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as of 07-29-2014 – 01:39 AM

#1 Summer Tournament In The United States - USA Premier Baseball Firecracker Classic
Register Today! 1st Paid / 1st Secured - Will be reducing teams soon - Limited SpotsCheck out what they are saying.... Major League Baseball Alumni - USA Premier Baseball Approved Hotel Partners - Considered a "Stay To Play" requiring to use our hotels to be eligible to play... Thank you!


==== IMPORTANT COUNT DOWN KEY DATES =====


*** DUE THURSDAY JUNE 12

*** COUNT DOWN IMPORTANT DATES

  • MON 6/16: DROPPING/FINALIZED TEAMS – Only Full Payment Teams
  • WED 6/18: REFINED INITIAL ROSTER (will be sending out email to 3,000 College Coaches & MLB Scouts)
  • WED 6/28: Bat Pre-Order Due - Official USA Premier Baseball Pro Bat – Guaranteed for the Tournament 
  • FRI 6/20: $3 T-Shirt and Other Pre-Order Merchandise Due
  • FRI 6/20: RSVP Mandatory Coaches Meeting (Sat 6/28 @ 7pm Hilton Costa Mesa) – Each Team to be represented - Send RSVP to info@usapremierbaseball.com  
  • SAT 6/21: Early preview of DRAFT SCHEDULE in Coaches Dugout for coaches only – Check your landing page at the bottom – will appear when DRAFT is updated
  • MON 6/23: Published Firecracker Tournament Schedule for Public Viewing (Target)
  • WED 6/25: SUBMITTED Rosters - MUST BE IN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR PLAYOFFS
  • FRI 6/27:  START – 18U Pool Play – Playoffs 7/1 – 7/3 (Top 2 Teams from each bracket advances to Playoffs – Single Elimination)
  • SAT 6/28:  START – 16U/15U Pool Play - Playoffs 7/2 – 7/4 (Top 2 Teams from each bracket advances to Playoffs – Single Elimination)
  • SAT 6/28: MANDATORY FIRECRACKER COACHES MEETING - @ 7pm Hilton Costa Mesa – Check in & Ball / Gifts pickup - After meeting – Hors D’Oeuvres & Open Bar Networking with Coaches Coaches & Scouts. EACH Team to be represented – Thank you!
  • SUN 6/29: START - 17U Pool Play starts – Playoffs 7/3 – 7/5 (Top 2 Teams from each bracket advances to Playoffs – Single Elimination)
  • THU 7/3: 18U Firecracker Tournament CHAMPIONSHIP
  • FRI 7/4: 16U/15U Firecracker Tournament CHAMPIONSHIP
  • SAT 7/5: 17U Firecracker Tournament CHAMPIONSHIP


==== OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION =====



Welcome Package Loaded with information (partial info below)
 2014 Firecracker Welcome Package - Loaded with important info1) * UPDATE SCORES IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE GAME - Coaches Dugout is the official area to update scores and have real time standings show. It is the winning team’s responsibility to update the scores immediate after the game or be considered a loss if not done. If there are any concerns, please contact me prior to the tournament.  Also recommend to use iScore so fans / scouts can follow and see afterwards

2) Team Insurance, Birth Certificates and Medical Releases - Each Coach is responsible to able to produce the required documentation for their team upon request as needed.  For those teams needing insurance, we can provide for $175 and is good for a year where ever you play.  Just let us know.

3) Updated Tournament Rules Be sure to read the Tournament Terms and Conditions, Eligibility for Championship Bracket, Rules, etc. Pls ensure awareness/compliance with various items as they may cause ineligibility for championship bracket – no exceptions. – We will NOT be following-up with teams, therefore coaches need to take full responsibility. Thank you for your understanding and support.  Note:  This is a Wood Bat Tournament - All types of “wood” bats are acceptable. 

