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Helena Memorial Day Tournament

May 26-29, 2023
Memorial Day Tournament

The Helena Memorial Day Tournament is set for May 26-29, 2023.

About the Tournament

The Helena Independents will host the annual American Legion Baseball Class "B" Helena Memorial Day Tournament at Kindrick Legion Field in Helena, MT from May 26-29, 2023.

This is the 8th Annual Tournament, consisting of 9 teams:

  • Belgrade Bandits B
  • Billings Post 4 Red
  • Bozeman Bucks B
  • Bozeman Bucks C
  • Butte Muckers
  • Gallatin Valley Posse
  • Helena Independents
  • Kalispell Lakers
  • Missoula Mavericks

Friday, May 26

Time 1st Base Dugout (Home)   3rd Base Dugout
4:00 PM Butte vs Gallatin Valley
6:15 PM Belgrade vs Bozeman B
8:30 PM Helena vs Bozeman C

Saturday, May 27

Time 1st Base Dugout (Home)   3rd Base Dugout
9:00 AM Missoula vs Belgrade
11:30 AM Missoula vs Bozeman B
2:00 PM Billings vs Bozeman C
4:30 PM Billings vs Kalispell
7:00 PM Helena vs Kalispell

Sunday, May 28

Time 1st Base Dugout (Home)   3rd Base Dugout
9:00 AM Billings vs Gallatin Valley
11:30 AM Billings vs Missoula
2:00 PM Bozeman C vs Kalispell
4:30 PM Bozeman B vs Butte
7:00 PM Helena vs Butte

Monday, May 29

Time 1st Base Dugout (Home)   3rd Base Dugout
9:00 AM Bozeman B vs Kalispell
11:15 AM Bozeman C vs Missoula
1:30 PM Belgrade vs Butte
3:45 PM Belgrade vs Gallatin Valley
6:00 PM Helena vs Gallatin Valley

Tournament Rules

  1. American Legion Baseball Rules will be followed except as specified below.

  2. Games will be 7 innings unless extra innings are needed.  In the case of a tie after 7 innings or because of time limit, teams will go into a tie-break scenario.  Each team will start the next inning with a runner on 2nd base and no outs.  The runner will be the last out recorded from the previous inning.

  3. Eight run rule applies after 5 innings, 12 run rule after 4 innings.
    Coaches must be in uniform and wear protective helmets.

  4. The time limit for each game is 2 hours.  No new inning will start after the 2:00 limit.  The new inning starts with the first official pitch in the top of the inning, not with the warmup pitches.  Time will officially start with the first pitch of the game.  The official score keeper will keep track of time. 

  5. Infield/outfield is not allowed, ground balls and flyballs in the outfield only please.

  6. Courtesy runners are encouraged for the pitcher and catcher only, courtesy runner can be any player that is not currently in the lineup.

  7. Re-entry rule for starters will be allowed.

  8. This is a “Round Robin” tournament.  Each team will get 4 games and there will not be any Championship game.

For More Information:

Helena Independents Head Coach Adam Bell