Announcement

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2016 playoffs

Posted by Crosstown Slo-pitch League on Jul 18 2016 at 01:59PM PDT in Spring 2016

Playoffs: all playoffs are rain or shine
The Teampages web page www.Crosstownslopitch.ca - Home page - Documents will always have the up-to-date PLAYOFF schedule.

*Rec B & C – weeks of Tues Aug 2nd to Thursday, Aug 11th; Fridays Aug 5th & 12th for rainouts; top 8 teams from each division – B, C1 & C2 – advance to playoffs *

Rec D – top 6 teams from D1 & D2 advance; probably 4 games Friday, Aug 5th and the balance on Sunday, Aug 7th – Tisdall Pk 10-6pmish …. (may be Columbia Park)

HOME TEAM IS ALWAYS HIGHEST FROM LEAGUE STANDINGS & SETS UP EQUIPMENT. (even if re-seeding occurs)
SOME BYES, RE-SEEDING, CROSSOVERS & SUCCESSIVE PLAYING DAYS MAY APPLY IN PLAYOFFS. (not as simple as a single-knockout).
5A/ PLAYOFFS: ELIGIBILITY (I will have with me a printed copy of all registered SPN players)

TO BE ELIGIBLE TO PLAY IN THE PLAYOFFS, PLAYERS MUST BE REGISTERED WITH SPN & CROSSTOWN AND HAVE PLAYED IN A MINIMUM OF 3 LEAGUE GAMES (NOT INCLUDING TOURNAMENT GAMES) WITH THE SAME TEAM IN THE SAME DIVISION. CRITERIA FOR PLAYOFFS FROM FINAL LEAGUE STANDINGS: TOTAL POINTS, WINS, WINS/RUNS SPREAD IN HEAD-TO-HEAD, RUNS FOR, COIN TOSS;

5D//BONDS/FINES/SUSPENSIONS: FINES: WILL BE ADMINISTERED FOR THE FOLLOWING INFRACTIONS:- UPON VERIFICATION OF ANY REPORT FROM THE POLICE, ANY SCHOOL BOARD, ANY PARKS BOARD DIRECTOR OR PARK RANGER OR THE UMPIRE’S ASSOCIATION, OF ANY TEAM OR CROSSTOWN PLAYERS BREAKING THE “NO ALCOHOLPOLICYBEFORE, DURING OR AFTER LEAGUE, TOURNAMENT OR PLAYOFF GAMES ON CROSSTOWN VANCOUVER FIELDSTHEY WILL BE FINED $50 EACH INCIDENT . AFTER A 2ND REPORT SAID TEAM WILL BE SUSPENDED FROM LEAGUE, TOURNAMENT & PLAYOFF GAMES & FORFEIT THEIR BOND & ALL LEAGUE OR TOURNAMENT FEES .
– A DEFAULT AT THE FIELD OR OPPOSING TEAMS NOT NOTIFIED ($33)
- UMPIRES NOT CANCELLED ON TIME OR CANCEL WITHIN 24 HRS ($33)
- ANY RESCHEDULING OR CANCELLING OF LEAGUE GAMES ONCE POSTED ON THE WEB ($33)
MISSING EQUIPMENT AND/OR NO UNIFORMS OR MATCHING TOPS BY JUNE 1, 2016 (MINIMUM OF 8 PLAYERS MUST WEAR MATCHING TOPS/T-SHIRTS) (FINE – $33/THEN $25/WEEK)
ONCE A BOND IS $60 DOLLARS OR LESS IT MUST BE BROUGHT BACK UP TO $100 DOLLARS OR TEAM WILL BE SUSPENDED FROM PLAYING LEAGUE, PLAYOFF OR TOURNAMENT GAMES. GAMES MAY ALSO BE DEFAULTED (7-0) IF TEAM REMAINS UNDER SUSPENSION. WE WILL EMAIL COACHES OF TEAMS WITH LOW BONDS THAT NEED TO BE TOPPED UP.