july, 2018

16julallday20alldayUSSSA Great Lakes National Championships10u 12u Open 16u B


july 16 (Monday) - 20 (Friday)


Louisville Slugger Sports Complex

8400 N. Orange Prairie Road, Peoria, IL 61615

Event Details

Great Lakes National Championships
10u 12u Open    16u B

Entry Fee:

5 Game Guarantee
3 Pool / Double Elimination Championships

Opening Ceremonies Monday at 6pm at LSSC Stadium
Game times Tuesday begin at 9:00am
Championship Day on Friday

Saturday used only in case of weather

Gate Fees Apply:
Adult- $12 Daily     $40 Week Pass
Child- $6 Daily        $20 Week Pass

USSSA Registration
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LSSC has some wonderful partner Hotels that are less than a mile from the complex

 Holiday Inn & Suites Grand Prairie – 309-683-3399

Country Inn & Suites – 309-589-0044

 Wingate by Wyndham – 309-589-0033

Hampton Inn & Suites – 309-589-0001

 Candlewood Suites – 309-691-1690

Another one of the partner hotels is the Holiday Inn Express & Suites.  The Holiday Inn Express & Suites offers a complimentary breakfast, an indoor pool and hot tub, and free Wi-Fi. If you stay at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Morton – 309-263-4400, you will receive a coupon for one free meal deal at the Louisville Slugger Sports Complex concession stand upon check in (one coupon per room)

 Please call the hotel directly to make group block arrangements.

  1. Tournament is sanctioned by and will be governed by USSSA
  2. Coaches must check in prior to their first game.
    Verify official USA Elite Select roster and provide proof of insurance. Coaches must have proof of age available upon request.
  3. Teams must be ready to play 30mins. prior to scheduled time.
  4. 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.
  5. Game guarantees are always weather permitting.
  6. 80min finish the inning- time begins at break of plate meeting
  7. No field warm up or batting practice on playing fields. No soft toss into the fences.
  8. Bracket seeds and placement in bracket is done through the ISTS USSSA online system.
  9. Coin toss will determine home team throughout tournament.
  10. Championship game times will be the same as rest of bracket.
  11. 12 run lead after 3 innings, 10 run lead after 4 innings and 8 run lead after 5 innings will be used. Any forfeited games shall be scored 7-0.
  12. ITB, International Tie Breaker rule after time limit has expired, or after 7 innings have been completed. Last completed at bat will take 2nd base to begin inning.
  13. Home team will be the official scorekeeper.
  14. Scores should be verified every 1⁄2 inning by the visiting team.
  15. Scorekeepers should verify their game scores with the plate umpire.
  16. LSSC is a Zero Tolerance Facility. This includes players, coaches, and spectators. Violators will be escorted out of the facility.

Help keep us on time…Once your game is completed please clean and vacate your dugout and field to allow following teams in.

LSSC is a Zero Tolerance Facility-

Sportsmanship is a behavior and attitude from players, umpires, coaches, parents/fans that demonstrate mutual respect. Any person at an LSSC event that demonstrates behavior that is detrimental to that mutual respect will be removed from the event. Detrimental behavior includes any action; verbal or otherwise that abuses players, coaches, spectators, umpires, or LSSC Staff. Any coach ejected from a game will be removed from the facility till after the next game is completed by their team. Coach misses game ejected from, plus one. Any person removed by an umpire or director will be subject to removal for the remainder of the tournament.


  • No Sunflower Seeds or Shelled Nuts- Team will be removed from the event
  • Only coaches and players are allowed on the playing field and warm up areas
  • 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.

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


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! To make a room block, please contact the hotels directly. 

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.


LSSCJoe Bolen lssc@SluggerPeoria.com