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ABOUT THE NATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS ARIZONA

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The USA Baseball National Team Championships are elite championship events which serve as the primary identification vehicle for players to be considered for the 15U National Team, as well as the 13U/14U Athlete Development Program (ADP) and the 16U and 17U National Team Development Programs (NTDP). Through these events, USA Baseball provides an opportunity for more than 300 teams the chance to showcase their talents against teams from all across the nation and players an opportunity to be selected to represent their country.

The USA Baseball National Team Championships Arizona will be held at the following Spring Training venues in the Greater Phoenix area: Camelback Ranch, home of the Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers; Goodyear Ballpark, home of the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Guardians; Peoria Sports Complex, home of the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners; and Surprise Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers.

USA Baseball will no longer charge processing fees for consumers who make payments using a credit card for its National Team Championships registration. Additionally, USA Baseball's Travel Services department will continue to provide its hotel placement services free of charge for event participants; however, a hotel rebate will no longer be available to teams. For more information on the USA Baseball Travel Services department and its services, read more in the "General Information" section below.

14U National Team Championships

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When: July 1-7, 2023
Cost: $2,950 - see the "General Information" section below for deposit requirements.

Eligibility:
Players born May 1, 2008 or later are eligible to compete in the 14U National Team Championships. PLEASE NOTE: Only players born January 1, 2009 or later will be eligible to be selected to the 14U Athlete Development Program. As such, USA Baseball requires that at least six players on each team's roster be born on or after this international age cutoff (2009). There will be no exceptions to this rule in order to maximize the selection pool for national teams.


15U National Team Championships

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When: June 12-17, 2023
Cost: $2,950 - see the "General Information" section below for deposit requirements.

Eligibility:
Players born May 1, 2007 or later are eligible to compete in the 15U National Team Championships. PLEASE NOTE: Only players born January 1, 2008 or later will be eligible to be selected to the 15U National Team Trials. As such, USA Baseball requires that at least six players on each team's roster be born on or after this international age cutoff (2008). There will be no exceptions to this rule in order to maximize the selection pool for national teams.


16U National Team Championships

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When: June 25-30, 2023
Cost: $2,950 - see the "General Information" section below for deposit requirements.

Eligibility:
Players with an anticipated grad year of 2025 or later are eligible to compete in the 16U National Team Championships. PLEASE NOTE: Only players born January 1, 2007 or later will be eligible to be selected to the 16U National Team Development Program. As such, USA Baseball requires that at least six players on each team's roster be born on or after this international age cutoff (2007). There will be no exceptions to this rule in order to maximize the selection pool for national teams.


17U National Team Championships

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When: June 19-24, 2023
Cost: $2,950 - see the "General Information" section below for deposit requirements.

Eligibility:
Players with an anticipated grad year of 2024or later are eligible to compete in the 17U National Team Championships. PLEASE NOTE: Only players born January 1, 2006 or later will be eligible to be selected to the 17U National Team Development Program.. USA Baseball requires that at least six (6) players on each team's roster be born on or after this international age cutoff (January 1, 2006). There will be no exceptions to this rule in order to maximize the selection pool for national teams.


General Information

Location:
The National Team Championships in Arizona will be held in Glendale, Goodyear, Peoria and Surprise at the Spring Training homes of the Dodgers, Guardians, Mariners, Padres, Rangers, Reds, Royals and White Sox.

Roster Limits:
Rosters should include a minimum of 15 players and no more than 25 players. Rosters can be edited until 12 a.m. the day bracket play starts.

Schedule:
Teams are guaranteed six (6) games at the National Team Championships Arizona (weather permitting) and will not play any more than nine (9) scheduled games.

Cost:
A $750 deposit is due upon registration and the remaining team registration fee is due by May 1. Deposits and fees not submitted by the aforementioned due dates will have their tournament invites rescinded.

Hotel Information:
USA Baseball Travel Services is the official housing bureau for all USA Baseball tournaments. Non-local teams (located 100+ miles from the complex) are required to use USA Baseball’s hotel partners. Travel Services works directly with local hotel properties to secure the lowest group rates for our participants and their families. In addition, Travel Services offers other discount travel codes.

The Travel Services department is committed to providing you with outstanding service and support for your travel experience. If you have travel questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to them via phone at (919) 433-9759 or email at [email protected] Office hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET.