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 250 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: 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. **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

When: July 2-7
Cost: $2,950 (subject to change) - see the "General Information" section below for deposit requirements.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the 14U National Team Championships Arizona, players must be born on or after May 1, 2009 OR have an expected graduation date of 2028 or later. Only players born Jan. 1, 2010 or later are eligible for selection to the 13U/14U Athlete Development Program and players born January 1, 2009 or later will be eligible to be selected to the 15U National Team Training Camp.

15U National Team Championships

When: June 19-24
Cost: $2,950 (subject to change) - see the "General Information" section below for deposit requirements.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the 15U National Team Championships Arizona, players must be born on or after May 1, 2008 OR have an expected graduation date of 2027 or later. Only players born Jan. 1, 2009 or later are eligible for selection to the 15U National Team Training Camp and players born January 1, 2008 or later will be eligible to be selected to the 16U/17U National Team Development Program.

16U National Team Championships

When: June 26-July 1
Cost: $2,950 (subject to change) - see the "General Information" section below for deposit requirements.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the 16U National Team Championships Arizona, players must be born on or after May 1, 2007 OR have an expected graduation date of 2026 or later. All players with a 2026 grad year are eligible for selection to the 16U/17U National Team Development Program.

17U National Team Championships

When: June 12-17
Cost: $2,950 (subject to change) - see the "General Information" section below for deposit requirements.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the 17U National Team Championships Arizona, players must be born on or after May 1, 2006 OR have an expected graduation date of 2025 or later. Only players born Jan. 1, 2007 or later with a 2025 grad year are eligible for selection to the 16U/17U National Team Development Program.

General Information

Location:
The National Team Championships in Arizona will be held in Peoria and Surprise at the Spring Training homes of the Mariners, Padres, Rangers, and Royals. Additionally, there will be games played at Sunrise Mountain High School in Peoria.

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 five (5) games at the National Team Championships Arizona (weather permitting) and will not play any more than eight (8) 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 has partnered with Team Travel Source (TTS) for all your hotel needs! All teams must submit a $500 deposit by May 1 in addition to the event registration fee. Non-local teams (located 100+ miles from the tournament facility) are required to use one of the hotels provided and book through TTS for USA Baseball events.

Teams that meet the minimum number of room nights booked will receive the $500 rebate at the conclusion of the event. The minimum number of room nights will vary by event and will be communicated upon acceptance into the event.

How can my team qualify to earn the $500 rebate?

All below criterions must be fulfilled to qualify:

  • Your team must be registered as a non-local participant

  • Each individual team must accrue a minimum of XX room nights

    • The team name must be used when booking the reservation in order to count
  • The team must stay at one of the official event hotels provided by TTS

  • All bookings must be made directly through TTS or through TTS designated reservation portal. Player/parent/coach reservations that are booked though the hotel directly will not be considered in the final room night report. Any reservations booked through a third-party provider (i.e. hotels.com, expedia, hotwire, etc), booked directly with hotel brand app, or through any method other than through Team Travel Source, will NOT fulfill lodging requirement.

For questions or assistance with booking, please reach out to Team Travel Source at sports@teamtravelsource.com or 502.354.9103 Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. ET or Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET. You can also click HERE to chat with a Guest Experience Specialist during normal business hours. TTS is looking forward to working with you!

Teams accepted into the event are able to book rooms directly through the following link:
2024 National Team Championships Hotels