Tournament Details

St. Joseph Bats & Brooms Classic

Oct 12 - 13 , 2024

Girls Fastpitch

8U-Open | 10U-B/C |
12U-B/C | 14U-B/C


Bill McKinney Sports Complex at Heritage Park (St. Joseph)


Three game pool play to single elimination bracket

Tournament Director
Brett Esely | besely@stjomo.com | 816-262-7480

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2 Registered Teams

Entry Fee

$350

8UOpen - $270

Enter by - Oct-04


Tournament Info

BATS & BROOMS CLASSIC

BILL MCKINNEY SOFTBALL COMPLEX AT HERITAGE PARK

ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI

OCTOBER 12-13, 2024

HOSTED BY THE ST. JOSEPH SPORTS COMMISSION

CLICK TO PAY ENTRY FEE

 

Format:

Wickedly fly into to St. Joseph this fall, October 12-13 for this early Halloween themed tournament!  This event is open to the following divisions:

8U OPEN

10U B

10U C

12U B

12U C

14U B

14U C

As a note, we will combine divisions in each age if at least four teams aren’t reached in each classification.  Pool play begins on Saturday, October 12 with a three-game guarantee moving on to single elimination bracket play on Sunday.  Be prepared to play on Friday evening if participation/scheduling makes it necessary.

Please note, we will combine B & C divisions if need to be complete a full pool.

Entry Fee: $350 per team (10U, 12U, 14U), $270 per team (8U) - (Payment is accepted by either cash, check or credit card).  If paid by credit card, please use the link on this page.  If by check or cash, please mail to the below address:

St. Joseph Sports Commission

Attn: Brett Esely

911 Frederick Ave.

St. Joseph, MO 64501

Please make check out to: St. Joseph Sports Commission

Gate Fee: $5 per person, per day, children 6 & under will be admitted free

Rules of Play:

“C” State rules are used for play with modification.  Teams will bat line up.  Age eligibility will be determined in accordance with current USA Softball regulations.  All teams will receive one new ball for tournament play.

Dugout Contest:

Stay tuned for details as we plan a Halloween themed contest for participants.

About Heritage Park: 

Heritage Park is a five-field softball complex located adjacent to the Missouri River in St. Joseph and was named the 2009 National Amateur Softball Association Complex of the Year.  It has hosted ten national tournaments, several regional and state tournaments along with the NCAA Softball National Championship in 2011.

Awards: 

Awards in all divisions are based solely off bracket play results, not pool play.

Rainout Policy:

If 75% of games are played, there will be no refunds.  Any refunds will be issued based on the number of games a team played.  If no games are played, a $50 administration fee will be withheld from the refund.

No refunds will be allowed for teams who forfeit games or drop out once a division is full and schedule has been made.

Hotels & Other Accommodations:

Visit stjomo.com for a complete listing of hotel properties and other amenities in the area.

Tournament Director Information:

Brett Esely – 816-233-6688 – besely@stjomo.com