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WELCOME TO INDEPENDENT BASEBALL & SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS!
"IBST! FOR ALL THE RIGHT REASONS!"

 

This website is your premier site for equal playing field tournaments.  IBST is currently hosting tournaments in Chandler, Ft. Worth, Burleson, Haltom City, Farmersville, Waxahachie, and Forney.  If you are looking for competitive baseball or softball tournaments against teams on your level, then we are the source for you.  If you are looking to have a tournament hosted at your location, then please send an email to the address below.

 
independentbaseballtournaments@gmail.com
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS LISTED BELOW!
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ALL TEAMS WILL NOW MOVE UP FOR THE FOLLOWING
TOURNAMENTS TO THEIR 2018 AGE DIVISIONS! BASED ON
PLAYERS AGE AS OF MARCH 1st 2018!

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DECEMBER 16/17th = FEELING FESTIVE IN FORT WORTH! "A & AA"
DONATION EVENT!
 
This event will be a Saturday & Sunday event and will be held at FORT WORTH - YMCA SPORTS COMPLEX / 4320 ALTAMESA BLVD., FORT WORTH, TX 76133. This event is for "A & AA" Teams! Higher level teams may play up in age! As always we will do our best to work around requests.  Coaches will receive an email once schedules are posted with helpful information.  The email may go to your spam or junk folder, please check there if you do not receive it by Thursday.
CONTACT JAMES HELMS @ independentbaseballtournaments@gmail.com for more information!

REGISTRATION ENDS WEDNESDAY 12/13 AT 7:30 PM! GATE FEE MUST BE PAID BY WEDNESDAY
12/13 AT 8 PM!
$100 GATE FEE!
$50 FROM EACH TEAM WILL BE DONATED TO THE SALVATION ARMY TO USE
FOR TOYS, CLOTHES,AND BLANKETS THAT ARE NEEDED FOR THE HOLIDAYS!
FINAL ROSTERS WITH FIRST NAMES, LAST NAMES, AND JERSEY NUMBERS

WILL BE DUE BY FRIDAY 12/15 AT 4 PM FOR THIS EVENT!
6U MODIFIED $220 ENTRY FEE
7U $260 ENTRY FEE


8U COACH PITCH $260 ENTRY FEE
9U $320 ENTRY FEE
10U $320 ENTRY FEE

11U $330 ENTRY FEE
ATHENS REDNECKS
12U $330 ENTRY FEE

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WINTER LEAGUE - JANUARY AND FEBRUARY! "A & AA"
 
This will be held at FORT WORTH - YMCA SPORTS COMPLEX / 4320 ALTAMESA BLVD., FORT WORTH, TX 76133. This is for "A & AA" teams. Higher level teams may play up in age!
This will be a 9 Game Guarantee league. Each team will play 8 league games and then a single elimination tournament at the end of the season which will be seeded based on the league standings. 
(SATURDAY ONLY DATES ARE - JANUARY 13th - 2 GAMES PLAYED, JANUARY 20th - 1 GAME PLAYED, JANUARY 27th 2 GAMES PLAYED, FEBRUARY 3rd - 1 GAME PLAYED, FEBRUARY 10th - 2 GAMES PLAYED, FEBRUARY 17th - SINGLE ELIMINATION!) If we have weather related cancellations we will try to remake those games on the dates where we have only 1 game scheduled. Each game we are unable to play due to weather related issues will be refunded at 1/9th of the league fee.
(SUNDAY ONLY DATES ARE - JANUARY 14th - 2 GAMES PLAYED, JANUARY 21st - 1 GAME PLAYED, JANUARY 28th 2 GAMES PLAYED, FEBRUARY 4th - 1 GAME PLAYED, FEBRUARY 11th - 2 GAMES PLAYED, FEBRUARY 18th - SINGLE ELIMINATION!) If we have weather related cancellations we will try to remake those games on the dates where we have only 1 game scheduled. Each game we are unable to play due to weather related issues will be refunded at 1/9th of the league fee.
We will follow IBST tournament rules with the following exception: The 8 league play games will only allow pitchers to throw 9 outs in 1 day. The end of season single elimination tournament will follow IBST tournament 1 day pitching rules.
Rosters will be due by email by the end of the day on Monday January 8th. Rosters must include players first name, last name, and jersey number. Teams will be allowed to add a maximum of 2 players to the original roster during the course of the season. Final rosters will be frozen for the end of season tournament at the end of the day Monday February 12th.
PRICING WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:
5 & 6U - $765, 7 & 8U - $810, 9 & 10U, $855, 11 & 12U - $900
5U T-BALL - SATURDAYS ONLY
5U T-BALL SUNDAYS ONLY
6U MODIFIED - SATURDAYS ONLY
6U COACH PITCH - SUNDAYS ONLY
7U - SATURDAYS ONLY
FORT WORTH FORCE
8U - SUNDAYS ONLY
9U - SATURDAYS ONLY
10U - SUNDAYS ONLY
NTXBC DIRTBAGS
11U - SATURDAYS ONLY
12U - SUNDAYS ONLY
LONE STAR RENEGADES
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FEBRUARY 24/25th= BACK TO BASEBALL IN BURLESON "A & AA"
 
