Tournament Note

• The only Team Check-In requirement is to verify that your team insurance is in force. A copy of your insurance can be emailed to before 6:00 PM on the Friday before the event. If a copy is not emailed, please check your team in prior to your 1st game at the table in the common area.


Courtesy Runners
• Courtesy Runner should be used at all times for Pitchers and Catchers to speed up play
• Courtesy Runner must come from the bench (any player not in game) or last batted out (in that order).
• Courtesy Runner(s) must be different for pitcher and catcher within the same inning.

Player Line Ups:
• Teams may choose to bat up to entire roster if they would like to. There will be unlimited defensive substitutions if batting entire line-up.
• DP/FLEX rule may also be used in addition to the EP above and will follow USA Softball Rules

Game Length & Time:
• Home team decided by coin flip. The team that traveled furthest distance will call.
• Seven (7) Inning games for 12U, 14U & 16/18U / Six (6) inning games for 10U
• No new inning may begin after 1 hr 20 m WITH 1 hr 30 m FINISH THE BATTER
• Games can end in a tie. If time permits use International Tie Breaker.

Run Ahead Rule
12 runs after 3 innings; 10 runs after 4 innings; 8 runs after 5 innings

NJ Heat 2023 Fall Friendly to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Sep 16 - 17, 2023
Howell, NJ
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