USSSA Convention chatter
The USSSA Convention and meetings are over. Here is some of the information I have gathered from a couple of sources that were at the convention.
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USSSA Slow pitch changes:
– Run rules were lowered in classes "D" & "E"
– Home Run rule in mens class 'B' is now 6
– Home Run rule in mens class 'C' is now 4
– All World Tournaments in Womens play and Classes C, D, and E in Mens that are held at Disney will be a 3 game guarantee bracket
– World Tournament champions will receive 15 rings from Jostens
– Non Conference teams now have 8 moves after the roster is frozen….(up from 6)
– New State directors were announced
Conference USSSA News:
– The 2013 Conference USSSA Schedule was finalized.
– USSSA is expecting 50 teams to join Conference USSSA in 2013.
– Currently the top 28 teams in points earn the travel money. That could increase to 32 teams if 50 teams join.
– There will be affiliate Conference tournaments where Conference teams can earn as many as 100 Conference points for winning the affiliate event.
– The new Portland event is expecting 30-35 teams entered