This event will be a Saturday & Sunday event and will be held at CHISENHALL FIELDS / 500 CHISENHALL PARK LANE, BURLESON, TX 76028.  This event is for "A & AA" level teams only. Higher level teams may play up in age group. As always we will do our best to work around requests.  Coaches will receive an email once schedules are posted with helpful information.  The email may go to your spam or junk folder, please check there if you do not receive it by Thursday. Age groups may have to be combined if not enough to stay pure age.
CONTACT JAMES HELMS @ independentbaseballtournaments@gmail.com for more information!
REGISTRATION ENDS WEDNESDAY 2/21 AT 7:30 PM! GATE FEE MUST BE PAID BY WEDNESDAY
2/21 AT 8 PM!
ONLY $60 GATE FEE!
FINAL ROSTERS WITH FIRST NAMES, LAST NAMES, AND JERSEY NUMBERS
WILL BE DUE BY FRIDAY FEBRUARY 23rd AT 4 PM!
5U T-BALL $240 ENTRY FEE
6U MODIFIED (OPEN) $240 ENTRY FEE
7U $280 ENTRY FEE


8U COACH PITCH $280 ENTRY FEE
9U $340 ENTRY FEE
10U $340 ENTRY FEE

11U $360 ENTRY FEE
12U $360 ENTRY FEE
14U $380 ENTRY FEE
15/16U $460 ENTRY FEE
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MARCH 17/18th= SPRING BLING IN BURLESON "A & AA" (RING EVENT)
 
This event will be a Saturday & Sunday event and will be held at CHISENHALL FIELDS / 500 CHISENHALL PARK LANE, BURLESON, TX 76028.  This event is for "A & AA" level teams only. Higher level teams may play up in age group. As always we will do our best to work around requests.  Coaches will receive an email once schedules are posted with helpful information.  The email may go to your spam or junk folder, please check there if you do not receive it by Thursday. Age groups may have to be combined if not enough to stay pure age.
CONTACT JAMES HELMS @ independentbaseballtournaments@gmail.com for more information!
REGISTRATION ENDS WEDNESDAY 3/14 AT 7:30 PM! GATE FEE MUST BE PAID BY WEDNESDAY
3/14 AT 8 PM!
$120 GATE FEE!
FINAL ROSTERS WITH FIRST NAMES, LAST NAMES, AND JERSEY NUMBERS
WILL BE DUE BY FRIDAY MARCH 16th AT 4 PM!
5U T-BALL $240 ENTRY FEE
6U MODIFIED $240 ENTRY FEE
TEXAS NATURALS
7U $280 ENTRY FEE


8U COACH PITCH $280 ENTRY FEE
8U KID PITCH (OPEN) $330 ENTRY FEE
9U $340 ENTRY FEE
10U $340 ENTRY FEE

11U $360 ENTRY FEE
12U $360 ENTRY FEE
14U $380 ENTRY FEE
15/16U $460 ENTRY FEE
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JUNE 23/24th= 4GG SUMMER SIZZLER IN BURLESON "A & AA"
4 GAMES GUARANTEED!
 
