Tournament Rules

The following rules apply to the Kick the Dust Up Tournament 2023

  • Coin Flip for Home/Away
  • At beginning of each game coach must declare whether playing "bat 9" or bat full roster (However, you can't choose to Bat 11, if you have 13 players)
  • Pinch Runner Allowed for Pitcher at any time (last available)
  • Pinch Runner Allowed for the Catcher with 2 out (last available)
  • All games are No New Inning after 1:30
  • There is no drop dead rule
  • If the time threshold is reached and the home team is batting (with the lead) the game is over
  • Call-Ups Allowed, must clear player with PWSA coordinator & UTM Fastpitch
  • Live Streaming of games, must be cleared by the umpires and both teams prior to the start of the game
  • Text final scores to 519-635-3204

Tournament Points

  • a pool game win is worth 2-points to the winner
  • a pool tie game is worth 1-point
  • a pool game loss is worth 0-points

Mercy Rules:

  • All innings are "open"
  • Mercy is 25 runs any time
  • 15 runs after 3 innings
  • 10 runs after 5 innings

Tie Breakers:

  • 2-teams:
    • Head to Head result
    • least runs against
    • Best run differential noting a max +/- of 7 per game
    • least runs against in 4th pool game
  • 3-or more teams
    • least runs against
    • Best run differential noting a max of +/7 per game
    • least runs against in 4th pool game
    • coin flip, best two of three

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