About the Futures Invitational

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The USA Baseball 10U and 11U Futures Invitational are elite youth championship events, exclusively reserved for top 10U and 11U teams and athletes. The four-day, championship tournaments will both be hosted at Middle Creek Park and Thomas Brooks Park, which is home to the USA Baseball National Training Complex, the official training site of Team USA, in Cary, North Carolina. Both the 10U and 11U event will host the best teams from across the country featuring the top youth talent in the nation.

10U Futures Invitational

When: June 18-21, 2020
Age Limits: Players born January 1, 2009 or later are eligible to participate in the 11U Futures Invitational.
Notes: See the "General Information" section below for additional information regarding the Futures Invitational.


11U Futures Invitational

When: June 25-28, 2020
Age Limits: Players born January 1, 2008 or later are eligible to participate in the 11U Futures Invitational, as well as for selection to 12U National Team Trials.
Eligibility: A minimum of sixteen players will be invited to the 2020 12U National Team Trials immediately following the event.
Notes: See the "General Information" section below for additional information regarding the Futures Invitational.


General Information

Bat Specifications:
The Futures Series will be a USABat-certified only event. USABat specifications and additional information can be found here.

Location:
The 10U and 11U Futures Invitational will be held in Cary, North Carolina, at Middle Creek Park and Thomas Brooks Park.

Roster Limits:
Rosters should include a minimum of 13 players and no more than 20 players, as well as a minimum of two coaches.

Schedule:
Teams are guaranteed five games at the Futures Invitational (weather permitting).

Registration Package:
The registration fee covers the following items for the team and each participant included on the roster:

  • All event registration-related costs: baseballs, fields, line-up cards, umpires, etc.
  • USA Baseball premium player package inclusive of a player bag filled with products from official USA Baseball sponsors, included by not limited to Adidas, New Era, Gatorade and Majestic
  • Athlete performance testing
  • Complimentary individual and team photos
  • Free gate admission for players, coaches and parents at all Futures Invitational games and free gate access at the USA Baseball National Training Complex
  • Team banner for each team participating in the event
  • Medals for the first, second and third place teams as well as a trophy and a banner for the gold medal winners


Hotel Information:
Teams are required to use USA Baseball's free housing placement service, USA Baseball Travel Services. Friends and family are also encouraged to book hotel rooms under their team's name and will receive the USA Baseball preferred rate. A complete list of hotel options as well as additional details will be provided upon acceptance into the event.

For more information, please contact USA Baseball Travel Services at 919-474-8721 or travel@usabaseball.com.