Thank you very much for your interest in USA Baseball and the 2014 USA Baseball 14U, 15U and 17U National Team Championships! Through these National Team Championships, USA Baseball will now be able to provide an opportunity for nearly 300 teams to showcase their ability against teams from all across the country.

Additionally, these events are primary identification vehicles for players to be considered for both the 15U National Team and 14U and 17U National Team Development Programs.

The 14U, 15U and 17U USA Baseball National Team Championships - West will be held in Glendale, Peoria and Goodyear, Ariz. (14U: 52 teams/15U: 64 teams/17U: 64 teams), the 14U, 15U and 17U National Team Championships - East will be held in Palm Beach County, Fla. (14U: 24 teams/15U: 32 teams/17U: 48 teams).


USA Baseball 14U National Team Championships information

14U National Team Championships

When:

West: June 29-July 4, 2014

East: June 17-22, 2014

Where: The 14U National Team Championships - East will be in Palm Beach County, Fla., at the Spring Training homes of the Cardinals/Marlins and at the Santaluces Complex, former Spring Training home of the Expos. The 14U 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 Development Program Selection Opportunity: Minimum of 38 players will be invited to the 14U National Team Development Program**

Age Limit: May 1, 1999 (oldest birth date of eligible participant)*

* Players born May 1, 1999, or later are eligible to compete in the 14U National Team Championships. Please note, however, that only players born Jan. 1, 2000, or later will be eligible to be selected to the 14U National Team Development Program. As such, USA Baseball requires that at least six players on each team's roster be born on or after this international age cutoff (2000). There will be no exceptions to this rule in order to maximize the selection pool for national teams.

Schedule: Minimum of six scheduled games, weather permitting; four games guaranteed

Cost: $2,000** ($500 deposit due with application and $1,500 team fee due by May 14 for the East and by May 23 for the West.) Deposits and fees not submitted by the aforementioned due dates will have their tournament invites rescinded due to the number of teams on the waiting list.

** 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 25 room nights (i.e. five rooms for five nights, etc). Local team (within 100 miles of the tournament site and not requiring hotels) registration will be $1,700. HOTEL OPTIONS FOR THE 2014 14U NATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS. FOR ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT JOCELYN FERN.

To view the USA Baseball 14U National Team Championships itinerary, click here.

The USA Baseball 14U National Team Championships will serve as a vehicle to select a minimum of 38 players for the overall pool of 40 players to compete in the 14U National Team Development Program to be held on August 3-9 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C. If you have any questions on the 14U National Team Championships or National Team Development Program, please contact us via email at championships@usabaseball.com.


USA Baseball 15U National Team Championships information

15U National Team Championships

When:

West: June 20-28, 2014

East: July 11-19, 2014

Where: The 15U National Team Championships - East will be in Palm Beach County, Fla., at the Spring Training home of the Cardinals/Marlins. 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

Age Limit: May 1, 1998 (oldest birth date of eligible participant)*

* Players born May 1, 1998, or later are eligible to compete in the 15U Championships. Please note, however, that only players born Jan. 1, 1999, or later will be eligible to be selected to the Team USA 15U National Team. As such, USA Baseball requires that at least eight players on each team's roster be born on or after this international age cutoff (1999). There will be no exceptions to this rule in order to maximize the selection pool for national teams.

Schedule: Minimum of seven scheduled games, weather permitting; five games guaranteed

Cost: $2,500** ($500 deposit due with application and $2,000 team fee due by May 14 for the East and by May 23 for the West)

** 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 40 room nights (e.g. five rooms for eight nights or six rooms for seven nights, etc.). Local team (within 100 miles of the tournament site and not requiring hotels) registration will be $2,200. HOTEL OPTIONS FOR THE 2014 15U NATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS. FOR ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT JOCELYN FERN.

To view the USA Baseball 15U National Team Championships itinerary, click here.

The 2014 USA Baseball 15U National Team will be selected primarily from the pool of more than 2,000 participants in the USA Baseball 15U National Team Championships. A minimum of 22 out of the 40 total invites to the 2014 USA Baseball 15U National Team Trials will come from the National Team Championships. The final 15U National Team will be selected out of the Trials, which will be held before the team competes internationally in the WBSC World Cup. If you have any questions, please contact us via email at championships@usabaseball.com


USA Baseball 17U National Team Championships information

17U National Team Championships

When:

West: June 20-28, 2014

East: June 17-25, 2014

Where: The 17U National Team Championships - East will be in Palm Beach County, Fla., at the Spring Training home of the Cardinals/Marlins and at Santaluces Complex. The 17U 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 Exposure: Minimum of 30 players will be invited to the 17U National Team Development Program

Age Limit: May 1, 1996 (oldest birth date of eligible participant)*

* Players born May 1, 1996, or later are eligible to compete in the 17U National Team Championships. Please note, however, that only players born Jan. 1, 1997, or later will be eligible to be selected to the 17U National Team Development Program. As such, USA Baseball requires that at least six players on each team's roster be born on or after this international age cutoff (1997). There will be no exceptions to this rule in order to maximize the selection pool for national teams.

Schedule: Minimum of seven scheduled games, weather permitting; five games guaranteed

Cost: $2,500** ($500 deposit due with application and $2,000 team fee due by May 14 for the East and by May 23 for the West)

** 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 40 room nights (i.e. five rooms for eight nights or six rooms for seven nights, etc.). Local team (within 100 miles of tournament site and not requiring hotels) registration will be $2,200. HOTEL OPTIONS FOR THE 2014 17U CHAMPIONSHIPS. FOR ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT JOCELYN FERN.

To see the USA Baseball 17U National Team Championships itinerary, click here.

The 2014 USA Baseball 17U National Team Development Program will be selected primarily from the pool of more than 2,400 participants in the USA Baseball 17U Championships. A minimum of 30 out of the 40 total invites to the 2014 USA Baseball 17U National Team Development Program will come from these tournaments. The 17U National Team Development Program will be held on August 10-16 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C. If you have any questions, please contact us via email at championships@usabaseball.com