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Tournament Dates

July 24th & 25th , 2021

CANCELLED THIS YEAR

6 Team Round Robin Tournament

Saturday 3 Games

10am, 12pm & 2pm

Sunday 2 Games

10am & 12pm

 2021 Team Invites
 Holland 12 All StarsZeeland 12 All Stars - Pending
Hamilton 12 All Stars -PendingFennville - Pending
Hamilton 11 All Stars - PendingSaugatuck - Pending


Tournament Information

2021 WOODEN SHOE CLASSIC
HOSTED BY HOLLAND LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL





Dear League Directors:

The Board of Directors for Holland Little League is pleased to announce that it will again be hosting the Annual Wooden Shoe Classic for 11 & 12 year old teams. This year’s Classic will be held July 24 and July 25 at the Maplewood Little League Complex located at 35th Street and College Avenue in the City of Holland, Michigan. Holland Little League invites your 11 yr or Majors All-star team(s) to participate in this annual tournament.

This is a pool play tournament where each team will play three games on Saturday, July 24th  and two games on Sunday, July 25th.

Attached are the player roster form, waiver of liability form and rules governing the tournament. The fee for this tournament is $375 and is due by Monday, July 12. Make check payable to Holland Little League or you can pay online by contacting [email protected]

Please mail to:
Kevin Plockmeyer
c/o Holland Little League
231 Standish Street
Holland, MI 49423
616-368-7370


All player rosters, with attached birth certificate copies, must be submitted to the tournament director, by 9:30 AM. on July 24th and cannot change after start of tournament.

A mandatory manager meeting has been scheduled for 9:30 AM  on July 24 at the Tent next  to the Concession Stand. During this meeting we will review the tournament rules and answer questions.

The Maplewood Little League Complex is a full-service, city-owned park that includes a playground, picnic area, restrooms, bleachers, and a concession stand, which will be open during the entire tournament. Smoking is prohibited at this city park except in designated areas.

If you have questions, please email [email protected] Once we have 6 teams registered we will close registration So if you are interested, please do not delay.

Playing Rules

MAJORS WOODEN SHOE CLASSIC PLAYING RULES
HOSTED BY HOLLAND LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL




1. The Official Regulations and Playing Rules of Little League Baseball 2021 (Williamsport, Pennsylvania) will apply strictly with the following modifications necessary for this type of tournament.

a. Each team will present a roster of up to fourteen (14) players to the tournament director prior to their first game. There must be at least eleven (11) players on each roster and in the line-up for each game. Attached to the roster will be copies of birth certificates verifying that players are age 12 or under as per 2021 LL league age rules. Also, the completed Waiver of Liability must be submitted prior to playing.

b. Games will start promptly as indicated on the schedule. Games will be six innings. Extra innings may be played but no inning may start after one hour and thirty minutes of play. The run rule will apply if any team is ahead by at least 15 runs after three complete innings or 10 runs after 4 complete innings. Each team must field 9 players within five minutes of scheduled game time or the tournament director will declare forfeiture. When a team has less than 11 players in the line-up, outs will be recorded for the vacant spot(s) in the order, unless injury.

c. Mandatory Play: Roster batting will be used in all games submitted before the start of each game. Each player must play at least six (6) Defensive outs (excluding injury substitutions). Once a pitcher is relieved, they may not pitch again in that game.

d. A pitcher may not pitch more than three (3) innings per game and a total of seven (9) innings for the tournament. One pitch in an inning constitutes an inning pitched. Coaches are required to carry records of pitchers’ names and numbers of innings pitched. This information will be posted on the scoreboard. Pitch count is suspended for the tournament. Pitcher/catcher exchanges after 40+ pitches or 4 innings of catching are allowed (LL rule suspended)

e. A coin flip will determine the home team. Home does not have to occupy the 3rd base dugout. Stay in dugouts from previous game if applicable to keep moving.

f. The home plate umpire will resolve any protested call immediately. Tournament director does not have the authority to overturn a judgment call. Should a dispute arise with the tournament rules or process, the tournament director or assistant will make the final determination and has the authority to reset the protested game or call a forfeiture of a game, at their discretion.

g. Any unsportsmanlike conduct from coaches, players or fans toward field umpires, opposing fans or tournament officials will result in immediate forfeiture of the game and tournament.

h. The tournament director shall determine the safety of the fields for play. The chief umpire and the tournament director shall determine continued play during weather disturbances.

i. Under no circumstance will refunds be given to any team.

j. Coaches must report game results to the tournament director at the conclusion of each game. Information should include the score, pitchers used and number of innings pitched.

k. Tournament Champions and Runners-up will each receive individual trophies.

l. Tournament ranking will be determined by points awarded as follows:
i. Win = 2 points
ii. Tie = 1 points
iii. Loss = 0 points
iv. Forfeit Loss = minus 1 point

If there is still a tie, it will be settled in order by:
v. Head to Head Play Record
vi. Home Run Derby on Field #2.
Five players selected from each team, will receive ten (10) pitches each with another player(s) from same team pitching to them. Pitchers will be allowed to warm up before they begin to pitch.

Entry Fee: $375

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