OFC-Ohio Fastpitch Connection Hosted Tournament(s)
OFA-Ohio Fastpitch Association Hosted Tournament(s)
Delay of Game(s) Policy:
All Game(s) that will be delayed longer than Time Remaining in Game(s), that have Completed 3 innings of play, when game(s) stop
will be Scores as a "Official Completed Game"
by reverting back to last completed inning, unless Home Team is winning.
All Game(s) left on Schedule when play re-starts may be altered, in order to Complete as many Games as possible.
If Games are altered by Shorting Game(s) times we will change the "Run ahead rule" & Mercy rule" 6 runs after 3 innings, 5 runs after 4 innings of play.
* Note: In Extreme cases, the Game length Time will over-ride the "Run ahead rule" and the game will be Declare Complete and Count as a Offical Game.
If no games are able to be played, a "partial refund" or "Credit" for Future Tourmanet(s) hosted by OFC or OFA,
may be provided to each team. Full refunds
are not possible due to the expenses of the tournament which must be paid prior to the first game played.
No refunds or credits will be given if your team has played at least one game. If extensive rain causes a delay that makes it impossible to complete the
tournament format, Tournament Director reserves the right to alter the format due to any unforseen cirumstances.
Example: Tournament may be changed to single elimination.(may use point system, to move Team(s) ahead on Brackets)
If weather causes the tournament to be canceled after games have been played, a point system will be used to determine the winners.
If we're playing "POOL PLAY"
or "ROUND ROBIN"
The number of games completed by all teams will determine the number of games used for
the point system
(i.e. if 70% of the teams has completed 4 games, but 30% have completed 3 games, only the first 3 games will be used for points).
If we're playing "BRACKET PLAY"
the number of games completed by all teams "STILL"
in the "WINNERS BRACKETS"
will determine the number of games
used for the point system (i.e. if 60% of the teams has completed 3 games, but 40% have completed 2 games, only the first 2 games will be used for points).
* Note: If 1st Flight in BRACKET PLAY
is not complete, we will revert to Rule "E"
to declare Tournament Champions.
Points will be awarded as follows.
3 = Win
2 = Tie
1 = Lost
5 = points for each Run scored.
-5 points for each Runs Allowed.
Tie if weather causes the tournament to be canceled decided by :
Total Points ,Head to Head,Runs Allowed, Runs Score,Coin Toss.
Zero Tolerence Policy - Profanity, Berating !