EVENT DETAILs

2023 14u & 12u Cinco De Mayo Classic

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Tournament Date
May 06 - May 07 2023
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Age Group
12U - 14U

Event Info

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Number of games
5 Game Guarantee
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Age Allowed
12U - 14U
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Event Lodging

TEAMS WILL BE APPROVED IN THE ORDER PAYMENTS ARE RECEIVED. 

Rain out number is 817 500 5026

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This tournament is included on the TFL Schedule and includes a limited # of berths for the 2023 Alliance FastPitch Championship Series Aug 2023.  There will be one berth per 10 teams in each open or “A” age group for 12u and 10u.  Teams earning a berth, if not already registered with the Alliance and TFL will be required to register the team and players within one week of the end of the event in order to claim their. berth.  This is NOT a 14u qualifier

The Head Coach of each team entered in the event will get a year membership in the National FastPitch Coaches Association (NFCA).  Additionally, the head coach, after the tourney, will receive a coupon code for 50% of NFCA memberships for their coaching staff.

Individual Trophies for 1st & 2nd place

$335 entry fee

Gate fee $7 / day.  $12 weekend pass. Humans 12 years old and younger are free

This is a pay at the plate event. $50 per game.  

Balls Provided

4 pool games. Teams move into a single elimination bracket on Sunday based on pool results – 75 minutes finish the inning -game can end in a tie – tiebreaker head to head, runs allowed, runs scored, coin flip.

Tournament Rules: POOL GAMES
75 finish the inning
USSSA RULES APPLY
10/3, 8/4, 6/5
MAX 6 RUNS PER HALF INNING
NO ITB – GAME MAY IN A TIE
FLIP FOR HOME TEAM
BAT ROSTER or follow normal USSSA rules
All other USSSA RULES apply
NO INFIELD WARMUP AFTER 1ST INNING
WARM UP PITCHES 5 FIRST INNING 3 EACH INNING AFTER

BRACKET GAMES ARE SEEDED BASED ON Pool play results:
75 Min finish the innings
USSSA RULES APPLY TO ALL BRACKET GAMES Bat 11 or 10 (DP/Flex – only 9 bat) or bat 9 – USSSA rules apply
ITB

Higher seed has choice of home or visitor
unlimited runs per half inning
10/3, 8/4, 6/5 (run rules)

Home team will keep the official scorebook.

NO REFUND AFTER GAME TIMES ARE POSTED!! $135 will not be refunded after the tournament starts. All refunds are determined as follows (Fee minus the $335 divided by game guarantee) Any game started counts as a game played.

NO REFUND AFTER 3 Games Played

e.g. You played 2 games.  $335 – $135 = $200.  Refund = $200 * 2/ 5 = $120

Games Played Refund
1 game $160
2 games $120

Rain out number is 817 500 5026

Protest Policy – $50 cash at the time of the protest. If the protest is upheld by the TD the $50 is returned.

Change of Venue Notice
There may be occasions such as but not limited to inclement weather facility setbacks scheduling problems not the fault of DFW Fastpitch and other acts of nature that require NTFCA to reschedule tournament games to other nearby parks. NTFCA policy is to play all tournaments despite such unfortunate setbacks.

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Bat Requirement

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Entry Fee
$335
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Admission

TBA

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Event Ballparks

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Heritage Yards at Plano 4525 Hedgcoxe Road Plano, Texas 75024 Open in Maps
Russell Creek 3500 McDermott Rd Plano, Texas 75025 Open in Maps
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Heritage Yards at Plano
Address
4525 Hedgcoxe Road Plano, Texas 75024
Venue Name
Russell Creek
Address
3500 McDermott Rd Plano, Texas 75025

Event Lodging

Note: If you don't know which venue you'll be playing at and want to book in advance, click here to find hotels that are geographically centered between all venues.

Venue Name Address Event Dates Details
Heritage Yards at Plano 4525 Hedgcoxe Road Plano, Texas 75024 May 6-7 Find Hotels
Russell Creek 3500 McDermott Rd Plano, Texas 75025 May 6-7 Find Hotels
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Heritage Yards at Plano
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4525 Hedgcoxe Road Plano, Texas 75024
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May 6-7
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Russell Creek
Address
3500 McDermott Rd Plano, Texas 75025
Event Dates
May 6-7