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Qualifying criteria are as follows

Teams must meet the following three criteria.
Exception: There are no USFA Qualifying state events or state tournament in your state and/or the USFA the events are more than 300 miles away.

1. Team must be USFA Sanctioned
2. Must do at least one of the following: 
    A. Receive a direct birth at a USFA Regional NIT *
    B. Attend at least 1 State Qualifier or NIT
    C. Host a USFA Sanctioned State Qualifier  or NIT 
3. Attend the USFA State Tournament in your home state
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* NIT events will award 1 birth for each 5 teams participating per age group.  (A minimum of (2) births will be awarded per age group)
** All teams must attend the 2007 State Tournament in their home state with the exception of those select few who receive automatic births from NITs. 

Double elimination play in both the State tournament and World Series will be seeded based on the following point structure: The more points a team has accumulated the higher the seed they will receive.

Team will be awarded seeding points for all USFA events in which they participate regardless of the state. However, a team must attend the state tournament in the state in which they are sanctioned.


Exception:

Team who receive an automatic bid at a Regional NIT event are not required to attend their state tournament, however it is recommended that you attend the state tournament to receive more points toward World Series seeding. 

                                               
2009 SEEDING POINTS

PLACE STATE
QUALIFIER
MULTI-STATE
NIT
STATE
TOURNAMENT
1ST

100

200

300

2ND 75 150 225
3RD 50 100 150
4TH 40 80 120
5TH 30 60 90
7TH 20 40 60
DNP 10 20 30


BONUS POINTS:

   
Tournament hosting 100 points
Online Team Registration before 1/1/09 100 points
Online Team Registration before 3/1/09 50 points

IMPORTANT !!!
Please review your points on a regular basis to ensure the tournament
directors have reported your points correctly!!
  Points can not be adjusted
after a 30 day period. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

     
 
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