1. Baseball Canada/BC Minor Rules with the following exceptions:
a. Designated Hitter Rule is in effect(to allow more players to compete) b. Wood Bats only to be used. c. All preliminary round games are 7 innings 2 Pts – Win, 1 Pt – Tie, 0 Pts – Loss d. Mercy Rule in effect and Ties are Ties e. Two hour time limit on preliminary round games f. Semi Final/Final to be played to completion. (Mercy Rule in effect) g. Tournament Scorekeepers provided are Official Scorekeepers.
2. MVP Awards after each Game 3. National Anthem before each game 4. Top 4 Teams after preliminary round will be seeded for Semi finals on Monday 5. Remaining Clubs will face off in Consolation on Monday 6. .Tournament MVP will be awarded 7. Tie Breakers as per Baseball Canada/BC Minor Rule Book. 8. Home Team will be decided for Sunday’s games by a coin toss 9. Home Team in Final will be decided by coin toss
Annex A Skill Competition
1. 3 players from each team 2. each player gets 5 throws from Centrefield 3. 3 targets are at home plate area (worth 5, 3 and 2 pts) 4. Player with highest score wins 5. Tie breaker is player with most 5’s then 3’s
Base Running Competition
1. Relay competition with 5 runners completing the whole circuit before next runner can run. 2. 2 second time violation for missed base. 3. 5 second time violation for next runner leaving too quickly. 4. Lowest time wins.
Tyler Phillips Memorial Home Run Hitting Competition
1. 2 Batters per Team 2. Batters will bat from edge of infield grass in front of 2nd base 3. HR Derby format with 10 hits per player. 4. Player can choose anyone to throw to him. 5. Most balls out of the Park wins
NORTH ISLAND BLIZZARD
"7TH ANNUAL WOODEN BAT TOURNAMENT"
BILL MOORE PARK, COURTENAY
MAY 15, 16, 17, 18TH, 2009
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