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· Bozeman's HOT BOX Tournament is BACK!

The following schedule is for the pool play / round robin games.  The bracket will be DOUBLE ELIMINATION - and therefore the first few rounds of games will be Saturday night after the Home Run Derby.  Brackets will be posted shortly.

To see the Team List click here.

Men's Upper Double Elimination Bracket 
Men's Lower Double Elimination Bracket 
CoEd Double Elimination Bracket 

Updated CoEd Bracket with first round games 

Tournament Rules:

  • General Rules:
    • All USA Softball (ASA) rules will be in effect except for those listed below.
    • Absolutely NO METAL CLEATS ALLOWED
    • Home runs allowed:  Men's Upper: 5   Men's Lower: 2   Co-Ed 2,  additional home runs result in the batter being out. 
    • Only rostered players allowed for Bracket Play. Rosters will be due by 5:00 pm Saturday.  2 Pickups are allowed for injuries, and extenuating circumstances will be decided upon by the Tournament Director and Umpire in Chief on a case by case basis.
    • Rainout:  The umpires on the field will determine if there is sufficient danger, either from lightning or unsafe field conditions to call a game. If pool play game has played 3 full innings, the game will count towards seeding.   If bracket games are not able to finish, trophies will be awarded to highest seed still in the bracket.
    • Ejections:
      • A player may be ejected from the game for unsportsmanlike conduct, at the discretion of the Umpire.
      • An ejected player must leave that field area the game is being played.
      • Upon a second offense, the ejected player must leave the softball complex for the remainder of the tournament.
      • A player can also be made ineligible if the umpire deems them too intoxicated to play
  • Round Robin / Pool Play Games
    • No new inning after 60 minutes.
    • Drop Dead time: 70 minutes, score reverts to last completed inning unless home team is batting and is winning, then score is recorded at the drop dead time.
    • Run rule in effect: 20 after 3 innings, 15 after 4 innings, 10 after 5 innings
    • Home runs allowed:  Men's Upper: 5   Men's Lower: 2   Co-Ed 2,  additional home runs result in the batter being out.
    • Coin flip for home team
  • Double Elimination Bracket Games:
    • ** Co-Ed Round 5 and Championship games start time may be moved up if there are no conflicts with Men's games starting at 4:00 pm.
    • No new inning after 60 minutes, except Championship games no time limit
    • Home team goes to higher seed
    • Run rule in effect: 20 after 3 innings, 15 after 4 innings, 10 after 5 innings
    • Home runs allowed:  Men's Upper: 5   Men's Lower: 2   Co-Ed 2,  additional home runs result in the batter being out. 
  • Home Run Derby  - Sponsored by the American Legion
    • 6 out format, 3 looks.  Each swing that is not a home run counts toward your 6 outs.
    • Participants are allowed 3 looks (watch pitches go by without swinging) before counting against the 6 outs.
    • Participants will need to find their own pitcher
    • Women bat from 2nd base






Questions or comments? Contact the tournament director @ jemorgan@gmail.com, call or text 406-581-2723

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