Super Series Guidelines
 

Fee

A Super Series Team Registration fee is $140 + HST ($158.20). Included in the fee is eligilbility for Super Series Events, liability insurance and secondary accident and health insurance coverage for each player. Registration into the Super Series Program must be done through SPO's Member Registration System (MRS) by April 22, 2017 (if competing on the weekend of May 6-7), or at least 14 days prior to a team's first Miken Super Series Event of the season.

 

The Entry Fee for each regular Miken Super Series Event for Mens A, B, and C teams will be $425 (including tax). The Entry Fee for Womens A and B/C teams will be $365 (tax included). Entry into each Event must be done through the MRS.

 

Tournament Entries (including payment) must be received by SPO no later than 12:00 noon on the Friday of the week before an Event. Late entries may be accepted, but are subject to a late penalty fee of $50. 

 

Travel Expenses

Mens A, B, C:  $125 from each team's Entry Fee will be designated for Travel Expense prize money. $100 of this will be distributed to the top teams of each Event (as designated in the Super Series Awards Guidelines) and $25 will be used for Travel Expense prize money for the top finishers of the Super Series Championship.

 

Womens A, B/C:  $100 from each team's Entry Fee will be designated for Travel Expense prize money. $75 of this will be distributed to the top teams of each Event and $25 will be used for Travel Expense prize money for the top finishers of the Super Series Championship.

 

Format

Mens: The tournament format for Events with 6 or more teams will be the SPO modified double-knockout (3-game guarantee).

Womens: For 5 teams or less, the tournament format will be a round robin, 4-game guarantee, page play-off format.

 

SPO will do the scheduling of all Events. Schedules will be posted on the website no later than the Wednesday prior to the Event.

 

Umpiring

All Divisions:  Two (2) Umpires will be scheduled for each game.

 

Rosters

You must enter your preliminary Roster by April 22nd if participating in the May 6-7 weekend (or no later than 14 days prior to your team's first Event). You will need the Player's name and date of birth to be able to find the appropriate individual in the MRS. Any duplicate Profiles created will be deleted and may affect a Player's eligibility to compete in an Event.

 

All players must be Active in our Member Registration System to be eligible to play.

Players not Active prior to Event #2 will be taken off the Team's Roster.

 

Rosters must comply with the Super Series Team Classification Policy.

 

Rosters for Mens A and B teams may consist of a maximum 17 Players.

 

Rosters for Mens C and Womens B/C teams may consist of a maximum 20 Players.

 

Rosters for Womens A teams may be 17 players, with 3 Affiliated Players. These three (3) Players can come from anywhere, with the exception of from the B/C Series teams. The 3 Players can only play if the team is below 14 Players for an Event. Playing in the Event will not affect an Affiliated Player's current rating and they can continue to play with their non-Super Series team.

 

All Rosters are frozen after July 1st and no further changes will be permitted. 

 

Each Player on the team's Official Roster, along with each Coach, must be an Active Member of SPO in order to be eligible to participate.

 

Players may sign with only one (1) Super Series team. Prior to July 1st, a Player may request a Release from their Team. If released by the Team Manager, he/she may sign with another Team, provided that Team has a Roster place available.

 

Player Release Forms must be submitted to the SPO Office for approval. Players may not play for a new Super Series Team until their Release Form has been received and approved by the Super Series Committee. A Player will be allowed only one (1) Release per year.

 

If a Team has less than 12 Players in attendance at an Event, they may use their registered Coaches (2) as emergency Players. This must be declared prior to the start of the game. If a Coach participates in more than two (2) Events, he/she must be added as a Player to the Team's Official Roster.

 

If a Team ceases operation prior to July 1st, any rostered Players desiring to continue participating in Super Series Events may request to be made available through a dispersal draft involving any appropriate level teams that have a Roster place available. 

 

Use of an Ineligible Player by a Team will result in the following: (1) a loss of all Super Series points; (2) suspension of all Players, Managers and Coaches for the remainder of the season; and (3) a further review by the SPO Disciplinary Committee. 

 

MENS ROSTER CHANGES

Rosters for all Mens Teams will become Official after the second Event in each respective division. After the end of the second Event in a respective division, and prior to July 1st, any changes made to the Official Roster must be done online in our Member Registration System. There is a $25.00 fee per Player to add Players to the Official Roster. All Roster additions will be approved by SPO by email prior to the Player participating. Please notify SPO at superseries@slopitch.info when you have added the Player and the payment has been made.

 

All Rosters are frozen for the remainder of the season on July 1st and no further changes will be allowed.

 

WOMENS ROSTER CHANGES

Rosters for all Womens Teams will become Official after the second Event in each of the respective divisions.

 

After the end of the second Event in a respective division, and prior to July 1st, any changes made to the Official Roster must be done online in our Member Registration System.  There is a $25.00 fee per Player to add Players to the Official Roster. All Roster additions will be approved by SPO by email prior to the Player participating. Please notify SPO at superseries@slopitch.info when you have added the Player and the payment has been made. 

 

All Rosters are frozen for the remainder of the season on July 1st and no further changes will be allowed.

 

If you have any questions regarding Roster changes, please email us at superseries@slopitch.info

 

Point Structure 

The following Point Structure will be used for all Mens divisions and womens divisions using the modified double knockout format:

1) Play-in game - 1 point for winner, 0 points for loser

2) All Winner's side games - 2 points for winner, 1 point for loser

3) All Loser's side games - 1 point winner, 0 points loser

4) All Final games - 2 points for winner, 1 point for loser

5) Winner of Event - 2 points

6) Participation - 5 points

 

The following Point Structure will be used for Womens divisions with a round robin format:

1st - 13 points; 2nd - 11 points; 3rd - 9 points; 4th - 7 points; Participation - 5 points.

 

General 

Any team, after competing in an Event, that subsequently forfeits the start of a game during that Event will be suspended from the remainder of the Event and will receive no Points. 

 

Miken Super Series Standings will be used for seeding of the top Teams at the Eliminations and the Provincial Championships.

 

Participation Requirement

Mens teams must compete in 4 Events (one must be the Provincials) to be eligible for the Miken Super Series Championship. 

 

Womens teams must compete in 3 Events (one must be the Provincials) to be eligible for the Miken Super Series Championships.

 

 

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