The Kalahari Klassic by 17 Baseball is back for another year in 2020! Combine two world famous entertainment destinations in one amazing weekend at Sports Force Parks. Rooms at Kalahari Resorts will go very quickly, be sure to book early! Games will not start earlier than 6pm on Friday evening.
New for 2020
- Up to 3 Coaches Receive FREE 5-Day Pass with in/out privileges to Cedar Point
- Every Game of the Tournament Will Be Announced
Each Team Will Receive:
- Players receive a FREE 5-day pass with in/out privileges to Cedar Point. Tickets will be sent electronically prior to the start of the tournament following the completion of the parental waiver (below.)
- Discounted tickets to Cedar Point for friends and family!
- Three guaranteed games on synthetic turf fields
- ALL games on-site for the duration of the tournament
- Individual and team awards for 1st and 2nd place
- Certified umpires
- Game balls provided for each game
- High quality on-site concessions
- Free parking
- Ice water and cups at each field
When/How Do We Receive The Player Cedar Point Passes?
There will be an email sent from Cedar Point Sports Center that contains a code that you need to redeem for the free player pass. This email is sent to the email address that was used to fill out the player waiver. They are sent approximately 10 days prior to the tournament state date, but could be delayed if you fill out the waiver after this time frame. Any questions that relate to your Cedar Point tickets can be sent to CPSCticketing@cedarpoint.com.
- Sports Force Parks will not be changing our bat rules for the 2020 season. A full description of the bat rules can be found in the tournament rules.
- Tournament schedule and format will be announced 3-5 days prior to the tournament start date.
- There is a $10 per day OR $17 event-long admission fee for guests over the age of five years old. Player and coach admission is included in the tournament fee. Park admission includes unlimited access to the Sky Trail Ropes Course, Putt-In Bay Miniature Golf, and Sky Bounce Bungee Jump, as well as planned entertainment activities throughout the event!
All teams must complete the team check-in process 30 days prior to the start of the tournament. Follow the steps below so that your team is ready to play!
- Roster & Electronic Parental Waiver: Every player must have a completed electronic Parental Waiver, signed by their guardian, in order to receive their Cedar Point pass. Please invite players to your roster by logging into the account that was used to register you team for the tournament. You can access your account by following this link and logging in in the upper left hand corner.
- Certificate of Insurance: Please send your Certificate of Insurance via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The following must be listed as an “additional insured":
- Cedar Point Park, LLC: 1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
- Sports Force Parks Sandusky, LLC: 3115 Cleveland Road W, Sandusky, OH 44870
- Cedar Fair L.P.: 1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
- Sports Fields, Inc.: 3760 Sixes Road, Suite 126-331, Canton, GA 30114
- County of Erie, Ohio: 2900 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870
The Kalahari Klassic is excited to have secured room blocks at Kalahari Resorts for the 2020 tournament! To book your rooms, click here. Rooms will go quickly, so make sure to register early to secure rooms at Kalahari! More information about the room blocks are included below:
- Dates: May 1-3, 2020
- Rates: From $169/Night
- Deposit Requirements: 1st night deposit due with reservation; Balance due at check-in
- Cut-off date: Wednesday, April 1st, based on availability
- Two Night Minimum stay required (Fri & Sat nights)
- Individual guest room cancellation: If cancellation occurs up to 72 hours prior to arrival, a $25 processing fee will be assessed.
- If cancellation occurs within 72 hours of arrival, the first night deposit is forfeited.
- Early check-outs will be charged for the night(s) dropped
This is a stay-to-play event. Teams from the local area (within 60 miles) are not required to stay in a hotel and can choose to commute to the park each day. We will use the Head Coach's address to determine whether a team is local. Non-local teams that choose to book outside of this lodging process will be assessed a $350 fee upon team check-in.