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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: 

2018 NFCA EXCEL Camp

We are pleased to announce that an NFCA EXCEL Camp is coming to Columbus again on Thursday July 12, 2018 at:

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

The Ohio Stingrays Showcase will follow on Friday July 13, 2018 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/index.php to complete the registration form. Athletes must have completed the 7th grade. Eligible HS graduation years are 2023-2018.

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.

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:

To Be Determined

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 EXCEL 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 2018 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 18th 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)
18U Premier Championship Bracket (Seeds 1&2) 18U Platinum Championship Bracket (Seeds 3&4)
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 16U Elimination Bracket
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 14U Premier Elimination Bracket
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 2018 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-Bulls Sox Academy EG
18A2-Florida Pressure National
18A3-Ohio Stingrays Marcum
18A4-Turnin2 Robeson

18U POOL 'B'
18B1-Chaos Showcase
18B2-Cincy DOOM Gold
18B3-Indy Crush 2K
18B4-Louisville Stunners Webb

18U POOL 'A' & 'B 4th Game
18A1-Bulls Sox Academy EG vs 18B1-Chaos Showcase
18A2-Florida Pressure National vs 18B2-Cincy DOOM Gold
18A3-Ohio Stingrays Marcum vs 18B3-Indy Crush 2K
18A4-Turnin2 Robeson vs 18B4-Louisville Stunners Webb

18U POOL 'C'
18C1-NWI Sox 2000
18C2-Ohio Lady Lasers Orange
18C3-PA Vypers Gold
18C4-Thunder Elite Premier

18U POOL 'D'
18D1-Indiana Fusion Elite
18D2-Michigan Batbusters Vitale
18D3-Ohio Hawks Gold Lenos
18D4-Ohio Wolfpack Mertes

18U POOL 'C' & 'D' 4th Game
18C1-NWI Sox 2000 vs 18D2-Michigan Batbusters Vitale
18C2-Ohio Lady Lasers Orange vs 18D4-Ohio Wolfpack Mertes
18C3-PA Vypers Gold vs 18D1-Indiana Fusion Elite
18C4-Thunder Elite Premier vs 18D3-Ohio Hawks Gold Lenos

18U POOL 'E'
18E1-Firecrackers PA Stoner
18E2-Indy Edge Lyman
18E3-Ohio Emeralds Byers
18E4-SunDogs Blue

18U POOL 'F'
18F1-Central Indiana Catz 2000
18F2-OFC Heat Orange
18F3-Outlaws Premier OH Yun
18F4-PA Renegades 3n2

18U POOL 'E' & 'F' 4th Game
18E1-Firecrackers PA Stoner vs 18F2-OFC Heat Orange
18E2-Indy Edge Lyman vs 18F3-Outlaws Premier OH Yun
18E3-Ohio Emeralds Byers vs 18F4-PA Renegades 3n2
18E4-SunDogs Blue vs 18F1-Central Indiana Catz 2000

18U POOL 'G'
18G1-Diamond Chix Premier
18G2-Indy Dreams Wiles
18G3-PA Lady Knights
18G4-West Virginia Dusters

18U POOL 'H'
18H1-Indiana Shockwaves Klienbub
18H2-Michigan Lookouts
18H3-Road Runner Elite
18H4-Steel City Select Gold

18U POOL 'G' & 'H' 4th Game
18G1-Diamons Chix Premier vs 18H1-Indiana Shockwaves Kleinbub
18G2-Indy Dreams Wiles vs 18H2-Michigan Lookouts
18G3-PA Lady Knights vs 18H3-Road Runner Elite
18G4-West Virginia Dusters vs 18H4-Steel City Select Gold

18U POOL 'I'
18I1-Delaware Cobras Gold
18I2-Indy Dreams Gold Lewis
18I3-Ohio Hawks Gold Hutchinson
18I4-So Cal Primus

18U POOL 'J'
18J1-Arizona Hotshots Gold
18J2-Cincy DOOM Shepherd
18J3-New Jersey Gators Gold
18J4-Team PA Hall

18U POOL 'I' & 'J' 4th Game
18I1-Delaware Cobras Gold vs 18J1-Arizona Hotshots Gold
18I2-Indy Dreams Gold Lewis vs 18J4-Team PA Hall
18I3-Ohio Hawks Gold Hutchinson vs 18J3-New Jersey Gators Gold
18I4-So Cal Primus vs 18J2-Cincy DOOM Shepherd

