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15U National Championship

Pitching
Schedule
Event Info

Details

Date: 07/01/20 - 07/07/20
Class of: 2023 (15U)
Game Guarantee: 5
Type: National
Bat Type: Wood

INVITE ONLY


15U National Championship

The 15U National Championship will be held Wednesday, July 1st - Tuesday, July 7th  in 2020.  

Format:

  • 120 Teams - Invite Only
  • 5 Game Guarantee
  • A game a day with pool play ending on Sunday, July 5th
  • 20 pools of 6 with bracket winners moving on to bracket play (Monday and Tuesday)
  • Top seeds of 1-12 will get a bye in bracket play
  • Games will begin at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, July 1st

Age Groups: 

  • 15U (Class of 2023)

Cost: $2,250.00

Game Guarantee:  5 Games

Bat Type: Wood

Facilities:

  • LakePoint Sporting Community - NO METAL SPIKES AT LAKEPOINT
    • 755 GA-293, Emerson, GA 30137
  • Allatoona High School
    • 3300 Dallas Acworth Hwy NW, Acworth, GA 30101

Gate: 

  • $13 General Admission per day - $55 Multi-day pass 
  • Senior Citizen (65+ Years) / Military Discount - $8 a day
  • 14 & Under - Free

Live Stream & Video-On-Demand

  • Live Stream & Video on Demand will be available at https://web.playsight.com/facility/lakepoint-baseball/home
  • Live Streaming is available in single day, three-day, and monthly subscription packages
  • Video on Demand contains the ability to clip highlights and download clips and full games

In PBR fashion, the event will be highly scouted by the college and professional community.  The event will feature top baseball programs and athletes from around the country.  Through various media and social media outlets, Prep Baseball Report will continue to shine the spotlight on the future of the game of baseball and create an atmosphere and platform for the athlete looking to gain national exposure.

Refunds:  

  1. If Zero Games are played 75% of entry fee will be returned as a credit for a future event run by PBR Tournaments.  
  2. If 25% of your guaranteed tournament games are played 50% of entry fee will be returned as a credit for a future event run by PBR Tournaments  
  3. If  33% of your guaranteed tournament games are played 40% of entry fee will be returned as a credit for a future event run by PBR Tournaments  
  4. If you play 2 or more of your scheduled games, that is considered a full tournament.  
  5. Credits are valid for 12 months from the time of the cancelled event.  

Gate Fees are non refundable. PBR Tournaments will do everything we can to play all scheduled games.  

Teams that pull out after an event is sold out will not receive any refund or credit.  

Teams that pull out with 90 days of an event will not receive any refund or credit.

*Teams traveling to PBR tournaments will book their team hotel through our housing partner, Connections Housing.  The Stay-&-Play program requires each team book a minimum of eight rooms to qualify for admission into the tournament.  Once you have registered, a Par Avion Meetings and Convention associate will reach out to you to collect information on your hotel needs. 

Location

Locations

PBR @ LakePoint
755 Old Georgia 293
Emerson, GA
30137
USA
Allatoona High School
3300 Dallas Acworth Hwy NW
Acworth, GA
30101
USA
Rules

Prep Baseball Report Tournament Playing Rules

Prep Baseball Report and the on-site tournament director reserves the right to amend these rules at any time for specific tournament play. NFHS rules will be enforced with the following exceptions. All teams and coaches need to review their event rules prior to the start of each tournament.

Age Restrictions: Either/Or

  • Your high school graduation year.
  • Or age, your age is determined by the May 1st date of that year

Rosters: 

  • All rosters should be submitted prior to the start of the tournament. 
  • A player may not be listed on more than one roster per age division. 
  • Playing a non rostered player will result in removal of the player from the contest, cannot participate. If a team has multiple non rostered players participate, this will result in a forfeit. Once a player plays in the event,  
  • Each manager is responsible for all aspects of his roster and must carry photocopies of birth certificates and/or high school transcripts to provide proof. 
  • An illegal player may be suspended until documentation is provided or removed from the entire tournament if proven illegal.

Mercy Rules:

  • 15 runs after 3 innings
  • 10 Runs after 4 innings
  • 8 Runs after 5 innings

Home/Away:

  • Home and away will be pre-set on the scoreboard prior to each game.

