Day One Results Posted – SCIFL is Updating Brackets throughout Tournament
Editor’s Note: SCIFL President Jess Ortiz and Co. will be updating the results during the tournament. Tournament results will be posted throughout the day at the SCIFL website so everyone can know when they play next. It will also be available to view at the NAFA website home page. This website will also hold the team stats for this tournament.
Las Vegas Road Trip schedule and results will be updated regularly throughout the tournament. For additional details about the tournament, scroll down.
The tournament will be using SCIFL rules. Teams will have the option to bat up to 10 players using the Extra Hitter (EH), a Designated Runner (DR), and a Courtesy Runner (CR) may be used for the pitcher or catcher ONLY but it must be the last recorded out.
All divisions will use the 3-game guarantee NAFA bracket. The championship games are scheduled for 3:00 PM on Sunday with no “IF” games on any of the divisions. All winners will have a paid berth to the NAFA World Series except for the A-Division which will have a paid berth for the Gold and Silver Champions.
Please keep in mind that with any tournament(s) the scheduled times and games may be pushed back a bit during the course of the day so please plan flights accordingly.
If your normal routine is to have a conference with all your players before the first pitch, please do that before the coin flip or better yet, while the game before you is in play so we can keep games running as close to on-time as possible. The umpires will be instructed to get you moving and start the game without wasting any time. Also, keep your teams moving in and out of the dugouts as quickly as possible. The courtesy runner for the catcher is there for a reason, to get their gear on while the inning is in play and not after the last out.
The USA Softball Bat Testing & Certification Program along with compression testing will be utilized in this tournament – NAFA tamper proof decal stickers will be provided to bats that pass inspection.
Bat testing will be conducted at Sunset Park in the center of fields 11, 12, 13, 14. In order for the bat to receive a tamper proof decal sticker it must meet the USA Softball Bat Testing & Certification Program by having 1) the ASA or USA Softball certification mark, 2) is not on the Non-Approved Bat List, and 3) passes compression. Once the bat passes its testing it will be given an NAFA tamper proof decal sticker. Bats without a NAFA tamper proof decal sticker will not be allowed in the game. Players should not try to remove the tamper proof decal sticker because it will show a “Void” once it has been removed. Any bat with a sticker that looks like it’s been tampered with will not be allowed in play.
The tournament will be played at
Sunset Park – Fields 11,12,13 &14
2601 E. Sunset Road, Las Vegas, NV
Note that we are playing on the fields off Eastern Ave., South of Sunset Park Road. Park in the lot South of the fields.
Warm Springs Park – Fields 8, 9 & 10
7262 S Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, NV
Please take precautions when parking your car as some of the spaces are close to the fields.
Please help keep the tournament cost down by booking with Arizona Charlie’s and receive the following special rate of $75 per night for Friday and Saturday and $50 for Thursday and Sunday nights, if you book directly with the hotel using their 800 number.
In order to receive this rate, you must book by midnight of the cut-off date March 9, 2023.
***This special rate goes quickly so try to book your rooms as soon as possible because once the selected number of rooms are booked, any additional rooms available will be reverted back to the hotel’s going rate. ***
MAKE RESERVATIONS THROUGH THE 800 NUMBER
To make your reservations call 800-362-4040 and use the reference code C-SCI23 or mention So Cal Independent Fast Pitch League. If the reservation desk informs you the code is not valid or cannot locate it, ask them not to enter the code in the system but to search for the code to be able to locate it; they should understand that procedure. If you need to book more than three (3) rooms on the same credit card, or have any issues with the reservation desk, contact Kathy Brennan at 702-951-5942 in the group sales department and she will be more than happy to assist you.
Please confirm you received your game times, your team name is spelled correctly.
NAFA Assistant Executive Director