August 24, 2019 Denmark, WI – Fastball fans won’t want to miss a comprehensive video highlight package from the 2019 ISC World Tournament Championship Game featuring defending champion New York Gremlins taking on the Kitchener Hallman Cubs from Circle Tap Bar & Grill in Denmark, WI.

 
You can view the highlights directly at https://youtu.be/gIIJSwF8JGg. You can also visit the ISC Fast Pitch YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt9KHJSUcj4z_TJd6jRWFCw to watch coverage from nearly two dozen games from the 2019 ISC World Tournament.
 
For additional information, contact:
 
Blair Setford
ISC VP Communications & Operations
blairjs [@] gmail.com

August 19, 2019 – Denmark, WI The International Softball Congress congratulates our 2019 Champions and Award Winners in the ISC World Tournament, ISC II Championship and Legends Championship completed on the weekend at Circle Tap in Denmark, WI.

 

Champions:

ISC: New York Gremlins

ISC II: Cobourg Dirt Road Co.

Legends: Toronto Dieppe Ridge

Most Valuable Players:

ISC: Ben Enoka, NY Gremlins

ISC II: Craig Buttar, Cobourg DRC

Legends: Bill Fairman, Toronto Dieppe Ridge

Most Outstanding Pitchers:

ISC: Andrew Kirkpatrick

ISC II: Clayton Robinson

Legends: Tracy Woolridge

For a complete list of team and player awards, please see the tournament recaps under the Archives (Highlights) tab on the ISC website at www.iscfastpitch.com.

For more information, contact:

Larry Fisher

ISC Executive Director

iscfastpitch@gmail.com

August 13, 2019  –  Denmark, WI – The International Softball Congress (ISC) is pleased to announce that players Chris Miljavac and Todd Garcia, manager Scott Standerfer and Michigan fastpitch stalwart Jimmy Doyle were elected to the ISC Hall of Fame today at the annual ISC Board of Directors meeting.

Chris Miljavac, the 2002 ISC MVP, is a four-time All-World player including 2008 when he was the leading hitter. He was a standout on several mid-west teams including World Champions St. Joseph’s Frontier Casino Players in 2002.

Todd Garcia, a two-time All-World player, was a leader on the World Champions Tampa Bay Smokers in the mid-late 1990s, as well as with Decatur Pride in the early 90s and several west coast teams in the 2000s.

Scott Standerfer currently manages the Circle Tap Dukes taking them to a franchise-best second place finish in the ISC World Tournament in 2018. In the past, he managed County Materials, who won every major tournament they entered in 2006, the second of their back-to-back ISC World Championship seasons. Standerfer also managed Decatur Pride, along with past teams such as Peoria River City Rage.

Jimmy Doyle was a fastpitch legend in Michigan. He helped many teams from Michigan participate in ISC World Tournaments over several decades, conducting clinics and introducing many individuals to the game who would go on to be ISC players.

The four will be inducted into the ISC Hall of Fame at the 2020 ISC World Tournament in Moline, IL next August.

For additional information, please contact

Robert Gray
ISC Hall of Fame Committee Chairman
RGray77271@aol.com

Aug 9 – 2019    –  Denmark, WI

The 2019 ISC World Tournament is upon us and Denmark, Wisconsin is buzzing with excitement.  The 2019 Special Olympics game will  be held at 5PM on Wednesday August 14th at Denmark Memorial Park’s lower diamond. 

The Special Olympics game is sponsored by The Green Bay Packers! We need your help, however.   ISC players are encouraged to participate, and if possible bring any team apparel to give to the Special Athletes. 

Tyler Dudley will be organizing the ISC players so please get in touch with him via Facebook Messenger.  Thank you for your ongoing support of this wonderful event.

Good Morning ISC – It is with extreme enthusiasm that I introduce the 2019 ISC WT Umpire Blue Crew.
First of all I would like to introduce Don Cook from Ohio as the Deputy UIC.
The crew of 18 consists of 9 first year World Tournament Umpires. 6 from the USA and 3 from Canada.

