2023 #1FIRECRACKER CLASSIC – 27th Year Anniversary
One of the Top Summer Tournaments In The Nation!
“Considered MUST ATTEND by Coaches and Scouts”
NEW COMBINED 12U PEE WEE REESE WORLD SERIES
& NATIONAL #1FIRECRACKER DIVISION
GREAT PARK SPORTS COMPLEX, Windrow Park / Ryann Lemmon Stadium, Santa Ana College, Amerige Park, Maverick Park and others
Strong Competition, Premier Fields, Proven Large Showing of College Coaches / MLB Scouts and a Great Vacation Destination!
Approx 200 Teams across the nation come to battle it out: Hawaii, Southern California, Northern California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada, Texas, Washington, Illinois, Utah, etc. CRAZY GOOD!
PLAYER ELIGIBILITY: For “Age Division”, whatever age the player was on May 1st, 2023 is the tournament age. ALSO, eligible are any age players for that respective Grad Year: 18u = 2023 / 17u = 2024 / 16u = 2025 / 15u = 2026 / 14u = 2027 / 13u = 2028 For the “National Division” that is by Grad Year ONLY
USA Premier Baseball Event Bar
- GREAT PARK SPORTS COMPLEX IS HUGE & LITTLE TRICKY – GIVE AN EXTRA 20 MINUTES TO FIND IT — ONLY USE THIS GOOGLE MAP LINK/DIRECTIONS DON’T USE GOOGLE MAP Search! It will send you to the wrong place! – AMAZING FIELDS (PICTURES) – WILL BE WORTH IT =)
- FIELD USAGE, GATE FEES & PARKING: Each field is run individually and vary regarding parking fees, gate fees, snack bars, etc. -The following fields WILL have Gate Fees and Snack Bars (NO Coolers): Great Park, Windrow Park, Amerige Park, Santa Ana College (also has parking fees). NO SEEDS OR GUM at ANY of our fields (includes parents/fans) – PLS BE EXTRA RESPECTFUL with no trash in the dugout or fields. ZERO Tolerance for any issue – team will be immediately removed from the tournament. Thank you!
- MERCHANT TENT: Great Park and Windrow will have official tournament merchandise =)
- AWESOME #1FIRECRACKER PICTURES! being taken at various fields – CHECK THEM OUT =) For any questions and more details please contact TurkeyBoyPhotography@gmail.com or call/text at 505-227-1059
- SOCIAL MEDIA: WHAT IS YOUR social tags and social media so we can include you — Tag us #1Firecracker @USAPremier Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram
- BASEBALLS: This year you will pick up your dozen baseballs at Windrow Park. Additional baseballs available for purchase at Windrow Park and Great Park. We are not have an in person coaches meeting due to covid limitations.
- WOOD BAT TOURNAMENT: This is a WOOD bat tournaments = ANY Type of “WOOD” bat is acceptable. FOR AGES 9u to 13u = ANY Type of “Wood” AND/OR ANY TYPE OF METAL BAT IS ACCEPTABLE =)
- ADVANCEMENT: Top 2 teams from each pool advance to a single elimination championship bracket. More info at coaches meeting and each bracket reviewed. 12u & 11u will have all teams advance to a single elimination championship bracket.
- TOURNAMENT RULES: Become familiar with the rules on website– Note: It is the Coaches responsibility to know the rules and if determined needed, protest any issue BEFORE the game is completed. If it is brought up after the game ends, then would be for awareness and the tournament directors will deal with it separately with no adjustments of game results. ONLY Age/Grad Year infractions and Baseball Rules will have raised protests upheld.
- TRAVEL TEAMS HOTELS: Required Use Approved Hotels through our Hotel Website To Be Eligible To Play – COL, 18u, 17uu UPPER CLASS HOTELS / 16u, 15u, 14u, 13u UNDER CLASS HOTELS / 12u, 11u, 10u YOUTH HOTELS / NATIONAL DIVISION BY GRAD YEAR. We have negotiated great deals and appreciate your support. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Gina Pettrow – 800-394-4930 ext 1
It’s going to be a great tournament! Glad you are with us – GOOD LUCK =)
“If You Don’t Play With The Best, Why Play At All…”
CHECK OUT #1FIRECRACKER CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY HERE AND RECENT PAST YEARS TEAMS & INFO BELOW: