The 4th Annual
KICKS 4 KIDS KICKBALL TOURNAMENT
Sun, Aug 20th 2017
Registration opens online on Wed, August 2nd at 12pm (noon) and closes on Thurs, Aug 10th at
12pm noon (Extended till 9pm) (or until full). Registration will take place on KLOR's website at http://www.RocKickball.net; following the close of it's fall season registration.
Tournament max of 18 teams - team counts may be increased; demand and logistics permitting.
12 players per team recommended (Any number of shirts over 12 will be manually billed to the team at $10 each)
The total cost of the Kicks 4 Kids Kickball tournament per team is $300. The Team Captain will register a team with at least a minimum of a (non-refundable) deposit of $25. The team captain will then receive e-mail links to their team portal, fundraising portal, and the link to submit the team's t-shirt order. Each player is required to sign the online waiver for the team. This waiver will also act as the official player roster for the tournament. Team players can additionally make their per player payment (as directed by their captain) in the online portal. The team t-shirt order will be due ASAP and must be in no later than Thurs, 8/10 by 9pm, as we will need to place the printing order for all of the t-shirts early on the following morning. Teams who do not submit a team order by the due date will have an unchangeable order of 2 smalls, 6 mediums, 3 larges, & 1 XL shirts (totaling 12 shirts) submitted on their behalf. Total team fee should be paid in full by 11:59pm on Wed, 8/16.
Group Play (3 game guarantee), followed by single elimination bracket (you are guaranteed to complete 3 games).
After 3 games for each team, the top 6 teams are seeded into a single elimination bracket. The top 6 teams will be determined by Win% first, with tie breakers of RA first, then RF as required (no head to head considered), however, the top 6 teams will be seeded by largest charity donation first, then Win%, RA, and finally RF. Donation cut off for seeding will happen by the start of the final group play round.
Tournament/Bracket Champions: Will receive a Kickball League of Rochester "Tournamant of Champions" sized trophy.
Charitable Champions: Will receive a team prize pack to a local establishment (TBD) for a fun filled night out with your team (up to 12 players).
Additional prizes pending.
Teams in the tournament have the option to raise an additional donation for NCMEC. Upon registration, each team will get access to an online team fundraising portal. This portal can be shared to friends and family to help with NCMEC's fight to keep children safer from abduction and exploitation. The team with the highest amount raised will receive an the honors of Charitable Champions, in-addition to increasing their chances of a higher seed number if they advance into the top 6 teams.
Games will follow the Kickball League of Rochester 2017 Rules and playoff/championship stipulations.
Teams are required to field a minimum of 3 females in each game and wear their appropriate tournament t-shirts.
All games will take place at Genesee Valley Park (GVP Main Fields).
Group Play games will last for a total of 5 completed innings. Home & Away teams for group play will be determined by a ball toss from pitchers area to home plate. If the home team leads in the middle of the 5th inning, the game will be over. If there is a tie at the end of the 5th inning, teams will refer to the 2017 KLOR Rules regarding challenges for a final "run" to determine a winner.
Due to time constraints, there will be no extra or overtime innings during group play.
The final (6) bracketed teams will be allowed overtime/extra innings and games will last a standard 7 innings - There will be no mercy rule enforced during the bracketed games.
Seeds #1 & #2 will receive a 1 game BYE in the bracket.
Shirts colors will be chosen by the captain on a first-come basis.
REGISTRATION COST INCLUDES:
A minimum of (3) games.
Lined game fields; complete with referees, bases, cones and the standard 8.5 inch game kickballs.
12 team t-shirts (additional shirts are $10 each)
Trophy for Championship Team
CHECK-IN / GAME START:
Tournament check-in and t-shirt pick up will take place the morning of the tournament (Sun, Aug 20th), where captains will receive the team's t-shirts and additional tournament information.
Captain check-in begins as early as 8:30am, Teams should all be on premise by 9:00am. First games are schedule to begin at 9:15am on Sun Aug 20th.; some teams may not start play till 10:00am
Any team who backs out after the t-shirt due date or is a no-show on the day of the event will not be offered a refund. Those registration costs will turn into a full donation to NAMEC (minus t-shirt costs).
PARKING, RESTROOMS, ETC:
Players and attendees will have access to most of the Park's parking lots and restrooms. Teams are encouraged to Carry-In & Carry-Out any of their trash to assist NCMEC volunteers with park/event clean-up. Teams are welcome to bring their own beverages; following all Monroe County Park Rules (including the KLOR enforced of no glass and no draught containers).