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November 4th-12th, 2023 Lou Palmer Memorial Florida World Championship Series

Tournament Registration and Information

NOVEMBER 4 -12, 2023

PLACES:   Davenport, FL

                     Winter Haven, FL

****Dates and Locations are TBD at this time....We will have locations updated for this tournament by January 2023.

DATES & DIVISIONS:         

18 Wood–Open, 18 Wood Rookie
(Division will occur if 6 or more teams register before the final deposit date)
November 9 - 12, 20323
 
25 Wood Open, 25W Rookie
(Division will occur if 6 or more teams register before the final deposit date)
November 9 - 12, 2023
 
35 Wood Open, 35W Rookie
(Division will occur if 6 or more teams register before the final deposit date)
November 4 - 7, 2023
 
45 Wood Open
(Division will occur if 6 or more teams register before the final deposit date)
November 4 - 7, 2023

 

50 Wood Open 
(Division will occur if 6 or more teams register before the final deposit date)
November 4 - 7, 2023
 
FORMAT:                            

Pool play consisting of 5 guaranteed games. 5 pool games on the first 3 days, and then playoffs and championship games of the 3rd and 4th day

PLAYOFFS:                         

Quarterfinals, if necessary; Semifinal and Championship games.

CHAMPIONSHIPS:

18 Wood Divisions - Sunday, November 12, 2023

25 Wood Open - Sunday, November 12, 2023

35 Wood Open - Tuesday, November 7, 2023

45 Wood Open- Tuesday, November 7, 2023

50 Wood Open -Tuesday, November 7, 2023

AWARDS:                            

Team Champions: 

NABA Commemorative World Series Team trophy

Individual Team Champion Awards:

Each winning team will have a choice to choose either:

1) NABA World Series Championship Rings

2) NABA World Series Championship Commemorative Embroidered Jacket

Team Runner-up: 

NABA Commemorative World Series Team Trophy

Individual Finalist Awards:

Each winning team will have a choice to choose either:

1) NABA World Series Championship Watches

2) NABA World Series Championship Commemorative Embroidered Jackets

Championship Game Gold Glove: Gold Glove award for each Championship Game

Championship Game Silver Slugger: Silver Slugger award for each Championship Game

Championship Game MVP: MVP award for each Championship Game

Team MVP: Team MVP Award for each team to present to a players at the end of the tournament.

Individual Game MVP: Individual Game MVP Award for every team to present to a player from their team.

Stadium Games: Stadium games are not 100% guaranteed for every team. Stadium games depend on the number of teams in each division, and are based on if you have a schedule request. Stadium games will be filled based on what team gets their team payment in first. The only way to guarantee a Stadium game is to reach the Championship game.

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ENTRY FEE:

Team Fee - NABA Affiliated Team

Team fee: $2725.00 per team (Up to 15 players)

Full Deposit of $500.00 needs to be received by September 22, 2023

Team Fee - NABA Unaffiliated Team

Team fee: $2925.00 per team (Up to 15 players)

Full Deposit of $500.00 needs to be received by September 22, 2023

Team fee is for up to 15 players. Any players after 15 players will be $65 per player.

Any team that does not have their deposit in by September 22, 2023 will be taken on a first come, first serve basis to add their team to a division. 

NABA MEMBER DISCOUNT: Any team with 10 or more NABA players who are registered in the NABA registration system online in either 2022 or 2023 is classified as an NABA League team and is entitled to the NABA MEMBER DISCOUNT.

ENTRY INCLUDES:           

Entry fee includes liability and medical insurance for each participant, baseballs, MLB spring training fields (no high school fields), 2 umpires per game, 5 guaranteed games, expanded playoffs for every division, awards for team champion and team runners- up, rings for individual champions, watches for individual runners-up, Championship game MVP and Gold Glove award, tournament program.

COMMEMORATIVE T-SHIRTS: Commemorative NABA Florida World Series t-shirts are available for TEAM PURCHASE ONLY (no individual t-shirt order requests please). Teams interested in purchasing t-shirts may order them for $15.00 each.  To place an order,  please email nabapresident@gmail.com. TEAM ORDERS MAY BE PLACED AT ANYTIME.  However, if would like them to be available for the event, all team orders MUST be placed by September 22, 2023.

DEPOSITS:

All teams must submit a non-refundable $500.00 deposit by the date listed above to reserve a place in the tournament. The balance of the team fee must be submitted by October 23,  2023. All fees sent by mail must be in money order or cashier's check form and sent to the address listed below. The NABA also accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Venmo, PayPal and Zelle for your convenience at www.dugout.org.   

REFUND POLICY PRIOR TO TOURNAMENT: 

No refund will be given if the tournament bracket or schedule has been posted. If the schedule has not been posted and you call 15 business days before the tournament start date a full refund will be given minus the deposit.  If the schedule has not been posted and you call 8 to 14 business days before the tournament start date, 50 percent of your fee will be returned minus the deposit; if the schedule has not been posted and you call 7 or fewer business days before the tournament start date, no refund will be given.  After the managers check there are no refunds for players who did not show.

SEND FEES TO: 

NABA, Attn:  Florida World Series Tournament, 7112 W Jefferson Ave, Suite 306, Lakewood, Colorado 80235, or call 800-621-6479 to make a payment over the phone or click the Florida World Series Sign Up and Pay link to pay online.