This event will be a Saturday & Sunday event and will be held at CHISENHALL FIELDS / 500 CHISENHALL PARK LANE, BURLESON, TX 76028.  This event is for "A & AA" level teams only. Higher level teams may play up in age group. As always we will do our best to work around requests.  Coaches will receive an email once schedules are posted with helpful information.  The email may go to your spam or junk folder, please check there if you do not receive it by Thursday. Age groups may have to be combined if not enough to stay pure age.
CONTACT JAMES HELMS @ independentbaseballtournaments@gmail.com for more information!
REGISTRATION ENDS WEDNESDAY 6/20 AT 7:30 PM! GATE FEE MUST BE PAID BY WEDNESDAY
6/20 AT 8 PM!
$140 GATE FEE!
FINAL ROSTERS WITH FIRST NAMES, LAST NAMES, AND JERSEY NUMBERS
WILL BE DUE BY FRIDAY JUNE 22nd AT 4 PM!
5U T-BALL $320 ENTRY FEE
6U MODIFIED $320 ENTRY FEE
6U COACH PITCH $400 ENTRY FEE
7U $400 ENTRY FEE


8U COACH PITCH $400 ENTRY FEE
8U KID PITCH (OPEN) $440 ENTRY FEE "SAME RULES AS 9U"
9U $460 ENTRY FEE
10U $460 ENTRY FEE

11U $480 ENTRY FEE
12U $480 ENTRY FEE
14U $520 ENTRY FEE
15/16U $600 ENTRY FEE
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JULY 21/22nd= TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS IN BURLESON "A & AA"
(RING EVENT)
 
This event will be a Saturday & Sunday event and will be held at CHISENHALL FIELDS / 500 CHISENHALL PARK LANE, BURLESON, TX 76028.  This event is for "A & AA" level teams only. Higher level teams may play up in age group. As always we will do our best to work around requests.  Coaches will receive an email once schedules are posted with helpful information.  The email may go to your spam or junk folder, please check there if you do not receive it by Thursday. Age groups may have to be combined if not enough to stay pure age.
CONTACT JAMES HELMS @ independentbaseballtournaments@gmail.com for more information!
REGISTRATION ENDS WEDNESDAY 7/18 AT 7:30 PM! GATE FEE MUST BE PAID BY WEDNESDAY
7/18 AT 8 PM!
$120 GATE FEE!
FINAL ROSTERS WITH FIRST NAMES, LAST NAMES, AND JERSEY NUMBERS
WILL BE DUE BY FRIDAY JULY 20th AT 4 PM!
5U T-BALL $240 ENTRY FEE
6U MODIFIED $240 ENTRY FEE
7U $280 ENTRY FEE


8U COACH PITCH $280 ENTRY FEE
8U KID PITCH (OPEN) $340 ENTRY FEE "SAME RULES AS 9U"
9U $340 ENTRY FEE
10U $340 ENTRY FEE

11U $360 ENTRY FEE
12U $360 ENTRY FEE
14U $380 ENTRY FEE
15/16U $460 ENTRY FEE
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JULY 28/29th= TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS IN BURLESON "ROOKIES"
(RING EVENT)
 
This event will be a Saturday & Sunday event and will be held at CHISENHALL FIELDS / 500 CHISENHALL PARK LANE, BURLESON, TX 76028.  This event is for "ROOKIES" level teams only. Higher level "AA" teams & LOWER LEVEL "AAA" teams may play up in age group. No high AAA and no Majors teams will be allowed! As always we will do our best to work around requests.  Coaches will receive an email once schedules are posted with helpful information.  The email may go to your spam or junk folder, please check there if you do not receive it by Thursday. Age groups may have to be combined if not enough to stay pure age.
CONTACT JAMES HELMS @ independentbaseballtournaments@gmail.com for more information!
REGISTRATION ENDS WEDNESDAY 7/25 AT 7:30 PM! GATE FEE MUST BE PAID BY WEDNESDAY
7/25 AT 8 PM!
$120 GATE FEE!
FINAL ROSTERS WITH FIRST NAMES, LAST NAMES, AND JERSEY NUMBERS
WILL BE DUE BY FRIDAY JULY 27th AT 4 PM!
5U T-BALL $240 ENTRY FEE
6U MODIFIED $240 ENTRY FEE
7U $280 ENTRY FEE


