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TCS Summer Nationals - July 15-20, 2015

posted Jul 10, 2015, 7:45 PM by Alan Jacob
Greyhound Baseball Club will be heading to Myrtle Beach, SC next week to play in the Triple Crown Sports (TCS) Summer Nationals. The tournament will host 64 teams in the 13u division with games being played at Grand Park Complex in Myrtle Beach, and various top notch fields in the area.

The tournament week will begin with Opening Ceremonies on Wednesday, July 15 starting at 4:00pm. Pool games will begin on Thursday, July 16 at 8:00am. The tournament will end on Monday, July 20.

I will post as much detail as I can on our website, but would highly recommend the following:

1. Visit our Document Library and review the documents posted for this tournament.

2. Visit the TCS Website - CLICK HERE

3. Sign up for Pocket Updates - CLICK HERE

Hotel Information
Westgate Resorts Myrtle Beach
415 South Ocean Blvd.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 448-4481
Website Click Here

Opening Ceremonies Field at Pelicans Ball Park
1251 21st Avenue North
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Field Locations
We will be playing at multiple fields due to the size of the tournament. Listed below is the first few locations where we are scheduled to play, or have a potential to play in our initial bracket. Please see our Document Library for a list of all locations, or visit the TCS Website.

Loris High School
301 Loris Lions Road
Loris, SC

Myrtle Beach High School
3300 Robert M Grissom Parkway
Myrtle Beach, SC

Grand Park Complex
1004 Meyers Ave.
Myrtle Beach, SC

Tournament Format
64 Teams
5 Game Guarantee
* Top 16 Seeds to Championship Double Elimination Bracket. Losers of games 176, 177, 178 and 179 in the Championship Bracket move to the Pelican Bracket as play in games.
* Seeds 17-48 will compete in the Pelican Bracket.
* Seeds 49-64 will compete in the Back to the Beach Bracket.

Team Entry Fee Includes:
1 Dozen Rawlings Baseballs
15 Tournament Programs (1 for each family)
Opening Ceremonies - Movie Night - Pelicans Game Night

Key Rules
1.  In effort to generate fundraising revenue from concessions, the following facilities will not allow spectators to bring coolers inside the parks during tournament play: Pepper Geddings Park, Grand Park, NMB Sports Complex, Central Park and the High School facilities . Teams will be allowed to bring in a Triple Crown tagged team cooler for players and coaches. Thanks for supporting our host facilities!

2. Sunflower Seeds are not allowed at Grand Park Complex.

Spectator Admission & Parking
No Gate Fees

Team Uniforms
Thursday - Away Uniforms
Friday - Home Uniforms
Saturday - Away Uniforms
Sunday - Home Uniforms
Monday - Away Uniforms

Metal spikes are allowed on the turf fields at Grand Park except for pitchers throwing off the portable mounds. All Grand Park fields will have portable mounds.

We HIGHLY RECOMMEND that all players have turf shoes or sneakers with a good sole, in addition to their cleats for all games.

Event Awards
Championship Bracket:
1st Place: Team Trophy, Individual awards, and Champion T's
Runner-up: Team Trophy and Individual Awards
3rd Place: Team Trophy and Individual Awards
4th Place: Team Trophy and Individual Awards
Tournament MVP and Defensive Standout individual awards.
Pelican Bracket:(8U-15U)
Champion: Team Trophy and Individual Awards. Runner-up: Team Trophy and Individual awards.
Back to the Beach Bracket: (13U & 14U Only)
Champion: Team Trophy and Individual Awards. Runner-up: Team Trophy and Individual awards.

Tournament Rules & Venue Information
Please see our Document Library.

Official Teams and Greyhounds Bracket Information