TRIPLE CROWN D1/D2 NORTH FLORIDA KICK-OFF CLASSIC
Thank for you for visiting the North Florida Kickoff Classic home page! Whether this is your first Triple Crown event or you're a seasoned vet, we hope to make your experience a great one!
Please Note: For Saturday's games at Tom Kehoe Park, we have been informed that concessions will not be available. Please plan accordingly, bringing coolers and food as needed. All other parks for the entire weekend will have full concessions available.
THERE IS NO GATE FEE CHARGED AT THIS EVENT!
Age Cutoff Date
May 1, 2018
New age Cutoff information for 13u & 14u teams
All age groups will be a 3 Game Guarantee for this event. Two pool play going into single elimination bracket play.
Game Times Available
10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 21st
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 time.
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 904-230-3993 or email him directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a 6th year event in the beautiful city of Saint Augustine, Florida. This is a great opportunity to get out on the diamond early and see what you have going into the 2018 baseball season. We will utilize the beautiful facilities in Saint Johns county and have a great weekend of baseball. Come out and earn your early berths to our Summer Nationals in Myrtle Beach or Fall Nationals in St. Augustine. We look forward to a great weather weekend in northern Florida and best of luck to all of the teams out there on the diamond!