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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls Baseball Tournaments

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We have a great facility – the Sanford Diamonds – that opened late in 2022. All playing surfaces are FieldTurf and every field has lights, a scoreboard and live-streaming cameras. Every tournament has a four-game guarantee. Umpires will be provided for all games. Age determination date is May 1. Sanford Health certified athletic trainers provide coverage at all tournaments.

Registration for all tournaments is OPEN. Registration does not guarantee entry.

You will receive confirmation once payment is received. Teams are accepted in the order their payments are received.

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Summer Slugfest (10U -14U): May 13-14

Extra Inning Invitational (15U-18U): June 9-11

Turf Showdown Tournament (10U-14U): June 17-18

Pastime Classic Tournament (10U-14U): July 8-9

Diamond Days Tournament (15U-18U): July 14-16

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All fields at the Sanford Diamonds have built-in livestream cameras connected to MuscoVision.

Please call (605) 312-7900 for more information.

  • No outside food/drink (refillable water bottles and coffees are permitted).
  • All tobacco products are prohibited. This does include e-cigarettes and vaping.
  • No outside alcohol is allowed to be carried onto the complex.
  • All game balls will be provided. Teams are allowed to bring in their own bucket of warm up balls.
  • NO metal spikes are allowed. Must have molded cleats or turf shoes.
  • Live video streaming is not prohibited, but must be done in a respectful manner. We ask you not obstruct the view of any other spectators. Streaming devices are NOT allowed to hang on the backstop netting. The Sanford Diamonds offers a live stream here through MuscoVision.
  • All video recording and photography must be done on the concourse and will not be allowed on team benches/in dugouts.
  • Lost children will be escorted by staff to the main ticket building located directly East of Great Shots.
  • Lost and found will be kept at the Ticket Building.
  • Animals are permitted at the Diamonds. However, pets MUST be leashed, and you must clean up after your pet.
  • Strollers are permitted.
  • Bag chairs are permitted, as well as stadium chairs.
  • Code of Conduct: The Sanford Diamonds will strive to provide a competitive, safe, and quality atmosphere for players, coaches, fans, and umpires. It is expected that everyone will follow the rules of the game, respect umpires and opposing teams, and maintain good sportsmanship. If a patron is causing a disturbance to the game or other spectators, at the discretion of the event supervisor, they may be asked to exit the facility. We do enforce a zero tolerance policy.

  • All payment must be made with this registration/online. Your team will not be allowed to participate in the tournament until payment is received.
  • Registration/Payment Deadlines: Three weeks prior to tournament date. No teams will be accepted past this point unless decided upon by the tournament director in order to fill divisions.
  • Refunds will be made up to the tournament deadline (three weeks prior to the event). If a tournament is canceled due to inclement weather teams will be fully refunded.
  • Weather: any delays or cancellations will be made by the tournament director. If a tournament is cancelled due to weather, refunds will be issued.
  • Based on the number of teams registered, divisions may be combined
  • 4 game guarantee
  • Tournaments will start at 8:00 a.m., please be prepared to play at any time, we will try to accommodate teams traveling from further distances to not play first games; however, we do not guarantee meeting all team's needs
  • Two umpires provided per game
  • Baseballs/softballs will be provided for games. Teams are permitted to bring warm up balls
  • Bats – please refer to the NFHS rules for 15U-18U, USSSA rules for 14U and younger.
  • A certified trainer will be available located at the Ticket Building
  • NO metal spikes allowed
  • Softball will play 7 inning games or 75 minute games - finish the inning (all divisions)
  • Baseball will play 6 inning games for 12U and younger
  • Time limit for 14U and younger is one hour and forty minutes – finish the inning
  • 13U-18U will play 7 innings with a time limit of two hours – finish the inning (120 minutes).
    • For championship play, there will be no time limit for any age division.

Pool Play Tie Breaker

  1. Head to head
  2. Runs allowed ratio - # of runs allowed divided by number of innings played.

Each Team Must Provide

  • Their own uniforms with numbers clearly marked
  • An official score keeper or timer/scoreboard operator for each game

Age Determination

  • Baseball – age date is May 1st of the current year. Example, in the 14U division, if a player turns 15 prior to May 1st of the current season would not be eligible for the 14U division (unless they are in 8th grade). Please refer to USSSA Baseball Age Classification Chart.
  • Softball – age date is Dec. 31st of the current year. Example, for 10U, a player born after Dec. 31st, 2023 is eligible to play in this division. Please refer to USA Softball Age Classification Chart.
  • Teams and athletes must be registered in the grade division that their oldest athlete was enrolled during the current school year.
  • Athletes must have been in the grade this year to play in a designated division.
  • Athletes may move up a division but may not play in a lower grade division if they were not enrolled in that grade during the 2022-23 school year

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