EVENT DETAILS

USSSA Great Lakes Nationals

  • Tournament Date
    Jul 08 - Jul 13 2024
  • Entry Fee
    $699
  • Stature
    National Championships
  • Age Groups
    8U - 18U
  • Event Details

    Welcome to the USSSA 2024 Great Lakes Nationals in Evansville, Indiana. If you are a repeat team, then welcome back. If you are a new team playing in our Nationals, then we welcome you. We thank you for choosing Indiana USSSA Great lakes Nationals.

    The following is the event itinerary for the event and information you will need to know:

    Become friends with us on Facebook at Indiana USSSA Great Lakes Nationals Facebook page. We will update all information through this Facebook page leading up to the event.

    Event host: Indiana USSSA Fastpitch

    Payment:

    Payment must be paid at least two weeks prior to start date of event which is June 24th.

    Please make payment on line through the USSSA System.

    Tournament Director: Tim Foster Office 812-379-9001 Cell 812-350-5129 Email: [email protected]

    Tournament UIC/Director Deaconess Park  Chad Roach 217-304-2919 email [email protected]

    Newburgh Director:                        Rich Day:            812-374-2250 or 812-621-0138

    Newman Park Director:                 Darrin Brooks:    812-343-2579

    Venues:

    Deaconess Park:                             4300 Heckel Road Evansville, Indiana 4772

    Newburgh Lassie League Park:      5433 Vann Road Newburgh Indiana 47630

    William Newman Park:                    1020 Sand Lane Henderson, Ky 47420

    Event Format:

    This is a 5 game guarantee. Three pool into double elimination bracket or two pool into 3 game bracket

    Pool play Tuesday

    Pool play Wednesday Possible bracket play may start late Wednesday if needed.

    Bracket Thursday

    Bracket Friday

    Championship games Saturday

    Time Limited of games:

    Pool play: 75 minutes. Complete the inning. Can end in a tie

    Bracket:   75 minutes finish the inning and must have a winner

    Teams need to be prepared to play 20 minutes prior to their game time except for the first game of the day.

    Tournament info/Rules

    All rules are under USSSA rules:

    Teams may bat entire roster.

    DP/Flex can be used.

    Courtesy runner is a sub if you have one. If no sub then last completed at bat.

    Protest fees: $150 cash

    Any coach ejected will be ejected for the max of one game plus the game they are coaching in. If deemed the coach could be suspended for an extra game.

    Roster info:

    All rosters put be on line no later than 72 hours prior to start of the event on Monday.

    All rosters must be approved through your state director and national host director.

    Seeded info 

    Pool plays will be seeded and teams will be seeded into bracket on how they do in bracket play.

    Points for seeding will be off games ending of week June 23rd.

    Rain out line: 812-350-3272: Emails will also be sent out along with the Great Lakes Facebook page updated.

    If case of inclement weather: The Director has the option to change the format which includes but not limited to:

    1. Number of games to be played:

    2, Cancel any un-played pool play games and seed bracket on games played.

    3. Dropping time limits to lower playing time.

    4. Shortening number of innings to be played.

    5. Dropping losers bracket.

    Sunday is a makeup day for bracket games only. If rain occurs in pool play those games will not be made up.

    Zero Tolerance Policy:

    USSSA will not allow for their staff to be abused, which includes verbal abuse. Violators will be ejected for all week from the event.

    Abuse toward any USSSA Member which includes, Directors, UIC’S, Umpires, Gate workers or any park staff member.

    Park rules:

    No Pets allowed inside any parks

    No Alcohol allowed inside parks

    No tobacco usage inside any parks. This includes chewing and vaping.

    A team cooler is allowed only at all parks.

    No overnight RV Parking allowed at any facility.

    No opening burning allowed

    We thank you for choosing Evansville, Indiana as your choice of your USSSA Nationals for 2024. We hope you enjoy your time while in Evansville, Please let us know if we can help you on your visit.

    Thanks,

    Tim Foster

    Indiana USSSA Great Lakes Nationals

  • Admission

    Admission for games:  We will be set up all day on Monday to allow you to purchase your weekly Bands. They will also be sold daily. 

    Adults or age of 10 or older

    Weekly $40

    Daily:   $20

    Seniors: 62 years or older

    Weekly $20

    Daily:   $10

    Children:

    10 and under free

    Players free

    Three coaches free. Coaches will get bands at coaches meetings.

