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News related to the 2008 tournament.

NFCA Membership Benefits

With an NFCA memebership, you'll receive the following benefits:

COLLEGE COACHES

  • 12 issues of the NFCA's own newspaper - Fastpitch Delivery
  • Special access to members-only area on the NFCA Web Site, including Drill Search, an easy way to find drills and coaching articles for your everyday need
  • Player Awards - Players are eligible for All-American, Scholar-Athlete and other field awards
  • Coach Awards - Coaching staffs are eligible for regional and national coaching staff of the year
  • Annual copies of the NFCA Directory and Calendar (sent every December)
  • Special discounts in the NFCA Web Store on videos, audios, books, softball equipment, clothes and more
  • Discounted prices to the NFCA National Convention and the National Fastpitch Coaches College courses
  • Representation of ideas to educational and softball governing bodies, and numerous networking opportunities
  • Teams are eligible for Leadoff Classic tournaments, administered by the NFCA

TRAVEL BALL COACHES

  • 12 issues of the NFCA's own newspaper - Fastpitch Delivery
  • Special access to members-only area on the NFCA Web Site, including Drill Search, an easy way to find drills and coaching articles for your everyday need
  • Liability insurance coverage
  • Coach Awards - Coaching staffs are eligible for national coaching staff of the year awards, and head coaches will be honered for reaching win plateaus
  • Annual copies of the NFCA Directory and Calendar (sent every December)
  • Special discounts in the NFCA Web Store on videos, audios, books, softball equipment, clothes and more
  • Discounted prices to the NFCA National Convention and the National Fastpitch Coaches College courses
  • Representation of ideas to educational and softball governing bodies, and numerous networking opportunities

HIGH SCHOOL COACHES

  • 12 issues of the NFCA's own newspaper - Fastpitch Delivery
  • Special access to members-only area on the NFCA Web Site, including Drill Search, an easy way to find drills and coaching articles for your everyday need
  • Player Awards - Players are eligible for All-American, Scholar-Athlete and other field awards
  • Coach Awards - Coaching staffs are eligible for regional and national coaching staff of the year
  • Annual copies of the NFCA Directory and Calendar (sent every December)
  • Special discounts in the NFCA Web Store on videos, audios, books, softball equipment, clothes and more
  • Discounted prices to the NFCA National Convention and the National Fastpitch Coaches College courses
  • Representation of ideas to educational and softball governing bodies, and numerous networking opportunities


AFFILIATE MEMBERS

  • 12 issues of the NFCA's own newspaper - Fastpitch Delivery
  • Special access to members-only area on the NFCA Web Site, including Drill Search, an easy way to find drills and coaching articles for your everyday need
  • Annual copies of the NFCA Directory and Calendar (sent every December)
  • Special discounts in the NFCA Web Store on videos, audios, books, softball equipment, clothes and more
  • Discounted prices to the NFCA National Convention and the National Fastpitch Coaches College courses
  • Representation of ideas to educational and softball governing bodies, and numerous networking opportunities
  • For umpire affiliates, liability and medical insurance coverage

For more information, send an e-mail to nfca@nfca.org

ACTIVE MEMBERS
Head Coach NCAA Division I: $160.00
Head Coach NCAA Division II & III: $110.00
Head Coach NAIA, NJCAA/JC, Cal JC, High School: $70.00
Head Coach Travel Ball/Summer TEam: $70.00
Assistant Coach College, JC, HS, Travel/Summer: $70.00

AFFILIATE MEMBERS
Former Coaches: $60.00
Business/Clubs: $60.00
Umpires: $60.00
Noncoaching Members: $60.00
International Members: $85.00

Note: $35 of each member's yearly dues pay for a subscription to Fastpitch Delivery

To join the NFCA online, please click below:

https://secure.nfca-services.org/new/addmember.asp

Tournament Information: 

2017 NFCA EXCEL Camp

We are pleased to announce that an NFCA EXCEL Camp is coming to Columbus on Thursday July 6, 2017 at:

Fred Beekman Park
The Ohio State University Campus
2200 Carmack Road
Columbus, OH 43210

The Ohio Stingrays Showcase will follow on Friday July 7, 2017 at OSU Fred Beekman Park and at Hilliard Municipal Park which is located 20 minutes west of the Ohio State campus area.

The NFCA camp registration form must be completed online. Registration will stay open until the camp is full. Please go to  https://nfcaevents.org/nfca-camps/excel-ohio-stingrays.php  to complete the registration form. Athletes must have completed the 7th grade. Eligible HS graduation years are 2022-2017.

NFCA Logo

Participation in this NFCA EXCEL Camp is an outstanding way to showcase softball talent to a large cross-section of college coaches. In a camp setting, coaches get to see lots of repetitions at the defensive position and double digit swings at the plate. It guarantees that coaches see athletes field, throw, and hit, in case these opportunities don't present themselves in a game situation.

In this NFCA EXCEL CAMP, athletes will be provided both hitting and defensive instruction by college coaches. Defensively, athletes will select their position of choice for this intense, unique learning opportunity. From there, they will rotate to hitting and base running. In the afternoon session, ALL athletes will compete in games coaches by the college coaches working the camp. The list of colleges that will be participating in the on-field portion of this camp is:

Ashland University
Ball State University
Kent State University
Illinois Wesleyan University
Miami University
Northern Kentucky University
University of Kentucky
University of Notre Dame
Ohio University
The Ohio State University

The camp schedule is as follows:
Warm-up (to be completed on your own): 8:00 am to 8:45 am
College Coach Instruction (Hitting, Base Running, Position Play): 9:00 am to noon
Competitive Games and Educational Q&A: 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Athletes do not have to be playing in the Ohio Stingrays Showcase to be able to participate in the NFCA camp.

