7, 8, 9 at Maag
10, 11 at Harty
12, 13, 14 at Paz
JUNE 30 -JULY 4, 2017
FRIDAY JUNE 30-TUESDAY JULY 4
LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO
FIELD OF DREAMS
PARADE OF TEAMS
KEEPS GETTING BIGGER AND BETTER
MAKE PLANS NOW
HOW TO ENTER:
Teams earning a berth at a Global Sports Qualifier may participate in any state's 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. Qualified teams may enter multiple Global Sports World Series. Global Sports World Series entry is $695 UNTIL DEADLINE 6/24/2016 you may 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
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.
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 and individual awards 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
USSSA SOUTHWEST TXW/NM
8732 ALAMEDA AVE., EL PASO, TX
WORLD SERIES VENUE:
Global World Series
June 30-July 4, 2016
FIELD OF DREAMS,
LAS CRUCES, NM
Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces 705 South Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88011
AND TEAM MOM MEETING
Opening ceremonies will be held on Friday, June 30, at 6:30pm at Paz Complex .
Teams should be at field by 6pm to stage for the "Parade of Teams".
All teams MUST participate and should be in uniform shirt.
PLAYER SOCIAL AND 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 $9 per day or $25 per person for a 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.
PICTURES FROM THE FIELD
JUNE 30, 2016 FRIDAY
6 PM WITH SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF THE
FOOD EATING COMPETITION
GREAT FOOD, GREAT TIME