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Residency

RESIDENCY

 
a)       REGIONPLAYERS
 
All players must maintain primary residence and be available for legal employment, as of May 1 in the region governing the team with which a player competes. A temporary residence does not qualify as a primary residence. Transfer of employment to another region is acceptable until June 15 of the current season.
 
Any player moving to another region or travel league after May 1 of the current year and wishing to play in an ISC tournament or travel league shall make it known and be approved by the ISC Executive Director no later than June 15. This rule shall also apply to player changes for the host team and the defending champions. It shall be the responsibility of both the commissioner and the player to get a clearance before playing with another team after moving to another region or travel league. All commissioners shall receive a list of players who have been approved to play for another team after having moved to another region or travel league. The Executive Committee shall make the decision, and in no case shall anyone play if not approved by June 15.
 
b)      PLAYERS OUTSIDE REGION
 
If a player wishes to play in an ISC region and/or travel league outside of his geographic region of residence whether that region be under ISC jurisdiction or not, he must file a letter of intent with ISC headquarters by May 1 annually. This letter must be accompanied by a check or money order as specified by the ISC Out of Region Fee Schedule. Upon approval of the letter of intent by the ISC Executive Director, the out-of-region player will be bound to that team for the entire season and cannot play in ISC programs in his or any other region or travel league until the following season.
Team rosters for all ISC play shall be restricted to the same two (2) out of region pitchers for the entire season. Pitcher is defined as any player on an 18-man roster who pitches in any ISC competition.
Any team having more than 2 Out of Region pitchers, must declare the teams 2 Out of Region World Tournament pitchers by July 15 to the ISC Executive Director. Out of Region pitchers not declared for World Tournament participation may request release from the team and be made available to other teams for World Tournament play. 
Approved out-of-region players are eligible to be picked up by another team entered in World Tournament or ISC II Tournament of Champions.
 
Notification of approved out-of region players will be made to ISC commissioners by the Executive Director.
           
Approved out-of-region players must play in approved ISC Qualifying events to be eligible for World Tournament play. In the case of travel league teams, approved out-of- region players must play in at least six games (exceptions must be approved by the ISC Executive Director) to be eligible for World Tournament play. Teams with predetermined berths to the ISC World Tournament (defending champions, host team and invited team) are exempt from the six-game travel league rule
 
If a player signs a letter of intent and does not play in an official ISC Qualifying event by June 1, he can notify the ISC Executive Director for a withdrawal of his letter of intent.
 
After the May 1 Out of Region deadline, a team may apply to the appropriate Regional Commissioner or Vice President for a player replacement due to a hardship case. If hardship is approved, the replaced player will be ineligible for ISC competition for the current year.
 
If a player is within an ISC Region which does not send a team to the ISC World or ISC II Championships, the player may be picked up to play by another team outside that players designated region. This is subject to PRAWN rules and Out of Area form and fees.
 

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