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2015 CT USSSA Fastpitch Tournament Registration is Underway! Register Today!

The USSSA 2015 season is underway with more tournament options than ever and some very special events as well. Here are the highlights.

  • 43 tournaments in CT for the 2015 season.
  • 2 Mega-Tournaments. The NEW Memorial Day Classic and The Firecracker on the 4th. Both are 7-Game guarantee 3-day tournaments.
  • 4th Annual USSSA Dudley College Showcase.
  • State Championships for 18U, 16U, 14U, 12U and 10U
  • 9 "C" Level tournaments.
  • 2 Women's Tournaments.

To register for any of these tournaments, Click Here.


Indoor Winter Tournament Schedule at Fastpitch Nation

The winter indoor tournament lineup has been announced and posted in the USSSA Website. The Christmas Week Tournaments are all 1- Day Tournaments. Midnight Madness Tournaments Start at 10pm and end at 8am the following morning. 

Christmas Week Tournaments at Fastpitch Nation

  • 12/26/2014 - Fastpitch Nation 18U/16U 1-Day Christmas Tournament
  • 12/27/2014 - Fastpitch Nation 14U 1-Day Christmas Tournament
  • 12/28/2014 - Fastpitch Nation 12U 1-Day Christmas Tournament

Midnight Madness Tournaments at Fastpitch Nation

  • 1/24-25/2015 - FPN Midnight Madness I 14U/16U (FULL)
  • 2/7-8/2015 - FPN Midnight Madness II 16U/18U
  • 3/7-8/2015 - FPN Midnight Madness III 14U/16U

To Register for these Tournaments, Click Here.


Play 4 and Save More Discounts

Only CT USSSA offers teams discounts for their loyalty. The more you play the more you save. Play 4 or more and take $40 off each tournament.

Each team that plays in 4 or more CT USSSA Spring and Summer Tournaments run by CT State Director, David Rocha, at the Pratt & Whitney Fields and pays by Check for 4 or more tournaments by March 1, 2015 take $40 off each tournament's fee. That's a minimum of $160 in savings. The more you play the more you save! You must pay by check for this special offer and all payments must be made by march 1, 2015 or when the tournament is full  to receive the discount. This discount does not apply to USSSA tournaments run by other hosts.


Two 7-Game Guarantee, 3-day Tournaments - NEW Memorial Day Classic & Firecracker on the 4th

These are the destination tournaments of the season right here in CT.  There are no other 7 game guarantee, 3-day tournaments anywhere in New England.

- Memorial Day Classic, 5/23-25/15 (Sat-Mon)

- Firecracker on the 4th - 7/3-5/15 (Fri-Sun)

  • 3 pool games on each of the first 2 days.
  • Final day is single elimination. The winner can potentially get 10 games over 3 days.
  • Age groups 14U, 12U, 10U (Memorial Day) and 18U, 16U, 14U (4th of July)

To register for this tournament, Click Here.


4th Annual USSSA Dudley College Showcase Scheduled for July 24-26

This showcase has become one of the top events in the region and fills up fast.

  • 42 (16U & 18U) Teams to Play
  • 7 Fenced Playing Fields at P&W Complex
  • Format of 5 Game Guarantee over 3 days (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).
  • 4 Pool Games Friday and Saturday (2 each day) and a Blind Draw Single Elimination on Sunday for 16U and 18U Divisions.
  • Fastpitch Nation will once again sponsor the individual showcase camp on the Thursday before the tournament (July 23).

For showcase camp info, Click Here.

For more information about this showcase, Click Here.

To register for this showcase, Click Here.


CT State Championships 10U-18U

There are state championships for every youth level. These tournaments are open to teams from any state.\

  • 10U Open and 10UC, 5/30-31/15
  • 12UA, 12UB, 12UC, 5/31-31/15
  • 14UA, 14UB, 14UC, 6/20-21/15
  • 16UA, 16UB, 16UC, 6/27-28/15
  • 18U Open, 6/27-28/15
  • A, B and C levels allow teams to play amongst teams of similar strength and allows for many more teams to go deep and more teams to win and earn berths. Teams may play up to a higher level if they desire.

To register for any of these tournaments, Click Here.


