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INDIANA BPA SANCTION OPTIONS


Membership options for teams based in Indiana. BPA membership enables teams to get into BPA tournaments, leagues, and great team insurance!
OPTION 1
MAIL-IN REGISTRATION
  1. Log into your account at PlayBPA. Register as a user if you do not have an account.

  2. Select Team Membership from Helpful Links: on the left side of the page then Select Youth from the pull down menu at the top left of the page.

  3. Complete the Team Registration Data and click submit application. You will receive an email from playbpa.

  4. Make out your $30 Check Payable to: "Indiana BPA"
    Mail to:
    Darrell Garbacik
    20378 State Road 117
    Culver, IN 46511
  5. Once your payment is received, you will be emailed a BPA sanction number for your team.
  6. You will return to the PlayBPA website to login and go to "Team Manager Actions". Select "link a team to your account" if your team is not shown under "My Teams".
  7. If your team is shown, click the "Go to Team Roster" next to your team name to enter your team's roster. The team roster does not need to be completed to register for BPA tournaments but must be completed before you play. See roster step-by-step instructions.
OPTION 2
ONLINE REGISTRATION
  1. Log into your account at PlayBPA. Register as a user if you do not have an account.

  2. Select Team Membership from Helpful Links: on the left side of the page then Select Youth from the pull down menu at the top left of the page.

  3. Complete the Team Registration Data and click submit application. You will receive an email from playbpa.

  4. Pay online$30 plus Online Processing fee
  5. Once your payment is accepted, you will be emailed a BPA sanction number for your team.

  6. You will return to the BPA website to login and enter your team's roster. The team roster does not need to be completed to register for BPA tournaments but must be completed before you play. See roster step-by-step instructions.
(OPTIONAL) OnTurf Sports can secure your BPA sanction number and Westpoint insurance as part of the OnTurf Sports Baseball League. Plus you get all the league benefits.

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OHIO BPA MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS


Membership options for teams based in Ohio. BPA membership enables teams to get into BPA tournaments, leagues, and great team insurance!
OPTION 1
MAIL-IN REGISTRATION
  1. Log into your account at PlayBPA. Register as a user if you do not have an account.

  2. Select Team Membership from Helpful Links: on the left side of the page then Select Youth from the pull down menu at the top left of the page.
    Note:Select Team State:Ohio then OH BPA State Director - J Holloway from Your Director pull down menu under "Director Selection"

  3. Complete the Team Registration Data and click submit application. You will receive an email from playbpa.

  4. Make out your $30 Check Payable to: "Ohio BPA"
    Mail to:
    Mark Green
    426 North Lafontaine Street
    Huntington, IN 46750
  5. Once your payment is received, you will be emailed a BPA sanction number for your team.
  6. You will return to the PlayBPA website to login and go to "Team Manager Actions". Select "link a team to your account" if your team is not shown under "My Teams".
  7. If your team is shown, click the Go to Team Roster next to your team name to enter your team's roster. The team roster does not need to be completed to register for BPA tournaments but must be completed before you play. See roster step-by-step instructions.
OPTION 2
ONLINE REGISTRATION
  1. Log into your account at PlayBPA. Register as a user if you do not have an account. Select Team Membership from Helpful Links: on the left side of the page then Select Youth from the pull down menu at the top left of the page.
    Note:Select Team State:Ohio then OH BPA State Director - J Holloway from Your Director pull down menu under "Director Selection"
  2. Pay online
    Age Group - Sanction Fee
    Enter Team Name
    Enter Home City

  3. Once your payment is accepted, you will be emailed a BPA sanction number for your team.
  4. You will return to the BPA website to login and enter your team's roster. The team roster does not need to be completed to register for BPA tournaments but must be completed before you play. See roster step-by-step instructions.

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BPA INSTRUCTIONS


BPA TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION
Step-By-Step Instructions
  1. Click here to see the BPA tournaments hosted by OTS organized by tournament date. Select the register button to get the tournament registration page.
  2. Click here to see all BPA tournament listings.
  3. To register for a tournament, enter your BPA sanction number and password for each PlayBPA tournament listing desired. PlayBPA will send you a registration email.
  4. Once payment is received by the tournament director, the director will officially accept your team into the tournament.
BPA ROSTER
Step-By-Step Instructions
  1. Go to the PlayBPA website to login. Select "Team Manager Actions" at the top of the page. Select link a team to your account if your team is not shown under My Teams.

