CIS BB Team Sandlot Games 5/12

  • Tournament Date
    May 12 2023
  • Entry Fee
  • Stature
    One Day Event
  • Age Groups
    9U - 12U
  • Event Lodging

  • Event Details

    The CIS Sandlot Games is an opportunity for teams to find game-like experiences!

    Elevate your player development through the Sandlot Games;

    • These games require no pitching as a pitching machine will be used.
    • Hitters will receive more opportunities at the plate
    • Players can fine tune their abilities at multiple positions.

    The CIS Sandlot Games are fun, fast paced, exciting and an awesome way to meet and interact with other players from the CIS Kickoff Classic NIT.

    Teams who win their division will receive 50 points to their USSSA Points Race Standings.

    This event is 100% FUN 

  • Entry Fee


    Managers can register to the event through their USSSA Manger page.

  • Additional Note
    • Ages and Divisions
      • 9U | 10U |
    • Registration Fee
      • $280
    • Uniforms
      • Players will wear their team uniforms.
    • Pitching
      • Pitching machines will be used.
      • Hitters will see all fastballs at the appropriate speed.
    • Defense
      • Line ups will be controlled by coaches.
    • Offense
      • The entire line-up will bat and will hit off a pitching machine.
    • Team Roster
      • Each division will have 4 teams.
      • Each team will have max of 12 players.
    • Format
      • Teams will be placed in 4 team brackets.
      • Winners of 1st game will play for championship.
      • Losers of 1st game will play for 3rd place.
    • Coach
      • Balls will be provided.

Tournament Division

Division Entry Fee Gate Fee Max Entries Game

Event Ballparks

Venue Name Address Maps link
Raccoon River Park 2500 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, IA, 50265 Open in Maps
Venue Name
Raccoon River Park
2500 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, IA, 50265

Event Lodging

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Venue Name Address Dates Details
Raccoon River Park 2500 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, IA, 50265 May 12 Find Hotels
Venue Name
Raccoon River Park
2500 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, IA, 50265
May 12


USSSA and CIS Rules will be followed except for the following exceptions.

  • No new inning after 60 minutes (8U – 12U | 6 innings)
  • Rotate defensive position each inning throughout the event.
  • If batter #6 makes last out of first game, then batter #7 starts the 2nd game batting order.
  • No walks
  • No bunts
  • No stealing
  • A two-step lead-off is allowed.
  • Batted ball hitting pitching mound L screen is dead and batter is awarded 1st base.
  • Thrown ball hitting any screens or pitching machine is dead and runners award 1 base.
  • Defensive coach will feed ball into pitching machine.
  • 9U and 10U Divisions
    • 46/65 with 54 mph pitching machine speed.
  • One umpire will be supplied.


  • All players receive a CIS Sandlot bat bag tag.
  • 1st & 2nd placed teams earn a CIS Ring or Medal.
  • 1st placed team players choose their Team MVP, Offensive MVP and Defensive MVP.


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