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2024 ISSA US Open National Championships - Ring Tournament

October 15-20, 2024
Myrtle Beach, SC

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ISSA US Open National Championships    (www.seniorsoftball.org)


October 15-20, 2024 - The 65, 70, 75, 80 and 85 men's teams will start on Tuesday, October 15   All other men's and women's senior teams begin on Friday, October 18.  (NOTE:  The 65, 70, 75 & 80 Women will play Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the two small fields at Grand Park.) 


Nine Synthetic Turf Fields at Grand Park, Market Commons, Pepper Geddings Recreation Center (2) and two fields at Pawleys Island.   (See Addresses of Venues Page)



It is estimated that over 120 teams from the USA will be attending to compete for the United States Open National Championships 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 manager check-in for the 65, 70, 75, 80 and 85 men's teams will be held on Monday night between 6:00 and 7:30 PM. A second manager check-in will be held on Thursday night between 6:00 and 7:30 PM for all other managers.      Check-In location: TBD.  The managers check-in is not mandatory. Managers can receive softballs and handbook. ISSA Staff will be available to answer any questions but NO formal meeting.

Player Check-in:

An online ISSA Roster must be submitted for the tournament once the game schedules are posted.  Manager must submit the signed ISSA Roster Waiver Form prior to the team's first game.  All players are required to have a Government issued Photo ID (drivers license) at the dugout for all games played.

Tournament Seeding:

The tournament staff will place the teams in brackets and prepare the preliminary schedule which will be posted on the website.  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: The games could begin at 8:00AM each day.  65-80 Men's Divisions will end Thursday and most other divisions will end on Sunday afternoon and the Awards Ceremony will immediately follow the final game. 

Tournament Director:


Greg Thomas, 9114 I-Beam Lane, Manassas, VA 20110 (571-220-0158 cell)
Email: [email protected]


Payment Info:

Teams should complete the Online Entry and pay the Entry Fee prior to the closing.  The event will close when the PAID entries reaches the field capacity or by August 30, 2024, whichever comes first.  Teams failing to pay the entry fee by the closing will be moved to the waiting list. (No Exceptions) NOTE:  The field capacity will be dependent upon the number of PAID teams in the various divisions, last year we were able to schedule over 120 teams. 

Rosters Due: The ISSA Online Roster Form must be sumitted for this event one week before the tournament starts..  The signed roster waiver form must be turned in at Managers Meeting or the Team Check-in.  (Players will sign the Waiver Form peior to turning the form in to the ISSA Staff).  This tournament will be played by ISSA Winter National Rules meaning teams may play with their 2025 Roster.  

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 Gold in each age classification. Competition will be included for senior Women's teams beginning at 40 and over and Men's Masters beginning at 40 and over. 


The entry fee for all classifications is $675.00.


T-shirts and other apparel may be for sale at the park.


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