  2. If your team is shown, select the "Go to Team Roster" next to your team name to enter your team's roster. The team roster does not need to be completed to register for BPA tournaments but must be completed before you play.

  3. Enter the players information. You can not use the same information for each player.

  4. When the roster is complete, select the "Click here for a printer-friendly version" at the top of the screen.

  5. Print and have each parent sign next to their player's name. The coach signs at the bottom of the page as team manager.

  6. Email the signed roster form and certificate of insurance to the tournament director at least (1) one week prior to the start of the tournament.

NSA Instructions


Frequently Asked Questions


OnTurf Sports provides more information to make the lives of the coaches, parents and players easier and the events more enjoyable.
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    OTS
    OnTurf Sports
  1. How are weather related announcements made?
  2. What is the cancellation and refund policy?
  3. When is the tournament schedule released?
  4. What is a 3 or 4 game format?
  5. When is payment required?
    BPA
    Baseball Players Association
  1. How do I sanction with IN BPA?
  2. How do I sanction with OH BPA?
  3. What are the BPA rules?
  4. Is BPA-Westpoint insurance required?
  5. Can we purchase weekend insurance?
TOURNAMENT FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WEATHER
All weather related announcements will be made through our twitter account @OnTurfSports. Please Note: The City of Columbia City has an ordinance that if a severe storm warning is issued for the area the park must be evacuated. The Columbia City police or fire department will notify us of this situation. This is a City enforced policy.

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WEATHER ISSUES
OnTurf Sports may adjust the format and location of the event based on weather conditions.

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
In order to provide each team fair play and an opponent, the schedule is final after it is posted to the website. A team that drops from the event after the schedule is final will forfeit all entry fees. There will be no exception to this policy. A $100 cancellation fee applies within 2 weeks before the first game if the schedule has not been released unless the tournament is full and closed. No refund of payment will be issued after the tournament has closed.
Cancellations due to weather or other issues will be refunded as described below:
Based on 3 or 4 game format
  • No Games Played 100% refund

  • 1 Game Played 50% refund

  • 2 Games Played No refund

Cancellations will be determined by the Event Director. If a team forfeits prior to the event being cancelled, no refund will be issued.

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TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
Tournament schedules are released no later than the Tuesday before the event. The individual that registered the team for the tournament will receive an email letting them know that the schedule is available. Online schedules will be available from the tournament listing. Tournament game results will be updated to the game schedule as quickly as possible during the tournament.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT
A 3 or 4 game format is the number of games a team should expect to play as long as the weather permits the full game schedule to be played. In the case of weather issues, the number of games may be changed to determine a tournament winner.

TOURNAMENT PAYMENT
Tournament payments are required to be received by OnTurf Sports three weeks before the tournament (Check or Credit Card). Within two weeks of the tournament, online payment through PayPal will be required to allow the schedule to be completed for all the teams. No PayPal account is required to use PayPal. When a tournament becomes full and closed, payment will be requested at that time. No refunds of payments will be issued after tournament has closed.

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BPA INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
Yes, BPA- Westpoint insurance is required to play in a BPA sanctioned event. Your one year proof of coverage will have the following minimums:
-General Liability Limts: $3 Million Each Occurence, $4 Million Aggregate and $1 Million Participant Legal Liability; and
-Accidental / Medical Coverage: $100,000; and
-Sexual Abuse Liability: $100,000; and
-Damage to Rented Premises: $300,000.
The certificate of insurance must indicate the coverage is for your team and must have valid dates.
NOTE: OnTurf Baseball League teams can purchase one year of BPA-Westpoint insurance for a discounted rate.

WEEKEND INSURANCE
Yes, weekend insurance will be purchased by the tournament director for you so that you do not have to buy BPA- Westpoint insurance to play in one tournament.
-The tournament fee has $25 built in for a team's weekend insurance for a single BPA tournament.
-If a team already has BPA- Westpoint insurance, the team receives an instant $25 discount on the tournament entry fee.
-Contact OnTurf Sports to arrange this purchase of this insurance more than one week in advance of the tournament.

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