TBA Playoffs 2024

Aug. 1-4: 18UAAA
Aug. 8-11: 13U, 15UA, AA, 17U/18UA, AA
Aug. 9-11: 22U
Aug. 15-18: 8U, 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 14U, 15UAAA, 16U
Aug. 23-25: Senior

Playoff Formats

  • TBA Championships are double-knockout tournament
  • Standings (based on points) used to determine seeds
  • 2 teams – Best 3 of 5 playoff series. First place teams gets the extra home game.
  • 3 teams – (Round-Robin on Saturday) 1st vs 2nd, 3rd vs L1, 3rd vs W1. Teams then play in order of finish (via tiebreaker if necessary on Sunday): 2nd vs 3rd, Winner plays 1st. If 1st is 1-1, the next game is sudden-death. If 1st is 2-0, they must lose twice.
  • 4 teams – 4-team double-knockout format. First round – 1 vs 4, 2 vs 3 based on standings. To be played Friday-Sunday if possible.
  • 5 teams – Modified 5-team OBA double-knockout format. First round – 4 vs 5; 1, 2, 3 receive byes. Friday-Sunday if possible.
  • 6 teams – 6-team OBA double-knockout format. First round 2 v 5, 3 v 4, 1 v 6. Played Friday – Sunday if possible considering fields available.
  • More than 6, use OBA format as needed and 2 v 7, 3 v 6, 4 v 5, 1 v 8.

Download a PDF copy of the OBA tournament formats, which includes an added four-team double-knockout template and a revised five-team template.

Playoff Details

GAME BALLS: Each team, please bring TWO Game Balls to all of your games

COIN TOSS: Like OBA Tournaments, coin toss will decide the home team for ALL games.

TIME LIMITS: NNI after 2:30 for the round robin (2:00 for peewee and below). Semi-final and Final – no time limit, 7 innings.

MERCY RULE: applies to ALL games *18 after 3, 15 after 4, 10 after 5 innings*

NO TIES: Winner must be declared in all games. Play extra innings until winner declared.

UMPIRES: Each team is required to pay 1 umpire fee for every one of their games over the course of the weekend.

PITCH COUNTS: OBA rules apply as always – record through tournament convener

A Division: Coaches “lineup option” to bat full roster or play by OBA rules – 9 batters or 10 (EP).