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General
What is Perfect Game?
We are the largest and most complete amateur baseball scouting service in the world, hosting more than 1,000 showcases and tournaments each year. We host showcases all over the United States that feature many of the best young players in the country. Our showcases are the perfect platform to see how you stack up with the best players in the country. Our WWBA and BCS tournaments are attended by many of the top travel teams in the country.
How is Perfect Game beneficial to me?
Perfect Game gives players a quality environment to be seen by college coaches and Major League scouts. Coaches from nearly all of the 309 NCAA Division I programs regularly attends our events, along with coaches from Division II, Division III, NAIA and junior colleges. All 30 Major League teams also send scouts to our events, greatly enhancing each player’s visibility. Our events also give players an opportunity to gauge their skills against their peers and have a positive experience.
Is Perfect Game intended only for high school players?
Our tournaments range in age from 8U to 18U and/or corresponding HS graduation year. Our showcases are typically geared toward 13U to high school players, but college players and free agents are invited to some events.
What other services does Perfect Game provide?
Members of the Perfect Game staff file detailed scouting reports on the players at all of our showcases, and those reports are made available to college coaches and pro scouts for their use through a subscription service. We provide biographical material and contact information, as well as baseball analysis. We also offer a video service through BaseballWebTV. We also publish player rankings, team rankings, pre-draft analysis of high school and college players, feature stories on amateurs and pros, interviews, game stories and much more on our web site.
Where does the information on the web site come from?
The information comes from the vast network of Perfect Game scouts around the country and from their contacts.
Can I link to Perfect Game content from another site?
Yes, we encourage you to do so.
Can I post Perfect Game information on another site?
No, our information is copyrighted. You may link to our site, but not post it yourself.
What is the difference between a showcase and a tournament?
Showcases are individual events, while tournaments are for teams.At a showcase, players will be put through a pro-style work out and play games. Added to the players profile will be a full scouting evaluation from our scouting staff, video from the workouts, a written report and a PG grade posted on our website for coaches and scouts to see. Players are also evaluated for our National Rankings.
Who should I contact with general questions regarding Perfect Game?
For questions related to the Perfect Game business, please email nancy@perfectgame.org or betty@perfectgame.org.
What types of payment do you accept?
We accept direct withdrawals from checking and savings accounts as well as most major credit cards. You can save 3.5% by using a bank withdrawal instead of a credit card.
Subscription/Account
My child has a profile. Why can't I sign in?
A player profile is the part of the PG website that holds a player's biographical information as well as their statistics and events they have attended.

An account on the PG website is what you use to sign in, manage your subscription, and how you view the website.

Creating an account does not create a player profile, just as having a player profile on the PG website does not create an account.

To create an account and manage a player profile, click here. Once the account is created, you can request to have an existing player profile associated to your account so you can make changes to their biographical information, add photos, and sign releases.

To create a player profile, click here.
What are the subscription levels?
Insider is $74.99 per year (monthly available). Premium is $249.99 per year (monthly available). Scout is $599.99 per year.
Can I upgrade or downgrade after subscribing?
Yes. Just follow the “My Account” link located in the header.
I've created an account but I cannot log in to the website
The most likely reason for this is that your account has not yet been activated. If you've recently created an account then check the email address that you used to sign up. An email confirmation was sent out with instructions about activation. If you did not receive the activation email, please contact pgcrosschecker@perfectgame.org.
I would like to cancel my subscription; how do I do so?
If you login to your account and go to the "My Account" page, look under "Account Information" and there is a "Cancel Subscription" hyperlink that you may use to enter the cancellation process. If you are having trouble cancelling your subscription, please contact pgcrosschecker@perfectgame.org.
I need to update my credit card info; how do I do so?
If you login to your account and go to the "My Account" page, if the two boxes below Current Card on file are filled in (even with wrong data) you may click on "Update your credit card" to modify your credit card information. PerfectGame only keep the last four digits and expiration date in our files. If the two boxes are empty, please contact our IT department at pgcrosschecker@perfectgame.org 319-298-2923 option 5.
Who to contact if you need further help regarding Perfect Game IT?
For questions related to Perfect Game IT, please email pgcrosschecker@perfectgame.org.
DiamondKast
Where and how do I login to DiamondKast?
DiamondKast is all followed through the Perfect Game website - www.perfectgame.org. This can be done on any web-enabled device. At this time, there is not a mobile app. Your PG account holds your DiamondKast subscription access. There are not separate accounts for Perfect Game and DiamondKast - they are one in the same. Sign in to your PG account here - https://www.perfectgame.org/MyPG/signin.aspx
Where do I access DiamondKast games?
You can find games by navigating to the event page or team page you are following. You can find your event by searching it HERE, or by using the tournament schedule HERE. If you purchased an event pass, the event is linked through your My Account page. If you are looking for a particular team, their schedule will be on their team page if they have paid their PGBA fee. You can search for teams HERE. If you are looking to follow a player, their events will be listed on their player profile under the EVENTS/REPORTS tab. You can find players HERE. If you have trouble finding the game(s) you are looking for, email diamondkast@perfectgame.org with the player, team, and/or event you are trying to follow.
