Middle School and High School Tournament Rules

GTL Middle & High School will implement the following Baseball Amendments for competition for the Fall of 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 for Tournament Play


Tournament Formats will vary from season to season Based on Number of Teams and whether it is decided to be Single Elimination, Double Elimination or Pool Play Format. 

The 2019 Tournament Formats will consist of Junior Varsity Division playing a 5-Team Single Elimination Bracket & the Varsity Division playing a Pool Play Format to qualify for Bracket Play. 

See Tournament Formats, Schedules and Graphics below.


1. Tournament Game Play Amendments

Amendment 1.1 - All Games will have a 1 hour and 50 min time limit or 7-innings, which ever comes first. No new inning can start after the 1:50 time limit.

Amendment 1.2 - There are no Pitch Count Rules during the tournament

Amendment 1.3 - In the event of a tie at the End of Regulation or Time Limit, each team will start with bases loaded and 1 out. The last three batters, from the inning prior, will be placed at 3rd, 2nd and 1st. EXAMPLE: If the last out of the inning prior was the 8 Hole, then batter 8 would go to 1st base, batter 7 would go to 2nd base and batter 6 would go to 3rd base.

This continues until there is a winner