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Great Smoky Mountain Senior Classic - Ring Tournament

July 21-26, 2020
Maryville, Loudon & Knoxville, TN

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2020 ISSA Great Smoky Mountain Senior Classic  



The 65s, 70s and 75s will play on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, July 21-23, 2020 and all others play July 24-26, 2020 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).  The ISSA/Mike Macenko Home Run Derby will be Friday night at 5:00pm at Sandy Springs Park in Maryville.


Maryville, TN at Everett Park and Sandy Springs Park, Loudon at Municipal Park and in Knoxville, TN at Caswell Park and Knox County Softball Complex and other Parks as needed.




It is estimated that over 140 teams from throughout the United States will be attending to compete for the "Smoky" championship in their division.  Teams should check the "Address of Venues" page for the park where their division will be playing.  Divisions will play in Knoxville at Caswell Park and Knox County Softball Complex and in Maryville at Sandy Springs and Everett Parks and others..   

Ticket Prices: Admission to all venues is FREE.


No charge for parking, adequate parking is available at the parks.

Managers Meeting: The managers for the 65+, 70+ and 75+ teams can check in on Monday night at 7:00pm at the Host Hotel or check-in about one-half hour before their first scheduled game on Tuesday at their park.  Other managers will meet on Thursday, June 6th at 7:00 PM at the same Host Hotel in Knoxville .  All managers should review the 2020 ISSA Rules and Information page posted on the ISSA Website before coming to the Park. Managers should bring their Roster Waiver Form to the meeting along with their completed Hotel Use Form. 

Team Check-in:

On preliminary play day at the ball park, senior men's teams check-in together. A valid government photo ID (drivers license) is needed to check-in.  All Managers should bring a copy of their ISSA Roster Waiver duly signed by all the players to the team check-in.

Tournament Seeding:

The tournament staff will place the teams in brackets and prepare the preliminary schedule which will be posted on the website approximately three days prior to the tournament. The preliminary game record will be used to seed your team into the double elimination finals. The exact format will depend on the number of teams in each division.

First Game: Pool play games for all ages will begin at 8:00am.  Most divisions will end on Thursday or Sunday afternoon and the Awards Ceremony will immediately follow the final game. (Some smaller divisions could conclude eariler.)

Tournament Director:

RB Thomas, Jr.  571-436-9704

9114 I-Beam Lane, Manassas, VA 20110


Entry Deadline: Most divisions will reach field capacity early and close to new entries very early.  Any team desiring to enter should submit the online entry form early and pay the entry fee to reserve a spot.  The tournament will close when the number of paid entries reaches the field capacity.  Entry fee is due when entering.  

Rosters Due: The ISSA Roster Form must be submitted online.  Signed Roster Waiver must be turned in at the ID Check-in with original player signatures.  Players arriving late can sign at the check-in or prior to their first game provided their name was on the roster.

Divisions of Play:

Teams will be placed in age/skill level divisions using their ISSA Rating and verified by the tournament staff. Divisions could be combined if necessary.  It is the tournament staff's desire to provide all teams with a competitive experience resulting in a quality tournament experience. 


The entry fee for all Men's Senior classifications is $550.00.  Pay online or make checks payable to ISSA and mail to the Tournament Director for receipt prior to closing.






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