    All bands must be worn at all times. Failing to wear them can result in being removed from the park.

    Sharing bands will get you removed for the entire event.

     

  • Additional Note

    Opening ceremonies and activities will be held on Monday:

    Skills Competition:           Deaconess park 10:00AM to 2:00PM

    USSSA Pride Camp:       Deaconess Park 9:00AM-1:00PM

    Coaches Meeting:           Location TBA 2:30 PM-3:30PM Check in 2:00-2:30

    Parade:                           LIne-up at Deaconess Park 4:00PM PM- Walk to begin at 4:15PM

    Location for lining up will be announced,

    Welcoming :                    Evansville Mayor- CVB-USSSA Special Guest TBA

    Award ceremonies:         Skills competition winners will be announced at the end of the parade

    Theme:                           TBA

    Ride and Games:             10:00AM to 3:00PM All kids are welcome

    Pin trading will be allowed any time during Monday’s events. 

    USSSA Pride games will be played at Otters Field.

    Monday         7PM

    Tuesday        7PM

    Wednesday   7PM

    On-Site Vendors at Opening ceremonies confirmed:

    Team IP :                     You tournament apparel provider will be there all week

    Dudley Softball

    BowNet

    D Bats

    Tournament Central

    Tournament Photographer: TBA Will be on Site Tuesday-Friday

Tournament Division

Division Entry Fee Gate Fee Max Entries Teams
Entered
Game
Guarantee
Format

Event Ballparks

Venue Name Address Maps link
Newburgh Sports Complex 5433 Vann Road, Newburgh, IN, 47630 Open in Maps
Deaconess Sports Park 6800 N Green River Road, Evansville, IN, 47725 Open in Maps
Newman Park 1020 Sand Lane, Henderson, KY, 42420 Open in Maps
Jack C. Fisher Park 3900 W. 5th St, Owensboro, KY, 42301 Open in Maps
Venue Name
Newburgh Sports Complex
Address
5433 Vann Road, Newburgh, IN, 47630
Venue Name
Deaconess Sports Park
Address
6800 N Green River Road, Evansville, IN, 47725
Venue Name
Newman Park
Address
1020 Sand Lane, Henderson, KY, 42420
Venue Name
Jack C. Fisher Park
Address
3900 W. 5th St, Owensboro, KY, 42301

Event Lodging

Note: If you don't know which venue you'll be playing at and want to book in advance, click here to find hotels that are geographically centered between all venues.

Venue Name Address Dates Details
Newburgh Sports Complex 5433 Vann Road, Newburgh, IN, 47630 Jul 8-13 Find Hotels
Deaconess Sports Park 6800 N Green River Road, Evansville, IN, 47725 Jul 8-13 Find Hotels
Newman Park 1020 Sand Lane, Henderson, KY, 42420 Jul 8-13 Find Hotels
Jack C. Fisher Park 3900 W. 5th St, Owensboro, KY, 42301 Jul 8-13 Find Hotels
Venue Name
Newburgh Sports Complex
Address
5433 Vann Road, Newburgh, IN, 47630
Dates
Jul 8-13
Venue Name
Deaconess Sports Park
Address
6800 N Green River Road, Evansville, IN, 47725
Dates
Jul 8-13
Venue Name
Newman Park
Address
1020 Sand Lane, Henderson, KY, 42420
Dates
Jul 8-13
Venue Name
Jack C. Fisher Park
Address
3900 W. 5th St, Owensboro, KY, 42301
Dates
Jul 8-13

Event Updates

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Welcome to the USSSA 2024 Great Lakes Nationals in Evansville, Indiana. If you are a repeat team, then welcome back. If you are a new team playing in our Nationals, then we welcome you. We thank you for choosing Indiana USSSA Great lakes Nationals.

The following is the event itinerary for the event and information you will need to know:

Become friends with us on Facebook at Indiana USSSA Great Lakes Nationals Facebook page. We will update all information through this Facebook page leading up to the event.

Event host: Indiana USSSA Fastpitch

Payment:

Payment must be paid at least two weeks prior to start date of event which is June 24th.

Please make payment on line through the USSSA System.

