JUNIOR ALL-AMERICAN GAMES
FUELED BY GATORADE
GAME DAY USA is proud to announce the 2016 GAME DAY USA JUNIOR ALL-AMERICAN GAMES FUELED BY GATORADE. This year, we will be hosting a Cactus League event at the Spring Training Home of the Chicago Cubs in Mesa, Arizona and a Grapefruit League event at the Spring Training Home of the Baltimore Orioles in Sarasota, Florida. These three-day events will honor standout baseball players from throughout the United States and Canada, featuring opening ceremonies, parade of All-Americans, game competition, individual sport performance evaluations, skills competition and pro-style evaluation. Imagine you are going to be able to have the opportunity to practice and learn at the same facilities where Major League players train. This is certain to be a memorable experience for all athletes and their families.
ABOUT THE JUNIOR ALL-AMERICAN GAMES
CACTUS LEAGUE DATES
Chicago Cubs Spring Training Complex, Mesa, Arizona
Due to field dimensions, the Youth Division will also use Quail Run Park for games
October 7th-9th, 2016
*Players must report by 3pm MST on Friday. This event will conclude late Sunday.
GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE DATES
Baltimore Orioles Spring Training Complex, Sarasota, Florida
Due to field dimensions, the Youth Division will also use Twin Lakes Park for games
November 25th-27th, 2016
*Players must report by 1pm EST on Friday. This event will conclude late afternoon Sunday
AGES (Players will be grouped by age and based on 2017 baseball ages, April 30th birthday cut-off)
Youth Division: 9U - 12U
Prep Division: 13U - 18U
*The 13U age group will participate in the prep portion of testing, ONLY. Game competition will be within the 13U age group.
*If you are interested in registering your complete team for either of these events, please contact Mike Moyzis by email at AllAmerican@gamedayusa.com.
All athletes will receive an All-American uniform, cap, and bag with other souvenirs, including Gatorade SWAG. As mentioned, this event is Fueled by Gatorade, one of America's top sports brands. All-American teams will be managed by professional, high school and college coaches. Assistant coaches will be volunteers from current travel teams.
Players can qualify for the Junior All-American Games fueled by Gatorade in a number of ways:
- Previous Disney All-Stars and Junior All-Americans: Previous participants in either the Game Day USA Disney All-Star or Game Day USA Junior All-American Games events automatically qualify.
- Scout Picks: Game Day USA staff and scouts will be nominating outstanding players throughout the year from various Game Day USA events.
- Coach Nominations: Players can be nominated by their coach at any time via an online Player Nomination Form at: WWW. GAMEDAYUSA.COM/ALLAMERICAN
Once nominated, players can register in the Game Day USA Junior All-American section of the website at WWW.GAMEDAYUSA.COM/ALLAMERICAN. We look forward to seeing you under the sun!
DOWNLOAD MORE EVENT INFORMATION
2016 Junior All-American Games Fueled by Gatorade (PDF)
Once a registration fee is paid for the Junior All-American Games Fueled by Gatorade, no cash, check or credit card refunds will be issued for any reason. In the event of inclement weather, Game Day USA will do everything reasonably possible to get the event completed. If an event is completely cancelled due to inclement weather or field conditions, registrants will be allowed to transfer into a different Junior All-American event in 2016 or 2017, subject to availability and registration deadlines.