Rookie World Tournament Umpires:
Dallas Apfelbacher #42. Eagan, MN
Keith Cook #55. Little Canada, MN (USA Rep)
Cody LeFebvre #7. Kansas City, MO
Reinaldo Mora #11. Kissimmee, FL
Ed Oliver #80. Batavia, IA
Toby Olsen #72. Maribel, WI
Steve Corriveau #28. Quebec City, QC
Steve Fitzsimmons #34. Ottawa, ON
George Lemaich #13. Hamilton, ON

Members of the crew that have worked previous World Tournaments include:
Alan Blanchard #73 Lodi, CA
Glenn Brown #68 Oak Harbor, WA
Robert Durand #65 Osceola, WI
Steve Jahnke #58 Caledonia, MI
Charlie Johnson #29 Hitterdahl, MN
Gary Johnston #62 Eau Claire, WI
Matthieu Leclerc #4 Donnacona, QC
Randy McLamb #6 Clinton, NC
Paul Verheye #88 London, ON

LETS PLAY BALL, BOYS!!!
Steve Vail
ISC WT UIC

Please note these times dates / locations:
 
 
 
TEAM REGISTRATION:
DAY:         Saturday  
DATE:       August 10th 
TIME:        8:30 am – 1pm  (continues – 2pm – 4pm at Circle Tap)
WHERE:   “Gatherings 43” – 623 DePere Rd. Denmark, WI 54208
 
MANAGERS MEETING:  
DAY:         Saturday  
DATE:       August 10th 
TIME:       11:00 am
WHERE:   “Gatherings 43” – 623 DePere Rd. Denmark, WI 54208
 
 
HALL OF FAME INDUCTION BREAKFAST:
DAY:         Sunday 
DATE:       August 11th 
TIME:        8:00 am  (Doors open at 7:30am)
WHERE:   “Gatherings 43” – 623 DePere Rd. Denmark, WI 54208
 
OPENING CEREMONIES:
DAY:         Sunday 
DATE:       August 11th 
TIME:        5:00 pm
WHERE:   “John Miller Field” – CIRCLE TAP (5813 County Road NN, Denmark, WI 54208)

The ISC is saddened by the passing of Hall of Famer Rod Peterson, owner, sponsor, manager and player with The Farm Tavern, of Madison, Wisconsin.

Rod bought The Farm Tavern in 1975 and his teams were a fixture among the best in the world with three ISC Championships to their credit, in 1997, 1999 and 2008. He was inducted into the ISC Hall of Fame as field manager in 1994.

The 1997 championship was described by Peterson as “the greatest thrill I’d ever had in my life,” an experience celebrated by “drinking champagne out of cups and dancing at a club until 4:00 am, It was quite an ordeal.”

The Farm had 14 Final Four finishes between 1982 – 2008, a remarkable run of consistency, including 12 times in 13 seasons from 1996 – 2008.

Peterson was drawn to the game by a friend in the early 1960’s. He became a first baseman,and in 1966 he became manager of the Music Box Tavern team in the Madison city recreation league. That role fit him just fine and it has fit so very well ever since. The indelible image of the powerfully built Peterson, hat pulled down over his eyes, with an intense and competitive visage strolling to the coaching box or to the mound is one that every follower of the top levels of the game knows very well.

He has seen, managed, or opposed all of the great ones over the many decades of the game, including Paul Algar, Korrey Gareau, Peter Meredith, Todd Martin and Kevin Herlihy among many who donned the Farm colors, while Colin Abbott and Tim Wahl were among the top Farm hitters and each captured ISC MVP Awards playing for Peterson.

In 2008, Peterson reflected on what he would tell his younger self “I would tell him if he’s in it for the long haul, he must be honest and loyal to his ball players. Treat every player the same. If you get a bad apple, get rid of him as soon as possible since one player can ruin a whole club. Be sure to get every guy on the roster playing time so that every player is contributing to what you are trying to do – – – win championships! And listen to your players – – someone might have a better idea than you. I tell my players I will listen to you and think about it, and if I feel it is a good idea, I will try it. But they must know that the final decision has to be the manager’s – – that a ball club is the biggest dictatorship you will ever see. There are no team votes; there has to be one man running the show. And if you are fair, nobody has a problem with it. Also when it comes to World or National tournaments, the manager has a responsibility to all players to put the best team on the field. You can’t be worried about someone’s feelings then. And lastly, don’t give up on a player because he has a bad year. Just about every player has a bad year now and then. I think some managers give up on some players too soon.”

