Violation of these policies are grounds for sanctions including immediate
disqualification of the coach and/or entire team.
Although we have listed the most
common park rules, many city-owned parks have other local rules. It
is the sole responsibility of each team, coach, player and fan to familiarize
themselves with all park rules.
Please abide by the
following policies which are for your safety and the safety of others.
GRIMES PARK is an ALCOHOL-FREE
No alcoholic beverages are allowed.
NO COOLERS are allowed,
except for SMALL SOFT-SIDED COOLERS FOR RAGS ONLY. NO LARGE COOLERS
WILL BE ALLOWED
FIREARMS are strictly prohibited.
NO PETS are allowed.
TOBACCO is allowed in Designated Areas
ABUSIVE or VULGAR language is not
NO Skateboards, Bicycles, Scooters, Roller Blades or Roller Skates
PARK FIELD POLICY
NO ONE will be allowed to take live batting practice, pick-up games
or home run derbies on
unoccupied fields unless advance permission is obtained.
If any team or player is caught, the team will be subject to
disqualification from playing in the tournament
and forfeiture of their entry fee.
NO ONE will be allowed to throw, bounce, kick or hit a ball of any
kind against the exterior walls of the Championship Field
Metal Cleats are not allow on portable mounds
in several of the parks where we play.
Coaches are responsible for the actions
of their team, players and fans.
DO NOT ALLOW
YOUR PLAYERS to use an unoccupied field for warm-up, batting
practice, pick-up games or home run derby games.
FOR FIELD SAFETY, all coaches, equipment
and players are expected to be in the dugout during games.
One coach may occupy the third base
coach's box and one coach may occupy the first base coach's box
when his team is hitting. Two players are allowed out of
the dugout when their team is hitting, the hitter and the hitter
When the team is in the field, no
one is allowed out of the dugout except a coach who will be
allowed just outside the dugout against the fence or sitting to
give the pitching signs to the catcher.
Keep all equipment inside the dugout
NO INFIELD practice before the game.
Stay off the infield until game time.
NO BATTING practice before a
game except with the use of whiffle balls
Never soft-toss into the fence. Bring a portable net to hit into or
hit whiffle balls into the outfield.
Do not allow your players to dig holes into the