WEATHER UPDATE JUNE 12TH 6:50AM. THE LUMPKIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL FIELDS WILL START AT 10AM. FIELDS 1, 2 AND 3 AT YAHOOLA WILL START AT 10AM. FIELDS 7, 8, 9 AND 10 AS WELL AS WHITE COUNTY WILL START ON TIME.
UPDATE JUNE 9TH:
OPENING CEREMONIES WILL START FRIDAY NIGHT at 6:30 AND IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED BY THE SPEED AND HOME RUN CONTEST PER AGE GROUP.
TEAMS WILL NEED TO ASSEMBLE ON THE SOCCER FIELD AT 5:30 AND WILL BE LINED UP BY AGE GROUP STARTING WITH 9U TO 14U. EACH TEAM WILL THEN LINE-UP IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER, BY AGE GROUP.
ALL PLAYERS SHOULD WEAR THEIR JERSEYS AND CAPS AND TENNIS SHOES WHILE ON THE SOCCER FIELD.
ONCE THE PARADE BEGINS AT 6:30, THEY WILL WALK DOWN THE ROAD, CROSS THE BRIDGE AND THEN ENTER INTO FIELD 3.
*****TEAMS MUST CAR POOL AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE AND NO PARKING WHERE IT WILL BLOCK ROADS IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.*****
PARADE OF TEAMS IN ORDER BY AGE GROUP, THEN ALPHABETICAL ORDER:
RESTAURANTS AND PARKING IN THE CITY:
RESTAURANTS IN DAHLONEGA ARE EXPERIENCING STAFFING ISSUES SO EXPECT LONG LINES. RECOMMEND PARKING AT SHOPPING CENTERS NEAR DOWNTOWN SUCH AS WAL-MART. UNIVERSITY OF NORTH GEORGIA WILL HAVE THEIR PARKING LOT AVAILABLE FOR PARKING, WHICH IS REFERRED TO AS THE REC DECK/CHURCH DECK.. ALSO CONSIDER OTHER RESTAURANTS IN NEARBY HELEN AND DAWSONVILLE.
CAR POOL AS MUCH AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.
EACH COACH WAS EMAILED DETAILS ABOUT PICKING UP WELCOME PACKETS AT YAHOOLA PARK ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. THESE PACKETS WILL HAVE THE PLAYER TUBING PASSES TO APPALACHAIN OUTFITTERS AND CHESTATEE RIVER ADVERTURES. THEY WILL ALSO CONTAIN DISCOUNT COUPONS TO THE GOLD MINES. FOR TUBING, TEAMS SHOULD TRY TO CALL AHEAD.
RULES AND ADDITIONAL PITCHING:
The Travel rules can be found at the following link: https://rbitournaments.com/travel-teams/
1 additional inning has been added to the overall pitching max per player since this is a 4 game guarantee, however the max the one pitcher can throw in one day remains at 6 innings.
If you are one of the teams with a 4th game, then pitchers get an additional inning.
Come play in the inaugural Gold Mine World Series in beautiful Dahlonega, GA. Games will be played at one of the best parks in Georgia, Yahoola Park and in addition, many of the championship games will be played at the baseball and softball fields at Lumpkin County High School.
This is a 4-game guarantee and ALL players will receive free tickets to go tubing down Chestatee River and free tickets to the Gold Mine Museum. In addition, anyone associated with a team playing in the World Series will receive discounts to local hotels, Gold Mines, tubing all located in beautiful downtown Dahlonega. For the ones that enjoy wine tasting, have your pick to many of the great wineries located on the area. Where else offers this much fun and benefits for playing in a baseball tournament?
The Gold Mine World Series is perfect for teams that are looking for a destination site to end their season; however, want to stay closer to home. Or teams going to Cooperstown, Myrtle Beach, Panama City, this tournament is perfect for you as well to help prepare your team for one of those tournaments. Or get one more major tournament in before which is more affordable and offers a family-fun environment. 14U games will also be played in nearby Cleveland, GA.Since this is a 4 game guarantee, one additional inning will be added to the overall max innings pitched for the entire tournament, however the max inning per day per pitcher will remain at 6 innings.
Split into Gold and Silver brackets with 10 teams.
Travel ages offered are 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, and 14U.
Gate fee for this 4-Day Event is $235 per team, which will be added to your cart when checking out.
Hurry and register today before all the slots are taken up as the demand for this tournament is expected to be very high.
Scheduling requests are welcome and we do our very best to accommodate all.
Questions, email at info@RBItournaments.com or calling/texting 678-708-8285.
Format: 3 pool games, then single elimination bracket - 4 game guarantee.
HOME RUN AND SKILLS CONTEST DETAILS (All players that win 1st and 2nd will receive awards)
For the contest, each team will nominate a player for each contest. RBI Tournaments will send a form prior to the start of the tournament where the head coach will submit player names. The same player cannot be entered into both contests.
One player from each team is timed running the bases from home to home. EACH MISSED BASE, INCLUDING HOME PLATE, WILL RESULT IN A 5 SECOND PENALTY. Top 2 in each age group will advance to the finals.
HOME RUN (format adjusted slightly for time sake purposes)
One player from each team gets 10 swings or 3 minutes, which ever comes first, from the player's designated pitcher. Top 2 overall in each group will advance to the Finals. The pitch count will increase to 10 swings or 3 minutes, which ever comes first. Only BPF 1.15 and/or BBCORE bats can be used.
CONTEST SUBMISSION FORM:
HOME RUN AND SPEED CONTESTS:
Field 1: 10U Home Run Contest
Field 2: 9U will start at 7:30 followed by 13U Home Run Contest
Field 3: 13U will start at 7:30 followed by 14U Speed Contest where the (bases will be moved to 90ft)
Field 7: 11U will start at 7:30 followed by 12U Home Run Contest
Field 8: 11U will start at 7:30 followed by 12U Speed Contest
Field 9: 9U will start at 7:30 followed by 10U Speed Contest
Field 10: 14U Home Run Contest