D9 Sun Classic Rules

Sun Classic Showcase

Information and Tournament Rules


Tournament Game Ball: BOWNET

Contact Information: 

Diamond 9 Events

Kevin O’Donnell, Tournament Director kod@d9events.com

Tournament Email: info@d9events.com

Tournament Text line: 732 685 8956

Games Committee: 
The games committee will consist of tournament director Kevin O’Donnell and the umpire-in-chief.

Home Team: 
Coin flip by umpires during pre-game conference to determine home team. Home team will keep official score and will report score to Field Director at conclusion of game.

Dugout designation: 
The team listed on the top of the schedule will occupy the 3rd base dugout unless the 3rd base dugout is occupied by a team from the previous game.

Inclement Weather: 
In the event of rain or bad weather schedule revisions may occur. Every attempt to complete the full schedule of games will be made. The games committee will handle any revisions with the input from the facility coordinator. 

Lineup Cards: 
One lineup card for the scorekeeper is due to the scorers’ table 30 minutes prior to game time. Line-ups are not official until the lineup card is presented to the official at the pre-game meeting. 

Game Score cards: must be turned in after every game to D9 complex headquarters

Participant credentials: 
Your official team credentials for your players, coaches and staff will be handed out at check in. Please provide you D9 Events Waivers

Pre-Game Infield: 
No pre-game infield will be allowed, but groundballs and fly balls will be allowed behind the base path on each side of the field. Both teams will share the field for warm up, so please use standard courtesy and safety procedures.


- 2018/2019 NFHS rules will be used, unless specified in this document

With the exception of the pitcher must start with both feet on the pitching rubber

- Fences will be set at 200 down the lines and 200 in centerfield

- Pitching distance 43 ft

- run rule 10 after 4 ; 8 after 5 innings

- Scores will revert back to the last complete inning

Free defensive substitutions, keep the integrity of the batting line-up the same

Time Limit: 

Thursday Practice games one hour 20 min finish the batter

Friday/ Saturday one hour, 25 minutes finish the batter

Sunday: one hour 20 min finish the batter

There will be 2 officials on every game.

Warm up Area: 
There will be warm ups allowed behind the fence line on all fields

Team Cooler: 

Each team will be allowed 1 team cooler into the parks


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