june, 2018

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Time

june 15 (Friday) - 17 (Sunday)

Location

Louisville Slugger Sports Complex

8400 N. Orange Prairie Road, Peoria, IL 61615

Event Details

PGF National Qualifier
12u  14u  16u  18u
Premier
2 Berths Per Age Group

Entry Fee:
$600 

Format:
4 Game Guarantee
2 Showcase Pool /Double Elimination Bracket
Game times Friday begin at 9:00am

Gate Fees Apply:
Adult- $7 Daily     $15 Weekend
Child- $4 Daily      $10 Weekend

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TEAMS

Upon acceptance to the tournament, all teams traveling 75 miles or more to participate, must reserve their rooms through Traveling Teams and stay in a Premier Girls Fastpitch approved property, at the tournament rates, or your team will be subject to a $650 housing buyout fee.

  • There is a mandatory 8 room minimum per team (not organization), per night, during the teams stay for tournament play. Once the team is eliminated from tournament play the 8 room minimum requirement will be lifted.
  • Do not book your Hotel through any other travel agent.
  • In order to get the special tournament rates you must click their Logo on the left.
  • Any team that falls under the 8 room minimum per night during their stay for the tournament will be subject to a pro-rated hotel buyout fee.
  • Each team is required to make Hotel Reservations with one of the Premier Girl Fastpitches’ Hotel sponsors listed on the tournament site. Failure to use tournament hotels will jeopardize your team’s participation in future events.

RECRUITERS

We ask you to please use our sponsored Tournament Hotels. Please keep in mind that the Hotels that are providing College Coach discount rates are also the Hotels that have provided rooms to the teams. Please submit your request at least 30 days prior to the Tournament date to confirm Discounted Rates.

Teams and Recruiters. Click the Logo on the left to make hotel reservations for our National Qualifiers.

  1. Tournament will be governed by National Federation High School Associations (NFHS) rules. Pitching exception- No step back allowed
  2. Coaches must check in prior to their first game.
  3. Exhibition/Showcase play- 80min. Drop dead- bat roster option
  4. Bracket play- 7 innings w/ ITB in 8th
  5. All teams must turn in a copy of the official PGF roster and any valid proof of insurance.
  6. Teams must be ready to play 30mins. prior to scheduled time.
  7. No seeds, shelled nuts, no gum allowed inside the facility! Please share this with whoever follows your team. This is a serious matter with turf maintenance and offenders will be removed from the tournament.
  8. No soft toss into nets or fences. Batting cages and toss nets are available in each quad of fields including stadium.
  9. No metal cleats. All other footwear is approved. LSSC is a 100% synthetic facility.
  10. Coin toss will determine home team throughout tournament.
  11. Run-Rule- 10 after 4 – 8 after 5 – 6 after 6.
  12. Tie Breaker – Pool play – Drop dead 80min, Bracket play– the ITB will be used after 7 innings with the last completed at bat starting at 2nd base each inning until there is a winner. There is no count.
  13. Courtesy runner- per National Federation High School Associations (NFHS)
  14. Team managers must maintain contact with tournament director at all times. LSSC reserves the right to alter the tournament format due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.
  15. Any forfeited games shall be scored 7-0.
  16. Home team will be the official scorekeeper.
    Scores should be verified every 1⁄2 inning by the visiting team.
  17. Scorekeepers should verify their game scores with the plate umpire after each game.

LSSC is a Zero Tolerance Facility. This includes players, coaches, and spectators. Violators will be escorted out of the facility. Any coach or player removed from a game for unsportsmanlike conduct will be subject to removal from any and/ or all additional games or entire tournament if so deemed by LSSC staff.

PROHIBITED

  • No Sunflower Seeds- Team will be removed from the event
  • All spectators must remain on the concrete apron
  • Only coaches and players are allowed on the playing field and warm up areas
  • No Metal Cleats
  • No Coolers/No Outside Food or Beverage
  • No Gum
  • No Pets- please make arrangements prior to your trip
  • No Smoking of any kind

Facility Amenities

10 outdoor fields fenced at 210′

100% synthetic turf

Walk-out dugouts

Bullpens, batting cages and toss nets

LED scoreboards

PITCH PRO portable mounds

Prohibited

No Sunflower Seeds- Team will be removed from the event

No Metal Cleats

No Coolers/Brought in food or drink

No Gum

No Pets- please make arrangements prior to your trip

No Smoking of any kind

Partner Hotels

We are thrilled you will be playing at the Louisville Slugger Sports Complex!  We encourage you to please check out our Partner Hotels! 

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Country Inn & Suites 5309 W. Landens Way - (309)-589-0044

Located near I-474 and Landens Way, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Peoria North, IL places you just across the highway from the popular Shoppes at Grand Prairie. Guests can ride our free shuttle to the Peoria Civic Center and the Peoria International Airport (PIA).

Candlewood Suites 5300 W. Landens Way - (309)-691-1690

Candlewood Suites is an extended stay hotel that is dedicated to making your stay feel like a home away from home.  The hotel features 83 spacious, well designed suites with full kitchenettes- complete with a microwave, full size refrigerator, dishwasher, stove, dinnerware and cookware.

Hampton Inn & Suites 7806 N. Rt. 91 - (309)-589-0001

We love having you here! Conveniently located by the Shoppes at Grand Prairie, the Hampton Inn & Suites offers an all-inclusive price for it spacious rooms and abundant amenities. Wake up in the morning to a complimentary On the House breakfast buffet or grab a On the Run breakfast to-go bag. Enjoy other hotel amenities including our fully equipped fitness center, relaxing indoor pool and spa, 24-hour business center, complimentary shuttle service to local attractions and more. 

HOLIDAY INN & SUITES 7601 N. Orange Prairie Rd. - (309)-683-3399

Peoria’s NEWEST full service hotel- The Holiday Inn & Suites Peoria at Grand Prairie is conveniently located across from the Shoppes at Grand Prairie.

The hotel’s contemporary design and comfortable amenities offer everything you need when you’re away from home. The modern rooms and suites feature high-speed internet, 43” flat screen TVs, refrigerator, microwave, Keurig coffee maker, spacious desk areas and cozy beds.

Wingate By Wyndham 7708 N. Rt. 91 - (309)-589-0033

The Wingate by Wyndham provides an enjoyable one of a kind experience for every kind of traveler. Conveniently located across from the Shoppes at Grand Prairie, the Wingate offers an all-inclusive price for each of its 65 spacious rooms. Each room features high-speed internet, a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, flat screen HDTV and a spacious desk area.

Louisville Slugger Sports Complex 8400 Orange Prairie Rd.

Organizer

LSSCJoe Bolen lssc@SluggerPeoria.com