9 "C" Level Tournaments in 2015 & New Way to Register a "C" Team

This season we have 5 tournaments with C divisions and 4 tournaments exclusively for C teams. Of course C teams are also free to play up into other tournaments. Below are the "C" events/divisions:

  • 4/25-26/15, Spring Madness. C" Divisions for 14UC, 12UC, 10UC
  • 5/2-3/15, Queens of Diamonds "C" Divisions for 14UC, 12UC, 10UC
  • 5/17-18/15, May Magic "C" Divisions for 14UC, 12UC, 10UC
  • 5/30-31/115, CT State Championship, 10UC
  • 6/6-7/15, Hurricane on the Hill, 16UC, 14UC, 12UC, 10UC
  • 6/20-21/15, CT State Championship, 14UC
  • 6/27-28/15, CT State Championship, 16UC
  • 6/27-28, Fastpitch Frenzy 14UC, 12UC
  • 7/11-12/15, Summer Spectacular 16UC, 14UC, 12UC, 10UC

New "C" Team Registration Process for 2015

As part of USSSA's continuing effort to ensure that the right teams play at the right division of play, USSSA has made a change to the team sanctioning process for "C" teams. To sanction a team as a "C" Division, the coach must first create a team in the system as an A or B team (the option to sanction as C is no longer available through the web site) and then request that their state USSSA director, (David Rocha, in New England and Gary Godden in NY) change the team to the appropriate division.

For more info about this change, Click Here.

To register for any of these tournaments, Click Here.


USSSA Women's Fastpitch Events

Attention all 23U and Women's Fastpitch teams. CT USSSA has announced the summer lineup of USSSA Women's Tournaments. In USSSA players are NOT restricted to 23U. Players can be ANY age.

  • 6/13-14/15, Hurricane on the Hill
  • 7/17-19/15,  CT Brakettes Women's Open

To register for any of these tournaments, Click Here.


2015 USSSA World Series Dates for Non-Disney Sites to be Announced

The Dates, locations and age groups for the Non-Disney USSSA World Series will be announced during the USSSA National Convention the week of Nov 17.

The Road to Orlando World Series at Disney has been announced.

For details, Click Here.


Earning a World Series Berth

There are many ways to to earn a berth to play in a USSSA World Series Tournament.

  • Berths are awarded to teams based on their order of finish in a tournament and based on the number of teams that were in your division. The more teams, the more berths.
  • Berths are awarded to teams that co-host or host a USSSA tournament.
  • At-Large berths are awarded to any team that plays in 3 or more CT USSSA outdoor tournaments.
  • In 2015 the Road to Orlando tournament at Disney has no qualification requirement. It's open to any USSSA team.
  • Read more about earning a berth to the USSSA World Series.

Hotels for all CT USSSA Tournaments
Sports Team Hotels is the Official Hotel Supplier and Coordinator of all USSSA Tournaments in CT, NJ and PA.

CT USSSA has partnered with sportsteamhotels.com to provide teams with comprehensive hotel booking services at the best prices. Sportsteamshotels.com has set up all the room blocks for all out tournaments at the best and most convenient hotels near our fields. Contact Reece Oslinker at (877) 258-8281or E-mail to info@sportsteamhotels.com.


A, B or C. What is my Team?
The main objective for team classification is allowing teams to play within their skill level and bring parity to the USSSA program.
This allows USSSA to develop tournaments or divisions within a tournament for different classes. It also allows teams to play in the correct bracket at any USSSA World Series event. Briefly A is for the top teams that consistently challenge to win most tournaments they enter. B is for the majority of teams who are a solid and competitive travel team or the first year of an age bracket (ie: 13s in 14U). C is for new teams, weaker travel teams or town based teams that do not compete regularly on the primary travel team circuit. Read more for details about classifying your team.
 

Follow All USSSA Tournaments Live on your Smartphones and Tablets
Every USSSA tournament in CT is the most technologically advanced event anywhere.
Results are posted live at the tournaments as they happen and seedings are built on the fly. You can follow all the action without having to look at a seeding board and you can see the leaderboard change live on your phone as the tournament progresses. Just another reason to Play USSSA!
 

USSSA Insurance - More Coverage and Less Cost than ASA or PONY
USSSA offers the most complete line of insurance at the lowest cost of any sanctioning body.
USSSA offers both full year and half year coverage, choice of deductibles and and NO AGGREGATE limit on claims. The policy is good for all play in USSSA, ASA, NSA, PONY and others. Read more about USSSA insurance.
 

CT USSSA Needs Umpires for 2015

CT USSSA is looking to increase the numbers of umpires for 2015.

CT USSSA always needs more experienced college, high school and travel ball umpires as well as novices looking to get started in umpiring.

Read more about USSSA umpiring or email the CT State Umpire-in-Chief, Ron Brown