NSA Illinois 2005
Dear Players and Managers:
2005 should be a great one for Illinois
NSA teams! The NEW DIAMOND GRAND SLAM SERIES will give additional
berths, travel money and LOYALTY BUCKS to participating NSA Teams
in both Northern and Southern Illinois.
League teams can not only earn berths
to the state but also the Super Regionals as well as participate
in a NEW FUN-E in-house tournament program!
The 2005 rule changes are listed
below. Our approved bat and ball list can be viewed on-line at
www.illinois.nsa.com. It is updated every Thursday throughout
the season. New approvals are always listed in red.
We are proud to announce our NEW
COED DIRECTOR Vicky Zarembka whose enthusiasm and contacts will
lead to the growth of the coed program both in teams and tournaments.
Tim "Demo" Demetrulias, Assistant State Director is
doing a find job building the NSA program in southern Illinois!
Illinois offers a quality 16-inch
program headed by Les Duncan, a Black American program headed
by Willis Miles, a masters and a senior program!
Also welcome to NEW NSA PARKS Godley,
Carlyle and Redbud!
Illinois will also offer a NEW Men's
A/AA NIT tournament and a Class A State Championship. Illinois
will offer Class B, C, D and E Super World Series qualifiers as
well as a Class C, D and E Super Regionals. Illinois will be host
to the 2005 Men's Class E World Series in Kankakee.
NSA has put together an attractive
program for teams in 2005! We welcome you to play in the NSA
Our 2005 schedule is posted on this
website! For more details on these tournaments and programs, please
visit our website at www.illinoisnsa.com!
Illinois NSA State Director
2005 NSA RULE CHANGES
1. Caught wearing Metal cleats it will be an Ejection
2. No longer a hat/visor rule - they don't have to be the same.
3. Can start with 9, but must take an out in the line up for the
entire game. (can't add the tenth player) Start with 9 finish
4. "D" Home run Rule - 1 home run limit. The first home
run over the limit is an out and any subsequent home runs will
be subject to the progressive penalty rule. NOTE: This means 3rd
HR hit = out and give one run to the other team, 4th HR = 2 runs,
5th HR = 3 runs etc.
5. Tournament Director can declare that the home runs not be run
out in C and higher or in competitive divisions of specialty programs.
6. First place team in Men's B, C, D and E SUPER WORLDS will have
their entire roster of players moved up to the next highest class
the following Year. They would not be allowed to play in the same
class they played in the previous year.
7. Softballs - Teams can hit their own ball in ALL NSA Adult tournaments
except World and Super Worlds. This will be the choice of the
8. Move up Appeal - Teams that go 2-2 in the Supers and have one
of the two or both of the two wins by forfeit may appeal their
9. NSA will have Super World Coordinator for the 2005 season,
to oversee Berth's, travel money, rosters and post information
to the website. Bill Horton has been appointed to this position.
10. Major/AA/A will have Jim Kimmel oversee the rosters in 2005
Thank you for your support of NSA!
NSA Illinois State Adult Director
932 N Vaughn Drive
Kankakee, Illinois 60901