Who do I contact if I have a question regarding statistics?
Please contact stats@perfectgame.org and provide details of the player(s) involved, team(s) involved, event, and any specific questions you have.
How do I cancel my DiamondKast subscription?
DiamondKast is a one-time, non-recurring charge, so there is no need to cancel.
Player Profiles
How do I update my player information on my profile?
Sign into your account on www.perfectgame.org. If you do not have an account, create one HERE. Once signed in, go to My Account and click the "Players" tab. If you have a player profile associated with your account, they will be listed there. Click "Edit Profile Information" under their name. If you do not have any players listed but the player does have a profile on the Perfect Game website, click here to associate a player profile to your account. Once the request is approved, you will receive an email with information about updating the player profile. Items like jersey number should be changed by coach.
How do I sign the Participant Release for my player?
Sign into your account on www.perfectgame.org. If you do not have an account, create one HERE. Once signed in, go to My Account and click the "Players" tab. If you have a player profile associated with your account, they will be listed there. Click red "Sign Release" button under their name. If you do not have any players listed but the player does have a profile on the Perfect Game website, click here to associate a player profile to your account. Once the request is approved, you will receive an email. You will then be able to follow the instructions immediately above to sign the release.
How do I add a photo to my player profile?
There are a couple of ways to update the photos on the player’s profile. The most recently uploaded event photo will be the main profile photo once it is approved, unless the player has attended a showcase and the showcase photo will remain default. Sign into your account on www.perfectgame.org, click My Account. Click the Players tab. Find the player's name (scroll if you have multiple players associated) and click "View Profile" below the player’s name. Scroll down to where the events are listed, click the 'Events' tab, and under the gray silhouettes you will see "upload photo". OR Sign into your account on www.perfectgame.org, click My Account. Click the Players tab. Find the player's name (scroll if you have multiple players associated) and under "Registered Events" you will see event names and "Photo Upload" to the right of that. Please make sure to read over what type of pictures are allowed before submitting. If no player appears under "Players", you will need to request to have their profile associated with your account. Click the "Account" tab and "Associate Player to your account", or get there directly by clicking here. Fill out the form and submit and once the request is approved you will be able to follow the steps above to add a photo.
How do I create a player profile?
You can create a player profile here. This form should not be used to update player information. Please see the instructions in the above FAQ to update the player profile. Please note, all players that come into the system are manually approved by staff during business hours. There will be a delay between when the form is completed and the player is approved.
How does my player get added to a roster for a tournament?
The coach of the team has access to a roster entry form where they can add players that currently exist in the PG database, or add brand new players. The coach and team admins are responsible for adding players to a roster.
I have multiple player profiles on the website. Who can I contact to merge them together?
Please email ellie@perfectgame.org with the player IDs of the profiles, along with the player's name.
Who to contact if you need further help with your profile page?
For questions related to profile pages, please email ellie@perfectgame.org.
Rankings
How are the national rankings compiled?
We carefully analyze all of the information at our disposal before making the rankings. We rely on personal observation, scouting reports, input from coaches and input from other scouts, trying to make the rankings as accurate as possible. The rankings are regularly adjusted as we receive new information.
Do I have to attend a Perfect Game event in order to be ranked?
Definitely not, although a huge percentage (well over 90 percent) of the top players in the country attend multiple Perfect Game showcases and tournaments. While it’s not necessary to attend a Perfect Game Showcase, it has become a big advantage for many players and allows us to make evaluations much more accurate. The more we see a player, the more we know about him, the more everyone knows about him. Our scouts attend many of the top high school events around the country, including the Area Code game, East Coast Professional Showcase, Junior Olympics and Tournament of Stars, to name a few. We also are continually talking to a network of professional scouts and college recruiters to identify the best players around the country. Our goal is to have the most comprehensive and complete rankings possible.
Who to contact if you need further help with rankings?
For questions related to rankings, please email gsabers@perfectgame.org.
Showcases
What is evaluated at a Perfect Game Showcase?
The most important things to evaluate on any player are their physical tools. For a position player, that is their hitting ability, fielding ability, speed/range, power potential, arm strength, and quantitiave measures of the speed, power, and quickness of a player's swing. For a pitcher, it is evaluating their delivery and arm action, along with their selection of pitches (i.e. fastball, curveball, changeup, etc.). A scout is also evaluating how much better he thinks a player is getting with normal growth and hard work (i.e. their projectability) for their body type and athleticism. Attention is definitely paid to a player’s intangibles as much as possible (i.e. hustle, character on and off the field, etc.). One thing that is not especially important is performance, because anything can happen at a short showcase event.
How many college coaches and MLB scouts typically attend a showcase?
There are some showcases that attract hundreds of scouts and college coaches and there are some that will have much fewer. The most important thing to keep in mind is that thousands of colleges and all MLB teams utilize Perfect Game’s website as an important scouting tool.
