EASTON ELITE WORLD SERIES
WEEK 1
JULY 6 – 11, 2022
8U KP • 10U • 11U • 13U 54/80 (-5)

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Welcome to the 18th Anniversary of the Easton Elite World Series and welcome to the brand new, ultramodern, state-of-the-art, USSSA Space Coast Complex in beautiful Viera, FL.

Year in and year out, the Easton Elite World Series has been the “Who’s Who of Travel Baseball”!  If you truly want to see how your team stacks up against the absolute toughest competition in the baseball world at the zenith of all sporting venues, this is the ONLY event for you.

Given the long standing history of this event as the “Grand Daddy of Them All”, it’s easy to see why people say, hands downs, the Elite is the pinnacle event for which all other travel baseball championships are measured!!!

The USSSA Space Coast Complex is a short 25 minutes from the Kennedy Space Center, 10 minutes from the world famous Brevard Zoo, 15 minutes from the sugar white beaches of the Florida Coast, 45 minutes from Orlando International Airport, and 55 minutes from Disney.

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• QUALIFIED TEAMS LIST •
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• ATTENTION ALL TEAMS •
TEAMS SHOULD ARRIVE IN THE VIERA AREA ON Tuesday, JULY 5, 2022.
• ON-SITE REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN •
All teams must Officially Register and Check-in on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. Each team will be assigned a specific registration time to attend at the USSSA Space Coast Complex Clubhouse (5600 Stadium Pkwy., Melbourne/Viera, FL). Registration and Check-in are for Team Managers and one (1) additional Coach ONLY per team (players do not attend Registration and Check-in). A minimum of one (1) representative from each team MUST be present for Registration and Check-in. Please have all copies of Birth Records (School Report Cards if applicable) in alphabetical order as they appear on your USSSA Official Online Roster.
• OFFICIAL ONLINE ROSTER •
Your Easton Elite World Series roster must be entered online at www.usssa.com. This roster must be the same as the roster used when your team qualified for the Easton Elite World Series plus any allowable changes pursuant to USSSA Rules. The Deadline for roster additions/changes is 12:00 PM (NOON – EDT), Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

USSSA Rule 3.09 “Special Additions” ONLY will be added at Registration & Check-In by USSSA Staff.

• PLAYING FACILITIES •
The venue for the Easton Elite World Series is the USSSA Space Coast Complex in Viera, FL (5800 Stadium Parkway, Melbourne, FL).
• FORMAT •
5 Game Guarantee!
• RULES OF PLAY •
The current USSSA Baseball Official Rules & Bylaws will be the governing rules with the following additions:

(A) 13U age division shall play 54/80 and be required to use (-5) certified bats.

• MANAGERS MEETING •
There will be a Managers Meeting Tuesday, July 5, 2022 (time to be announced) at the USSSA Space Coast Complex Clubhouse (5600 Stadium Pkwy., Melbourne/Viera, FL). It is MANDATORY that one representative from each team attend. This meeting is limited to a maximum of two (2) representatives per team. Game schedules WILL NOT be released prior to the Managers Meeting so attendance is imperative.
• ATHLETES CEREMONY •
Opening Ceremony TBD
• COMMITMENT FORM •
Upon qualifying, teams are required to submit a Easton Elite World Series Official Commitment Form to the USSSA National Office within 72 hours of qualifying. For details email steve.hassett@usssa.org
• ENTRY FEE •
(8U) $895, (10U, 11U, 13U 54/80) $1095. Entry Fee payable by credit card ONLY must be submitted to the USSSA National Office within the deadlines listed below to avoid berth forfeiture!
• HOUSING / ACCOMMODATIONS •
The Easton Elite World Series is a Stay to Play Event.  Teams are required to book their housing through our travel provider, Anthony Travel.  Teams can find the list of available accommodations at https://www.usssatravel.com/  Rooms must be booked through Anthony Travel under your Team’s Name and age division in order for them to count towards your team’s compliance in the Stay to Play policy. Please contact Anthony Travel directly with questions you may have regarding the Stay to Play policy or your accommodations for the Easton Elite World Series. They may be reached via phone, 855-501-7114 or via email usssatravel@anthonytravel.com . USSSA and Anthony Travel reserve the right to drop your rooms if your team is not registered for the event.
• CREDENTIALS & ADMISSION •
Player credentials (Entry Passes) are issued based on your team’s roster. Teams are limited to four (4) Manager/Coach credentials. There will be no additional credentials issued. LOE’s must be purchased online.

Spectator admission can be found on the USSSA Space Coast Complex Box Office web page.  Online Advance Purchases are discounted as opposed to Day of Online or Day of Onsite.

• AREA ATTRACTIONS TICKETS •
USSSA has set up discounted area attractions tickets for Easton Elite World Series families.

https://store.usssa.com/

• TEAM PHOTO & ROSTER •
Each team is required to submit JPG or PDF format digital team photo and roster information for the Easton Elite World Series Event Program. An email with details of how to submit will follow once we receive your Commitment Form & Entry Fee.
• INFORMATION UPDATES •
Upon receipt and processing of your team’s Completed Commitment Form & Entry Fee, the Team Manager (or Team Contact) shall begin receiving Email Updates pertaining to the Easton Elite World Series. If the Team Manager (or Team Contact) does not receive communication from the USSSA National Office within ten (10) business days from submitting your Completed Commitment Form & Entry Fee, please steve.hassett@usssa.org or stephanie.taylor@usssa.org . It is the responsibility of the Team Manager (or Team Contact) to receive all information regarding the Easton Elite World Series.
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• TENTATIVE ITINERARY •
All times are Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT)
July 5, 2022 Team Check-In & Registration
July 5, 2022 Mandatory Manager’s Meeting
July 5, 2022 Battle of the Bats
July 6, 2022 Pool Play
July 7, 2022 Pool Play
July 8, 2022 Pool Play
July 9, 2022  Bracket Play
July 10, 2022 Bracket Play
July 11, 2022 Championship Games
Exact dates and times may vary. Some divisions may start Bracket Play, Semi-Final Games or Championship Games a day earlier or later than others depending on team quantity.
• CONTACT INFORMATION •
For inquiries pertaining to Official Online Rosters (including adds / changes), Managers Meeting, Athletes Ceremony, Official Commitment Form & Entry Fee, and all other general questions, please email steve.hassett@usssa.org

For inquiries pertaining to Registration and Check-in, Housing / Accommodations, Team Photos for the Easton Elite World Series Event Program, please email stephanie.taylor@usssa.org.

For inquiries pertaining to Event Format, Rules of Play and all aspects of “On Field Between The Lines Play” for the Easton Elite World Series, please email steve.hassett@usssa.org.