Why should you choose to play USSSA Fastpitch by 3UP 3Down?
• We have a professional and experienced full-time staff available year-round (24/7/365) to assist the needs of our teams.
• We host our tournaments at Top-Notch facilities
o Our site directors have the experience and support necessary to ensure game day activities flow smoothly.
o Each tournament site has a highly experienced Umpire-In-Chief (UIC) on site to resolve rule and in-game issues.
o We put extraordinary care into every schedule in order to convenience teams as much as possible, factoring in travel distance, location of a team's hotel, schedule requests, minimizing repeated opponents in pool play and balancing the tournament field.
o We provide up to the minute scheduling, score reporting and standings for our events.
o Rarely do we cancel an event due to lack of participation. On the oft occasion where we are faced with low registration, we communicate proactively with teams and work on their behalf to find them somewhere else to play on that weekend…even recommending another association if need be.
o We offer split bracket championship play when applicable and feasible.
o We use a consistent, standardized system to seed pool play into bracket play.
o We work to develop and execute a complete tournament schedule, giving teams of all classes many opportunities to play comparable competition every weekend.
o We provide high quality and often custom awards while maintaining a wide variety of different awards to avoid duplication as much as possible.
o Game Times for A and B Divisions are 75 minutes, Game Times for C Division are 70 minutes with 20 minutes between Games. Allowing you and our umpires time to breathe.
o We work hard to help you find a Guest Player when needed. Just ask us for help!
o We offer high point events (2x, 3x and 6x the points) which allow you to play for the points and establish a higher seeding at Nationals.
• Our national website, is the most state of the art, comprehensive and transparent of its kind of any association and any sport featuring:
o Incomparable roster and tournament management tools for managers.
o Historic tournament results that don't disappear after the season is over.
o A points and ratings system that provides local, regional and national team rankings.
o Individual tracking of player performance and statistics through the player locker system.
• Our tournament schedule goes far beyond the normal weekend offerings by including such specialty events as:
o We offer a Tri-State Championship giving you more than 1 opportunity to play in a State event.
o We offer Charity events like Angels for Autism and Armed Force Tribute in which we give back to charities and community service departments within our community.
o Within USSSA you have several options for Nationals and World Series events.
o We offer multi-event discounts, and Free Entry Fee contest,
o Themed events with themed contest, themed prizes and awards.
• We spend the time and effort necessary to provide a balanced and rewarding tournament experience for all teams. We accomplish this by:
o Carefully communicating with the KY, IL and IN State directors regarding your team’s skill level so that management of your team’s classification allows you to participate on a level playing field. We offer A, B and C Class and work hard to separate those classes. Online roster management ensures that A and/or B Class teams are not playing in C Class.
o Lobbying parks officials on our teams' behalf to promote a safe and enjoyable playing experience. Examples include the advocacy of safety bases, temporary fences 200', park improvements, etc.
o Partnering with housing services of our event locations as much as possible to provide teams with affordable hotel options.
If all this is important to you (and they should be) when you are choosing tournaments, you can see playing USSSA by 3Up 3Down is the RIGHT choice!
To enter one of our events you can fill out registration form below and email to usssa3up3downevents.com.