ISSA Southern USA Championships Factsheet

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ISSA Southern USA Championships 

May 14-16, 2021
Auburn & Valley, AL

 

Entry Form | Addresses of Venues | Registered Teams | Pool Play Schedules &  Championship Brackets |

FACT SHEET

 

Tournament:

2021 ISSA Southern USA Championships  

(www.seniorsoftball.org)

Date:

May 14-16 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

Location:

Auburn Softball Complex, 2560 S. College St., Auburn, AL 36832 and

Valley Sportsplex, 130 Sportsplex Drive, Valley, AL 36854 (Once Field assignments are made around April 9th they will be posted on the Address of Venues Page on the Website)

Teams:

It is estimated that 40 to 50 teams from throughout the United States will be attending to compete for the tournament championships in their division.

Ticket Prices: Admission to all venues is FREE.
 

Parking

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

Managers Meeting: Manager's need to check in 1 hour before there first game on Friday at the Auburn Softball Complex, 2460 S. College St., Auburn, AL 36832 (334-501-2976) and at the Valley Sportsplex, 130 Sportsplex Drive, Valley, AL 36832.  Please note that the two complexes are in different time zones.  Managers should be aware of all information provided in the Managers Handbook.

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.  Rules for mixed divisions in Pool Play and in Double Elimination are covered in the Managers Handbook.

First Game: Pool play games for some ages will begin Friday morning at 9:00am.   Most divisions will end on Sunday afternoon and the Awards Ceremony will immediately follow the final game. (Some smaller divisions could conclude on Saturday).  The preliminary game schedule will be posted on the Website prior to the event.
 

Tournament Director:

RB Thomas, Jr.  571-436-9704 cell and Greg Thomas  571-220-0158 cell

Deadline:

Entry Deadline: April 2, 2021 (Exceptions only for the benefit of the tournament)  Teams planning on entering should submit the online entry form early and mail their entry fee by the published deadline to finalize their entry.

Rosters Due: The ISSA Roster Form must be submitted online.  The ISSA Roster Waiver Form must be turned in to the ISSA Field Director at Manager's Check-in with all players original signature.  Players arriving late can sign in with the ISSA Field Director prior to their first game provided their name was on the roster.
 

Divisions of Play:

Teams will be placed in age/skill level divisions using their ISSA Rating and verified by the tournament staff. Divisions could be combined if necessary.  It is the tournament staff's desire to provide all teams with a competitive experience resulting in a quality tournament experience. 

Fees:

The entry fee for all Senior classifications is $490.00.  Pay online or make checks payable to ISSA and mail to the Tournament Director for receipt by the deadline.  

 Berths:

Men's Division winners will receive a berth to play for the USA Championship at Sanford, FL in November and Men and Women in the 2022 WTOC at Tampa in January.