Team Information

Are you a player, coach, or umpire, joining us this season? This information is for you!

Packages

Player Package

  • 2 Professional CASV Baseball Jerseys (White and Navy)
  • CASV Baseball Cap
  • 2 Pairs of Socks
  • CASV Warm up Jacket
  • Three meals a day in the Player Pavilion
  • Air-Conditioned Bunkhouse
  • Ticket to the National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Induction into The Cooperstown Youth Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Hall of Fame Ring
  • Uniform Laundry Service (Day 2 thru Day 5)
  • Secondary Team Insurance
  • 7 Tournament Games (Weather Permitting)

Coach Package

  • 2 CASV Polo Shirts
  • CASV Scout Jacket
  • CASV Baseball Cap
  • Three meals a day
  • Air-Conditioned Bunkhouse
  • Ticket to the National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Hall of Fame Ring
  • Team Uniform Laundry Service (Day 2 thru Day 5)
  • Secondary Team Insurance
  • 7 Tournament Games (Weather Permitting) 

Umpire Package

  • 2 CASV Umpire Polo Shirts
  • CASV Pullover
  • CASV Umpire Baseball Cap
  • Ticket to the National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Hall of Fame Ring
  • Umpire Ball Bag

TEAM LAUNDRY

After the Opening Ceremonies and Skills Competition, it’s Pizza Party Time! Between Noon and 6 p.m. on Opening Day, you can order Pizza, Chicken Fingers, and more, to be delivered to your team’s Bunkhouse. You can order by going to the Tavern restaurant speak to a guest representative. (Tavern is located on the east side of the promenade)

PIN TRADING

Pin trading is an activity that players look forward to while at Cooperstown All Star Village. We recommend each player bring enough pins to trade (75-100 pins) with all the other teams, Umpires, our Staff and local merchants.

We offer Pin Towels and Pin Bags in the Cooperstown Shop to proudly display your collection! Are you going into Cooperstown to visit the shops and the Baseball Hall of Fame? Bring a few pins and trade with players from other camps in the area.

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Important Forms

* Player Forms that need to be completed for March 1st: Medical Form, Medication Form, CASV Release Form (signatures by a coach, parent, and player on page 2), Parental Authorization and Consent Form, CASV Commitment To Transfer, Birth Cerificate and Park Rules (signatures by a coach, parent and player on page 2).

* Team Roster Form must be filled out and submitted with a second deposit.
* Coach and Umpire Apparel Form and Players Apparel Form must be filled out and submitted by March 1st.
* Coach Release Form and Resume Form are due by March 1st.

Umpire Forms

* Umpires must complete the umpire application and CASV release form and submit these by March 1st.

Please complete all the necessary forms and mail to:

Cooperstown All Star Village
P.O Box 670
Cooperstown, NY 13820

Any questions regarding these forms please feel free to contact us at 800-327-6790, ext. 102 or email us at  [email protected].

Team Dining

TEAM MEALS MENU*

  • Breakfast is served from 5:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Day 2 thru Day 6
  • Lunch is served from 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Day 2 thru Day 6
  • Dinner is served 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Day 2 thru Day 5
  • Dinner is served 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Day 6 only

*Menu is subject to change

As part of your team package, players and coaches will enjoy three meals daily starting on Day 2 through 6. 

Opening Day 1: All Players, Coaches, and Umpires will enjoy a free summer BBQ at the 50 State area. 

PIZZA PARTY

After the Opening Ceremonies and Skills Competition, it’s Pizza Party Time! Between Noon and 6 p.m. on Opening Day, you can order Pizza, Chicken Fingers, and more, to be delivered to your team’s Bunkhouse. You can order by going to the Tavern restaurant speak to a guest representative. (Tavern is located on the east side of the promenade)

Day 2 through Day 6 – Breakfast

Scrambled Eggs – Scrambled Eggs with Ham – French Toast Sticks – Home Fried Potatoes – Bacon – Pork Sausage Links White and Wheat Toast – Bagels – Juice – Milk – Fresh Fruit