Why are Perfect Game Showcases better than others?
PG dedicates our service not only to the players but to the scouts and college coaches. It starts with only inviting players that we think recruiters would want to see. Having prospects at our events and on our website increases their exposure to scouts and college coaches and allows the scouting community to utilize PG as an important scouting tool. For more PG Showcases benefits, click here - Showcase Benefits
I have been to Perfect Game tournaments. Why should I attend PG showcases?
PG scouts take notes on players at our tournaments, but it is at the showcase where we get more detailed information on each of the participants. Whatever activity the prospect is involved with on the field, our scouts watch and record detailed notes. During the workout sessions, we record 60-yard dash times, every throw from the infield, outfield and behind the plate gets radar-gunned, and we measure six important quantitative measures of the swing that are indicators of on-field success. Catchers get their pop times recorded and pitchers get evaluated and their velocities recorded during scrimmage play. We video tape the workout portion of the showcase and video clips will be posted along with a comprehensive written report and PG grade on our website, which are heavily followed by college coaches and scouts. If you are looking for the highest level of exposure, you will want to attend a Perfect Game showcase.
How is a typical showcase run?
Every participant at a Perfect Game showcase will be provided the opportunity to take part in a workout session, which typically includes a 60-yard dash and infield, outfield and catching throws to measure arm velocities, measure six important quantitative measure of the swing, along with a batting practice session. Prospects will be divided into teams and full-length games (usually 10 innings) will be played to provide pitchers an opportunity to get in front of college coaches and scouts and give position players an opportunity to perform in game situations.
What does subscribing to Skillshow provide different from regular PG information?
Without Skillshow you will still be able to see short video clips of skills performed (i.e. pitching, throwing from outfield, bp, etc). Skillshow will Maximize & lengthen your showcase experience by getting a professionally produced video & using it long after the event! You can learn more at the this link - Videos.
How do I sign up online for a showcase?
To sign up online you must first signin to your Perfect Game account (upper right corner of home page) using your username/password. Next click on the blue 'My Account' button. Scroll down to 'Approved Events'. If you are approved for that showcase, click on the 'Register Now' for the corresponding showcase.
How long does it take to get the scouting report and PG grade after the showcase?
The report and PG Grade as well as video will be added to the players profile page around 4 weeks from the end of the event.
Who to contact if you need further help with showcases?
For questions related to Showcases, please email jarp@perfectgame.org or larry@perfectgame.org.
PG Series Classic
Registration - I've received an invitation in an email, how do I register?
In the bottom of the email, there should be an “Official Invitation Link” that you can click on. That link will bring you directly to the registration page. If you are a new customer and have not created a Perfect Game account, you will need to do so before registering.
Registration - How do I create a Perfect Game Account?
In the top right corner of Perfect Game’s homepage, you will see a Sign In / Create Account button. When you click create account, fill out the necessary information. You will receive a confirmation email. Next, click the Login button and enter your username and password. Once you are logged in, click on the “Official Invitation Link” in the email and it will bring you to the registration page.
Registration - I have been pre-approved for the PG Series Classic event according to the "Approved Events" on my Perfect Game account. How do I proceed?
If you have been pre-approved, that means you have been identified as a top player in your area and are already in the Perfect Game system with a Perfect Game profile. To register, click the "Register Now" button next to the event for which you would like to register in the "Approved Events" section of your "My Account" page. If you have any questions about the pre-approval process, please contact bperry@perfectgame.org.
Registration - How do I pay and what are the payment options?
You will be able to pay in full at the end of the registration form. All payments are non-refundable. A transferable credit will be granted until 3 weeks prior to the start of the PG Series Classic, in the event you are unable to attend. If you would like to attend and need to make other payment arrangements, please contact bperry@perfectgame.org.
Registration - How do I book hotels and rental cars?
For all Perfect Game events, players and families are required to book hotels through HotelPlanner For each event, there will be a specific booking link. Perfect Game will also provide options (not required) for rental car companies with discount codes available.
Invitations - How did I receive an invitation to the PG Series Classic?
You have been identified as one of the top players in your area. We have been in contact with travel ball coaches, high school coaches, scouts, and Perfect Game Staff from all across the country that have recommended top players to this event.
Invitations - How long do I have to respond to this invitation?
Once you receive your invitation, there will be a deadline for registration. The deadline will be listed in your invitation. This is an individual invitation only event and rosters fill up quickly. If you would like to attend but need to extend the deadline, please contact bperry@perfectgame.org
Rosters - What are the roster breakdowns by position and how many players will be on each team?
For the 10u/11u/12u age groups, rosters will consist of 11 - 12 players. For the 13u – Sophomore age groups, rosters will consist of 12 - 15 players. There may be pitcher only positions available depending on the situation.
Rosters - I have registered my child as a Pitcher Only. Will they be able to hit during games?
For players that register for the pitcher only position, they will be able to participate in all parts of opening ceremonies, skill testing and practice. They will be able to hit during batting practice. During game play, they will be playing the pitcher position only. They will have 2-3 appearances throughout pool play depending on the situation and Pitch Smart guidelines.
