Jul 25-28, 2022

Summer Classic

JULY 25-28, 2022

Summer Classic

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Locations:

New England Baseball Complex & surrounding fields

Divisions:

All Divisions

Tournament Notes:

  • 40 Teams
  • 3 Game Guarantee
  • Championship MVP Award
  • All-Tournament Team Awards
  • Championship & Runner-Up Awards
  • Baseball and Umpires Included

*$100 of tournament registration fee will cover New England Baseball Complex’s gate fee for parents and spectators

JULY 25-28, 2022

 

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REGULAR $1395.00 per team + Transaction Fee

 

1- East Coast Eagles 17u 23- MDB Knights
2- RI Devils 24- NH Grizzlies
3- Bay State Braves 16u 25- Canes Northeast 16u
4- Boston Prime Orange 16u 26- Canes Northeast 17u
5- Ruffnecks 2023 27- Hit Dr Diamonds Green
6- Ruffnecks 2024 28- NEB NH 16u
7- NH Cannons 29- Show New England
8- Nokona Braves 16u 30- Nor’easters Stampede Black
9- Nokona Chiefs 16u 31- Team Boston 2025
10- Nokona Chiefs 17u 32- Sluggers Fury 17u
11- Show American 16u 33- Nor’easters West
12- Show American 17u 34- Seacoast Pirates Showcase
13- Show Showcase 17u 35- NH Hitmen
14- Show Showcase 18u 36- Ocean State Makos
15- Kings 37- Rt 2 Blue Sox
16- Kings Black 38- Bases Loaded Bulldogs Red 16u
17- Nor’easters New England 16u 39- Bases Loaded Bulldogs Blue 16u
18- Nor’easters New England 17u 40- Bases Loaded Bulldogs Merchant
19- Mass Hurricanes Elite 16u
20- Boston Prospects
21- MDB Knights
22- Boston Prime Navy 16u

Tournament Central

Tournament Format

Monday – Wednesday Format:

  • All teams will play 3 games on Monday – Wednesday.
  • Thursday Format:
    • Gold Bracket: Top team in each pool will advance to the Gold Bracket single elimination round.
Tournament Rules
  • Game Time: Starting time is forfeit time unless there is a delay. Game time starts at completion of ground rules. All teams should plan on arriving 30 minutes prior to scheduled start time.
  • Home Team: Coin flip will determine the home team during pool play games. In single elimination round, the higher seeded team will be the home team.
  • Player Minimum: A team must start with a minimum of 9 players but can finish with 8, taking an out in vacated batting position(s)
  • Infield Warm-Ups: All teams are encouraged to warm-up as much as possible before game time. NO PREGAME INFIELD!
  • Pitching Rules:
    • No pitching restrictions. We highly recommend coaches using the Pitch Smart guidelines.
    • There are no warnings on balks.
    • If a balk is called then the play is dead. Each base-runner moves up one base.
    • Pitchers cannot fake to third base; it will be considered a balk.
    • The pitcher must be replaced on the 2nd mound visit per inning or the 3rd mound visit in the game. This resets for each pitcher.
  • Intentional Walks: Coaches simply need to tell the umpire that you are intentionally walking the batter and no longer need to throw 4 pitches. The ball is dead.
  • Time Limit: All games will have a 2 hour time limit except for the Championship Game. This is not a drop-dead time limit. No new inning can start after the time limit has been reached. If the home team is up to bat and is winning the game when the time limit expires the game will end at the point of time expiration. If you start an inning before the time limit, you must finish it. Site director is responsible for keeping the official time.
  • Run Rule: 15 runs after 3 innings, 10 runs after 4 innings and 8 runs after 5 innings. Home team always needs to get their last at bat unless they are winning.
  • Extra Inning Rule: Start with bases loaded and 1 out. Last 3 batters from previous inning will be the base runners. Play until you have a winner.
  • Pool Play Games: There are ties in pool play.
  • Courtesy Runners: Teams have the option to use a courtesy runner for the catcher or pitcher at any point during the game. This runner must be a player not in the line-up at that time. If you have no players available on the bench, then you can use the last batter from the previous inning.
  • Substitutions/Re-Entry:
    • Re-entry rule. A player can only re-enter in the same batting slot in the line-up. You can never hit in 2 different spots in the line-up during a game.
    • Re-entry for a pitcher: In the event a pitcher is substituted with a pinch-runner or hitter, the pitcher may re-enter the game immediately as long as another pitcher does not throw a pitch. If he re-enters after someone else throws a pitch, he will not be allowed to pitch in that game.
  • Batting Order:
    • The batting order must consist of at least 9 players. Teams can use an EH and a DH in the same line-up. Teams also have the option of using as many EH’s as they want.
    • When you move the EH around in the field you do not have to tell the other team what position he is playing each inning.  You only have to tell the other team if your lineup changes.
    • If a player is injured while using a continuous batting order and that players spot in the batting order comes up, an out is recorded and then they can continue with the batting order.
  • Ejection Rules:
    • A coach or player ejection carries removal from that game only.
    • A coach or player who is ejected for the 2nd time is suspended for the rest of the event.
    • The Tournament Director has the authority to suspend a coach or player for the rest of the event after the 1st ejection based on the severity of the act.
  • Stop in play:
    • If games are not resumed, they will become suspended or called official.
    • If 4 innings have been completed, or 3 ½ innings if the home team is ahead will become an official game.
    • A suspended game will resume where the game was halted.
  • Seedings are determined by the following:
    • Pool Winners
    • Overall Record
    • Head-to-Head.
    • Runs Against then Runs Scored in the 2 games.
    • Runs Against then Runs Scored in first game.
    • Runs Against then Runs Scored in second game.
    • Coin Flip.
  • Bat Rules:
    • Metal/composite bats (14u-16/17u is BBCOR or Wood bat only)
NEBC Facility Rules
GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
  • No Metal Cleats
  • No Sunflower Seeds or Gum
  • No Smoking
  • No Alcohol
  • No Tobacco Use
  • No Pets
  • No Outside Coolers
  • No Bicycles, Scooters, Roller Skates, or Skateboards
  • New England Baseball Complex is not responsible for any lost or stolen items at the facility
PARKING
  • Parking is free at the New England Baseball Complex. If additional parking is needed, there will be signs and parking attendants to direct you to the player drop-off and overflow lot
  • Please do not double park or park in unmarked spots. Cars will be towed at the owner’s expense
  • No parking is allowed in the medical building lot. Cars will be towed at the owner’s expense
  • New England Baseball Complex is not responsible for any damage to parked cars
FIRST AID & AED
  • First Aid equipment and AED is on-site at all events.
3STEP Sports Pro-Shop & Tournament T-Shirts
Championship Game(s) Live Stream Link

Select Baseball will be Live Streaming the Summer Classic Championship Game via Game Changer. Please check back for the link to view on Thursday, 7/28.