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July 23, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: How does a 55 major team who has their own 55 major division end up playing in a 50 major division

I agree with USMC21 that playing 6 straight games in 90+ degree heat is uncalled for when you schedule a 2 day tournament (Sat/Sun). Playing 2 Round Robin games and than a 3 game bracket to guarantee that each team gets a minimum 5 games is ridiculous. We had to play an "IF" game in bracket play just to get to our 5th game of the day. WHY ?????. It's a qualifier so there should not be any out of age / class bracket games unless there is less than 2 said teams in that particular age division. If you have not played SSUSA tournaments in Arizona you have no room to make a comment here. We that play here understand where USMC21 is coming from.
June 6, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Southern California State Championship

Sorry Dave for inconvenience it's just my guys don't want to leave on Thursday and take off work if we're not playing til Friday afternoon. I'm not asking you to change anything I'm just looking for a heads up. Thanks.
June 6, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Southern California State Championship

50 Major (Rock Solid)
June 6, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Southern California State Championship

As a Phoenix, Az based team and it being a 4 1/2 hr to 5 hr drive do we know how soon schedule will be out as my guys are trying to figure if we need to get a hotel for Thursday night or we can drive in Friday morning. Just looking at start times for Fridays games ????
May 20, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Southern California State Championship

I asked this same question 3 weeks ago and was told we won't know til it gets closer to tournament. Being from Phoenix I don't want to stay in Hemet if we're playing in Cathedral City.
May 14, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Playing back to a lower class

Here's my point i'm trying to get across. If I play 3 (RR) games against AAA teams that's 15 runs I'm giving up. Extra runs. Another Major team only plays 2 of 3 (RR) games against AAA teams they're only giving up 10 runs so I'm getting penalized (5 runs) which could mean the difference in being seeded 1st in bracket play or 3rd, 4th, 5th etc. So when bracket play starts I would be getting screwed as seeding goes by Runs Scored Against because of playing an additional AAA team. It's not Runs Scored Against, they were not scored, they were given to that team. In this case you should not be penalized for this.
May 2, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Playing back to a lower class

Dave Dowell here's a point I'm trying to make. When we get mixed together for weekend tournaments and my team as a Major team plays 3 AAA teams that's 15 extra runs I'm giving to the tiebreaker of runs scored against when another Major team only plays 1 or 2 AAA teams. All I'm asking is how is this fair to playing down in another class. I'm all for the 5 runs but penalizing us twice by taking away our HR's too is not right. Thoughts ????
May 1, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Playing back to a lower class

Obviously this conversation is going nowhere. I'm done with this discussion. You're making points about a tournament where you play all teams in your class and this scenario doesn't happen. C'mon Tim.
May 1, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Playing back to a lower class

Isn't giving up 5 runs and taking away 3 HR's the same thing. Why don't you just give them 8 runs right off the start. You're taking everything from upper class teams. I'm simply asking how this is fair for a upper class teams. Common Sense people, Common Sense :-)
May 1, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Playing back to a lower class

I'm not angry Tim it's just frustrating going to tournaments and playing out of class until it's time for your Elimination games start. So let's reward a team for playing great and move them up only to tell them your going back to your old rules for these games. Just my opinion that something needs to be discussed. I've talked teams in my area and we all feel the same way. I'm merely suggesting to look at this rule in the future.
April 30, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Playing back to a lower class

Well Timmy youíre kidding me right. So letís handicap the upper class teams by taking away an additional 3 (soloís) or 12 (grand slams) runs. Your not taking away only 5 runs but 8-12 runs possibly.
April 30, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Playing back to a lower class

Why is it that you think your getting rewarded for being moved up in class (i.e. AAA to Major) but in all reality when you play locally (usually) in your home state and don't have enough teams in your class you get mixed in with lower level classes. What I'm trying to say is when your a Major team playing back to AAA you give up 5 runs which I'm okay with but it's the only being allowed the 3 HR's instead of the usual 6 HR's. So in fact your giving up 8 runs minimum if those 3 HR's are solo shots. I just don't feel you should be giving up both runs & HR's. Your taking your team out of there element of swinging away and now not having that choice. This rule seriously needs to be changed in some form or another. Thoughts ?????
April 5, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Perris, Ca. May 18-19

My team would like to play there, we're from Az. Just wondering how many 50's teams play this tournament ?
Jan. 11, 2019
Ozzy#1
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: 50 in AZ

You guys should go to Victory Lane Park this weekend for a Senior Tournament and talk to people. Some teams are always looking.
Nov. 9, 2018
Ozzy#1
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: GAME TIMES?

Tic Toc, Tic Toc, Tic Toc, Tic Toc. :-)
Aug. 29, 2018
Ozzy#1
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Seeking team in need of an outfielder near Scottsdale, AZ

Are you looking to play tournament softball or just league softball ? If you're looking for a tournament team send me your phone #.
June 14, 2018
Ozzy#1
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: 2 players 50+ looking for one team in the Phoenix area.

You guys ever play tournament softball
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