Rosters - What team will I be put on and will it be players from my area?
Perfect Game staff will be filling the rosters by territory and by positions. Our goal is to create teams by where the players live first; however they may be put on a different team if adjustments need to be made for positional purposes.
Rosters - When will I be able to see who is on my team?
On the event page for the PG Series Classic, there will be a tab that says "Profiles". There you will be able to see all of the players attending and who is on your team. The rosters for each team will be added as they are completed. All teams will be available two weeks prior to the event.
Coaches - Who will be my coach and when will we meet him?
The coaches will consist of college and high school coaches and college baseball players. A coach will be assigned to your team for the whole week. There will be a team practice on the second day where coaches will be able to meet and greet all of the players and discuss the week. Coaches will be helping out on the first day for skill testing and Opening Ceremonies.
Coaches - What should I expect from my coach throughout the week?
Coaches will be strictly game/practice managers for the week. Trained by Perfect Game staff, coaches will understand expectations, ultimately giving the player the greatest experience possible for the PG Series Classic. Coaches are to encourage a positive playing environment, guide players throughout the week, and most of all have fun! Please do not expect coaches to give instruction on a fundamental level or throw batting practice before the games.
Weekly Itinerary / Expectations - When will I know the schedule for the week and when should I expect to arrive/depart?
On the event page for the PG Series Classic, there will be a tentative weekly overview of the schedule. Once the event nears, this schedule will be updated with team arrivals for check-in, skill testing schedule, teams practice times, clinics and seminars. All locations and directions will be listed for each facility. We advise that you arrive the day before player check-in and depart the day after the Championship games. Every team will be playing a double header the last day of the event.
Weekly Itinerary / Expectations - What happens at player check-in?
Teams will have various check-in times that will be listed on the schedule. Players can expect to be greeted by PG Staff and receive the PG Series Classic lanyard and program. From there, players will then proceed to acquire their player bags that will consist of the jerseys, pants, workout shirts, shorts, helmets, socks, and belts. All of the sizes are from the registrations. If you need to resize, we will specify a time for exchanges or have a designated area to do so.
Weekly Itinerary / Expectations - What should I expect at opening ceremonies?
We ask that all players arrive an hour before games. Coaches will be writing the lineups and have all of the roster information for players and what positions they play. Coaches will be rotating players between their primary positions and their secondary positions throughout pool play games to ensure the fairest playing time possible.
Weekly Itinerary / Expectations - What happens at skill testing?
The skill testing schedule on the website will have teams listed for certain times and stations. Please follow the skill-testing schedule provided for you. Once players have finished all of the testing, they will be able to leave.
Weekly Itinerary / Expectations - What should I expect for games and playing time?
We ask that all players arrive an hour before games. Coaches will be writing the lineups and have all of the roster information for players and what positions they play. Coaches will be rotating players between their primary positions and their secondary positions throughout pool play games to ensure the fairest playing time possible.
Weekly Itinerary / Expectations - How do we know what team is Home or Away for games and what uniforms do we wear?
On the schedule page there will be a list of teams you will be playing. The team that is listed on the left side will be the visiting team or if viewing on your phone, the team on the top will be the visiting team. Please see the following for home and away uniforms: Home Team - White pants with solid color jerseys / Away Team - Gray pants with camo jerseys. We recommend that players bring both sets of jerseys and pants to each game.
Weather Updates - In case of weather, how will I be notified of any changes or updates?
Weather updates will be on our website under “weather update”. Here you will find any information regarding postponed game times / cancellations. There will also be information on how to receive text message alerts. Also, please check the website for game updates and any schedule changes that may happen.
Weather Updates - What is a lightning delay and for how long does the delay last?
Every facility that is used in Lee County contains a lightning stroke detector. Lightning delays will happen when the stroke is detected within 10 miles of the surrounding facility. The horn will sound one time for 5 seconds to alert the delay. The Lee County lightning policy requires players and parents to seek shelter. Games will resume when there hasn’t been a stroke within 10 miles for 30 minutes. The horn will sound 3 times in a row to alert the all clear and play may resume.
Miscellaneous - What college coaches will be in attendance and what about scouts?
Every year since the beginning of the PG Series Classic in 2015, we have made vast improvements to the overall event along with the competition. For the older age groups, college coaches have been contacted and are aware of the event. There is no definitive answer of who will be in attendance. Please note, this is not a showcase event. Perfect Game staff will be in attendance for event blogs along with write-ups for teams and selected players.
Miscellaneous - When will my profile be updated with results from the PG Series Classic event?
Most every game will be available in real time on DiamondKast. You can connect to any game by going to the selected event page, the schedule, and clicking the DiamondKast logo on game you are interested in watching. There will be live games that are displayed on the event page as well. All statistics will be recorded along with pitchers’ velocities for every game. All-Tournament teams and Daily Leaders will be available for viewing. All skill testing results will be updated to reflect the player’s Perfect Game Profile within a short time frame after the event is completed.
