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General Information

DATES:  June 11-12, 2022

SITE:  Kearney, NE

ADMISSION: Admission will be charged daily at all Softball venues.

Adults: $5
Students (6-18 Years): $2
Children (5 & Younger): FREE

SCHEDULES: Schedules will be posted 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, 2022.

Events

Event Name –
8U Gold
8U Silver
10U Gold
10U Silver
12U Gold
12U Silver
14U Gold
14U Silver
16U Gold
16U Silver
18U Gold
18U Silver           

Roster Info

ROSTER UPDATES:

Teams can make roster updates online.

The deadline to make roster updates is 5 p.m. on TUESDAY, JUNE 7. 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.

NOTE: Rosters WILL be checked during tournament. Please make sure your roster is current prior to the June 7 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, JUNE 7 to be eligible for competition.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

NEW THIS YEAR: All athletes registered/team rosters turned in by June 1 will receive a FREE shirt.  After June 1, CSG souvenir items can be purchased at our online store HERE.  All online store orders will be shipped directly to the athlete from the supplier.

PRICING DEADLINES:
$395 per team April 16 – June 1 (includes free shirt)

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2022 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (if registered/team rostered turned in by June 1; 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.

Athlete Packets

Athlete packets are available to be shipped directly to the athlete at $10 for individuals or $20 for teams. 

Packets will be available for in-person pickup on Friday, July 15 from 8 am – 7 pm at Lincoln East High School.

Packets include athlete shirt (if registered by June 1), athlete pass and one free Arby’s sandwich certificate per person and Nebraska State Fair Admission Pass. 

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.

Opening Ceremonies

JOIN US AT THE OPENING CEREMONIES ON JULY 15!

The Opening Ceremonies will be televised statewide by News Channel Nebraska.

For more details regarding Opening Ceremonies, please refer to the Opening Ceremonies web page.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Fast Pitch Softball Director Todd Parr at t-parr@wncs.net.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

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Phone: 402-471-2544

Fax: 402-413-1119

Mailing address: 
PO Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529

Shipping address:
7620 N 70th
Lincoln, NE 68517