Keystone State Games Baseball “Wooden Bat” Championship
Friday, July 29th – Sunday ,July 31st, 2022
Keystone State Games is excited to announce that the 40th 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:
19U – 10 Teams
16U – 10 Teams
19u—cannot be born prior to May 1, 2002.
16u—cannot be born prior to May 1, 2005.
Teams will play two (2) pool games per day on Friday, July 29, and Saturday, July 30, 2022. Teams will play one (1) cross-over medal game based on their pool play standing on Sunday August 1, 2021.
ELIGIBILTY & RULES: Athletes based on divisions per PA Senior & Youth American Legion Baseball 2021 Age Eligibility Chart and competitions will follow the 2021 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
COLLEGE COACHES: Rosters and Player Profiles
College Coaches can Download the 2022 Baseball Rosters by Clicking on this Link - No personal information will be provided on the roster.
For more Detailed information College Coaches can request the individual player profiles. College coaches must register here and the player profiles for the scholastic division will be sent to you before the games begin. Click Here to register for College Coaches Access
LOCATIONS: FIELD LOCATIONS / ADDRESSES: TENTATIVE LOCATIONS
1. Dallas High School- 2030 Conyngham Avenue, Dallas, PA 18612
2. King's College Betzler Field- 101 Highland Park Blvd, Wilkes-Barre Township, PA 18702
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 29 - Saturday, July 30, 2022 – 19U & 16U Pool Play – Two (2) games per day.
Sunday, July 31, 2022 – 19U & 16U Medal Games – One (1) cross-over game from each pool.
COST: 16U & 19U Divisions - $450 per team
MAIL IN REGISTRATION: FULL PRICE per team for mail-in registration as well as any team that registers online after July 1, 2022 – Mail-in form be counted on day received and not postmarked if a division fills.
Mail In Entry: Send Entry Fee and Application to: Keystone State Games, Inc. PO BOX 1166, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703 – DOWNLOAD THE MAIL-IN ENTRY FORM
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, 2022 or until division’s fill, entries accepted on a first-in basis – register early to guarantee your spot in the tournament and get the early registration discounts!!!
KSG Baseball Director: Sean Foley, 570-574-6541, firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Director: Jeff Labatch, email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org