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Cloninger Classic

June 25-28, 2020
Cloninger Classic

The Cloninger Classic Tournament is set for June 27-30, 2019.

About the Tournament

The Helena Reps will be hosting the annual Legion Class A Lee Cloninger Classic at Kindrick Legion Field in Helena, MT from June 25-28, 2020.

The Cloninger Classic is named after longtime Helena American Legion baseball supporter and volunteer Lee Cloninger, who worked the ticket booth and concessions at Kindrick Legion Field for over 30 years.

Note: Because of the COVID-19 situation, the 2020 Cloninger Tournament will be a round-robin tournament.


  • Helena Reps
  • Bozeman Bucks A
  • Great Falls Chargers A
  • Kalispell Lakers A
  • Havre Northstars
  • Laurel Dodgers
  • Livingston Braves
  • Tri-County Cardnals

Thursday, June 25

Time First Base Dugout   Third Base Dugout
12:30 PM Havre Northstars vs Bozeman Bucks
3:00 PM Havre Northstars vs Livingston Braves
5:30 PM Great Falls Chargers vs Livingston Braves
8:00 PM Great Falls Chargers vs Helena Reps

Friday, June 26

Time First Base Dugout   Third Base Dugout
12:30 PM Bozeman Bucks vs Great Falls Chargers
3:00 PM Bozeman Bucks vs Laurel Dodgers
5:30 PM Tri-County Cardinals vs Laurel Dodgers
8:00 PM Tri-County Cardinals vs Helena Reps

Saturday, June 27

Time First Base Dugout   Third Base Dugout
10:00 AM Great Falls Chargers vs Laurel Dodgers
12:30 PM Havre Northstars vs Laurel Dodgers
3:00 PM Havre Northstars vs Kalispell Lakers
5:30 PM Livingston Braves vs Kalispell Lakers
8:00 PM Livingston Braves vs Helena Reps

Sunday, June 28

Time First Base Dugout   Third Base Dugout
10:00 AM Kalispell Lakers vs Bozeman Bucks
12:30 PM Kalispell Lakers vs Helena Reps

Tournament Rules

  1. American Legion Baseball rules will be followed unless noted below. Coaches must wear helmets while coaching bases. The National re-entry rule will be allowed.
  2. Games will be 7 innings unless extra innings are needed.
  3. Eight-run rule applies after 5 innings.
  4. The time limit for each game is 2 hours and 15 minutes. Time will officially start with the first pitch of the game. In the case of a tie after the 2 hours and 15 minute limit, teams will go into a tie-breaker scenario. Each team will start the next inning with a runner on 2nd base and no outs. The runner will be the last batter from the previous inning. There will be no time limit or tie-breaker scenario in the championship game. The official score keeper will keep track of time.
  5. The home team will be the team occupying the 3B dugout. Dugout assignments will be listed on the schedule.
  6. Infield/outfield will only be allowed if time permits to keep the tournament on schedule.
  7. Ground rules will be explained during the pre-game coaches meeting.
  8. Courtesy runners are optional for the pitcher and catcher only.
For More Information:

Helena Reps Head Coach Dick Fuzesy
(208) 3945-2535