Please remember that this NFCA EXCEL Camp is administered by the NFCA, not the Ohio Stingrays Showcase staff.

Address all of your camp questions to:
Jamie Hazel
502-409-4600
Jamie@nfca.org

Tournament Information: 

Showcase T-Shirts

Once again, as part of the 2017 Ohio Stingrays Showcase, we are offering the chance for competing teams to be able to pre-order the showcase shirt. This enables the athletes (and parents) of the teams to be able to get the size shirt and color that they would like. The shirts have always sold out at the tournament. The cost will be $??.00 per shirt and they will be bagged for teams to be able to pick them up at the check-in stations at Fred Beekman Park, Coffey Road Park, Pickerington Central High School, Pickerington North High School, and Hilliard Municipal Park.

The distinctively designed shirts will have a unique 17th anniversary showcase logo on the front and all of the attending teams on the back of the shirt. You can pre-order either Youth or Adult sizes. Only Adult sizes will be available at the showcase. Also, ???? is available by pre-order only - this color will not be available at the showcase.

The attached order form (below sample images) and a check need to be received at the address shown on the order form by June ??.

Thank you very much for your order!

 

Tournament Information: 

Player Safety Information

First-aid supplies (band-aids, wraps, ice, etc.) will be available through certified athletic trainers at all playing sites to deal with minor scrapes and bruises suffered while playing. While we truly hope that your team has the safest playing and viewing experience possible, there will be 911 for and serious injuries or medical issues. There are two major hospitals within minutes of the Fred Beekman Park and the Coffey Road Park playing sites: 

Riverside Methodist Hospital
3535 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43214-3908
(614) 566-5000

The Ohio State University Medical Center
410 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1240
(800) 293-5123

There is an urgent care center within minutes of the Pickerington Central & North playing sites:

America's Urgent Care Center
1797 Hill Road North
Pickerington, OH 43147-7996
(614) 755-6370

There is an urgent care center located just inside of Hilliard Municipal Park:

Hometown Urgent Care
5677 Scioto Darby Road
Hilliard, OH 43026-1336

If you are using GPS, your starting points would be:

Fred Beekman Park
2200 Carmack Road
Columbus, OH 43210-1003

Coffey Road Park
2027 Coffey Road Park
Columbus, OH 43210-1043

Pickerington Central Softball Complex
300 Opportunity Way
Pickerington, OH 43147-1296

Pickerington North Softball Complex
7800 Refugee Road
Pickerington, OH 43147-7987

Hilliard Municipal Park
3800 Veterans Memorial Drive
Hilliard, OH 43026-9998

Mapquest directions from each starting point to each medical facility can be downloaded below. 

 

 

Tournament Information: 

2012 College Coach Attendance

Following is a list of the (93) coaches from (68) colleges and universities that attended the 2012 showcase - many thanks to the athletes and their coaches that made this possible:

1. Ashland University (OH)
Sheila Gulas - Head Coach

2. Indiana University of Pennsylvania (PA)
Bill Graham - Head Coach

3. Grand Valley State University (MI)
Dana Callihan - Assistant Coach

4. Bethany College (WV)
Jan Forsty - Head Coach
Kristen McGaughey - Assistant Coach

5. Denison University (OH)
Brian ledford - Assistant Coach

6. Baldwin Wallace University (OH)
Gary Saunders - Assistant Coach

7. Marietta College (OH)
Jeanne Arbuckle - Head Coach
Jenn Castle - Assistant Coach

8. Robert Morris University (PA)
Craig Coleman - Head Coach
Jaci Timko - Assistant Coach

9. Bowling Green State University (OH)
Shannon Salsburg - Head Coach
Lani Shaffer - Assistant Coach
Monica Wright - Assistant Coach

10. Urbana University (OH)
Danielle Lowe - Head Coach

11. University of Mount Union (OH)
Sandy Douglas - Head Coach
Ed Vargo - Assistant Coach

12. Ohio Dominican University (OH)
Marcella Vanlandingham - Head Coach
Shannon St. Clair - Assistant Coach

13. Kent State University (OH)
Karen Linder - Head Coach
Jexx Varner - Assistant Coach

14. Ohio Wesleyan University (OH)
Cassie Cunningham

15. Indiana Institute of Technology (IN)
Becky Norris - Head Coach
Lloydene Searle - Assistant Coach

16. Tiffin University (OH)
Jeff Nickerson - Head Coach
Casey Hanes - Assistant Coach

17. Manhattan College (NY)
Bridget Hurlman - Assistant Coach

18. Sinclair Community College (OH)
Steve Beachler - Head Coach

19. Youngstown State University (OH)
Brian Campbell - Head Coach
Tiffany Patteson - Assistant Coach

20. Otterbein University (OH)
Christine Steines - Head Coach
Liz Allum - Assistant Coach

21. Butler University (IN)
Scott Hall - Head Coach

22. Lewis University (IL)
Sara Somogyi - Assistant Coach

23. Hillsdale College (MI)
Joe Abraham - Head Coach
Erin Porter - Assistant Coach

24. Muskingum University (OH)
Kari Hoying - Head Coach
Ashley Price - Assistant Coach

25. Saint Francis University (PA)
Kelly Miller - Assistant Coach

26. Hanover College (IN)
Megan Carlton - Head Coach

27. Ave Maria University (FL)
Tim Speakman - Head Coach
Kevin Scott - Assistant Coach

28. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IN)
Amanda Rivera - Head Coach

