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General Tournament FAQ's

Here are general frequently asked questions. For any tournament specific questions please see the links above. 

How do I register?

Visit  www.teamsideline.com/fastpitchshowdowns

I put down a deposit. When is my final payment due?

May 1, 2020

I want to pay by check. Where can I mail it?

We do not accept checks. Payment must be made through our online registration system at  www.teamsideline.com/fastpitchshowdowns

What is your refund policy?

A $100 non-refundable deposit or payment in full is required to sign up for each Fastpitch Showdown Tournament. If the team decides to withdraw before the tournament is sold out (or May 1, whichever comes first ), a full refund will be issued less the $100 non-refundable deposit. If a team drops out after May 1 or the tournament has sold out earlier and we have turned away teams, no refund will be issued.

What if I am not sanctioned USA Softball?

Sanctioning is available when you check in at the tournament. The process takes 3 minutes. We do not have the 2020 pricing yet but last year it was $35 per team.  

What do I need for check in?

Proof of insurance and proof of USA Softball sanctioning. Sanctioning is available when you check in.

When should I expect the schedule?

The schedule should be emailed out to coaches and posted on our web site no later than 30 days before the tournament. 

Are metal cleats allowed?

As of 2020, in order to protect the fields, Berliner Park has prohibited metal cleats by all players on all fields at the park.  Plastic cleats, turf shoes and sneakers are permitted.  There will be no exception to this rule. 

What college coaches are attending  the tournaments with clinics?

The list will be posted here on April 15th and updates as coaches confirm.

What is the deadline for submitting my player profile?

June 26 at 11:59pm

What if I did not fill out my profile in time?

Contact your coach to see your options. 

How do I nominate players for an All-Star Game?

Head coaches may submit player nomination for the all star game by clicking here (link will be active by Nov 1.

Can a player participate in the Clinic and All-Star Games?

Yes, the events are all on Thursday but do not overlap so players may participate in all events.