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Welcome To The Home Site Of Thee 2017 SPA  Buckeye Classic Senior Softball AA/AAA Tournament      

      JUNE, 2017 TOURNAMENT DATES

          JUNE  5-6-7 75' S AAA'S/MAJOR; JUNE 8-9 65'S; JUNE  10-11 50'S/55'S

                JUNE  13-14-15 70'S /80'S; JUNE  16-17 60'S

    ENTRY FEE $475 - SIX GAMES, SIX DIFFERENT OPPONENTS, SAME AGE AND CLASS


   

 



       CONGRATULATIONS 2016 THEE BUCKEYE CLASSIC CHAMPS 

HAMEL 80'S - 80'S DIVISION CHAMPS

PITTSBURGH GOLD - 75'S SCARLET CHAMPS

DAYTON LEGENDS 75'S - 75'S GREY CHAMPS

PFEIFFERS/DOC'S BOYS - 75 MAJOR

RUSH TRUCKING - 70 SCARLET AAA CHAMPS

SYRACUSE CYCLONES - 70 GREY AAA CHAMPS

FRICKERS SPORTS BAR - 70 AA CHAMPS

SYRACUSE MERCHANTS - 65'S AAA SCARLET CHAMPS

LIFEGUARD FINANCIAL - 65'S AAA GREY CHAMPS

CHICAGO BLUE CHIPS - 65'S AA CHAMPS

SPRING FORD - 60 AAA SCARLET DIVISION CHAMPS

MINUTEMEN/PEPCO SFS - 60 AAA GREY CHAMPS

POLYVIOU DENTAL - 55 AAA CHAMPS

FLYTIME - 50 AAA CHAMPS

NOW TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR THEE SPA JUNE 2017 BUCKEYE CLASSIC

91 TEAMS ALREADY SIGNED-UP (SEE TEAMS ENTERED ON LEFT MENU)

JUNE 5, 6,7 75' S AAA'S/MAJOR; JUNE 8-9 65'S; JUNE  10-11 50'S/55'S

                                                         JUNE  13-14-15 70'S /80 MAJOR'S; JUNE  16-17 60'S                                            

 ***** NEW FOR THEE 2017 BUCKEYE CLASSIC !!! *****

75 AND 80 DIVISIONS WILL BE USING THE PITCHER PROTECTION SCREEN!!!

IT WAS APPROVED 16-2 IN A PHONE SURVEY WITH 2016 75 AND 80 TEAMS                                                                        

             TEAMS WHO HAVE REQUESTED SPOTS IN THEE 2017 SPA BUCKEYE CLASSIC

 80'S - 1. PEACHTREE RESTAURANT (AAA,PA), 2. PFEIFFERS GTAY SOX (AAA.MICH); 3. PROHEATH CARE 80'S (AAA,WIS); 4. THUNDER (AAA, KY); 5. HAMEL BUILDERS 80'S (AAA,MD); 6. BARBERTON HERALD (AAA,OHIO); 7. SYRACUSE CYCLONES 80'S (AAA,NY); 8. BACKOFFICE ASSOCIATES (AAA,MA); 9.

75'S MAJORS - 1. HAMEL BUILDERS 75'S (MAJOR, MD); 2. MICHIANA MERCHANTS (MAJ,MICH); 3. CANTURBURY CRUISERS (MAJ,MICH); 4. PITTSBURGH GOLD (M,PA); 5. 