29. Concord University (WV)
Alisa Tasler - Head Coach

30. Miami University (OH)
Amanda Buchholz - Assistant Coach

31. University of Akron (OH)
Julie Jones - Head Coach
Julie Pratt - Assistant Coach

32. Morehead State University (KY)
Jennifer Giles - Assistant Coach

33. Ohio University (OH)
Jenna Hall - Assistant Coach

34. Kentucky Wesleyan College (KY)
Miles Mallette - Head Coach

35. Transylvania University (KY)
Kim Tackett - Head Coach
Jodi Stevens - Assistant Coach

36. Lake Erie College (OH)
Kristin Hall - Head Coach

37. Wright State University (OH)
Dave Brittingham - Assistant Coach
Dawnjene DeLong - Assistant Coach

38. Thiel College (PA)
Stephanie Smith - Assistant Coach

39. Salem International University (WV)

Steve Potts - Head Coach

40. Southern University (LA)
Mark Mattox - Head Coach

41. Mount Aloysius College (PA)
Rick Bicke - Head Coach

42. Fairmont State University (WV)
Rick Wade - Head Coach
Brad Campbell - Assistant Coach

43. Northern Kentucky University (KY)

Kathy Stewart - Head Coach
Chip Gregg - Assistant Coach

44. West Liberty University (WV)
James Bacca - Head Coach

45. University of Charleston (WV)
Ray Loeser - Head Coach

46. Alverno College (WI)
Kristin Ortman - Head Coach

47. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (IN)
Brian Shearer - Head Coach

48. Georgetown College (KY)
Thomas Thorton - Head Coach
Bryan Johnson - Assistant Coach

49. Defiance College (OH)
Jodie Holava - Head Coach
Kaycee Butt - Assistant Coach

50. Adelphi University (NY)
Betsy White - Assistant Coach

51. Trine University (IN)
Brittney Stensland - Assistant Coach
Dennis Smith - Assistant Coach

52. Chatham University (PA)
Brittany Leslie - Assistant Coach

53. Grove City College (PA)
Chelle Fuss - Head Coach

54. Valparaiso University (IN)
Katheryn Boldt - Assistant Coach

55. Indiana University (IN)
Becky Keogh - Assistant Coach

56. University of Kentucky (KY)

Rachel Lawson - Head Coach

57. Willmington College (OH)
Beth Floyd - Head Coach
Gina Schneider - Assistant Coach

58. University of Northwestern Ohio (OH)
Tracy Coffman - Head Coach
Tom Riepenhoff - Assistant Coach

59. The Ohio State University (OH)

Kelly Schoenly - Head Coach

60. Glenville State College (WV)
Mandy Sansbury - Head Coach
Rich Sansbury - Assistant Coach

61. University of Rio Grande (OH)
Amber Bowman - Assistant Coach

62. University of Dayton (OH)
Kara LaPlaca - Head Coach

63. University of Indianapolis (IN)
melissa Frost-Fisher - Head Coach

64. Pennsylvania State University (PA)
Robin Petrini - Head Coach

65. The College of Wooster (OH)
Bob Lance - Assistant Coach

66. Thomas More College (KY)
Lindsay bramhall - Head Coach

67. Franklin College (IN)
Butch Zike - Head Coach

68. Cleveland State University (OH)

Angie Nicholson - Head Coach

 

Tournament Information: 

2013 Ohio USA/ASA Qualifiers

Following is a listing of the contact information for 2013 USA/ASA qualifying events open to Ohio teams. This information was obtained from Ohio ASA and is posted with the permission of Ohio ASA.

 

Tournament Information: 

Showcase Brackets

18U Pool & Bracket Information
18U Bracket Seedings 16U OSU Bracket Seedings (Pools M-P)
   
Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
Pool E Pool F Pool G Pool H
Pool I Pool J Pool K Pool L
16U Pool M 16U Pool N 16U Pool O 16U Pool P

 

16U Hilliard Pool & Bracket Information
16U Bracket Seedings  
Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
Pool E Pool F Pool G Pool H

 

14U Premier Division Pool & Bracket Information
14U Premier Bracket Seedings  
Pool I Pool J Pool K Pool L
Pool M Pool N Pool O Pool P

 

14U Futures Division Pool & Bracket Information
14U Bracket Seedings 14U Elimination Bracket
Pool Q Pool R Pool S
Pool T Pool U Pool V

 

12U Pool & Bracket Information
12U Bracket Seedings 12U Elimination Bracket
Pool AA Pool BB Pool CC
Pool DD Pool EE Pool FF

 

10U Pool & Bracket Information
10U Bracket Seedings 10U Elimination Bracket
Pool GG Pool HH Pool II
Pool JJ Pool KK Pool LL

 

Following is a complete list of the teams playing in the 2017 Showcase by age group and playing pool. Please read the Showcase Rules to determine how teams will be seeded for elimination play. A real time interactive scoring table for pool games and elimination games will be added shortly before the showcase starts. The final master field schedule will be available for download by February 15th as a PDF file and will be posted at the bottom of this page.

