NSA World Series
Illinois NSA

Berth Payout Promotions

MEN'S - WOMEN'S - COED

NEW FOR ALL ILLINOIS NSA QUALIFIERS AND STATES IN 2017

NSA EARLY PAY DISCOUNT

Illinois NSA qualifiers (NO Early Birds, Director's Cup, States, NITs, or Post Season tournaments) offer a $25 DISCOUNT if entry fee is paid in full 7 days and received before the tournament start date. Early payment discounts can be deducted immediately and securely by using our Online Credit Card Processing Adult Slow Pitch Payment Page

RETURNING FOR 2017 – PARTICIPATION BERTH FOR THE SUPER WORLD SERIES!!

Play in 4 World Series Qualifiers and/or NITs, PLUS your Home State Championship, PLUS the Super Regional or World Series, AND EARN AN UN-PAID AT-LARGE BERTH TO THE 2017 NSA SUPER WORLD SERIES!!!

FREE STATE BONUS

If you play in FIVE (5)** NSA tournaments in Illinois, your state entry is FREE. **NOTE: The North, South, and Super State Championships are not eligible tournaments to meet the 5 tournament requirement.

POINTS RACE CHAMPIONS AND BONUSES

Points are listed at: PlayNSA.com. All Illinois States and Super States are SEEDED BY POINTS. TOP THREE MEN'S TEAMS in each class for ILLINOIS STATE NATIONAL POINTS ONLY (As of September 1, 2016) Men's ELITE, GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE - receive an unpaid Super World Series berth!* *To be eligible for the Super World Series berth, which is for ILLINOIS TEAMS ONLY, the winning team must have played in a minimum of (4) NSA qualifiers/NITs and the State Championship.  TOP ILLINOIS MEN'S TEAM in TOTAL POINTS RACE** (As of September 1, 2016) (National Points + Illinois NSA Approved Bonus Points Only - Out of State bonus points DO NOT COUNT) Men's GOLD and SILVER Points Race Champions receive a $350 TRAVEL MONEY BONUS* paid at the Super World Series after their first played game. Men's ELITE and BRONZE Points Race Champion receive a $200 TRAVEL MONEY BONUS** paid at the Super World Series after their first played game. *To be eligible for the $350 Bonus which is for ILLINOIS TEAMS ONLY, the winning team must have played in a minimum of SIX (6) ILLINOIS NSA ONLY qualifiers/NITs, one of which must be the State Championship.  **To be eligible for the $200 Bonus which is for ILLINOIS TEAMS ONLY, the winning team must have played in a minimum of SIX (6) ILLINOIS NSA ONLY qualifiers/NITs, one of which must be the State Championship. 

NSA CASH PAYOUT TOURNAMENTS AND BERTHS

All Illinois NSA qualifiers are CASH TOURNAMENTS which pay on site. STATES, SUPER STATES, NITS, REGIONALS, AND WORLDS are NOT cash tournaments (still travel money paid at destination). Payouts are based on entry fees and rental cost of hosting facility. All NSA sanctioned umpires are provided. BONUS CASH AWARDS FOR EARLY BIRD TOURNAMENTS (One class only payouts)

WSQ CASH AWARDS

  • Elite         1st - $500     2nd - $250  (based on 8 teams)
  • Gold        1st - $1000     2nd - $500  (based on 16 teams)
  • Silver       1st - $1000    2nd - $500  (based on 16 teams)
  • Bronze    1st - $500     2nd - $250  (based on 8 teams)
**O'Fallon and Chatham will not charge gate, Kankakee will charge parking pass of $8 per car, which pays for part of the Prize Money.

WSQ BERTHS & AWARDS

World Series, Super Regional and State Berths Plaques 1st - 2nd 200 State Bonus Points toward Final Points Payout

SUPER NIT TRAVEL MONEY AWARDS

All Classes  1st - $50 per team travel money to be paid out after winner's first game at the Super World Series ONLY

