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2017 PHOENIX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Tournament Information and Registration

PLACE: Phoenix, Arizona

FACILITIES USED: Tempe Diablo Stadium and fields, Papago Fields, Goodyear Stadium and fields, HoHoKam Stadium & Fitch Park, Talking Stick Stadium and Salt River Fields, Maryvale Stadium & fields, Glendale Stadium and fields, Peoria Sports Complex. 

DATES & DIVISIONS:
(Division will occur if 6 or more teams register before the final deposit date)

18 Wood Rookie
Thursday, September 28 - Sunday, October 1, 2017
Championships:  Sunday, October 1, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 8:30AM, 12:00PM, or 3:30PM
 
18 Aluminum Rookie/Open
Thursday, September 28 - Sunday, October 1, 2017
Championships:  Sunday, October 1, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 8:30AM, 12:00PM, or 3:30PM
 
18 Wood Open
Thursday, September 28 - Sunday, October 1, 2017
Championship: Sunday, October 1, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 8:30AM, 12:00PM, or 3:30PM
 
25 Wood Rookie
Thursday, October 5 - Sunday, October 8, 2017
Championships:  Sunday, October 8, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 8:30AM, 12:00PM, or 3:30PM
 
25 Wood Open
Thursday, October 5 - Sunday, October 8, 2017
Championships:  Sunday, October 8, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 8:30AM, 12:00PM, or 3:30PM
 
35 Wood Rookie
Sunday, October 1 – Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Championships:  Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 3:30PM, or 7:00PM
 
35 Wood Open
Sunday, October 1 – Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Championships:  Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 3:30PM, or 7:00PM
 
25/35 Aluminum Open
Wednesday, October 11 - Saturday, October 14, 2017
Championships:  Saturday, October 14, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 8:30AM, 12:00PM, or 3:30PM
 
45 Wood Rookie
Sunday, October 8 - Saturday, October 14, 2017

Championships:  Saturday, October 14, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 8:30AM, 12:00PM, or 3:30PM
 
45 Wood Open
Sunday, October 8 - Saturday, October 14, 2017
Championships:  Saturday, October 14, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 8:30AM, 12:00PM, or 3:30PM

50 Wood Rookie
Sunday, October 8 - Saturday, October 14, 2017
Championships:  Saturday, October 14, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 8:30AM, 12:00PM, or 3:30PM
 
50 Wood Open
Sunday, October 8 - Saturday, October 14, 2017
Championships:  Saturday, October 14, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 8:30AM, 12:00PM, or 3:30PM
 
55 Wood 
Sunday, October 8 - Saturday, October 14 2017
Championships: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 8:30AM, 12:00PM, or 3:30PM
 
60 Wood
Sunday, October 8 - Saturday, October 14, 2017
Championships:  Saturday, October 14, 2017
Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 8:30AM, 12:00PM, or 3:30PM
 
         Father/Son Wood Division
         Thursday, October 5 - Sunday, October 8, 2017
         Championships: Sunday, October 8, 2017
         Please be prepared to play Championship at either: 8:30AM, 12:00PM, or 3:30PM
        (If enough teams register we will split this into a Rookie and Open Division)
 
FORMAT: Pool play consisting of 5 guaranteed games for 18's, 25's, 35's, 45's, 50's, 55's, 60's & Father/Son divisions. Expanded playoff format for all divisions. (Expanded playoffs will be determined by the number of teams entered for each division - meaning most teams will be guaranteed 6 games)
 
PLAYOFFS: Quarterfinal, if necessary; Semifinal and Championship games.
 
