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D-backs and NABI Inter-Tribal & Youth Baseball & Softball Tournamanent

Advanced registration is required and must be received by 5:00PM on Friday, May 22, 2015. Spaces in the tournament will be filled on a first come first served basis and spaces are limited. The first paid entries, including completed roster and contact information will be registered. Online registration will be available in early March.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

WHEN: Wednesday, June 17 through Saturday, June 20

WHERE: Tournament Headquarters
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
7555 N. Pima Rd
Scottsdale, AZ

ENTRY FEE:
Single A Division: $250 per team
Double A Division: $300 per team
Triple A NABI Boys Baseball: $350 per team
Triple A NABI Girls Softball: $350 per team

DIVISIONS/AGES:
Single A Division • Ages 9 - 12 years
Youth born between July 1, 2002 and June 30, 2006

Double A Division • Ages 13 - 15 years
Youth born between July 1, 1999 and June 30, 2002 - 12 year-olds may play in the Double A Division with the completion of the Double A Division 12-year-old Consent Form

Triple A NABI Boys Baseball • High school Freshmen - Seniors
Youth Graduating in 2015, '16, '17, '18
Youth who graduated in 2014 may participate if:

  • They were born after July 1 1995
  • They have not competed at any collegiate or professional level

Triple A NABI Girls Softball • High school Freshmen - Seniors
Youth Graduating in 2015, '16, '17, '18
Youth who graduated in 2014 may participate if:

  • They were born after July 1 1995
  • They have not competed at any collegiate or professional level

PROOF OF AGE: Proof of age and grade level must be available at the start of the tournament and submitted upon request throughout the duration of the tournament.

PROOF OF NATIVE AMERICAN BLOOD: This is an all-Native American tournament, which requires official proof of Native American blood that must be available throughout the tournament. Proof can be a CIB number or a copy of the parent's and participant's birth certificates. Teams may be inter-tribal.

ROSTERS: Team rosters must have a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 15 players.

TEAM REGISTRATION: Advanced registration is required and must be received by 5:00PM on Friday, May 22, 2015. Spaces in the tournament will be filled on a first come first served basis and spaces are limited. The first paid entries, including information will be registered. Entry fee must be paid by money order. Personal checks will not be accepted. Registration fees are non-refundable. Online registration will be available in early March.

MONEY ORDER SHOULD BE PAYABLE TO:
Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation
401 East Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

REGISTRATION FEE, ROSTER AND CONTACT INFORMATION SHOULD BE MAILED TO:
Arizona Diamondbacks (Attn: Tara Trzinski)
401 E. Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

TOURNAMENT FORMAT: All divisions (pending registration numbers) will be a round robin (pool play) tournament with a single elimination championship round. Each team is guaranteed three games in the tournament.

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TOURNAMENT AWARDS

FIRST PLACE: Team receives team and individual trophies during pregame recognition at Chase Field

SECOND PLACE: Team receives team trophy during pregame recognition at Chase Field

THIRD PLACE: Team receives team trophy during pregame recognition at Chase Field

Individual awards are given out to the top players in all divisions.

EQUIPMENT: Teams must provide their own equipment, such as bats, gloves, batting helmets and catchers' equipment. Batting helmets are required for all batters and base runners.

SCHEDULING: Due to the number of teams and field availability, the game times will be strictly enforced. To avoid forfeit, teams should be prepared to play with team rosters and lineups in hand no less than 15 minutes prior to game time. Please note that there is the possibility of playing twice in one day as well as double-headers.

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TOURNAMENT EVENT CALENDAR

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17
8:00AM Coach's Check-In
This is a mandatory meeting for all coaches. At this meeting coaches will receive pool play schedules, directions/maps, rules and tickets to the Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres. Native American Recognition Day presented by Gila River Casinos. The meeting will take place at the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Recreation Center. Please arrive on time!

11:00AM Tournament Play Begins
Please see your tournament pool and bracket schedules for times and locations. Pool schedules will be posted at dbacks.com/intertribal prior to the tournament.

THURSDAY, JUNE 18
8:30AM Tournament Play continues
Please see your tournament pool and bracket schedules for times and locations. Pool schedules will be posted at dbacks.com/intertribal prior to the tournament.

FRIDAY, JUNE 19
8:30AM Tournament Play continues
Please see your tournament pool and bracket schedules for times and locations.

SATURDAY, JUNE 20
8:30AM Tournament Play Concludes Championship games for all divisions are played.

5:00PM Native American Recognition Day presented by Gila River Casinos & Tournament Closing Ceremonies
Native American Recognition Day presented by Gila River Casinos at Chase Field celebrates the rich Native American culture including performances and entertainment in the ballpark. An inter-tribal cast of youth will showcase dance, song and spirit in a specially-produced pre-game ceremony. Part of this pre-game ceremony will be the Tournament Closing Ceremonies parade for all tournament participants and the trophy presentation for tournament winners.

Each team will receive 20 complimentary tickets to the Native American Recognition Day presented by Gila River Casinos and Tournament Closing Ceremonies. Teams should be in uniform and team flags displayed. Please note this event is required for all teams regardless of tournament results. Family and friends can purchase additional tickets to Native American Recognition Day presented by Gila River Casinos and Tournament Closing Ceremonies and the Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres game by calling (602) 462-4113.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Each team is responsible for making its own lodging arrangements. It is recommended that teams make arrangements for Tuesday, June 16 – Sunday, June 21 (5 nights). Special discounted rates have been arranged at the hotels below. For reservations at these rates, please reference the "Arizona Diamondbacks Inter-Tribal Tournament".

Holiday Inn Express Scottsdale North
7350 E. Gold Dust Avenue
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 596-6559
Special rate of $64/night plus tax
Hampton Inn Scottsdale
10101 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
(480) 443-3233
Special rate of $62/night plus tax

Days Inn and Suites Scottsdale
7330 N Pima Rd
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 948-3800
Special rate of $72/night plus tax
* Limited availability
Courtyard Scottsdale Salt River
5201 N. Pima Road
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 745-8200
Special rate of $75/night plus tax
Located 2 miles from Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Scottsdale Old Town
3131 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 675-7665
Special rate of $69 plus tax
*Rate inculdes a two queen suite that sleeps 4 max. Complimentary breakfast and a complimentary Manager's Reception.
 
NABI     Inter-Tribal Youth Baseball Invitational
For registration information, please e-mail Dbackstournaments@dbacks.com.