Welcome back to another fantastic season of St. Thomas Coed Slo-Pitch. There is lots to be done before the first pitch, during your games, and after the day is over. Here is a helpful guide to some of the things you need to do in order get your season off to a good start.
Before the Game Make sure you register your team with . SPN (Slo-Pitch National) Make sure your players have signed off on their waiver. Check the Schedule to see your game times. Everyone plays twice on Opening Day! Encourage your team to carry Government Issued ID in the event of a Roster Challenge. Make sure all underage players have submitted their Parental waiver. Please bring a Scorebook or sheet to the game. (We will supply an SPN book on Week 1). At the Game Bring a new SPN Hot Dot Ball(s) to be used during your game(s). Please be on time for your game, the Umpire is not required to give you a grace period. Confirm with the Umpires the start time of your game. No Inning can start after 1:15 and the maximum game time is 1:30. Be aware of Home and Away teams. If neither team knows who it Home, it will result in a coin toss. Home teams are listed both on the Website Schedule and in the Schedule Booklet. Pick up your Schedule Booklet from a member of the Executive and distribute them to your team. Be aware of League Rules. Remember you must alternate Male and Female players in your batting order. You can have no more than 5 male players in the field. You must have a minimum of 4 female players in the field. This would result in a maximum of 9 total players on the diamond (5 Male + 4 Female). All Home Runs must be retrieved by the team that hit them. 6-run limit per inning. 10-run mercy after 5-innings. The final inning is unlimited. After the Game The Winning team has to report the and final score on the appropriate Dated total innings played and Divisional Facebook post. (see example, click to enlarge ) The sooner you report your scores the sooner we can update the standings. The losing team should double check the posted score. In the event of a discrepancy, the Home team’s score will be used. Any team that fails to report their score will have their game recorded as a tie. If you have any questions regarding your game or other concerns, please contact a member of the Executive as soon as possible.
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