18U POOL 'K'
18K1-Indiana Gators Smitson
18K2-Maryland STARS Gold
18K3-Ohio Ice Gold
18K4-Pittsburgh Nitro Showcase

18U POOL 'L'
18L1-Kane County Xplosion
18L2-Newtown Rock Elite
18L3-Ohio Stingrays Griffin
18L4-UNY Revolution Gold

18U POOL 'K' & 'L' 4th Game
18K1-Indiana Gators Smitson vs 18L2-Newtown Rock Elite
18K2-Maryland STARS Gold vs 18L1-Kane County Xplosion
18K3-Ohio Ice Gold vs 18L4-UNY Revolution Gold
18K4-Pittsburgh Nitro Showcase vs 18L3-Ohio Stingrays Griffin

16U PREMIER DIVISION @ OSU FRED BEEKMAN PARK

16U POOL 'M' OSU
16M1-Gators Softball PA
16M2-Indiana Shockwaves Perry
16M3-Ohio Lady Lasers Silver
16M4-Turnin2 Root

16U POOL 'N' OSU
16N1-Indiana Prospects Benefiel
16N2-Ohio Wolfpack Black
16N3-Team Kentucky Gold Wise
16N4-West Virginia Dusters

16U POOL 'M' & 'N' 4th Game
16M1-Gators Softball PA vs 16N4-West Virginia Dusters
16M2-Indiana Shockwaves Perry vs 16N3-Team Kentucky Gold Wise
16M3-Ohio Lady Lasers Silver vs 16N1-Indiana Prospects Benefiel
16M4-Turnin2 Root vs 16N2-Ohio Wolfpack Black

16U POOL 'O' OSU
16O1-Finesse Fastpitch Wojick
16O2-Indiana Gators Linton
16O3-Ohio Impact Phares
16O4-Syracuse Sports Zone

16U POOL 'P' OSU
16P1-Bulls Sox Academy CW
16P2-Ohio Hawks Gold Lenos
16P3-Pittsburgh Spirit Gold Niglio
16P4-UNY Revolution Gold

16U POOL 'O' & 'P' 4th Game
16O1-Finesse Fastpitch Wojick vs 16P4-UNY Revolution Johnson
16O2-Indiana Gators Linton vs 16P1-Bulls Sox Academy CW
16O3-Ohio Impact Phares vs 16P3-Pittsburgh Spirit Gold Niglio
16O4-Syracuse Sports Zone vs 16P2-Ohio Hawks Gold Lenos

16U PREMIER DIVISION @ HILLIARD MUNICIPAL PARK

16U POOL 'A' Hilliard
16A1-Banshee Fastpitch
16A2-Carolina Elite National
16A3-Ohio Lady Lasers Green
16A4-Turnin2 Pezz

16U POOL 'B' Hilliard
16B1-Outlaws Elite PA White
16B2-Intensity Midwest Pothrock
16B3-Ohio Hawks Gold Hutchinson
16B4-Team NC Mele

16U POOL 'A' & 'B 4th Game
16A1-Banshee Fastpitch vs 16B2-Intensity Midwest Rothrock
16A2-Carolina Elite National vs 16B3-Ohio Hawks Gold Hutchinson
16A3-Ohio Lady Lasers Green vs 16B4-Team NC Mele
16A4-Turnin2 Pezz vs 16B1-Outlaws Elite PA White

16U POOL 'C' Hilliard
16C1-Indiana Shockwaves Rayman
16C2-Ohio Stingrays Thompson
16C3-Team NC Huss
16C4-Victory USA

16U POOL 'D' Hilliard
16D1-Indiana Gators Elite
16D2-Louisville Cyclones Gorges
16D3-Ohio Emeralds Johnson
16D4-Outlaws Premier PA Hoffner

16U POOL 'C' & 'D' 4th Game
16C1-Indiana Shockwaves Rayman vs 16D3-Ohio Emeralds Johnson
16C2-Ohio Stingrays Thompson vs 16D2-Louisville Cyclones Gorges
16C3-Team NC Huss vs 16D1-Indiana Gators Elite
16C4-Victory USA vs 16D4-Outlaws Premier PA Hoffner

