7.01 Tournament Committee.
The Tournament Committee must
consist of three (3) members appointed by the Executive Director; one
appointed member must be from the franchise hosting the tournament.
7.02 Duties of Tournament Committee. It shall be the
duty of this Committee to conduct the annual tournaments in accordance
with the rules of this Federation and the agreement of the association
holding the tournament. This Committee shall arrange schedules, determine
standings, investigate and determine matters of protest arising during
7.03 Tournament Receipts and Reports. The franchise
which hosted a tournament shall within thirty (30) days, or not later
than September 1 of the current year (whichever period of time is first),
submit a complete and detailed financial report of all receipts and
expenditures for conducting the tournament to the Office of the Executive
Director. The combined reports shall be presented to the Board of Directors
by the Executive Director at the annual meeting.
7.04 Registration of Authorized Team Personnel. The
tournament committee will sit as registrars at the scheduled team registration
meeting one day before the start date for tournament play. At the same
time, each team manager or designated representative shall submit three
copies of the completed official tournament team rosters with players’
signatures and proof of age for limited age division players. In addition,
a copy of team insurance must be presented with the NABF named as the
additional insured under the liability insurance policy and a clear
8x10 inch team picture of team participants identified by first and
last name, left to right, in sequence, from front row to back row. Failure
of any team to appear for registration of their authorized team personnel
will disqualify such team(s) from tournament play. No individual player
will be eligible for tournament play if he/she fails to provide positive
identification to the committee and at any time prior to and during
tournament play. The tournament committee shall determine compliance
with the rule in each individual case. Refer to NABF
rules 4.02, 4.04, 6.01, 6.03, 6.04, 6.05, 6.06, 6.08, 7.01, 7.02, 7.03,
7.05 Post Tournament Duties. At the conclusion of
any regional tournament, the tournament committee will meet with the
manager of the winning team to review all administrative requirements
to assure the team advancing to the World Series has proper credentials
for World Series certification.
||Official team roster(s) of all participating regional teams.
||Player certification rosters from all participating leagues.
||Team insurance policies.
||Team picture (8x10 inch) of winning teams.
||Proof of age for limited age teams (birth certificates).
||The Regional winning team manager must hand deliver the above named items to the respective World Series Tournament Director and Committee in a sealed box or packet. No travel contribution will be distributed to any team failing to comply. See Rules 6.04 and 6.05.
In addition, the tournament director must contact both the World Series
director and NABF National Office with the results
of the final game, including name, address, and telephone number(s)
of winning team manager. Refer to NABF rules 6.03,
6.04, 6.05, 6.06, 6.08, and Rule 2.10.