February 9, 2019 – The schedule for the 17 tournament 2019 ISC World Tournament “Qualifiers” can be viewed at:
WHAT: Iowa Area ISC Qualifier Fastpitch Softball Tournament, Walcott, Iowa
WHEN: Friday, June 21 – Sunday, 23, 2019
WHERE: The 65th Annual International Softball Congress, (ISC), Iowa Qualifier will be held at Victory and Wescott Parks in Walcott, Iowa Friday, June 21st through Sunday, June 23rd, 2019. Walcott is located twelve miles west of Davenport, Iowa on I-80. 2019 marks the 35th consecutive year the ISC tournament will been held in Walcott.
The entry fee for this tournament is two hundred twenty-five dollars, ($225.00) which includes the cost of softballs and umpires. The Qualifier tournament is a three game guarantee. The tournament will determine an area representative for the ISC World Tournament which will be held in Denmark, Wisconsin in August. The ISC representative for this tournament is Wayne Fisher.
Please make check payable to Walcott Softball Organization, PO Box 163 Walcott, Iowa 52773. Also include team name, manager, phone numbers and email address for contact. Entry deadline for the tournament is May 27, 2019. The qualifier entry fee will not be refunded after the entry deadline date.
Prize money for the qualifier is as follows:
1st place – $500 2nd place – $300 3rd place – $200
Trophies will also be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd place teams, as well as for the most valuable pitcher and player of the tournament.
Thank you in advance for your interest in fastpitch softball. If you have any questions, please contact me, email = firstname.lastname@example.org, cell phone = 563-210-0935.
The INTERNATIONAL SOFTBALL CONGRESS (ISCI) will be accepting bids for the 2021 ISC Men’s Fastpitch World Tournament, deadline for receipt of bids is July 1, 2019.
We anticipate a great deal of interest and excitement for the 2021 tournament as it will be the 75TH ANNIVERSARY of the INTERNATIONAL SOFTBALL CONGRESS (ISCI).
The following is intended to provide prospective bidders with some pertinent information regarding the requirements to be accepted as the successful bidder: (A complete copy of the ISC World Tournament Contract is available on request).
INTERNATIONAL SOFTBALL CONGRESS
The 2019 ISC Legends Tournament will be a 16 team tournament in Denmark, Wisconsin in August.
Its my pleasure to announce 10 teams that played in 2018 tournament are returning including the champions Sudbury Relics and runner up Bay Area Merchants.
January 12, 2019 – Denmark, WI – Please find attached the list of hotels in Green Bay that we have room blocks with regard to the 2019 ISC World Tournament. The Host and Headquarter Hotel will be Country Inn & Suites located at 850 Kepler Drive in Green Bay. Easy access to I43 which is a short 12 mile freeway drive to Denmark.
If you have any questions please contact Dean Kane at email@example.com.
We look forward to seeing everyone in Northeastern Wisconsin this August 10 – 17, 2019!
List is available by clicking the 2019 Denmark “logo” at the left.
January 3, 2019 – “The International Softball Congress is currently looking to designate tournaments held in April, May and June as Qualifiers for the 2019 ISC World Tournament in Denmark, Wisconsin.
If you are interested in having your tournament serve as an ISC Qualifier, please contact either Chris Santos, USA Vice President at firstname.lastname@example.org or Todd McCabe, Canada Vice President at email@example.com as soon as possible.
We hope to have a complete listing of our Qualifiers available by the end of January.
December 19, 2018 – The International Softball Congress is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Vail (Cottage Grove, MN) as ISC Umpire-in-Chief.
Steve is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin River Falls where he played football and baseball. While at River Falls he started officiating under the direction of Donald Page. He has umpired and officiated football, basketball, baseball and fast pitch softball for the past 54 years.
Officiating is not a job to Steve , it is a passion, His umpiring has taken him all over the US, Canada and other parts of the world.
Steve is looking forward for the opportunity of being the UIC for the ISC allowing him to remain in an active roll with fast pitch softball at the highest level in the world.
November 30, 2018 – Denmark, WI., will be hosting the ISC Legends Tournament, August 15-16-17, 2019. A field of ONLY 12 teams will make up the field for the 10th edition of this highly competitive event.
In order to not be left out of this popular event, teams interested in being considered for an invitation to participate in this “invitational event” are encouraged to immediately contact ISC Legends Tournament Director Keith Erbenkbrack at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete ISC Legends Tournament rules can be viewed Here.
Page 42 – ISC HALL OF FAME RULES:
A motion was approved that voting shall be based upon the Person’s; Record, Playing Ability, Integrity, Sportsmanship, Character and Contributions to the ISC Organization.
Page 143 – PLAYING RULES:
A motion was approved that an exception be made that says that the “trapper glove” can only be used by first basemen and catcher.
Page 144 – FOREIGN SUBSTANCE RULE:
A motion was approved that when a ball gets too dirty the Umpire can throw out the ball at his discretion with no penalty to the pitcher.
Page 145 – ALL WORLD TEAMS:
Beginning in 2019 Twelve (12) players shall be named to the 1st & 2nd ISC All World Teams: three (3) pitchers, one (1) catchers, four (4) infielders, three (3) outfielders, and one (1) designated hitter.
Page 146 – OUT OF REGION PLAYERS:
A motion was approved that All ISC teams who have four (4) or more approved Out-of-Region players must have their Out-of-Region players play in at least one approved ISC qualifying event or on an invitational tournament in both June and July with their current years team to be eligible for the current years ISC World Tournament. Exceptions to the preceding for rostered national team players and rostered junior national team players may be requested through the appropriate national Vice President.
Each team with four (4) or more approved Out-of-Region players will be allowed one (1) exception to the requirement that Out-of-Region players must play in an approved ISC qualifying event or on an invitational tournament in both June and July. That exception must be declared and marked on the ISC Roster by June 15 and resubmitted to the Executive Director. This exception is subject to PRAWN rules and Out-of-Region form, June 15th deadline and fees.”
Aug 14, 2018 – Kitchener, Ontario