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JUNIOR BASEBALL ORGANIZATION

JBO CHAMPIONSHIP RULES

Mandatory Pre-JBO Tournament Meeting

Time & Location:  7:00pm at Legacy Health, 1475 Mt. Hood Ave. in Woodburn.

Please click on Legacy Health to view a map of their location in Woodburn.

July 10:  Midget National, Midget American, Midget Federal, Junior National

July 17:  Junior American, Junior Federal, Senior National, Senior American

July 24:  Senior Federal

See individual team fees listed below

Tournament Team Information

  1. JBO, Inc. will verify rosters and paperwork of ALL teams qualifying for post-season play. Any team with a roster or paperwork that is incomplete or cannot be verified will be disqualified from the JBO Championship Tournament. The District will produce another qualified/eligible team.
  2. To help offset tournament costs, each team entering Tournament play, except Federal level teams, will pay a $350 team fee. All Federal level teams will pay $425. These fees will be paid at the Pre-Championship Tournament meeting. Checks payable to: "Junior Baseball Organization".
  3. Any team entering Championship Tournament play must complete all of its scheduled games; if it does not, the JBO Board may sanction the team's sponsor, coaches and/or players after review.Each team must have a representative at the Mandatory Pre-JBO Championship Tournament meetings.  The meetings are at Legacy Health, 1475 Mt Hood Ave., Woodburn, OR.  Meetings are the week of the appropriate JBO Championship Tournaments.
  4. At the meetings, team rosters will be verified, game scorebooks may be verified, and team fees will be collected. To these meetings, coaches are required to bring their game scorebooks (hard copy), rosters, waivers and any other paperwork used to substantiate player eligibility, etc. If these items are not available and there is a question regarding a player, coaches may lose the case.Any player on a team roster must have played in at least fifty percent (50%) of the team's League games in order to participate in the Championship Tournament. Submit excuses to the appropriate District Commissioner to have approved by the Championship Board at the Championship Tournament Meeting. Exception: Illness or injury excused in writing by the player's doctor. Submit to and approved by the appropriate District Commissioner on the appropriate "Player/Team Waiver Form".
  5. All tournaments will begin on Thursday.
  6. Teams must arrive at the Tournament at least one (1) hour prior to game time and contact the Tournament Director.
  7. Line-up cards must be available at least 45 minutes before game time.
  8. The Tournament Director will provide practice fields and pre-game warm-up for each team.


Championship Tournament Rules

All rules will be as outlined in the JBO rulebook unless otherwise mentioned.

There is no time limit for any JBO Championship Tournament games.

There is no ten-run rule in the JBO Championship Tournament championship games or ‘if’ games for Junior Fed, Senior American, and Senior Fed. All other levels will have the ten-run rule in affect.

In addition to rule III. F.  Unsportsmanlike conduct. A coach that is ejected from a game during a Championship Tournament will be suspended from coaching during the reminder of the Tournament. The ejected coach must leave the facility for the remainder of the game and have no direct or indirect contact with the team for the remainder of the tournament.

Pitching regulations by division are as follows:

  • Midget Division
    A youth must not pitch more than six (6) total innings per consecutive games. In addition, a National level youth is limited to three (3) innings per game. Maximum number of innings allowed during the championship tournament will be nine (9) innings.
  • Junior Division
    A youth must not pitch more than seven (7) total innings per consecutive games. In addition, a National level youth is limited to four (4) innings per game. Maximum number of innings allowed during the championship tournament will be ten (10) innings.
  • Senior & Cubs Division A youth must not pitch more than eight (8) total innings per consecutive games. In addition, a National level youth is limited to four (4) innings per game. Maximum number of innings allowed during the championship tournament will be eleven (11) innings.
  • Pitching Regulations – Please note, as this applies to both starting and relieving pitchers in all divisions and levels , one pitch to a batter constitutes an inning pitched.

JBO Board member in attendance or Tournament Director will rule on any protests immediately, the ruling will be final. Game delays will be for no more than 5 minutes for a protest.