ISF World Youth Cup

2010 ISF YOUTH WORLD CUP

THIS IS A 16-AND-UNDER GIRLS FASTPITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
Age qualification is determined by age as of the 31st of December 2010. i.e., if a player is 17 after December 31, 2010 but before January 8, 2011, she is ELIGIBILE.

TOURNAMENT INCLUDES:

  • Minimum six game guarantee
  • Two umpires per game, three umpires in championship play
  • Field prep after every other game
  • Skills Competition – one nominated member per skill for each team
  • Medical staff on site
  • Opportunity to play at least one foreign team in pool play
  • Team medals for 1st – 4th place

 

DATES:
December 30, 2010 – January 7, 2011 (Thursday – Friday)

December 30 – Opening Ceremonies
  – Pool Play games start
* Once the total information number of teams is known, pools and bracket will be posted here.

 


LOCATION:

ISF headquarters & Plant City Stadium complex, Plant City, Florida (USA)
(All bracket play will be conducted at the ISF headquarters/Plant City Stadium complex in Plant City, Florida, and tentatively all pool play games will occur in Plant City but depending on the total number of teams, some additional satellite fields may need to be utilized for pool play.)

ENTRY FEE

  • USA Domestic Teams:
    $450 USD Entry fee (sent thru the Domestic World Cup Coordinator once team has won a qualifier)
  • Canadian teams:
    $500 USD Entry fee
  • Foreign Teams:
    $1,000 USD tournament deposit, which is credited toward first night housing

 

TOURNAMENT FORMAT:
* SIX GAME GUARANTEE
* Five games in pool play and one guaranteed game in single elimination bracket play
* Six teams per pool
* At least one foreign team per pool
* All teams will advance into single elimination bracket play from pool play
* Teams will be seeded in bracket play based on pool play finish

POOL PLAY (Thursday, December 30th)
* Pool play will take place in Plant City

BRACKET PLAY (will be determined once number of teams is finalized)
* All bracket games will be played at the ISF headquarters/Plant City Stadium complex
* The earliest a team can be eliminated from competition will be announced once the total number of teams is known.
* The championship game for the 2010 ISF Youth World Cup will be posted once the total number of teams for the event is known.

TEAM SOLIDARITY
* Each team should bring a token of solidarity for gift exchange before every game against an opponent you will face for the first time (refer to pool and bracket play, when available, to estimate number of gifts to bring. A minimum of six will be needed but will be dependent on the number of bracket games won. These should be small gifts like pins, keychains, or another small item from your country, state/province, or team).

ROSTER INFORMATION
* Qualification for Domestic (USA) teams will be as follows:
       * – Win a qualifier hosted by a local ASA Association
            * The list of qualifiers is being filled in here:

DATE PLACE CONTACT FEE FORMAT PHONE EMAIL INFO
June 11-13 Tulsa, OK Julie Dingle $250 4-game format 918-232-1425 jdingle@ sbcglobal.net Click here
June 19-20 Drifton, PA Stacey Stuck $325 Double- elimination format 570-742-7064 shstuck
@verizon.
net
Click here
July 10-11 York, PA Stacey Stuck $325 4-game format 570-742-7064 shstuck
@verizon.
net
Click here
July 17-18 Springfield, MO Mark Nelson $370 3-game format   mnelson@ springfieldmo .gov Click here
Aug. 28-29 Roseville, CA Cassi Rogers $425 4-game format 916-622-9060 crogers@ sacramento asa.org Click here
Sep. 17-19 Harrisburg, PA Scott Bowers $375 4-game format 717-877-2885 Scottasa1 @comcast.net Click here
Sep. 24-26 Gadsden, AL Al Murray $450 5-game format 256-413-0719 al.murray @charter. net Click here
Nov. 5-7 Chattanooga, TN Jeremy Higdon $465 5-game format 423-505-9527 Jhigdon2003 @yahoo.com Click here

 

* Canadian teams must send their rosters to Softball Canada for approval prior to participation
* All foreign teams must have roster approved by their National Federation
* Official ISF Roster Form for international teams available

DOMESTIC (USA) INFORMATION COORDINATOR
ISF Youth World Cup
Stacey Stuck,  USA Coordinator
958 Hepburn Street
Milton , PA 17847
Phone: 570-742-7064
Fax: 570-742-7064
Email: shstuck@verizon.net

INTERNATIONAL & CANADIAN INFORMATION COORDINATOR
ISF Youth World Cup
International Softball Federation
1900 South Park Road
Plant City, Florida 33563
USA
Phone: 813-864-0100, x228
Fax: 813-864-0105
Email: lgouthro@ISFsoftball.org

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