July 18, 2019 – Findlay, OH – The largest field of teams in the history of the ISC Legends Tournament will be competing for the 2019 ISC Legends Tournament Championship in Denmark, WI. – Aug 15-17

The 16 teams making up the field will be: All Seasons Patriots – Allentown, PA > Alloy Construction – Midland, MI > Bay Area Merchants – Hayward, CA > Circle Tap Legends – Denmark, WI > Dieppe Ridge Legends, Toronto, ON > Eagle Pack- Mishawaka, IN > Frank Rogers B&L Plumbing, Colorado Springs, CO > Maccabi USA > Ohio Battery – Ashland, OH > Ottawa Spiders – Ottawa, ON > Portland CR Brewers – Vancouver, WA > R & L Kline Farms – Red Haw, OH > Savala Painters – Calgary, AB > Sudbury Relics – Sudbury, ON > Waterdown Hammer – Waterdown, ON > Waterloo Legends – Waterloo, ON

The schedule for this years tournament can be viewed at:           http://www.iscfastpitch.com/pdf/isc.legends.schedule.pdf

For immediate release – July 16, 2019

Mississauga, ON – Defending Champions New York Gremlins will be the top seed at the 2019 ISC World Tournament.

The Gremlins are a unanimous #1 but there was movement up and down through the remainder of the top 16 which is as follows:

Rank (Prior Rank) Team
1 (1) Clifton Park, NY New York Gremlins
2 (2) Six Nations, ON Hill United Chiefs
3 (4) Kitchener, ON Hallman Twins
4 (3) Denmark, WI Circle Tap Dukes
5 (6) Ephrata, PA Bear Bottom Lodge
6 (7) Kitchener, ON Hallman Cubs
7 (5) Fargo, ND Kegel Black Knights
8 (9) Niagara Falls, ON Stompers
9 (10) Toronto, ON Batmen
10 (8) Agoura Hills, CA J&B Bombers
11 (11) New Hamburg, ON Nith River Monsters
12 (13) San Antonio, TX Titans
13 (12) Elmira, ON Expos
14 (15) Pueblo, CO Bandits
15 (14) Ostrander, MN Norsemen
16 (n/r) St. Paul, MN Tin Cup Tornado

Per a motion passed at the 2016 ISC Board of Directors meeting, only the Top 16 ranked teams are now published and are used as the basis for seeding at the ISC World Tournament subject to minor adjustments.

The schedule for the 73rd annual ISC World Tournament, to be held August 10-17, 2019 at Circle Tap Bar & Grill in Denmark, Wisconsin, will be released in the next week.

For additional information, please contact:

Blair Setford
ISC VP Operations
blairjs@gmail.com

Findlay, OH – July 14   –  The 2019 ISC World Tournament Bracket can be viewed at: 

 http://www.iscfastpitch.com/pdf/isc.world.touranment.bracket.pdf

 

July 10, 2019  – Findlay, OH  – There will be 36 teams competing for the Carrol Forbes Memorial Trophy, emblematic of the ISC World Tournament Champions. Below is a complete list of teams.

New York Gremlins are the defending champions and are the top ranked team heading into the 73rd ISC World Tournament, which will be played August 10-17, 2019 with games at John Miller Field at Circle Tap Bar & Grill and additional games at Memorial Park in Denmark.

The ISC World Tournament is the top men’s fastpitch softball club team championship and players from more than a dozen countries on five continents – North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Oceania – will be in competition, including first-time international participant Universidad Nacional De La Matanza, from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Games start Saturday August 10 at 2 pm. The ISC World Tournament Championship game is scheduled to start at 7:30 pm on Saturday August 17.

For additional information, contact:

Larry Fisher
ISC Executive Director
iscfastpitch@gmail.com 

 

 

July 8, 2019 Findlay, OH – The International Softball Congress (ISC) is pleased to announce that the 2021 ISC World Tournament, its 75th Anniversary, will be played in Kitchener, Ontario.

“This is a milestone event for the ISC and Kitchener is one of the premier destinations on the fastball calendar with a great facility at Peter Hallman Ball Yard, a terrific and knowledgeable fan base and a strong group of volunteers,” said Larry Fisher, ISC Executive Director. “We believe that our 75th Anniversary will be an event to remember.”