Pool Game #1 - Team 1 vs Team 2 & Team 3 vs Team 4
Pool Game #2 - Team 1 vs Team 3 & Team 2 vs Team 4
Pool Game #3 - Team 1 vs Team 4 & Team 2 vs Team 3

18U PREMIER DIVISION @ OSU FRED BEEKMAN PARK

18U POOL 'A'
18A1-DeMarini Diamond Squad
18A2-Ohio Lady Lasers Purple
18A3-Team Long Island
18A4-Turnin2 Pezz

18U POOL 'B'
18B1-Chaos Gold
18B2-Ohio Hawks Hutchinson Gold
18B3-Ohio Outlaws Premier
18B4-Colorado Crush

18U POOL 'A' & 'B 4th Game
18A1-DeMarini Diamond Squad vs 18B4-Colorado Crush
18A2-Ohio Lady Lasers Purple vs 18B1-Chaos Gold
18A3-Team Long Island vs 18B2-Ohio Hawks Hutchinson Gold
18A4-Turnin2 Pezz vs 18B3-Ohio Outlaws Premier

18U POOL 'C'
18C1-Cincy DOOM Gold
18C2-Kentucky Magic
18C3-Indy Dreams
18C4-Pittsburgh Spirit LeViere

18U POOL 'D'
18D1-New Jersey Gators Gold
18D2-Ohio Wolfpack
18D3-Outlaws WV Premier
18D4-PA Ball Hawks Gold

18U POOL 'C' & 'D' 4th Game
18C1-Cincy DOOM Gold vs 18D4-PA Ball Hawks Gold
18C2-Kentucky Magic vs 18D1-New Jersey Gators Gold
18C3-Indy Dreams vs 18D3-Outlaws WV Premier
18C4-Pittsburgh Spirit LeViere vs 18D2-Ohio Wolfpack

18U POOL 'E'
18E1-American Freedom Gold CO
18E2-Ohio Stingrays Dickson
18E3-Pittsburgh Lady Roadrunners Gold
18E4-UNY Revolution

18U POOL 'F'
18F1-Krunch Gold
18F2-LIDS Indiana Dreams Hackerd
18F3-Ohio Hawks Lenos Gold
18F4-Pressure Plantation Gold

18U POOL 'E' & 'F' 4th Game
18E1-American Freedom Gold CO vs 18F1-Krunch Gold
18E2-Ohio Stingrays Dickson vs 18F2-LIDS Indiana Dreams Hackerd
18E3-Pittsburgh Lady Roadrunners Gold vs 18F3-Ohio Hawks Lenos Gold
18E4-UNY Revolution vs 18F4-Pressure Plantation Gold

18U POOL 'G'
18G1-CT Eliminators Showcase
18G2-Ohio Ice Gold
18G3-Pittsburgh Spirit Wilson
18G4-USSSA Indiana Pride Elite

18U POOL 'H'
18H1-Heartbreakers Gold
18H2-Heart of Ohio RAGE
18H3-Indiana Shockwaves Kleinbub
18H4-Static Elite Shepherd

18U POOL 'G' & 'H' 4th Game
18G1-CT Eliminators Showcase vs 18H4-Static Elite Shepherd
18G2-Ohio Ice Gold vs 18H3-Indiana Shockwaves Kleinbub
18G3-Pittsburgh Spirit Wilson vs 18H1-Heartbreakers Gold
18G4-USSSA Indiana Pride Elite vs 18H2-Heart of Ohio RAGE

18U POOL 'I'
18I1-LIDS Indiana Dreams Montgomery
18I2-Louisville Stunners 99
18I3-Ohio Stingrays Griffin
18I4-So Cal Athletics

18U POOL 'J'
18J1-Arizona Hotshots Gold
18J2-Indiana Gators Gold
18J3-Ohio Lady Lasers Red
18J4-Team PA Hall

18U POOL 'I' & 'J' 4th Game
18I1-LIDS Indiana Dreams Montgomery vs 18J3-Ohio Lady Lasers Red
18I2-Louisville Stunners 99 vs 18J1-Arizona Hotshots Gold
18I3-Ohio Stingrays Griffin vs 18J2-Indiana Gators Gold
18I4-So Cal Athletics vs 18J4-Team PA Hall

18U POOL 'K'
18K1-Indy Dreams Lewis Gold
18K2-Michigan Bulldogs 99
18K3-Steel City Select Gold
18K4-SunDogs Blue

18U POOL 'L'
18L1-Indiana Gators Smitson
18L2-Ohio Classics
18L3-Pittsburgh Nitro Showcase
18L4-Turnin2 99

18U POOL 'K' & 'L' 4th Game
18K1-Indy Dreams Lewis Gold vs 18L4-Turnin2 99
18K2-Michigan Bulldogs 99 vs 18L2-Ohio Classics
18K3-Steel City Select Gold vs 18L1-Indiana Gators Smitson
18K4-SunDogs Blue vs 18L3-Pittsburgh Nitro Showcase

16U PREMIER DIVISION @ OSU FRED BEEKMAN PARK

16U POOL 'M' OSU
16M1-Cincy DOOM Barnes
16M2-Finesse Fastpitch Coberly
16M3-Kane County Xplosion
16M4-OFC Heat Orange

16U POOL 'N' OSU
16N1-Indy Dreams
16N2-Ohio Hawks Lenos Gold
16N3-Ohio Ice Gray
16N4-UNY Revolution

16U POOL 'M' & 'N' 4th Game
16M1-Cincy DOOM Barnes vs 16N4-UNY Revolution
16M2-Finesse Fastpitch Coberly vs 16N1-Indy Dreams
16M3-Kane County Xplosion vs 16N2-Ohio Hawks Lenos Gold
16M4-OFC Heat Orange vs 16N3-Ohio Ice Gray

16U POOL 'O' OSU
16O1-New York Diamond Girls
16O2-Ohio Wolfpack Dudek
16O3-Team Ohio White
16O4-West Virginia Dusters

16U POOL 'P' OSU
16P1-Louisville Lady Sluggers Bloomer
16P2-Michigan Lookouts Lennington
16P3-Ohio Lady Lasers Silver
16P4-Static Elite Robinson

