Catawba Meadows Challenge (RINGS) 9/28/2013 - 9/29/2013


This is a United States Specialty Sports Association event, (USSSA),  qualifying teams to the USSSA State Tournament. Entry is open to all A, AA, AAA, and Major teams’ 7u-16u. Each team will receive 3 coach’s passes.

Tournament Contact Information
Director Steve Ledford 828 279-6018

Tournament Format

The tournament format for this event will vary depending on number of teams and field space.  Championship brackets are based on results from all pool play games, not classification.

Schedules Published and Notifications
Schedules are posted at 10:00 PM on Wednesday the Week of the Tournament.

Please check the schedule for changes and especially during inclement weather.

Coaches and Spectators will be able to get scores sent to your phone or email. In order to get the updates you must click on the Schedule Page and Choose Sign Up Scores.

Pool Play begins Saturday at 9:00 AM.
Single Elimination Bracket Begins Sunday at 9:00 AM

Crossfire Ministries Worship Service at approximately 10:45 on SUNDAY.

Championship Games Sunday at 3:00 PM (TENTATIVE)

8u - 12u is 4 game guarantee with no "bye" protection.

13U and UP is 3 game guarantee.

Entry Fee Payment
6U-8U $200
9U-12U $350
13U-14U $375
15U-18U $400

If your Team Drops out after 8:00 PM Tuesday the week of the event you are Charged a $250 Administrative Drop Fee.

Champion Awards
Berth to the State Tournament
Team Award
Individual Award

Runner Up Awards
Berth to the State Tournament
Team Award
Individual Award

Please Make Checks Payable to
Mountain Sports
42 Change Up Dr.

Canton, NC 28716

Playing Request
You must put your request in the system before 5:00 PM on Monday before event.  Verbal and Text requests are not guaranteed.  Coaches we will do our best to honor your playing request. If we see any problems or a consistent pattern with your request you will be notified.

Online Check-In

Online Check-in is now available for this event.

What is Online Check-in?

Online Check-in eliminates the need for your team to show up in person before your first game by allowing you to complete the check-in process online. You will be required to upload .pdf files or images to the secure sincSports cloud. The event will determine which documents are required.

There is a $20 non-refundable fee.

You must scan documents or take digital photos to complete this process. We will help you through the rest! Please click the link below to begin:

Begin Online Check-in


The Catawba Meadows Challenge is providing coaches, friends, and family with an opportunity to get stats sent to their phone via text message as they are added during the event. Sign up to get game scores sent right to your phone by clicking here.

Mountain Sports LOGO on LEFT
You can always click on the Mountain Sports Logo on the Left to get back to the Baseball Home Page
We've enhanced our tournament services to help make your participation in our event more interactive and enjoyable. 

You can sign up for messaging to keep up with pitching records and scores of games you can't attend.  Your family and friends at home can also keep up with your results.

Of course, we'll be posting the scores online ASAP and will show the standings and tie-breakers as the tournament progresses.

Keep your eye on this column for the latest updates.