united states coast guard

05 AUG 19

ALCGPSC 083/19
A.  Military Assignments and Authorized Absences, COMDTINST M1000.8A Articles 1.G.2.d. and 2.A.10.b.
1.  Training Center (TRACEN) Petaluma is proud to host the 46th Annual NORCAL Softball Tournament from 23-25 August 2019.
2.  The objectives of this tournament are to build camaraderie, promote physical fitness, teamwork and to showcase our members’ athletic talent.
3.  This tournament will follow the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) rules, with added bylaws. The tournament is limited to the first eight teams with paid entry fees. If a minimum of six teams have not registered and paid by the deadline, the tournament may be cancelled. All MWR eligible patrons are eligible for the tournament, but teams must be comprised of at least fifty percent active duty members. Team rosters must have a minimum of 10 players and a maximum of 15 players, plus two coaches. The 2019 ASA rules will apply with some modifications. ASA approved metal bats will be allowed. Team awards will be presented to the first three teams with additional individual awards for the first and second place teams.
4.  Entry fee is $275.00 per team. Entry fee payments should be made payable to USCG TRACEN Petaluma MWR. Checks may be mailed to Commanding Officer, USCG Training Center Petaluma, 599 Tomales Road, Petaluma, CA 94952, Attn: Sara Stansell or via credit card by calling CG TRACEN Petaluma MWR at (707) 765-7341. The entry deadline is 12 August 2019.
5.  Limited berthing is available at TRACEN Petaluma on a first come, first served basis, to include guest lodging and RV camping spaces at the lake recreation area. For information pertaining to TRACEN Petaluma guests lodging, contact the lodging office at (707) 765-7248 or for information pertaining to RV camping and lake recreation area, contact the MWR Ticket Office at (707) 765-7341.
6.  Interested teams should direct questions to the tournament director, Ms. Sara Stansell at (707) 765-7348 or
7.  In accordance with Ref A, administrative absence may be authorized for military members subject to Commanding Officer approval.
8.  Released by: CAPT P. N. Melnick, Command Deputy, CG Personnel Service Center. The Service Center for our most important resource – Our People.
9.  Internet release authorized.