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IDT 25th ANNIVERSARY

The 2021 IDT Louisville Slugger IDT marks the 25th Anniversary of the tournament. The tournament began in 1997 hosting 57 18U teams with all games being played in Boulder. In the past twenty five years the tournament has grown to where we are now playing in four cities with 216 team’s participating, representing all regions of the country. Competition will be National Tournament Level including many teams and organizations that have been National Champions and top ten finishers. Since the tournaments inception our objectives have been to provide young women a chance to compete at the highest level and showcase their talents to the college coaches in attendance BCGS thanks every participating team and college coach who has attended the tournament for their loyalty and support for many years. It has been appreciated.

2021 IDT TOURNAMENTS

BOULDER will host an 80 team 18U tournament to be played at the Stazio Complex (7 fields) and the East Mapleton Complex (3 fields) in Boulder. Fields are provided and maintained by the City of Boulder, Parks and Recreation Department.

LOUISVILLE will host a separate 32 team 16U/18U tournament which will be played at the Louisville Sports Complex, fields provided and maintained by the City of Louisville. The top six finishers will earn spots in the 2022 Boulder tournament.

LONGMONT will host the 16U 56 team tournament. Games will be played at the Garden Acres Complex and Clark Centennial Park in Longmont. The fields are provided and maintained by the city of Longmont.

BROOMFIELD will host a 48 team 14U tournament. Games will be played at Broomfield Community Park and Broomfield Industrial Park. Fields are provided and maintained by the city of Broomfield.

There is a seven game guarantee for all participating teams. All teams will play two pool games per day on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Pool play results are used to seed teams into a single-elimination bracket to be played on Saturday and Sunday. All “Championship” games are scheduled to start at 1:00 pm on Sunday.

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TOURNAMENT NOTES

College players will not be allowed to participate in the tournament

A player may only compete for one team during the tournament. This includes both pool and bracket play.

TOURNAMENT CONTACT

Please address any tournament related issues, questions or concerns to:

Dan Burns Tournament Director 303-442-7373 daniel.j.burns@att.net

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Stadium Medical, Inc. will be providing EMT and paramedic support at all playing sites. Please seek them out for help with any injuries and advice on prevention. At this altitude it's important to avoid dehydration by drinking lots of fluids and to avoid sunburn by using sun screen.

MOSQUITO CONTROL. In the past, the mosquito-borne West Nile virus has been present in Colorado. You should protect yourself. Especially during the dusk and evening hours, use DEET-enhanced mosquito repellent and wear long sleeves and pants.

ABOUT BOULDER

One of the very attractive aspects of the tournament is the locale -- the City of Boulder. Boulder is a special place to visit. It sits at the base of the Rocky Mountain foothills with a population of about 100,000 and is the home of the University of Colorado. Rocky Mountain National Park is about an hour’s drive to the northwest (you can throw snowballs in July) and Denver is about 40 minutes southeast. The pedestrian-only, outdoor downtown mall offers local culture from street performers to outdoor cafes. The many recreational opportunities range from inline skating or jogging along the Boulder Creek path to riding the many mountain bike trails in the foothills.

SPONSORS

We are pleased that Louisville Slugger is again our primary sponsor, as it has been since the inception of the tournament. Diamond Sports provides the optic yellow tournament balls. The tournament is organized and hosted by the Boulder Competitive Girls Softball Organization, an all-volunteer organization. All profits derived from the tournament go to support girls softball in Boulder.

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