LAS CRUCES CONVENTION CENTER
680 E University Ave
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88005
WILL HOST IN CONFERENCE BALLROOM
CHECK-INS 11AM TO 3PM
COACHES MEETING 330PM
AND TEAM MOM MEETING 3PM
Teams must report by 3:45p,m.
Opening ceremonies will be held on Wednesday July 4, at 430pm at LAS CRUCES CONVENTION CENTER EXHIBITION HALL.
Teams should be at staging area by 345pm to stage for the "Parade of Teams".
All teams MUST participate and should be in uniform shirt.
PLAYER SOCIAL PIN TRADING AND PLAYERS AND PARENTS SKILLS COMPETITION
TEAM SOCIAL will follow opening ceremonies on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Paz, Harty 730PM
SKILLS COMPETITION will follow opening ceremonies on Wednesday July 4 at 730PM as follows:
SKILLS COMPETITION DETAILS: The overall objective of the skills competition is to have every player on each team participate and enjoy the social interaction of this tremendous event. No player may enter more than one event. Awards will be presented to the champion and runner-up in each age division in each skills competition.
Round The Horn- (5 Players) one (1) team only
5 players from a team will participate in this event. Catcher receive throw from outfield and will throw the ball to the 3rd baseman who will be located on 3rd base, 3rd will throw to the 2nd baseman who will be located on 2nd, 2nd will throw to 1st who will be located on 1st , 1st will throw to the shortstop who will be located on 2nd, then the shortstop will throw the ball home to the catcher. Time starts when the catcher is told to go and ends when the catcher has control of the ball thrown by the shortstop. The ball and clock are live from start to finish so all over throws are live. The ball may not be advanced to next position until player has caught the ball and touched the base. TWO(2) OVER THROWS team is disqualified.
Accuracy Throw - (1 Player) and one (1) team only
One (1) player on each team can participate. Each player will get two (2) throws to hit the target. Players must throw behind the marked position on the field. Players will be awarded one point for the ball going between the left hand and right hand batter's box. and three points for the ball going over home plate or between the batter boxes. Throw is to team catcher waiting to start Round the Horn. Second throw begins round the horn.
Base Running - (4 Players) and one (1) team only
Four (4) players from each team will be allowed to participate. Each player will start inside the batters box and run the bases. Time will start on first step and end when touching home plate. Any additional player who has not participated in any event can participate.
Parents Base running - (4 brave Parents) per team only, **Warning injury may happen** **No Medical staff on site**
This will consist of four(4) parents from each team. A dad at Home plate, a Mom at First base, another Dad at Second base, and another Mom at Third base. Each parent will run, jog, roll, or do whatever necessary to get to the next base as fast as possible . This is a relay race. Each parent must stay at there respective base until tagged and than they may continue to the next base.
Home-run Derby - 2 Players per team
Home-run derby will consist of Two (2) player per team. There will be one (1) round then advancement.
The first round each player will get three(3) outs or five(5) pitches.
Second round will only be if top hitters tied only two(2) outs or four(4) pitches.
-- 7-10 yr. olds will need to hit 2 or more to advance. If no Participants from each age does not hit any home-runs, the furthest ball hit will be counted.
-- 11-13 yr. olds will need to hit 2 or more to advance to the next round but, home-runs for these ages will only count if they either hit it out of the field (this means the second fence behind the portable fences), or the closest to the second fence will count as a home-run.
PIN TRADING: IS THROUGHOUT THE EVENT BUT WILL START AT CHECK-IN AND CONTINUE AT PAZ, HARTY AND MAAG
Pin Trading has become a huge tradition at the World Series. Players, coaches, and parents will have opportunities to trade pins throughout the week including during the Skills Competitions and Team Social. Team pins are not mandatory but certainly adds to the fun of this special event.
We do encourage every team to bring some small item like pins to trade with the other players and teams. If you decide not to go the pin route, we suggest contacting your local chamber of commerce or visitor’s bureau about obtaining items to trade.