AWARDS:
Team Champions: NABA Commemorative World Series Team trophy
Individual Team Champion Awards: Each winning team will have a choice to choose as
a team either:
1) NABA World Series Championship Rings
2) NABA World Series Championship Commemorative Embroidered Jackets
Team Runner-up: NABA Commemorative World Series Team Trophy
Individual Finalist Awards: Each winning team will have a choice to choose as
a team either:

1) NABA World Series Championship Watches
2) NABA World Series Championship Commemorative Embroidered Jackets

Team Pool Champion: Team pool trophy
Championship Game Gold Glove: Gold Glove award for each Championship Game
Championship Game MVP: MVP award for each Championship Game
Team MVP: Individual Game MVP award in each pool game for both teams

SPECIAL EVENTS: A Tournament Expo will be held at Tempe Diablo Stadium for teams and players to enjoy. The Tournament Expo will  feature food and drink specials, vendor booths, raffles and much more. All teams and players are welcome! The Tournament Expo is scheduled for: Saturday, October 7, 2017
 
ENTRY FEE:

All Divisions except Father/Son Divison:

Team Fee - NABA Affiliated Team

           1) 18's, 25's, 35's, 45's, 50's, 55's & 60 Division
 
           Player fee: $190.00 
           PAY EARLY AND RECEIVE A $20 DISCOUNT PER PLAYER
           Player fee: $170.00 (Player fee if a $500 team deposit is received by Aug. 2, 2017)
 
 Team Fee - NABA Unaffiliated Team
 
           1) 18's, 25's, 35's, 45's, 50's, 55's & 60 Division
 
           Player fee: $210.00
           PAY EARLY AND RECEIVE A $20 DISCOUNT PER PLAYER
           Player fee: $190.00 (Player fee if a $500 team deposit is received by Aug. 2, 2017)
 
No teams will be accepted after September 15, 2017. NABA reserves the right to refund and withdraw any team who does not meet the final payment deadline.
 
FATHER/SON DIVISION (THIS IS AN OPEN TOURNAMENT, ALL TEAMS ARE WELCOME):
 
Team Fee - Father
          
          Player fee:  $185.00
          PAY EARLY AND RECEIVE A $20 DISCOUNT PER PLAYER
          Player fee:  $165.00 (Player fee if a $500 team deposit is received August 2, 2017)
           
Team Fee - Son
         
          Player fee:  $165.00 
          PAY EARLY AND RECEIVE A $20 DISCOUNT PER PLAYER
          Player fee:  $145.00 (Player fee if a $500 team deposit is received August 2, 2017)
           

DISCOUNT FEE to the player fee: NABA recognizes the support and loyalty of our NABA teams. Upon registering for the tournament if your team plays in one of our sanctioned NABA Leagues across the country you are eligible for the NABA affiliated payer fee discount rate. Verification of playing in one of our sanctioned leagues will be verified through the NABA league online registration system.  If you team is not on the registration system the discount will not be applied.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:  Entry fee includes liability and medical insurance for each participant, baseballs, MLB spring training fields and stadiums (no high school fields), 2 umpires per game, 5 guaranteed games, expanded playoff formats for every division where applicable, awards for team pool champion, awards for team champion and team runner-up, awards for individual champions, awards for individual runner-ups, championship game Most Outstanding Player, championship game Gold Glove Award, individual game MVP awards, welcome party and expo, tournament program with map, and more.

COMMEMORATIVE T-SHIRTS: Commemorative NABA World Series t-shirts are available for purchase. Teams interested in purchasing commemorative t-shirts can order them for $8.00 each. Orders can be placed online here. ALL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED BY AUGUST 25, 2017 to have available for each team at the tournament.
 
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 September 15, 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.  TEAM'S MAY HAVE INDIVIDUAL PLAYERS CALL IN A DEPOSIT TO MEET THE DEPOSIT GUIDELINES.
 
HOTELS: Standard King, Standard Double Queen, Executive Kings, and Executive Double Queen Suites are being held for the NABA by two area hotel properties:
  • The Tempe Inn and Suites
  • The Holiday Inn & Suites- Mesa 
Information regarding hotel accommodations is located on the our web site under Hotel and Lodging for more information.
 
INFORMATION: For further information pertaining to the Phoenix World Series, 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 there are no refunds for players who did not show.
 
SEND FEES TO: NABA, Attn:  Phoenix World Series Tournament, 5944 S. Kipling St., Littleton, Colorado 80127 or call 800-621-6479 to make a payment over the phone or click the Phoenix World Series Sign Up and Pay link to pay online.
 

NABA Upcoming Events

2017 Arizona World Series

September 28th - October 14th (Dates vary by Division) Click on the logo to see all dates for each division!