USA Baseball Futures Invitational

Past Futures Invitationals: 2016

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 the USA Baseball National Training Complex, the official training site of Team USA and adjoining Thomas Brooks Park in Cary, N.C. Both the 10U and 11U event will host the best teams from across the country featuring the top youth talent in the nation.

Teams at the Futures Invitational will have the opportunity to interact with the nation's top amateur talent on the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team who will be playing and training at the National Training Complex and/or players participating in Tournament of Stars (18U National Team Identification event). This unique opportunity will also include unprecedented access to national team coaches and staff throughout the tournament. Teams may email 12U@USABaseball.com with inquiries or for future event consideration.

11U Futures Invitational

When: June 29 - July 2, 2017

Roster limits: Minimum of 12 players, maximum of 21 players; minimum of two coaches

12U National Team Selection Opportunity: Minimum of eight players will be invited to the 2017 12U National Team Trials

Age limit: Players must be born January 1, 2005 or later to be eligible to play in this event as well as be selected to the 12U National Team Trials.

Schedule: Minimum of five scheduled games, weather permitting

The participant package for all rostered players and coaches includes the following:

  • All event registration-related costs: baseballs, umpires, fields, line-up cards, etc.
  • Athlete performance testing
  • USA Baseball premium player package inclusive of a Nike backpack filled with products from official USA Baseball sponsors including but not limited to Adidas, New Era, Gatorade and Majestic
  • Official Futures Invitational Nike tournament tee
  • Official Futures Invitational custom designed New Era cap
  • Complimentary team and individual player photos
  • Free gate admission to both the Futures Invitational, College National Team games and/or Tournament of Stars for players, coaches and their families
  • Two complimentary meals for players and coaches
  • Medals for the first, second and third place teams as well as a trophy and a banner for the gold medal winners

10U Futures Invitational

When: June 22 - 25, 2017

Roster limits: Minimum of 12 players, maximum of 21 players; minimum of two coaches

Age limit: Players must be born January 1, 2006 or later to be eligible to play in this event 

Schedule: Minimum of five scheduled games, weather permitting

The participant package for all rostered players and coaches includes the following:

  • All event registration-related costs: baseballs, umpires, fields, line-up cards, etc.
  • Athlete performance testing
  • USA Baseball premium player package inclusive of a Nike gym sack filled with products from official USA Baseball sponsors including but not limited to Adidas, New Era, Gatorade and Majestic
  • Official Futures Invitational Nike tournament tee
  • Official Futures Invitational custom designed New Era cap
  • Complimentary team and individual player photos
  • Free gate admission to both the Futures Invitational, College National Team games and/or Tournament of Stars for players, coaches and their families
  • The top four teams will receive an automatic bid to the 2018 11U Futures Invitational with the gold medal winners receiving a free bid
  • One complimentary meal for players and coaches
  • Medals for the first, second and third place teams as well as a trophy and a banner for the gold medal winners

For more information on the Futures Invitational or to apply for the 2017 10U or 11U event, please click HERE.

Bat specifications: Bats specification information can be found at HERE.