12th Annual ISSA Winter Nationals
Virginia Beach – Ring Tournament
October 4-6, 2019
Virginia Beach, Virginia USA
ALL DIVISION CHAMPIONS WILL RECEIVE RINGS
The 2019 ISSA Winter National Championships (www.seniorsoftball.org)
October 4-6, (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
Princess Anne Sports Complex, City View Park and other venues
It is estimated that 60 to 80 teams from throughout the United States will be attending to compete for the National Championship in their division.
Admission to all venues is FREE.
No charge for parking, adequate parking is available at the parks.
A Managers Check-In will be on Thursday night, October 3 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM location Days Inn at the Beach, 1000 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451. A team representative should check-in their team and pick up tournament information . ISSA Staff will be available to discuss the event and answer questions (no formal meeting).
Friday during preliminary play at the ball park, teams check-in together. Photo IDs (drivers license) are needed for the player check-in.
The tournament staff will place the teams in brackets and prepare the preliminary schedule which will be posted on the website approximately three days prior to the tournament. The preliminary game record will be used to seed your team into the double elimination finals. The exact format will depend on the number of teams in each division.
October 4 , the games may begin at 8:00AM on Friday at each venue. Most divisions will end on Sunday afternoon and the Awards Ceremony will immediately follow the final game. (Some smaller divisions could conclude on Saturday)
9114 I-Beam Lane, Manassas, VA 20110
Teams should complete the Online Entry and pay the Entry Fee before the tournament closes. The event will close when the number of paid entries reaches the field capacity or August 23 whichever comes first. (No Exceptions) NOTE: The field capacity at Virginia Beach is 65 teams.
The ISSA Roster must be submitted online for this event. The printable roster waiver form should be turned in at the team check-in. Submit the Waiver Form unsigned and the players will sign when checking in at the tournament. Since this is a Winter National, players who will be eligible for the team in 2020 are eligible to play in this event.
Divisions of Play
Teams will be placed in skill level divisions based on their ISSA Rating and verified by the tournament staff. Divisions are planned for AA, AAA, Major and Major Plus in each age classification for men. Divisions could be combined for preliminary play but ALL teams will be given the opportunity to play for their rated division championship against similar rated teams. Competition will be included for senior Women’s teams beginning at 40 and over and Men’s Masters beginning at 40 and over. Men’s Masters will begin play on Saturday, October 5.
The entry fee for all classifications is $550.00.
T-shirts and other apparel will be for sale at each venue. Other merchandise and equipment will also be available at the tournament.