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GB BASEBALL YOUTH TRYOUTS 2018

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Great Britain Baseball Youth National Team Tryouts Announced U12, U15 AND U18 The British Baseball Federation is pleased to confirm tryouts for the U12, U15 and U18 National Teams, to be held over the weekend of 7th and 8th April.

Great Britain Baseball’s Mission is to Inspire, Develop and Perform.

This summer will be one of the busiest ever for Great Britain Baseball, featuring the return of the U12 age group. In addtional to the youth teams, GB Baseball will also send a U23 team to Europe for the second time. The focus for each age group this summer will be CEB competitions. While selections will focus on identifying players ready to make an impact on the international stage, our coaches will be looking out for the stars of tomorrow and so these tryouts are a tremendous opportunity for Britain’s young players to showcase their abilities.

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U15 National Team

U12 National Team

U18 National Team

What: European Championship When: 30th June to 6th July. Where: Budapest, Hungary. Eligibility: Ages 10, 11, 12/Born in 2006, 2007 or 2008.

This marks the return of the U12s after an absence of several years.

What: European Championship When: 9th-15th July. Where: Grosseto, Italy. Eligibility: Ages 16, 17, 18 Born in 2000, 2001, 2002.

The U18s last competed in 2016, finishing 8th at the European Championship.

What: European Championship Qualifier When: 16th-22nd July. Where: Belgium (Location TBA). Eligibility: Ages 13, 14, 15/Born in 2003, 2004, 2005.

The U15s last competed in 2016, finishing runner-up in the EC Qualifier.

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TOURNAMENT INFO


GB BASEBALL TRYOUT INFO All players must register in ADVANCE of the tryout using the appropriate registration form linked below.

Registration will commence 30 minutes prior to each session. U12 National Team When: Sunday, 8th April, 10:00am to 12:00pm. Where: Farnham Park.
 You must submit a registration form. U15 National Team When: Saturday, 7th April, 11:00am to 1:00pm Where: Grovehill Ballpark, Hemel Hempstead
.You must submit a registration form. U18 National Team When: Saturday, 7th April, 11:00am to 1:00pm Where: Grovehill Ballpark, Hemel Hempstead
.You must submit a registration form. What to bring Players are invited to wear their club uniform or general baseball attire and should bring their own bats and gloves. Catchers should bring their equipment. Helmets will be provided, but players may also bring their own. National Team attire should not be worn. U12 & U15: metal bats permitted. U18: Wood bats only. Registration form Register below, by clicking applicable button. If you or your son/daughter is unable to tryout on the date listed, alternative evaluations are possible. Please complete the tryout registration form and contact National Teams Programme Offical Liam Carroll.

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REQUIREMENTS British Citzenship. Hold a British passport, valid for 90 days past the relevant tournament dates. Availability for the relevant tournament dates.

National Team participation is baseball priority number one; as such in the event of conflicts with club activities, participation in GB Baseball events must be prioritised for selected players. While the peogramme is making strides in securing sponsorships, players/thier families should consider that a financial commitment is required for both preparation and competition events, usually in the £500-1000 range depending on tournament location. GB Baseball will assist in identiying local, regional and naitonal funding streams available to elite level athletes, as well as players provide guidance and support for other fundraising strategies. SELECTION PROCEDURES Selection to provisional rosters will be communicated via email approximiately 10 days following the tryouts.

 Final Rosters will be selected appoximately midway through May. 
Great Britain Baseball’s Mission is to Inspire, Develop and Perform. Included in our Vision is for player identifcation and selection programmes to operate nationwide, and as such we aim to provide enhanced evaluation opportunities for players across the country in the coming years. Photos credit: “Paul Stodart, GB Baseball”

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Great Britain Baseball Youth Tryouts 2018  

The British Baseball Federation National Team Programme (GB Baseball) will be holding youth tryouts 7/8 April 2018. The publication attached...

Great Britain Baseball Youth Tryouts 2018  

The British Baseball Federation National Team Programme (GB Baseball) will be holding youth tryouts 7/8 April 2018. The publication attached...