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Information for the November 15th Challenge Tournament is available.  The tournament will take place on Sunday, November 15 at MARA (8U), Indian Trail (10U) and Porter Ridge (12U).

 

Click here for the 8U Schedule

Click here for the 10U Schedule

Click here for the 12U Schedule

 

The Standard Char-Meck rules will appy to the tournament. These rules are the only exceptions to be used throughout the Challenge tournament.                                                                                                                      

 

General                                                                                                                                                                     

All pool games will be one hour, drop-dead, score stays as is (does NOT revert to previous inning)              

Home teams will be determined by coin flip for ALL games                                                                                                                                                                                  

All bracket games will be 1:15, finish the inning                                                                                                                                                                         

Championship games: 8U & 10U - 1:15, finish the inning, 12U - 1:30, finish the inning.                                                                                                                                                                              

Pool games may end in a tie; bracket games go to international tie-breaker, per regular Char-Meck rules.                                                                                                                                                                             

Rec season "mercy" rules are in effect for all games, including championship games                                                                                                                                                                                 

Pool play tie-breakers will be applied in the following order: runs against, runs for, head-to-head record, coin flip                                                                                                                                                                     

Innings pitched in pool play DO apply to bracket play                                                                                                                                                                              

Innings pitched in rec games DO NOT apply to tournament games, and vice versa                                                                                                                                                                       

Game balls will be provided at the field                                                                                                                                                                         

The "must-play" rule is in effect                                                                                                                                                                       

There will be no subs; all players must be in the batting order                                                                                                                                                                              

All game play rules match rec play rules exactly, at all levels, except as noted below:                                                                                                                                                                                

                                                                                                                                                                                   

8U-Specific Rules                                                                                                                                                                                  

All innings will be kid pitch; there are no all coach-pitch innings. All batters start with a 1-0 count.                                                                                                                                                                                   

Once a walk has been issued to a batter, a coach will pitch a maximum three pitches, per rec rules.                                                                                                                                                                         

There is no overthrow rule during a play; the defense must stop the runner.                                                                                                                                                                                  

The innings pitched limit is raised to match 10U: 5 innings over two games, on a rolling basis.