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ABOUT THE FUTURES INVITATIONAL


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The USA Baseball Futures Invitational are elite youth championship events exclusively reserved for the best 10U and 11U teams featuring the top youth talent in the nation. The 10U Futures Invitational tournament will be hosted at Thomas Brooks Park, the home of the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina. The 11U Futures Invitational will be hosted at Thomas Brooks Park as well as Middle Creek Park (Cary, North Carolina).


10U Futures Invitational

When: June 17-20, 2021
Age Limits: Players born January 1, 2010 or later are eligible to participate in the 10U Futures Invitational.
Notes: See the "General Information" section below for additional information regarding the Futures Invitational.
Location: The 10U Futures Invitational will be held at Thomas Brooks Park in Cary, North Carolina. 


11U Futures Invitational

When: June 24-27, 2021
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. 
Location: The 11U Futures Invitational will be held at Thomas Brooks Park and Middle Creek Park in Cary, North Carolina. 


General Information

Bat Specifications:
The Futures Invitational is a USABat-certified event. Bats that are not USABat certified are strictly prohibited. USABat specifications and additional information can be found here.

Contact:
If you are interested in participating in the Futures Invitational, please contact USA Baseball by filling out the interest form here or below.

Roster Limits:
Rosters should include a minimum of 13 players and no more than 20 players, as well as a minimum of two (2) coaches.

Schedule:

- 10U Futures Invitational teams are guaranteed five games in the tournament (weather permitting)
- 11U Futures Invitational teams are guaranteed five games, with the potential of a sixth game for the teams who advanced to the semifinal round (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 player package inclusive of a player bag filled with products from official USA Baseball sponsors, included but not limited to Adidas, New Era and Gatorade
  • Complimentary player portraits and team photos
  • Free admission for players, coaches and parents at all Futures Invitational games
  • Free admission to events held at the USA Baseball National Training Complex through the duration of the tournament
  • A personalized team banner for each participating team in the event
  • Medals will be presented to the first-, second- and third-place teams, and a trophy and a banner will also be presented to the gold medal winners


Hotel Information:
USA Baseball Travel Services is the official housing bureau for all USA Baseball tournaments and is available to all event participants. Travel Services works directly with local hotel properties to offer negotiated group rates for our participants and their families, as well as discount travel codes.

The Travel Services department is committed to providing you with outstanding service and support for your travel experience. If you have questions or concerns regarding travel for a USA Baseball event, please do not hesitate to reach out to them via phone at (919) 433-9759 or through email at travel@usabaseball.com. Office hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET.