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OVERVIEW
Softball tournaments will welcome a maximum of 120 teams, or about 1400 athletes from around the world. There will be four categories: Fast Pitch, Women’s Slow Pitch, Men’s Slow Pitch and Mixed Slow Pitch. These categories will be subdivided.

DATES
• Sunday, 30 July 2006
• Monday, 31 July 2006
• Tuesday, 1 August 2006
• Wednesday, 2 August 2006
• Thursday, 3 August 2006
• Friday, 4 August 2006

SANCTIONED BY
The tournament will be sanctioned by Softball Québec, member of Softball Canada.

RULES
The tournament will use Softball Canada rules, including variations made by the Montréal 2006 Organising Committee. We will soon post details on these rules, which will be based on those used by the Canadian championships. To order a manual, please contact Softball Québec at 514-252-3061 ext. 3517
.

COMPETITION FORMAT
A team can register for only one of the following categories:

Divisions
Categories
Fast Pitch
Women - Grade A - Competitive
Slow Pitch
Women - Grade A - Competitive
Slow Pitch
Women - Grade B - Recreational
Slow Pitch
Men - Grade A - Advanced Competitive
Slow Pitch
Men - Grade B - Competitive
Slow Pitch
Men - Grade C - Recreational
Slow Pitch
Mixed - Grade C - Recreational

If fewer than five teams are registered in a given category, it may be grouped with another category. Mixed teams must include at least three women.

The competition will be held in two parts:

During the round robin tournament, each team must play a minimum of five games.

Description of Divisions:

Fast Pitch
The pitcher can do a full rotation of the arm. The hand must be below the hip and the wrist cannot be farther from the body than the elbow when the ball is released.
Slow Pitch
The ball must be thrown underhanded, at a moderate speed. The hand must be below the hip. The ball must follow an arc, between 6 and 12 feet from the ground (1.83 and 3.66 metres).

COMPETITION SCHEDULE
The schedule will be posted here after the close of the registration period in April 2006.

REFEREES AND OFFICIALS
Information available soon.

ACCREDITATION
During the accreditation, participants from Canada will be required to show government-issued identification with a photo. For athletes from all other countries, a passport will be the preferred form of identification. Furthermore, every participant will be required to provide his or her participant number.


MEDALS
Every participant in the 1
st World Outgames Montréal 2006 will receive a participation medal. Teams that finish in first, second and third place in each of the divisions listed above will receive additional medals.

ORGANISING COMMITTEE
The organising committee will be composed of:

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29 Jul 2006
29 Jul 2006
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