The mission of the Keystone State Games is to promote physical fitness, sports activity, and sportsmanship through amateur athletic competitions
Keystone State Games Baseball “Wooden Bat” Championship
Friday, July 28 – Sunday, July 30, 2023
Keystone State Games is excited to announce that the 41st Annual Keystone Games Baseball Championship will be taking place in Luzerne County with a NEW format that allows Teams from around the State to compete for Gold!
This is NOT a Stay-to-Play tournament. It is very important that our athletes that require lodging for the 2022 Summer Games please consider staying at our sponsor / participating hotels to ensure the hotels that are willing to support the games are valued for their dedication to the Keystone State Games and all of our participants!
DIVISIONS & FORMAT:
23U - 10 Teams - NEW DIVISION
19U – 10 Teams (No college experience allowed)
16U – 10 Teams
Teams will play two (2) pool games per day on Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29, 2023. Teams will play one (1) cross-over medal game based on their pool play standing on Sunday July 30, 2023.
ELIGIBILTY & RULES: Athletes based on divisions per PA Senior & Youth American Legion Baseball 2023 Age Eligibility Chart and competitions will follow the 2023 PA Legion Senior, Youth, Sandlot, Prep League Rule Book based on age division. https://www.palbaseball.com/page/show/3997092-rules-news
A player’s age before May 1st of the season will dictate his age group for that season
LOCATIONS: FIELD LOCATIONS / ADDRESSES: TENTATIVE LOCATIONS
1. Dallas High School- 2030 Conyngham Avenue, Dallas, PA 18612
2. Lake Lehman High School, 1128 Old Rte 115, Lehman, PA 18627
3. Pittston High School Field, 210 Rock Street, Hughestown (turf - no metal cleats & no sunflower seeds)
4. Hilldale Baseball Park, 665-697 N Main Street, Wilkes-Barre
5. Roosevelt Field- Church and Tripp St.'s- Swoyersville, PA 18704
Friday, July 28 - Saturday, July 29, 2023 – All Divisions – Two (2) games per day.
Sunday, July 30, 2023 – All Divisions Medal Games – One (1) cross-over game from each pool.
COST: All Divisions - $450 per team
Click Here to Register Online for 16U Division
Click Here to Register Online for 19U Division
Click Here to Register Online for 23U Division
Mail In Entry: Send Entry Fee and Application to: Keystone State Games, Inc. PO BOX 501, Mountain Top, PA 18707 – DOWNLOAD THE MAIL-IN ENTRY FORM (You MUST Email Jeff Labatch at firstname.lastname@example.org to hold your spot if you are paying by mail-in entry)
UNIFORMS: Teams must supply their own uniforms
ADMISSION: There will be a general admission for Medal Games only on Sunday if played at PNC Park.
AWARDS: Gold, Silver, & Bronze medals
DEADLINE: July 16, 2023 or until division’s fill, entries accepted on a first-in basis – register early to guarantee your spot in the tournament
KSG Baseball Director: Sean Foley, 570-574-6541, email@example.com
Event Director: Jeff Labatch, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancellation Policy: If the competition is held, as scheduled or rescheduled, there is no refund of the registration/finals fee. The option is the individual’s or team’s as to whether to compete or not. If the competition is cancelled, and not rescheduled, and there is no opportunity for the individual or team to compete, then there may be a full or partial refund depending on the circumstances.
This policy is for all Keystone State Games and Premier Amateur Sports sporting events. Refund considerations may require additional paperwork and will be reviewed after the completion of the competition. Refund inquiries are to be emailed to: email@example.com