September 3rd - 8th 

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NAGAAA 2018 TAMPA BAY GAY SOFTBALL WORLD SERIES

Critical

Dates &

Times


Saturday, September 1

  • Summer Meetings
    • Marriott Waterside, 8AM


Sunday, September 2

  • Summer Meetings
    • Marriott Waterside, 8AM
  • Registration
    • ​Marriott Waterside, Noon - 6PM
      • ​​Valid ID is Required


Monday, September 3

  • Registration
    • ​Marriott Waterside, 9AM - 3PM
      • ​​​​Valid ID is Required
    • ​Curtis Hixon Park, 5PM - 8PM
      • ​​​Valid ID is Required
  • Managers Meeting:
    • Marriott Waterside, [Afternoon; Exact Time TBD]
  • Opening Ceremony
    • ​Curtis Hixon Park, 5-10PM


Tuesday, September 4 – Thursday, September 6 

  • Registration
    • ​All Fields, Beginning @7AM
      • Valid ID is Required
    • Registration Closes after the First Pitch of Double Elimination for Each Respective Division.
      • Expected Closing Times on Thursday:
        - A Division:   8:50PM
        - B Division:   7:50AM
        - C Division:   7:50AM
        - D Division:   7:50AM
        - All Masters: 1:15PM

  • Competition 
    • ​Games Begin Daily at 7:50 AM


Saturday, September 8 

  • Closing Ceremony
    • ​Cuban Club, 6-11PM


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Venues


Host Hotels

  • Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina
  • Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown Convention Center


Q: What are the Requirements surrounding Hotel Deposit Rebates?
A: To qualify for a refund of the $300 per-team host-hotel deposit refund,

     each team must demonstrate that they have paid for three (3) rooms for five (5) nights each

     – or a cumulative total of 15 room-nights – between September 3 and September 8.


Q: Are there Shuttles from the Host Hotels to the Various Fields?

A: Shuttles are not provided to the venues. Transportation to the fields is a responsibility of the participants.

  • All the Fields are a +/-30 Minute Drive from the Host Hotels - (time of day & traffic conditions notwithstanding).  



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Fields

  • Ed Radice Sports Complex
  • Dick Greco Softball Complex
  • ​Eddie C. Moore Softball Complex
  • New TampaSoftball Complex
  • ​Randy Larson Softball Complex


Q: Are any of the Fields Artificial Turf?

A: No. All of the Field Complexes are Clay Infields with Grass Outfields.


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Pool

Play


Tuesday, September 4

  • B, C, & D Divisions:     [Beginning @7:50 AM]


Wednesday, September 5

  • B, C, & D Divisions:     [Beginning @7:50 AM]
  • A & Masters Divisions: [Beginning @7:50 AM]

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VisitmyGSWS.Comfor Schedule

*Site Availability To Be Announced

Double

Elimination


Thursday, September 6

  • B, C, & D Divisions:     [Beginning @7:50 AM]
  • A & Masters Division:   [APPROX @1:00 PM]


Q: May I play in Double Elimination games if I did not play in Pool Play?

A: Yes, but you Must Be Registered before the Start of Double Elimination Games in your Division.


Visit myGSWS.Com for Schedule
*Site Availability To Be Announced

Rosters


Q: When may Commissioners begin submitting World Series Rosters?
A: July 16


Q: When are World Series Rosters Due?
A: No later than 11:59 Pacific Time on August 15, 2018

Bats


Q: Can I bring my own bats?  What bats will we be using?

A: We will use the pick-­a-­stick format.

  • Both teams will pick from the same bucket of bats provided.
  • The provided bats are the same as those used in the 2017 GSWS.
  • No Bats, Other than those Provided by the Tournament (Model Names Listed Below)​:


  1. DeMarini Legacy (balanced) 25oz, 26oz, 27oz and 28oz.
  2. DeMarini Future (end-­loaded) 25.5oz, 26.5oz, 27.5oz and 28.5oz

Pick-Up

Players


Q: Can I pick up players from outside of my League/Association?
A:
Teams may add up to four players from outside of their member association for

     Masters Divisions only with the following exception:

  • Member associations sending only one team total (across all divisions) may add up to four players from any other member association so long as all other player/team eligibility requirements are met.
    • This rule is designed to assist smaller leagues (less than 10 teams) who may need assistance from outside of their league to fill an open-­roster team.


For more information, Contact NAGAAA 

Assistant Commissioner Jeff Card

Other

FAQs


Q: What if I played in more than one NAGAAA Member League?  

     How do I know for which league I qualify to play in the GSWS?


A: Players who play in more than one league must declare in which league he or she intends to qualify for the
     GSWS at the first registration of the league in which he or she plays. Unless otherwise officially       

     documented, the player’s home association is considered his or her qualifying league.


Q: How do I get my Hotel Deposit money back?
A: You must present the (NAGAAA) Treasurer with copies of your Hotel Receipt

     from the Host Hotels showing you met the minimum requirement.


DISCLAIMER

This FAQ document is intended to provide answers for Frequently Asked Questions and not intended as a comprehensive document. 

NAGAAA reserves the right to make changes to dates and times listed above as needed.
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