11th Annual Play 4 Tay Benefit Softball Tournament

September 5 - 6, 2020

Welcome to the 11th Annual Play 4 Tay Benefit Softball Tournament, raising awareness for childhood cancer and supporting the Live 4 Tay Foundation. The Foundation provides financial assistance grants to families who have a child with cancer.

Your team will officially be entered to once you register with USSSA for the tournament *and* pay your team's registration fee using the Pay links above for PayPal or Venmo.

8O Team Registration - $250 (one day tournament on Saturday) + $150 Gate Fee = $400 Total
10O Team Registration - $225 + $275 Gate Fee = $500 Total
12U - 18O Team Registration - $350 + $275 Gate Fee = $625 Total

Seeding in elimination play will be based on 1st registered/paid basis.
The Live 4 Tay Foundation handles the payments directly since this is a benefit tournament.
Please note in the payment comments the team name, age division and coach name.
Do NOT pay your team's registration fee through the USSSA site.


Team Gate Fee - $275
We are also collecting your team’s $275 gate/spectator fee as a no-contact system due to COVID-19.
This can also be paid through the PayPal or Venmo links above.
Please note in the payment comments the team name, age division and coach name.

Pay Pal @Live4Tay (paypal.me/live4tay)
Venmo @Live4Tay (Live 4 Tay Foundation, Mark Messick)

***TEAM PLAYING LOCATIONS:  Age group play locations will be assigned as teams begin to register and we determine which field locations can best accommodate the number of teams registered to play in each division.  ALL play locations are located within 15 - 20 minutes of one another.**
12A & 14A McKnight Park, 120 DeJarnette Lane, Murfreesboro, TN  37130

14A StarPlex Park, 130 DeJarnette Lane, Murfreesboro, TN  37130

12B & 14B Barfield Crescent Park, 697 Barfield Crescent Road, Murfreesboro, TN  37128

16O & 18O Veteran's Memorial Park, 115 Floyd Mayfield Drive, LaVergne, TN  37086

*Please refer to the USSSA site for specific play locations for your team.
***None of the play locations currently have operating water fountains due to COVID.  COOLERS ARE ALLOWED IN ALL PARKS, as usual for our tournament.  Concessions will be open under current CDC guidelines and all cities have told us that restroom cleaning will be more frequent than usual.  If you have concerns about COVID transmission, please come prepared to social distance, bring a mask and any other hygiene supplies you may need (clorox/lysol wipes for restrooms, etc.).

IMPORTANT NOTICE RE COVID-19:  Please note that any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19 and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed while in attendance at the event.  The Live 4 Tay Foundation, the venues, local municipalities or our vendors and volunteers are NOT RESPONSIBLE for the health and safety of this event.  We encourage you to follow the CDC’s policies, as well as local laws and restrictions.


The format will be two pool games to double elimination.

Game balls are to be furnished by the teams.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: We have reserved a block of rooms at the Sleep Inn for your convenience.  The hotel is conveniently located close to restaurants and shopping, and it is within a 10-20 minute drive to all of our playing locations.  Please refer to the Group: Play 4 Tay Softball when making your reservation to get the discounted rate and room block.

Sleep Inn (a Choice Hotel)

193 Chaffin Place

Murfreesboro, TN  37129

PH 615.396.3000



2 Double Beds, No Smoking - $70.00 per night


WEATHER POLICY:  We will try our best to get the event in, but sometimes mother nature has different plans and may force us to alter some things in order to do so. We reserve the right to change the format in case weather does occur.

VENDOR REQUESTS: Please email live4tayfoundation@gmail.com if you would like a vendor application.  ONLY registered and approved vendors will be allowed on site during the tournament.

Thank you to our tournament sponsors: