RAMADA PALMS WORLD SERIES HOST HOTEL
201 E University Ave
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88005
575-526-4411 phone 
WILL HOST IN CONFERENCE BALLROOM
CHECK-INS 9AM TO 1PM
COACHES MEETING   230PM
AND TEAM MOM MEETING  2PM

OPENING CEREMONIES:
Teams must report by 3:30p,m.
Opening ceremonies will be held on Friday, June 30, at 4:15pm at TBD.

Teams should be at field by 330pm to stage for the "Parade of Teams".

All teams MUST participate and should be in uniform shirt.

OPTIONAL:

EL PASO CHIHUAHUAS GAME WILL HAVE PARADE OF TEAMS FOR TEAMS WITH TICKETS 6PM GAME TIME 7PM


PLAYER SOCIAL PIN TRADING AND PLAYERS AND PARENTS SKILLS COMPETITION

TEAM SOCIAL will follow opening ceremonies on Friday, June 30 at Paz, Harty and Maag 745PM

SKILLS COMPETITION will follow opening ceremonies on Friday, June 30 at 745PM 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:


WORLD SERIES ADMISSION:​
Admission during the World Series for persons 12 years of age and older will be $7 per day or $25 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 $12 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.


JUNE 30 -JULY 4, 2017

FRIDAY JUNE 30-TUESDAY JULY 4

LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO

FIELD OF DREAMS

MAAG PARK

HARTY PARK

PAZ PARK

APODACA

PARADE OF TEAMS

OPENING CEREMONIES

SKILLS COMPETITION

KEEPS GETTING BIGGER AND BETTER

MAKE PLANS NOW

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. Global Sports World Series entry is $695 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14     HIGH SCHOOL 16,18   $995

UNTIL DEADLINE 6/26/2017 you may only enter at USSSA.COM.

RULES:
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

USSSA Baseball reserves the right to alter, change, or abbreviate the tournament format when necessary to complete the tournament due to weather.


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. 

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.

NOTES:
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 Belt, also team 1st, 2nd, 3rd place 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, Team Belt and Trophy

CONTACT INFORMATION:
USSSA SOUTHWEST TXW/NM
VIC FALVEY, ROBERTO HERNANDEZ, CORY FALVEY
915-858-0665
falvictorvey@msn.com

ROBERTO HERNANDEZ
915-858-0902
rhermed@gmail.com

8732 ALAMEDA AVE., EL PASO, TX
WORLD SERIES VENUE:
HARTY-MAAG-PAZ COMPLEX, APODACA, FIELD OF DREAMS

5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,16,18
USSSASouthwestern

Global World Series
June 30-July 4, 2017
FIELD OF DREAMS,

APODACA

HARTY-MAAG-PAZ COMPLEX 
LAS CRUCES, NM

2017 USSSA SOUTHWEST GLOBAL WORLD SERIES

TENTATIVE ITINERARY:
TEAM CREDENTIAL CHECK IN:
BRING BIRTH CERTIFICATES AND ROSTERS
FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 2017
(teams will be assigned a specific time to check in)
9:00am - 1pm
COACHES MEETING 230PM RELEASE BRACKETS
TEAM MOM'S MEETING 2PM

OPENING CEREMONIES REPORT 330PM  PARADE  415PM

SKILLS FOLLOWS 7PM, PIN TRADING THROUGHOUT EVENT

CHIHUAHUAS CHECKIN AT 6PM AT CHIHUAHUAS STADIUM

PICTURES FROM THE FIELD

OPENING CEREMONIES

JUNE 30, 2017  FRIDAY

HARTY COMPLEX

​FIELD OF DREAMS

APODACA 

530 PM WITH SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF THE 

NATIONAL ANTHEM

TEAM INTRODUCTIONS

RING TRADING

SKILLS COMPETITION

PARENTS COMPETITION

FOOD EATING COMPETITION

GREAT FOOD, GREAT TIME

5, 6, 7, 8 at Maag

9, 10, 11 at Harty
12, 13, 14, HS at Paz

GLOBALUSSSA WORLD SERIES