Kitchener Fastpitch Promotions is very excited to be hosting the 75th anniversary of the International Softball Congress World Tournament in August of 2021. KFP has hosted this tournament 5 times previously.

2018 Committee Chair Bernie Burnett, will once again head a very experienced group of volunteers, to ensure the best experience for competitors and fans alike.

Jim Hallman announced as well, that the Kitchener Hallman Twins will once again be the host team, and will be gunning for an ISC World Tournament Championship on home soil, after coming close in previous tournaments.

The location will be at the Peter Hallman Ballyard in Kitchener, which is a favorite facility for many.

The ISC is planning a number of events in conjunction with its 75th Anniversary tournament which will be announced in the lead-up to the 2021 ISC World Tournament. Look for additional information to be added to the ISC web site at www.iscfastpitch.com.

The ISC World Tournament is the annual men’s fastball (fastpitch softball) world club team championship. Players from more than a dozen countries compete in the week-long event to crown the ISC World Tournament Champion. New York Gremlins, from Clifton Park, NY, are the defending champions and will look to win their second straight title in Denmark, WI in August 2019. Moline, IL will host the 74th Annual ISC World Tournament in August 2020, their 5th time as host.

For more information, please contact:

Larry Fisher
ISC Executive Director
iscfastpitch@gmail.com

June 4, 2019 – The ISC is pleased to announce that the Fortune Road Softball Complex, Kissimmee, FL will be the site of their inaugural January tournament.

Dates for the 12 team tournament will be Jan 23-25, 2020, the entry fee will be $550.00(USD).

The ISC is also exploring the possibility of a Legends tournament, same dates.

 

Please direct all inquires to: iscfastpitch@gmail.com

May 28, 2019  –  Mississauga, ON – Riding high on their dominating run to their first ISC World Tournament Championship last year, the New York Gremlins are the unanimous choice as the #1 team to start the 2019 fastball season.

The Gremlins will be challenged by Hill United Chiefs, who have spent most of the past six seasons as the top-ranked team, our host team for this year’s ISC World Tournament and last year’s finalist Circle Tap Dukes, and last year’s host Kitchener Hallman Twins.

A strong contingent of teams will be pushing to break into the final four as several members of the rankings committee commented on the difficulty in ranking teams outside of the top four.

The pre-season top 16 is as follows:

Rank Team
1 Clifton Park, NY New York Gremlins
2 Six Nations, ON Hill United Chiefs
3 Denmark, WI Circle Tap Dukes
4 Kitchener, ON Hallman Twins
5 Fargo, ND Kegel Black Knights
6 Ephrata, PA Bear Bottom Lodge
7 Kitchener, ON Hallman Cubs
8 Agoura Hills, CA J&B Bombers
9 Niagara Falls, ON Stompers
10 Toronto, ON Batmen
11 New Hamburg, ON Nith River Monsters
12 Elmira, ON Expos
13 San Antonio, TX Titans
14 Ostrander, MN Norsemen
15 Pueblo, CO Bandits
15 Austin, TX Rio Grande Senators

Per a motion passed at the 2016 ISC Board of Directors meeting, only the Top 16 ranked teams are now published and will be used as the basis for seeding at the ISC World Tournament. Also receiving votes, in alphabetical order, were: Appleton, WI Bar on the Avenue Buzz, DuQuion, IL AWP Lumberjacks, Grande Prairie, AB Pirates, St. John’s, NL 3 Cheers Pub, Waterdown, ON Hammer.

The 73nd annual ISC World Tournament will be held August 10-17, 2019 at Circle Tap Bar & Grille in Denmark, Wisconsin.

For additional information, please contact:

Blair Setford
ISC VP Operations
blairjs [at] gmail.com

The INTERNATIONAL SOFTBALL CONGRESS (ISCI) will be accepting bids for the 2021 ISC Men’s Fastpitch World Tournament, deadline for receipt of bids is JUNE15, 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).

