USSSA RANKINGS & POINTS

EARNING POINTS 

Teams earn points while placing in USSSA Tournaments.  Teams accumulate points throughout the season.  These points are used to seed teams in the State Tournament and also in USSSA World Series.  The more tournaments a team participates in and the higher they place, the better seed for the State Tournament and World Series.  Teams may also receive points for participating in USSSA Sanctioned Leagues.

 

POOL PLAY POINTS
  • Teams will receive 10 Points per pool play game win

  • Teams will receive 10 Points as the pool winner

BRACKET PLAY POINTS
  • Teams will receive Points per bracket game win (Based on the type of bracket)

    • Brackets will be designated Gold/Silver/Bronze based upon the ranking of the bracket

    • Additionally, bracket points are awarded differently for championship bracket game winners and consolation bracket game winners.

    • Byes are awarded as a bracket win for championship/winner’s brackets only

  • Bracket point structures is as follows:

    • Gold designated flights

      • Championship bracket game winners: 15 Points

      • Consolation bracket game winners: 7 Points

    • Silver designated flights

      • Championship bracket game winners: 7 Points

      • Consolation bracket game winners: 3 Points

    • Bronze designated flights

      • Championship bracket game winners: 3 Points

      • Consolation bracket game winners: 1 Point

  • In-event points do not multiply on double point weekends, NIT, State or any other stature

 

DOUBLE POINTS WEEKENDS 

Iowa USSSA will offer two weekends of tournaments where teams can double their points for placing.

 

STATE QUALIFYING TOURNAMENTS

Teams that participate in State Qualifiers automatically qualify to participate in the Iowa USSSA State Tournament. 

 

USSSA NIT TOURNAMENTS

These tournaments are the top of the line in USSSA Tournaments.  These tournaments usually draw more teams from surrounding states.  Teams placing 1st or 2nd receive berths to the USSSA World Series.  These teams must also participate in the Iowa USSSA State Tournament for the Berth to be valid.  All teams that participate in a NIT automatically qualify to participate in the Iowa USSSA State Tournament.  NIT Tournament awards much higher points then a  State Qualifying Tournament or a World Series Qualifier.

GLOBAL SPORTS QUALIFIERS

Every team participating in a Global Sports Qualifier automatically qualify for a Global Sports World Series.  Global Sports Qualifiers awards teams the same point structure as a USSSA NIT Tournament. 

2018 POINT STRUCTURE

CONTACT

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Des Moines, IA  50317

 

Tel: 515-528-2045

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