Day 2 – All American Day

LUNCH: Chicken Patty – Hamburgers – Pasta Salad – Salad and Sandwich Bar
DINNER: Macaroni & Cheese – Hot dogs – Baked Beans – Mixed Vegetables –  Salad Bar

Day 3 – Asian Day

LUNCH: Beef & Broccoli – Spring Roll – White Rice – Salad and Sandwich Bar
DINNER: Vegetable Stir Fry – Sesame Chicken – Fried Rice – Snap Peas – Salad Bar

Day 4 – Mexican Day

LUNCH: Nachos & Cheese – Rice & Beans – Chicken Fajitas – Salad and Sandwich bar
DINNER: Beef or Chicken Taco Bar w/Soft or Hard Shells – Mexican Rice – Street Corn – Salad Bar

Day 5 – Italian Day

LUNCH: Meatball or Sausage Subs – Pasta with Marinara Sauce – Salad and Sandwich Bar
DINNER: Meat Lasagna – Stuffed Rigatoni – Garlic Bread – Green Beans – Salad Bar

Day 6 – Comfort Food Day

LUNCH: Chicken Nuggets – Fish Sticks – Shoe String Fries – Salad & Sandwich Bar
DINNER: Chicken & Biscuits – Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy – Beef & Pasta – Peas & Carrots – Salad Bar

*Moving In and Moving out Days: NO MEALS SERVED at the Player Pavilion

Salad Bar – Day 2 through Day 6

Mixed greens – Cucumbers – Carrots – Grape Tomatoes – Black Olives – Shredded Cheese Cottage Cheese – Croutons – Fruit Dressings: Ranch – Lite Italian – French

Sandwich Bar – Day 2 through Day 6

Shredded Lettuce – Sliced Tomatoes – Sliced Onions – Black Olives – Ham – Turkey American, Swiss & Provolone Cheese – Pickle Spears Condiments: Mayonnaise – Mustard – BBQ Sauce – Ketchup

Special Dietary Needs

If your child has special dietary needs, please go to the Hostess Stand at the Tavern Restaurant and ask to speak to someone about our special menus.

They are available on Opening Day between the hours of 11 am and 3 pm.

Missing a meal?

Is your team going to completely miss a scheduled meal due to a rain delay or a game running longer that expected? Contact our Baseball Administrator to make arrangements for a boxed meal to be prepared for your team.

Our concession stands are open 30-minutes prior to the start of the first game and will remain open until 30 minutes after the end of the last game. You can purchase breakfast sandwiches, donuts, bagels, coffee, pizza, burgers, hot dogs and other snacks throughout the day. There are also vending machines inside and outside of the Player Village that contain soda, Gatorade and water.

Monster Milk Shakes!

Baseball…Pin Trading…Monster Shakes! The Cooperstown All Star Village Triple Play! Part of the experience at CASV are our delicious and refreshing Monster Shakes! 

It’s worth the wait!

Located: Outside Gift Shop

TOURNAMENT ITINERARY

[Subject to change, please check our information boards daily upon your arrival]

Opening Day

9 a.m.
Coaches Registration Open

 

Registration at the Promenade

9 a.m. – 12 P.M.
Medical Check-in

 

Team Medical Check-in Player Pavilion behind Tavern

11 a.m.
Tavern and Overlook at Babe’s Bar
12 p.m.
Bunkhouses Open

All bunkhouse entrances

12:30 p.m – 4 p.m.
Medical check-in

Team medical Check-in Infirmary in Players Village

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
All-American Barbecue at the Fifty State Arena

 

Only the Players, Coaches and Umpires are allowed. (Please note: No meals will be served in the player pavilion on this day).

PARENTS: Please go to The Tavern order your “post Skills Competition” Pizza, Chicken Nuggets and mozzarella sticks for your team. These meals will be delivered to the Bunkhouses after the teams return to their bunkhouses.

3:30 p.m.
Head coaches meeting

 

Mandatory head coaches meeting at the Player Dining Pavilion.

4:30 p.m.

All parents and guests must leave the Player Village area.

5 p.m.
Mandatory fire drill

 

Players, coaches, and umpires must be in their bunkhouses to participate in the mandatory fire drill.

