8 Year Old Tournaments, 2020

Cal Ripken Tournaments for 8 Year Olds

UpdatedMonday July 20, 2020 byPhilip Marcoux.

The following tournament information is based on information that we receive and is subject to change with or without notice.  However we will make every and all attempts to update the information in a timely manner. Their website links are included if and when they are available.

8-Year-Old Sites Dates
World Series, Player Pitch None  
World Series, Machine PitchNone    

Regional Tournament, Player Pitch


State Tournament

TBD  Aug 1st-TBD


There are several documents that are required to be able to participate in Babe Ruth League Tournaments. 

The Tournament Credential Checklist is required to be signed by the League President and the Team Manager.

A Consent for Treatment form is required for each player.

Rules for Connecticut State Tournaments are clarified in the Policies and Procedures for State Tournaments.

These 3  documents can be downloaded from Downloadable Forms & Files located here.


The pitching log that is required at all Cal Ripken State Tournaments is located in the same location.

A Position Papers concerning several issues can be found on the Umpires Page here.

World Series Qualifications:

To qualify for these World Series, teams must play to completion in their respective tournament trail.  The 8-Year-Old Player Pitch; 8-Year-Old Machine Pitch; 9-Year-Old and 11/70 Baseball World Series is open to all teams upon elimination from their respective tournament trail. State Champions and teams advancing to the Regional Tournaments must take part in the Regional Tournament. State Champions and Regional Champions will have first consideration to participate in the World Series.  Each age group has openings for 15 teams. 
All participating teams will be responsible for the arrangements and expense of their travel and lodging for the World Series.  All teams are guaranteed (3) three games, and all teams will advance to a single elimination round. Teams eliminated from the single elimination round will have an opportunity to participate in the Iron Man Bracket.  The Iron Man Bracket will provide medals for 1st and 2nd place. All games will be streamed.