Welcome to the Summer Smackdown!
We really appreciate you choosing to play in our tournament this weekend! As always, NW Nations staff will be onsite at all times, please do not hesitate to ask if you need anything, we will be happy to assist you in any way that we can.
All games will be played at the North Clackamas Park Complex. (Scroll to the bottom of this page for directions.)
Parking: Parking is allowed in designated parking areas only.
RV Parking: Overnight parking is not allowed at the ballpark.
Game Score Updates: We will be updating game scores throughout the day on the NW Nations Tourney Machine app as games are completed. Please click here for updated game scores.
Get game scores and schedule updates throughout the weekend with the NW Nations TM App!
For all NW Nations events you can receive score and schedule updates via text or e-mail or best of all straight to your mobile device by downloading the tournament app.
You can download the tournament mobile app by going directly to www.tourneymachine.com/R99669 on your mobile device.
NW Nations makes every attempt to keep the tournament on schedule, on occasion due to circumstances this is not possible. Directors reserve the right to change any game time, playing field or dates or to make other changes necessary to conduct the tournament.
When circumstances arise where we can start a game early throughout the day, teams must be prepared to start up to 20 minutes before their scheduled game time, this is to keep the tournament moving along at all times.
NW Nations Bat Rules
Umpires and tournament staff will be checking bats for compliance prior to games throughout the tournament.
9u-13u Age Divisions: No bat size restrictions. All Bats must be certified by the manufacturer to meet a Bat Performance Factor of 1.15 or less and must bear the BPF 1.15 stamp or USA Bat stamp. All (-3) bats must be BBCOR approved and bear the BBCOR stamp.
9u/10u Division Rules:
- No leading off.
- Baserunner can steal once the ball crosses the plate.
- Dropped third strikes are not live.
- No balks are called.
- Runners cannot leave their bases until the pitched ball crosses the front edge of home plate. A runner who leaves early is declared out, and the pitch is declared a no-pitch. This is an appeal play.
Team Check-in: Please check in at the tournament tent prior to your first game and receive your tournament packet..
Birth Certificates: Please make sure that you have copies of birth certificates for all players with you at the fields.
Dugouts are not assigned; the first team to arrive has choice of dugouts.
Warm-ups: The park will open at 7:45 AM on Saturday and Sunday. Teams playing the first games of the day can warm up on the outfield of the field that they will be playing on. Do not plan on warming up on the fields during the day as we will make every effort to stay on schedule. No taking infield allowed for tournament play.
Line-Up Cards: Each team is expected to present a line-up card to the plate umpire at the pregame conference.
Game Balls: NW Nations will be supplying all game balls.
Pitching Charts: Pitching Charts will be in your coach packet that you will receive at check-in. Please keep track of how many outs each of your pitchers throws each game.
Post-Game: At the end of your game please be considerate and vacate your dugout promptly. Team meetings need to take place outside the fences!
Tournament Rules: Please click on the "Tournament Rules" box near the bottom left for the tournament rules.
Unsportsmanlike Conduct: NW Nations is committed to fostering a family-friendly, healthy atmosphere for kids to compete in. Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated. Players, managers, coaches or spectators shall not make disparaging or insulting remarks to, or about any opposing players, umpires or spectators; or commit other acts that could be considered unsportsmanlike conduct.
All conversations with an umpire should be conducted after a time-out has been called and be handled in a calm and professional manner. Verbal abuse of an umpire or tournament official will not be tolerated and will result in ejection from the game.
North Clackamas Park Complex