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Mandatory JBO Pre-State Tournament Meeting

Time & Location:  7:00pm at The Ballroom at the Backstop, 211 N Grant St, in Canby.

Please click on The Ballroom at theBackstop to view a map of their location in Canby.

July 12:  Minor National, Minor American, Junior National, Junior American, Senior National

July 19: Minor Federal, Junior Federal, Senior American, 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 District who submits a qualifying team with a roster or paperwork that is incomplete or cannot be verified will be fined the following: After being notified by JBO of the incomplete roster, the District will have until 5pm on that Tuesday to submit a completed roster to JBO. If not received, the District will be fined $50 and have until 5pm on Wednesday to submit a completed roster. If it is still not submitted, the team involved will be disqualified from State tournament and a replacement team will be secured.
  2. Each National level team entering JBO State Tournament play, will pay a $425 team fee made payable to: Junior Baseball Organization, Inc. to help offset tournament costs: the fee includes State Tournament t-shirts (up to 15 per team). Each American and Federal level team will pay $475.
  3. Any team entering State 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 JBO Pre-State Tournament meetings. The meetings are at The Ballroom at the Backstop, 211 N Grant St, Canby OR.  Meetings are the week of the appropriate JBO State 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 traditional game scorebooks or printed copies of their electronic scorebooks ), 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 State Tournament. Submit excuses to the appropriate District Commissioner to have approved by the JBO Board at the Pre-State 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 be 3 days, 8-team, double-elimination tournaments which will begin on Friday.
  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.

State Tournament Rules

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

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

All JBO State Tournament games must be completed. The only legal game in State Tournament is a completed game.

There is no ten-run rule in the JBO State Tournament championship 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 IV. F. Unsportsmanlike Conduct: a coach that is ejected from a game during a JBO State Tournament will be banned from coaching during the remainder of the Tournament. The ejected coach must leave the facility for the remainder of the game. The ejected coach may return for any remaining games as a spectator only and will have no direct or indirect contact with the team for the remainder of the tournament while the team is playing. The tournament director and/or JBO board member retains the authority to ban the coach permanently if the circumstances warrant such actions.