2018 Florida Senior Games presented by Humana – Softball

Date

August 11-12, 2018

Location

The Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex

2775 Hollow Lane

Leesburg, Fl. 34748

Hotels

Hampton Inn Leesburg

Best Western Plus Chain of Lakes Inn & Suites

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Leesburg

Entry Fee

$225 per team

Registration

Click HERE to register.

Sports Director

Gayle Collins

(386) 341-1376 or gcollins4@msn.com

Refund and Payment Policy

Due to the number of refund requests received in the past and the administrative expenses involved with registration processing, the Florida Sports Foundation has a strict NO REFUND policy.  There is a $25 fee for returned checks.

Entry Deadline and Entry Fees

Entry fee is $225 per team. No refunds.  No entries will be accepted after July 27, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.  Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis, and divisions could close prior to the deadline based on entries.  Teams will receive a t-shirt for each rostered player and up to two coaches if registered by July 27, 2018.  T-shirts will not be guaranteed to any team registering after July 27, 2018.  Click here to register online and beat the deadline!  Make checks payable to Florida Sport Foundation.

Insurance/Medical

Insurance is the responsibility of each participant.  Every participant should be sure to have proof of insurance.

Conduct

Sportsmanship and fair play are the cornerstones of the Florida Senior Games, and are at the core of the Olympic ideal.  The Florida Sports Foundation reserves the right to disqualify any Games participant for the improper use of alcohol or drugs, the destruction of property, unsportsmanlike conduct, or any other behavior that is detrimental to the Games.

Entry Requirements

  1. Entry fee is $225 per team when registration is received after or teams register online after July 27, 2018. No refunds.
  2. No entries will be accepted after July 27, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
  3. Each team registering by July 27, 2018 will receive a t-shirt for each rostered player and up to two coaches.  Sizes must be requested on the official entry form or when registering online.  Teams registering after July 1, 2018 will not be guaranteed t-shirts.
  4. Each team must complete a Florida Senior Games Team Entry Form and submit it with entry fees or register online by clicking hereNO registrations will be taken the day of the event.
  5. Make checks payable to Florida Sports Foundation.
  6. Entries will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.  Entries will be limited by division.
  7. Teams must submit their original Official Championship Roster and Official ASA Travel Permit signed by their local ASA Commissioner, or designee, at the mandatory coaches meeting along with a signed Waiver of Liability for each player.  Do not mail these forms with the Florida Senior Games Team Entry Form.
  8. It is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm their registration by visiting www.flasports.com or contacting (850) 488-8347.
  9. Players can only be on one team roster.  Players may play on one Men’s or Women’s team and one COED team based upon their submitted rosters.  NO PICKUPS ALLOWED.
  10. Player identification per ASA Code will be enforced if there is a protest on eligibility.  It is recommended that each player have photo identification with the player’s signature.  Per the Florida Sports Foundation, only State of Florida residents are allowed to play in the Florida Senior Games.
  11. Per ASA Southern Region Code, if a team has already secured a berth into the National Championship Finals Tournament, the team is still eligible to participate without losing its berth.  If that team wins the Florida Senior Games, the next placed team will be awarded the berth.

Games Format

  1. Three Game Elimination format.  This is an ASA championship tournament (ASA State Championship).
  2. A team trophy will be awarded to the first place team in each division.
  3. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three teams in each division.
  4. Individual prizes will be awarded to the players of the top two teams in each division.
  5. The Gold medal team of each classification, except E, will be awarded a berth to the ASA Hooters National Championship Finals (COED to the ASA National Championships Finals) for their respective classification.  ASA will pay the team entry fee for the Gold medal team in each classification.  The top four Men D and E teams will qualify for the Field of Dreams Tournament Series Championship Final August 16-17 in Bradenton. For more information on the Field of Dreams Tournament Series visit www.playasa.org.

Sport Rules

  1. This tournament will be conducted in accordance to National Senior Games Association
  2. Home team decided by a coin toss.
  3. No metal cleats.
  4. Forfeit time is game time.
  5. A game may start and continue with 9 players, the 10thplayer will be added when he/she arrives. The men’s bracket may play 1 extra player (EP).  The Coed may play with 1 female and1 male EP. At no time can 2 males bat back-to-back in coed play.  The EP may be substituted to a defensive position without reporting to the official scorekeeper.
  6. Protest fee is $50 cash. An umpire’s judgment call is not protest able.
  7. Uniforms should be matching shirts with numbers on the back.
  8. If a player or coach is ejected from the game, they will be suspended for the remainder of that game. If a player or coach is ejected at the conclusion of the game, they will be suspended for the following game.  A second ejection of the same player or coach will result in suspension from the tournament.  The Tournament Director or Site Manager reserves the right to suspend any player or coach at any time for unsportsmanlike behavior.
  9. Fighting or obscene language will not be tolerated!Any fighting by a player or team will result in the suspension of the team from the tournament.
  10. In the case of inclement weather, NSGA rules will be followed to determine berths. NO REFUNDS. Tournament Director reserves the right to change format and venues due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.
  11. In Class E, teams may only score five runs or increase their lead run total by five runs in an inning.  For example the home team leading 8-3 in the third inning and may score five more runs, or 13-3.  A team behind can always score 5 more runs than their opponent.
  12. In Class E,first over the fence home run is a single, the next over-the-fence Home Run is an out and the third over-the-fence Home Run will be half inning ending for that team.  Each additional over-the-fence Home Run will end that half inning for the offending team (team that has hit 3 or more over the fence home runs).