Tournament Details

Dads Day 1 Day Classic

Jun 15 - 15 , 2024

Girls Fastpitch

8U-Open | 10U-Open |
12U-Open | 14U-Open


Bill Gravette Complex


3 Game Guarantee - 2 Pool then to single elimination

Tournament Director
Loren Fisher | fisher6081@gmail.com | 785-820-6191


Tournament Schedule
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FACILITY LOCATIONS: (8U, 10U, 12U, 14U) Bill Gravette Sports Complex, 1020 NW 8th St, Abilene, KS 67410

FIELD SURFACES: GRAVETTE COMPLEX: Fields 1-2 NORTH side of street, are dirt infields, grass outfield. Fields 3-6 SOUTH side of street, are dirt infields, grass outfield.

GAME TIMES: 8U: 55 minute pool & bracket games; 10U, 12U, 14U: 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)

T-SHIRTS FOR SALE: T-Shirts will be available for sale at the SOUTH 4 field quad concession stand area (Cash or Venmo)

CONCESSION STANDS: Will be available all day

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)

COACHES CHECK-IN & ADMISSION: 

GRAVETTE COMPLEX: Fields 1-6: Coaches Check-In will be as you enter the WEST side parking lot at the 4 field quad complex, South side of the street. First (3) coaches to sign in get in at no charge and will receive a coaches pass for the weekend. Everyone there after will pay to get in. First coach to sign in will receive their 1 new game ball.


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30 Registered Teams

Entry Fee

$255

8UOpen - $195

Enter by - Jun-10


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.

                     WELCOME TO THE DAD'S DAY 1 DAY SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

                    POWERED BY USA SOFTBALL OF KANSAS & TOURNAMENT MVP


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 RegisterUSASoftball.com 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 RegisterUSASoftball.com - NO EXCEPTIONS!

PLAYER ROSTERS: Coaches will need to have your player roster entered and completed on TournamentMVP.com 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 TournamentMVP.com 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. This can be completed through your team account in TournamentMVP.com. 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; fisher6081@gmail.com for more information or clarification.

For more information on this tournament contact: Loren Fisher 785-820-6191; fisher6081@gmail.com