3u and 16u is two pool play games and single elimination
For 14u and 15u pool play winners advance
For 14u pool play winners will go by 1-5 seeding by overall winners for pool play winners only. Meaning if you win your pool you will be seeded on sunday by the following:
Head to head (Which only occur for winning the pool)
Run Difference Max 8
13u Drop 5
The rest of the divisions will be BBCOR, IF you want to use wood you are allowed but the event is BBCOR. The event follows NFHS rules which is High School Federation Rules across the country with the exception:
A team Can bat as many players as they like as long as it is 9 players. A team can start with a min of 7 players but the 8th and 9th hole will be an out. Catchers can wear a two piece max. Mound visits go by the old MLB rule or current NCAA ruling meaning you can have one mound visit an innings to a pitcher and the second visit you will have to pull him.
13u - 10 innings on weekend
14-16u no inning max (Please be smart)
For all events
15 after 3
12 after 4
10 after 5
8 after 6
Smokies Stadium will be strict for warming up batters in the gravel or on deck area. No ground balls will be hit in foul areas prior to the game.
All fields no one can warm up on the game mound or infield. All fields have bullpens that you can use. Most fields have cages you can use. Fields that will not have cages for use are Smokies Stadium, Grace Academy, and Jeff County.
COOLERS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN SMOKIES AND GRACE ACADEMY THEY WILL ASK PARENTS TO GO PUT THE COOLERS BACK IN THE CAR. GRACE ACADEMY WILL ALLOW ONE TEAM COOLER. SMOKIES HAVE COOLERS IN DUGOUTS.
VERY IMPORTANT: Grace Academy is a turf field. They do not allow spikes on field anywhere so you will have to wear molded or turf shoes at all positions. The field is turf so no seeds, gum, or peanut shells on the field.