SUPER NIT BERTHS & AWARDS

World Series, Super Regional and State Berths Plaques 1st - 3rd, MVP, All-Tournament 200 State Bonus Points toward Final Points Payout ONE CLASS WORLD SERIES QUALIFIER CASH AWARDS (One class only payouts) World Series Qualifier if Entry Fee is $275*
  • 1st - World Berth and $40 per paid team in tournament
(Ex: 10 teams x $40 = $400; 16 teams x $40 = $640 total)
  • 2nd - Super Regional Berth and $20 per paid team in tournament
(Ex: 10 teams x $20 = $200; 16 teams x $20 = $320 total) *If 8 teams or less, the first place team will be awarded $60 per paid team in the tournament. World Series Qualifier if Entry Fee is $265*
  • 1st - World Berth and $40 per paid team in tournament
(Ex: 10 teams x $40 = $400; 16 teams x $40 = $640 total)
  • 2nd - Super Regional Berth and $15 per paid team in tournament
(Ex: 10 teams x $15 = $150; 16 teams x $15 = $240 total) *If 8 teams or less, the first place team will be awarded $55 per paid team in the tournament. COMBO CLASS WORLD SERIES QUALIFIER CASH AWARDS (Two Classes Payout) $275 ENTRY FEE -- Men’s ELITE/GOLD, GOLD/SILVER, SILVER/BRONZE (Combo Classes) 1st Place Overall $25 x per team 2nd Place Overall $15 x per team PLUS Highest Upper Class $10 x per team Highest Lower Class $10 x per team $265 ENTRY FEE -- Men’s ELITE/GOLD, GOLD/SILVER, SILVER/BRONZE (Combo Classes) 1st Place Overall $25 x per team 2nd Place Overall $15 x per team PLUS Highest Upper Class $10 x per team Highest Lower Class $5 x per team

NSA TRAVEL PAYOUT TOURNAMENTS AND BERTHS

STATES, SUPER STATES, NITS, REGIONALS, AND WORLDS are NOT cash tournaments (still travel money paid at destination). SUPER NIT, SUPER REGIONAL, WORLD and SUPER WORLD INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT: NSA North Post Season Packets (link to come later) STATE and SUPER STATE TRAVEL MONEY PAYOUTS are listed below. STATE CHAMPIONSHIP* (Plus Team and Individual Awards) Men's ELITE
  • 1st -    Super World Berth
$50per paid team in tournament. TRAVEL MONEY towards the Super World Series. Coach receives a check from the Tournament Director AT THE SUPER WORLD SERIES after the team's first game. (Ex: 8 teams x $50 = $400; 16 teams x $50 = $800 total)
  • 2nd -  World Berth
  • 3rd -   World Berth
Men's GOLD-SILVER-BRONZE
  • 1st -   Super World Berth
$25 per paid team in tournament. TRAVEL MONEY towards the Super World Series. Coach receives a check from the Tournament Director AT THE SUPER WORLD SERIES after the team's first game. (Ex: 8 teams x $25 = $200; 16 teams x $25 = $400 total)
  • 2nd - World Berth
$25 per paid team in tournament TRAVEL MONEY towards the Super Regional or World Series. Coach receives a check from the Tournament Director AT THE SUPER REGIONAL OR WORLD SERIES after the   team's first game.
  • 3rd -     World Berth
Starting in 2012 - If 8 teams or less, the first place team will be awarded $50 per paid team in the tournament. Women's 1st -   World Berth $400 TRAVEL MONEY towards the Women's World Series. Coach receives a check from the Tournament Director AT THE WORLD SERIES after the team's first game. Starting in 2012 - If 8 teams or less, the travel money payout will be pro-rated. 2nd -  World Berth 3rd -   World Berth Coed 1st -   World Berth $400  TRAVEL MONEY towards the Coed World Series. Coach receives a check from the Tournament Director AT THE WORLD SERIES after the team's first game. Starting in 2012 - If 8 teams or less, the travel money payout will be pro-rated. 2nd -  World Berth 3rd -   World Berth

BRING YOUR OWN BALL

  • This year teams must provide their own softballs at every game (except the Kankakee Decker Early Bird, World Series, and Super World Series).
  • The ball must be NSA Stamped 11-inch (Women) or 12-inch (Men) Black Stitch Optic Yellow with an approved cor and compression.
  • The team that is batting will provide the ball that they hit. All softballs must go through the home plate umpire for approval.
  • If the ball goes out of play, the team that is batting is responsible for putting another ball into play within 30 seconds.
  • The replacement ball must match the requirements listed above.
  • Softballs will be available for purchase on-site at the tournament.

WORLD SERIES QUALIFIER BERTHS

  • 1st place - World Series Berth, Super Regional Berth
  • 2nd place - Super Regional Berth
  • 3rd place - Super Regional Berth
  • All Participating Teams - State Championship Berths

POST SEASON ENTRY FEES

  • Super World Series             $350
  • World Series                        $300-$400 (Determined by team's classification. Fees are listed on tournament schedule.)
  • Super Regional                    $300
  • Super NIT                              $300
  • State Championship            $295