75'S -1. INDIANAPOLIS CLASSICS (AAA,IND); 2. CHICAGO GEEZERS (AAA,IL); 3. CAROLINA BLUE SKY (AAA,NC); 4. COSSA 75'S (AAA,OH); 5. BRANTFORD NISSAN 75'S (AAA, ONT, CAN); 6. DAYTON LEGENDS WHC (AAA,OH); 7. OLDE D'S (AAA.MICH); 8. PROHEALTH CARE 75'S (AAA,WIS); 9. SENIOR RED BIRDS (AAA,IL); 10. MISSISSAUGA LEGENDS (AAA,ONT,CA); 11. JERSEY JAGS (AAA,NJ); 12. AKRON BRENNAN'S (AAA,OH); 13. QUAD CITY OLD STARS (AAA,IOWA); 14. FEDELE'S BROOKHOUSE RESTAURANT (AAA,NY); 15. SYRACUSE CYCLONES 75'S (AAA,NY); 16. WISDOM FINANCIAL (AAA,KY); 17. BACKOFFICE ASSOCIATES (AAA,MA); 18. NY STATESMEN (AAA,NY); 19. NAMI CONSTRUCTION (AAA,NJ); 20. COZY CORNER GRILL (AAA,RI); 21

70'S - 1. RUSH TRUCKING (AAA,MICH); 2. WINDSOR CHIEFS (AAA, ONT,CAN); 3. LIFEGUARD FINANCIAL/PEPCO (AAA,OH); 4. COSSA 70'S (AAA.OH); 5. COLUMBUS SILVER STICKS (AAA,IND); 6. SENIOR RED BIRDS (AAA,IL); 7. ATINI (AAA,DE); 8. SYRACUSE CYCLONES (AAA,NY); 9. CHICAGO STRIKERS (AAA,IL); 10. FRICKERS SPORTS BAR (AAA,OH); 11. MAGIC SPORTS CARDS (AAA,OH); 12. DAYTON LEGENDS (AAA,OH); 13. LEGENDS OF DAYTON (AA,OHIO); 14. ROCHESTER CLASSICS 70'S (AAA,NY); 15. HEWCOR VS BANDITS LXX (AA, ONTARIO,CAN); 16. PITTSBURGH STEEL CITY (AAA,PA); 17. COZY CORNER GRILL (AAA,RI)

65'S 1. RUSH TRUCKING (AAA,MICH); 2. LIFEGUARD FINANCIAL/PEPCO (AAA,OH); 3.BRICKYARD CLASSICS 65'S (AAA,IND); 4. CHICAGO  BLUE CHIPS (AAA,IL); 5. CLASSIC 65'S ROCHESTER BREWERS (AAA,NY); 6. MICHIGAN LAKERS (AAA,MICH); 7. DOC MARTENS/ROPE COURSES (AAA,MI); 8. OHIO SILVERADO'S (AAA,OH); 9. ROCHESTER ROYALS (AA,NY); 10. SYLVANIA 65'S (AA,OHIO); 11. INDIANA LEGENDS - COLUMBUS (AA, IND); 12. SPRING FORD 65'S (AAA,PA); 13. UNIVERSAL SOFTBALL 65'S (AAA,OH); 14. SYRACUSE CYCLONES (AAA,NY); 15. CAVCO (AAA WINDSOR,ONT,CAN); 16. STEEL DAWGS (AAA,PA)

60'S – 1. EAGLES TAVERN (AAA,NY); 2. MCMAHON-COYNE-VITANTONIO 60'S (AA,OHIO); 3. WINDSOR CHIEFS (AAA, ONT, CAN); 4. GRIFFITH BROTHERS (AAA,NY); 5. TENNESSEE VETERANS (AAA,TN); 6. SIDELINE SPORTS BAR (AAA,OH); 7 SPRING FORD (AAA,PA); 8. MINUTEMEN/PEPCO/SFS (AAA,OH); 9. OHIO 60'S (AAA,OH); 10. OG 60'S (AAA,KY); 11.

