP SHOWCASE!

TEAM SANCTION INFORMATION

THE NEW SANCTION YEAR begins 9/1/22!

All teams must re-sanction as of this date (sanction is good 9/1/22 through 8/31/23).

AGE DETERMINATION

  • The player's age as of December 31, 2022 determines the age group they will play in the 2023 season which begins September 1, 2022. 
  • Team Name Changes During the Year - If your team sanctions under one name, then changes names during the year, you will need to re-sanction under the new team name.
  • If your team is insured by a general liabilities policy and you change team names, you will need to purchase a new  general liabilities policy under your new team name.

TO REGISTER WITH USA SOFTBALL OF ALABAMA

  1. Sanction your team with USA SOFTBALL OF ALABAMA: PAY SANCTION FEE HERE
    then
  2. Go to this REGISTRATION SIGN UP PAGE  to create an account and begin signing up for tournaments. 
  3. Every tournament that your team is signed up for, the coach will need to click sign up for  Text/Email messages to receive updates, such as (schedule has posted, scores, ect.) This purple box is located on each individual tournament listing!
  4. All adults (18 yrs. and older) on the field/dugout must have a background check through USA Softball and be SafeSport certified for the current year. (this can be done  HERE  click on the Background Tab and then the SafeSport tab.) PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS VERY CAREFULLY!  ** Be sure you are syncing your USA ID/Registration correctly! If not you will be prompted for a payment. 
  5. If you need insurance- CLICK HERE -  INSURANCE
    ***Insurance is not required to be purchased through USA Softball unless your team plays Championship play. For example, Nationals.

 


TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

  • Tournaments usually fill up EARLY,  it is recommended to sign-up at least 2 weeks prior to tournament date
  • ONE DAY TOURNAMENTS - DEADLINE TO DROP IS THE TUESDAY PRIOR TO THE TOURNAMENT -  Teams dropping after Tuesday prior to the tournament will be charged $100 late drop fee. ANY TEAM DROPPING ON OR AFTER THURSDAY WILL BE CHARGED the full entry fee and will also be required to pay their next tournament in advance before registration will be approved. 
  • All other tournaments- please check the specific deadlines for that specific tournament
  • **NEW C-CLASS PICKUP RULE 2023** Coaches may pickup as many players as they need. It does NOT matter what position you they play as long as they come from a current registered USA C-Class team or are approved by Tracy Morgan prior to the tournament.** Example of an included exception would be: You pick up a REC player that has never played travel ball before.  
  • At each tournament teams must provide the following at check in:
    1. Proof of USA team registration 
    2. Proof of team insurance  (CLICK HERE FOR INSURANCE OPTIONS)
    3. Entry Fee 
    4. Roster for that day
  • All Rosters MUST be turned in every week, NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • We accept online rosters or paper roster whichever is most convenient for you. If you're doing an online roster they must be submitted no later than 8pm Friday. Online Rosters should be submitted by logging into your gfp.tournamentusasoftball.com account. If you don't remember your login please bring a paper roster. Print Paper ROSTER HERE If you need help click link for instructional video ⬇️ DO NOT add pickup players on your roster.
  • INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO   
  • Pick up players should NEVER be listed on your team roster. You need a pick up player form for each of your pickup players! 
  • Special playing requests will be considered but not guaranteed
    • ​Request must be noted in your online registration
    • Game time requests only
  • Game times are posted around 11am on Thursday prior to the tournament
  • GAME BALLS WILL BE PROVIDED BY TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR
  • ALL TEAMS SHOULD HAVE A COPY OF EACH PLAYERS' BIRTH CERTIFICATE IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR. FAILURE TO SHOW PROOF OF AGE UPON REQUEST WILL RESULT IN PLAYER TO BE EJECTED FROM TOURNAMENT AND GAME FORFEITURE.

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2022 Region 4 Teams for the 12U USA Softball All American Games in OKC, Aug 12-14th.

SAND MOUNTAIN SHOWCASE

DATE: SEPT 17-18, 2022
LOCATION: ALBERTVILLE, AL
FORMAT: 3 SHOWCASE GAMES SINGLE ELIMINATION
CLASS: OPEN
GAMES: 3GG
ENTRY FEE: 
​​​​14U-18U - $695

***ATTENTION 2023 SENIORS***
SAND MOUNTAIN SCHOLARSHIP SHOWCASE ESSAY CONTEST

Would you like to enter an essay for a chance to receive a scholarship to help continue your education? USA Softball of Alabama would like to HELP! Write a 500-700 word essay answering the essay questions.

QUESTION:

Why do you deserve this scholarship and how will this scholarship help you achieve your goals?

Eligibility Requirements

  1. You must be participating in the Sand Mountain Scholarship Showcase to enter.
  2. You must be a high school senior, graduating in 2023

Rules

  1. You must write your own essay.
  2. Your essay should be at least 500 words, but should not exceed 700 words.
  3. Turn your essay with contestant form attached, to your coach, He will turn in all essays at team check-in. 
  4. The essay winner will be awarded a scholarship at their high school in May of 2023.
  5. Click    HERE   to download and print the Scholarship Essay Contestant Entry form. 
  • Please attach this entry form to your essay. Also, include your name on the essay itself, in case the entry form gets detached. 

HEART OF DIXIE COLLEGE EXPOSURE

DATE: OCT 1-2, 2022
LOCATION: HOOVER & FULTONDALE, AL
FORMAT: 3 SHOWCASE GAMES ON SATURDAY, SINGLE ELIMINATION ON SUNDAY 
CLASS: OPEN
GAMES: 4GG
ENTRY FEE: 
14U-18U - $750

FALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

DATE: OCT 15-16, 2022
LOCATION: BIRMINGHAM, AL
FORMAT: 2 POOL DOUBLE 
CLASS: OPEN
GAMES: 4GG
ENTRY FEE: 
8U -$200
10U-18U - $340

C-CLASS ONLY FALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

DATE: OCT 15, 2022
LOCATION: OXFORD, AL
FORMAT: 2 POOL DOUBLE 
CLASS: C-CLASS
GAMES: 4GG
ENTRY FEE: 
8U -$180
10U-18U - $260

C-CLASS ONLY FALL WORLD SERIES

DATE: OCT 29, 2022
LOCATION: OXFORD/ANNISTON
FORMAT: 2 POOL SINGLE 
CLASS: C-CLASS
GAMES: 3GG
ENTRY FEE: 
8U -$200
10U-18U - $350

FALL WORLD SERIES

DATE: OCT 29-30, 2022
LOCATION: HOOVER/FULTONDALE
FORMAT: 2 POOL DOUBLE 
CLASS: OPEN
GAMES: 4GG
ENTRY FEE: 
8U -$200
10U-18U - $350

RED WHITE AND BOOM 

DATE: NOV 5-6, 2022
LOCATION: ALBERTVILLE, AL
FORMAT: 2 POOL SINGLE 
CLASS: C-CLASS ONLY
GAMES: 4GG
ENTRY FEE: 
14U-18U - $695

UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS

Date Tornament
May 28-30, 2022 National Qualifier 18u Gold
July 16-17, 2022 Tennessee Valley Exposure
July 16, 2022 C-Class World Series
July 16, 2022 Summer Showdown
July 22, 2022 Midnight Madness
July 23, 2022 Summers End
July 29, 2022 Midnight Madness (Friday Night)
July 29-31, 2022 Scout Town Capitol City Showcase
Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan

COMMISSIONER

Phone: 256-490-8924


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