8U COACH PITCH $280 ENTRY FEE
8U KID PITCH (OPEN) $340 ENTRY FEE "SAME RULES AS 9U"
9U $340 ENTRY FEE
10U $340 ENTRY FEE

11U $360 ENTRY FEE
12U $360 ENTRY FEE
14U $380 ENTRY FEE
15/16U $460 ENTRY FEE
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AUGUST 25/26th= 2017 FINALE IN BURLESON "A & AA"
(WOOD BAT EVENT)
 
This event will be a Saturday & Sunday event and will be held at CHISENHALL FIELDS / 500 CHISENHALL PARK LANE, BURLESON, TX 76028.  This event is for "A & AA" level teams only. Higher level teams may play up in age group. As always we will do our best to work around requests.  Coaches will receive an email once schedules are posted with helpful information.  The email may go to your spam or junk folder, please check there if you do not receive it by Thursday. Age groups may have to be combined if not enough to stay pure age. We will not provide wood bats for this event. Teams will need to provide their own wood bats. Wood, bamboo, and wood composite only will be allowed!
CONTACT JAMES HELMS @ independentbaseballtournaments@gmail.com for more information!
REGISTRATION ENDS WEDNESDAY 8/22 AT 7:30 PM! GATE FEE MUST BE PAID BY WEDNESDAY
8/22 AT 8 PM!
$100 GATE FEE!
FINAL ROSTERS WITH FIRST NAMES, LAST NAMES, AND JERSEY NUMBERS
WILL BE DUE BY FRIDAY AUGUST 24th AT 4 PM!
5U MODIFIED $240 ENTRY FEE
6U COACH PITCH $280 ENTRY FEE
7U $280 ENTRY FEE


8U COACH PITCH $280 ENTRY FEE
8U KID PITCH (OPEN) $340 ENTRY FEE "SAME RULES AS 9U"
9U $340 ENTRY FEE
10U $340 ENTRY FEE

11U $360 ENTRY FEE
12U $360 ENTRY FEE
14U $380 ENTRY FEE
15/16U $460 ENTRY FEE
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MORE TOURNAMENTS TO BE LISTED SOON!!
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ALL TOURNAMENTS WILL ONLY AWARD 12 1st PLACE PRIZES & 12 2nd PLACE PRIZES! IF MORE ARE
NEEDED THEN YOU CAN ORDER MORE FOR THE COST OF THE AWARD!
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LOCATIONS AND ADDRESSES:
 
   
CHANDLER - WINCHESTER PARK  /  1123 FARM TO MARKET 315, CHANDLER, TX 75758
WAXAHACHIE - OPTIMIST FIELDS / 219 PATRICK STREET, WAXAHACHIE, TX 75165
 
HALTOM CITY - BROADWAY PARK / 4839 BROADWAY AVE, HALTOM CITY, TX 76117
HALTOM CITY - LITTLE FOSSIL PARK / 4412 HADLEY ST, HALTOM CITY, TX 76117
 
FORT WORTH - YMCA SPORTS COMPLEX / 4320 ALTAMESA BLVD., FORT WORTH, TX 76133
 
BURLESON - CHISENHALL FIELDS / 500 CHISENHALL PARK LANE, BURLESON, TX 76028

WAXAHACHIE - WAXAHACHIE SPORTS COMPLEX / 151 BROADHEAD ROAD , WAXAHACHIE, TX 75165
FORNEY - MULBERRY PARK / 751 S BOIS D ARC STREET, FORNEY, TX 75126
 
 
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 WE DO NOT ACCEPT PAYMENT BY CHECK!!

Coaches and Managers remember to

1) Show proof of insurance       2) Turn in Roster,

 3) Show copies of birth certificates     4) Pay Entry Fee

before your FIRST GAME! ALL MUST BE DONE AT LEAST 30 MINUTES BEFORE
YOUR FIRST GAME!


THANKS,


James Helms - Founder - IBST - 972-674-0531
Wendell Helms - Director / Special Advisor
 
Lee Gonzalez - Head Director
 
Daniel Winford - Director
 
Baldemar Vargas - Director
 
Tony Giese - Director
 
Tim Chism - Director
 
Everett Johnson - Director 
 
Kris Helms - Insurance / High School Director
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
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