ISC Changes that will impact ISC II

ISC Changes For 2008
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
There are several significant changes for 2008 that were approved by the ISC Board of Directors in Kitchener and were announced yesterday by ISC Executive Director Ken Hackmeister. Below are the ones that impact ISC II.

For a full list of the changes, click here.

Mexico and Caribbean Now Part of International Region – Effective with the 2008 season, all of Mexico and the Caribbean will be considered part of the International Region. Previously, Mexico was included in both US West and US Central regions and the Caribbean was part of US East region. This means any players living in Mexico or the Caribbean will be considered Out Of Region for US and Canadian based teams.

Mike Cutro New US East Regional Commissioner – Mike Cutro, sponsor and manager of the CPI team of Oswego, NY has been named a US East Regional Commissioner. Mike brings a passion and knowledge of the game including familiarity with the ISC II caliber teams in NY state and New England.

Team Entry Fees $350 for World Tournament and ISC II ToC – Beginning in 2008, all team entry fees are standardized at $350 for both World Tournament and ISC II teams.

Catcher Courtesy Runner Rule Eliminated – The prior rule allowing for a 2-out courtesy runner for the catcher, has been eliminated.

US West Region Changes – El Paso, Hudspeth, Culbertson, Jeff Davis and Presidio counties in west Texas are now part of US West region.

ToC will be 4 days in 2008. – Due to requests from the host committees, the 2008 ISC World Tournament will be a 7-day tournament, from Sunday thru Saturday. Likewise, the ISC II Tournament of Champions will be a 4-day tournament with the precise dates to be determined soon.

Ken Hackmeister
Executive Director

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