2021 Tournament Information

2021 National Wiffle League Association Tournament Information Sheet

OFFICIAL EVENT NAME

2021 NWLA National Tournament

CITY OF EVENT

Indianapolis, Indiana

REPORT DATE

Friday, September 17, 2021

TOURNAMENT DATES

Saturday, September 18 and Sunday, September 19, 2021

COMPETITION VENUES

Mary Bryan Elementary School, 4355 E Stop 11 Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46237

The Dirtyard, 1117 W Epler Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46217.

HOST

National Wiffle League Assocation Tournament and Circle City Wiffle

NWLA TOURNAMENT HOST COMMITTEE

Brendan Dudas (CCW)

Jake Davey (WILL)

Rudy Lyon (CCW)

Sam Skibbe (SWBL)

Trent Steffes (MNWA)

Justin Tomkins (OCWA)

LOCAL ORGANIZERS

Brendan Dudas, (M) (317) 459-2538, (E) brendandudas@gmail.com

Rudy Lyon

RECOMMENDED AIRPORT

Indianapolis International Airport (IND), Indianapolis, Indiana

TEAMS DRIVING TO INDIANAPOLIS

Please make sure your travel information (expected arrival time) is communicated.

OFFICIAL TEAM ACCOMMODATIONS

information coming soon.

NWLA TOURNAMENT WEB SITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA

www.NWLATournament.com

linktr.ee/NWLATournament

Official Social Media Hashtag: #RoadToTheDirtyard

TEAM CHECK-IN

Upon arrival to the tournament all teams must check in at the  HQ tent to fill out paperwork, receive t-shirts, and ​go over weekend procedures.

HOME RUN DERBY

Friday night -- 7:00 pm start.

Each team will nominate one player to participate. More format information is TBD based on number of participants in town on Friday night.​

TOURNAMENT FORMAT

View schedule here

Pool Play: The 18 teams will be split into 6 hubs of 3 teams. Each team will play their hub mates once, then each team will be ranked 1, 2, or 3 in their hub. For the third pool play game, the Crossroads Games, teams will play the team with their same ranking from their matched hub. Matched hubs are A&B, C&D, E&F.

Bracket Play: The top 14 teams advance to the Crossroads Bracket. Meanwhile, seeds 15-18 will have to play a Death Game to enter the Crossroads Bracket. In the Crossroads Bracket, teams will be divided into four (4) double elimination brackets, after each loss teams will switch brackets (view the Crossroads Bracket here). After each of the four double elimination brackets are complete, the #RoadToTheDirtyard is complete and the four bracket champions will compete in a single elimination final four bracket at the Dirtyard.

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

No official practice times will be available Friday night. However, a set of bullpens and a limited hitting area will be open at the Dirtyard.​

OFFICIAL EQUIPMENT

Baseball Size Official WIFFLE Balls​. 

(all balls provided by the tournament)

Official Regulation WIFFLE Ball Bat.

(teams are responsible for bringing their own bat, it can be checked at any time for any reason by the Host Committee)

SPONSORS

View a list of the 2021 Tournament supporters here.​