THE Bayside Yankees WILL HOST THE 26th ANNUAL NEW YORK LIBERTY TOURNAMENT
FORMAT: Wood Bat Tournament
12 Teams total (three four team divisions).
4 Game Guarantee. The three pool winners, plus a wild card advance to single elimination for championship play.
Game will be played atFordham University Bronx, New York, Juniper Park(Oriole & Cardinals) Middle Village Queens, NY,Fairleigh Dickinson University Teaneck, NJ, St. Joseph School for the Deaf Bronx, NY.
Entrance fee will be $1075.00 (four games guarentee)
Pool Play is from Tuesday, 6/26 – Thursday, 6/28. Friday, 6/29 is reserved for rain outs and/or consolation games. If no rain outs occur, the Semi-Finals will be played on Friday, 6/29 at FDU in Teanack, NJ. The Championship Game will be played at Fordham University on Saturday, 6/30.
** Sunday, 7/01 is the rain date for completion of Tournament Play.
IMPORTANT NOTE TO TEAMS: When you register for the Tournament, please choose the pool play venue you wish to participate in.Pools will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.
A team trophy will be awarded to the Champions and Runner-up of the 2012 New York Liberty Tournament. In addition, individual awards will be given to the tournament Most Valuable Player and Most Outstanding Pitcher. Each head coach should nominate one position player and one pitcher from his team after the completion of round robin play, Friday, June 29th. Please submit this information along with the players tournament statistics to Mr. Marc Cuseta via telephone (718) 441-3757 or fax (718) 805-8756. The individual awards will be presented at the awards ceremony at Fordham University after the completion of the championship game on Saturday, June 30th.
CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND QUALIFICATIONS:
Tie breakers will be determined by:
1. head to head play
2. least runs allowed
3. most runs scored
Straight American League Rules with the following exceptions. Courtesy runner for the pitcher & catcher only, optional with less than two outs, mandatory with two outs. Mercy rule – 10 runs after 5 innings. 8 runs after 6 innings. College slide rule – must slide or avoid collisions. All games are with wood bats and played until a winner is decided. No Time Limits. Games that have reached the required 5 innings “official game” are subject to weather and/or darkness related termination. No protests, umpires ruling are final unless a specific rules violation occurs. The tournament director reserves the right to have final discretion on all disputes and any re-scheduling due to weather.
ATT: ALL NEW YORK LIBERTY TOURNAMENT TEAM MANAGERS
OFFICIAL TEAM TOURNAMENT ROSTERS, INCLUDING ADDRESSES, CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS, DATE OF BIRTH,
SCHOOL (FALL ’12), AND ANY OTHER PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU WOULD LIKE TO INCLUDE MUST BE E-MAILED TO
BYYANKEESBB@AOL.COM NO LATER THAN SUNDAY, 6/24/12 AT 5:00 PM. THE SCOUT/COLLEGE COACHES PACKETS ARE.
BEING PRINTED ON MONDAY , 6/25/12.