TOURNAMENTS

Las Vegas Road Trip XVI

Posted 10/29/2022 @ 1:00 PM PST

SCIFL and NAFA are pleased to announce its 16th edition of the "Las Vegas Road Trip" Men's Fast Pitch Tournament which will be held on March 31 thru April 2, 2023 with the first round games starting Friday at noon, and the Championship games scheduled for 3:00 PM on Sunday.

This event will accept teams who pay their entry fee prior to the due date. If for any reason the event cannot proceed, refunds will be issued so it is extremely important everyone pays online to make it easier and quicker to process refunds, if needed.

PLAN EARLY AND LATE

Teams flying in and out should make plans to be ready to play early on Friday and late on Sunday in the event the brackets are running late.

While this tournament is a NAFA sanctioned event, it is run by SCIFL. Any questions regarding this tournament must go through the SCIFL Commissioner, Jesse Ortiz.

NAFA DIVISIONS

Teams will be separated in the following divisions with the maximum number of teams listed.

A (24-teams maximum)
A-Major (14-teams maximum)
AA (12-teams maximum)

The split was based on a maximum 50-team tournament and how teams signed up from previous events.

NAFA PITCHERS LIST

The NAFA pitchers list will be used to monitor pitchers in the tournament as well as the team's current classification. No open class pitchers are allowed to pitch in any of the three divisions. Confirmation into the tournament will be based on the entry fee and roster received.

The classification list posted on the NAFA website as of January 31, 2023 will be used to classify pitchers. There will be no appeals for pitchers after that date for this tournament.

A 3-GAME GUARANTEE BRACKET will be used for all divisions with no "IF" games. With a minimum of eight (8) teams in a division, the winner will have their 2023 NAFA World Series entry fee paid for the division they participated in.

CONTACT AND PLAYING INFO

Teams interested in participating should contact Jesse Ortiz by email at scifastpitch (at) gmail.com and inform him if your team can play all three days. Teams that can play all three days will be placed on the priority list, teams that say they can only play on Saturday and Sunday will be placed on the secondary list. No one will be given a "selected" game time as everyone is traveling to the event.

HOW IT WORKS

We are accepting a maximum of 50 teams which will be placed on a team interested list, as a first come first serve basis. Once the tournament is full, additional teams will be added to the waiting list and if they pay their entry fee (in full) they will have an opportunity to participate if a team drops out or does not pay by the due date. If a team on the waiting list pays their entry fee and is not able to get in, their entry fee will be refunded.

*** This tournament has been filling up quickly within the past several years so I would suggest you contact Jesse as soon as possible if you want to be added to the interested team list to have the opportunity to pay first and avoid being on the waiting list. ***

ENTRY FEE AND REGISTRATION

The entry fee for the tournament is $655, which includes the $35 Annual NAFA Team Registration Fee. We will start collecting the entry fee beginning January 2, 2023 and once it's received you will be sent an email to confirm your entry.

All teams will need to submit their entry fee along with their team's roster, listing all their players and identifying their pitchers to ensure teams are placed in their proper classification.

You can pay online by visiting our website and clicking on the "Pay Online" button on the left hand side column or by check, but paying online is the preferred method.

Checks can be made out to "SCIFL" and mailed to:

SCIFL
PO Box 6572
Burbank CA 91510

DUE DATE

If the entry fee is not received by February 1, 2023, a team may lose their spot to a team on the waiting list who has paid their entry fee. This due date provides teams on the waiting list sufficient time to make appropriate travel arrangements if they get in.

ARIZONA CHARLIE'S BOULDER



Arizona Charlie's Boulder offers a casino, buffet and sit down dining along with live music in the casino bar/lounge and it is the tournament's host hotel for the 16th year.

Please help keep the tournament cost down by booking with Arizona Charlie's and receive the following special rate of $75 per night for Friday and Saturday and $50 for Thursday and Sunday nights, if you book directly with the hotel using their 800 number.

In order to receive this rate, you must book by midnight of cut-off date March 9, 2023.

*** This special rate goes quickly so try to book your rooms as soon as possible because once the selected number of rooms are booked, any additional rooms available will be reverted back to the hotel's going rate. ***

MAKE RESERVATIONS THROUGH THE 800 NUMBER

To make your reservations call 800-362-4040 and use the reference code C-SCI23 or mention So Cal Independent Fast Pitch League. If you need to book more than three (3) rooms on the same credit card, please contact Kathy Brennan at 702-951-5942 in the group sales department and she will be more than happy to assist you. Also, if the 800 say's they do not have the SCIFL listing, please call Kathy to book your room. If she is not available, leave a message and she will get back to you.