 

Field Dimensions:

  • 9-10U: All games will be played on 46’x65’ fields with a time limit of 1 hour and 45 minutes.
  • 11-12U: All games will be played on 50’x70’ fields with a time limit of 1 hour and 45 minutes.
  • 13U: Games will be played on 54’x80’ or 60’x90’ fields depending on the tournament listing with a time limit of 2 hours.
  • 14U-18U: All games will be played on 60’x90’ fields with a time limit of 2 hours.

Time limits:

  • Pool Play will have a strict 2-hour time limit with no new inning starting after two hours. Time will be announced and kept by the home plate umpire and/or the PBRT field manager. If a game is tied after complete 7 innings, then the game will end in a tie. In the case of a tie, each team will receive ½ a loss and ½ a win.
  • Time will begin on First Pitch
  • Playoff games will continue to follow the 2-hour time limits, except for Championship games. Rule is subject to change. 
  • The higher seed is the home team throughout the ENTIRE playoffs.

Extra Innings (Playoff Only):

  • Last hitter from previous inning @ 2nd base
  • Normal substitution rules apply
  • The hitting team starts 1 out and every hitter has a 1-1 count
  • Play continues until one team is ahead at the end of the inning
  • Semi-Final and Championship will be played with regular extra innings.
    • Tournament Director has right to decide to move the game to Extra Inning Rules stated above if the games go beyond 2 extra innings

 There is no time limit in the Championship game but run rules will stay in effect.

Complete Games and Extra Innings:

  • In the event of inclement weather, all rainout games may not be made up due to time constraints and/or field availability. 
  • If rain or weather suspends a game in a 6 inning contest, 4 innings (3 1/2 innings if home team is winning) could be considered a complete game. 
  • If rain or weather suspends a game in a 7 inning contest, 5 innings (4 1/2 innings if home team is winning) could be considered a complete. The host facility and tournament director will make the final decision on all complete games.

Number of Players/Forfeits: 

  • A game can start with 8 players. However, if a team drops to seven or less, the game will become an automatic forfeit.  The tournament director and committee reserves the right to look at and rule on all forfeits. 
  • If you start game with 8 the 9th place in the lineup will be an automatic out.
  • A forfeit score will be scored as 7-0.
  • If a team forfeits a pool play game they will not advance to championship bracket play.
Injuries: 
  • If a team is hitting a continuous lineup and a player gets injured and can not continue to play, his spot in the batting order will be skipped with no penalty. Once a player’s spot in the batting order is skipped, the player is out for the remainder of the game and can not come back into play.

Pre-Game Infield/Batting Practice:

  • No pre-game infield or batting practice on the field will be allowed during any tournaments unless noted by the tournament director.

Intentional Walks: 

  • Head Coach needs to inform the umpire of the intentional walk and the hitter will be awarded 1st Base. No pitches need to be thrown.

Courtesy Runner: 

  • Courtesy runner is optional for pitcher/catcher of record at anytime. 
  • The courtesy runner must be a legal sub or the last out if you are batting a continuous lineup.  
  • Same guy is allowed to run for the Pitcher and Catcher
  • If an error is made on a courtesy runner, it is a correctable error and the runner will be replaced with correct runner
  • The courtesy runner will never be mandatory.

Tie Breaker and Advancement Rules (Within Pool):

  • Win Loss Record
  • Head to Head 
  • If three or more tied, record vs. teams tied with
  • Runs Allowed
  • Runs Scored
  • Runs allowed in games against teams tied with
  • Runs Scored in games against teams tied with
  • Coin Flip

Pool Winners will always be the higher seed than a non pool winner.  From there all wild card teams will be determined based on the rules below. After Pool winners, pool seed will have no barring on who advances, i.e a 2-0 team who finished 2nd in there pool will be seeded behind a 1-1 team who wins their pool.

Tie Breaker and Advancement Rules (Wild Cards) pool seeding does not matter for Wild Cards:

  • Win Loss Record
  • Head to Head 
  • Runs Allowed
  • Runs Scored
  • Runs allowed in games against teams tied with
  • Runs Scored in games against teams tied with
  • Coin Flip

Pitching: 

  • The MLB balk rule will be enforced and will be LIVE, not a dead ball. 
  • 3rd to 1st pickoff move is ILLEGAL.
  • Coaches are allowed a total of TWO (2) mound conferences per pitcher, on the third conference the pitcher must be removed.
  • The second conference of an inning, a pitcher must be removed.