PG Series Challenges
Registration - What is the PG Series Challenge?
The PG Series Challenge is a one-day athletic testing event designed to measure, record, and track a baseball player's most important attributes. Using strictly objective testing, The Challenge will be a valuable tool in determining an athlete’s raw talent production and potential projection on the field. In today's age of advanced technology, MLB teams and college coaches are relying more and more on measurable data to breakdown a player - whether it's for recruiting a high school prospect, selecting a draft pick, or simply tracking a big leaguer's every day production. Perfect Game's mission with The Challenge is to be a frontrunner in the world of collecting useable baseball data that will ultimately help players understand their strengths and weaknesses in order to improve on the field. The Series Challenge event is NOT a showcase.
Registration - What is the cost?
$199
Registration - How do we sign up? Can anyone sign up?
These events are open to players of all skill level and all ages. Since there are no actual games being played, players of different ages can attend all at the same time. To sign up, visit the particular event page for “The Challenge” you wish to attend. If you are signed into your PG account and there is a green button on the event page that says “Sign Up,” you can complete registration there. Otherwise there will be a button on the event page that says “Request an Invite,” and a member of our staff will approve your request upon completion and send a follow up email for you to finish registration.
Registration - Are results posted on the player’s PG Profile?
All Results are posted on the player’s PG Profile along with the PGAME Score and OPTOJUMP score.
Registration - What is PGAME?
PGAME is our proprietary scoring metric that takes into account all of the player’s results from The Challenge and displays their performance in a single score. The PGAME score can be compared to other players at the event and across the country, with the main goal being improvement on the PGAME score with proper training. PGAME scores reflect each player’s overall athletic ability.
Registration - What tests will be performed?
30 Yard Dash 5-10-5 Pro Agility Witty Reaction Test Left Hand Grip Strength Right Hand Grip Strength Broad Jump Throwing Velocity Exit Velocity Witty Laser System 4 Corner Complex Reaction Drill Side to Side Whole Body Reaction OptoJump PG 3 Jump test for Power PG Single Leg Jumps for Power PG Visual Reaction PG Fast Feet test for Speed
PGBA
What is the PGBA?
The Perfect Game Baseball Association is the sanctioning body for all tournaments under the “PG” flag. The Perfect Game Baseball Association is dedicated to promoting and protecting the game of baseball at all age levels. This is accomplished by enforcing higher standards on tournament directors, identifying the best tournaments worthy of affiliation, and providing a quality experience to all players, coaches, and parents.
What are the benefits of playing in PGBA affiliated events?
Great venues & competition to fit your team with the PGBA Red, White, and Blue divisions. Other features include the ability to follow games online, player profiles for all participants, stats, and much more.
What is the difference between Red, White & Blue PGBA Events?
Every PGBA Tournament includes Detailed tournament pages for each event, updated with schedules, pool standings, playoff brackets, etc. Roster entry through the PG website and individual player profile pages for all rostered players. Custom PG/Rawlings baseballs provided for all games High quality awards and trophies for top performing teams Red Highest level of PGBA events Core tournaments operated by PG Full-Time staff Scouts at every field (velocities record 13U and up) Scorekeepers provided by Perfect Game Coverage on PG website and social media All-Tournament Teams selected by PG Multiple awards including MVP and MVPitcher White Quality tournament operated by affiliate director Scorekeepers provided for every game Qualifying tournaments for berths to elite PG events All-Tournament Teams published on PG website Team and Individual awards Replicating the PG experience at a more regional event Blue Quality tournament operated by affiliate director Directors are not required to provide scorekeepers Various awards depending on the event Organized and well-run tournaments at all ages Provide more value than other options for local events Check details for tournament expectation
Will velocities be posted from PGBA events?
Velocities will only be recorded to player profiles from Red events.
How will I know if DiamondKast will be run at an event?
DiamondKast is available at all Red events and select White events. Events in which DiamondKast will be run will have the DiamondKast logo next to them on the main schedule page.
How do I get my Roster Listed online?
The team contact will receive an emailed link to click on to update the roster online once the team is accepted into a tournament.
What is the tournament format?
Each tournament will have a different format, depending on how many teams and how many games will be played. It will be noted on the specific tournament page prior to the event.
How do I contact the event director?
Use the "Contact Us" button at the top of the event homepage.
My player information for a tournament is not correct, how do I fix it?
Perfect Game does not enter this data, please see your coach first to correct it. If that does not work, send an email including your player name, graduation year, city, state, player ID, the email you use to login, and corrections needed to one of the Tournament Management Assistants listed on the contact page.
I am having trouble signing the Participant and Media Releases. How do I do this?
Sign into your account on www.perfectgame.org. If you do not have an account, create one HERE. Once signed in, go to My Account and click the "Players" tab. If you have a player profile associated with your account, they will be listed there. If their releases are not signed, there will be red buttons with links to sign them. If the buttons are green, you have already signed. If you do not have any players listed but the player does have a profile on the Perfect Game website, click here to associate a player profile to your account. Once the request is approved, you will receive an email with information about updating the player profile and signing releases. If your player does not appear in a search, it is because your player has not yet attended a Perfect Game event, their coach has not rostered them for an event, or they have not been approved on a roster yet. If you have questions related to signing the Participant & Media releases, please contact ellie@perfectgame.org.
