DATES: July 25-26, 2020
SITE: Kearney, NE
Patriot Park – 4511 E 56th St., Kearney
Centennial Park – 517 W. 11th St., Kearney
Dryden Park – 601 E 31st St., Kearney
Harvey Park – 4205 Avenue, Kearney
ADMISSION: Admission will be charged daily at all Softball venues.
Students (6-18 Years): $2
Children (5 & Younger): FREE
Admission with Super Pass: FREE
All registered athletes receive a complimentary Super Pass in the athlete packet. Additional Super Passes for spectators and family members can be purchased for $15 HERE. The Super Pass gains free admission to all 2020 Cornhusker State Games events and venues, including the Opening Ceremonies.
Athletes must wear the Athlete Pass each time they enter the facility. Spectators may purchase a Spectator Pass which will be different than the Athlete Pass. Athletes will not be allowed to share their Athlete Pass with family or friends.
SCHEDULES: Schedules will be posted at CornhuskerStateGames.com and emailed to participants the week of competition.
COMPETITION FORMAT: Teams will play at least 3 pool play games which will then seed the teams into a single elimination tournament. Teams will play pool play on Saturday and all teams will advance to single elimination tournaments on Sunday. All teams guaranteed four games. The director reserves the right to reclassify teams as needed and may combine divisions depending on the number of entries.
RULES: All teams must provide the umpires with an USA-approved ball (Yellow optic cover red stitch 375 lbs Max .44 COR.) prior to the start of each game. A 12” (Yellow optic cover red stitch 375 lbs Max .44 COR.) ball will be used in 12u, 14u, 16u & 18u divisions. An 11” (Yellow optic cover red stitch 375 lbs .44 COR.) ball will be used in the 10u divisions. An 11” RIF (Optic Yellow) ball will be used in the 8u division. USA rules will apply.
AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to all members of the top three teams in each division.
NOTE: Age determined as of January 1, 2020.
Event Name –
Gold – Teams that play in 2 or more competitive tournaments yearly. Teams that typically fall in the A/B/C category.
Silver – Teams that play in 1 or less competitive tournaments yearly. Teams that typically fall in the D or Below category.
Teams can make roster updates online.
The deadline to make roster updates is 5 p.m. on TUESDAY, JULY 21. Rosters are considered FINAL after that date.
Teams that register online are able to login and make roster substitutions free of charge. Teams that register via the paper entry form will be charged a $10 processing fee to substitute players. Teams are strongly encouraged to register online to eliminate any roster change fees.
MINIMUM ROSTER SIZE: Nine players.
MAXIMUM ROSTER SIZE: 14 players.
NOTE: Rosters WILL be checked during tournament. Please make sure your roster is current prior to the July 21 deadline.
TEAM WAIVER: The team waiver form must be signed by each team member, or by parent/guardian if the participant is 18 years or younger. If the team is registered online, and the online waiver for each player is clicked as ‘Accepted’, no printed/signed waiver is needed. All team waivers must be clicked as ‘Accepted’ or submitted to the Cornhusker State Games office by TUESDAY, JULY 21 to be eligible for competition.
Registration Fees & Deadlines
IF REGISTERED BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE:
$340 per team until July 6
ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2020 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; Sponsor gifts and coupons.
COACHES: Head coach will receive the athlete packet free of charge, and will receive a medal if awarded. Assistant coaches must be included on the registration and pay the entry fee to receive the athlete packet, medal, and free admission to competition sites.
UMPIRE FEES: Teams WILL NOT pay umpire fees on-site. All umpire fees are covered in the entry fee.
TEAM ONLINE REGISTRATION NOTE: When registering your team online, please note that the system will ask you to enter your team name and roster prior to selecting your sport and division. In the INDIVIDUAL Shipping dropdown menu, be sure to select “TEAM” for each team member. If you wish to have your team packet shipped, you will select that in the TEAM Shipping dropdown menu.
PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $10 processing fee per team. Registering online saves time, money and trees. If registering via the paper entry form, please rate your team as being Above Average, Average or Below Average. List this information in the Additional Details/Special Instructions section of the entry form.
Choose the Shipping Option and get a Free Arby’s Sandwich!
Save time, avoid hassles and receive your CSG gear more than a week before the Opening Ceremonies by shipping your athlete packet ($10) or team box ($15). Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass. Athlete packets will begin to ship in late June. The packet shipping option will only be available for those registered by the final entry deadline. If you don’t choose the shipping option, you will need to pick up your athlete packet or team box.
For those who did not select the packet shipping option during registration, athlete packets and team boxes can be picked up at the following locations, dates and times:
Lincoln East High School (enter through the southeast doors), 1000 S. 70th St. (Lincoln – View Map)
Thursday, July 18 | 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday, July 19 | 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, July 21 | 7 a.m. – Noon
Lincoln Southwest High School, 7001 S 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68512 (View Map)
Saturday, July 27 | 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 7 a.m. – Noon
Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass, which includes admission to all venues and SportFest and the Opening Ceremonies. The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.
Po Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529
3260 Folkways Blvd Suite B
Lincoln, NE 68504