All teams in PBRT events are strongly encouraged to follow the USA Pitch Smart guidelines that are displayed below. PBR Tournaments officials will not police these, they are simply guidelines to take care of your pitchers arms.

Age

Daily Max

0 Days

1 Day

2 Days

3 Days

4 Days

13-14

95

1-20

21-35

36-50

51-65

66+

15-16

95

1-30

31-45

46-60

61-75

76+

17-18

105

1-30

31-45

46-60

61-75

76+

Protests: 

  • A protest is only available for a violation or misapplication of a rule, not for coach/fan/player disagreement with an umpire’s judgement call (ie. ball and strikes, out and safe, interference, etc). Pitching limitations are not eligible for protest. Protests must be filed and ruled on before the next pitch if during a game, or before umpires leave field if after a game. The team protesting must make cash payment of $100 at the time of protest and the protest will only be heard and ruled upon by the tournament committee. If the protest is ruled in the protesting team’s favor, the $100 will be refunded to the team.

Sportsmanship:

  • It is required that all teams, coaches, and fans comply with all tournament and facility rules. Team managers/head coaches MUST have full control of their players and parents at all times. This means “on” and “off” the field. Tournament directors and hosts have the authority to eject a player, fans or team anytime during the tournament for threatening with physical harm, physical attack, abusive language, destruction of property, or failure to pay. The tournament committee reserves the right to eject any person from the site for unruly or unsportsmanlike behavior. Any physical altercation between two teams before, during, or after a contest could result in the removal of both teams from the remainder of the event and future events.

Ejections: 

  • Any player, coach, manager, spectator and fan that is ejected from a game shall be suspended and removed for the remainder of that game only. Any individual ejected must leave the complex and exit to the parking lot. *If a team is hitting a continuous lineup, the ejected player’s spot in the lineup will remain and his team is forced to take an out. Any player or coach that acts maliciously or performs an act with intent to injure, the tournament committee has the final say in the penalty for that individual(s). Any individual that gets ejected for a second time in a tournament shall be removed and eliminated from participating in the remainder of that tournament.

Hitting Lineups: 

  • All coaches/teams must turn in a lineup card to the umpire at the plate meeting prior to the start of each game. Once the first pitch has been thrown, the number of batters must stay the same for the entire game and the lineup is locked in.

You will have three lineup options:

  1. Hit 9 hitters with a DH or no DH. We will honor the High School DH Rule.
  2. Use one EH and hit 10 with or without a DH
  3. Use one EH and XH and hit 11 with or without a DH.
15u and up will play by a modified College DH rule where the pitcher can be P/DH. (This means that once you pull the pitcher out of the game he can remain in the batting order as the DH.) (Can DH for anyone, not limited to the pitcher)

Bats:

  • 13u BPF 1.15 or BBCOR.  Max Difference of Drop 8
  • 14u - 18U BBCOR 
  • Some events are Wood Bat ONLY - please see event description for bat types allowed
  • Baum Bats are legal
  • **Effective immediately, the 33" Louisville Slugger META composite bat is BANNED from all events (3/1/2020)**

Illegal Bat Penalty:

  • It is the responsibility of each teams head coach to monitor bats  that are in play. If a player uses an illegal bat. The umpire must be notified prior to the first pitch of the next batter or before all defensive players leave fair territory.
  • If the bat is found illegal, the batter will be ruled out and runners will not be allowed to advance.
  • If a team has three illegal bat rules infractions the Head Coach will be ejected for the rest of the tournament.

Skunk in the Outfield Play

  • Play where the runner on 1st creates his own path in the baseline by backing up in the outfield WILL NOT BE ALLOWED. Runner must take a lead with a direct line from 1st base toward 2nd base.
  • First Offense, Umpire will call time and issue an official team warning putting all players back to their starting base.
  • Second Offense, Runner will be declared out and any pitch or action by other runners will be nullified.

Refunds:

  1. If Zero Games are played 75% of entry fee will be returned as a credit for a future event run by PBR Tournaments
  2. If 25% of your guaranteed tournament games are played 50% of entry fee will be returned as a credit for a future event run by PBR Tournaments.
  3. If  33% of your guaranteed tournament games are played 40% of entry fee will be returned as a credit for a future event run by PBR Tournaments.
  4. If you play 2 or more of your scheduled games, that is considered a full tournament.
  5. Credits are valid for 12 months from the time of the cancelled event.

Gate Fees are non refundable. PBR Tournaments will do everything we can to play all scheduled games.

