EL PASO COUNTY SHOWDOWN - SOCO NIT
APRIL 28TH - 29TH
The El Paso County Showdown is the first NIT of the 2017 Season for SoCo Sport will be played on April 29th and 30th at Sky View Sports Complex. Men's Open, Men's D, Men's E will compete on Saturday 29 April and CoEd will compete on Sunday 30 April. The entry fee for the NIT will be $325 for Men's and $300 for Co-Ed (Plus the one time Sanction Fee Online $25 IF NOT registered yet).
1st Place - Paid Entry to Worlds of Your Choice
2nd Place - 12 Custom Embroidered Pacific Headwear Team Hats
3rd Place - TBD Based on Entries
*Prize Package May Change Based on Teams Entered
Men's Open, Men's D and Men's E divisions can expect a Double Elimination Bracket (possible 3 Game Guarantee Bracket) with 70 Minute Game Times and a 20/16/12 Run Rule after 3rd, 4th and 5th inning respectively.
- Men's Open - 8 HR's then an Out
- Men's D - 4 HR's then an Out
- Men's E - 2 HR's then Inning Ending
*If Men's Open and D combine it will be 5 HR's then an Out
**Possibility of combining divisions exist.
Expect a good turnout with the possibility of a 2 Day Event for Men's. Teams will receive 2 balls upon entry and more will be for sale at $50 a dozen or $5 per ball Composite Cover (Hit Your Own Ball - Must be WSL Stamped).
- CoEd - 3 HR's (total) then an Out
CoEd will be Sunday only, 55 Minute Game Times and a 20/16/12 Run Rule after 3rd, 4th and 5th inning respectively. Teams will receive 2 Men's balls and Women's will be provided. Additional balls for sale at $50 A dozen or $5 per ball Composite Cover (Hit Your Own Ball - Must be WSL Stamped).
The entry deadline is Wednesday 26 April at 5pm. Contact Anthony at firstname.lastname@example.org or 719-310-1003 to enter.
2012 USSSA Stamps and 2013 ASA Stamped Bats only.
SKYVIEW RULE REMINDERS: Dogs okay on leash. Skyview is a Beer Garden and drinking inside the gates is permitted. Parking lot drinking or open containers outside the gates are prohibited. YOU MUST BUY BEER AT SKYVIEW. COOLERS FULL OF YOUR OWN BEER INSIDE IS PROHIBITED.
25 April - 4:45pm
- SoCo Sport will continue to monitor the weather for the El Paso County Showdown NIT as we move towards the weekend. The forecast does not look good, but as we know Spring weather for the Colorado Front Range can change drastically daily. As of now plan on playing as normal, we will give another update Wednesday afternoon/evening prior to bracketing. There is a possibility of running the Men's E portion of the NIT on Sunday. If you are an E team and unable to play on Sunday please let us know so we can plan accordingly.
26 April - 9:05pm
- The SoCo El Paso County Showdown will not play on Saturday 29 April due to the weather forecast. On Sunday 30 April we will run combine Men's D/E NIT and CoEd will be cancelled. Men's D/E teams will have until 1pm on Thursday 27 April to enter/drop for the tournament and the bracket will be completed and published Thursday afternoon.
- 70 Minute Game Times
- 2 Home Runs then an Out
- Run Rule - 20/16/12
- Top D Team - Paid Entry to Worlds of Your Choice
- Top E Team - Paid Entry to Worlds of Your Choice
- 2nd E Team - 12 Custom Pacific Headwear Team Hats
***The tournament will play as scheduled. The fields are clear.***
MEN’S D/E: 2 HR & OUTS
1. Peterson AFB
2. C-Town* (Center, CO)
4. Colorado Mayhem
5. Colorado Hitmen
6. All Mixed Up
8. Middle's Open* (Monte Vista, CO)
9. KI/Farmers Insurance
10. Fort Carson
11. Swamp Donkeys
12. Stiff D
13. Young Gunz