2017 Eastern Mass Cal Ripken 12U 60 State Championship

Updated Friday July 7, 2017 by Scott Kay.

 

 

 

District 4 Representative Franklin will be hosting this year’s 12U State Tournament at our Fletcher Field Complex. We welcome 11 Teams to this Tournament. This will be a Double Elimination Format.

The tournament will begin on June 30 at 1pm with the Opening Ceremonies and Reporting Day at the Fletcher Field Complex.

Games will be played July 1 – July 9. No Games will be scheduled on July 4. (Click here for the Bracket Schedule)

All Teams are required to bring 2 RCAL baseballs for each game they are scheduled to play.

Each team per game will pay the umpires $60 per umpire (total $120 shared by the two teams per game).

Managers & coaches please refer to the:

Managers & Coaches Meeting Outline

Pitch Count Clarification

EMASS State Pitch Counts as of 7-6-2017

Home Run Pins, Player of Game Pins, Championship Awards, & Runner up Awards will be presented.

State Tournament T-Shirts

If you are interested in pre-ordering our Tournament T-shirt, please print and fill out the form, and email back to lizswamy@yahoo.com.  

You can also purchase T-shirts that we will have available at Fletcher Field beginning Friday, 6/30 and throughout the whole tournament. Money will be exchanged upon T-Shirt delivery. We will accept Cash or Credit Cards on site.

Snack Stand

Fletcher Field has a Snack Stand that will be open throughout the Tournament.

50/50 Cash Raffles will be available throughout the Tournament play and we will also be raising money for the Jimmy Fund.

Batting cages are available at our complex.

Restrooms are available at our complex.

Parking Options

 

Sponsors for the Tournament

Franklin Pizza and Deli

18 Cottage St, Franklin, MA 02038

franklinpizzaanddeli.com

(508) 520-4240

The Rome Restaurant

4 East Central Street, Franklin, MA 02038

http://m.mainstreethub.com/therome

(508) 528-4740

Union Street Grill

371 Union Street, Franklin, MA 02038

http://unionstreetgrilloffranklinma.com

(508) 528-1988

Coles Tavern

553 Washington Street, Franklin, MA 02038

colestavern.com

(508) 520-1040

Teddy Gallagher’s Irish Pub

30 Main Street, Franklin, MA 02038

http://www.teddygallagherspub.com

(508) 298-7644

Alumni Restaurant and Bar

391 East Central Street, Franklin, MA 02038

alumnirestaurantandbar.com

(508) 528-8804

Papa Gino’s

245 Franklin Village Drive, Franklin, MA 02038

(508) 520-3533

267 E. Central Street, Franklin, MA 02038

(508) 528-4616

https://www.papaginos.com

Piezoni's

150 Emmons Street, Franklin MA 02038

http://piezonis.com/locations/franklin-dean-college/

(508) 528-0050

 

 

 

Teams

District 1 - Arlington District 2A - Not Attending
District 2N - Shedd Park (Lowell) District 3 - Quincy
District 4 - Dedham, Franklin

District 5 - Raynham, Freetown-Lakeville,

Somerset-Berkley, Fall River (Maplewood)

District 6 - Not Attending District 7 - Marblehead
District 8 - Plymouth  
   

 

Opening Ceremonies and Reporting Day Schedule

June 30

1pm – Teams should begin to arrive by 1pm to check in and have their document submitted for review

2pm – Franklin will be providing a lunch buffet for the players and coaches involved in the Tournament. Siblings, friends, and parents will have the option to purchase food at our Snack Stand or can purchase a buffet stamp. The Buffet will consist of pizza, meatballs, chicken fingers, wings, corn beef sliders, nachos, salad, calzones, wraps, and water.

3pm – Head Coaches Meeting (Managers & Coaches Meeting OutlinePitch Count Clarification)

4pm – Opening Ceremonies & Skills Competitions

 

Fields & Directions

Games are scheduled to be played at our Fletcher Field Complex located at 51 Peck Street, Franklin MA 02038.