How are credits held for PGBA tournaments?
Credits are held by the specific event director, and are not transferable to other directors.
How do I become a PGBA Affiliate Director?
Take your events to the next level by applying for PGBA affiliation. All affiliated events are posted on the PG event schedule and given their own tournament page on the Perfect Game website. Affiliate Directors gain access to PG's admin platform and many other resources to host the highest quality events. Contact Kevin Herlihy (kevin@perfectgame.org) for more information.
How do I submit a DiamondKast stat correction for review?
All potential stat corrections should be emailed to stats@perfectgame.org. Requests will be reviewed, and responded to within 72 hours. Corrections must include the following information to be eligible for review: Event name Date Game # and team names Players whose stats require a correction Description of error
What is the PGBA Membership fee? Is it required to play in an event?
PGBA Membership is required prior to participation in a Red, White or Blue event. The PGBA Membership fee is $60.00, and up for renewal on August 15th.
How do I pay the PGBA membership fee?
Upon being accepted into a tournament, you will receive an email with a link to pay for the PGBA membership fee as well as the tournament fee. The PGBA fee must be paid before you are able to pay for any tournament.
What are PGBA Team Pages?
PGBA Team pages offer a fully customizable experience serving as a single destination for organization activities. Add team logos Team color schemes Pictures Social Media Sponsors News Stories Testimonials Schedule (including outside of PG & Affiliates) Team/Org Contacts Facilities Organize try outs Allow for new player registration Internal team correspondence Upload team insurance Discounted insurance that will be offered to PGBA member teams
What is the refund or credit policy for PGBA events?
No refunds will be issued at any time after payment. The tournament director will hold a credit to a future event if notice of cancellation is given at least 3 weeks prior to the event start date.
Tournaments
What is difference between WWBA and BCS?
The WWBA is PG’s wood bat division. The BCS is PG’s metal bat division.
Is there a coaches check-in/meeting prior to tournament?
No, PG does not have coaches check-in/meeting prior to tournament. They will receive their coaches packet at their first game.
Is there a player check-in prior to the tournament?
PG does not have any player check-in for tournaments.
Are teams required to have birth certificates for each player?
PG doesn’t require any proof of age unless a team protests a game due to an illegal player.
When will games start?
Games of all tournaments will begin with 9AM games on the first date listed on a tournament unless otherwise noted.
How do I get my roster listed online?
The team contact will receive an emailed link to click on to update the roster online.
What is the tournament format?
Each tournament will have a different format, depending on how many teams and how many games will be played. It will be noted on the specific tournament page prior to the event.
How do I get into the WWBA World Championship in Jupiter?
The WWBA World Championship, which is held annually in Jupiter, FL in late October is a strict invite-only event. It is our oldest and most prestigious event we run. It is limited to 85 teams, with well over 200 wanting in. There are 7 spots for Qualifier winners. The only way to get a new team into this event that doesn’t win a Qualifier is if a team drops out, which doesn’t happen very often.
How are invitations processed for the 16u and 17u WWBA Championships?
For the 16u & 17u WWBA, the orders of invitations go as follows: 1. Teams that want to return to the 17u WWBA that participated in the event last year. 2. Teams that finished well in last year's 16u WWBA. 3. New teams that have requested invitations online.
My player information for a tournament is not correct, how do I fix it?
Perfect Game does not enter this data, please see your coach first to correct it. If that does not work, send an email including your player name, graduation year, city, state, player ID, the email you use to login, and corrections needed to one of the Tournament Management Assistants listed on the contact page.
I am having trouble signing the Participant and Media Releases. How do I do this?
Sign into your account on www.perfectgame.org, If you do not have an account, please create one by clicking "Create Account" in the upper right corner. Click My Account. On the "My Account" page, click the red Associate Player to your account button, or click here. Fill out the form. Once the association request is approved, you will receive an email notifying you that it has been approved. Sign into your account on the Perfect Game website and there will be a red notification box with two links to sign the releases. If your player does not appear in a search, it is because your player has not yet attended a Perfect Game event, their coach has not rostered them for an event, or they have not been approved on a roster yet. If you have questions related to signing the Participant & Media releases, please contact ellie@perfectgame.org.
Who to contact if you need further help with tournaments?
For questions related to tournaments, please email kevin@perfectgame.org or jamidon@perfectgame.org.
HOTELS - Are hotels mandatory for Perfect Game Tournaments?
For any Perfect Game nationally run tournaments (red flag tournaments), it is mandatory to stay in a hotel provided by the PG partnered housing company. Any PG Affiliate run events, it is up to the directors of those tournaments to decide on housing. All housing contact information, with links, can also be found on each events specific page. IOWA: For all Perfect Game events in Iowa, players and their families are required to book their housing through Cedar Rapids Tourism Office at h.deeter@tourismcedarrapids.com. Please contact them if you have any questions.
