D1 & D2 & D3 TRIPLE CROWN MCCANN SUMMER CLASSIC
McCann Summer Classic
Welcome to the 2018 McCann Summer Classic!
Event Format: 3 Pool Games into Single Elimination Bracket! Each team will receive their 3 games between Saturday and Sunday morning. We will head straight into bracket right around lunch time on Sunday. Bracket will conclude on MONDAY with Semi's and Championships right around mid day!
Depending on the final number of teams in the 15's, 16's, and 18's, some teams may play a game on Friday night in the usual 6pm/8:30pm slot.
DUE TO THE VOLUME OF TEAMS BETWEEN OUR FLORIDA AND GEORGIA EVENTS FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND, THERE WILL BE A PROMPT CUTOFF OF 11:59 PM, ON MONDAY MAY 21ST. If registration is not completed by that time, you will be removed from the list and we will begin scheduling immediately on Tuesday morning.
NO GAME TIME REQUESTS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 4PM ON THE MONDAY BEFORE A TOURNAMENT BEGINS, NO EXCEPTIONS!
PRICE WILL INCREASE $50 AFTER MAY 18TH.
All teams ages 8u-14u must pay their $150 team gate free prior to the first game of the event. Money collected from Team Gate Fees go straight back to supporting Forsyth County Parks!
All teams ages 15-18 will pay a daily gate-fee of $5 per person at the high school facility for their games played over the weekend.
Triple Crown does not keep any portion of Gate Money Collected (Prepaid Team Gate or Individual Gate paid at facilities)
Age Cutoff Date
May 1, 2018
New age Cutoff information for 13u & 14u teams
All age groups will be a four Game Guarantee for this event. Three pool play going into single elimination bracket play.
Game Times Available
10:00 AM on Wednesday, May 23rd
Included with your entry fees
1. All umpires (No pay-at-the-plate!)
2. First-Class facilities
3. Professional, courteous, and attentive Triple Crown Staff, on call anytime for the duration of the weekend
4. Champions and finalists awards for each age group
Depending on the amount of teams entered into your specific age group, there could be a possibility of splitting into multiple brackets playing for their own Championships. These "Gold", "Silver", and "Bronze" Championship teams will be determined by results from pool play. In order to break out into these separate brackets, we need a minimum of 16 teams (Gold and Silver). Another bracket will be added for every 8 teams thereafter.
Top 2 teams in each division receive team and individual awards, along with berths to our National Events!
Triple Crown World Series (Colorado, California, Utah)
Summer Nationals (Myrtle Beach)
Las Vegas Fall Championships (Las Vegas)
Florida Fall Championships (Saint Augustine)
For 15u-18u ONLY:
Additional Berth to the USBC in Richmond, Virginia
If your team has qualified, please contact the Director for that specific event for more details.
Equipment Required for Participants
Please be sure to upload your COMPLETE team roster for the event prior to your first game. Once you step foot on the field for your first game, your roster is LOCKED and you cannot additional players to your team. All players on the roster are required to have their Authorization Waivers completed before playing. Additionally, all teams are asked to carry all birth certificates on them at all times, in the event of a protest.
**TCS does NOT provide baseballs for this event. All teams provide 2 new baseballs and 1 used baseball per game. Get them back from the umpires at the end of each game.**
Please remember to warm up in turfs or tennis shoes at all facilities, and then change over to cleats/spikes right before game times.
This is a 'Stay to Play Event': All out of town teams traveling 100 miles or over to the event are required to book their hotel rooms through the approved Triple Crown partner hotels under the Triple Crown room block, as well as report your lodging to be accepted into the tournament. *OUR TOURNAMENTS ARE STAY TO PLAY EVENTS* Failure to comply will result in your team having to pay the lodging surcharge or being disqualified to participate in the event. Our hotel partners are located on the event home page under the lodging tab. Triple Crown has secured hotels and has the lowest group rate guaranteed. Please contact Julius Comia for any hotel questions at 904-320-0016 or email him directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a well established event over the years with the founder Howie McCann and his son Brian McCann of the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Triple Crown is proud to present the next installment with the McCann family to bring you a Memorial Day event like no other. This will be a 4 game guarantee with no games being played on Friday night. All teams will play 2 pool play games on Saturday, 1 pool play game early on Sunday, elimination games after lunch on Sunday, and the final round of 8 teams in each age group on Monday. We look forward to a great Memorial Day Weekend event and honor all of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives to give us what we have today!