  • OPERATING EXPENSES: The Organizer shall secure: the “Facilities”, grounds crew, cashiers, ticket sellers and takers, maintenance, publicity, advertising, announcers, scoreboard operators, balls and all other items which, in the sole opinion of ISCI, are necessary for the successful operation of the Tournaments.
  • ACCOMMODATIONS: Organizer agrees to provide “Rooms” for the exclusive use of ISCI, as specified in the ISCI World Tournament contract, including umpires, at designated World Tournament Headquarters Hotel located within reasonable proximity of the “Facilities”.
  • WORLD TOURNAMENT UMPIRES: The Organizer agrees to pay and/or provide the following for World Tournament Umpires and Associated Supplemental Tournament Umpires: Per Game Fee, ISCI umpire travel pool, per Diem to each ISCI out-of-town umpire. as specified in the ISCI World Tournament Contract.
  • WORLD TOURNAMENT FACILITY: The Organizer agrees to reserve (Facility) exclusively for the ISC World Tournament and Supplemental Tournaments. Each playing facility, minimum (3) lighted diamonds, is to be completely enclosed and meet the following minimum requirements.
  • PRIMARY FIELD: Seating capacity for at least 2000 spectators.
    • Outfield fence distance of 250 feet.
    • 46’ Pitching Distance – 60’ Bases
    • Lighting system with 50’ candlepower in infield, 30’ in outfield.
    • Electronic scoreboard (Home- Visitors- Innings-Score-Outs-Strike-Balls).
    • Tarpaulin capable of complete coverage of infield area for primary field.
    • Covered and enclosed dugouts with drinking water for players.
    • Adequate press-box with public address system.
    • Adequate pre-game warm-up area for each team.
    • Enclosed warm-up area for pitchers warm-up.
  • SECONDARY FIELDS: Seating capacity for at least 300 spectators.
    • Outfield fence distance of 250 feet.
    • 46’ Pitching Distance – 60’ Bases
    • Lighting system with 50’ candlepower in infield, 30’ in outfield.
    • Electronic scoreboard (Home- Visitors- Innings-Score-Outs-Strike-Balls).
    • Covered and enclosed dugouts with drinking water for players.
    • Adequate press-box with public address system.

CONTACT:

Larry Fisher

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

INTERNATIONAL SOFTBALL CONGRESS

iscfastpitch@gmail.com

 

 

We are pleased to present the schedules for the 2019 ISC Canada East Qualifier in Ingersoll June 14-16. We look forward to seeing all of the teams, players, fans and officials in Ingersoll next month.!

Blair Setford  –  blairjs@gmail.com

The sixteen team field is set for 2019 ISC Legends World Tournament that will be held in Denmark Wisconsin August 15 to 17, 2019. This is the 10th year for the ISC Legends and is the most teams entered in this highly popular and competitive tourney that is held in conjunction with the ISC World Tournament that runs August 10 to 17, 2019.  

 

Teams returning are:
1. Sudbury Relics Sudbury, Ontario (2018 champions)
2. Bay Area Merchants Hayward, California (2nd 2018)
3. Waterdown Hammer Burlington, Ontario (3rd/4th place)
4. Eagle Pack Mishawaka, Indiana (3rd/4th place)

Additional teams from 2018 are:
5. Waterloo Legends Waterloo Ontario
6. Ottawa Spiders Ottawa, Ontario
7. Dieppe Ridge Toronto, Ontario
8. Calgary Painters Calgary, Alberta
9. Ohio Battery Ashland Ohio (winner in 2013 and 2017) ,
10. Alloy Construction Auburn, Michigan (last year Gushow Excavating)
11. All Season Patriots Allentown, Pennsylvania
12. Frank Rogers/B&L Plumbing Colorado Springs Colorado (returning after not playing 2018)

Four new teams entering are:
13. CR Brewers Portland, Oregon
14. R&L Kline Farms Redhaw, Ohio
15. MACCABI USA Scottsdale, Arizona
16. Circle Tap Legends Denmark, Wisconsin

The 2019 Tournament will be pool play with eight teams going on to single elimination championship game.

Keith Erkenbrack
Tournament Director
keithe39@centurylink.net

With the weather starting to look more and more like fastpitch-softball season, now is the time to put in your pre-order for the 2019 ISC World Championship Guide.

Paying tribute to our reigning ISC Most Outstanding Pitcher, Andrew Kirkpatrick, of the New York Gremlins, is featured on the cover. Andrew became just the 11th player in ISC history to make All-World 10 or more times. 

The 2019 ISC Guide features 148 pages of stories, statistics and photos from last year’s ISC World Tournament, held in Kitchener, ON as well as all-world players, all-time records, ISC Hall of Fame members, and much, much more. 

