EVENT DETAILS

USSSA SLUMPBUSTER – A/AA/AAA (221 Teams in 2023)

  • Tournament Date
    May 03 - May 05 2024
  • Entry Fee
    $250 - $525
  • Stature
    USSSA NIT
  • Age Groups
    7U - 14U
  • Event Details

    USSSA SLUMPBUSTER is one of the largest Ohio Valley Sports events each year. In 2023, there were 221 teams that participated in the event. This USSSA NIT awards additional USSSA Points to each team. Pool play matchups in NIT events are determined based on team power rankings.

  • Admission

    DAY PASS

    • $15 (Cash Only)

    WEEKEND PASS

    • $20 (Cash Only)

    FREE ADMISSION

    • Children 12 & Under
    • Three Coaches Per Team
    • All Players
  • Additional Note

    SCHEDULE RELEASE

    • The schedule for this event will be released by Tuesday, April 30th
    • Coaches can visit www.ohiovalleysp.com and select “2024 Event Schedule Request” to request game times for your pool play games

    PAYMENT DEADLINE

    • When a division sells out, coaches will receive an email with a payment deadline
    • If you do not receive an early payment deadline email for a sold out division, the payment deadline for this event is Friday, April 26th

Tournament Division

Division Entry Fee Gate Fee Max Entries Teams
Entered
Game
Guarantee
Format

Event Ballparks

Venue Name Address Maps link
Clifty Park - FP South Marr Rd. and Indiana Ave., Columbus, IN, 47201 Open in Maps
Columbus Lincoln Park 2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus, IN, 47201 Open in Maps
Kasting Park 800 Kasting Road, Seymour, IN, 47274 Open in Maps
Ceraland Sports Complex 3989 South 525 East, Columbus, IN, 47203 Open in Maps
Clifty Park 1 S Marr Rd, Columbus, IN, 47201 Open in Maps
Freeman Field Complex 2476 N St Rd 11, Seymour, IN, 47274 Open in Maps
North Vernon City Park 604 North State Street, North Vernon, IN, 47265 Open in Maps
Brownstown City Park 905 W Bridge St, Brownstown, IN, 47220 Open in Maps
Brownstown Elementary 612 S. Base Rd., Brownstown, IN, 47220 Open in Maps
Venue Name
Clifty Park - FP
Address
South Marr Rd. and Indiana Ave., Columbus, IN, 47201
Venue Name
Columbus Lincoln Park
Address
2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus, IN, 47201
Venue Name
Kasting Park
Address
800 Kasting Road, Seymour, IN, 47274
Venue Name
Ceraland Sports Complex
Address
3989 South 525 East, Columbus, IN, 47203
Venue Name
Clifty Park
Address
1 S Marr Rd, Columbus, IN, 47201
Venue Name
Freeman Field Complex
Address
2476 N St Rd 11, Seymour, IN, 47274
Venue Name
North Vernon City Park
Address
604 North State Street, North Vernon, IN, 47265
Venue Name
Brownstown City Park
Address
905 W Bridge St, Brownstown, IN, 47220
Venue Name
Brownstown Elementary
Address
612 S. Base Rd., Brownstown, IN, 47220

Event Lodging

Note: If you don't know which venue you'll be playing at and want to book in advance, click here to find hotels that are geographically centered between all venues.