16U POOL 'E' Hilliard
16E1-Colorado Crush Higens
16E2-Ohio Lady Lasers White
16E3-Team Kentucky ASA Gold
16E4-Team PA Sroka

16U POOL 'F' Hilliard
16F1-Indiana Dreams Foster
16F2-Motor City Madness
16F3-Ohio Stingrays Mattix
16F4-Wheatland Spikes Rau

16U POOL 'E' & 'F' 4th Game
16E1-Colorado Crush Higens vs 16F4-Wheatland Spikes Rau
16E2-Ohio Lady Lasers White vs 16F2-Motor City Madness
16E3-Team Ky ASA Gold vs 16F3-Ohio Stingrays Mattix
16E4-Team PA Sroka vs 16F1-Indiana Dreams Foster

16U POOL 'G' Hilliard
16G1-Cincy DOOM Gold Barnes
16G2-Gold Coast Hurricanes Armstrong
16G3-Louisville Stunners Goodman
16G4-TC Futures 2020

16U POOL 'H' Hilliard
16H1-Michigan Batbusters Beard
16H2-NY Diamond Girls Gold
16H3-Ohio Wolfpack Dudek
16H4-WV Lady 'Eers

16U POOL 'G' & 'H' 4th Game
16G1-Cincy DOOM Gold Barnes vs 16H4-WV Lady 'Eers
16G2-Gold Coast Hurricanes Armstrong vs 16H3-Ohio Wolfpack Dudek
16G3-Louisville Stunners Goodman vs 16H2-NY Diamond Girls Gold
16G4-TC Futures 2020 vs 16H1-Michigan Batbusters Beard

14U PREMIER DIVISION @ HILLIARD MUNICIPAL PARK

14U POOL 'I'
14I1-Michigan Bulldogs Nemitz
14I2-NWI Sox Fossey
14I3-Ohio Lady Lasers Red
14I4-Team PA Kocur

14U POOL 'J'
14J1-Canonsburg Lady Knights
14J2-NKY Bandits Premier
14J3-Michigan Warriors Mobley
14J4-Team Ohio Gray

14U POOL 'I' & 'J' 4th Game
14I1-MNichigan Bulldogs Nemitz vs 14J1-Canonsburg Lady Knights
14I2-NWI Sox Fossey vs 14J2-NKY Bandits Premier
14I3-Ohio Lady Lasers Red vs 14J3-Michigan Warriors Mobley
14I4-Team PA Kocur vs 14J4-Team Ohio Gray

14U POOL 'K'
14K1-Hurricanes Fastpitch Niswonger
14K2-Indy Dreams Gold Lewis
14K3-Ohio Wolfpack Colins
14K4-Steel City Cyclones Cox

14U POOL 'L'
14L1-Indy Crush Gold
14L2-Motor City Madness Collins
14L3-Ohio STARZ Griffith
14L4-WV Firestix Haynes

14U POOL 'K' & 'L' 4th Game
14K1-Hurricanes Fastpitch Niswonger vs 14L4-WV Firestix Haynes
14K2-Indy Dreams Gold Lewis vs 14L3-Ohio STARZ Griffith
14K3-Ohio Wolfpack Collins vs 14L1-Indy Crush Gold
14K4-Steel City Cyclones Cox vs 14L2-Motor City Madness Collins

14U POOL 'M'
14M1-Indy Dreams Massey
14M2-MOV Pride Premier
14M3-NY Diamond Girls Mattison
14M4-Ohio Stingrays Pope

14U POOL 'N'
14N1-Michigan Batbusters Alessandrini
14N2-Morris County Belles
14N3-Pittsburgh Spirit Gold Prady
14N4-UNY Revolution Roman

14U POOL 'M' & 'N' 4th Game
14M1-Indy Dreams Massey vs 14N4-UNY Revolution Roman
14M2-MOC Pride Premier vs 14N3-Pittsburgh Spirit Gold Prady
14M3-NY Diamond Girls Mattison vs 14N2-Morris County Belles
14M4-Ohio Stingrays Pope vs 14N1-Michigan Batbusters Alessandrini

14U POOL 'O'
14O1-Nitro Fastpitch Griffin
14O2-Victory USA
14O3-Intensity Midwest Ganeff
14O4-Ohio Lady Lasers Gold

14U POOL 'P'
14P1-Beverly Bandits Futures
14P2-Indiana Shockwaves Harvey
14P3-Louisville Stunners Tharp
14P4-Turnin2 Stock

