Event is sold out

Upperclass Fall World Series

Pitching
Schedule
Event Info

Details

Date: 10/01/21 - 10/04/21
Class of: Upperclass
Game Guarantee: 4
Type: National
Bat Type: Wood

INVITE ONLY


Upperclass Fall World Series

The Upperclass Fall World Series will be held Friday, October 1st - Monday, October 4th  in 2021.  

This event will be cashless for all transactions on site.

Dates: 

  • Friday, October 1st - Monday, October 4th. 
  • Teams will be expected to be able to play Friday starting at noon

Age Groups: 

  • Upperclass (2022 and younger) 

Cost: $1,295.00

Game Guarantee:  4 Games

Bat Type: Wood

Facilities: 

  • LakePoint Sports - NO METAL SPIKES AT LAKEPOINT
    • 124 LakePoint Pkwy, Emerson, GA 30121

Gate: 

  • $13 General Admission per day / $30 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 Connections Housing associate will reach out to you to collect information on your hotel needs. 

Location

Location

LakePoint Sports
124 LakePoint Pkwy
Emerson, GA
30121

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

  • 14U and Up
    • Your high school graduation year.
    • Or age, your age is determined by the May 1st date of that year 
Rosters: 
  • 14U and up players must be rostered before the first pitch is thrown of current game
  • No player can appear in a tournament game for more than one team, per 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 could result in a fine.
  • 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

Coin Flip:

  • 14U and above in pool play games, home and away will be pre-determined by tournament operators.
Field Dimensions:
  • 14U-18U: All games will be played on 60’x90’ fields with a time limit of 2 hours.

Time limits:

  • 13U and UP
    • 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
  • The hitting team starts 1 out and every hitter has a 1-1 count
  • Normal substitution rules apply
  • 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

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.
  • In the event of a delay, games that cannot be resumed within 1 hour will be considered an official game.  The tournament director can extend the 1 hour deadline if there are extenuating circumstances - working on the fields, lightning delay, etc.

Pitching: 

  • The MLB balk rule will be enforced and will be LIVE, not a dead ball. 
    • 13U and under MLB Balk rule will continue to follow NFHS rules, which results in 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+

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. 
    • Lineups must include player name, number and position
    • Substitutions are not required to be listed on the lineup card
  • 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.

14U and Up 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.

14u 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)

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 
  • If you are hitting a continuous lineup that last batted out will be your courtesy runner
  • Same player 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.

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.
  • Tournament Director has the right to amend forfeit scoring.
  • If a team forfeits a pool play game they will not advance to championship bracket 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.

Tie Breaker and Advancement Rules:

  • Winning Percentage
  • Head to Head 
  • If three or more tied, if one team has defeated all other teams they are tied with, that team advances.  If not, next tie breaker applies
  • Runs Allowed
  • Runs Scored
  • Runs Allowed, subtracting the game with the highest runs allowed
  • Runs Scored, subtracting the game with the lowest runs scored
  • 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.

 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 $200 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 $200 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. 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). 
    • Tournament Director has final say in penalty for any individual that gets ejected for a second time in a tournament.

Bats:

  • 14u - 18U 
    • BBCOR  Only
  • Some events are Wood Bat ONLY - please see event description for bat types allowed
  • Baum Bats are legal

Banned Bats:

  • These bats will be legal if Retooled.
WTDXCBR 2129-17  2017 CF Zen Balanced 2 5/8″ (-8) – (29/21, 30/22, 32/23, 32/24)
WTDXCBZ 1828-17
2017 CF Zen SL 2 3/4″ (-10) – (28/18, 29/19, 30/20, 31/21, 32/22)
WTDXCBZ 1929-17F1
2017 CF Zen Zero Dark  2 3/4″ (-10) – 29/19 30/20)
YBB18GX10
2018 Easton Ghost X 30/20 (USA Bat only)
DSBK08  2018 Dirty South Kamo (30/22, 31/23, 32/24, 31/21, 32/22)
BTKYB
2018 Mattingly Balistk BBCOR
CX2-BT0573
2018 CX2 Nike BBCOR (Light Grey, Dark grey and Blue)
Vector TLS
2018 Reebok Vector TLS (32/29, 33/30)
Marruci Cat5  2018 Marruci Cat 5 (33/30, 34/31)
Marruci Black
2018 Marruci Black (33/30, 34/31)
YB12D
2018 TPX Dynasty -12
WTLBBMTB330 2020 Meta Prime BBCOR 33′ /30 oz

Illegal Bat Penalty:

  • It is the responsibility of each team's 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.
  • Using an illegal bat is defined as stepping into the box with said illegal bat
  • 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, 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 Connections Housing associate will reach out to you to collect information on your hotel needs.
Teams

Registered Teams

Upperclass

  Team Name City State Roster
1 16u Blue Sox National Woodstock Georgia View
2 5 Star Midsouth National 2022 Nashville Tennessee View
3 Appalachian Aces - Galusky Morgantown West Virginia View
4 Buccaneer Travel Baseball Acworth Georgia View
5 Canes Central 18U Fredericksburg Virginia View
6 Canes South 18U Fredericksburg Virginia View
7 Carolina Prospects North Charleston South Carolina View
8 Carolina Rays Select 23 myrtle beach South Carolina View
9 Colorado Yard Dawgs 2023 Parker Colorado View
10 Cyclones Baseball 17U Ringgold Georgia View
11 D-BAT Marion Marion Iowa View
12 Dirtbags 18u Platinum Danville Virginia View
13 East Coast Dodgers Scout Team Raleigh North Carolina View
14 East cobb colt 45 navy Woodstock Georgia View
15 East Cobb Patriots Atlanta Georgia View
16 ECB Astros 18U Navy Marietta Georgia View
17 Foundation Sports Peachtree City Georgia View
18 Georgia Lookouts Snellville Georgia View
19 Knights Baseball - 18U Platinum Nashville Tennessee View
20 Knights Baseball - 18u Premier Nashville Tennessee View
21 Memphis Tigers 17u Memphis Tennessee View
22 Nelson Baseball School 17u Marietta Georgia View
23 Nelson Baseball School 18u Marietta Georgia View
24 Rawlings Southeast Mavericks Brentwood Tennessee View
25 Scorpions GA Upperclass Rome Georgia View
26 Scorpions GA Upperclass Black Rme Georgia View
27 Scorpions GA Upperclass Purple Rome Georgia View
28 Service Baseball-Grunt Squad 16U gainesville Georgia View
29 SmarTense 17U The Show Alpharetta Georgia View
30 Southwest Sox Austell Georgia View
31 Stars Baseball 17U Manassas Virginia View
32 Team Elite Black Auburn Georgia View
33 Team Elite Grey Auburn Georgia View
34 Team Elite White Auburn Georgia View
35 TG Dbacks 18u Johns Creek Georgia View
36 Tidewater Phillies Chesapeake Virginia View
37 Tiger USA / ATL METRO RBI Stone Mountain Georgia View
38 TN Nationals-Upperclass (BLACK) Knoxville Tennessee View
39 TN Nationals-Upperclass (RED) Knoxville Tennessee View
40 Top Gun Baseball 2023 Oxford Alabama View
41 Top Gun Baseball TGB Oxford Alabama View
42 Triton Rays Wetumpka Alabama View
43 Trosky Texas 2022 - Ina Houston Texas View
44 Trosky Texas 2022 National Houston View
45 Virginia Spiders Richmond Virginia View