General Tournament Information
The tournament headquarters is the Holiday Inn-Dulles. That hotel will host the administrative meetings. More information on that property and the meetings is below.
All playing rules shall be governed by the official USSSA Fastpitch softball rulebook and national by-laws. The rulebook online at www.usssa.com will always supersede the latest printed version if a discrepancy exists.
If you are a 10C team, please review the 10U “C” Rule Exceptions document (click here).
Awards Package sizes will be based on the number of teams in the tournament. Below is the full-size package that will be awarded for divisions with more than 32 teams per age division:
- Team trophies to the top six teams
- Individual awards to the top six teams
- Team Sportsmanship award
- Outstanding Pitcher award
- Outstanding Offensive Player award
- Outstanding Defensive Player award
- MVP award
Several top-tier facilities in Loudoun County will be used for this event, including the parks listed below. The tournament website listed above provides driving directions and park information for each facility. The daily park assignments for each age/class bracket will not be known until very shortly before the event and are always subject to change.
Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park
42405 Claudia Drive
22377 Belmont Ridge Road
Ashburn, VA 20148
Edgar Tillet Memorial Park
21561 Belmont Ridge Road
Ashburn, VA 20148
Potomack Lakes Sportsplex
20280 Cascades Parkway
Sterling, VA 20164
Claude Moore Park
21544 Old Vestal's Gap Road
Sterling, VA 20164
Hal & Berni Hanson Regional Park
22831 Hanson Park Drive
Aldie, VA 20105
Softball & Bats
The tournament ball will be played with the AD Star Tournament Performance Ball, yellow leather cover, .47 cor.
All bats must bear either of the two USSSA logos with a manufacturer’s stamp of 1.20 BPF and must be in accordance with the 2016 bat regulations.
National Championship Merchandise
UUSSSA National Championship apparel and souvenirs, such as t-shirts, National Championship and pins will be sold during the Manager’s Check-In, Opening Celebration and at each park throughout the tournament. All teams registered by the pre-order deadline will be sent instructions via email on how to pre-order their tournament t-shirts
Required Materials – Team Roster & Team Insurance
All managers will be required to check in their team prior to the event. At this check-in, it is mandatory that the manager turn in a USSSA official roster, fully signed by players and parents and a copy of team insurance.
The Managers Check In will take place on Wednesday July 12th at 9 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-Dulles The Managers' Meeting and Lunch will immediately follow at 11:30 a.m. Players do NOT need to be in attendance for this check-in. ONLY TWO coaches per team are permitted to attend the Managers' Meeting and Lunch.
There will be an optional team gift exchange. Teams wishing to participate should bring something that is representative of their home area, the value of which is usually in the +/-$12-$15 range. It is recommended that teams bring a minimum of 16 gifts to exchange. The team manager will inform our staff at the Manager’s Check-In that their team brought a gift to participate in the gift exchange. Participating teams will be paired up during the Managers Luncheon at which point the team representatives can coordinate a time that is best for both teams to exchange gifts.
There are plenty of things to do off the field during your stay. For information on area attractions in Loudoun County, Virginia, please Click Here.