JOBS/INTERNSHIPS - Where can I find available jobs within the Perfect Game organization?
All of our positions are posted on Teamwork Online and can be searched by looking for Perfect Game or by using this link https://www.teamworkonline.com/baseball-jobs/perfect-game/perfect-game-jobs
JOBS/INTERNSHIPS - Who to contact if you have further questions about posted jobs/internships?
For questions related to jobs/internships, please email Andrew Jackson at ajackson@perfectgame.org.
What types of payment do you accept for tournament fees?
We accept direct withdrawals from checking and savings accounts as well as most major credit cards. You can save 3.5% by using a bank withdrawal instead of a credit card.
FastPitch General FAQ
What is JK Sports Powered Perfect Game Softball?
Perfect Game is pleased to announce a partnership with JK Sports to take JK Sports softball offerings to the next level. JK Sports was founded by Chris Johnson of Burlington, Iowa, and Mike Kerr of Mount Pleasant, Iowa, in 2017 to host softball tournaments in the Midwestern region. Their mission was to foster youth growth for individuals and teams both personally and athletically, while promoting team building skills, family fun and providing quality trained umpires and unique awards. Further, JK Sports has been committed to giving back, contributing and raising funds for various organizations.
Is JK Sports Powered by Perfect Game Softball intended only for high school players?
Our tournaments range in age from 8U to 18U and/or corresponding HS graduation year. Our showcases are typically geared toward high school players.
What other services does JK Sports Powered by Perfect Game provide?
Members of the Perfect Game staff file detailed scouting reports on the players at all of our showcases, and those reports are made available to college coaches for their use through a subscription service. We provide biographical material and contact information, as well as softball analysis.
What is the difference between a showcase and a tournament?
Showcases are individual events, while tournaments are for teams.
How is JK Sports Powered by Perfect Game beneficial to me?
JK Sports Powered by Perfect Game gives players a quality environment to be seen by college coaches. With DiamondKast and DiamondKintics greatly enhances each player’s visibility. Our events also give players an opportunity to gauge their skills against their peers and have a positive experience.
What are age restrictions?
Age restrictions for the 2021 season (August 15, 2020 - August 14, 2021) are as follows: 18u: Born on or after 12/31/2001 17u: Born on or after 12/31/2002 16u: Born on or after 12/31/2003 15u: Born on or after 12/31/2004 14u: Born on or after 12/31/2005 13u: Born on or after 12/31/2006 12u: Born on or after 12/31/2007 11u: Born on or after 12/31/2008 10u: Born on or after 12/31/2009 9u: Born on or after 12/31/2010 8u: Born on or after 12/31/2011
Who should I contact with general questions regarding JK Sports Powered by Perfect Game?
FastPitch Showcase FAQ
What is evaluated at a Perfect Game FastPitch Showcase?
The most important things to evaluate on any player are their physical tools. For a position player, that is their hitting ability, fielding ability, speed/range, power potential, arm strength, and quantitiave measures of the speed, power, and quickness of a player's swing. For a pitcher, it is evaluating their delivery and arm action, along with their selection of pitches (i.e. fastball, dropball, changeup, etc.). A scout is also evaluating how much better she thinks a player is getting with normal growth and hard work (i.e. their projectability) for their body type and athleticism. Attention is definitely paid to a player’s intangibles as much as possible (i.e. hustle, character on and off the field, etc.). One thing that is not especially important is performance, because anything can happen at a short showcase event.
What team will I be put on and will it be players from my area?
Perfect Game staff will be filling the rosters by territory and by positions. Our goal is to create teams by where the players live first; however, they may be put on a different team if adjustments need to be made for positional purposes.
When will I be able to see who is on my team?
On the event page for the Perfect Game Showcases, there will be a tab that says "Profiles". There you will be able to see all the players attending and who is on your team. The rosters for each team will be added as they are completed. All teams will be available two weeks prior to the event.
How many college coaches typically attend a showcase?
There are some showcases that attract large number of college coaches and there are some that will have much fewer. The most important thing to keep in mind is that thousands of colleges utilize Perfect Game Softball website as an important scouting tool.Showcases are individual events, while tournaments are for teams.
Why are Perfect Game Showcases better than others?
PG dedicates our service not only to the players but to the college coaches. It starts with only inviting players that we think recruiters would want to see. Having prospects at our events and on our website increases their exposure to college coaches and allows the scouting community to utilize PG as an important scouting tool.
I have been to Perfect Game tournaments. Why should I attend PG showcases?
PG scouts take notes on players at our tournaments, but it is at the showcase where we get more detailed information on each of the participants. Whatever activity the prospect is involved with on the field, our scouts watch and record detailed notes. During the workout sessions, we record 40-yard dash times, 60 feet sprint, every throw from the infield, outfield and behind the plate gets radar-gunned, and we measure six important quantitative measures of the swing that are indicators of on-field success. Catchers get their pop times recorded and pitchers get evaluated and their velocities recorded during scrimmage play. A comprehensive written report and PG grade on our website, which are heavily followed by college coaches. If you are looking for the highest level of exposure, you will want to attend a Perfect Game Softball showcase.
