The 20th Annual Worthington Classic Tournament is scheduled for the following dates:
U8-U10 - June 20 - 22
U11-U14 - July 4 - 6 (some local teams may be asked to play on July 4th)
*U8 is a coach pitch tournament
Entry Fee is $495 (U-9-U14) and $400 (U8) and there are no gate fees.
ADDITIONAL TOURNEY INFO
Teams will play two pool games and be seeded for single elimination bracket play.
OUT-OF-TOWN TEAMS: Hotel information must be provided to Julie Pischel, who is the tournament's Registration Coordinator.
Tournament Hotels: TBD
We try to place teams of similar competitiveness in the same pools based on the information and resources we have available to make those determinations. This is not an exact science and we will not make changes to the pools once they are rolled out.
A map showing the game fields is available at the bottom of this page. The addresses for the sites (to get directions online) are as follows:
Perry Park : 2300 Collins Drive, Worthington 43085
McCord Park : 333 E. Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington 43085
Linworth Park: 5971 Linworth Road, Worthington 43085. NOTE: There are two entrances to this park. The one closest to Dublin-Granville Road is closest to the baseball field.
Snouffer Road Park (located next to Perry Middle School) : 2341 Snouffer Road, Worthington 43085
Worthington Kilbourne High School: 1499 Hard Road, Columbus 43235. Follow drive to the right and go behind the school to playing fields.
Thomas Worthington High School: 300 West Dublin Granville Road (Rt. 161), Worthington 43085.
****Nations Baseball registration and insurance is required by all teams. If you are not registered now, you will be asked to do so before final acceptance into the tournament.
Insurance certificates must be submitted to Julie Pischel by June 15, 2014.
Tournament Rules and Pitching Limitations will be posted closer to the start of the tournament.
Premier/Major/AAA level teams are excluded from participation. We reserve the right to make decisions regarding entry acceptance for this tournament.
U14 teams will play on 60/90 fields. This is a change from past years. Ages U8 to U12 may not wear metal spikes/cleats.
Entry fee is $495 for all U9 through U14 teams. The fee for U8 Coach Pitch Teams is $400. Any team that cancels or withdraws from the tournament within 30 days of the event will forfeit $100.
Games are played at Worthington area parks and schools. Alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited at all facilities.
Remember that this a youth sporting event -- we expect good sportsmanship. Inappropriate behavior by players, coaches, or fans will not be tolerated.
The Worthington area offers a great choice of hotels (with special negotiated rates), restaurants, and shopping. We hope you enjoy your visit!
Nations Baseball Rules
2014 Tournament Rules
Will be posted closer to the tournament
2013 Worthington Classic Teams
If you don't see your team listed, please contact Julie Pischel at 614-619-0027