About the 15U National Team Championships
Thank you very much for your interest in USA Baseball and the 2017 USA Baseball 14U, 15U and 17U National Team Championships! The USA Baseball National Team Championships are the primary identification events for players to be considered for the 15U National Team or the 14U and 17U National Team Development Programs.
Through these events, USA Baseball provides an opportunity for 350+ teams to showcase their ability against teams from all across the country. The USA Baseball National Team Championships - West will be held in Glendale, Goodyear and Peoria, Ariz. and Palm Beach County, Fla., will again host the USA Baseball National Team Championships - East.
When: West: June 23 - 30 | East: June 16 - 23
Eligibility: Players born May 1, 2001, or later are eligible to compete in the 15U Championships. PLEASE NOTE: Only players born January 1, 2002, or later will be eligible to be selected to the 15U National Team. As such, USA Baseball requires that at least six (6) players on each team's roster be born on or after this international age cutoff (2002). There will be no exceptions to this rule in order to maximize the selection pool for national teams.
Where: The 15U National Team Championships - East will be in Palm Beach County, Fla., at the Spring Training home of the Cardinals/Marlins, Roger Dean Stadium, and at Santaluces Sports Complex. The 15U National Team Championships - West will be in Glendale, Peoria and Goodyear, Ariz., at the Spring Training homes of the White Sox/Dodgers, Padres/Mariners and Indians/Reds.
Roster Limits: Minimum of 15 players, maximum of 25 players
National Team Selection Opportunity: Minimum of 22 players will be invited to the 15U National Team Trials
Schedule: Minimum of six (6) scheduled games, weather permitting; four (4) games guaranteed
Cost: $2,500 ($500 deposit due at time of registration and $2,000 team fee due by May 12). Deposits and fees not submitted by the aforementioned due dates will have their tournament invites rescinded due to the number of teams on the waiting list. For local teams (within 100 miles of the tournament site and not requiring hotels) registration will cost be $2,200 ($500 due at time of registration and $1,700 team fee due by May 12).
Hotel Information: Teams that use USA Baseball's free housing service, USA Baseball Travel Services, will be eligible to receive a $500 rebate check. To qualify for the $500 rebate check, teams must accumulate at least 35 room nights (i.e. five  rooms for seven  nights). Hotel options for the National Team Championships will be located at www.usabaseball.com/travel. Friends and family are encouraged to book hotel rooms under their team's name and will receive the USA Baseball preferred rate while adding to the team's overall room nights. Please contact USA Baseball Travel Services at 919-474-8721 or email@example.com.