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Sunday Games at Thomas More College
9:00 AM (2) Cincy Flames 16U vs (3) Cincinnati Fury
11:30 AM (1) Cincy Flames 15U vs (4) Cincinnati Stix
2:00 PM Championship Game

2015 15/16U Tri State Elite Classic

·         July 2 – 5, 2015
·         $725 Entry Fee, 4 game guarantee (weather permitting)
·    Games played at the following sites: Thomas More College, top area high school fields.
·      College coaches throughout the region will be notified of the tournament and receive the tournament schedule. 
·     Tri State Elite Tournaments are run by Chris Fuller.  Chris has coached high school baseball and top travel organizations and is the Scouting Director for Prep Baseball Report Kentucky.
·         We will work tirelessly to make this the BEST event you attend in 2013.
·         This tournament sold out (26 teams) by February last year.  Make your commitment to attend ASAP!  A $200 deposit will hold your spot.  You can download the entry form right here on this site.  Contact Chris Fuller at 513-919-8963 or cfulii@msn.com with questions.


  1. Only BBCOR certified or wood bats may be used in the tournament.
  1. Game time is forfeit time under normal circumstances. Please have your team on time and ready to play.
  1. All games in pool play will be 7 innings with a 2:10 time limit. No new inning will start after 2:10. A pool play game that is a tie AFTER the time limit has expired will result in a tie. A pool play game that is tied after 7 innings BEFORE the time limit expires will continue play into extra innings until the time limit expires.
  2. The two pool winners will be seeded 1 and 2 and two wildcard teams seeded 3 and 4 for Sunday. Head to head will be the first tie breaker where applicable. Additional tie breakers will be used in the following order - run differential, runs allowed, runs scored, coin flip. If three teams are tied for first place in a pool, head to head will be used if one team defeated the other two, otherwise run differential will be used to determine the pool winner. Maximum run differential will be 8 runs per game.
  1. Championship round games on Sunday will have a 2:30 time limit. No new inning will start after 2:30. If a championship round game is tied after the time limit has expired, each team will begin an inning with the last two batted outs on 2nd and 3rd base and 1 out, and play will continue until a winner is determined.
  1. The mercy rule will be in effect for all games – 8 runs after five innings, 12 runs after 4 innings.
  1. There will be no pre-game infield.
  1. There are no pitching restrictions for the tournament. Use discretion.
  1. Teams may bat 9 players, use an EH, DH, or both. The DH can be for any defensive player. The re-entry rule will be in use. Any player who starts the game may be substituted for and may re-enter the game for that substitute in his original spot in the batting order one time. The sub would then be finished for the game.
  1. A courtesy runner may be used for the pitcher and catcher at anytime. The courtesy runner must be someone who is not currently in the lineup.
  1. Base runner must slide or attempt to avoid contact. Malicious contact can result in an ejection. This is at the discretion of the umpires as to whether contact is considered malicious.
  1. There will be no protests. All umpires decisions are final.
  1. Any coach or player ejected from a game must sit out the next game. A 2nd ejection for any coach or player will result in them being removed for the remainder of the tournament.
  1. Each team must provide 2 new baseballs at the beginning of the game and throw in back up balls as needed.
  1. Home team will be decided by a coin flip. Coaches may do this at anytime before the game (encouraged to do so early). In the championship round, the higher seed will be the home team.
  1. In the event of inclement weather, the tournament director reserves the right to re-format the tournament. If only one game is played before the tournament is cancelled due to weather, teams will receive a 50 percent credit toward next years tournament. There will be no credits after the start of each team’s second game.  If weather cancels the entire tournament, teams will be given an option of a 50% refund or a 75% credit towards a future Tri State Elite tournament. We want baseball to be played! We will make every possible effort to get games in!
  1. If games are rained out, they may not be able to be made up. Winning percentage will determine standings if an uneven number of games are played within a pool.
  1. National Federation of High School Rules will be used for any rule not covered by these rules.


Thomas More College
365 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017

Milford High School
1 Eagles Way
Milford, OH. 45150

Highland Hills Park
Mayfield Ave.
Fort Thomas, KY. 41075
(Park is at the end of Mayfield Ave)

Glen Este High School
4342 Glen Este Withamsville Rd
Cincinnati, OH. 45245