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ABOUT THE FUTURES SERIES


Futures Series Rules (Coming Soon) Bat Guidelines Pitching Guidelines

The USA Baseball Futures Series are 11U and 13U championship events held throughout the country featuring the top youth players in the nation. The three-day, championship-style tournaments will allow teams to compete against programs from all over in order to showcase their talents.

USA Baseball may use the Futures Series to identify athletes for national team programming in 2021. A task force of national team coaches and scouts will be present at the tournament.

Teams may email Futures@USABaseball.com with inquiries or to be considered for future events.


Futures Series Irvine

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When: May 14-16, 2021
Cost: $175 per player
Location: Orange County Great Park; Irvine, California
Age Groups: 11U and 13U


General Information

Age limits:
The 2021 USA Baseball Futures Series age limits are:

- 11U: Born January 1, 2009 or later
- 13U: Born January 1, 2007 or later

Bat Specifications:
The 11U Futures Series is a USABat-certified event. Bats that are not USABat certified are strictly prohibited. For the USABat specifications as well as the guidelines for the 13U Futures Series click here.

Field Dimensions
Field dimensions for the USA Baseball Futures Series are:

- 11U: 50' mound to plate, 70' bases
- 13U: 60' mound to plate, 90' bases

National Team Identification
USA Baseball may use the Futures Series to identify athletes for national team programming in 2021. A task force of national team coaches and scouts will be present at the tournament.

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:
Teams are guaranteed four games at the Futures Series; however, teams that advance into the championship bracket may play five games (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
  • Free admission for players, coaches and parents at all Futures Series games
  • Free admission to events held at the host 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.