Florida Point Challenge
FLORIDA ISA STATE RANKINGS
In order to recognize the teams that are doing well, Florida ISA will start a State Ranking Symstem based on points awarded as listed below. At the end of each quarter the team leading in the rankings will recieve a new bat. At the end of the year the top ranked team will get 12 monogrammed Championship Jackets. Teams must play in a minimum of three tournaments in a quarter to be eligible for the quarterly prize and ten tournaments total to be eligible for the over all award. Teams must play in 12 tournament total for overall award. Any teams that forfiets or submits a bad check will be docked 100 points for that event.
Team must have complete address with an active email address to be eligible for quarterly awards.
Effective April 1st, 2013: Ant team that travels over 100 miles will recieve 10 travel points
8 teams or less = 5 points
9 - 12 teams = 10 points
13 - 15 teams = 15 points
16 + teams = 20 points
Winter Nationals/Super NIT's & States = 25 points
Points per Win
8 teams or less = 1 point per win
9 - 12 teams = 2 points per win
13 - 15 teams = 3 points per win
16 + teams = 4 points per win
Winter Nationals/Super NIT's & States = 5 points per win
On all qualifiers, teams will get 1 point per place for the total amount of teams entered. Example: If there are 12 teams entered, first place will get 12 points, second - 11 points, third - 10 points and so on.
On all other tournaments, such as Winter Nationals, NIT's, Super NIT's, Regionals and States, teams will get double the placement points
Any team that plays up will get 10 bonus points
FLORIDA GENERAL PLAYING RULES
RULES & INFORMATION
All rosters and fees must be turned in prior to your first game. All players must appear on the roster and sign the roster. Teams Roster may change up till the state tournament at which time they are frozen. Any player moving from one team to another after this date must have a release form signed by the old coavh. All starting players can reenter twice. You can start with 9 players. Two extra batters can be used; any 10 can go in on defense. Teams may bat 12 players. No player may appear on two roster in the same event
Base Burglar must be designated prior to the game & must be listed on the line up card. He can be used as a runner once per inning for any player. If that player gets to bat more than once in the same inning the base burglar may run each time. If the BB becomes a positioned player, the right to have a BB is lost. Base runners are allowed to steal bases, but can only attempt to steal after the ball hits the ground or crosses home plate.
ISA has a 3 ball; 2 strike count. The batter us out and the ball is dead on the first foul ball after two (2) strikes.
The pitching arc is 4 feet to 10 feet. The pitcher has 3 seconds to release the pitch after his toe touches the rubber or after the umpire indicated “play ball”.
Run Rule: .15 runs after 3 innings, 12 runs after 4 innings and 10 runs after 5 innngs
Homerun limit –Gold-( 4 HR then outs), Silver (2 HR, then inning ending outs), Bronze ( 1HR then inning ending outs). All homerun balls are hit and sit.
Questioning of balls or strikes called by the umpire will not be tolerated. One warning will be given per team. On the second offense, the offending player or member of the team will be ejected. They must leave the immediate playing area. All players and coaches will be ejected for the entire tournament for any aggressive action taken against another player, umpire, and/or ISA Official.
Boom Boxes/ Radios or artificial noise makers such as but not limited to ( drums, airhorns or other devises that projects loud noises and which may distract from your game and or other games at the complex are not allowed. )
ISA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE & CONFINSCARE ANY BAT AT ANY TIME
ANY BAT THAT IS TAKEN AND TESTED ON SITE THAT DOES NOT PASS WILL BE SENT OFF TO THE MANUFACTUER AND THAT PLAYER WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE REST OPF THE TOURNAMENT IMMEDIATELY.ANY TEAM THAT DROPS FROM A TOURNAMENT AFTER DRAW IS PUBLISHED OR NO SHOW WILL BE LIABLE FOR UP TO THE ENTIRE ENTRY FEE