2016 PA State Singles Format and Overview

The 2016 PA State Tournament will be held in Huntingdon. The court address is Stone Creek Valley Lions Park, 5303 Cold Springs Road, Huntingdon, PA 16652.The lions park has both tent camping and limited electric hookups for campers. Throughout the weekend the Stone Creek Valley Lions kitchen will be serving breakfast, lunch and dinner including a Hot Turkey Sandwich Dinner Special.

The entry deadline for the State Tournament is August 15. Entry checks should be made payable to EPHPA and sent to Denny Hall @ 7513 Panther Lane, Huntingdon, PA 16652. In order to pitch in the tournament adults must be a resident of PA and must have pitched in 3[Three] sanctioned tournaments within the last 12[twelve] months. Juniors and Cadets must be a resident of PA and must have pitched in 1[one] tournament within the last 12[twelve] months.

There will be championship classes for each of the following divisions, 40 Mens, Womens, Elders, Juniors and Cadets[if needed]. After the Elders and Womens championship classes, elders and women will be mixed in order to keep percentages more competitive.

The 40 Mens Class will have a new format this year. The top 8[eight] 40 men determined by current natstats will make up the Championship Class. This class will pitch a round robin on Saturday and then pitch another round robin on Sunday. The wins and losses from both days will be combined to determine the new 40 Mens State Champion.

If you have any questions or need more information please contact Denny Hall @ 814-641-7489 or cuzslab@verizon.net.