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2015 Late Night Softball - Friday Night Series

Late Night Softball Links: Captain's Guide | Rules | Registration Instructions

Registration and Event Information

Registration Period: Thursday, April 2 at 8:00 AM through Thursday, April 16 at 11:59 PM on 

Entry Fee: FREE!!!

Event Date: Friday, April 24 at 8:00 PM at the Hawkeye Softball Complex

League Format: Single-Elimination Tournament

Sport Description

Spring training is over and the season is underway, so grab your glove and head to the diamond! Late Night Softball is back and has some quirks that you wouldn’t normally see in Softball. All the basic rules remain the same, with a different game-changing rule each inning. This single-elimination tournament is sure to be entertaining and fun! So, gather some friends, create a team, and head to the Hawkeye Softball Complex to join the craziness of Late Night Softball!

Important Information

  1. All participants need their valid UI or state-issued photo ID to check-in.
  2. Rosters are due during registration with a minimum of 8 players (4 men & 4 women). A team may have unlimited players on its roster.
  3. Each game will last 6 innings, or 50 minutes, whichever comes first. No new inning may be started after the 50-minute time limit has been reached.
  4. Rules for each inning are as follows:
    • 1st Inning: Run the bases in the opposite direction (3rd base becomes 1st base)
    • 2nd Inning: There are no foul balls inside the fence. If the ball is in the playing surface, within the fence, it is live.
    • 3rd Inning: Bat from the opposite side of the plate (from your dominant side)
    • 4th Inning: 3 pitches ONLY (pitcher is member of your team)
    • 5th Inning: Last recorded out is the runner for the batter
    • 6th Inning: Normal Softball
  5. The roster addition deadline is 15 minutes prior to each team’s first scheduled game.
  6. Any forfeit/no-show will result in a $10 Forfeit Fine. This fine is charged to the University Bill of the team captain.

Any student whose physical condition or health status is such that participating in Intramural Sports might be detrimental to himself/herself is ineligible to play unless he/she has written permission from University Student Health. Determining his/her health status and getting permission to play is the responsibility of the student and must be arranged by the student. 11/00

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