How is a typical showcase run?
Every participant at a Perfect Game Softball showcase will be provided the opportunity to take part in a workout session, which typically includes a 40-yard dash, 60 feet sprint and infield, outfield and catching throws to measure arm velocities, measure six important quantitative measure of the swing, along with a batting practice session. Prospects will be divided into teams and full-length games (usually 7 innings) will be played to provide pitchers an opportunity to get in front of college coaches and scouts and give position players an opportunity to perform in game situations.
How do I sign up online for a showcase?
To sign up online you must first sign into your Perfect Game account (upper right corner of home page) using your username/password. Next click on the blue 'My Account' button. Scroll down to 'Approved Events'. If you are approved for that showcase, click on the 'Register Now' for the corresponding showcase.
How long does it take to get the scouting report and PG grade after the showcase?
The report and PG Grade as well as video will be added to the players profile page around 4-6 weeks from the end of the event.
What college coaches will be in attendance?
College coaches have been contacted and are aware of the event. There is no definitive answer of who will be in attendance.
Who will be my coach and when will we meet him/her?
Coaches will be predetermined by Perfect Game Softball Staff and are high level travel softball coaches from around the region.
Who to contact if you need further help with fastpitch showcases?
For questions related to FastPitch Showcases, please email mbonwell@perfectgame.org, cjohnson@perfectgame.org, or mkerr@perfectgame.org
FastPitch Tournament FAQ
Do we need to bring two balls for check-in?
No! We supply all of the balls.
Where do I check-in my team?
Check-in will be held at the blue registration tent.
Where do I pick up my pre-order tournament t-shirt?
Pre-ordered shirts can be picked up at the merchandise Tent
Where do I purchase or add insurance?
You can purchase or upload insurance through your Team Checklist that is provided when you request and are approved for events.
What is the tournament format?
Each tournament will have a different format, depending on how many teams and how many games will be played. It will be noted on the specific tournament page prior to the event. General formats will be 3 game guaranteed (2 pool games, followed by single elimination bracket) 4 games guaranteed (3 pool games, followed by single elimination bracket) 70 min pool games
How do I contact the event director?
Use the "Contact Us" button at the top of the event homepage.
Is there a coaches check-in/meeting prior to tournament?
Yes, locate tournament director at the registration tent at the complex scheduled to play.
Is there a player check-in prior to the tournament?
Perfect Game Softball does not have any player check-in for tournaments.
Are teams required to have birth certificates for each player?
Perfect Game Softball doesn’t require any proof of age unless a team protests a game due to an illegal player.
When will games start?
Games of all tournaments will begin with 8AM games on the first date listed on a tournament unless otherwise noted.
Is insurance required to play in Perfect Game Softball Events?
Yes, insurance is required to play in Perfect Game Softball Events. Mandatory requirements are: General Liability $1,000,000 occurrence / $2,000,000 aggregate Participant Medical $10,000 Provide a certificate of insurance naming the following entities as Additional Insured PERFECT GAME GROUP INC. ITS SUBSIDIARIES, DBAS, AFFILIATES 850 Twixt Town Rd NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
How do I purchase Perfect Game Softball Insurance?
Insurance can be purchased through Perfect Game's preferred provider, American Specialty. https://appsrv4.amerspec.com
What is the refund or credit policy for JK Sports Powered by Perfect Game tournaments?
Refunds will be issued after payment. The tournament director will hold a credit to a future event if notice of cancellation is given at least 1 week prior to the event start date. If tournament director cancels event due to low numbers or inclement weather, refunds will be as follows: Refund policy in the event of inclement weather: 2 games played – no refund 1 game played – half refund No games played – full refund minus $50 Administration Fee
In case of weather, how will I be notified of any changes or updates?
Weather updates will be posted on the event page.
What is a lightning delay and for how long does the delay last?
Lightning delays will happen when the stroke is detected within 10 miles of the surrounding facility. The horn will sound one time for 5 seconds to alert the delay. The lightning policy requires players and parents to exit the facility and seek shelter in their cars. Games will resume when there hasn’t been a stroke within 10 miles for 30 minutes. The horn will sound 3 times in a row to alert the all clear and play may resume.
What are age restrictions?
Age restrictions for the 2021 season (August 15, 2020 - August 14, 2021) are as follows: 18u: Born on or after 12/31/2001 17u: Born on or after 12/31/2002 16u: Born on or after 12/31/2003 15u: Born on or after 12/31/2004 14u: Born on or after 12/31/2005 13u: Born on or after 12/31/2006 12u: Born on or after 12/31/2007 11u: Born on or after 12/31/2008 10u: Born on or after 12/31/2009 9u: Born on or after 12/31/2010 8u: Born on or after 12/31/2011
Who to contact if you need further help with fastpitch tournaments?
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