========== ROSTER INFO & PLAYER ELIGIBILITY ============
ROSTERS DUE - Visibility for College Coaches & MLB Scouts – Sending emails to 3,000 on these different dates - Use the Coaches Dugout
- WEDNESDAY JUNE 11 – INITIAL ROSTER
- WEDNESDAY June 18 – Refined Roster
- WEDNESDAY June 25 – Submitted full roster – Must have roster in the system or be 
INELIGIBLE for Playoffs —- Can Update throughout tournament
1) OPEN Roster - No Player Limit - CAN UPDATE THROUGHOUT tournament - Want to get visibility to as many players as possible
2) Player Age = Age on or before May 1st, e.g., turned 17 on May 2nd, can play 16U (more info at bottom)
3) Share Across DIFFERENT Age Levels Teams - CAN have player on DIFFERENT age level teams – CANNOT share WITHIN SAME age level teams e.g., a 16 year old can be on an 17u team AND a 16u team, however, can NOT be on two different 16u teams.
4) Player Roster Info: 
      Player Contact Info - Please provide as you can use to email or text the players – We DO NOT share contact info with ANYONE – Recruiters will only be able to access Head Coaches through a form.
 - Indicate top 0 to 3 top prospect per team - shown ONLY to the College Coaches and Scouts in the subscription based Recruitment Center
5) PLAYOFF ELIGIBILITY Rosters must be added by Wednesday June 25th or team will beINELIGIBLE for Playoff – NO EXCEPTIONS
6) College Coaches and Scouts
 - Will be sending out emails to 3,000 College Coaches and Scouts before and during tournament – Please keep updated

7) Recommendation - Print updated Rosters and put in fence for each game for the College Coaches and Scouts. Thank you!
Pay Deposit / Full Payment - 2014 Registered Teams - Firecracker Classic Info - Big League Alumni  - Testimonials -  HOTELS – $79 to $129 (Reg $99 to $268)

Firecracker Classic #1 Summer Tournament in the United States

#1 SUMMER TOURNAMENT IN THE NATION!
Firecracker Classic Tournament’s
20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!! Woo Whoo!!!

 
National & International Attendance
18U/17U/16U/15U – Southern California

Considered a “MUST ATTEND” by College Coaches and MLB Scouts
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Strongest Competition – High Visibility – Great Vacation Destination
EXCITING! Don’t Miss Out! Approx 165 National and International Teams to battle it out for the Firecracker Championship Tournament  PLUS ADDITIONAL Berths to other Regional and World Series Events - 2014 Teams Registered – FINALIZING TEAMS/WILL BE REDUCING – 1ST PAID/1ST SECURED  DETAILS AND REGISTRATION at bottom….

Firecracker Classic WELCOME PACKAGE – Loaded with important information and resources – If participating, please review and forward to team. Thanks so much!

The USA Premier Baseball 4th of July Firecracker tournament has EXPLODED from its humble beginnings of 6 teams in 1995, and now an ever expanding national and international event with approx 165+ teams battling for the Firecracker Classic Championships!

Known for strong competition, high visibility and Championship title with additional berths to the winners make it a great team event you won’t want to miss!!! Considered a “MUST ATTEND” by a large following of Coaches Universities / Colleges and MLB teams. TEAM ORIENTED showcase tournament with REAL CHAMPIONSHIPS attracting the best teams and players around check out the testimonials…. and Big League Alumni That is what the tournament is really about, giving players a chance to showcase their talents in an effort to reach the next level…whatever that might be for them. 

Outstanding competition, quality fields, great umpiring, strong scouting attendance and beautiful Southern California make this the “Top Rated 18U/17U/16U /15U Summer Baseball Tournament in the United States.”

Featuring approx 165+ Top 18U/17U/16U /15U of the best teams come from around the nation and internationally to play against the strongest competition and receive the broadest showcase visibility of their player’s talent to hundreds of college coaches and professional scouts. Considered the “Must Attend" event of the summer by College Coaches/Recruiters and Professional MLB Scouts


sliderSouthern California is a hot bed of talent!!! Teams across the nation and internationally come to pit their top teams against the best Southern California Teams. Just a sample of one Orange County travel ball team’ talent, recently had 21 of their players (current and alumni) including 2 first round picks chosen in this year’s MLB draft!  USA Premier Baseball Tournaments have proven to be a jumping off point for future major league players with a long list of Big League alumni to cheer on.

