18TH ANNUAL 2020 SOUTHERN WARRIOR CLASSIC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Southern Warrior Classic 2019

18TH ANNUAL 2020 SOUTHERN WARRIOR CLASSIC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT (Christy Bingham - 901-550-5722)
Mar 20 - 30, 2019

 
Welcome to the Official Registration for the 2019 17th Annual Southern Warrior Classic (SWC) Softball Tournament being held on Thursday - March 21st to Saturday - March 23rd in Murfreesboro, TN.  Teams are also permitted to sign up for additional games between Sunday - March 24th to Thursday - March 28th. Special Note: We do have a few out of state teams that extend through Thursday March 28th. We will accommodate all teams schedules as much as possible. 

NOTE: The majority of the tournament games are played between Thursday - March 21st to Saturday - March 23rd. 

Please see details in registration. 

This tournament is for HIGH SCHOOL Teams Only!  

All teams (and their respective states) entered in the Southern Warrior Classic Tournament have sanctioned our event.

NOTE: The Southern Warrior Classic Softball Tournament Director  has the right to alter details/rules as it sees fit.

PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION:
Please send your registration and payment to:
Riverdale High School 
C/O SWC Softball Tournament
802 Warrior Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37128

For more information, please contact:
Christy Bingham (901) 550-5722 or binghamc@rcschools.net 
or 
Jad Murphy at 
southernwarriorclassic@yahoo.com

THIS TOURNAMENT IS FOR HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS ONLY FROM ANY STATE! 
All teams (and their respective states) entered in the Southern Warrior Classic Tournament have sanctioned our event. 

GAME TIME: Each game will be 1 hour and 45 minutes time limit. Any game that is tied AND starting an inning after 1 hour and 40 minutes will immediately goes to International Tiebreaker. Otherwise, all games will be AT LEAST 1 hour & 45 minutes. Please have your team ready to play in the event the preceding game ends early. This can help us avoid any delays in game times. 

NOTE: The Tournament also offers JV Games which will be on a 1 hour time limit. 

RUN RULE: We will use National Federation Rules (NFHS) with the following exceptions: 12 run rule after 4 innings and 8 run rule after 5 innings. 

DEFINITION OF TIE BREAKER: International tiebreaker immediately after seven innings. Your last batted out will be placed at second base with no outs. Maximum of 2 innings. Game can end in a Tie. 

GAME RULES: 
•The pitcher will get 5 warm up pitches per inning. 
•The batter must receive signs with one foot in the batters box. 
•No infield meetings after a strikeout have occurred. 
•We encourage one offensive conference per inning and one defensive conference per inning. 


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 
•Teams will flip for home team before each game. 
•Line up cards are to be turned into the official scorekeeper before each game. 
•The home team is responsible for keeping the official scorebook. 
•Infield will NOT be available before games UNLESS TIME PERMITS. 
•The pitching distance for this tournament will be set at 43 feet. 
•Please help us by returning foul balls and game balls to the umpires following each game. 
•Metal cleats are permitted in this event. 
•Two (2) Tournament Champions will be crowned based on overall record percentage. 

COMMUNICATION: The Tourney Director will provide game updates to all coaches via the SWC Twitter and Remind Services. Please ensure that you log in to both of these (see below). PLEASE SHARE THE INFORMATION BELOW WITH YOUR PARENTS! Allowing them access to the communications systems cuts down on phone calls for directors and coaches. It also helps them to stay abreast of any changes due to weather. 
Tournament Website: https://arrowsup.org/southern-warrior-classic/
SWC Twitter Page: @SWCTournament 
SWC Remind: to sign up text @f23c2b to 81010 

WEATHER: In the event of rain, our text alert system will be the OFFICIAL notification of delays / changes / cancellations. All weather alerts will be provided to all coaches via the SWC Twitter and Remind Services. Please ensure that you log in to both of these (see below). 

WEATHER POLICY: If weather issues arise, our number one focus is to get the games in. Games may be rescheduled on future days of the tournament (for instance: shift games to another day of the tournament, if necessary.) If your team plays one or more games no refund will be issued. 

REFUND POLICY: If your team is accepted into the tournament and drops out with two weeks or more until the event start date a 75% refund will be granted provided we find another team to take your place, if we can't NO refund will be issued. If your team drops out with less than two weeks until the event date NO refund will be issued. If your team is not accepted in the event a 100% full refund will be issued. All refunds will be issued within two weeks after the tournament has concluded. NOTE: The Southern Warrior Classic Softball Tournament Director has the right to alter details/rules as it sees fit.

EVENT HOUSING IS AVAILABLE BY CONTACTING:
PSE Event Housing
Lowest Available Room Rates.
View hotels and book online.
Book by Phone 888-417-6446
Contact:  Raleigh Cantrell (raleigh@tournamenthotels.com)