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Tournament Name:  BPA BC Blast 13U Cancelled COVID-19
Created:  9/11/2019  By:  KBrannstrom
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Dates:  5/2/2020 to 5/3/2020
Last Date to Enter:  4/17/2020
Division:  Boys
Program:  Baseball
Class(es):  Silver Gold Bronze
Age Group:  Youth
Age(s):  13u
Tournament Type:  World Qualifier
Game Format:  3 Game Format
Open Signup:  Yes
Must Qualify:  No
Fee:  $500.00
Field Count:  8
Max. Teams:  UNL
Berth:  Yes
Berth Count:  2
PrePay Req'd:  Yes
Park Details/Location:  
Park Name:  Bailey Park
Address:  1392 Capital Ave NE, Battle Creek, MI
Directions:  Address 1392 Capital Ave NE Battle Creek, MI 49017
Lighted Fields:  0
Rules:  Finest Baseball Venue in Midwest!! Professionally Groomed Lighted Fields. Concessions & Restrooms Scoreboards Playground area around complex. No Pets. No hitting balls into fence.
Tournament Comments:  
This is an Open Tournament held at Bailey Park in Battle Creek, MI. Located at 1392 Capital Ave NE, Battle Creek,

Kalamazoo Pins Early Season Discount: $50 discount off tournament listed price if paid by Oct 31st.

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All Gold, Silver, & Bronze teams will be allowed to play. Top 2 teams receive World Series Berths.

How to Qualify for a BPA World Series:

1) Finish 1st or 2nd in a BPA World Series Qualifier. Berths may be passed down if team already has earned a berth.

2) At Large World Series Berths: Play in 2 BPA World Series Qualifiers, regardless of finish, to earn a BPA World Series Berth.

To validate a BPA World Series berth, the team must play in their home state BPA State Tournament.

Michigan BPA uses portable pitching mounds. These are the 6" mounds where the pitcher lands on the dirt. Pitchers are not allowed to wear metal spikes. Pitchers must wear rubber cleats or tennis shoes.

Concessions and merchandise will be on sale.

Gate Fee of $5.00 per person per day. $3 for Children ages 6-14 will be charged. Players in Uniform & 3 Coaches get in free.

Your team is not officially entered into a BPA Tournament until entry fee payment is received. First email on registration form will be notified by email of acceptance into tournament. Tournament entry fee will increase after sign up deadline for teams not officially entered into the tournament.
Any team that does not have their roster submitted online 1 week before tournament start date will be dropped from tournament and replaced by the top team on waiting list.

Refund Policy:
Prior to tournament sign up deadline entry fee can be refunded or applied to another Michigan BPA Tournament.

A $25 Administrative Fee will be retained from the Entry Fee if Team(s) or Coaches cancel from a tournament regardless of payment method.

After the tournament sign up deadline or Tournament Age Group is marked FULL, entry fee will not be refunded or applied to another Michigan BPA Tournament.

Entry into any BPA Tournament constitutes acknowledgement and agreement to the refund policy.
Payment information:
Check or money order can be made payable to Kalamazoo BPA & mailed to:
Kalamazoo BPA
PO Box 2228
Portage MI 49081

Credit card payment via Paypal. Go to & send to User ID [email protected]
Credit card payment via Telephone. Call 269-665-4448
For more information call Kenny Brannstrom at 269-665-4448 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM or email [email protected]
Please read tournament refund policy.

Michigan Sports Concussion Law:

The Michigan Legislature has passed a law that regulates concussion & return to sports activity. Youth Sports Organizations must provide resources for concussion training. More information about this concussion law can be found on the MDCH website at the following address:,4612,7-132-54783_63943---,00.html

Michigan BPA recommends that coaches and officials view the training video created by the CDC. To complete the free online concussion course please go to the following address:
Registered Teams:  
ATH Stampede Orange [MI]
B45 Academy 13U Davies [MI]
13U B45 Team Whitman [MI]
Michigan Rebels 13U [MI]
Teams Planning To Play: