Alliance 2017 Opening Tournament
SCIFL is opening its 2017 Alliance Tournament in Palm Springs, CA on March 25 - 26, 2017. The tournament will be hosted by the City of Palm Springs.
The schedule has been set and all games will be played at Demuth Park, 4365 E. Mesquite Ave., Palm Springs, on fields #7 & #8 on the West end of the park.
LV info updated 02/27/17
Las Vegas Road Trip X– Update #3This year the Las Vegas Road Trip X will have 42 teams in total; the most ever participating in the event. Teams from Canada, Mexico, and the United States are all represented in this tournament.
All teams have paid their entry fee allowing the schedule to be set earlier than the years before. Here is the schedule for all the divisions.
A Division Schedule, A-Major Division Schedule, AA/AA-Major Division Schedule
The tournament will be using NAFA rules along with special rules. Teams will have the option to bat up to 10 players using the Extra Hitter (EH), a Designated Runner (DR), and a Courtesy Runner (CR) may be used for the pitcher or catcher ONLY but it must be the last recorded out.
All divisions will use the 3-game guarantee NAFA bracket. The championship games are scheduled for 3:00 PM on Sunday with "IF" games immediately after if necessary. Please keep in mind that with any tournament(s) the scheduled times and games may be push back a bit during the course of the day so please plan flights accordingly.
If your normal routine is to have a conference with all your players before the first pitch, please do that before the coin flip or better yet, while the game before you is in play so we can keep games running as close to on-time as possible. The umpires will be instructed to get you moving and start the game without wasting anytime. Also, keep your teams moving in and out of the dugouts as quickly as possible. The courtesy runner for the catcher is there for a reason, to get their gear on while the inning is in play and not after the last out.
The USA Softball Bat Testing & Certification Program along with compression testing will be utilized in this tournament – NAFA 2017 tamper proof decal stickers will be provided for passing bats.
Bat testing will be conducted at Sunset Park fields 11, 12, 13, 14 and in order for the bat to receive a tamper proof decal sticker it must meet the USA Softball Bat Testing & Certification Program by having 1) the ASA certification mark, 2) is not on the Non-Approved Bat List, and 3) passes compression.
Once the bat passes its testing it will be given an NAFA 2017 tamper proof decal sticker. Bats without a NAFA 2017 tamper proof decal sticker will not be allowed in the game. Players should not try to take the tamper proof decal sticker off because any bat with a sticker that looks like it’s been tampered with will not be allowed in play.
The tournament will be played at
Sunset Park - Fields 11,12,13 &14
2601 E. Sunset Road, Las Vegas, NV
Link to Park - Note that we are playing on the fields off Eastern Ave., South of Sunset Park Road. Park in the lot South of the fields.
Warm Springs Park - Fields 8, 9 & 10
7262 S Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, NV
Link to Park - Please take precautions when parking your car as some of the spaces are close to the fields.
This tournament will be selling t-shirts this year which will include the team’s name. Please review the spelling to ensure it is printed correctly because the shirts will be printed in advance. Please let me know if a name correction is required. If I do not hear from you it will be assumed that the team’s name is correctly spelled. Please advise no later than March 3rd.
Please help keep tournament costs down by booking at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder. If your team books at least five (5) rooms and stays at our host hotel on Friday and Saturday nights you will receive $25 back on your entry fee. Plus, booking with Arizona Charlie’s you will receive a special rate of $50 per night for Friday and Saturday and $35 for Thursday and Sunday nights if you book directly with the hotel by calling 800-362-4040 and referencing code C-SCIFL or mention So Cal Independent Fast Pitch League. In order to receive this rate you must book by midnight of cut-off date March 23, 2017.
Rooms booked any other way (Priceline, Expedia, etc…) cannot be confirmed through the hotel and are not used toward our count and you will not receive the team credit if you book five rooms or more. If you need to book more than three (3) rooms on the same credit card, please contact Kathy Brennan at 702-951-5942 in the group sales department and she will be more than happy to assist you. Also, if the 800 say’s they do not have the SCIFL listing, please call Kathy to book your room. If she is not there, leave a message and she will get back to you.
Please confirm you received your game times, your team name is spelled correctly, and for those teams that have not provided a roster please do so now.
For previous updates about this event, please continue reading below.
Las Vegas Road Trip X– Update #2 Due Date
The Las Vegas Road Trip X payment due date is quickly approaching so teams that have not paid will have until Friday, February 17, 2017, otherwise, you run the risk of being dropped to the waiting list.
