WEATHER POLICY

USA SOFTBALL OF HOUSTON WEATHER POLICY

WEATHER CANCELATION POLICY
At USA Softball of Houston, safety is the most important thing and if any of the threatening weather conditions is present the day of the event, the event may be delayed or canceled. When weather conditions or other physical conditions present a danger to participants, our officials maintain the right to cancel the event. Less threatening conditions may cause alterations of the format to ensure participant, volunteer, and community safety. Such conditions fall under the label "Acts of God," and will not result in a 100% refund of any entry fees since funds were already spent in preparation for the event.
 
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS
The USA Softball events may be canceled or delayed if any of the following weather conditions exist: Tornado Warning, Tornado Watch, Thunderstorm, "Heavy" Rain, other major weather condition.
 
START OR THE CANCELLATION OF THE EVENT
The start of the event may be delayed from the posted start time if any of the above-mentioned conditions exist. The event may then be canceled if any of the weather conditions persist: Tornado Warning, Tornado Watch or Thunderstorm.
 
Other Extreme Conditions
The start of the event may be delayed from the posted start time if these extreme. Unhealthy air quality due fire or other pollutions. Any Police or Fire emergency in the area. Authority to Cancel the Event the Tournament Director, in accordance with the city and or the local law enforcement, has the authority to cancel the event, if threatening conditions force cancellation of the event.
 
REFUND POLICY DUE TO CANCELLATION
If the event/tournament is canceled for an "Acts of God," (or any other reason prior to scheduled start) there will be a and will result in a 85% refund of any entry fees to cover unrecoverable funds has already been spent in preparation for the event.
 

Effective 8/1/2020 the following 'REFUND POLICY DUE TO CANCELLATION' will be used.

If the event/tournament is canceled for an "Acts of God," (or any other reason prior to scheduled start) there will be an 80% refund of any entry fees to cover unrecoverable funds has already been spent in preparation for the event.

If the event/tournament has started the following refund policy will be in effect:

  • Team that has played 1 games will receive a 65% refund

  • Team that has played 2 games will receive a 50% refund

  • Team that has played 3 or more gamed will receive a 0% refund

 
BROADCAST OF CANCELLATION
If Event is canceled more than 24 hours prior to the start time: We will notify all coaches by email.
 
If Event is canceled less than 24 hours before start time: We will notify all participants by email. We will also send a text to all who agreed to receive notification text messages during the registration process.
 
If Event is canceled during the actual event, on-site notification and notification on Tournament USA Softball will be posted.
 

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