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Elizabethtown Sports Park, KY - May 15-17, 2015

posted May 12, 2015, 7:39 PM by Alan Jacob   [ updated May 12, 2015, 8:02 PM ]

The Greyhounds will be traveling to Elizabethtown, KY on May 14-17, 2015 to play in the GMB Bluegrass Championships. The tournament will host 8 teams in the 13u Major/AAA division and 16 teams in the 13u AA/A division, each being played separate. We will ONLY play Major/AAA teams.

On Friday, the team will be visiting both the Louisville Slugger Museum/Factory and Louisville Slugger Field, in addition to having lunch at the Fourth Street Live pavilion. On Friday evening, the coaching staff would like to have a 90 minute hitting session with all players, prior to dinner. The practice session will be held at either a local field in the area or the hotel property. Exact location will be posted in our Schedule later this week.

Schedule for Friday
10:50am -- Meet outside Louisville Slugger Museum -- Large Bat for Group Picture
11:00am -- Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory Tour
1:00pm -- Lunch at Fourth Street Live -- I will pick a restaurant prior to Friday and get reservations.
2:30pm -- Louisville Slugger Field Tour
3:30pm -- Depart from downtown Louisville
5:30pm -- Hitting Session
7:00pm -- Practice ends -- Dinner and Free Time

Hotel Information
Fairfield Inn Marriott
362 Brenton Way
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
(502) 955-5533

Field Location
Elizabethtown Sports Park
1401 W Park Rd.
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Website click here

Tournament Format
2 Game Pool Play -- Top 4 teams will compete for Gold and Bottom 4 teams will compete for Silver
Single elimination after pool play
3 game guarantee

Spectator Admission & Parking
Free Parking
No Gate Fees

Team Uniforms
Saturday - Away Uniforms - Navy
Sunday - Home Uniforms - White

Tournament Rules
GMB rules is available in our Document Library.

Official Schedule
The full tournament schedule is available in our Document Library. Our team schedule for this weekend has been posted. Please see Schedule.

No Metal Cleats on Portable Mounds -- All pitcher's must use rubber cleats

Parents please review the schedule below and be advised that Sunday could turn into a LATE drive home. Sunday games could be played as late as 6:30pm, which means you won's be home until early Monday morning. Plan accordingly.

13u Major/AA Teams

13u Major/AAA Schedule

Key Tournament Rules

Elizabethtown Sports Park Rules

To preserve the quality of the Elizabethtown Sports Park and provide a clean and healthy environment, please consider the following rules:

Disorderly conduct and physical/verbal assault will not be tolerated.
No athletic field use without prior approval from the Park Director.
Smoking and ALL tobacco products are prohibited
Alcohol is strictly prohibited on Park property. Violators will be removed from Park property.
No pets allowed at the fields. Pets are only allowed on the walking trails and must be leashed at all times.
No gum, sunflower seeds or shelled nuts allowed in the park.
Personal coolers are allowed in the park and at the fields. However, only one team cooler is permitted in the dugout or on the sideline.
No metal spikes are permitted on portable mounds. Tennis shoes, turf shoes, and rubber cleats are acceptable.
No food or beverages (other than water) are permitted on the synthetic turf fields.
No folding chairs, pop up tents, or any type of outdoor furniture permitted on the synthetic turf fields.
No person shall engage in the sale of merchandise or operate any concessions without prior approval.
Specific permission is required prior to posting any signs or decorations.
Loudspeakers are prohibited unless prior consent is given.
Private vehicles are prohibited on turf surfaces, sidewalks, service driveways and emergency zones. Any vehicle found in an unauthorized parking area will be ticketed and towed at owner's expense.
Overnight parking is prohibited including RV's and campers.
Glass bottles or containers are prohibited in the park.
Grills or cookers are prohibited indoors and on all playing surfaces.
No fireworks or any open flame.
No unauthorized use of model planes or rockets.
Park may be closed at any time due to safety related concerns.
Failure to comply with these rules will result in immediate removal from park.
Thank you for your cooperation!