55'S -  1. SNEAKY PETE'S (AAA,MD); 2. BUCKEYE CLASSICS 55'S (AAA,OH); 3. 1 UNDER CRAFT BEER AND EATS (AAA,MICH);  4. CAPP'S STEEL (AAA,OHIO); 5. ALLSHRED SYLVANIA 55'S (AAA,OH); 6. PITTSBURGH NORTH (AAA,PA); 7. TEAM ILLINOIS (AAA,IL); 8. JACKSON MERCHANTS (AAA,MICH); 9. JJ FINANCIAL EAGLES (AAA,MICH); 10. DETROIT CONNECTION (AAA,OH);

50'S - 1.TRINITY RIZZOS (AAA,NY); 2. FLYTIME (AAA,MICH); 3. OHIO HITMEN (AAA,OHIO); 4. BLACK SHEEP (AAA,OHIO); 5. CIRCLE CITY PLAYMAKERS 50'S (AAA,IND); 6.

                        ALL 2017 SPA TOURNAMENTS NOW LISTED AT

              http://www.softball-spa.com/spadata/CalendarPrint.aspx                                               


Thee Buckeye Classic is the highest attended non-world championship senior tournament east of Las Vegas. In 2011 Seventy-two AA and AAA teams attended; in 2012 seventy-five teams attended, 2013 the total was eighty-three, 2014 the total was seventy-seven, 2015 the total was 81 teams and in 2016 we drew 76 teams.

In 2017 we are expecting between 76 to 80 teams. we are limited to 84 maximum due to field availability. Hope you can find time in your 2017 summer tournament schedule to join us. Dates are listed at top of the page.                                             

                           

SPA CALENDAR FOR GLEN BURNIE, OHIO , JIM WELCH, IND AND SPA WORLDS
**** NOTICE 75 AND 80'S WORLDS MOVED FROM COLUMBUS, OHIO TO DALTON,GA
 
4/29-5/2 - Glen Burnie Classic; SPA Office (405) 376-7034 spaoffice@softballspa.com
All ages, all classes Bachman Sports Complex $500
 
5/10 - 5/14 First Flight of Ohio; John Zampatti (937) 371-9717 johnzsoftball@aol.com
All ages, all classes Kettering Field Complex $425
 
5/22-5/25 Jim Welch MEMORIAL SPA Classic,
Lenny Suess (618) 791-1380       jsuess@gmail.com
All Ages, all classes Cordy Mac Complex (TRI-Township Park) Troy,Ill $300/$325
 
6/5 -6/11 Thee 2017 SPA Buckeye Classic Ho Hoffman (330) 336-3958 hockepuck@aol.com
75 AAA/M; 65 AA/AAA; 50 AAA, 55 AAA - Barberton Ohio Sports Complex $475
 
6/13 -6/17 Thee 2017 SPA Buckeye Classic Ho Hoffman (330) 336-3958 hockepuck@aol.com
70 AA/AAA, 80 's; 60 AA AAA - Barberton Sports Complex $475
 
6/23 - 6/25 Heart of Ohio Kevin Ohms (614) 645-3366 kaohms@columbus.gov
All ages all classes Berliner Park, Columbus,Ohio $475
 
7/13 - 7/16 Indiana Hoosier Classic Amy Whisker (317) 392-5128 awisker@cityofshelbyvillein.com 65, 75, 80 All Classes Blue River Park; Shelbyville,Ind $400
 
7/21 - 7/25 Indiana Hoosier Classic Amy Whisker (317) 392-5128 awisker@cityofshelbyvillein.com 50-60 All Classes Blue River Park; Shelbyville,Indr $400
 
8/3 - 8/6 Great Lakes SPA NIT Jerry Keefe (567) 686-6846 jerrykeefe1@hotmail.com
All ages, all classes Pacesetter Park, Sylvania, Ohio $475
 
9/10-9/13 SPA Men's 75+, 80+ World Championship SPA Office (405) 376-7034 spaoffice@softball.net All classes Heritage Point Park, Dalton, Ga $695
 
7/20- 7/23 SPA Men's Worlds Dalton 50, 55, 60 Major - Major Plus $750
SPA Office (405) 376-7034 spaoffice@softball.net Heritage Point Park, Dalton, Ga
 
