Team Instructions for Super Regional Games


  1. The Super Regional series will be hosted by the #1 seeded team in each 4-team pod.  The Super Regional shall be a 4-team double-elimination format.
    1. Play dates: October 16 & 17 (A-D2, 3A, 5A, 7A) October 18 & 19 (A-D1, 2A, 4A, 6A)
    2. The #1 Seed (Host School) shall play the 1st game of the Super Regional
    3. Games scheduled with starting times prior to 3:00 PM are subject to availability of umpire crews.
    4. Contest officials will be assigned by the GHSA Office.  If you are hosting and you have NOT heard from the game officials no later than (48) hours in advance of the first game, contact the GHSA Office. 
    5. The higher seeded team shall be the “home” team in each game.
    6. The host school is responsible for the following:
      1. Official game balls (2 per game)
      2. Secure dressing area for umpires
      3. Ticket gate personnel
      4. Site Security & Game Manager
      5. Set up GoFan account for ticketing
      6. On-site lightning detection system

NOTE:  The designated home team each game is responsible for keeping the official score book

  1. FINANCES as follows:
      1. Ticket prices are $12.00 per day or $20.00 2-day pass. 
      2. All tickets sold exclusively on GoFan (
      3. The host school shall contact GoFan to set up the exclusive ticket link for your respective Super Regional.
      4. The district umpire assignment coordinator assigned to each series is responsible to invoice the host schools for umpire fees prior to, or within 24 hours following, the final game by agreement with the host school. Games will be assigned as a 3-person umpire crew.
      5. Please complete the Fast-Pitch State Softball Playoffs Financial Report as found on the Forms page of the GHSA website within 10 days of the event conclusion.  NOTE:  The “Financial Report” form can be found in the GHSA Forms booklet, or on the GHSA web site.
  1. All other GHSA Policies and Procedures pertaining to the State Tournament apply unless otherwise specified.  (Refer to page 80  of the GHSA White Book)
    1. Each participating team member is allowed free admission at the site in which they are participating until their team is eliminated from the tournament.
    2. ONLY GHSA Coaches Passes and officials with a GHSA Official’s Pass are to be admitted at no charge with proof of identification. 
    3. Each school is responsible for the behavior of its coaches, players, and spectators.  Therefore, the behavior and sportsmanship of spectators is a high priority and must be monitored by on-site school administrators. 
    4. Only “Team Essential Personnel” are allowed in the team dugouts. “Spirit” individuals, non-playing students, coaches’ children, photographers etc. are NOT considered “Team Essential Personnel”.
    5. Teams advancing to the “Elite Eight” in Columbus will find “Softball Elite Eight Team Instructions” on the GHSA web site.
    6. If your team advances to the Elite Eight in Columbus there is a MANDATORY Head Coach Zoom call Monday, October 23 @ 7:00 PM. Failure to be on the call will result in a $250.00 fine. The call link is:

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