The Myrtle Beach Tournament Factsheet

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2021 Myrtle Beach National Invitational Tournament
March 16-21, 2021  (70, 75 and 80 Men play on Tue, Wed, and Thur 65 Men play Thur, Fri and Sat all other Fri-Sun)
Myrtle Beach, SC

 Entry Form | Addresses of Venues & Hotels | Registered Teams | Pool Play and Championship Brackets 
FACT SHEET

Tournament:

The Myrtle Beach Tournament (www.seniorsoftball.org)

Dates:

March 16 - 21.....40,50, 55 & 60 Men & Women play on Fri (3/19), Sat and Sun.....70, 75 & 80 play on Tue(3/16), thur Thursday and 65 Men play Thur(3/18) thur Saturday. Some divisions will finish earlier. 

Location:

9 Grand Park Fields at Market Commons and 4 Fields at the Carolina Forest Complex and 3 Fields at the South Strand Complex plus additional fields as necessary.

(See Addresses of Venues Page)

HOTELS:  See Address of Venues & Hotel Page

 

Teams:

It is estimated that 80 or more teams from the USA will be attending to compete in The Myrtle Beach National Invitational Tournament in their division this year. All participating teams must be Registered with ISSA for 2021.  

Ticket Prices: Admission to all venues is FREE.
 

Parking

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

Managers Meeting:

The 50 to 60 Divisions will have a Managers Check-in on Thursday evening at 7:00 PM. Managers check-in and receive tournament materials. The check-in will be at the Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.  (The Recreation Center is about two blocks from the Grand Park Softball Fields.)   

The 70, 75 and 80 managers will check-in Monday evening at 7:00 PM. Managers check-in and receive tournament materials. The check-in will be at the Base Recreation Center, 800 Gabreski Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. 65 managers checkin with Field Director 1 hour before first game on Thursday at the Fields

Team Check-in:

All players must have a government photo ID (drivers license) with them at the ball park at all times. All Managers should submit a copy of their ISSA Roster Wavier Form duly signed by all players to the ISSA Field Director before leaving the park on there first day of play. 

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: Tuesday, March 16 for the 70 and older men's divisions and they will conclude on Thursday. Thursday March 18 for the 65 men's divisions. All other senior divisions will start Friday, March 19 and conculde on Sunday afternoon and the Awards Ceremony will immediately follow the final game.  
 

Tournament Directors:

 

RB Thomas, Jr., 9114 I-Beam Lane, Manassas, VA 20110  (703-368-1188) (571-436-9704 cell) and Greg Thomas (571-220-0158) 

Email: [email protected]

 

Deadline:

Complete Online Entry early and then deliver the Entry Fee to the ISSA Office by February 3, either pay online by credit card or mail check.  (no exceptions, entry in ali divisions must be finalized by February 3.)  The game schedules will be prepared shortly after Feb. 17 and posted.

Rosters Due: The ISSA Roster Form should be submitted online with any modifications for this tournament once the game schedule is posted.  The online Roster Waiver Form copy must be turned in when checking in with original player signatures.  (No other roster forms are acceptable.)  Players arriving late can sign in with ISSA Field Director prior to their first game but name must be on the roster when submitted.)  This tournament will be played by 2021 ISSA Playing Rules. 

Divisions of Play:

Teams will be placed in skill level divisions based on their ISSA Rating and verified by the tournament staff. 

Fees:

The entry fee for all classifications is $590.00.

Souvenirs:

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

Berths: Division winners receive a berth in the 2022 WTOC at Tampa, FL.