Au Sable Forks Fastpitch Tournament
ASA rules with the Designated Player and Flex Player will be enforced with the following exceptions:
A coin flip will determine choice of home team for ALL tournament games.
Re-entry rule only applies to the 9 or 10 starters. No courtesy
Intentional walks...4 balls must be pitched.
-Games are 6 innings. If home team is winning the bottom of the inning will NOT be played. (Strategize your choice
of home team vs. visitors as it applies to tie-breaking formulas for pool play.)
-1 extra inning will be played using the International Tie Breaker in the 7th inning with the last scheduled
batter starting at 2nd base.
If the score remains tied after 7 complete the game will be ruled a tie.
-Run ahead rule is 10 runs after 4 innings or 7 runs after 5 innings.
Semi-Finals and Finals:
Semi-Finals and Finals will be 7 inning games
Run ahead rule in semi-finals 7 runs after 5 innings
-Extra innings will be played using the International Tie Breaker in the top of the 10th inning with the
last scheduled batter starting at 2nd base.
-No run ahead rule in final game.
Out catcher Rule- optional- Replacement runner is the last scheduled batter in the batting order.