Teams that pull out after an event is sold out will not receive any refund or credit.

Teams that pull out with 90 days of an event will not receive any refund or credit.

Teams that pull out prior to the 90 days of an event will receive a refund minus their deposit.

Hotel
*Teams traveling to PBR tournaments will book their team hotel through our housing partner, Par Avion. The Stay-&-Play program requires each team book a minimum of SEVEN rooms per team to qualify for admission into the tournament. Once you have registered, a Par Avion associate will reach out to you to collect information on your hotel needs. *If your team has registered, and would like to speed up your housing requests, you can email [email protected]
Teams

Registered Teams

15U

  Team Name City State Roster
1 16u Chain Gang National Savannah Georgia View
2 Barrett Braves 15U Cumming Georgia View
3 Bo Jackson Elite Hilliard Ohio View
4 Building Champions UA 15u Gorden Overland Park Kansas View
5 Building Champions UA 16u Gold Overland Park Kansas View
6 Building Champions UA White Overland Park Kansas View
7 Bullpen Braves 15u McDonough Georgia View
8 Canes Kentucky Rice Lexington Kentucky View
9 Canes Midwest Indianapolis Indiana View
10 Canes Prospects 15U Fredericksburg Virginia View
11 Cangelosi Sparks 2023 Black Lockport Illinois View
12 Cangelosi Sparks White Lockport Illinois View
13 Carolina Elite 15u National Clarkton North Carolina View
14 Carolina Rockies 2024 Prime Clemmons North Carolina View
15 CBC Baseball Club Charlotte North Carolina View
16 Clarksville Orioles (Cooper/Hill) Clarksville Tennessee View
17 Coastal Prospects 2023 Jacksonville Florida View
18 Coastal Stars 15U Prospects Tucker Georgia View
19 Complete Game 15U Augusta Georgia View
20 Cyclones Baseball 15U Ooltewah Tennessee View
21 Diamond USA Baseball-Simcox Academy Knoxville Tennessee View
22 Dirtbags 18's Danville Virginia View
23 Dirtbags 18u Elite Danville Virginia View
24 Easley Baseball Club 15U - Gentry Olive Branch Mississippi View
25 Game On Stealth 15U LaGrange Georgia View
26 Gatorball 15u Gainsville Florida View
27 Gem City Throwbacks Dayton OH View
28 Gulf Coast Yarddawgs Fairhope Alabama View
29 Heavy Hitters4 15U Pittsgrove New Jersey View
30 Hit Factory 15u Tampa Florida View
31 Hitters Baseball Racine Wisconsin View
32 Invaders Baseball Charlottesville Virginia View
33 KBC 15U Blue Nicholasville Kentucky View
34 Keystone State Bombers 15U Manheim Pennsylvania View
35 Legacy Baseball 2023 Powered by Stinger Fort Mill South Carolina View
36 Midland Mohicans Hamilton Ohio View
37 Midland Swarm Eastcoast Florida Sebastian Florida View
38 Midland Swarm Southeast Lutz Florida View
39 Midland Swarm Southeast Gold Lutz Florida View
40 Midwest Astros Greenfield Indiana View
41 Ninth Inning Royals-Bartek Chamblee Georgia View
42 NYC Rising Stars college point New York View
43 OK Lynx Tulsa Oklahoma View
44 PRD Ghost Little Silver New Jersey View
45 Rake City Countryside Illinois View
46 Rawlings Prospects NC 2024 Oxford North Carolina View
47 Rhino Baseball Lockport Illinois View
48 Royals Scout Team 15U Kansas City Missouri View
49 Sandlot 15u tulsa Oklahoma View
50 SBG Sox Prime Jackson Mississippi View
51 SBG Sox Prime 14U Jackon Mississippi View
52 Team 360 Hawks Norcross Georgia View
53 Team Elite 14U National Atlanta GA View
54 Team Rawlings Georgia Prospects Jefferson Georgia View
55 Top Tier 2024 McCook Illinois View
56 Top Tier Batbusters McCook Illinois View
57 Top Tier Nationals 15U Chicago Illinois View
58 Top Tier Navy 15U McCook Illinois View
59 Top Tier White 15U McCook Illinois View
60 TPL National 2023 Birmingham Alabama View
61 TPL Pro Elite 2023 Birmingham Alabama View
62 USA Scout Baseball Cartersville Georgia View