OPENING DAY EVENTS
Times and event locations are Subject to change based on any COVID 19 updates and social distance requirements
The information below pertains to July 6,
All meetings and events @
Preston Hood Sports Complex.
OPENING DAY EVENTS – TUESDAY
Opening Events – Coaches Meeting & Mom Meeting
MOMS MEETINGS -
- 11:00 AM -
This will be very brief. You will be getting info about the photographer and setting a time for your team photos. You will also pick up your tshirts, bundles and wristbands that were preordered online.
COACHES MEETING - TEAM CHECK-IN:
- 12:30 PM
Coaches Meeting will be held at Preston Hood Sports Complex. This will be a very brief meeting. We will be giving you a handout with some rules and needed information. You will also receive your 3 coaches passes and your game balls.
Depending upon COVID, we may not be having the standard meetings - more info will be available as the event gets closer.
OPENING DAY EVENTS - PRESTON HOOD
Team Competitions Times TBA
5:30 - Parade of Teams
All teams participating in the Team competitions must bring a bat for the bat race and a full set of catchers gear.
Teams participating in the individual/team competitions may want to bring cleats for the running event, your bat for the hitting event and your ball glove for the fielding and throwing event.
Wear comfortable clothing because it may be super hot.
We will need a team mom from every team to help with the team competitions. Please report to the soccer fields with your team.
1 coach must participate in the bat race.
No Team Gift Exchange
Due to an abundance of requests and feedback the past two years, we no longer have the Team Gift exchange
LOCATION: Teams will play at parks in Fort Walton Beach and Niceville depending upon the age division and the day. Teams will not play at different locations on the same day unless weather dictates. Age Group Locations will be posted here before the event.
POOL PLAY: Teams will play 3 warm-up pool games on Tuesday & Wednesday. Pool games are optional and many teams choose to opt out of of a pool game to give their families time off before bracket play starts on Wednesday morning. An advanced check-in sheet will be emailed a few weeks in advance and you can let us know .
BRACKET PLAY: Teams will be seeded based on USSSA Points earned throughout the year.
TEAM CHECK-IN (for late arrivals)
POOL PLAY BEGINS @ 8AM
THURSDAY - FRIDAY
BRACKET PLAY BEGINS @ 8AM
BRACKET FINALS @ 8AM
CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES * @ 3PM
* Age groups with fewer teams may finish Friday evening