OPENING DAY EVENTS
The information below pertains to July 5,
All meetings and events @
CHOCTAW HIGH SCHOOL
110 Racetrack Road North West,
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
OPENING DAY EVENTS – TUESDAY
Opening Events – Coaches Meeting & Mom Meeting
MOMS MEETINGS -
- 12:00 PM -
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 gate passes (wristbands) that were preordered online.
COACHES MEETING - TEAM CHECK-IN:
- 2:00 PM
Coaches Meeting: This will be a very brief meeting. You will check-in, verify information and receive your 3 coaches passes and your game balls.
OPENING DAY EVENTS
5:30 - Parade of Teams
No Team Gift Exchange
Due to an abundance of requests and feedback the past two years, we no longer have the Team Gift exchange
T-Shirts & other online purchases - If for any reason you Team Mom is unable to pickup your purchase at the Team Mom Meeting, you can pick it up at the T_Shirt booth at Preston Hood Complex. If the event is Cancelled, delayed or postponed due to COVID, weather etc. all purchases will be sent to the Team Manger or contact we have on file.
WITHDRAW AFTER PAYMENT - If a team withdraws prior to May 1st they will receive a Full Refund. If a team withdraws after May 20th 50% refund (100% if another takes their spot) If a team withdraws after June 1st and no other is available to fill that spot, No refund will be issued.
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 Monday & Tuesday. 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 .
Game times for Pool Play are 70 min (Finish the batter)
or 6 innings *
BRACKET PLAY: Teams will be seeded based on USSSA Points earned throughout the year.
Game times for Bracket play are 75min or 7 innings *
* Games times are subject to change if weather dictates.
TEAM CHECK-IN (for late arrivals)
POOL PLAY BEGINS @ 8AM
THURSDAY - FRIDAY
BRACKET PLAY @ 8AM
BRACKET FINALS @ 8AM
CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES * @ 5PM
* Age groups with fewer teams may finish Friday evening
All coaches must wear the coaches wristband to be on the field or in the dugout. Anyone without a wristband will be asked to return to the spectator area for the remainder of the game. We have teams from all over the country in this event and can't possibly know who the approved coaches are without the wristbands.