Players will need to have their equipment ready to bring with them to the opening ceremonies at the conclusion of the fire drill.

5 p.m.
Opening Ceremonies Parade and Skills Competition

 

Players, coaches, and umpires assemble in full uniform at the 50 States Tent with all equipment to line up for the Opening Ceremonies Parade of Teams and Skills Competition. Skills competition and Skills competition finals to be held after opening ceremonies. Opening Ceremonies – Patton Field #28

5:45 p.m.
Player Introductions 

Player Introductions Patton Field #28

After Skills Competition
Bunkhouse Pizza Party!

 

11 p.m.
Lights out

 

Day 2 – Day 3

5:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
 Breakfast

 Breakfast served for the players, coaches and umpires at the Player Dining Pavilion.

9:00 a.m.

Standings will be posted at the information booths throughout the village.

11 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Lunch

Lunch served for the players, coaches and umpires at the Player Dining Room.

4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Dinner

 

Dinner served for the players, coaches and umpires at the Player Dining Room.

7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Free Time

Large arcade center, pin trading, games and more in the Fifty State Arena.

11 p.m.
Lights out

Day 4

5:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
 Breakfast

Breakfast served for the players, coaches and umpires at the Player Dining Pavilion.

9:00 a.m.

Standings will be posted at the information booths throughout the village.

11 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Lunch

Lunch served for the players, coaches and umpires at the Player Dining Room.

4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Dinner

 

Dinner served for the players, coaches and umpires at the Player Dining Room.

7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Free Time

Large arcade center, pin trading, games and more in the Fifty State Arena.

TBD

Mandatory Coaches Tournament Seeding Meeting in Players Dining Pavilion.

11 p.m.
Lights out

Day 5

5:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
 Breakfast

Breakfast served for the players, coaches and umpires at the Player Dining Pavilion.

10:00 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Ring sizing

Ring sizing in Baseball Operations Office.

11 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Lunch

Lunch served for the players, coaches and umpires at the Player Dining Room.

4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Dinner

 

Dinner served for the players, coaches and umpires at the Player Dining Room.

11 p.m.
Lights out

Day 6

5:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
 Breakfast

Breakfast served for the players, coaches and umpires at the Player Dining Pavilion.

11 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Lunch

Lunch served for the players, coaches and umpires at the Player Dining Room.

4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Dinner

 

Dinner served for the players, coaches and umpires at the Player Dining Room.

4 p.m.

Coaches, players and umpires assemble, in full uniform (blues) at the 50 State Tent for the closing ceremonies.

5 p.m.
Closing Ceremonies Commence
7 p.m.
CTC Championship game begins.
9:45 p.m.
Fireworks Display (Weather Permitting).
11 p.m.
Lights out

BASEBALL RULES AT CASV

  • All 12 fields are designed for 12u standards: Field dimensions are 50-foot pitching distance, 70-foot base paths, 8-foot-high fences and 200- foot fences.
  • Age requirements: Players must be 12u and cannot turn 13 before May 1st of the tournament year that you are attending.
  • All games will be six innings, with an 8-run mercy rule after four innings. Base runners will be allowed to lead off.
  • The use of all tobacco products is prohibited.

Ground Rules

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Prior to each game, field umpires will review the rules and official lineup cards with both head coaches. The home team is required to keep the official score book.

All games in POOL PLAY are 6 Inning games (Weather Permitting). No extra innings.

PITCHER: Once the starting pitcher is removed, they cannot re-enter as a pitcher.

No pitching restrictions; please take into consideration the health and safety of your players. (Coaches are most important protector of the health of their athletes. CASV is not responsible for monitoring innings pitched per player during the tournament)

Balks

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Balks will be called following Major League Rules. Additionally, there will be NO BALK WARNINGS. Per baseball rules, all balks called will be delayed dead balls.

Batting Order

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A team may bat straight 9 players or decide to bat all players listed on the roster and make free defensive substitutions.

If a player or players are injured; Coaches must not list them on the line-up card and must discuss this at the plate meeting before the game with umpires and opposing coach.

