Salt Lake City, UT
Team USA Junior Men's team will headline the field of teams for the inaugural Carl Hansen-Page Brake Invitational men's fastpitch tournament in Salt Lake City, July 14 & 15.
The tournament is being staged as a fundraiser for Kings (Salt Lake) and Page Brake's 18 & Under boys team (Salt Lake) and to showcase Team USA's Junior Men's Team, preparing for the ISF World Championships in Canada in 2008.
With three berths already taken, 9 berths remain for this 12-team event. Here are details:
July 14 (Saturday) round robin games will be played at Sunnyside Park in Salt Lake City.
July 15 (Sunday) 12-team single elimination bracket games will be played at Cottonwood Complex
$350 entry fee payable to Les Vaughan and mailed to Les Vaughan - 262 E. 1950 S. - Bountiful, UT 84010.
4-game guarantee (3 in round robin and at least 1 in bracket play)
Tournament is open as far as team classifications are concerned.
ASA sanction and rules.
Champions - Trophy and individual T-shirts for players
Runner Up - T-shirts or cap for players
MVP - Glove
MV Pitcher - Jacket or cleats
Leading Hitter - Bat
Carl Hansen Sportsmanship Award (individual) - Jacket
Round robin games will have a 1:45 time limit and 7 after 5 innings mercy rule
Bracket games will have a 7 after 5 innings mercy rule
Headquarters Hotel is Crystal Inn - 818 E. Winchester St. - Murray, UT 84107 - 801-685-9300
Contact: Benja Kirk (or anyone in reservations) refer to Carl Hansen Invitational room block
Rates: 1 King and 1 foldout sofa bed - $72, 2 Queen Beds - $77.
Meals: Above rates include a full buffet breakfast and served dinner from 5-7 each day for each room occupant.
Drive Time from motel: 10 minutes to Sunnyside and 5 minutes to Cottonwood.