14U POOL 'O' & 'P' 4th Game
14O1-Nitro Fastpitch Griffin vs 14P1-Beverly Bandits Futures
14O2-Victory USA vs 14P2-Indiana Shockwaves Harvey
14O3-Intensity Midwest Ganeff vs 14P3-Louisville Stunners Tharp
14O4-Ohio Lady Lasers Gold vs 14P4-Turnin2 Stock

14U FUTURES DIVISION @ PICKERINGTON CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

14U POOL 'Q'
14Q1-Indiana Shockwaves Burton
14Q2-Finesse Fastpitch Hool
14Q3-Ohio Stingrays Rheaume
14Q4-Outlaws Futures PA Rapp

14U POOL 'R'
14R1-Indiana Fusion Elite
14R2-Ohio Wolfpack Hysong
14R3-Pittsburgh Power Elite
14R4-Team Kentucky ASA Gold

14U POOL 'Q' & 'R' 4th Game
14Q1-Indiana Shockwaves Burton vs 14R3-Pittsburgh Power Elite
14Q2-Finesse Fastpitch Hool vs 14R2-Ohio Wolfpack Hysong
14Q3-Ohio Stingrays Rheaume vs 14R4-Team Kentucky ASA Gold
14Q4-Outlaws Futures PA Rapp vs 14R1-Indiana Fusion Elite
 
14U POOL 'S'
14S1-Indiana Gators Adams
14S2-Ohio STARZ Thomas
14S3-Outlaws Futures WV Wolfe
14S4-Pittsburgh Spirit Hess

14U POOL 'T'
14T1-Indy Crush 2K4 Premier
14T2-Ohio hawks Gold Young
14T3-Team PA Hartman
14T4-Turnin2 Radinski

14U POOL 'S' & 'T' 4th Game
14S1-Indiana Gators Adams vs 14T4-Turnin2 Radinski
14S2-Ohio STARZ Thomas vs 14T3-Team PA Hartman
14S3-Outlaws Futures WV Wolfe vs 14T2-Ohio Hawks Gold Young
14S4-Pittsburgh Spirit Hess vs 14T1-Indy Crush 2K4 Gold

14U POOL 'U'
14U1-Indiana Dreams Walters
14U2-Michigan Batbusters Yoskovich
14U3-Outlaws Futures PA Garroway
14U4-Vikings Elite Evans

14U POOL 'V'
14V1-Diamond Chix Tucker
14V2-Edgewood Lady Bulldogs
14V3-Inferno Elite Trine
14V4-Michigan Outlaws Sherrill

14U POOL 'U' & 'V' 4th Game
14U1-Indiana Dreams Walters vs 14V4-Michigan Outlaws Sherrill
14U2-Michigan Batbusters Yoskovich vs 14V3-Inferno Elite Trine
14U3-Outlaws Future PA Garroway vs 14V2-Edgewood Lady Bulldogs
14U4-Vikings Elite Evans vs 14V1-Diamond Chix Tucker

12U RISING STARS DIVISION @ PICKERINGTON NORTH HIGH SCHOOL

12U POOL 'AA'
12AA1-Michigan Batbusters Maloney
12AA2-Ohio Ice Blue
12AA3-Outlaws Futures OH Johnson
12AA4-VA Xplosion

12U POOL 'BB'
12BB1-Ohio Hawks Galownia
12BB2-Ohio Stingrays Talbot
12BB3-SC Prospects Jones
12BB4-Turnin2 Bradshaw

12U POOL 'AA' & 'BB' 4th Game
12AA1-Michigan Batbusters Maloney vs 12BB2-Ohio Stingrays Talbot
12AA2-Ohio Ice Blue vs 12BB1-Ohio Hawks Galownia
12AA3-Outlaws Futures OH Johnson vs 12BB4-Turnin2 Bradshaw
12AA4-VA Xplosion vs 12BB3-SC Prospects Jones
 
12U POOL 'CC'
12CC1-Beverly Bandits Premier
12CC2-Ohio Lady Lasers Blue
12CC3-Ohio Lightning Redford
12CC4-WV Firestix Young

12U POOL 'DD'
12DD1-FAST Wizards Elite
12DD2-Finesse Fastpitch Henegar
12DD3-Ohio Ice White
12DD4-Team PA Lloyd