Tournament Director: Tim Foster Office 812-379-9001 Cell 812-350-5129 Email: [email protected]

Tournament UIC/Director Deaconess Park  Chad Roach 217-304-2919 email [email protected]

Newburgh Director:                        Rich Day:            812-374-2250 or 812-621-0138

Newman Park Director?:                 Darrin Brooks:    812-343-2579

Hotel info link: https://hotels.sitesearchllc.net/group-event?id=72450

Venues:

Deaconess Park:                             4300 Heckel Road Evansville, Indiana 4772 

Newburgh Lassie League Park:      5433 Vann Road Newburgh Indiana 47630

William Newman Park:                    1020 Sand Lane Henderson, Ky 47420

Event Format:

This is a 5 game guarantee. Three pool into double elimination bracket or two pool into 3 game bracket

Pool play Tuesday

Pool play Wednesday Possible bracket play may start late Wednesday if needed.

Bracket Thursday

Bracket Friday

Championship games Saturday 

Time Limited of games:

Pool play: 75 minutes. Complete the inning. Can end in a tie

Bracket:   75 minutes finish the inning and must have a winner

Teams need to be prepared to play 20 minutes prior to their game time except for the first game of the day.

Tournament info/Rules

All rules are under USSSA rules:

Teams may bat entire roster.

DP/Flex can be used.

Courtesy runner is a sub if you have one. If no sub then last completed at bat.

Protest fees: $150 cash

Any coach ejected will be ejected for the max of one game plus the game they are coaching in. If deemed the coach could be suspended for an extra game.

Roster info:

All rosters put be on line no later than 72 hours prior to start of the event on Monday.

All rosters must be approved through your state director and national host director.

Seeded info 

Pool plays will be seeded and teams will be seeded into bracket on how they do in bracket play.

Points for seeding will be off games ending of week June 23rd. 

Opening ceremonies and activities will be held on Monday:

Skills Competition:           Deaconess park 10:00AM to 2:00PM

USSSA Pride Camp:       Deaconess Park 9:00AM-1:00PM

Coaches Meeting:           Location TBA 2:30 PM-3:30PM Check in 2:00-2:30

Parade:                           LIne-up at Deaconess Park 4:00PM PM- Walk to begin at 4:15PM 

                                        Location for lining up will be announced,

Welcoming :                    Evansville Mayor- CVB-USSSA Special Guest TBA

Award ceremonies:         Skills competition winners will be announced at the end of the parade

Theme:                           TBA

Ride and Games:             10:00AM to 3:00PM All kids are welcome

Pin trading will be allowed any time during Monday's events. 

USSSA Pride games will be played at Otters Field.

Monday         7PM

Tuesday        7PM

Wednesday 7PM

On-Site Vendors at Opening ceremonies confirmed:

Team IP :                     You tournament apparel provider will be there all week

Dudley Softball

BowNet

D Bats

Tournament Central

Tournament Photographer: TBA Will be on Site Tuesday-Friday

Rain out line: 812-350-3272: Emails will also be sent out along with the Great Lakes Facebook page updated.

If case of inclement weather: The Director has the option to change the format which includes but not limited to:

1. Number of games to be played:

2, Cancel any un-played pool play games and seed bracket on games played.

3. Dropping time limits to lower playing time.

4. Shortening number of innings to be played.

5. Dropping losers bracket.

Sunday is a makeup day for bracket games only. If rain occurs in pool play those games will not be made up.

Zero Tolerance Policy:

USSSA will not allow for their staff to be abused, which includes verbal abuse. Violators will be ejected for all week from the event.

Abuse toward any USSSA Member which includes, Directors, UIC'S, Umpires, Gate workers or any park staff member. 

Admission for games:  We will be set up all day on Monday to allow you to purchase your weekly Bands. They will also be sold daily. 

Adults or age of 10 or older   

Weekly $40

Daily:   $20

Seniors: 62 years or older

Weekly $20

Daily:   $10

Children:

10 and under free 

Players free

Three coaches free. Coaches will get bands at coaches meetings.

All bands must be worn at all times. Failing to wear them can result in being removed from the park. 

Sharing bands will get you removed for the entire event.

Park rules:

No Pets allowed inside any parks

No Alcohol allowed inside parks

No tobacco usage inside any parks. This includes chewing and vaping.

A team cooler is allowed only at all parks.

No overnight RV Parking allowed at any facility.

No opening burning allowed

We thank you for choosing Evansville, Indiana as your choice of your USSSA Nationals for 2024. We hope you enjoy your time while in Evansville, Please let us know if we can help you on your visit.

Thanks,

Tim Foster

Indiana USSSA Great Lakes Nationals

                                           

      

November 01, 2023 - 04:18pm

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