Tournament Details

Wade Bauer Memorial 1 Day

May 25 - 25 , 2024

Girls Fastpitch

8U-Open | 10U-Open |

Clay Center High School | Clay County Fairgrounds | Wakefield Ball Field

3 GG - 2 Pool then to single elimination bracket

Tournament Director
Loren Fisher | | 785-820-6191

Tournament Schedule
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Because of several issues that have developed in the past couple of days, NO games will now be played in Abilene for the Clay Center Wade Bauer Memorial Tournament.

ALL GAMES will now be played in Clay Center, with the exception of the 8's now playing in Wakefield.

All 8U games will be played in Wakefield at the City Park.

All 10U games will be played at the Fairgrounds and the High School in Clay Center.

All 12U games will still be played at the Fairgrounds in Clay Center.

Addresses for the facilities are as follows:

8U Wakefield City Park, 201 2nd St, Wakefield, KS 67487

10U Clay County Fairgrounds, 205 S 12th St, Clay Center, KS 67432

10U Clay Center High School, 1630 9th St, Clay Center, KS 67432

12U Clay County Fairgrounds, 205 S 12th St, Clay Center, KS 67432

PLEASE RE-CHECK your game times and fields, including 12's, as we have made some changes on 12's also.


GAME TIMES: 8U: 55 minute pool & bracket games; 10U, 12U: 70 minute pool & bracket games; flip for home team every game

INDIVIDUAL GATE FEE: Adults 18 and Older $6.00; Ages 5-17 $2.00 (Cash only) Passes are good for all locations.

T-SHIRTS FOR SALE: T-Shirts will be available for sale at the Clay Center Fairgrounds $20@shirt: (Cash or Venmo)


GAME BALLS: Hit your own balls. You will receive one (1) new game ball at your coaches check-in. Red-stitch ASA/USA Stamped 11" or 12" Optic Yellow .47 COR/375 Ball (No USSSA Blue-stitch balls will be used)


CLAY CENTER FAIRGROUNDS: Coaches Check-In will be at the WEST parking lot gate as you walk up to pay. If you come thru ANY OTHER gate at the Fairgrounds, as a coach, you will pay to get in and not be reimbursed. First (3) coaches to sign in get in at no charge. Everyone there after will pay to get in. First coach to sign in will receive their 1 new game ball.

CLAY CENTER HIGH SCHOOL: Coaches Check-In will be as you enter the facility. First (3) coaches to sign in get in at no charge. Everyone there after will pay to get in. First coach to sign in will receive their 1 new game ball.

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31 Registered Teams

Entry Fee


8UOpen - $195

Enter by - May-16

Tournament Info

We reserve the right to update or change information, formats or divisions on this event at any time. Please be sure to check back for possible updated information prior to coming to this tournament. Venue changes or additions, if needed, will be announced 7 days or more prior to the tournament.



NEW FOR 2024 – Teams will receive 1 new 11" or 12” Dudley Thunder Heat USA Red Stitch ball at Coaches check-in. 

September 1, 2023 starts the new insurance and registration period for 2024. If you currently have no team insurance, go to to obtain new insurance and register your team for 2024 thru USA Softball.

EFFECTIVE 9/1/23 - A player's age as of August 31 determines the age in which the player is eligible to play the following year.

COACHES BACKGROUND CHECK & SAFESPORT: All teams for 2024 must have at least 2 coaches who have passed the USA background check (passing a USSSA background check does not qualify for or replace passing a USA background check) & have completed their SafeSport certification found on - NO EXCEPTIONS!

PLAYER ROSTERS: Coaches will need to have your player roster entered and completed on no later than the Thursday evening before the start of the tournament. This is required for each tournament you enter. NO EXCEPTIONS!

ENTRY FEE PAYMENT POLICY: Credit or debit cards only. You will be paying the tournament entry fee thru PayPal. You do not have to have a PayPal account to pay. Teams will be dropped from the tournament, if the entry fee is not paid for by the tournament entry date deadline.

TOURNAMENT RULES: Can be viewed or downloaded by going to the "Tournament Documents" section.

TEAM TOURNAMENT DROP POLICY:  If a team drops before the registration deadline has passed, there will be a full refund. If a team  drops out after the tournament entry deadline as passed, for any reason, there will be no refund of entry fee monies, as schedules will be in play already. To qualify for a Team Drop refund or drop out of a tournament, go to your team home page on and put in a drop request. No emails, texts or phone calls. NO EXCEPTIONS.

RAINOUT LINE:  816-222-0076  Call this number for any weather-related or rain issues for the tournament.

RAINOUT INFORMATION: Will be posted on this tournament page at the top of the Pool schedule page, as well as on the Kansas Fastpitch Softball Facebook page.

RAINOUT REFUND POLICY: If no games are played, a refund minus a $20.00 administration fee will be issued. 1 game played 50% refund; 2 or more games played, no refund.

INDIVIDUAL GATE FEE: Adults 18 and Older $6.00; Ages 5-17 $2.00

This is a USA Fastpitch Softball sanctioned event. Proof of liability & accident insurance is REQUIRED PRIOR to playing in this event. We accept USA or USSSA insurance. Teams with USA Softball liability & accident insurance are AUTOMATICALLY A REGISTERED USA team. Teams with non-USA liability & accident insurance will be required to pay a one-time-for-the-season fee of $30 to become a USA registered team for 2024. This is valid thru 8/31/2024. You will be required to provide a PDF copy of your non-USA Softball liability & accident insurance policy, along with your $30 fee, no later than by the tournament entry deadline date. Contact Loren Fisher 785-820-6191; for more information or clarification.

For more information on this tournament contact: Loren Fisher 785-820-6191;