WORLD SERIES T-SHIRTS: AVAILABLE AT ALL SITES
WORLD SERIES ADMISSION:
Admission during the World Series for persons 12 years of age and older will be $7 per day or $20 per person for a 5 Day World Series Pass. Children UNDER 12 years of age and OVER 5 years of age will be $4 per day or $10 per child for a World Series Pass. Children 5 years of age and younger are admitted free. Admission applies to everyone except participating uniformed players and a maximum of three coaches per team.
HOW TO ENTER:
Teams earning a berth at a Global Sports Qualifier may participate in the Las Cruces USSSA Southwestern Global World Series. Teams must enter the Global Sports World Series at www.usssa.com on a first come, first served basis. Teams that qualify will not be assured a spot at a specific World Series location until verified and entered online. Qualified teams may enter the Las Cruces USSSA Southwestern Global Sports World Series after playing in their State Tournament.
Global Sports World Series entry is $695 4/5TB, 6/7TB, 7CP, 8CP, 9,10,11,12,13 $695 online credit charges apply
UNTIL DEADLINE 6/28/2018 you must only enter at USSSA.COM.
Global Sports World Series will be governed by the USSSA National Baseball Bylaws and Rules unless noted differently below.
USSSA Rosters will be the official roster at the GS World Series. Teams may add two additional players to the official roster at team check-in at the Global Sports World Series in writing.
USSSA Baseball reserves the right to alter, change, or abbreviate the tournament format when necessary to complete the tournament due to weather.
Field Admission during the World Series for persons 12 years of age and older will be $7 per day or $20 per person for a 5 Day World Series Pass. Children UNDER 12 years of age and OVER 5 years of age will be $4 per day or $10 per child for a World Series Pass. Children 5 years of age and younger are admitted free. Admission applies to everyone except participating uniformed players and a maximum of three coaches per team.
NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK WILL BE ALLOWED INTO ANY FACILITY
GLOBAL SPORTS WORLD SERIES FORMAT:
6 GAME GUARANTEE
All teams will play 4 games within pool play. After pool play is complete, teams will be seeded 1 - 24 and placed into a championship bracket. Seeding for championship play is based on USSSA pool play / tie breaker criteria.
BRACKETS RELEASE AT COACHES MEETING 330PM.
Pool seeding is based on:
1) USSSA Classification
2) USSSA Points
3) Geographical location.
The tournament director has the final decision on seeding teams into pool play.
Modified double elimination
World Series Champions will be crowned from a minimum of 2 elimination brackets based on number of entries.
Global Sports World Series pool play and championship play format may vary dependent on the number of teams participating in the event.
GLOBAL SPORTS WORLD SERIES AWARDS:
Team Crystal, also team 1st, 2nd, 3rd place plaques and individual award rings will be presented to the champion and runner up of the Red, White and Blue Championship Divisions. The awards include rings for individuals and Team Crystal Trophy for First and Second
USSSA SOUTHWEST TXW/NM
WORLD SERIES VENUE:
PAZ-HARTY-MAAG COMPLEX, RON GALLA COMPLEX, FIELD OF DREAMS
Global World Series
JULY 4-8 2018
FIELD OF DREAMS,
LAS CRUCES, NM
CHECK IN NOON TO 3PM
JULY 4-8 2018
WEDNESDAY JULY 4-SUNDAY JULY 8
LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO
FIELD OF DREAMS
MAAG PARK, HARTY PARK
PAZ PARK, RON GALLAO
APODACA, APODACA WOMENS
PARADE OF TEAMS
LAS CRUCES CONVENTION CENTER
KEEPS GETTING BIGGER AND BETTER
MAKE PLANS NOW
11AM BEGINNING CHECK-IN,
BRACKETS RELEASE AT COACHES MEETING 330PM
OPENING CEREMONIES 430PM
JULY 4 WEDNESDAY
LAS CRUCES CONVENTION CENTER
5PM START TIME
PRESENTATION OF NATIONAL ANTHEM
FOOD EATING COMPETITION
GREAT FOOD, GREAT TIME
NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK ALLOWED
IN ANY FACILITY.
ADMISSION CHARGE AT FIELD
$7 DAILY OR $20 FIVE DAY PASS
PICTURES FROM THE FIELD
7, 8, 9, 10 at Harty
11, 12, 13 at Paz