16U POOL 'O' & 'P' 4th Game
16O1-New York Diamond Girls vs 16P1-Louisville Lady Sluggers Bloomer
16O2-Ohio Wolfpack Dudek vs 16P2-Michigan Lookouts Lennington
16O3-Team Ohio White vs 16P4-Static Elite Robinson
16O4-West Virginia Dusters vs 16P3-Ohio Lady Lasers Silver

16U PREMIER DIVISION @ HILLIARD MUNICIPAL PARK

16U POOL 'A' Hilliard
16A1-Cincy DOOM Gregory
16A2-Indiana Gators Elite
16A3-Pittsburgh Predators Gold
16A4-Team Ky ASA Gold

16U POOL 'B' Hilliard
16B1-Diamond CHIX Premier
16B2-Finesse Fastpitch Blackswamp
16B3-Indiana Shockwaves Rayman
16B4-West Virginia Diamond Dusters

16U POOL 'A' & 'B 4th Game
16A1-Cincy DOOM Gregory- vs 16B4-West Virginia Diamond Dusters
16A2-Indiana Gators Elite vs 16B1-Diamond CHIX Premier
16A3-Pittsburgh Predators Gold vs 16B2-Finesse Fasptitch Blackswamp
16A4-Team Ky ASA Gold vs 16B3-Indiana Shockwaves Rayman

16U POOL 'C' Hilliard
16C1-FAST Wizards Elite 2000
16C2-Michigan Batbusters Gold
16C3-Ohio Stingrays Mattix
16C4-Saint Louis Worth Prospects

16U POOL 'D' Hilliard
16D1-LIDS Indiana Dreams Greene
16D2-Ohio Classics 00
16D3-Outlaws PA Premier Morrison
16D4-Turnin2 Robeson

16U POOL 'C' & 'D' 4th Game
16C1-FAST Wizards Elite 2000 vs 16D3-Outlaws PA Premier Morrison
16C2-Michigan Batbusters Gold vs 16D2-Ohio Classics 00
16C3-Ohio Stingrays Mattix vs 16D4-Turnin2 Robeson
16C4-Saint Louis Worth Prospects vs 16D1-LIDS Indiana Dreams Greene

16U POOL 'E' Hilliard
16E1-Ohio Wolfpack Fogle
16E2-PA Lady Knights
16E3-Quad City Firebirds
16E4-Turnin2 Root

16U POOL 'F' Hilliard
16F1-Indy Crush 2K
16F2-Ohio Stingrays Marcum
16F3-TC Futures
16F4-Utah Adrenaline

16U POOL 'E' & 'F' 4th Game
16E1-Ohio Wolfpack Fogle vs 16F1-Indy Crush 2K
16E2-PA Lady Knights vs 16F4-Utah Adrenaline
16E3-Quad City Firebirds vs 16F2-Ohio Stingrays Marcum
16E4-Turnin2 Root vs 16F3-TC Futures

16U POOL 'G' Hilliard
16G1-Extreme Elite Gold
16G2-Louisville Lady Sluggers Gibson
16G3-Ohio Lady Lasers Green
16G4-Ohio Outlaws Elite Kenneally

16U POOL 'H' Hilliard
16H1-Finesse Fastpitch Carson
16H2-NWI Sox 2000
16H3-Ohio Emeralds Johnson
16H4-Ohio Lady Lasers Orange

16U POOL 'G' & 'H' 4th Game
16G1-Extreme Elite Gold vs 16H3-Ohio Emeralds Johnson
16G2-Louisville Lady Sluggers Gibson vs 16H4-Ohio Lady Lasers Orange
16G3-Ohio Lady Lasers Green vs 16H1-Finesse Fastptitch arson
16G4-Ohio Outlaws Elite Kenneally vs 16H2-NWI Sox 2000

14U PREMIER DIVISION @ HILLIARD MUNICIPAL PARK

14U POOL 'I'
14I1-New York Diamond Girls
14I2-Ohio Hawks Gold
14I3-Outlaws WV Premier
14I4-Team NC Louisville Slugger

14U POOL 'J'
14J1-Finesse Fastpitch Kish
14J2-Indiana Shockwaves Perry
14J3-Ohio Lady Lasers Gold
14J4-Pittsburgh Spirit Gold

14U POOL 'I' & 'J' 4th Game
14I1-New York Diamond Girls vs 14J1-Finesse Fastpitch Kish
14I2-Ohio Hawks Gold vs 14J2-Indiana Shockwaves Perry
14I3-Outlaws WV Premier vs 14J4-Pittsburgh Spirit Gold
14I4-Team NC Louisville Slugger vs 14J3-Ohio Lady Lasers Gold

14U POOL 'K'
14K1-LIDS Indiana Dreams Wirey
14K2-Ohio Lady Lasers Purple
14K3-Outlaws PA Premier
14K4-Team Long Island DeMarini

14U POOL 'L'
14L1-Finesse Fastpitch Skapyak
14L2-Indy Crush Twomey
14L3-Ohio Impact
14L4-Outlaws PA Futures

14U POOL 'K' & 'L' 4th Game
14K1-LIDS Indiana Dreams Wirey vs 14L1-Finesse Fastpitch Skapyak
14K2-Ohio Lady Lasers Purple vs 14L2-Indy Crush Twomey
14K3-Outlaws PA Premier vs 14L3-Ohio Impact
14K4-Team Long Island DeMarini vs 14L4-Outlaws PA Futures