When a player who has left the game is scheduled to bat and no legal substitutes are available, an out shall be declared for each turn at-bat.

Re-entry Rule: Position starters may re-enter in the same offensive spot once.

Substitutes cannot re-enter the game once they have been removed.

A COURTESY RUNNER can be used for the catcher and pitcher, you must use a player not in the current lineup or your last recorded out.

Whenever a tag play is evident, a runner must slide or seek to avoid contact with the fielder and/or catcher.

Malicious contact shall supersede all obstruction penalties. The runner shall be called out and may be ejected from the game at the umpire’s discretion.

Pre-game and In-game Ground Rules

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Teams may begin pre-game warm-ups 15 minutes prior to game time in the outfield.

All players warming up before games must be 10-feet in-front of the foul lines.

Team equipment must remain inside the dugouts while the ball is in play.

All areas within the walls of the fields are in play except for the dugouts and spectator areas.

Pitchers must warm up outside the gates of the field.

In the case where a game is forced into a rain delay by the umpire, teams are to remain in their designated dugout until notified by a Cooperstown All Star Director. Emergency evacuations decisions made by CASV management supoerseed all decisions by on-field personnel. 

Dress Code

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Coaches must wear their CASV provided shirt and CASV hat during all games.

Players must wear only CASV provided uniforms. Additionally, jerseys must be tucked in at all times during games.

Players must bring and use only plain white baseball pants. Any colored belt is allowed.

No metal spikes.

No exposed jewelry.

CASV Expects Sportsmanship

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Promote good sportsmanship both on and off the field:

Coaches, please remind your players to respect the upkeep and beauty of the baseball fields. After each game, please pick up your trash so the next team can start their game on time.

Please ask players to replace all divots made on the field.

Should any player or coach take part in any fighting, those individuals shall be ejected from the tournament immediately.

Should any member of the team subsequently become involved in a second incident of fighting, the entire team shall be ejected from the tournament.

Any player ejected from a game will be suspended from three consecutive games.

Any coach ejected from a game will be removed from the premises for the remainder of the tournament and may not return as a spectator.

Pre-game Team Information

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Teams will be assigned field thirty minutes before game time.

Coaches will receive their schedule for games during registration.

RAIN DELAYS: Coaches will be given CASV communication phone numbers and texting numbers. Coaches are responsible to contact their team and families when games have been rescheduled.

The home and away positions will be predetermined.

Batting practice must be held inside the batting cages at all times.

All coaches must abide by the batting cage/practice field schedules.

Notice for All Teams

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All teams must supply helmets, practice baseballs, bats, catching gear, white pants, safety equipment and line-up cards.

See section on Illegal bats. No wooden bats are allowed for 12U games.
Please use this link to find a list of USSSA banned bats – 2022 CASV Banned Bats List

It is required that every player wear a double earflap protective helmet while batting, on deck, in the coach’s boxes and running bases.

CASV is not responsible for any personal items brought to the CASV property. Outside coolers with drinks and food are NOT permitted at the games in the dugouts. Outside food and beverages of any kind (except for bottle water) are not permitted on Cooperstown All Star Village property, in accordance with the NYS Department of Health.

Restricted Bats

Cooperstown All Star Village 2022 Bat Rules:

 

  • Barrel diameter must be between 2 ¼ – 2 ¾ 
  • Have the new OR old permanent USSSA Stamp on its taper OR
  • Have a certified .50 BBCOR stamp OR
  • Be a Wood Bat OR
  • Have the USA Baseball stamp
  • ALL of the above must be manufactured by an approved USSSA Bat Licensee OR include a USA Baseball stamp 
  • All Players must swing a bat no lighter than a drop 10 bat
  • Have the new permanent(2) USSSA Mark on its taper OR be a Qualified BBCOR bat(1) OR Be a Wood Bat
  • This applies to ALL Big Barrel Bats, including Coach Pitch bats
  • If a banned bat is found during gameplay the umpire will remove the bat
  • DemMarini Zen-5 bats are banned from gameplay, and are only allowed for the Home Run Derby
Please use this link to find a list of USSSA banned bats 
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