2017 California KickoffTournament Information
DATES: Saturday, January 14 - Monday, January 16, 2017
DIVISIONS: 18 Wood-Open, 18 Wood-Rookie, 18 Aluminum-Rookie, 25 Wood, 35 Wood, 45 Wood, 50 Wood
FIELDS: York Field, Azusa Memorial Park, Don Bosco High School, Northwoods High School, Orange High School, South El Monte High School, South Pasadena High School, Schurr High School, Montbello High School, La Quinta High School. (We will continue to update this list as we obtain the fields)
PLEASE NOTE: (A division will occur if four teams register by the entry fee deadline. Extra Divisions may be created or merged based on the number of teams entered.)
THIS IS AN OPEN TOURNAMENT, and all teams are welcome!
PLAYOFFS: Semifinals either Sunday evening or Monday morning.
CHAMPIONSHIPS: Monday, January 16, 2017
13" x 17" Team Champion plaque
NABA Custom Award with Team Name; or a $500.00 credit to the Las Vegas Memorial Weekend Tournament
13" x 17" Team Finalist plaque
NABA Custom Award with Team Name, or a $250.00 credit to the Las Vegas Memorial Weekend Tournament
Team Fee - NABA League Team:
$1,300.00 (A $500 deposit must be submitted any time from November 1, through January 6, 2017. Individual player payments can be made to cover the deposit!)
Team Fee- Unaffiliated Teams
$1,495.00 (A $500 deposit must be submitted any time from November 1, through January 6, 2017. Individual player payments can be made to cover the deposit!)
Team fee is for 15 player roster. Additional players over 15 on allotted roster: $30 per player
NABA MEMBER DISCOUNT: Any team with 10 or more NABA players who are registered in the NABA registration system online in either 2016 or 2017 is classified as an NABA League team and is entitled to the NABA MEMBER DISCOUNT.
DEPOSIT DATE: A $500.00 non-refundable deposit must be received to reserve a spot in the tournament and to earn the discounts by the dates listed above. NOTE: No teams will be accepted after January 6, 2017. If you are struggling with a deposit or with team funds, call us, and we will work out a payment plan to help get your team the opportunity to play baseball in the California Kickoff.
ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: 3 guaranteed games, NABA liability insurance for each team, fields, umpires, 3 baseballs for each game played per team, scorebook, lineup cards, tournament rules, team champion trophy, champion finalist trophy, individual champion awards, individual finalist awards for runner-up, championship game MVP award, and championship game Gold Glove award.
COMMEMORATIVE T-SHIRTS: Commemorative NABA California Kickoff Classic t-shirts are available for purchase. Team T-SHIRTS interested in purchasing t-shirts can order them for $8.00 each. Orders can be placed online by clicking here: Tournament T-Shirt Order Form. ORDERS CAN BE PLACED AT ANYTIME. However, if would like them to be available for the event all orders must be place by December 30, 2016.
DEPOSITS: All teams must submit a non-refundable $500.00 deposit to reserve a place in the tournament. The balance of the team fee must be submitted by January 14, 2017. All fees sent by mail must be in money order or cashier check and sent to NABA, 5944 S. Kipling Pkwy, Suite 200, Littleton, Colorado 80127. The NABA also accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express for your convenience at www.dugout.org.
INFORMATION: For further information pertaining to the California Kickoff Classic, visit our website at www.dugout.org. Information pertaining to tournament rules, tiebreaker rules, eligibility rules, schedule requests, refund policies, hotel – car rental information, roster forms and schedules are posted there.
REFUND POLICY PRIOR TO TOURNAMENT: No refund will be given if the tournament bracket or schedule has been posted. If the schedule has not been posted and you call 15 business days before the tournament start date a full refund will be given minus the deposit. If the schedule has not been posted and you call 8 to 14 business days before the tournament start date, 50 percent of your fee will be returned minus the deposit; if the schedule has not been posted and you call 7 or fewer business days before the tournament start date, no refund will be given. After the managers check-in there are no refunds for players who did not show.SEND FEES TO: NABA, Attn: California Kickoff Tournament, 5944 S. Kipling St., Littleton, Colorado 80127 or call 800-621-6479 to make a payment over the phone or click the California Kickoff Classic Sign Up and Pay link to pay online.