2018 PAPA HOPS SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

Please read through the information provided and the rules carefully to make sure every team has an understanding of what is allowed and expected of their teams throughout the tournament.

Notes:

Entry Fee-$400 Due Friday, July 6th (Softballs will be provided this year)

1st Place Team will get $2,000. 2nd place will get $1,000.

ALL FIRST ROUND GAMES WILL START AT 5 PM

Batting Practice will be allowed ONLY BEFORE THE FIRST ROUND GAMES.

Each team must hand in ENTRY FEE, ROSTER, AND A WAIVER for every player on the roster BY FRIDAY JULY 6th. This is to help make it easier on the people running the tournament the day of and to make sure all participants are safe to play.

In order to make sure this tournament runs smoothly we need everyone to be on time and start their games on time. I know it can be hard to make some of the first round games with it being on a Friday but you should know right now and plan ahead to be able to be at Kennedy/Mt. Greenwood by 430 pm for a 5 pm game start. If you know a guy on your team won’t be there, then make sure to add extra people to your roster to fill in for him until they get there. We will be strict his year with forfeits if you are not there on time because we have a lot of games we have to fit in in a small time. CAPTAINS BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR GUYS GETTING THERE ON TIME

Due to a number of teams and the time restriction of this tournament, we will play some games in the first two rounds at Mt. Greenwood Park, and Beverly Park. It is a random draw on who plays where so please understand that we have no say in where you play first.

The drawing will be on Wednesday, July 11th, 2017 in the upstairs of McNallys @ 8 pm. EVERY TEAM MUST HAVE A REPRESENTATIVE THERE AND ALL ENTRY MATERIALS MUST HAVE ALREADY BEEN RECEIVED BY JULY 8TH OR YOU WILL BE REPLACED BY WAITLIST TEAMS

PLEASE KNOW THIS YEAR EVERYTHING IS ON A STRICT TIME CONSTRAINTS. THIS IS DUE TO THE FACT WE HAVE BEEN RUNNING TOO LATE LAST COUPLE YEARS AND HAVE BEEN WARNED BY CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT THAT TOURNAMENT WILL BE STOPPED IF WE ARE PAST PARK HOURS. PLEASE HELP US KEEP EVERYTHING RUNNING ON TIME.