9/10 - 9/13 SPA Men's Worlds Dalton 50 and 55 AAA, 65 All Divisions
SPA Office (405) 376-7034 spaoffice@softball.net Heritage Point Park, Dalton, Ga $695
 
9/14 - 9/17 SPA Men's Worlds Dalton, Ga 60 AA/AAA; 70 AA/AAA +
SPA Office (405) 376-7034 spaoffice@softball.net Heritage Point Park, Dalton, Ga $695  
  

                                              SPA GRAND SLAM

THEE BUCKEYE CLASSIC will again be one of the four (east, west, south, north) SPA tournaments who will be sending their Division Winners to the GRAND SLAM held in DALTON a few days before the SPA WORLDS.

                               

Just some information on how the teams who played at THEE SPA 2016 BUCKEYE CLASSIC did at the SPA DALTON 2016 WORLDS.

It is apparent for teams which want lots if teams and good competition to play, THEE SPA 2017 BUCKEYE CLASSIC is the tournament to attend.
There were 28 teams from THEE 2016 BUCKEYE CLASSIC which participated in the SPA WORLDS. Out of 13 possible Divisions at the SPA WORLDS, THEE BUCKEYE CLASSIC teams won NINE..there were also five runner-ups.
Not to early to reserve your spot in THEE SPA 2017 BUCKEYE CLASSIC. Dates are JUNE 5,6,7 All 75 Divisions; JUNE 8-9 65 AA/AAA; JUNE 10-11 50's/55's; JUNE 13,14,15 70's AA/AAA and 80's; JUNE 16,17 60's AA/AAA
 
Standings of THEE SPA 2016 BUCKEYE CLASSIC teams which entered the SPA 2016 WORLDS.
Teams which attended the SPA Worlds and also played at THEE BUCKEYE CLASSIC
75 Gold
1. Pittsburgh Gold, Pa -  CONGRATULATIONS CHAMPS (MAJOR 2017)
2. Pro Health Care, Wis - 4th
3. Peachtree Restaurant, Pa - T5
4, Wisdom Financial, Ky - T5
5. Chicago Geezers, Il - T7
6. Akron Brennan's, Oh - T7
75 Silver
1. Dayton Legends, Oh - CONGRATULATIONS CHAMPS (AAA 2017)
75 Bronze
1. Olde D's, Mich - CONGRATULATIONS CHAMPS
2. COSSA 75'S, Oh - RUNNER-UP
75 Major
1. Canterbury Cruisers, Mich - CONGRATULATIONS CHAMPS
2. New York Statesmen, NY - RUNNER-UP
80 Gold
1.Hamel's 80's.Md - RUNNER-UP
2.Pfeiffer's Gray Sox, Mich - 3.
3.Pro Health Care, Wis - 4
4.Louisville Thundwer 80's - T5
50's
1. Flytime, Mich - T4
55's
1. JJ Financial,Mich - 4
2. Polyviou Dental - T7
65 AA
1. Blue Chips. Il - CONGRATULATIONS CHAMPS  (AAA 2017)
2. Indiana Legends - 3.
65AAA
1. Syracuse Merchants, NY - CONGRATULATIONS TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPION (MAJ 2017)
2. Lifeguard Financial, Oh - T8
60AA
1. Indy Fog, Ind - RUNNER-UP
60 AAA
1. Golden Vipers, Mich - CONGRATULATIONS CHAMPION  (MAJOR 2017)
70AAA
1. Indy Pride, Ind - CONGRATULATIONS CHAMPIONS (MAJOR 2017)
2. Chicago Strikers - T7
70AA
1. Indy Classics - CONGRATULATIONS CHAMPIONS  (AAA 2017)
2. Legends of Dayton - RUNNER-UP
RESULTS OF ENTIRE SPA WORLD TOURNAMENT AVAILABLE AT THE SPA WEBSITE

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