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2023 Tournaments

2024 Garden Village Classic Tournaments

We will be hosting softball tournaments in Villa Park in 2024. 
Email your information if you would like to be notified - [email protected]

Contact with questions:

VPYB Vice President, Mike Hudecek, [email protected]

VPYB Travel Commissioner Nick Hildreth, [email protected]

Garden Village Softball Tournament - 4/22/2023 - 4/23/2023

2023 Garden Village Classic - April 22nd - April 23rd - 8U Softball Tournament

  • 4 Game Guarantee 

  • 2 Pool Games & Bracket Play

  •  Team Award

  •  90 Minute Finish the Inning in Pool Play

  •  120 Minute Finish the Inning in Semi-Finals 

  •  Unlimited Time in Championship

    Tournament Fee: $350.00

    Send Insurance and Payment: 

    Villa Park Youth Baseball & Softball of Illinois 

    VPYB, P.O. Box 6264

    Villa Park, Illinois 60181

    [email protected]

    Games will be played at Jefferson Middle School 

    255 W Vermont St, Villa Park, IL 60181

    8U Tournament Rules 

    90 min time limit (Finish the inning) 

    6 inning games 

    Mercy rule: 12 after 3, 10 after 4, 8 after 5 innings 

    5 runs per inning run limit 

    Games will be played with 10 players on the field

    No short center - 4 outfielders at equal depth

    3 innings per game per pitcher in pool play, 4 innings in bracket play

    Secondary Leadoffs allowed when ball crossed plate; no pickoffs 

    No drop third strike

    No stealing 

    Coach pitch after ball 4. Coach pitches remaining strikes

    No infield fly rule 

    Continuous batting order 

    Courtesy runner for catcher at any time, (Last batted out) 

    Home team determined by coin flip in pool play, higher seed in bracket play

    No time limit in Championship game 

    No protests. Umpire decision is final 

    Contact with questions:

    VPYB Travel Commissioner Abbie Hildreth 630-846-2426, [email protected]

    VPYB 8u Softball Coach Sandy Blary 630-204-3122, [email protected]


For any question/issues please send an email to:

      Abbie Hildreth: [email protected]
                     Nick Hildreth: [email protected]  

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