You can now order and pay for the 2019 ISC Guide online at the ISC website through the convenience of PayPal by visiting http://iscfastpitch.com/paypal-2/  and choosing the Guide option in the drop down menu. 

The 2019 ISC Guide will also be available in a convenient and easy-to-read electronic format on the ISC website at www.iscfastpitch.com

Blair Setford

ISC VP Operations/Guide Editor

blairjs [@] gmail.com

 

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 = lkoberg@mchsi.com, 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).

  • OPERATING EXPENSES: The Organizer shall secure: the “Facilities”, grounds crew, cashiers, ticket sellers and takers, maintenance, publicity, advertising, announcers, scoreboard operators, balls and all other items which, in the sole opinion of ISCI, are necessary for the successful operation of the Tournaments.
  • ACCOMMODATIONS: Organizer agrees to provide “Rooms” for the exclusive use of ISCI, as specified in the ISCI World Tournament contract, including umpires, at designated World Tournament Headquarters Hotel located within reasonable proximity of the “Facilities”.
  • WORLD TOURNAMENT UMPIRES: The Organizer agrees to pay and/or provide the following for World Tournament Umpires and Associated Supplemental Tournament Umpires: Per Game Fee, ISCI umpire travel pool, per Diem to each ISCI out-of-town umpire. as specified in the ISCI World Tournament Contract.
  • WORLD TOURNAMENT FACILITY: The Organizer agrees to reserve (Facility) exclusively for the ISC World Tournament and Supplemental Tournaments. Each playing facility, minimum (3) lighted diamonds, is to be completely enclosed and meet the following minimum requirements.
  • PRIMARY FIELD: Seating capacity for at least 2000 spectators.
    • Outfield fence distance of 250 feet.
    • 46’ Pitching Distance – 60’ Bases
    • Lighting system with 50’ candlepower in infield, 30’ in outfield.
    • Electronic scoreboard (Home- Visitors- Innings-Score-Outs-Strike-Balls).
    • Tarpaulin capable of complete coverage of infield area for primary field.
    • Covered and enclosed dugouts with drinking water for players.
    • Adequate press-box with public address system.
    • Adequate pre-game warm-up area for each team.
    • Enclosed warm-up area for pitchers warm-up.
  • SECONDARY FIELDS: Seating capacity for at least 300 spectators.
    • Outfield fence distance of 250 feet.
    • 46’ Pitching Distance – 60’ Bases
    • Lighting system with 50’ candlepower in infield, 30’ in outfield.
    • Electronic scoreboard (Home- Visitors- Innings-Score-Outs-Strike-Balls).
    • Covered and enclosed dugouts with drinking water for players.
    • Adequate press-box with public address system.

CONTACT:

Larry Fisher

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

INTERNATIONAL SOFTBALL CONGRESS

iscfastpitch@gmail.com

 

 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.

 
The rest of 2018 teams are third place Waterdown Hammer Legends,  Dieppe Ridge Legends, All Seasons Patriots, Ottawa Spiders, Ohio Battery, Calgary (Savala) Painters, Scout Logistics and Waterloo Legends. Returning after missing 2018 will be Frank Rogers B&L Plumbing team.  
 
The five new teams joining the tournament this year will be: Portland CR Brewers, K & L Kline Farms, CircleTap Legends, Maccabi USA and Tin Cup Legends.
 
The remaining teams who expressed an interest in attending the 2019 tournament will be put on awaiting list and extended an invitation should one of the initially invited teams be unable to attend.
 
The tournament will be round robin 3 game guarantee and then top 2 teams out of each division will advance into a 8 team single elimination championship play.  Details will be posted for all teams on our webpage.
 
This is the 10th year for the ISC Legends and the largest number of teams, for the highly popular and competitive tournament, that is held in conjunction with the ISC World Tournament.
 
Dates for Legends tournament will be August 15 (Thursday) to August 17 (Saturday).    
             
Keith Erkenbrack
ISC Legends Tournament Director 

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 deankane16@gmail.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 jcsantos25@msn.com or Todd McCabe, Canada Vice President at todd_mccabe23@hotmail.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 keithe39@centurylink.net.

Complete ISC Legends Tournament rules can be viewed Here.