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Softball

DATES

June 7, 2017 - June 14, 2017



LOCATION

Liberty Park Sports Complex
17035 Liberty Pkwy, Vestavia Hills, AL 35242 (near Middle School)


EVENTS

Team Softball



AGE DIVISIONS

50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+

CAPTAIN / COACH MEETING

Wednesday, June 7 (M/W 50+, 60+, 70+) 6:00pm

Sunday, June 11 (M/W 55+, 65+, 75+) 6:00pm

All Captains meetings will be located at the Sheraton Hotel - Forum Theatre (2nd Floor - on the atrium side of the hotel) - Address: 2101 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203



MISC INFORMATION

2017 Participant List: Please Click Here

2017 Softball Schedule - Please Click Here

Practice Information:

June 7: 9am - 4pm (M/W 50+, 60+, 70+) Liberty Park

June 7: 9am - 4pm (M/W 50+, 60+, 70+) Hoover Softball Facilities (if needed)

June 11: 9am - 4pm (M/W 55+, 65+, 75+) Liberty Park



ENTRY REGULATIONS

1. Teams must supply current team rating and all other names used or played under during the period of one year.

2. Teams must provide their own bats, gloves and practice balls.

3. Teams must be all one gender.

4. Team rosters shall be limited to 22 persons, including non-playing coaches, non-playing captains, and non-playing bench personnel.  No more than 20 of these persons may be players.

5. Teams are not limited to the number of out-of-state players on their rosters; however roster changes shall be allowed only as permitted under  Rule F. It is the captain's responsibility to declare team residency subject to NSGA approval, at the time of registration. Team roster participants who are unable to compete may be replaced after the official registration deadline for valid medical reasons only. Determining valid change requests are at the discretion of the NSGA and may be made after the advertised registration deadline. The new team member or partner must have participated in the sport they wish to enter, at a qualifying state game. Limit on number of teams one may coach/manage has changed.

6. Teams that add two or more players from a higher rated team may be subject to reclassification.

7. All registration and team rules apply to non-playing coaches, non-playing captains and non-playing bench personnel.

8. At the National Senior Games, athletes may compete on up to two teams per sport providing that the teams are in different age divisions that are scheduled to play in completely separate sessions.

9. Softball will be divided into the following age divisions for both men and women:  50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+.

10. Age divisions for all team competition will be determined by the age of the youngest team member as of December 31, 2017.



QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS

1. All first-, second- and third-place teams at a 2016 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2017 National Senior Games.

2. States that divide men’s competition into three skill categories may qualify three men’s teams in each skill category. States that divide women’s competition into three skill categories may qualify three women’s teams in each skill category.



MEDALS / AWARDS

Awards will be presented for 1st through 4th place within each age division. All medals and ribbons MUST be collected during the Games. The NSGA will not mail MEDALS or RIBBONS after the Games.

Softball

Liberty Park Sports Complex

Liberty Park Sports Complex features nine lighted natural turf fields.  Restrooms, spectator seating and concession areas are available for families and athletes.  Ample parking lot located next to the complex.

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2017 Coaches/Captains Meetings Schedule

Lists softball meeting schedule.
Version : February 2, 2017 

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2017 Printable Age Specific Schedule

Printable competition schedule for the 2017 National Senior Games in Birmingham, AL. The time of events will not be available until after registration closes. Actual Days of Competition may vary, depends on number of registered athletes in each event. Subject to Change
Version : April 21, 2017 
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2017 Competition Start & End Times

Document that lists the start and approximate end times for each competition.
Version : June 4, 2017 
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2017 Sport Practice Times Schedule

Document that lists the practice times for each competition.
Version : April 29, 2017 
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2017 Official Sports Rules Book

The qualifying procedures and rules of competition for the 2017 National Senior Games are based upon those set forth by the recognized national governing body for each sport. For the National Senior Games, however, some sport rules have been modified and/or revised in the best interest of the competitors. It is your responsibility to review the new rules in the shaded areas and refresh your knowledge on the existing rules.
Version : March 1, 2017 


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