How it will work
Teams listed below, in each division, are in order of which they paid followed by the order in which they notified the tournament director of their interest in participating in the tournament – the waiting list follows the same concept.
Teams listed as “Paid” have guaranteed their spot in the tournament. Come February 18, 2017 teams from the waiting list who have paid will be moved into the corresponding division and the team at the bottom of the list who has not paid will be moved down to the waiting list in the order in which the team notified the tournament director of their interest.
If a division still has teams that have not paid, then whoever pays first either from the division list or waiting list will be entered into the tournament until it becomes full.
This year there are two ways of paying your entry fee to ensure you meet the due date and not lose your spot. You can pay online by clicking here or mailing a check to
PO Box 6572
Burbank, CA 91510-6572
Payment updates will be posted on this website.
TJ Fastptich, Mex (Paid)
Desperado Sports Tavern, MT (Paid)
Ostrander Norsemen, MN (Paid)
Team Marquez, Mex (Paid)
Page Brake, UT (Paid)
J&B Bombers, CA (Paid)
Northeast Naturals, PA (Paid)
Marchio Sausage Co, MN (Paid)
Hector's NAFA Selects, CO (Paid)
Santa Cecilia, Mex (Paid)
Tijuana Masters, Mex (Paid)
All Star Automotive, CA (Paid)
Buzzards, CA (Paid)
PG Falcons, CAN (Paid)
Tint Centre Cubs, CAN (Paid)
Vancouver Hawks, CAN (Paid)
KW Pirates, CA (Paid)
Maccabi USA, CA (Paid)
Those Guys, CA (Paid)
A1 Rockies, CA (Paid)
Juaneno Smokers, CA (Paid)
Dragons, AZ (Paid)
Browning Fastpitch, UT (Paid)
Colorado Knight, CO (Paid)
Seattle Fastpitch, WA (Paid)
Brian's Blackhawks, OK (Paid)
Maccabi Canada Rays, CAN (Paid)
Dream Chasers, SD (Paid)
War Chiefs, OK (Paid)
So Cal Heat, CA (Paid)
OPVS, OK (Paid)
Wololok, CA (Paid)
Colton Dirt Bags, CA (Paid)
So Cal Bandits, CA (Paid)
Arizona Brewers, AZ (Paid)
Budmen, CA (Paid)
Coyotes, CA (Paid)
Oklahoma Sykos, OK (Paid)
HomeBoys, NM (Paid)
Austin Bluejays, TX (Paid)
McCoy 913, NM (Paid)
Morongo Athletics, CA (Paid)
Camrose Fury, CAN A-Major
For previous updates about this event, please continue reading below.
Las Vegas Road Trip X– Update Due to limited resources, this tournament will have a maximum of 36 teams in total. This means the tournament is now full and it has seven teams on the waiting list. Teams still interested in participating can email the tournament director, Jesse Ortiz, so they can be added to the waiting list.
A team who is added to the waiting list and pays their complete entry fee will have an opportunity to participate if a team drops out or does not pay by the due date. If a team on the waiting list pays their complete entry fee and is not able to get in, the entry fee will be returned.
Money is now due for the teams that have expressed interest in participating in the tournament. If the money is not received by February 17, 2017 you may lose your spot to a team on the waiting list who has paid. The due date will provide teams on the waiting list sufficient time to make appropriate arrangements to participate, if they get in.
For the original details about this event click here.
Tamper proof decal stickers will be utilized at all SCIFL events so each bat will need to be tested prior to use. Bats that do not have a tamper proof decal sticker will not be allowed in the game. Players should not try to take the tamper proof decal sticker off because any bat with a sticker that looks like it’s been tampered with will not be allowed in play.
In order to start the games on time please arrive at least 45 minutes prior to game time so we can test your bat and provide passing bats with a tamper proof decal sticker for umpires to check on the field.
SCIFL is a non-profit organization that only receives funds from the entry fee teams pay to cover the expenses of running a tournament. Once a team commits to the tournament the expenses are calculated and the field rentals are paid in advance. If a team has committed and then decides to drop out of the tournament, for any reason, they will be subject to the entry fee to cover expenses. The fees will need to be paid prior to any future SCIFL and NAFA tournaments to avoid the team’s roster (players) from suspension. SCIFL will take the team’s roster from the last tournament they played in and will place those players on a suspension list if the cancellation fee is not paid. This means players from that team will not be able to play in any SCIFL and NAFA tournaments until the cancellation fee is paid, so please make sure when you commit you are committed to playing in the tournament.
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