GLOBAL SPORTS WORLD SERIES

How to qualify:

Teams of ages 7 - 14 qualify to participate in a Global World Series by participating in a Global World Series Qualifier and also satisfying your home State's USSSA and Global State Tournament requirements. Please contact your State USSSA Office for information concerning Global World Series qualifying in your State.

Teams must be registered with USSSA and registered with Global Sports to participate in Global Sports World Series Qualifiers. Please check with your USSSA State Director for qualifiers in your area.


How to enter a Global Sports World Series:

Teams earning a berth at a Global Sports Qualifier may participate in any state's Global World Series. Teams must enter the Global Sports World Series at www.usssa.com on a first come, first served basis started on January 16th at noon. Teams that qualify will not be assured a spot at a specific World Series location. Qualified teams may enter multiple Global Sports World Series.


Global Sports World Series Format:

Open to all Classifications
Elite World Series participating teams are ineligible to play
Ages 7 - 14
Limited to 24 teams per age group
Pool play followed by championship play
Teams will play 6 or 7 games
Champions of the 3 divisions will be crowned World Series Champion
Teams earn World Series USSSA Points


POOL PLAY

All teams will play 4 games within pool play. After pool play is complete, teams will be seeded 1 - 24 and placed into a championship bracket. Seeding for championship play is based on USSSA pool play / tie breaker criteria.

Pool seeding is based on:
1) USSSA Classification,
2) USSSA Points,
3) Geographical location.

The tournament director has the final decision on seeding teams into pool play.


CHAMPIONSHIP PLAY

RED CHAMPIONSHIP

                       
Seed 1
  SAT  
  1                  
Seed 8 SUN              
Seed 4        
  SAT       5  
  2                  
Seed 5       SUN        
Seed 3         Champion
  SAT                    
  3                  
Seed 6 SUN       7      
Seed 2              
  SAT       6            
  4                  
Seed 7     Loser 5        
            SUN          
            11 3rd Place  
          Loser 6        
Loser 1                  
  SAT                    
  8                  
Loser 2 SUN              
Loser 3   5th Place      
  SAT       10            
  9                  
Loser 4     Loser 8        
            SUN          
            12 7th Place  
          Loser 9        

WHITE CHAMPIONSHIP

Seed 9
  SAT  
  13                  
Seed 16 SUN  
Seed 12        
  SAT       17  
  14  
Seed 13 SUN        
Seed 11   Champion
  SAT    
  15        
Seed 14 SUN   19
Seed 10        
  SAT       18
  16
Seed 15 Loser 17
  SUN        
  23 3rd Place
Loser 18
Loser 13
  SAT  
  20      
Loser 14 SUN    
Loser 15   5th Place
  SAT       22
  21
Loser 16 Loser 20
  SUN        
  24 7th Place
Loser 21

BLUE CHAMPIONSHIP

Seed 17
  SAT  
  25      
Seed 24 SAT  
Seed 20        
  SAT       29  
  26  
Seed 21 SUN        
Seed 19   Champion
  SAT    
  27        
Seed 22 SAT   31
Seed 18        
  SAT       30
  28
Seed 23 Loser 29
  SUN        
  35 3rd Place
Loser 30
Loser 25
  SAT  
  32      
Loser 26 SUN    
Loser 27   5th Place
  SAT       34
  33
Loser 28 Loser 32
  SUN        
  36 7th Place
Loser 33



Global Sports World Series Rules:

Global Sports World Series will be governed by the USSSA National Baseball Bylaws and Rules unless noted differently below.

USSSA Rosters will be the official roster at the GS World Series. Teams may add two additional players to the official roster at team check-in at the Global Sports World Series

USSSA Baseball reserves the right to alter, change, or abbreviate the tournament format when necessary to complete the tournament due to weather.


Global Sports World Series Awards:

Team and individual awards will be presented to the champion and runner up of the Red, White and Blue Championship Divisions.