Event Information

Softball

Dates

  • Event:
  • Fri, July 14. 2017
  • Sat, July 15, 2017
  • Sun, July 16, 2017

  • Schedule

  • Be prepared to start play Friday @ 6:00 p.m. Brackets will be available Wednesday, July 12 on website.

Other Info

 2017 Entry Form

 2017 Sport Information


Primary Location

Stewart Park
2620 Stewart Park Rd.
(26th St. W. & St. Johhs Ave.)
Billings, MT 59101
*No dogs allowed!
*Bring your own shade!


As Needed Locations

Poly Vista Softball Complex
North Park

Entry Fees

Slow Pitch:
(14 players)
Includes $5 processing fee
$205/team
15+ Players:
(Includes t-shirt)
$20/player
 Online Entry Deadline: July 7 at 5 p.m.
 T-Shirt Deadline: June 30 at 5 p.m.

*Entry form must be complete and in the BSSG office by July 7 @ 5:00 pm, including rosters, entry fee, and signed waivers.

*Maximum of 14 players per entry. Each additional player after 14 is $20. Roster changes are subject to approval.

Event Photos

Click the button below to view photos of the BSSG Softball event.

View 2016 Photos

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Stewart Park
2620 Stewart Park Rd.
Billings, MT 59101

Event Sponsored by:

Online Entry Deadline: Jul 07, 2017

Commissioners

Wayne Ware has been the Softball Commissioner for 30 years; he has been involved with the Big Sky State Games since the beginning as a player and as an Assistant Commissioner. In 2006, he was selected as one of the BSSG Volunteers of the Year. Wayne has been a member of the Billings Men's Slow-pitch Board for over 29 years holding the offices of vice president and president. Wayne was selected as one of the original inductees into the Billings Softball Association and Billings Umpires Association Hall of Fame in June of 2002. Wayne is employed by the City of Billings Engineering Department.

State Games of America Qualifier

All 2015 and 2016 Big Sky State Games medalists, and some 2017 medalists are eligible to compete in the
2017 State Games of America in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Current sports are:

Archery, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Cycling, Disc Golf, Fencing, Figure Skating, Flag Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Karate, Lacrosse, Pickleball, Racquetball, Road Race, Rollerskating, Shooting, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do/Judo, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track & Field, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.

Please see the State Games of America website for more information.

ASA Sanctioned

The tournament is Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA) sanctioned. ASA registration is required and available on site. Teams from WY, ID or SD will need to provide a signed ASA Roster by the ASA district or State Commissioner with the mail in entry form (please pay with separate check made out to ASA) or register on site. ASA registration fee is an additional $35.

Rules and Bracketing


Commissioner Message

We welcome you to this year’s Big Sky State Games and hope it will be a fun experience for you and all the other athletes involved in the softball tournament this year. Click the button below to view/download the important message from the commissioner. Please take the time to share the information provided with all your teammates, and others who may be attending the softball venue of this year’s Big Sky State Games.

2017 Brackets

Softball Brackets will be posted before the competition.

Men's Softball
Women's Softball
Co-Ed Softball

Special Information

Registration

A minimum of 6 registered teams required by July 7 for each division. BSSG reserves the right to cancel or combine divisions that do not fill the 6 team limit. Non-filled divisions that are cancelled will be refunded the entry fee with the return of the t-shirt letter. Extended size t-shirts 2X or 3X is an additional $2.

Adding/Changing Roster

After registration, you can continue to add/swap players on our website until (1) July 10 and/or (2) you reach the maximum players per entry fee (10 players). Each additional player after 10 is $20. After July 10, all roster additions/changes (including swaps) must be submitted at the event site prior to the first game (during designated times). Onsite additions cost $20 per player. Onsite changes/swaps cost $10 (for any number of players). Each roster change/addition will be evaluated by the sport commissioner and the Big Sky Games office upon submission. Big Sky Games and the Sport Commissioner reserve the right to approve or deny any submission. No refunds will be provided should a submission be denied.

Equipment

ABSOLUTELY NO STEEL CLEATS IN CO-ED (NO EXCEPTIONS). ALL OTHERS NO STEEL CLEATS PLEASE.

Scheduling
  • Players registered with teams playing in different divisions (Men’s, Women’s and Co-Ed) should be aware that GAMES WILL NOT BE HELD UP FOR PLAYERS WITH SCHEDULING CONFLICTS.
  • Players must choose where they want to play. Plan to have available sufficient number of roster players on your team registration to cover any possible schedule conflicts if you are playing in multiple divisions.
  • If tournament is cancelled before play begins each team will receive t-shirts and $50.00 refund for Slow-Pitch and $70.00 refund for Fast-Pitch (provided entry received before deadline).

Locations

The primary location for this event will be Stewart Park at 2620 Stewart Park Rd. (26th St. W. & St. Johhs Ave.). Two other sites will be used as needed:

  • North Park - 6th Ave. N. & North 19th St., Billings, MT
  • Poly Vista Softball Complex - 2400 38th St. W., Billings, MT