Cooperstown Baseball World

TOURNAMENT OUTLINE

2017 SEASON

PRICE:
$900 Per Player and/or Per Coach
CBW Approved Umpire Required.
No Umpire Fee: $900/team

AGES:
12U, 13U, 14U, 15U & 16U

LODGING:
Dormitory at SUNY-College at Oneonta (2 players per room, 2 coaches per team (minimum) as monitors - Resident Hall monitors, Security Office in next building, Infirmary in Dormitory

BOARD:
3 meals per day provided by CBW catering service (Box meal if playing during meal time)

FIELDS

Three CBW Fields at SUNY Oneonta
Two - Dimensions: 220-220-220
One - Dimensions: 275-300-275
Used for 11U & 12U age division

Two CBW Fields at SUNY-Oneonta & Neahwa Park
SUCO campus field dimensions: 275-300-275
Neahwa Park field dimensions: 325-375-325
Used for 13U age division

SUNY-Oneonta University Field (on campus across from dorms)
Dimensions: 330-330-330
14U, 15U & 16U tournaments

Damaschke Field (Five minutes from the campus in Neahwa Park)
Former home of the Detroit Tigers Class A affiliate in the NYP League
Dimensions: 352-406-350
14U, 15U & 16U tournaments

OHS Field (Five minutes from the campus on East Street)
Home of the Oneonta Yellow Jackets High School team
Dimensions: 350-400-350
14U, 15U & 16U tournaments

RULES

Major League rules with some modifications (see rules sheet)
11U: Base paths: 70 ft. Pitching Mound: 50ft.
12U: Base paths: 70 ft. Pitching Mound: 50ft.
13U: Base paths: 80 ft. Pitching Mound: 56ft.
14U-16U: Base paths: 90 ft. Pitching Mound: 60ft., 6 inches

UNIFORMS:
Each team must bring its own uniform(s) and equipment - we want you to wear your own uniform with pride representing your team, league, city, and state.

UMPIRES:
Each team is asked to bring an umpire with them. Applications for prospective umpires are on our website under the "Umpire's Tent".

"SCOUTS TRYOUT"
On Saturday night after your arrival and check-in, we will have a "SCOUTS TRYOUT" whereby we will be conducting the same skill tests that they use at professional tryouts: dash around the bases for 12U or 60 yd dash for 13U and older; pitcher’s, catcher’s and outfield throws for accuracy, an infield throw for velocity and a Home Run Derby as the final event; each participant gets three swings!

FORMAT:
10 to 12 team maximum (minimum tournament size is 6)
All teams play a minimum of eight games (weather permitting)
Teams are put into one of two pools.

POOL PLAY

Each team plays 5 pools games (the day you only have 1 game is also your day to visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame)

Sunday -- 1 or 2 Pool Games
Monday -- 1 or 2 Pool Games
Tuesday -- 1 or 2 Pool Games



SINGLE ELIMINATION TOURNAMENT
Seeding for the tournament is based upon the team records in pool play.

Wednesday Morning 4 lowest seeded teams play - winners move on to play the top 4 seeded teams

Wednesday Morning 4 remaining teams play in first round (seeds 3-6)

Wednesday Afternoon 4 Early Morning Winners Play Seeds 1 - 4

Four Losing Teams from the morning start the consolation bracket

Thurs. Morning Semi- Finals (4 Teams)

Thursday Late Morning Consolation Games

Thursday Afternoon Consolation Finals

Thursday Afternoon 3rd Place Game

Thursday Evening CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

Following Championship Game: AWARDS PRESENTATIONS

Friday Morning -- Rain Date / Check-Out (BY NOON)

PACKAGE AMENITIES
Eight games (weather permitting)
Individual Skills Competitions with awards
Six Nights of Lodging in College Dormitories
All meals provided by CBW (Saturday Evening through Thursday afternoon)
Shuttle Buses provided to and from games
Use of Indoor Pool
Passes to the National Baseball Hall of Fame
CBW National Youth Hall of Fame Ring
CBW Gift Cap from New Era
CBW Trading Pin
CBW Water Bottle

CBW will offer other events for participants, outside of the tournament play.
These events include:
Tour of the National Baseball Hall of Fame
Pin Trading
Possible Attendance at Oneonta Minor League Game(s)

Other activities in the area your team may choose to participate in on their own:
On Campus Basketball Courts
On Campus Volleyball Courts
On Campus Tennis Courts
Wiffle Ball Games
Local Town Swimming Pool
Nearby Movie Theaters
Visit to the Cooperstown Bat Company
Indoor Pool