Venue Name Address Dates Details
Clifty Park - FP South Marr Rd. and Indiana Ave., Columbus, IN, 47201 May 3-5 Find Hotels
Columbus Lincoln Park 2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus, IN, 47201 May 3-5 Find Hotels
Kasting Park 800 Kasting Road, Seymour, IN, 47274 May 3-5 Find Hotels
Ceraland Sports Complex 3989 South 525 East, Columbus, IN, 47203 May 3-5 Find Hotels
Clifty Park 1 S Marr Rd, Columbus, IN, 47201 May 3-5 Find Hotels
Freeman Field Complex 2476 N St Rd 11, Seymour, IN, 47274 May 3-5 Find Hotels
North Vernon City Park 604 North State Street, North Vernon, IN, 47265 May 3-5 Find Hotels
Brownstown City Park 905 W Bridge St, Brownstown, IN, 47220 May 3-5 Find Hotels
Brownstown Elementary 612 S. Base Rd., Brownstown, IN, 47220 May 3-5 Find Hotels
Venue Name
Clifty Park - FP
Address
South Marr Rd. and Indiana Ave., Columbus, IN, 47201
Dates
May 3-5
Venue Name
Columbus Lincoln Park
Address
2501 Lincoln Park Drive, Columbus, IN, 47201
Dates
May 3-5
Venue Name
Kasting Park
Address
800 Kasting Road, Seymour, IN, 47274
Dates
May 3-5
Venue Name
Ceraland Sports Complex
Address
3989 South 525 East, Columbus, IN, 47203
Dates
May 3-5
Venue Name
Clifty Park
Address
1 S Marr Rd, Columbus, IN, 47201
Dates
May 3-5
Venue Name
Freeman Field Complex
Address
2476 N St Rd 11, Seymour, IN, 47274
Dates
May 3-5
Venue Name
North Vernon City Park
Address
604 North State Street, North Vernon, IN, 47265
Dates
May 3-5
Venue Name
Brownstown City Park
Address
905 W Bridge St, Brownstown, IN, 47220
Dates
May 3-5
Venue Name
Brownstown Elementary
Address
612 S. Base Rd., Brownstown, IN, 47220
Dates
May 3-5

Reigning Champions

2023 USSSA SLUMPBUSTER CHAMPIONS

 

  • 14u AAA – INDIANA BULLS – 14U SOUTH

  • 14u AA – INDY TITANS 14U JAMES
  • 14u A – INDIANA ANGELS 14U EMSWELLER
  • 13u AAA – INDIANA BANDITS RED 13U

  • 13u AA – SMOKE
  • 13u A – ALEXANDRIA TIGERS
  • 12u AAA – SOUTHERN INDIANA KINGS

  • 12u AA – CANES INDIANA 12U – CHIODO
  • 12u A – SEI HAVOC
  • 11u AAA – BARRACKS USA

  • 11u AA – VIPERS YOUNG
  • 11u A – PATOKA LAKE SLUGGERS – BAKER
  • 10u AAA – RICHMOND ROYALS 10U 
  • 10u AA – BLOOMINGTON WILDCATS 

  • 10u A – LINTON STARS 10U 

  • 9u AAA – VINCENNES 9U

  • 9u AA – CENTERVILLE DIAMOND DAWGS
  • 9u A – MIDWEST ASTROS 9U – HOLMES
  • 8u Open – DIESEL

  • 8u A – STARS
  • 7u Open – NEWBURGH BEASTS

  • 7u A – BROWNSTOWN IMPACT 6U

Event Format

  • Two pool play games followed by a single elimination bracket
  • Pool play matchups in NIT events are determined based on team power rankings
  • Three game guarantee
  • Further details regarding event format will be provided when the schedule is released

Pool Standings Tiebreakers

  • [1] Winning Percentage (Descending)
  • [2] Number of Wins (Descending)
  • [3] Number of Losses (Ascending)
  • [4] Tied Teams Winning Percentage Against Each Other (Descending)
  • NOT VALID IF ALL TIED TEAMS HAVE NOT PLAYED EACH OTHER
  • [5] Average Runs Allowed
  • [6] Average Run Differential (Maximum of 8 Run Differential Per Game)
  • [7] USSSA Points (Descending)
  • [8] Date Team Entered USSSA Database

 

  • ONCE PAST A TIEBREAKER, DO NOT RETURN TO PREVIOUS
  • TEAMS THAT HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED A FORFEIT LOSS WILL BE PLACED AS THE LOWEST SEED IN THEIR TIED-TEAM GROUP

Awards

CHAMPIONS

  • Each player receives:
    • Champion ring
    • Champion helmet decal
    • Invitation to the All-State Showcase
  • Team receives:
    • Championship banner

FINALISTS

  • Each player receives:
    • Finalist ring
    • Finalist helmet decal
    • Invitation to the All-State Showcase

Park Info / Field Surfaces

  • Coming soon!

Time Limits

COACH PITCH & 9U A

  • 1 Hour 30 Min
  • 1 Hour 40 Min (Championship Game)

ALL OTHER KID PITCH

  • 1 Hour 40 Min
  • 2 Hours (Championship Game)

Scorecards

The scorecard below is used by umpires in every game to record innings pitched by each player and the score of the game. Umpires will verify with the scorekeeper for each team throughout the game. At the end of the game, each coach is required to sign the scorecard, confirming the final score of the game and the innings pitched by each individual player that pitched. It is the responsibility of each coach to ensure all information on the scorecard is correct.

  • Once the card has been signed, it is official

 

Scoring Games on the USSSA App

Visit this link (iScore Tutorial) to learn how to use iScore to score your team’s games! Using iScore allows you to take advantage of many new features that are now available within the USSSA App, including:

  • Players have the ability to earn PLAYER BADGES for outstanding statistical achievements and milestones
  • STATISTICAL LEADERS within an event are are shown on the “Leaderboard” to highlight the top individual performances in each event
  • TEAM ROSTERS & GUEST PLAYERS for your team and the opponent are AUTOMATICALLY LOADED from the USSSA database into the game (you do not need to manually enter players)
  • LIVE BOX SCORES & COMPLETE SEASON STATISTICS are available to view on your team page
  • LIVE-STREAM GAMES directly from the USSSA app (using Mevo streaming devices)

USSSA Points Race

  • All teams participating in USSSA events earn USSSA Points based on their placing in each tournament. The top team in each division per state will receive a 2024 USSSA State Points Race Championship Ring. The top team in each age group per region will receive a 2024 USSSA Regional Points Race Championship Chain.  

 

  • The number of points a team earns in an event varies based on the stature of the event. The image below shows the points earned based on placing in every type of event. Tap on the image to view the current 2024 standings and learn more about the USSSA Points Race!

 

Weather

Ohio Valley Sports consults with professional meteorologists to make informed decisions when severe weather events occur. The safety of our participants is our top priority. We do everything in our power to play all scheduled games. When weather causes delays or schedule changes, we communicate updates throughout the process. In the event of cancellations, please view the Indiana USSSA Rules Packet for information regarding the refund policy.

Weather updates for this event will be provided via:

  • USSSA App
  • USSSA Email System
  • Ohio Valley Sports Productions Facebook

Upcoming OVSP Events

TOURNAMENTS

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER EVENTS

  • COMING SOON!

 

Event Updates

DIVISION LOCATIONS All park addresses are available on the "Venues" tab on the app - 14u AAA (Ceraland Sports Complex (TURF) - Columbus, IN) - 14u AA (Freeman Field Complex - Seymour, IN) - 14u A (Freeman Field Complex - Seymour, IN) - 13u AAA (Ceraland Sports Complex (TURF) - Columbus, IN) - 13u AA (Lincoln Park - Columbus, IN) - 13u A (Lincoln Park - Columbus, IN) - 12u AAA (Ceraland Sports Complex (TURF) - Columbus, IN) - 12u AA (Lincoln Park - Columbus, IN) - 12u A (Freeman Field Complex - Seymour, IN) - 11u AAA (Ceraland Sports Complex (TURF) - Columbus, IN) - 11u AA (Kasting Park - Seymour, IN) - 11u A (Kasting Park - Seymour, IN) - 10u AAA (Ceraland Sports Complex (TURF) - Columbus, IN) - 10u AA (Clifty Park - Columbus, IN) - 10u A (Clifty Park - Columbus, IN) - 9u OPEN (Ceraland Sports Complex (TURF) - Columbus, IN) - 9u AA (North Vernon City Park - North Vernon, IN) - 9u A (North Vernon City Park - North Vernon, IN) - 8u OPEN (Ceraland Sports Complex (TURF) - Columbus, IN) - 8u AA (Brownstown Elementary - Brownstown, IN) - 8u A (Brownstown Elementary - Brownstown, IN) - 7u AA (Brownstown City Park - Brownstown, IN) - 7u A (Brownstown City Park - Brownstown, IN)
January 23, 2024 - 11:55am
Visit the "Additional Info" tab on the app to view 2023 Champions, Rules, Park Details, Awards and more!
December 05, 2023 - 04:18pm

Leaderboard

For more information in regards to this event, please contact:

Ohio Valley Sports

[email protected]

812.216.2128

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