District 7

Updated Saturday January 16, 2016 by Tony Smith .

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

2016 SEASON

 

 

 

Jan 23 2016 State Meeting Holiday Inn  Lake City, FL
Jan 30 2016 Umpire Clinic Hardee Ballpark
Feb 01 2016 National Scholarship applications due   
Apr 01 2016 Franchise renewals due  
May 01 2016 Rosters due  
May 15 2016  Pittas Scholorship applications due  
  District Tourn. Credentials Meeting  
  T-Ball & Machine Pitch District Tournament  
  AAA (Minor) District Tournament   
  Majors and Ozone District Tournament  

 

2016 District Tournament requirements: 

The host bid will include $100 per team entering the tournament to be paid by the host at the credentials meeting.

The field(s) will meet the requirements as set forth in the current edition of the Official Dixie Youth Rule Guide

A press box large enough to accommodate the scorekeeper, announcer and the Tournament Director will be provided.

Scorekeepers and announcers shall be competent and experienced adults.

A scoreboard with indicated balls, strikes, out, inning and game score will be provided and operated during all games.

Sufficient restrooms, seating and concessions shall be provided to accommodate the anticipated crowd.

A public address system that can be heard throughout the park shall be provided.

Host shall have sufficient cover for the field(s) on hand, in case of rain.

Water coolers provided for each dugout.

Opening ceremonies Friday evening prior to start of tournament play.

TROPHIES: Individual trophies will be given each player and coach listed on the affidavit of the winning team and the runner-up team. In the event there should be two (2) runners-up, all three (3) teams will be awarded trophies. A team trophy will also be given to the teams as per above. 

The District 7 "Clarence Hollifield Sportsmanship Award": A Sportsmanship trophy will be awarded for each division of tournament play. This will be selected based on feedback from competing teams, umpires & host to the District Director. This trophy must bear the name "Clarence Hollifield Sportsmanship Award" and will, at minimum, meet the same specifications as the Championship Team trophy.

CHAMPIONSHIP INDIVIDUAL 12” - 14” HIGH

RUNNER(S) UP INDIVIDUAL 10” - 12” HIGH

CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM 22” - 26” HIGH

RUNNER(S) UP TEAM 20” - 24” HIGH

SPORTSMANSHIP TEAM 22" - 26" HIGH 

* A participation award shall be given to all players to be awarded following elimination from tournament play.

* Gate fee to be charged will be $3 per person; age 6 & under free.

* Each team participating in the District Tournament will be required to present a flag representing their team/league to the host to be displayed at the tournament until elimination from tournament play.

(Flag dimensions to be 4’ x 6’ and include the DYB emblem minimum 18” x 18” . The layout must be approved by the State Director)

Flags can be used year to year and for other divisions of play if desired.

*** Effective 2010: All District umpires must be certified to umpire in district games ***

 

Pittas scholarship application (1).pdf