Softball Men

Director: Ron Garrett

Assistants: Bill Given, Gail Sandberg, Candi Baker, Glen Hovey, Riitta Nugent, Shayne Young, Jon and Amy Woodstock, Laurie Lee

Tournament Committee: 
Stephanie Stowe, Tonya Neilson, Shelly Rehn,  Duane Anderson,  Rod Smith.

Umpire in Chief: 
Clair Woodbury 

Schedule: 
Download 2017 Softball Schedule & Results

60+, 65+, 74+, 84+ - Monday, Oct. 8 - Friday, Oct. 12
70+, 79+ - Monday, Oct. 15 - Friday, Oct. 19
50+, 55+ - Wednesday, Oct. 17 - Saturday, Oct. 20

Mondays: 8:30 am - 10:00 pm 
Tuesdays: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm 
Wednesdays: 8:30 am - 10:00 pm 
Thursdays: 8:30 am - 10:00 pm 
Fridays: 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Venues
Canyons Complex - 1890 West 2000 North, St. George
Bloomington Softball Diamonds, 650 Man-O-War Road, St. George
Gubler Park - 2375 Rachel Dr., Santa Clara
Little Valley Softball Complex - 2995 South 2350 East, St. George

Divisions
50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 74+, 79+, 84+ “Major” to “C”, depending on entries

Sport Fee: $10 Per Person, Per Team

Registration Deadline: 
Early Bird Deadline (Save $20) – August 1
Final Registration Deadline – September 1

Registration Rules: 
• Total number of teams will be limited to 110 per week
• To register your team and get your team number (manager's only) register online or call Huntsman World Senior Games (800-562-1268) office for forms
• There are no residency requirements for team members.
• Age division of team is determined by the age of the youngest player
• A minimum of 4 teams per age division and skill level is required
• Individual team members must register by September 1
• Team members will be required to enter their team number when registering
• As players register and use the team number they will be added to the team roster.
• Players may play on multiple teams if they are registered for each team before the September 1 deadline. The teams must be in different age divisions. A player may play in a younger age division, but not older. If the playing times of the two teams conflict, the player will have to choose which team he will play for. Players who register for multiple softball teams must pay the sport fees for each team
• Teams with less than 10 players on their roster on September 1 may be cancelled and there will be no refund
• After September 1 changes can be made to the team roster by calling the Huntsman World Senior Games office. All rosters are final at the mangers meetings unless approved by the tournament director
• Schedules will be available by September 23
• 50+, 55+, 60+ teams may have up to 10 defensive players
• 65+, 70+, 74+, 79+, 84+ teams may have up to 11 defensive players

Mandatory Managers Meetings: 
60+, 65+, 74+, 84+ - Sunday, Oct. 7 – 7:00 pm – Dixie Center 
70+, 79+ - Sunday, Oct. 14 – 7:00 pm – Dixie Center
50+, 55+ - Wednesday, Oct. 17 – 10:00 am - Dixie Center

Format / Rules:
• Refer to Softball Rule book for Home run rules
• Each team is guaranteed 5 games, weather permitting
• Ball will be .44 C.O.R. and .375 compression
• All bats stamped by the manufacturer and meeting the 1.20 bpf or 1.21 bpf standard are approved with the exception of the Miken Ultra I
• Base path length is 65'
• All players must have numbers (minimum 6" high) on the back of their jersey
• Age divisions for teams will be determined by the age of the youngest team member
• There will be NO flip-flop rule
• An illegal pitch will be signaled and verbally called at the point the pitch becomes illegal
• First two days of play will be round-robin play after which teams will be seeded into “Major”, “AAA”, “AA”, “A”, “B” or "C” divisions (depending on entries) for the double elimination championship tournament
• Only players who play at least one game during round robin play will be eligible to play in the championship tournament
• At the discretion of the Tournament Committee, Gold Medal teams from the previous year’s Games may be moved up in divisions
• All team members must check-in at the Dixie Center where they will be required to present a photo ID verifying their name and date of birth. During check-in, each player will receive a wristband that must be worn throughout the tournament
• If any team member is not registered and checked-in, the entire team will forfeit that game (unless prior arrangements were made with the Huntsman World Senior Games office or a member of the tournament committee)
• Wristbands must be worn and Huntsman World Senior Games ID Badges and picture ID must be in players’ possession during all games and will be randomly checked
• No substitutions of players will be allowed at the Dixie Center check-in
• 60+, 65+, 70+, 74+, 79+, 84+ Age Divisions - A copy of the playoff bracketing will be available online (Tuesday after 5:30 pm).
• 50+, 55+ Age Divisions - A copy of the playoff bracketing will be available online (Thursday after 5:00 pm).

Medals: 
Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to each team member in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams of each division. Medals will be presented after each "medal" game.

Sport Socials: (ID Badge or Ticket Required) 
Session 1:
60+, 65+, 74+, 84+
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 10 
Time: 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm 
Location: Worthen Park, 300 East 300 South, St. George

Session 2:
70+, 79+
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 17
Time: 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm 
Location: Worthen Park, 300 East 300 South, St. George

Session 3:
50+, 55+
Date: Thursday, Oct. 19
Time: Noon - 3:00 pm
Location: Canyons Complex - 1890 West 2000 North, St. George