Tournament Resources

Schedule for the 2023 HWSA Tournament

(All events at the Lake Myrtle Sports Complex – 2701 Lake Myrtle Park Rd, Auburndale, FL 33823.
Weather-permitting, all teams are guaranteed 5 games but may play up to 7.)

 

  • Sun. Apr. 30 7p – Coaches Meeting at the Lake Myrtle Hall of Fame building – (2 coaches per team – always the last Sun. in April)
  • Mon. May 1 – Opening Day
    • 9a – Opening Ceremony* (Teams arrive 8:30a)
    • 11a-7:30p – Pool Play – 2 games per team
  • Tue. May 2 – Qualifying round to determine Divisions I & II – by seeding, Opening round of Division III, Q round replays (if needed/preference^)
  • Wed. May 3 – off day/rain contingency
  • Thu. May 4 – Q round replays (if needed/preference^), Opening round of Divisions I & II, 2nd round of Division III
  • Fri. May 5 – Semi-finals of Divisions I & II**, Division III Championship & final bracket games
  • Sat. May 6 – Championship Day
    • 9a – Division II Championship, 3rd, 5th, 7th-place games, D3 All-Tournament game**
    • ~12p – Division II Awards ceremony* & announcement of D2 All-Americans
    • 12:30p – Division I 3rd, 5th, 7th-place games
    • ~1:30p – Division I World Series Championship**
    • ~4p – Division I Awards ceremony* & announcement of D1 All-Americans

 
^ if a Q-round replay is needed (1-1 team def. 2-0 team), the game can be Tue. 4p if both teams prefer and umpires are available; otherwise this will be scheduled Thur. 9a
 
* events held on Stadium Field
 
** games live-streamed from Stadium Field with play-by-play commentators