2014 USSSA

NATIONAL YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

The Road to Memphis

Does your team have what it takes to participate in the 1st Annual USSSA National Youth Championship?

12 total berths and $390,000 of travel money will be awarded through play at Super NIT’s, Elite World Series

and Louisville Slugger Championship.

 

SUPER NIT’S

·         1  berth awarded to top placing team(s) to Elite World Series in Disney

o   Berths will be passed down if:

§  Top placing team(s) already earned a berth in a previous Super NIT

§  Top placing team(s) declined the berth at the Super NIT

·         300 USSSA Points for winner

·         No travel money awarded

·         Ages:  8KP, 9U – 14U

 

DUAL SUPER NIT’S

·         1 or 2 berths awarded to top placing team(s) to Elite World Series and/or Louisville Slugger Championship

o   Berths will be passed down if:

§  Top placing team(s) already earned a berth in a previous Dual Super NIT

§  Top placing team(s) declined the berth at the Dual Super NIT

·         600 USSSA Points for winner

·         Travel Money Awarded:

o   1st Place:  $1000 Elite World Series, $1000 Louisville Slugger Championship

o   2nd Place:  $500  Elite World Series, $500 Louisville Slugger Championship

o   Travel money will be passed down if the top finishers decline the berth.  Travel money will only be passed down if team finishes in the top 4 placing at event.

o   Travel money will be available at check-in at the Elite World Series and/or Louisville Slugger Championship (participating teams only)

·         Ages:  8KP, 9U – 14U  (8KP winner will receive berth to Elite World Series – no travel money)

 

SUPER NIT POINT RANKINGS

·         Earn USSSA Points in Super and Duel Super NIT’s though out the 2014 season

·         Ages:  9U – 14U

·         Top 8 USSSA  Super  NIT Point earners per age group receive berth to National Youth Championship in Memphis

o   Berths will be passed down if necessary to fill the event.

o   Teams must play in Elite World Series and/or Louisville Slugger Championship to validate berth earned through ranking points.

·         Travel Money Awarded:

o   Top 8 USSSA  Super NIT Point leaders per age group:  $1000

o   Travel Money will be available at check-in at the National Youth Championships (participating teams only)

·         Points will be accumulated through June 16, 2014

 

ELITE WORLD SERIES

·         Disney – Orlando, Florida

o   10U, 12U, 14U ~ 7/25 – 8/2

o   8KP ~ 7/30 – 8/4

o   9U, 11U, 13U ~ 8/2 – 8/10

·         2 berths awarded to top placing teams to the National Youth Championship

o   Berths will be passed down if:

§  Top placing team(s) already earned a berth to National Youth Championship

§  Top placing team(s) declined the berth to National Youth Championship

·         Only the top two teams from the Elite World Series will earn travel money

·         Travel Money Awarded:

o   1st Place:  $1000

o   2nd Place:  $500

o   Travel money will be available at check-in at the National Youth Championship (participating teams only)

·         Roster player addition 

o   Teams may add one (1) additional player to their roster for the Elite World Series.  See USSSA National Bylaws for player additions

 

LOUISVILLE SLUGGER CHAMPIONSHIP

·         Big League Dreams –Southern California

o   10U, 12U, 14U ~ 7/9 – 7/13

o   9U, 11U, 13U ~ 7/16 – 7/19

·         2 berths awarded to top placing teams to the National Youth Championship

o   Berths will be passed down if:

§  Top placing team(s) already earned a berth to National Youth Championship

§  Top placing team(s) declined the berth to National Youth Championship

·         Only the top two teams from the Louisville Slugger Championship will earn travel money

·         Travel Money Awarded:

o   1st Place:  $1000

o   2nd Place:  $500

o   Travel money will be available at check-in at the National Youth Championship (participating teams only)

·         Roster player addition 

o   Teams may add one (1) additional player to their roster for the Louisville Slugger Championship.  See USSSA National Bylaws for player additions.   

 

USSSA NATIONAL YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP

·         Memphis TN

o   10U, 12U, 14U ~ 8/14 – 8/17

o   9U, 11U, 13U ~ 8/21 – 8/24

·         12 teams per age group

·         Roster player addition 

o   Teams may add one (1) additional player to their roster for the USSSA National  Youth Championship.  See USSSA National Bylaws for player additions.

2014 USSSA SUPER NIT DATE AND LOCATIONS
Location Type Berths Date Website
Lexington, SC    1 Oct. 4-6  SC USSSA 
Dallas, TX    1 Oct. 25-27 TX USSSA
Chino Hills, CA   1 Nov. 28-30  SoCal USSSA
Orlando, FL    1 Nov. 28-30  FL USSSA 
Phoenix, AZ    1 Dec. 27-30  AZ USSSA 
Chino Hills, CA Dual Qualifier 1 Jan. 18-19  SoCal USSSA
Sunnyvale, CA  Dual Qualifier 1 Feb. 15-17  NCal USSSA 
Miami, FL Dual Qualifier 1 Feb. 15-17 So FL USSSA
Lake City, FL(10,12,14) Dual Qualifier 1 Feb. 21-23  FL USSSA
Lake City, FL(8,9,11,13)  Dual Qualifier 1 Feb. 28-Mar.1  FL USSSA
Gulfport, MS   1 Mar. 7-9  AL USSSA
Atlanta, GA(8U-13U)  Dual Qualifier 2 Mar. 14-16  GA USSSA 
Gilbert, AZ  Dual Qualifier 1 Mar. 21-24  AZ USSSA 
Shreveport, LA  Dual Qualifier 1 Mar. 21-23  LA USSSA 
Pembroke Pines, FL    1 Mar. 28-30  So FL USSSA
Houston, TX    1 Mar. 29-30  TX USSSA
Gulf Shores, AL   1 Apr. 4-6  AL USSSA
Beaumont, TX    1 Apr. 5-6 TX USSSA
Sunnyvale, CA    1 Apr. 11-13  NCal USSSA 
Cary, NC Dual Qualifier 1 Apr. 11-13  NC USSSA
Dallas, TX Dual Qualifier 1 Apr. 11-14  TX USSSA
Lafayette, LA  Dual Qualifier 1 Apr. 26-27  LA USSSA
Chino Hills, CA   1 May 3-4  SoCal USSSA
Canton, MI  Dual Qualifier 1 May 2-4  MI USSSA
Kingsport, TN    1 May 2-4  TN USSSA
Southhaven, MS  Dual Qualifier 2 May 9-11  MS USSSA
Auburn, AL  Dual Qualifier 1 May 16-18  AL USSSA
Salisbury, MD(9,11,13)    1 May 16-18  MD USSSA
Petersburg, VA(10,12,14)    1 May 16-18  VA USSSA
Mechanicsville,VA (8U)    1 May 16-18  VA USSSA
Atlanta, GA(14U)  Dual Qualifier 2 May 23-25  GA USSSA 
Kansas City, MO  Dual Qualifier 2 May 23-26  MO USSSA 
Sterling Heights, MI  Dual Qualifier 2 May 24-26  MI USSSA
Atlanta, GA    1 May 30 - June 1  GA USSSA 
Cincinnati, OH  Dual Qualifier 1 May 30 - June 1  OH USSSA
Denver, CO    1 May 31 - June 2  CO USSSA
Sulphur , LA Dual Qualifier 2 June 6-8 LA USSSA 
Nashville, TN    1 June 6-8 MidTN USSSA 
Des Moines, IA Dual Qualifier 1 June 6-8  IA USSSA
Wisconsin Dells, WI   1 June 13-15  WI USSSA