The folks at the ValleyCats go all out to put on an absolutely great tournament for us.
All games are played at Joe Bruno Stadium.
Every time a player goes to the plate, his pic is on the scoreboard and his favorite song is played.
Players have full access to all Stadium facilities for warming-up, etc.
All games are announced.
Concessions are open.
It is truly a big-league experience.
Team Eligibility: ENYTB League Members Only. Beginning in 2020, this tournament is for teams that are summer age 16U or younger. Preference will be given to 16U teams, followed by 15U, then 14U.
Entry Fee: $1,050
Dates: Tournament is played late September. Typically begins on a Tuesday, around September 20th. Can last 7-10 days depending on number of entries.
Format: Double elimination - NABF style (no winner's/loser's brackets).
Trophy and individual medallions for each player
Runner Up Team
Tournament medallion for each player
Open Roster with the following restrictions:
To be eligible for this tournament, the player must be:
1. Must have played on an ENYTB Summer team roster.
2. Players baseball age must have been 16U or younger in summer (exception, 17 year old players on 16+ teams are eligible to play for their own team.)
3. On the roster of that team on or before July 15th
4. Have played in at least 1 regular season ENYTB game for that team on or before July 15th
Rosters will be comprised of both Unrestricted and Restricted players:
All primary players from the rosters of teams owned by the registered CLUB, provided they meet the three eligibility rules listed above.
These players are eligible to pitch and bat anywhere in the lineup.
Players that are primary to other ENYTB Clubs can be added as RESTRICTED PLAYERS, provided provided they meet the three eligiblity rules listed above.
ONE of these players can be designated as PITCHER ELIGIBLE.
NONE of these players can bat in spots 1-5 in the batting order.