The ISC is announcing special operating rules that will be in place for 2021 only regarding eligibility for the 2021 World Tournament.

Regarding out-of-region players and team qualification requirements:
If the current North American cross-border restrictions and quarantine requirements are lifted prior to or as of June 1, the standing ISC rules on qualification and eligibility for teams and out-of-region players will apply.

Otherwise, effective June 2: All teams intending to play in the 2021 ISC World Tournament must play at least twice in invitational or qualifier tournaments either with or without their out-of-region players. The eligibility rules on page 142 of the 2020 Guide are still in effect.

Regarding PRAWNs:
If the current North American cross-border restrictions and quarantine requirements are lifted prior to or as of June 1, the standing ISC rules on PRAWN restrictions will apply.

Otherwise, effective June 2:
Teams may replace a PRAWN player or pitcher on their roster with another PRAWN player or pitcher for 2021 only.
Any player making the 2021 All-World Team(s) will not be carried over into 2022.
The existing 2019 PRAWN list will be carried over into 2022.

If teams have any questions about these rules, they should contact:

Larry Fisher
ISC Executive Director
iscfastpitch@gmail.com