Lake Zurich Baseball and Softball Association

2019 Bear Claw Registration


Lake Zurich Baseball and Softball Association 2019 Bear Claw Tournament


This online entry form is for the Lake Zurich Baseball and Softball Association Annual Bear Claw Tournament which is scheduled to be played beginning on July 10th through July 14th. The tournament will consist of 8 to 12 teams in each of the 8U (coach pitch), 9U, 10U, 11U/12U, 13U/14U (combined) divisions. The LZBSA Bear Claw Tournament is open to House All-Star or Part-Time travel teams only. The tournament is not open to Full-Time travel teams.


The first 3 days of the tournament will consist of three pool play games. The top 4 teams in each age division will progress to the championship round on the final day. Trophies are awarded to 1st, 2nd, place teams and Medals awarded to 3rd and 4th place teams. 


Please complete the following online entry form and mail a check of $465.00 and proof of insurance with LZBSA named as an insured party to:


LZBSA Bear Claw Tournament

P. O. Box 411

Lake Zurich, IL 60047


Entrance into the tournament will not be guaranteed without a completed entry form and check. 


Entries will be accepted until the age brackets are full. Entry forms received after June 1st must send in a check for $495.00. Withdrawal from the tournament after June 20th will result in loss of your tournament fee. 


All reasonable efforts will be made for the handling of inclement weather conditions. Rainouts will be rescheduled as soon as possible for teams to complete the tournament. 


Refund Policy— Registration fee refunded up to 2 games played:

  • 0 games played – 100% (minus a $25 admin fee)
  • 1 game played – 50%
  • 2 games played – 25%

(Refunds issued only if games are cancelled because of inclement weather.)



We look forward to a great tournament! 


Steve Hilton

LZBSA Commissioner


Please send any other questions regarding the tournament to