USA Baseball & MLB Girls Baseball Development

NOTE: Completion of the application link for any of the events does not guarantee participation in the event. Selected players will be contacted directly to confirm their participation in an event and to facilitate next steps.

For more information on girls baseball development, email mlbdevelopsinfo@mlb.com.

Breakthrough Series

The Girls Baseball Breakthrough Series is a joint effort on behalf of USA Baseball and Major League Baseball. This unique invite-only event is a baseball development event for top female baseball talent, including both on-field development and off-field programming. Coaches will include former Major League players and current and former USA Baseball Women’s National Team coaches and players.

For more information on girls baseball development, email mlbdevelopsinfo@mlb.com.

  • When: November 7-10, 2024
  • Where: Jackie Robinson Training Complex (Vero Beach, Fla.)
  • Eligibility: Girls ages 13-18 as of June 1, 2024 are eligible for the event (No exceptions)

Elite Development Invitational

The 2024 Girls Baseball Elite Development Invitational will provide individualized, professional instruction, competitive play, and educational seminars for approximately 64 female baseball players.

  • When: June 27-July 2, 2024
  • Where: Jackie Robinson Training Complex; Vero Beach, Fla.
  • Eligibility: Class of 2025, 2027, 2028 or 2028 female baseball players (applications may also be considered from class of 2024 athletes)
  • Number of Participants: 64
  • Application Deadline: TBD
  • Airfare, lodging, meals, and uniforms will be provided free of cost for all selected athletes.

*Please note this is a limited-capacity, elite-level development event. As such, the selection committee considers various factors during the selection process, with significant weight placed on the skills videos required in the application.

Girls Camp

The USA Baseball Girls Camp is a highly competitive event featuring players from across the country competing in a three-day event. Participating athletes will have the opportunity to further develop their skills through instructional workouts and game play while being coached by previous USA Baseball Women’s National Team staff.

  • When: TBD
  • Where: TBD
  • Eligibility: Girls ages 14-19 are eligible for the event

Grit Girls Baseball Identification Tour

  • The 2024 MLB GRIT Girls Baseball Identification Tour will serve as an identification event for future girls baseball development events.
  • Girls who play on their high school baseball teams are eligible for the event*
  • Girls must be 18 and under

\ If a high school-aged baseball player does not play on their high school team they may still apply to participate.*

Register:

LocationDateRegistration
Sacramento, Calif.Feb. 24Open
Compton, Calif.Feb. 25Open
Durham, N.C.March 24Open

Chicago, Ill.

Sept. 7Open
New York, N.Y.Sept. 14Open

*The exact times and locations for each event will be announced at a later date.

Trailblazer Series

In 2017, USA Baseball and Major League Baseball launched a new baseball tournament for girls and built around Jackie Robinson Day Weekend. For more information on the Trailblazer Series, follow @MLBDevelops.

2024 Trailblazer Series Info:

The Trailblazer Series is a joint effort of MLB and USA Baseball designed to provide playing, development, and educational opportunities to female baseball players ages 12-13. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from current and former Women's National Team players and coaching staff, baseball industry executives and other dignitaries from in and around the sport.

  • When: April 13-16, 2024
  • Where: Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach, Florida
  • Eligibility: Female baseball players ages 12-13