Traveling from the South:

Take 495 North to Exit 16 (King St.) and bear right at the end of the ramp.

Go thru 1 set of lights and go about approx. ¾ of a mile and make a left turn on Peck St.

Fletcher Field will be on your left.

Traveling from the North:

Take 495 South to Exit 16 (King St.) and bear left at the end of the ramp.

Go thru 2 set of lights and go about approx. ¾ of a mile and make a left turn on Peck St.

Fletcher Field will be on your left.

 

In the Event of Rain, make up games will be played at our King Street Memorial Field located at 740 King Street, Franklin MA 02038.

Traveling from the South:

Take 495 North to Exit 16 (King St.) and take left at the end of the ramp.

Go thru 2 sets of lights and go about approx 1 mile and make a left turn at the King St. Memorial sign

Traveling from the North:

Take 495 South to Exit 16 (King St.) and bear right at the end of the ramp.

Go thru 2 sets of lights and go about approx 1 mile and make a left turn at the King St. Memorial sign

 

Open Space at the Fletcher Field Complex will be available for Teams to warm up. Teams will not be allowed to warm up on Fletcher Fields 1 & 2 until ½ hour prior to first pitch of scheduled game times.

Teams need to be ready to take the Field 30 minutes prior to posted game times for the Cal Ripken Game Prep Process (Home Team warm up 10mins, Visitor warm up 10mins, 10mins for Ground rules & National Anthem)

 

Tournament Contact Information

Chris Rocco – Franklin State Tournament Director (Main Contact) - roccochris@gmail.com

Jeff Boudreau - Franklin FYBO President - Jeffrey.Boudreau@dell.com

Liz Ramaswamy – Franklin State Tournament Food & Sales Coordinator - lizswamy@yahoo.com

Cal Ripken Coordinators:
Mike Janicki - EMASS State Commissioner - 
janicki@tmlp.net

Bill Hebard - District 4 Commissioner - stilllookin@comcast.net

 

Local Business Listings

Franklin has a large number of restaurant options ranging from sandwich shops, grocery stores, fast food, and family dining to fine dining. Please reference the Restaurants above under our Sponsor’s section particularly for quality and family orientated dining that can accommodate large parties and teams.

Hotels in our area:

Hampton Inn - 735 Union St. Franklin Ma 02038

Residence Inn - 4 Forge Parkway Franklin Ma 02038

Hawthorne Inn Suites - 835 Upper Union St. Franklin Ma 02038

 

Places of Worship:

St Mary's - 1 Church Square, Franklin, MA 02038

Franklin Federated Church - 171 Main Street, Franklin, MA 02038

St John’s Episcopal - 237 Pleasant St, Franklin, MA 02038

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - 91 Jordan Rd, Franklin, MA 02038

Temple Etz Chaim - 900 Washington Street, Franklin, MA 02038

Franklin United Methodist Church - 82 W Central St, Franklin, MA 02038

 

Gas Stations:

BP - 533 W Central St, Franklin, MA 02038

Tedeschi Food Shops - 533 W Central St, Franklin, MA 02038

Mobil - 660 W Central St, Franklin, MA 02038

Stop & Shop -828 W Central St, Franklin, MA 02038

Shell - 412 W Central St, Franklin, MA 02038

Gulf - 2 Summer Street, Franklin, MA 02038

Irving - 455 Lincoln Street, Franklin, MA 02038

Speedway - 251 East Central Street, Franklin, MA 02038

 

 

Miscellaneous

Click Here for the 2017 EMASS Cal Ripken Tournament Trail Schedule 

2017 Cal Ripken Tournament Trail Schedule.pdf
2017 EMASS 12U STATE BRACKET_7_7_17.xlsx
Pitch_Count_Clarification.pdf
RIPKEN.pdf
State Tourney Pitch Counts 7_6_2017.xlsx
T-shirt Order Form.docx