"The USA Premier Baseball Tournaments are definitely the best showcase of talent and well organized tournaments around!!! We always considered them as "Must Attend" tournaments for recruiting and are by far superior to any other local tournaments available" - Quote from Head Coach Coach Rick Vanderhook from Cal State Fullerton which was also echoed by numerous other college coaches and professional scouts. See what others are saying…


The Firecracker Tournament tournament is AMAZING!!!!

“If You Don’t Play With the Best, Why Play At All…”

Firecracker Classic #1 Summer Tournament in the United States

#1 SUMMER TOURNAMENT IN THE UNITED STATES!!!

STRONGEST COMPETITION & GREAT VISIBILITY

20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!!
Woo Whoo! Don’t Miss Out!

BASED OUT OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Orange County and surrounding areas

Fall-Classic
Fall Showcase Tournament – Fun Tournament! Wood Bat. Open Roster. Played on College and High School fields in Southern California.
Christmas-Classic
Christmas Classic Tournament with single elimination Playoff / Championship Games. Wood Bat. Open Roster. Played on College and High School fields in Southern California. Pool play format with top teams advancing to single elimination rounds, baseballs provided for championship games, team championship trophy provided for 1st & 2nd place team’s coach.

UPCOMING TOURNAMENTS

Event Game Format Register

18u

Oct 24 2014
through
Oct 26 2014

$ 1,150

*** 18u Fall Classic Showcase Tournament
- 4 Game Guarantee / 7 Inning Games
- Considered a Showcase Tournament and does not have a championship.
- Open Roster
=== Great Vacation Destination

16u

Oct 24 2014
through
Oct 26 2014

$ 1,150

*** 16u Fall Classic Showcase Tournament
- 4 Game Guarantee / 7 Inning Games
- Considered a Showcase Tournament and does not have a championship.
- Open Roster
=== Great Vacation Destination

18u

Dec 19 2014
through
Dec 22 2014

$ 1,275

*** 18u Christmas Classic Tournament
- 4 Game Guarantee / 7 Inning Games
- Single elimination Playoff / Championship Games.
- Pool play format with top teams advancing to single elimination rounds
- Baseballs provided for championship games, team championship trophy provided for 1st & 2nd place team’s coach.
=== Great Vacation Destination

16u

Dec 19 2014
through
Dec 22 2014

$ 1,275

*** 16u Christmas Classic
- 4 Game Guarantee / 7 Inning Games
- Single elimination Playoff / Championship Games.
- Pool play format with top teams advancing to single elimination rounds
- Baseballs provided for championship games, team championship trophy provided for 1st & 2nd place teams coach.

Travel Arrangements – Experience Southern California At Its Best

Great Ball Play and a Great Travel Destination! We are considered a “Stay to Play” tournament and have put together the best value packages of hotels, car rentals, restaurants, and local area attractions to make this one of the best experience for teams, family and friends. First class accommodations,  great weather, and lots of off the field activities make our tournaments a great Travel experience.*
* Hotel Accommodations – We have negotiated the best hotel value and locations available depending upon primary interest outside of tournament. Teams are required to use our hotels and support USAP Premier Baseball.A ll hotels are close to fields and all attractions. Make it a real vacation and bring your families and friends to stay at these selected hotels close to the various Orange County attractions. We have worked hard to get the best hotel value and location.
* Airports - List of convenient airports to hotels and fields
* Car/Van Rentals - Discounts on cars and vans – have contracted with a great rental service that will assist on finding the best value and provide pick-up / drop off service – reserve the VANS EARLY to ensure availability during the holiday weekend
* Local Attractions and Discounts - Disneyland® Discount Tickets and pricing specials, Full list of attractions and links to visitor centers available.
* Fields – list of fields and maps