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Polk County, FL

Feb. 4 - Feb. 8, 2015
Director: Senior Softball-USA, 916-326-5303, E-mail

Winners receive free rings


Entry Fee: $495

Deadline: Entry fee payment must be received by: Jan. 5, 2015

Send payments to:
SSWC - Tournament Of Champions
2701 K St. - Ste. 101A
Sacramento, CA 95816-5131

Note: There is a 4% surcharge if paying by credit card (VISA, MasterCard or Discover only).

Refund policy: Entry Fees are non-refundable after the deadline. Full refunds are given to teams withdrawing BEFORE the deadline. NO refunds are given after the deadline.

Tournament Format

Note: SSWC reserves the right to combine divisions of three or fewer teams within one age level and/or skill level. SSWC will make every effort to notify managers when divisions have to be combined.

This is a RING AWARD tournament. Five games minimum scheduled, with Round Robin into Double Elimination or Three-Game-Guarantee brackets or other tourney formats.

Special Events

Hitting and Fielding Clinics

Wednesday, February 4th from 10:00AM - 2:00PM Auburndale Softball Complex These clinics will give players a chance to warm up and to sharpen their skills before the tournament with some of the best hitters in the sport. Players must contact the office at (916) 326.5303 to register before January 5th, 2015.

Toc All-Star Game

Wednesday, February 4th 5:00PM Auburndale Softball Complex Each TOC-competing team will select one player to compete in the game. Two TOC managers will be selected for the All Star teams.

Skills Contests

Thursday, February 5th from 10:00AM - 12:00PM Auburndale Softball Complex Contests in four divisions (40/50, 60, 70, Women) including: Precision Hitting (winners receive bats), Home Run Contest (winners receive bats), Speed (running contest/winners receive shoes), Pitching Contest (winners receive gloves). Players must contact the SSUSA office at (916) 326.5303 to register before January 5th, 2015.


Thursday, February 5th, 1:00-4:00PM Auburndale Softball Complex Teams will have a chance to play short 3-inning practice games. Players from T.O.C. teams (only) that can't make the Mini-Tournament are welcome to play with short-handed teams.

Toc Banquet

All Indoor Sun 'N Fun 4175 Medulla Road, Lakeland, FL 33811 Friday, February 6th at 7:00PM There will be a free banquet for participating TOC players, their friends and family during which each team will be recognized. Each team will receive 15 tickets.

Wounded Warriors Game

Saturday, February 7th at 7:30PM Site To Be Announced Don’t miss the chance to see these inspiring athletes – soldiers who lost limbs in combat – play exceptionally skilled softball against a celebrity team!

DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets (PDF's)

Men's: 40's & 50's | 55's | 60's | 65's | 70's | 75's, 80's & 85's
Women's: 40-Masters & 50's
Complete: All ages & divisions

Tournament Administration (PDF's)

Participating Teams: Tournament of Champions 2015
Master Planning Grid: Master Fields & Games Schedule


Click here for TOC Team Registration Form

Click here for TOC Shirt Size Form

Polk County Is ‘The County of Choice’

POLK COUNTY, FL. • The Crown Jewel of Senior Softball enters its 9th year here in 2015, pitting the best of the best on the softball diamonds.

There simply is no other tournament in the sport that comes close to the SSUSA Original Tournament of Champions: Free rings for winners, special edition bats for MVPs, free polo shirt for every player, gift baskets for every manager, a gala sit-down banquet for 1,500 players and their families – and that does not even include the hitting clinics, skills contests, All Star Game and a Wounded Warrior gala exhibition game!

This year’s tournament will be held Feb. 4 through Feb. 8 and only winners of qualifying tournament are invited. In short, it’s the tournament for champions, only. Second-place teams stay home. This is the original Tournament of Champions and it’s only for those teams that have been previously crowned king of the hill at a Senior Softball USA sanctioned tournament during the 2014 season.

“The TOC here offers the most elite event in the sport to celebrate winners of the top tournaments in the country,” said Terry Hennessy, chief executive officer of SSUSA. “No one offers a tournament that even comes close.”

