National Team Championships - North Carolina About

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ABOUT THE NATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS NORTH CAROLINA

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 400 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 North Carolina will be held at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina.

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.

13U National Team Championships

This event is invitation-only and will have a maximum of 16 teams per age group. If your organization is interested in receiving an invitation to the 13U National Team Championship in North Carolina, please email USA Baseball.

Apply

When: June 18-20, 2022
Cost: $1,750 - see the "General Information" section below for deposit requirements.

Eligibility: 
Players born May 1, 2008, or later are eligible to compete in the 13U National Team Championships. PLEASE NOTE: All players, whether born in 2008 or 2009, will be eligible to be selected to the 13U/14U National Team Development Program.


14U National Team Championships

This event is invitation-only and will have a maximum of 16 teams per age group. If your organization is interested in receiving an invitation to the 14U National Team Championship in North Carolina, please email USA Baseball.

Apply

When: July 7-11, 2022
Cost: $2,500 - see the "General Information" section below for deposit requirements.

Eligibility: 
Players born on or after May 1, 2007, or players with an expected graduation date of 2026 or later, are eligible to compete in the 14U National Team Championships. PLEASE NOTE: Only players born January 1, 2008 or later will be eligible to be selected to the 14U Athlete Development Program and players born January 1, 2007 or later will be eligible to be selected to the 15U National Team Trials.


15U National Team Championships

This event is invitation-only and will have a maximum of 16 teams per age group. If your organization is interested in receiving an invitation to the 15U National Team Championship in North Carolina, please email USA Baseball.

Apply

When: July 12-16, 2022
Cost: $2,500 - see the "General Information" section below for deposit requirements.

Eligibility:
Players born on or after May 1, 2006, or players with an expected graduation date of 2025 or later, are eligible to compete in the 15U National Team Championships. PLEASE NOTE: Only players born January 1, 2007 or later will be eligible to be selected to the 15U National Team and players born January 1, 2006 or later will be eligible to be selected to the 16U/17U National Team Development Program. 


16U National Team Championships

This event is invitation-only and will have a maximum of 16 teams per age group. If your organization is interested in receiving an invitation to the 16U National Team Championship in North Carolina, please email USA Baseball.

Apply

When: June 21-25, 2022
Cost: $2,500 - see the "General Information" section below for deposit requirements.

Eligibility:
Players born on or after May 1, 2005, or players with an expected graduation date of 2024 or later, are eligible to compete in the 16U National Team Championships in North Carolina. PLEASE NOTE: All players, whether born in 2005 or 2006, will be eligible to be selected to the 16U/17U National Team Development Program.


17U National Team Championships

This event is invitation-only and will have a maximum of 16 teams per age group. If your organization is interested in receiving an invitation to the 17U National Team Championship in North Carolina, please email USA Baseball.

Apply

When: June 14-17, 2022
Cost: $2,500 - see the "General Information" section below for deposit requirements.

Eligibility:
Players born on or after May 1, 2003, or players with an expected graduation date of 2023 or later, are eligible to compete in the 17U National Team Championships. PLEASE NOTE: Only players born January 1, 2005 or later will be eligible to be selected to the 17U National Team Development Program and players born January 1, 2004 or later will be eligible to be selected to the Prospect Development Pipeline League.


General Information

Location:
The National Team Championships North Carolina will be held at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina.

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 to play six games at the 14U, 15U and 16U National Team Championships (weather permitting) and will not play more than seven scheduled games. Teams are guaranteed to play five games at the 17U National Team Championships (weather permitting) and will not play more than six scheduled games. Teams are guaranteed to play four games at the 13U National Team Championships (weather permitting) and will not play more than six scheduled games.

Cost:
A $500 deposit is due upon registration and the remaining team registration fee is due by March 1. Deposits and fees not submitted by the aforementioned due dates will have their tournament invites rescinded. Accepted team's deposits and full payments are not refundable after March 1.

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.