ADDITIONAL HOST HOTEL ADDED




OYO HOTEL & CASINO LAS VEGAS
115 E. Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89109
Located across one block from the Las Vegas Strip and across from MGM.

Special Group rates starting at $39.00 midweek and $105.00 Friday & Saturday (Mandatory Resort Fee has been reduced to $20 nightly plus tax). To book your reservation, click on this link "BOOK NOW - SO CAL INDEPENDENT FASTPITCH LEAGUE." You may also call Reservations at 702-739-9000 ext: 0 or by email: res1@oyolasvegas.com and Reference Fastpitch Group Code 2303SCIFLT. Book by March 8, 2023.

*** This special rate goes quickly so try to book your rooms as soon as possible because once the selected number of rooms are booked, any additional rooms available will be reverted back to the hotel's going rate. ***

OYO Hotel & Casino understands what guests want and how to get the most out of a trip to Las Vegas. They offer chic, efficient accommodations, a curated list of modern amenities and plenty of onsite entertainment. It's the perfect launching point for a playful stay.

SUNSET AND WARM SPRINGS PARKS

Information regarding the event, game results and player statistics will be posted on the SCIFL website. This year's tournament will be played at Sunset Park and Warm Springs Park; both are located within 1/4-mile of each other and are located by the Las Vegas International Airport.

Game times will be available once the tournament is filled and everyone has paid their entry fee or two weeks before the event.

Please feel free to contact Jesse if you have any questions regarding this tournament. We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas.


PAST ALLIANCE TOURNAMENTS

July 2022

SCIFL hosted its Final Alliance Tournament of the year on July 23-24, 2022 at Los Nietos Park, Santa Fe Springs, CA right before the NAFA World Series in August. It was a maximum of 8 teams in a Round Robin Format followed by a Single Elimination.

Raymar comes from behind in the fifth inning, while time was running out, to tie the game and force another inning. In the sixth inning, Julian hits a walk for home run to crown Raymar champions in their final Alliance tournament of the year.

SCIFL would like to wish all its SCIFL teams that will be participating in the NAFA World Series in August the best of luck!

For tournament results and additional information visit the Tournament Round-Ups


June 2022

SCIFL hosted its June Alliance tournament on June 25-26, 2022 at Los Nietos Santa Fe Springs, CA. This was a 2-day tournament with 8 teams. Saturday was a Round Robin followed by a Single Elimination on Sunday.

Smokers, the # 3 seed in Pool A, faced off against EA$Y, the # 1 seed in Pool B, for the first time in the Championship game. EA$Y holds down the Smokers to win 5 to 0 behind their only pitcher Eloy Montoya who pitched all their games to claim their first Alliance Championship.

For tournament results and additional information visit the Tournament Round-Ups


May 2022

SCIFL hosted its May Alliance tournament on May 21-22, 2022 at Los Nietos Santa Fe Springs, CA. This was a 2-day tournament with 7 teams. Saturday was a Round Robin followed by a Single Elimination on Sunday.

The # 2 seed Maccabi faced the # 4 seed Budmen in the Championship game. Budmen win 4 to 0 behind Adrian Villalobos no hitter.

For tournament results and additional information visit the Tournament Round-Ups


April 2022

SCIFL hosted the Cecilio E Smalling Memorial Tournament on April 23-24, 2022 at Los Nietos Santa Fe Springs, CA. This was a 2-day tournament with 8 teams. Saturday was a Round Robin followed by a Single Elimination on Sunday.

The Budmen go undefeated and allow only 2 runs throughout the tournament to be crown Champions. They faced the # 3 seed, Smokers who won their 2 games on Sunday to participate in the Champions game.

For tournament results and additional information visit the Tournament Round-Ups


March 2022

SCIFL hosted its Alliance Tournament season opener on March 19-20, 2022 at Los Nietos Park, Santa Fe Springs, CA. This was a 2-day tournament with 9 teams. Saturday was a Round Robin followed by a Single Elimination on Sunday.

The # 3 seed Budmen faced the # 1 seed Quakes in the Championship game that went into extra innings. The Budmen were able to score 2 runs in the extra innings to be crown Champions.

For tournament results and additional information visit the Tournament Round-Ups



TOURNAMENT ROUNDUPS

If you would like information about prior events, please visit the Tournament Roundups or Stats section on the left hand side of this page.





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