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October 20 - 22,  2017

Many returning teams along with some new teams.  There are a lot of good teams in each division. We are expecting some great softball action all weekend long!

Please pass along information to parents and coaches..... We tried to meet everyone's requests and did the best we could to honor. Please do not ask for any changes, as the schedule is complete. Do the best you can and Good Luck to All!

The schedule for the RIASA Friendship Tournament is completed. Here are the links to each division.

16U Link : http://www.leaguevue.com/LMSchedView.aspx?SchedKey=2800

14U Link : http://www.leaguevue.com/LMSchedView.aspx?SchedKey=2799

12U Link : http://www.leaguevue.com/LMSchedView.aspx?SchedKey=2798

10U Link : http://www.leaguevue.com/LMSchedView.aspx?SchedKey=2797

Our field crew will be working hard to make sure each game is prepared and ready to go on time. Some things are out of our control, so bear with us if a setback occurs.

Whipple Parking... see attachment.  It will be tight. I have attached approved parking areas from the Smithfield police dept. Please advise parents as they will be ticketed for illegal parking. Green marks are okay to park and red is NOT!

T-Shirts Pre Order

Please see attached order form for t-shirts. We will be offering a short sleeve and long sleeve shirt. We will have a very limited number of shirts available at Whipple Field. Pre- Order is due by Tuesday October 10th. Please email your team’s order. You will be able to pick up pre-orders on Saturday at the concession stand area in Whipple Field. If paying by check please make out to SGSL.

Halloween Costume Contest

We will have a costume contest, all teams can participate if they like. Costumes will be worn on Saturday. We will need to take a picture of the team that day, please go to the concession stand and one of our board members will take a picture of your team. We will announce the winner on Sunday.  

Concession Stand

Whipple complex only...They will have a full menu all day and night including our Colossal  STORM BURGER! See concession stand for details....

HS, McCabe, Gallagher and LaPerche fields do not have a concession stand. Lots of choices  only a few minutes away.

Full indoor bathrooms at the Whipple complex.

HS, McCabe, LaPerche and Gallagher fields have porta-pottys

Tournament Rules

We are using invitational rules listed on the RIASA page:  http://www.rijoasa.org/LMContent.aspx?SportKey=0&PageKey=836

NO SLASHING!  Batter will be called out...( showing bunt drawing the fielders in and pulling back and swinging). Safety of the girls is number one.


There will be 2 umpires for every game..( unless something drastic happens to one of them and the game will continue with one umpire until a second can be provided)

There will be a UIC at the Whipple complex. Please direct and questions or concerns directly to me and I will direct it accordingly.


Field Directions

Whipple Field Complex, Smithfield RI

Whipple Rd and Fenwood Ave, Smithfield RI 02917

From South: follow Rt. 295 to exit 7A, merge onto PUTNAM PIKE/US-44. Turn left at the first traffic light (ESMOND St). Follow to stop sign, turn left onto RI-104/WATERMAN Ave. Take an immediate right onto WHITMAN St and follow to the stop sign. Take a left onto LINCOLN St, then an immediate right onto FENWOOD Ave. Follow to the stop sign, go straight then take an immediate left into the park. Whipple field 2 is to the right nearest the concession stand. Whipple 3 is to the left. Whipple 4 is at the end of the parking lot.

From North: follow Rt. 295 to exit 8A (DOUGLAS AVE/RT-7). Merge onto DOUGLAS AVE and follow to the traffic light at WHIPPLE Rd. Take a right onto WHIPPLE Rd and follow to the stop sign at the bottom of the hill. Take a right then an immediate left into the park

Smithfield High School  ( Behind school)

90 Pleasant View Ave

Smithfield, RI 02917

Gallagher Middle school  ( located behind school)

10 Indian Run Trail

Smithfield, RI 02917

Anna M. McCabe Elementary School ( Located street side to the right of school) 

100 Pleasant View Ave

Smithfield, RI 02917

LaPerche Elementary School

11 Limerock Rd.

Smithfield, RI 02917

All school fields are about a 10 minute ride from the Whipple complex. All fields will be groomed be our field crew before each game. Please be considerate of them and there is NO WARMUPS IN THE INFIELD!

There is plenty of space to warmup at school fields. Whipple complex warm up area is as follows.....Field 5 (Baseball field) will be used for warmups. Also area near cages behind fences can be used as well. be considerate of other teams. use nets for hitting to protect players......2 Batting cages are located at the Whipple complex for teams. Please be considerate and do not hog the space, share with all teams. Thank you in advance.


Check in

Out of State Teams

I need a copy of your team’s Insurance and proof that you are a registered USA softball team. Please email me this to me by Thursday October 19th. No Exceptions!

All teams need to have the following in their possession:

1) Proof of USA Softball Registration

2) Certificate of Insurance

3) Player's proof of age


Scores - Winning teams Must text  Mario Vendittelli - Text  scores to 401-749-1601 . Please include age division, teams and score. I will update seeding asap on Saturday night so you can let parents know.( REMEMBER.....TEXT THE INFO RIGHT AFTER THE GAME SO WE CAN UPDATE THE SITE)


All games including bracket play are a coin flip!

Dugouts are first come, first serve


The most important thing.....have FUN! It’s all about the girls.


Thank you and see you on the fields,

Mario Vendittelli  401-749-1601

Tournament Director


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