A DIVISION OF USSSA BASEBALL

 

Welcome to Global Sports World Series

13 Year Old Global Sports World Series

July 5 - 9, 2017 

The New Joplin Athletic Complex

Joplin, Missouri

Entries are first come first serve, limited to first 24 teams

Enter here

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It's a Lifetime Experience!

Congratulations on an outstanding season and welcome to the 2017 Global Sports World Series.

Your World Series host will do everything possible to create an experience that the players, coaches, and families will remember for a life time!

 

  • How to Qualify: Teams must be registered with USSSA and Global Sports.  Teams qualify to participate in a Global World Series by participating in a Global World Series Qualifier and also satisfy any additional USSSA requirements from their home state. Please contact your State Office for information concerning Global World Series qualifying.
  • How to Enter: Teams earning a berth at a Global Qualifier and satisfying their state requirements may participate in a Global World Series in any state. Qualified teams must enter the Global Sports World Series online at WWW.USSSA.COM.  Entries are on a first come first serve basis.  Teams that qualify will not be assured a spot at a specific World Series location.  Qualified teams may enter multiple Global World Series.  
  • Global World Series Format:
    • Open to All Classifications
    • Elite World Series qualified teams are ineligible to participate
    • Limited to 24 teams per age group
    • Pool play. bracket play, then 3 final division
    • Teams will play a minimum of 6 games
    • Champions of each division will be crowned Global Sports World Series Champion
    • Teams earn World Series USSSA points
    • Teams may "Write In" two additional age appropriate players of any class at Global World Series Check-In
  • Pool Play
    • Pool Seeding is based on:
      • USSSA Classification
      • USSSA Points
      • Geographical location
    • All Teams will play 4 pool games
  • Bracket Play
    • After pool play teams are re-seeded 1-24 and placed into championship brackets
    • Seeding for championship is based on USSSA pool play / tie breaker criteria

 

Click Here for Global Brackets

 

(Global Sports World will be governed by the USSSA National Baseball Bylaws and Rules unless otherwise noted below.  USSSA Rosters will be the official roster at the Global Sports World Series.  USSSA Baseball reserves the right to alter, change, or abbreviate the tournament format when necessary to complete the tournament due to weather.  Team and individual awards will be presented to the champion and runner-up in the Red, White, and Blue divisions)

World Series Headquarters & Venue:
Joplin Athletic Complex
3301 W 1st Street
Joplin MO, 64801-3326
(Map)

Contact Information:
Kansas City Sports
6324 N Chatham Ave. #136
Kansas CityMissouri 64151
816-587-4545
Fax 816-587-4549
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Hotel Booking Requirement:

All Team requiring overnight lodging in Joplin must book housing through The Joplin Sports Authority. 
Please CLICK HERE for a list of hotels/motels and booking instructions. 
Please contact Martha Pope at 417-625-1006 or E-Mail  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with any questions.


Teams requiring for overnight housing click here for a list of sponsor hotels and booking instructions. 

Check-In: TBA

Itinerary:

 

  • Thursday - July 6, 2017; 8:00 a.m. Pool Play Begins - Joplin Athletic Complex (Joplin, MO)
  • Friday - July 7, 2017; 8:00 a.m. Pool Play Continues - Joplin Athletic Complex (Joplin, MO)
  • Saturday - July 8, 2017; 8:00 a.m. Bracket Play Begins - Joplin Athletic Complex (Joplin, MO)
  • Sunday - July 9, 2017; 8:00 a.m. Bracket Play ContinuesJoplin Athletic Complex (Joplin, MO)

PRE-Tournament Information

 

Team Program Information: (Action Required)

  • All Teams CLICK HERE to access fillable pdf.
  • Complete form and Submit electronically or save completed form and email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Forms must be completed and sent no later than 12 Noon (CST) Friday June 28, 2017

Pre-Order World Series Passes:

  • Pre order passes will be available at a later date.

Pre-Order tournament T-Shirts:

  • Pre orders will be available at a later date 

 

 

Global Sports World Series