ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR 2018
*NO CHANGES to BPA bat rules
*NO CHANGES to BPA age eligibility rules
*Expanded online payment capabilities
*5 TOURNAMENT BUNDLE!
Special discount pricing is available for our most loyal
BPA teams this year by taking advantage of the 5 Tournament Bundle package.
Simply choose the 5 tournaments that you want to play and then pay online using
the 5 Tournament Bundle button.
We have simplified the sanction and insurance
process by offering a single payment system that covers both.
*Revised Tournament Pricing!
We adjusted our entry fees slightly for 2018.
BPA/Westpoint weekend insurance policies are now included in the new tournament
entry fee. Teams that have full BPA policies will get a $20 discount (which
means no increase from previous years).
*Fri/Sat Tourney Options! We got great feedback from the Fri/Sat tournament that
we did last spring, so we are going to offer 1 Fri/Sat tournament each month
HOW TO GET STARTED
To be eligible to play in a BPA Alabama baseball tournament
teams should complete the following steps.
1. Complete the online sanction form at playbpa.
2. Pay sanction fee here to receive sanction number.
3. Complete the online roster form.
4. Call Ann Marie at (800) 318-7709 to get insurance.
Be sure to ask for the Alabama BPA League rate.
All teams MUST present proof of insurance and a copy of their roster
at every BPA Alabama baseball tournament.
BPA LEAGUE PROGRAM
We are in the process of adding several new leagues for 2018. Any league
representatives that would like more info about sanctioning with BPA should
contact me ASAP! I’ve attached a flyer that details the benefits of sanctioning
your league with BPA!
League Team State Tournament – April 23-28
This is open to ALL regular season teams playing in a BPA league. Pool play will
be Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, with bracket play on Friday and Saturday. Age
groups will be divided into multiple brackets based on pool play results to
level the playing field for the weekend.
BPA All Star State Tournament – May 31-June 2
This is open to ALL BPA league all star teams AND/OR regular season teams. Each
league can send multiple teams if they want.
HOW TO GET INSURANCE
call Ann Marie at 800-318-7709 after you get your sanction number.
Tell her you’re part of BPA Alabama. Rates are VERY competitive.
HS (18U) $91
You MUST have BPA insurance to play in a tournament with us.
I recommend purchasing the full policy because it’s really good insurance,
and it’s not expensive. You also have the option of purchasing a weekend policy each time you play with us.
That cost is now $15 per tournament and can be added to your entry fee.
2017-2018 Team Sanction
HOW TO CONTACT US
Blank Roster Form
I know it’s frustrating for coaches and parents when a schedule is released on Wednesday night and then it is changed on Thursday or even Friday.
This became more of an issue as we went through this past spring and summer.
To try to help prevent this in the coming season, any team that drops out AFTER the schedule is posted will be assessed a $100 cancellation fee.
Any coach, player, or spectator who is ejected must leave the complex immediately and will be suspended for the following game in the same tournament.
We have had to deal with a lot of rain the past few weeks, so I wanted to clarify for all coaches what our policy is on rainouts.
Play 1 game – 67% discount on next tourney
Play 2 games – 33% discount on next tourney
Play 3 or more – no discount
There are no refunds on admission that is paid to enter the parks.