ROSTERS AND CLASSIFICATION
ROSTERS & CLASSIFICATION
Teams will have a choice to Register in the A or B Classification.
Teams may be moved to A Classification if no roster on line. (Must be 9 or more players)
Teams must have a roster online with Girls name, DOB and E Mail to be considered to be moved to B or C
Teams wanting to move to a different Classification must send an email request to the USAY Sports or their State Director .
During any Mississippi USSSA event that a team is found with a player on the line up card that is not on the "Online Roster" or an approved Guest Player form will get a 7-0 loss. Protest must be "During" the game. Only Seeded pool and Bracket games can be protested. If team is still in the event (The loss did not eliminate the team) with the loss they fix the online roster and continue play. This does not apply to State & National events where rosters are locked prior to the start of the event. In that situation, USSSA Rule 13 will apply.
THE FOLLOWING ARE GENERAL RULES WE WILL FOLLOW:
Teams must play with a league
C Classified Teams:
Generally, first year teams or a team just coming from REC.
A team that has played Several Tournaments and has not won many games (Winning Percentage lower then 30% depending on how many events and opponents played)
Must have a roster online
Must request to State Director to be moved to C.
Team must have a roster online (all players)
Overall Winning Percentage between 31% and 79% (Depending on how many events and opponents played)
USSSA Staff will classify based on Team performance, This may include other Associations Tournaments.
Generally, after placing 3 or more times in Open Events with A/B opponents will get you moved to the next level. (Varies depending on the size of events and qualify of teams)
Teams that self Classified
no roster online (must have a roster online to play)
USSSA Staff will make a Determination based on teams tournament results in all Tournaments. (including non USSSA Events)
Teams that play up in age may play down one Classification. I,e, 10A may play 12B but may not play 12C.
Generally if teams are Overall winning 80% of all games and placing in several Events. (Placing is defined as 1st-3rd)
If winning percent is over 90% in same class and has played more than 10 recorded games.
Teams Classification gets locked in after this date. Unless special Circumstances it will remain until the new season which is Aug 1 of each year.
New teams that Register after State Tournament will be Classified in a case by case matter. In most cases will have to play in at least one open event to be classified B/C.
See Guest Player Guidelines
USA Elite Select
This is a Brand new level that will have a National Committee to determine your Status. More information in the future.