Brainerd Men's Early Bird Softball Tournament
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April 22, 2023
Location: Memorial Park, Brainerd MN
C/D level teams may have 1 A/B player
We will utilize Fields 1, 2, and 3. Maximum amount of teams is 10, minimum of 8. This will be a 3-game guarantee.
Payouts if maximum is achieved: Champions: $550; Runner-up: $350
Game play will start at 9 a.m. and roughly be done by 7:50 p.m.
Game Ball is 52/300 AD STARR TATTOO Composite 12" - You can request your league balls early, bring your balls from last year, or purchase balls at the concession stand.
You will submit a day of roster. We will have blank rosters at the concession stand to fill out. PLEASE only 1 A or B card player allowed/ team. These rosters are for the tournament only. This is an unsanctioned tourney there will not be a sanctioning fee. However, we will follow USA Softball rules. The general level of play is C/D.
First 10 teams to pay will be "in". We do not "save" spots. We will have a waiting list created once the event is full.
When you register for this tournament, you will be registering your team. Please note your team name in the prompt you are given before payment.
Seeds will be assigned by drawing from a hat. "Luck of the Draw"
*If the weather does not allow us to run the tournament (inclement rain/snow/low temps below 45 degrees and cloudy etc), we will refund all teams. Please note if you pay with credit card the surcharge/convenience fee is not refundable. If you pay in our office with cash or check the full amount will be refunded.
Field 1 Pool
A. The Box
C. Log Cabin
D. MN Mayhem
A. Bomba Squad
B. Shep's on 6th/Teehive
C. W2W/ Pure X-Hale
D. The Parlor
A. Smokestack BBQ Supply
C. Shep's Busch Pounders
[coin flip for home/away]
9:00 a.m. A v C
10:05 a.m. B v D
11:10 a.m. A v D
12:15 p.m. B v C
1:20 p.m. C v D
2:25 p.m. A v B
Teams will be seeded 1 - 12
Seeding will be determined (break ties) is this order:
1. Games won
2. Runs allowed
3. Runs scored
Top 6 Gold, Bottom 6 Silver
High seed is home
Field 2, 3:30 p.m. Seed 4 vs. Seed 5 (G1)
Field 3, 4:35 p.m. Seed 3 vs. Seed 6 (G2)
Field 2, 4:35 p.m. Seed 1 vs. WG1 (G3)
Field 2, 5:40 p.m. Seed 2 vs. WG2 (G4)
Field 2, 6:45 p.m. WG3 vs. WG4 (Championship)
Field 1, 3:30 p.m. Seed 10 vs. Seed 11(G1)
Field 3, 3:30 p.m. Seed 9 vs. Seed 12 (G2)
Field 1, 4:35 p.m. Seed 7 vs. WG1 (G3)
Field 1, 5:40 p.m. Seed 8 vs. WG2 (G4)
Field 1, 6:45 p.m. WG3 vs. WG4 (Championship)