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  • FIRECRACKER CLASSIC (CHICAGO AREA)
  • Jun 28-30, 2024
  • baseball
  • IL

FIRECRACKER CLASSIC (CHICAGO AREA)

Aurora, IL/June 28-30, 2024

WHO'S COMING

10U

  • Team Name
    Classification
  • Strikes Baseball Club - Broadview, IL
    D3
  • North Aurora Storm - North Aurora, IL
    D3

11U

  • Team Name
    Classification
  • Top Tier West Gandarilla - North Aurora, Il
    D2
  • Glen Ellyn Rebels - Glen Ellyn, IL
    D2
  • Strikes Baseball Club - Broadview, IL
    D3
  • Wheatland Ducks Gold - Aurora, IL
    D2
  • Naperville Renegades - National - Naperville, IL
    D2
  • North Aurora Storm - North Aurora, IL
    D3
  • River Forest 11U - River Forest, IL
    D2

12U

  • Team Name
    Classification
  • Illinois Jays - Black - Woodridge, IL
    D2
  • Longshots Baseball - Teal - Downers Grove, IL
    D1
  • Lagrutta 12U - Naperville, IL
    D3

13U

  • Team Name
    Classification
  • Strikes Baseball Club - Broadview, IL
    D3
  • Puma Academy 13U Black - Kenosha, WI
    D2
  • ESP 13U National - Naperville, IL
    D2
  • Canes Illinois 13u Gold - Naperville, IL
    D2
  • Sparks North - Cavaliere - Bensenville, IL
    D1
  • Longshots Baseball - Teal - Downers Grove, IL
    D1
  • Dynasty Blue - Shorewood, IL
    D2
  • Slammers Black 13u - Lake Forest, IL
    D1
  • Slammers Grey 13u - Lake Forest, IL
    D1
  • Illinois Hawks - Kararo - Aurora, IL
    D2
  • Rawlings Tigers Northern IL - Woodstock, IL
    D3
  • Elite Baseball North - Northbrook, IL
    D2
  • ITB-Marucci - Mount Prospect, IL
    D2

14U

  • Team Name
    Classification
  • Strikes Baseball Club Red - Broadview, IL
    D3
  • Strikes Baseball Club Blue - Broadview, IL
    D3
  • Puma Academy 14U Black - Kenosha, WI
    D1
  • Illinois Premier - Sclafani - Romeoville, IL
    D2
  • Canes Illinois 14u Gold - Naperville, IL
    D1
  • Cangelosi Sparks 14U McMillen - Downers Grove, IL
    D1
  • Canes Illinois Black - Naperville, IL
    D2
  • ESP 2028 Black - Oswego, IL
    D2
  • Elite Baseball West-Red - Chicago, IL
    D2
  • Phenom Illinois 14u Blue - Lake In The Hills, IL
    D2
  • Crystal Lake Ironmen 14U Black - Crystal Lake, IL
    D2

9U

  • Team Name
    Classification
  • Wheatland Ducks Gold - Naperville, IL
    D2
  • GRB Rays Illinois Cunningham - McHenry, IL
    D3
  • Top Tier West - North Aurora, Il
    D1
  • Wheatland Ducks 9U Green - Naperville, IL
    D3
  • Illinois Jays - Black - Woodridge, IL
    D2
  • Padres - Southfield, MI
    D2
  • Reds Baseball Academy 9u Black - Yorkville, IL
    D3
  • Express 9U Navy - Westmont, IL
    D3
  • STC Knights 9U Orange - St. Charles, IL
    D3
  • Washington Panthers 9U - Washington, IL
    D2
  • 9U Lockport Cobras - Lockport, IL
    D3

General Information

Age Cutoff
April 30, 2024

Awards
Team and individual awards for the top two (2) teams per age group.

Tournament Format
Pool Play Plus Playoffs

Friday games for this tournament may begin at 12:00 p.m. The Official Schedule for this event will be released on the Tuesday before the event by midnight. It will be sent via email to Head Coaches and also posted online at GAMEDAYUSA.COM. This event is expected to fill quickly and sell out. Entry is only guaranteed upon receipt of the entry fee. Email confirmation will be sent once a payment has been received and processed.

Games Guaranteed
3

Admission
There is no daily admission for this event.

Event Links
Hotel Booking Link

Fields
8U – Bases 60, Pitching Mound 40; 9U – Bases 65, Pitching Mound 46; 10U – Bases 65, Pitching Mound 46; 11U – Bases 70, Pitching Mound 50; 12U – Bases 70, Pitching Mound 50; 13U – Bases 80, Pitching Mound 54; 14U and above – Bases 90, Pitching Mound 60

Refund Policy
Once an entry fee is paid for an event, no cash, check or credit card refunds will be issued for any reason whatsoever, unless Game Day USA cancels the event in advance of the event weekend due to insufficient enrollment. If a team registers and subsequently is unable to participate, the following refund/credit policy applies:

  • For teams who took Event Insurance at the time of registration, Game Day USA will provide a full refund of the registration fee for any team withdrawing from an event up to 15 days prior to the scheduled start of the event.
  • For teams who do not opt for Event Insurance at the time of registration, Game Day USA will provide a 100% credit of the registration fee for any team withdrawing from an event up to 15 days prior to the scheduled start of the event.
  • Tournament withdrawals within 15 days prior to the start of the event will forfeit all tournament fees.


If an event is canceled at any time or shortened due to inclement weather or field conditions, Game Day USA will issue credits as follows:

  • 0 Games: 100% credit toward a future Game Day USA event either later in 2024 or 2025.
  • 1 game: 50% credit toward a future Game Day USA event either later in 2024 or 2025.
  • 2nd Game Started: 25% credit towards a future Game Day USA event either later in 2024 or 2025.
  • 2 or more games completed: No credits due.

Venue(s)

Stuart Sports Complex
39W143 Jericho Rd
Aurora, IL 60506
Frontier Park
3380 Cedar Glade Road
Naperville, IL 60564

Division(s)

9U
$525.00
10U
$525.00
11U
$525.00
12U
$625.00
13U
$725.00
14U
$725.00

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Hotel Information

All Game Day USA events are STAY-TO-PLAY. In order to participate in the tournaments, all teams are required to book their lodging through Athletx Travel. Athletx Travel has secured specially discounted rates with the top properties in the area. If you choose not to book your lodging through Athletx Travel, you will be required to pay an alternative lodging fee. Contact [email protected] for alternative lodging inquiries. If you are considered local to an event (within 75 miles) please let us know so we can verify and get you noted as compliant. If within 2 weeks of the event, Athletx Travel will not be an option and the alternative lodging fee will automatically applied unless the team is considered local.

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Naperville, IL 60567