18U National Team Identification Events

18U ID Events


For a player to be age-eligible for the 2024 18U National Team, they must have been born after Jan. 1, 2006.

WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup Americas Qualifier
Date: TBD
Location: TBD


The MLB/USA Baseball PDP League serves as the primary identification opportunity for the USA Baseball 18U National Team.

The 2024 PDP League will be held at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina, with the dates to be announced. The PDP League is an invitation-based development opportunity for 100 of the top high school baseball players ahead of the 2025 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

PDP League athletes will take part in a dynamic, development-centric experience throughout the eight-day exposure. Athletes will engage in individualized strength, conditioning and wellness training, on-field instruction, competitive game play, seminars and more.

To be considered for the PDP League, please email [email protected].

Information contained in this selection process document is subject to change at the sole discretion of USA Baseball and without further notice.