Players that are in the Hitting Lineup, but not playing a defensive position, will be listed as “EP”(Extra Player), on the Lineup Card. Insurance from outside carriers is not accepted. Pool games will be 65 minutes finish the inning and can end in a tie. stand. HOT TOPIC: The pitching rules change and what it looks like/what you can and can't do. Runs Scored Pool Play – Teams may bat the entire lineup. Coaches will be required to complete an approved PGF background check. Release must be sent to PGF Corporate Office, Head Coach declares they are no longer pursuing PGF berth. 10-U Champions 16-U Gold Champions 10-U Champions. Softballs must have the PGF mark and be approved by PGF. If any of the above conditions are not met, the player will be regarded as an ineligible player on the new team. The release must be in writing, signed and dated by the Head Coach of the team releasing the player. Once a team has submitted its roster at a check-in for a Qualifying Tournament, all players registered to that team are frozen on that be returned if the protest is upheld. Once a team submits its roster and plays at any 2021 National Qualifier, all players on that roster are locked on that team unless given a formal release by the In the 12U Qualifiers, the tournament director has the option to not use the 6 after 6 tie-breaker. posted july 27, 2020 Once the pitcher initially sets the toe of her stride foot, she may 2013 Premier Heartland Fastpitch - Softball. The teams will be ranked according to the most runs scored per In the complete Coin toss for home/visitors will be at home plate before the game begins. 2020 North Carolina Premier Girls Fastpitch Tournament Rules. If you do not have any valid subs on the bench, then the last batted out shall be used as the courtesy runner. Team Conduct: All teams participating in PGF events must be in good standing and conduct themselves in a manner that Tie-breaker will begin at the top of the 8th inning, or top of the next inning after time expires in qualifiers that use time limits. Runs Allowed The Easton Ghost bat that is stamped only USSSA is illegal, all others can be used. team until the team disbands, chooses not to enter further Qualifying Tournaments or until July 6th when all players are released without written approval. rule in 10U and 12U National Championship play. Both feet must be in contact with pitching rubber prior to forward stride. Runner at 2nd base is the If a team is playing an extra pool game, the runs allowed and the Win/Loss in that game will not count towards your total. If the unreported player has made a play and the next pitch has been thrown - she is declared officially in the game and all play will An unreported substitution is an appeal play: If the offense has an unreported player and the defense appeals: If the unreported player is appealed by the offense before the defensive coach informs the umpire: If the unreported player has not made the last play - she is declared officially in the game and all play will stand. Batting nets are allowed. Pool Play – Teams may bat the entire lineup. Proof of age will be satisfied in the PGF registration process and no individual proof of age will be required at tournament check-in. Nebraska Thunder - DeGeorge. Time-Limit, No time limit in National & Regional Championship bracket games. No organized infield practice before the games. It may also be incorporated in the 12 player Hitting Lineup. Teams may warm up beyond the baselines or in foul territory while infield is being prepared. All Players and Coaches must be registered and approved by PGF. All games will be played by NFHS(National Federation of High Schools) rules, with the following exceptions: The Easton Ghost bat that is stamped only USSSA is illegal, all others can be used. Both feet must be in contact with pitching rubber prior to forward stride. absence of a scorekeeper from either team, the umpires scorecard will be used. Teams must carry If a lower seed team is undefeated and in the Championship game (double elimination format), they shall be determined to be the home team. required to show proof of Insurance at check-in. Each consecutive ITB inning will start the same way until there is a winner. the PGF BOARD. I have attached the actual rules as stated by the NCAA. Age Divisions - The 18U Division will now be based on age as are the other Divisions. To Clarify, Teams can have 9, 10, or 11 hitters in the lineup at the start of a game. (email: [email protected] Fax#: 714-841-8719). Tie-breaker will begin at the top of the 8th inning, or top of the next inning after time expires in qualifiers that use time limits. National Tournament Director upon request. No smoking or tobacco use on the field or in the dugouts. Each consecutive ITB inning will start the same way until there is a winner. Tournament at any time prior to the National Tournament deadline. At this time, Diamond manufactures the only ball with the PGF mark. This must be in writing to the PGF Corporate Office. Online Softball Management and Registration Software. The following procedure will be used to determine the seedings after pool play: Time limits for pool games will be posted on the pool schedules based on the time restraints we have on some fields. You can obtain a release form here, Any team that has an invitation and/or qualifying berth for the. Batting nets are allowed. ELIMINATION / 90 MIN. absence of a scorekeeper from either team, the umpires scorecard will be used. Coaches will be required to distribution. Teams or any size group of players under the direction of the Manager or Coaches of a team that compete in any age division MAY NOT collectively move to another age division once they have batter-runner is nullified. Time limits may be imposed for National/Regional Qualifiers on Bracket games with Releases: The Head Coach of a team MAY release a player after she has been on the roster or has participated in a PGF National Qualifying Coin toss for home/visitors will be at home plate before the game begins. In the 12U Qualifiers, the tournament director has the option to not use the 6 after 6 tie-breaker. We will continue on down the list until all ties are broken. Pitching signals from the catcher may be given only when the pitcher is in the pitching position on the pitcher’s plate. batter of the inning in the on-deck circle. Bracket Play – 2 EP’s allowed. Head to head competition. competed in a National Qualifier. If the evidence or proof is presented during the tournament; the tournament director will halt any game involving the player(s) in question. The stride (non-pivot) foot may be on or behind the plate as far back as desired. (Both coaches may agree to play a 75 minute time limit on the Championship game), Run rules for Pool & Bracket Games: 12 runs after 3 innings; 10 runs after 4 innings; 8 runs after 5 innings. Teams may warm up beyond the baselines or in foul territory while infield is being prepared. pgf & perfect game join forces! The following procedure will be used to determine the seedings after pool play: If three or more teams are tied with the same record in a division, head-to-head may or may not be used to break ties. insurance or registering as a PGF team. Could face disciplinary action by 12-U Champions 16-U Gold Champions 10-U Champions. show proof of Insurance at all Qualifiers. A coach from each team must be at the pre-game plate meeting and verify that players/equipment are legal. Players on If game is still tied the next inning will start ITB w/ a runner on 2nd base. At check-in each team must submit a roster printed from the PGF Stack Sports Team Connect web site. Head Coach or winning an appeal by the PGF Board.. No live batting practice is allowed on the field or in the complex at any time. This will be following the NCAA rules for pitchers this season. Team listed first in pool or top of the bracket to occupy the third base dugout unless a team from the prior game is in that dugout. At check-in all coaches must show proof of a PGF background check.