14U POOL 'M'
14M1-Jersey Outlaws Futures
14M2-Michigan Batbusters 2K2
14M3-Ohio Stingrays Thompson
14M4-Team Kentucky Gold

14U POOL 'N'
14N1-FAST Wizards 419
14N2-Motor City Madness
14N3-Ohio Lady Lasers White
14N4-Team PA Gray

14U POOL 'M' & 'N' 4th Game
14M1-Jersey Outlaws Futures vs 14N4-Team PA Gray
14M2-Michigan Batbusters 2K2 vs 14N3-Ohio Lady Lasers White
14M3-Ohio Stingrays Thompson vs 14N1-FAST Wizards 419
14M4-Team Kentucky Gold vs 14N2-Motor City Madness

14U POOL 'O'
14O1-Cincy Slammers Gold
14O2-Ohio Outlaws Futures
14O3-Turnin2 2020
14O4-UNY Revolution

14U POOL 'P'
14P1-LIDS Indiana Dreams Back
14P2-Michigan Bulldogs Nemitz
14P3-Ohio Lady Lasers Black
14P4-Ohio Outlaws Premier

14U POOL 'O' & 'P' 4th Game
14O1-Cincy Slammers Gold vs 14P1-LIDS Indiana Dreams Back
14O2-Ohio Outlaws Futures vs 14P2-Michigan Bulldogs Nemitz
14O3-Turnin2 2020 vs 14P3-Ohio Lady Lasers Black
14O4-UNY Revolution vs 14P4-Ohio Outlaws Premier

14U FUTURES DIVISION @ PICKERINGTON CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

14U POOL 'Q'
14Q1-Finesse Fastpitch Wojcik
14Q2-LIDS Indiana Dreams
14Q3-Ohio STARZ
14Q4-Ohio Wolfpack Collins

14U POOL 'R'
14R1-Indy Dreams Lewis Gold
14R2-Ohio Ice Platinum
14R3-Pittsburgh Spirit Futures
14R4-Thunder Elite

14U POOL 'Q' & 'R' 4th Game
14Q1-Finesse Fastpitch Wojcik vs 14R2-Ohio Ice Platinum
14Q2-LIDS Indiana Dreams vs 14R4-Thunder Elite
14Q3-Ohio STARZ vs 14R3-Pittsburgh Spirit Futures
14Q4-Ohio Wolfpack Collins vs 14R1-Indy Dreams Lewis Gold
 
14U POOL 'S'
14S1-Indiana Shockwaves Harvey
14S2-Lakeshore Pirates
14S3-Ohio Hurricanes
14S4-Steel City Cyclones

14U POOL 'T'
14T1-Derby City Crush
14T2-Indiana Magic Peckinpaugh
14T3-Michiana Scrappers Smith
14T4-Ohio Stingrays Pope

14U POOL 'S' & 'T' 4th Game
14S1-Indiana Shockwaves Harvey vs 14T1-Derby City Crush
14S2-Lakeshore Pirates vs 14T2-Indiana Magic Peckinpaugh
14S3-Ohio Hurricanes vs 14T3-Michiana Scrappers Smith
14S4-Steel City Cyclones vs 14T4-Ohio Stingrays Pope

14U POOL 'U'
14U1-FAST Wizards Elite
14U2-Indiana Gators BCW
14U3-Pittsburgh Riot
14U4-Sting Elite

14U POOL 'V'
14V1-Bomb Squad
14V2-Cincy DOOM
14V3-Silver Creek Prospects
14V4-Turnin2 Springer

14U POOL 'U' & 'V' 4th Game
14U1-FAST WIzards Elite vs 14V1-Bomb Squad
14U2-Indiana Gators BCW vs 14V3-Silver Creek Prospects
14U3-Pittsburgh Riot vs 14V2-Cincy DOOM
14U4-Sting Elite vs 14V4-Turnin2 Springer

12U RISING STARS DIVISION @ PICKERINGTON NORTH HIGH SCHOOL

12U POOL 'AA'
12AA1-Beverly Bandits DeMarini
12AA2-Finesse Fastpitch Parker
12AA3-Indiana Gators
12AA4-Ohio STARZ

12U POOL 'BB'
12BB1-Ohio Lady Lasers Blue
12BB2-Ohio Wolfpack Hysong
12BB3-Outlaws WV Wolfe
12BB4-Team PA Hartman

12U POOL 'AA' & 'BB' 4th Game
12AA1-Beverly Bandits DeMarini vs 12BB1-Ohio Lady Lasers Blue
12AA2-Finesse Fastpitch Parker vs 12BB2-Ohio Wolfpack Hysong
12AA3-Indiana Gators vs 12BB3-Outlaws WV Wolfe
12AA4-Ohio STARZ vs 12BB4-Team PA Hartman
 
12U POOL 'CC'
12CC1-Beverly Bandits Futures
12CC2-Indiana Shockwaves Burton
12CC3-Michigan Outlaws Sherrill
12CC4-Ohio Stingrays George

12U POOL 'DD'
12DD1-LIDS Indiana Dreams
12DD2-Indiana Shockwaves Grayson
12DD3-Team Long Island
12DD4-Valley Force

12U POOL 'CC' & 'DD' 4th Game
12CC1-Beverly Bandits Futures vs 12DD1-LIDS Indiana Dreams
12CC2-Indiana Shockwaves Burton vs 12DD4-Valley Force
12CC3-Michigan Outlaws Sherrill vs 12DD2-Indiana Shockwaves Grayson
12CC4-Ohio Stingrays George vs 12DD3-Team Long Island