“It’s a battle of tournament champions taking on tournament champions to determine which team is truly the top team of the year,” he said. “There’s really nothing like it and that’s why teams go all out to come back each year.”

The Tournament of Champions handsomely rewards its winners who received free championship rings and each player earns a TOC polo shirt and certificate. In addition, the most valuable players in each division win a special edition gold bat.

All players and their families are invited to attend a free gala banquet inside the beautiful Lakeland Convention Center.


Playing Facilities

Auburndale Sports Complex
299 Florida Citrus Blvd.
Winter Haven, FL 33880
Diamondplex Sports Complex
900 Polk State College Access Rd
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Loyce Harpe Sports Complex
500 W. Carter Rd.
Lakeland, FL 33815
Southwest Softball Complex
1444 W Highland St
Lakeland, FL 33815
Westside Softball Complex
1800 Oakhill St.
Lakeland, FL 33815

Headquarters Hotel

Holiday Inn Winter Haven

200 Cypress Gardens Blvd. Winter Haven, FL 33880 Phone: (863) 292-2100
Rate: $109.00/night Standard Non Smoking
Guest Rooms Includes a hearty hot buffet breakfast!
Make Reservation by January 23, 2015 to reserve rate.

Hampton Inn Select

202 Cypress Gardens Blvd. Winter Haven, FL 33880
Phone: (863) 299-9251
Rate: $109.00/night – Double Queen Beds
Make Reservation by January 23, 2015 to reserve rate.
Breakfast is included in the rate each morning of stay and served in the lobby between 6AM-10AM.

Host Hotels

Imperial Swan

4141 S. Florida Avenue Lakeland, FL 33813
Contact: Jacqualyn Smart
Hotel: (863) 647-3000
Cell: (863) 852-0061
Mention "Senior Softball" for discounted rate.

$69.00/night for Standard room
$89.00/night for Jr. Suite
$109.00/night for King Executive Suite
Head Coaches are upgraded to King Executive Suites if team stays & availability.
Plus 12% tax & $4.99 hotel service fee.

Amenities: Air-Conditioned Rooms, Junior & King Executive Suites, Coffee Maker, Cribs Available, Grab Bars In Bathrooms, Hairdryer Available, Handicap Accessible Rooms Available, 32' LCD Flat Screen TV, Iron/Ironing Board, Maid Service, Microwave & Refrigerators in all rooms, Continental Breakfast, 15% off Krispy Kreme Donuts, Complimentary Wireless WI-Fi, Jacuzzi tubs, Out Door screened in Pool, Complimentary use of Life Styles Gym, Imperial Lounge, Complimentary Business Center, 10k of Conference Space, Interior corridors, ATM available in lobby, Bus Parking Available

Dates of Play

Men's 40
Friday, Feb. 6 - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Men's 50
Friday, Feb. 6 - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Men's 55
Friday, Feb. 6 - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Men's 60
Friday, Feb. 6 - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Men's 65
Friday, Feb. 6 - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Men's 70
Friday, Feb. 6 - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Men's 75
Friday, Feb. 6 - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Men's 80
Friday, Feb. 6 - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Men's 85
Friday, Feb. 6 - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Women's 40
Friday, Feb. 6 - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Women's 50
Friday, Feb. 6 - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Women's 55
Friday, Feb. 6 - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Women's 60
Friday, Feb. 6 - Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015

Manager Meeting

Thursday, February 5th at the Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing Headquarters & Florida Sports Hall of Fame • 2701 Lake Myrtle Park Road • Auburndale, FL 33823

Team registration (Managers only) is from 5:00-7:00PM before the Managers' Meeting.

NOTE: Managers who do NOT attend the meeting will be presumed to be fully informed on ALL matters (such as schedule changes, tourney formats and rules issues) discussed at the meeting. Tournament rosters are “frozen” as of the Manager’s Meeting.

NO on-site player additions are allowed, as all roster changes were previously approved through the Sacramento home office.

Managers who do not attend Manager Meeting, and do not send a representative, will be prohibited from beginning tournament play before check-in with Field Director.


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Phone: (916) 326-5303
Fax: (916) 326-5304
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Sacramento, CA 95816
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