Thursday, September 6, 2012 to Sunday, September 9, 2012 – Thomas Brooks Park-Cary, NC – 16U Age Division – Women’s NTIS Division | ABC Sports Camps | usabaseball.com

Women’s NTIS Division

Age Division: 16U

Location: Thomas Brooks Park-Cary, NC

Thursday, September 6, 2012 to Sunday, September 9, 2012

Camp Cost: $99.00

Camp Details

Players will complete an onsite skills evaluation that will include running 60’s, taking Infield/Outfield and Batting Practice. Upon completion of the onsite skills evaluation, each player will be placed on one of four teams.

The first game for each team will be a coach pitched simulated game. Teams will then play three more seven inning games over the course of the event.

Age Divisions

16U

General Information

(Women’s NTIS in Cary, NC.) Qualifications and age group information, along with the event tentative Schedule.

Please read below and make sure you are age qualified to attend before registering…………

The 2012 USA Baseball National Team Identification Series (NTIS) Women’s Division will feature 60 players via open registration. The event will be held Sept. 6-9, 2012 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex and adjoining Thomas Brooks Park in Cary, N.C.

The 2012 Women’s NTIS will consist of 16U female athletes only. As per international guidelines, players competing in the Women’s NTIS must conform to the following:

• 2012 Women’ 16U NTIS: born on or after Jan. 1, 1996, for the 2013 WNT

A minimum of three age eligible players will be an invited to the 2013 USA Baseball Women’s International Friendship Series. The event will begin Thursday afternoon, Sept. 6, and will be scheduled to finish by mid-day on Sunday, Sept 9.

Roster spots for the Women’s Division of the NTIS will be filled via Open registration. Players will be divided into four teams following the onsite skills evaluation. Each team will play a total of four seven inning games over the course of the event, with the first game for each team being a coach pitched simulation game.

Activities will begin Thursday afternoon, September 6, and will conclude by mid-day on Sunday September 9. Programming for all age groups will also include USA Baseball instruction. The NTIS will present all participating athletes with great national exposure as well as an opportunity to develop their skills through an unparalleled baseball experience.

Women’s NTIS Features:

Identification opportunity for the 2013 USA Baseball International Women’s Friendship Series; all players must be born Jan 1. 1996 or later.

Individual skills testing and evaluation.

Teams will play three seven-inning games in addition to one coach pitched simulated game.

To be announced guest speakers.

Participants will receive a USA Baseball Women’s National Team Trials style uniform.

USA Baseball Women’s National Team coaching staff and scouts will be in attendance.

Event held at the USA Baseball National Training Complex — the home of Team USA.

Women’s NTIS Schedule:

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

12:00pm – 6:00pm: Player registration

7:00 p.m.: NTIS Symposium

Friday, Sept. 7, 2012

8 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Individual skills testing/evaluation

1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Teams selected/equipment distribution

3:00 p.m.: Team meeting

4:00 p.m.: Warm up for Simulated Game

5:00 p.m.: Simulated Game

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012

8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.: Games

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.: Games

*Schedule is tentative and is subject to change

Each player will be issued a USA Baseball Women’s National Team Trials style uniform. However, players should bring the following gear to participate:

* Baseball Spikes

* Glove

* Batting Helmet

* Baseball Bat

* Catchers should bring their own catching gear

Please visit www.USABaseball.com for rules regarding the use of composite bats for all USA Baseball NTIS events.

Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

Miscellaneous Information

Cancellations up to 8 days prior to the start of the event will receive a 50% refund of the registration fee. No exceptions will be made. The participating player or team will receive their refund within 30 days of the time of cancellation.

Cancellations within 7 days of the start of the event will forfeit the entire registration fee. No exceptions will be made.

Contact Information

Please contact our office with any questions by email at ashleybratcher@usabaseball.com or 786-262-9701.

via Women’s NTIS Division | ABC Sports Camps.

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Though an all-girls baseball team suffered two losses at this weekend’s Midland Winter Blast tournament, each player left with a bigger, united dream still intact. Each wants to be the first female to make it to the big leagues.

The Dream Team, composed of 11 girls between the ages of 12 and 13 from across the U.S., defeated a boys team from Hobbs by 10-2 on Saturday, and subsequently lost 7-8 to the Diamond Kings from Odessa. On Sunday, the team lost 0-2 in the last inning on two RBIs after intentionally walking a player from Crossfire Baseball of Amarillo.

The team was formed after the girls had a chance to play together in a tournament last summer and has already made history by being the first all-girls baseball team to be invited to the USSSA World Series baseball tournament in July. Assistant coach Randall McCrackin said the team’s ultimate goal this year is to qualify for the USSSA Elite World Series, which consists of the top 32 baseball teams of each age group in the U.S.

‘The girls love to play baseball,’ McCrackin said. ‘They don’t want someone to throw them the ball slower or for the field to be smaller…’

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Dream Team 2011 Post Pool Play USSSA Midland Winter Blast 2 19 2011

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The Dream Team staff will provide each play on-site direct from the USSSA facility in Midland, Texas, during each game, using ESPN-sponsored iScore mobile application software from the iScoreCast web portal:

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To follow the games, you will need to enter the following Customer ID: 96C321158C

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The Dream Team 2011 – Girls Baseball Team Honoring Christina Taylor Green – Playing baseball tournaments against all-boys teams

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