12U POOL 'EE'
12EE1-Beverly Bandits Premier
12EE2-Ohio Lady Lasers Red
12EE3-Ohio Outlaw Richards
12EE4-Turnin2 22

12U POOL 'FF'
12FF1-Delaware Cobras Premier
12FF2-Ohio Stingrays McDaniel
12FF3-Outlaws PA Brunson
12FF4-WV Firestix

12U POOL 'EE' & 'FF' 4th Game
12EE1-Beverly Bandits Premier vs 12FF1-Delaware Cobras Premier
12EE2-Ohio Lady Lasers Red vs 12FF3-Outlaws PA Brunson
12EE3-Ohio Outlaws Richards vs 12FF4-WV Firestix
12EE4-Turnin2 22 vs 12FF2-Ohio Stingrays McDaniel

10U STARTING STARS DIVISION @ OSU COFFEY ROAD PARK

10U POOL 'GG'
10GG1-FAST Wizards 419
10GG2-Finesse Fastpitch Martinez
10GG3-Nitro Fastpitch
10GG4-Ohio Thunder Spruell

10U POOL 'HH'
10HH1-Indiana Gators
10HH2-Ohio Ice White
10HH3-Ohio Lady Lasers Teal
10HH4-Silver Creek Softball

10U POOL 'GG' & 'HH' 4th Game
10GG1-FAST Wizards 419 vs 10HH1-Indiana Gators
10GG2-Finesse Fastpitch Martinez vs 10HH2-Ohio Ice White
10GG3-Nitro Fastpitch vs 10HH3-Ohio Lady Lasers Teal
10GG4-Ohio Thunder Spruell vs 10HH4-Silver Creek Softball

10U POOL 'II'
10II1-Ohio Hawks
10II2-Ohio Lady Lasers Silver
10II3-Ohio Wolfpack
10II4-Team PA Lucia

10U POOL 'JJ'
10JJ1-FAST Wizards Frenzy
10JJ2-Ohio Ice Black
10JJ3-Ohio Storm
10JJ4-Valley Extreme Goske

10U POOL 'II' & 'JJ' 4th Game
10II1-Ohio Hawks vs 10JJ1-FAST Wizards Frenzy
10II2-Ohio Lady Lasers Silver vs 10JJ3-Ohio Storm
10II3-Ohio Wolfpack vs 10JJ4-Valley Extreme Goske
10II4-Team PA Lucia vs 10JJ2-Ohio Ice Black

10U POOL 'KK'
10KK1-Michigan Warriors
10KK2-Ohio Stingrays Back
10KK3-WV Firestix
10KK4-Indiana Shockwaves

10U POOL 'LL'
10LL1-Ohio Thunder 007
10LL2-Steel City Cyclones
10LL3-Thunder Elite
10LL4-TBD

10U POOL 'KK' & 'LL' 4th Game
10KK1-Michigan Warriors vs 10LL1-Ohio Thunder 007
10KK2-Ohio Stingrays Back vs 10LL2-Steel City Cyclones
10KK3-WV Firestix vs 10LL3-Thunder Elite
10KK4-Indiana Shockwaves vs 10LL4-TBD

The 2017 Final Master Field Schedule can be downloaded below.

Tournament Information: 

Showcase Locations

The 2016 Ohio Stingrays College Showcase will have five sites: Fred Beekman Park and Coffey Road Park on the campus of The Ohio State University, Hilliard Municipal Park, and Pickerington Central and North Softball Complexes. Beekman Park

Fred Beekman Park

Hilliard Municipal Park

Hilliard Municipal Park

Pickerington Central High School

Pickerington Central

Pickerington North HS

Pickerington North

Coffey Park

Coffey Road

 

Tournament Information: 

2017 Showcase Rules

2017 OHIO STINGRAYS SHOWCASE RULES

The Ohio Stingrays are happy to host our annual Junior Olympic Girls Fastpitch Showcase again at the The Ohio State University's Fred Beekman Park and Coffey Road Park facilities, Pickerington Central and North High School Softball Complexes, and Hilliard Municipal Park. Our organization greatly appreciates The Ohio State University, the Pickerington Local School District, and the city of Hilliard for making these facilities available to our showcase because they are among the premier venues for fastpitch softball in Ohio. In order that we may continue our good relationship with The Ohio State University, the Pickerington Local School District, and the city of Hilliard, we ask that everyone adhere to the following rules:

1. No stake is to be driven into the ground for any reason at any time.

2. No ice should be dumped on the grass at any time.

3. No soft toss should be done into any of the permanent fencing or backstops of the facilities.

4. We ask that each team clean out its dugout after each game.

5. As the weekend goes on, The Ohio State University requests that we vary the warm-up areas so that none of the grass is worn thin. Stay out of painted areas indicating worn grass.

6. No signs are to be taped to any building, door, pole, fence, etc. Signs and/or banners are to be secured with non-adhesive products such as zip ties.

7. The Ohio State University, the Pickerington Central and North Softball Complexes, and Hilliard Municipal Park are smoke free zones - smoking is not allowed.

8. The Ohio State University, the Pickerington Local School District, and the city of Hilliard do not allow the use of alcohol. Anyone caught drinking alcoholic beverages will be ejected from the playing site and their team will not be invited back in the future.

The Ohio Stingrays appreciate your cooperation in following the above rules so that we may continue our showcase at these fine facilities in the future.

