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11th Annual ISSA Winter Nationals, Virginia Beach - Ring Tournament

October 5-7, 2018
Virginia Beach, Virginia USA


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The 2018 ISSA Winter National Championships (www.seniorsoftball.org)


October 5-7, (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)


Princess Anne Sports Complex, City View Park and other venues


It is estimated that 60 to 80 teams from throughout the United States will be attending to compete for the National Championship in their division.

Ticket Prices: Admission to all venues is FREE.

No charge for parking, adequate parking is available at the parks.

Managers Meeting:

A Managers Check-In will be on Thursday night, October 4 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM at Days Inn at the Beach.  A team representative should check-in their team and pick up tournament information .  ISSA Staff will be available to discuss the event and answer questions (no formal meeting).

Location: 1000 Atlantic Ave., Va Beach, VA 23451

Team Check-in:

Friday during preliminary play at the ball park, teams check-in together. Photo IDs (drivers license) are needed for the player check-in.

Tournament Seeding:

The tournament staff will place the teams in brackets and prepare the preliminary schedule which will be posted on the website approximately three days prior to the tournament. The preliminary game record will be used to seed your team into the double elimination finals. The exact format will depend on the number of teams in each division.

First Game: October 5 , the games may begin at 8:00AM on Friday at each venue. Most divisions will end on Sunday afternoon and the Awards Ceremony will immediately follow the final game. (Some smaller divisions could conclude on Saturday)
Tournament Director:

Greg Thomas, 9114 I-Beam Lane, Manassas, VA 20110 (703-368-1188)
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Payment Deadline:

Complete Online Entry and mail Entry Fee by September 5, 2018 (Exceptions only for the benefit of the tournament.)

Rosters Due: The ISSA Roster Form must be submitted by September 5 (can be unsigned by the players). The printable roster form with player signatures should be turned in at the team check-in. Since this is a Winter National, players who will be eligible for the team in 2019 are eligible to play in this event.
Divisions of Play:

Teams will be placed in skill level divisions based on their ISSA Rating and verified by the tournament staff. Divisions are planned for AA, AAA, Major and Major Plus in each age classification for men. Divisions could be combined for preliminary play but ALL teams will be given the opportunity to play for their rated division championship against similar rated teams. Competition will be included for senior Women's teams beginning at 40 and over and Men's Masters beginning at 35 and over. Men's Masters will begin play on Saturday, October 6.


The entry fee for all classifications is $550.00.


T-shirts and other apparel will be for sale at each venue. Other merchandise and equipment will also be available at the tournament.


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