12U POOL 'CC' & 'DD' 4th Game
12CC1-Beverly Bandits Premier vs 12DD3-Ohio Ice White
12CC2-Ohio Lady Lasers Blue vs 12DD2-Finesse Fastpitch Henegar
12CC3-Ohio Lightning Redford vs 12DD1-FAST Wizards Elite
12CC4-WV Firestix Young vs 12DD4-Team PA Lloyd

12U POOL 'EE'
12EE1-Beverly Bandits DeMarini
12EE2-Morris County Belles
12EE3-Ohio Stingrays McDaniel
12EE4-Pittsburgh Predators Moran

12U POOL 'FF'
12FF1-Finesse Fastpitch Myers
12FF2-NWI Sox Eisfelder
12FF3-Indiana Magic Gold
12FF4-MI Legacy Thorington

12U POOL 'EE' & 'FF' 4th Game
12EE1-Beverly Bandits DeMarini vs 12FF4-MI Legacy Thorington
12EE2-Morris County Belles vs 12FF1-Finesse Fasptitch Myers
12EE3-Ohio Stingrays McDaniel vs 12FF2-NWI Sox Eisfelder
12EE4-Pittcburgh Predators Moran vs 12FF3-Indiana Magic Gold

10U STARTING STARS DIVISION @ OSU COFFEY ROAD PARK

10U POOL 'GG'
10GG1-Explosive Fastpitch Black
10GG2-Ohio Ice Black
10GG3-Ohio Stingrays Mickey
10GG4-Pittsburgh Lady Roadrunners White

10U POOL 'HH'
10HH1-Finesse Fastpitch Davis
10HH2-Ohio Lady Lasers Gray
10HH3-Ohio Thunder 007
10HH4-Silver Creek Softball

10U POOL 'GG' & 'HH' 4th Game
10GG1-Explosive Fastpitch Black vs 10HH1-Finesse Fastpitch Davis
10GG2-Ohio Ice Black vs 10HH4-Silver Creek Softball
10GG3-Ohio Stingrays Mickey vs 10HH3-Ohio Thunder 007
10GG4-Pittsburgh Lady Roadrunners White vs 10HH2-Ohio Lady Lasers Gray

10U POOL 'II'
10II1-Finesse Fastpitch Hoverman
10II2-Ohio Lady Lasers Orange
10II3-Ohio STARZ
10II4-Team PA Lucia

10U POOL 'JJ'
10JJ1-Motor City Madness
10JJ2-Ohio Storm
10JJ3-Outlaws Futures
10JJ4-Valley Extreme

10U POOL 'II' & 'JJ' 4th Game
10II1-Finesse Fastpitch Hoverman vs 10JJ4-Valley Extreme
10II2-Ohio Lady Lasers Orange vs 10JJ3-Outlaws Futures
10II3-Ohio STARZ vs 10JJ2-Ohio Storm
10II4-Team PA Lucia vs 10JJ1-Motor City Madness

10U POOL 'KK'
10KK1-Indiana Gators
10KK2-Ohio Stingrays Back
10KK3-Ohio Wolfpack
10KK4-Turnin2 Pasini

10U POOL 'LL'
10LL1-Indiana Shockwaves
10LL2-MOV Pride
10LL3-Ohio Hawks Emswiler
10LL4-Ohio USSSA Pride Navy

10U POOL 'KK' & 'LL' 4th Game
10KK1-Indiana Gators vs 10LL3-Ohio Hawks Emswiler
10KK2-Ohio Stingrays Back vs 10LL2-MOV Pride
10KK3-Ohio Wolfpack vs 10LL1-Indiana Shockwaves
10KK4-Turnin2 Pasini vs 10LL4-Ohio USSSA Pride Navy

The 2018 Master Field Schedules for all age groups 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: 

2018 Showcase Rules

2018 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 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 2019. Excessive arguing of calls will not be worth it. The Ohio State University, the Pickerington Local School District, the city of Hilliard, 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 (or equivalent) concussion training certificate as outlined by Ohio House Bill 143 at check-in. All playing sites will have their own check-in station.

The Showcase will accept any sanctioning body's insurance certificate. 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 event 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 number of runs given up. If still tied, then.....
3. Most number 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 showcase will be governed by the 2018 National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Rules of Softball with amendments as indicated below. 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 2019.

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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