SPORTSMANSHIP

The competitive purpose of this Junior Olympic softball event is to provide a quality playing venue with like teams so that the softball athlete can state her case for why she should be playing at the collegiate level. Even though this applies primarily to the 18U, 16U, and 14U age groups, it is not too early for the 10U and 12U age groups to get accustomed to the competitive nature of this event. We expect that all teams will compete hard, but fairly in to showcase their skills. Our PGF umpires will do their very best to make the correct call as they see it. In light of that, any excessive player or adult behavior that leads to ejection from the playing will lead to denial of entry to the showcase for the team in 2018. Excessive arguing of calls will not be worth it. The Ohio State University, the Pickerington Local School District, the city of Hilliard, Premier Girls Fastpitch, and the Ohio Stingrays appreciate your adherence to these principles.

CHECK-IN

All teams must leave a hard copy of their insurance certificate at check-in. All head coaches must leave a hard copy of their NFHS concussion training certificate as outlined by Ohio House Bill 143 at check-in. Teams do not have to be PGF registered in order to participate. All playing sites will have their own check-in station.

The showcase will accept any sanctioning body's insurance certificate. If your team does not have PGF team insurance or is not PGF registered, then each player/family on your team will have to sign a liability waiver. You will be given a packet with the waiver forms at check-in. Please have the form signed by each player/family and returned in the packet back to the check-in station as soon as possible. Thank you for understanding and cooperating!

FORMAT

This showcase consists of a 5-game minimum. Teams will play (4) pool games, but seeding will only be based on the first (3) games within their pool. The 4th pool game will be a cross-over game with a team from another pool and will not count towards seeding. This will allow teams to know the playing time for their first round elimination game earlier than they would otherwise.

Teams will be seeded 1 through 4 within their pool into a single elimination bracket that will be determined with a point system as follows:

Win = (2) points
Tie = (1) point
Loss = (0) points

If there is a tie at the end of pool play among teams, the following will be used to break the tie:

1. Head to head. If still tied, then.....
2. Least amount of runs given up. If still tied, then.....
3. Most amount of runs scored. If still tied, then.....
4. Lowest numerical zip code on head coach's address of record on entry form.

For pool play games, no new inning will begin after 1 hour and 15 minutes. Pool games can end in a tie.

For elimination games, no new inning will begin after 1 hour and 15 minutes. If the score is tied at the completion of that inning, the International Tie Breaker will go into effect for all future innings until a winner is determined.

For championship games, there will be no time limit - a complete 7-inning will be played. The International Tie Breaker will go into effect for future innings until a winner is determined.

10U Starting Stars, 12U Rising Stars, 14U Futures, 14U Premier, and 16U Premier will each have one single elimination bracket.

18U Premier will have two separate elimination brackets that will run concurrently with each other. Teams seeded #1 and #2 will be placed in the Premier Bracket, teams seeded #3 and #4 will be placed in the Platinum Bracket. Each bracket will conclude with a championship game with a full set of awards for both Premier and Platinum.

If weather forces a conclusion to the showcase without championship games being played on the field, an RPI team rating based on a calculation procedure developed by our technology partner, Obsidian Design, will be used to determine the final placing of teams. Pool games will be included in this calculation since it is assumed all teams will be competing for a #1 seed in their pool.

Since this is a showcase, no run mercy rules will apply in either pool or elimination play - we want the athletes to be able to get their maximum exposure in front of the college coaches.

WARM-UPS

Each team will be allowed three (3) warm-up pitches and one (1) throw-down by the catcher between innings. Infield and outfield warm-up will be allowed during this time.

HOME TEAM/SCOREKEEPERS

The Home Team will be determined with the umpires prior to the start of the game via the ball roll from home plate to the pitching rubber. Each team must turn in an official line-up card to the home plate umpire and a copy of their starting line-up to the opposing team.

SHOWCASE RULES

The Ohio Stingrays Showcase will use PGF umpires, thus the showcase will be governed by the 2017 National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Rules of Softball. Please make note of the following:

1. Pitching distance will be:
    - 35 feet for the 10U age group
    - 40 feet for the 12U age group
    - 43 feet for the 14U, 16U, and 18U age groups

2. Metal cleats are allowed for 14U and up play.

3. Umpires are free to check all equipment to insure that it meets appropriate guidelines. Teams must line up their bats behind their dugout before the start of each game so that the umpires can check the bats.

In both pool & bracket play, the following exceptions will apply:

1. Teams will be permitted unlimited defensive substitutions.

2. Teams may bat any number of players from a conventional 9-player batting order through the maximum number of players on the team - it is up to the coach and must be declared before the start of the game. However, the total number of offensive players starting the game must be the same at the end of the game. Any team batting less than the maximum number of players on the team can make an offensive substitution, but it must be reported to the umpire and the opposing team. If a team bats all their players and an injury occurs to any player and that player is not able to continue, that player's spot is recorded as an out.

3. Pitcher and Catcher may have a courtesy runner. Courtesy runner is to be last batted out.

The Ohio Stingrays will provide (1) new softball and (1) used softball for each game.

COLLEGE ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

Age 18 eligible softball athletes having completed one year of playing or having red-shirted in college (D1, D2, D3, NAIA, NJCAA) are NOT ELIGIBLE to compete in this showcase. Teams caught using age eligible college athletes will forfeit the game they are playing in and the team will not be invited back in 2018.

PROTESTS

Considering the Sportsmanship Guidelines listed earlier, we would surely hope that tams do not resort to a protest. However, if a protest is lodged, the following will apply:

1. Cost will be $300 cash payable by the protesting team and will go directly to the Stefanie Spielman Fund whether the protest is won or not.

2. Protest must be lodged before the next pitch takes place.

3. Protests will be directed to the Umpire-In-Chief and will be resolved by the following committee:

Umpire-In-Chief
Tournament Director
Site Manager
 

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