The Capital City Invite is a 'Stay to Play' event
Triple Crown Baseball is excited to present the Capital City Invitational, one of the most competitive early spring tournaments on the East Coast in Richmond, VA, for 2023. This is an invite-only tournament for the region's most competitive teams. Any team wishing to play that was not invited must submit a `Request an Invite` form: CLICK HERE! Triple Crown event directors will be inviting top teams from Virginia with a couple of spots available for teams from NC, PA, MD, OH, NY and NJ.
Notes: This is a stay to play event. Partner Hotels will be added in the month of October. Make sure to book your rooms early to get the best available rates. This also ensures you a better chance to stay in the hotel of your choice.
This is an INVITE ONLY tournament. Any team wishing to play that was not invited must submit a `Request an Invite` form.
Event Format: 4-Game Guarantee. Pool Play to Modified Double Elimination Championship. Potentially a maximum of eight games may be played throughout the weekend, given 12 teams in an age group.
Awards: Champions receive a $500 voucher towards the 2023 Summer Nationals in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Age Cutoff Date: May 1
Important Information: Please submit your signed Triple Crown roster online prior to your first game. Each team must carry a packet of birth certificates throughout tournament. Bring your own baseballs, two new and one used baseball per game. You will get your baseballs back after each game.
Lodging Policy: Teams are required to stay with one of Triple Crowns lodging partners for a minimum of 10 room nights. If you are within 75 miles from Richmond you are considered local and there is no requirements. If you are outside of 75 miles and choose to stay in alternative lodging, there will be a $300 surcharge.
Game Times Available: Monday, March 27 after 6 p.m. ET
Pitching and base distances for this event: 13's & 14's will play 60'-90'; 11's-12's will play 50'-70'; 9's-10's will play 46'-65' (NOTE: real baseball for the 9U and 10U divisions -- steals, leadoffs, etc).
Saturday - All age groups will have their two pool play games completed in the first three time slots in the morning. Bracket play will begin immediately following the last pool play game in each age group (weather pending). There is a possibility of playing four games and being eliminated this day.
Sunday - Bracket play will continue on Sunday
2022 Champions (61 teams)
9u -- Stars Baseball Parsons (Haymarket, VA)
10u -- Five Star VB Jones (Virginia Beach, VA)
11u -- Rawlings A's Dawson Severn, MD)
12u -- Stars Baseball Arnold (Haymarket, VA)
13u -- Stars Baseball Colangelo (Haymarket, VA)
14u -- Gambrills Athletics (Severn, MD)
2021 Champions (60 teams):
9u -- Ironbridge Academy (Moseley, VA)
10u -- Olney Pirates (Severna Park, MD)
11u -- Stars Baseball Caperton (Manassas, VA)
12u -- RockIt Sports Saunders (Richmond, VA)
13u -- Virginia Seminoles Fletcher (Richmond, VA)
14u -- Dirty South Virginia Venom (Midlothian, VA)
9u -- Western Tidewater Rage
10u -- NCDB Rivercats Sandlot
11u -- Olney Pirates
13u -- HDRL
14u -- Virginia Arsenal
DOES BEING PENCILED IN GUARANTEE A SPOT?
No, being penciled-in shows that your team is interested in attending. Only a paid registration in full guarantees your spot into the event. It is recommended if your team is serious about participating in this event to pay your registration fee early to guarantee your spot. This event will sell out.
HOW DO WE COMPLETE THE ONLINE DIGITAL ROSTER?
Whomever has access to your team's Triple Crown Account can log in and click on the roster tab. Add all the players names and birthdates with the parent contact information (name, number and email). Once the roster is complete, click the “Send Parent Authorization” button and it will send out the digital waivers to the parents to sign allowing their son/daughter to participate in the event. Any player that does not have the parent waiver signed, will not be allowed to participate.
DO YOU ALLOW FOR PARTIAL PAYMENTS (A DEPOSIT)
Partial payments are not accepted for the Capital City Invitational. To guarantee your spot in the tournament it is recommended to pay at the time of registration.
WHAT IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE?
Capital City is an invite only event. Teams must be invited by a Triple Crown Representative
or request and invite through the file below. A paid registration in full, a completed online digital roster (no paper rosters), and your team has booked lodging with a partner property inside the Triple Crown block (Stay to Play event) or submit the lodging BUYOUT fee.
DO WE NEED TO PAY UMPIRES AT THE PLATE?
No, umpires are including in the team tournament entry fee.
A 20% non-refundable administration fee will be charged on all registrations.
There are no refunds or transfers if brackets have been posted, your age division is sold out or if a team cancels 10 or fewer days prior to the start of the event.
Otherwise, if a team cancels 11 days or more prior to the event start date, they may transfer the registration to another Triple Crown Baseball headquartered event for full value or receive a refund via check minus the 20% administration fee.
If an age division does not make you will be entitled to a full refund.
Act of God Refund Policy
If an event is lost due to weather or any Act of God (i.e. COVID-19), the entry fee will be refunded via check minus the 20% administration fee.
If one game is played you will receive 50% of entry fee. If two or more games are played there is no refund.