2013 Gammas Softball Classic

Gammas Softball Classic 2013

Gammas Softball Classic Event Details


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Date: 

Saturday, August 10, 2013  8am – 6pm

at Big League Dreams West Covina

Location: 

Big League Dreams West Covina
2100 S Azusa Ave
West Covina, CA 91792

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Registration Deadlines:

  • The first deadline is June 21, 2013 – registration fee of $421.95
  • The second deadline is July 1, 2013 – registration fee of $473.45
  • Last registration deadline is July 12, 2013 – registration fee of $524.95

Registration fees can be paid for via our Eventbrite Page.

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The 2013 Participating Teams

 

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1. Zeta – SDSU
2. Delta – CSUN Team 1
3. Alpha – Chico State
4. Delta – CSUN Team 2
5. Gamma – UC Berkeley
6. Eta – UCLA Team 2

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7. Eta – UCLA Team 1
8. Kappa – UCSB
9. Nu – UCSD
10. Epsilon – Fresno Team 2
11. Sigma – Cal Poly Pomona
12. Omicron – Cal Poly SLO
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13. Theta – UC Davis
14. Delta – CSUN Team 3
15. Beta – San Jose State
16. Epsilon – Fresno Team 1
17. Upsilon – Cal State Dominguez Hills
18. Xi – Cal State LA

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Home Run Derby

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Home Run Derby

Gamma Softball Classic 2013 Home Run Derby

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Home Run Derby Participants

  • Julio Garcia (Alpha Chapter)
  • Dennis Cajina (Beta Chapter)
  • Victor Pena (Beta Chapter)
  • Manuel Ortega (Beta Chapter)
  • Jesus Rascon (Delta Chapter)
  • Moy Gallegos (Epsilon Chapter)
  • Jose Ibarra (Epsilon Chapter)
  • Emanuel Arevalo (Epsilon Chapter)
  • Jorge Oropeza (Theta Chapter)
  • Onniel Sanchez (Mu Chapter)
  • Marco Rizo (Nu Chapter)
  • Elmer Flores (Nu Chapter)
  • Jose Gonzalez (Sigma Chapter)
  • Adrian Hernandez
  • Thomas Venegas
  • Francisco Franco

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Home Run Derby Rules:

  • 10 Swings, but Maximum of 15 Pitches
  • Batters select their own Pitcher (Must be a Gamma) and can switch pitchers at any time
  • Pitches must be underhand and a minimum of 6 feet high
  • Batter with the Most Home Runs at the end of the round wins
  • In case of a Tie, the tied batters will go into extra rounds of 5 pitches each round until there is a winner
  • Batters can use their own bats, but will be inspected prior to the at bat for approval. In addition, any bat used in the contest is allowed to be used by any and all batters
  • Winner gets $75, Home Run Derby Trophy, Ticket to the After Party at the Conga Room

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For more information Contact: Alex Pineda (GammaZetaAlpha2004@yahoo.com


Gammas For A Cause

 

Gammas for a cause Children's Heart Foundation

 

Most people are unaware that Congenital Heart Defects (CHDs) are the most common birth defect in America, affecting approximately one in one hundred, or 40,000 newborns each year. CHDs are responsible for one third of all birth defect-related deaths and sadly 20 percent of children who make it through birth will not survive past their first birthday. Although a child is born every 15 minutes with a CHD, research continues to be grossly under-funded in America. Of every dollar the government spends on medical funding, only a fraction of a penny is directed toward congenital heart defect research.

For this reason, the Gammas Softball Classic tournament proceeds and donation will go to the Children’s Heart Foundation to help CHD research.

Thank you for helping to save children’s lives – one heart at a time.


History of the Gammas Softball Classic

Gamma Softball Classic 2013

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In the spring of 2010, three members of Gamma Zeta Alpha Fraternity got together after a league softball game to set up a friendly softball match between their respective chapters. The Eta chapter (UCLA) had played the Gamma Chapter and Delta Chapter (CSUN) in the previous years. In 2010, after a game between Gamma Chapter (CAL) and Eta Chapter (UCLA), the Alpha Chapter (Chico) would challenge the Eta Chapter (UCLA) to a match. Delta Chapter (CSUN) then volunteered to join this competition. After discussing how the rules would be set, an idea of opening this competition to other chapters came about. [/one_half]

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The idea involved to have a regional tournament open to all Gamma Zeta Alpha Chapters to participate in this tournament in the city of Los Angeles. That summer, the Gammas Softball Classic was officially launched with (7) participating chapters. In 2011, an additional (6) teams joined the tournament. Today, the Gammas Softball Classic is the largest organizational sporting event in the history of the fraternity.

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Gammas Softball Classic Committee

Alejandro Pineda, Alpha Chapter

Eddie Sandoval, Eta Chapter

Freddy Suarez, Alpha Chapter

Alex Elias, Gamma Chapter

Juan Santana, Delta Chapter

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