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Road to Branson Dates Set for 2016 YBN Championship

02/29/2016, 9:45am CST
By YBNotes

The YBN National Championship begins with the Road to Branson™ ~ and each participating organizations’ 12U National Championship (or World Series) Tournament.  You can follow the Road to Branson on

Meet the major organizations participating in the 2016 YBN National Championship, including dates and location of their qualifying national tournament.

AABC Pee Wee Reese World Series

Date:  08/04/2016 - 08/07/2016

Location: Toa Baja, Puerto Rico


AAU Grand Nationals

Date:  June 19-25, 2016

Location: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL


CABA World Series

Date: June 22-26, 2016

Location: Grapevine and Southlake, TX


Dizzy Dean World Series

Dates: July 22-28, 2016

Location: Snowden Grove Park, Southhaven, MS


NABF World Series

Dates: July 7-10, 2016

Location: Foschini Park, Hackensack, NJ


GMB Missouri State Championship

Greater Midwest Baseball (GMB) was selected as tournament partner for the Youth Baseball Network National Championships. GMB and YBN will offer four Missouri based teams the chance to compete for the 12U paid berth to the Youth Baseball Network National Championships. The Missouri State Champion will serve as the tournament’s host team.

The highest finishing Missouri AAA/Major based teams from these Four GMB Tournaments will be awarded a Semi Final Berth to compete for the 12U Missouri State Championship berth to the YBN National Championships

 These four semi-finalist teams will play on June 22, 2016 in St Louis (site TBD) for the crown of Missouri 12U State Champion and become the YBN host team.

Qualifying Tournaments

Dates: 4/1 – 4/3/2016 Go Birds Classic
Location: BMAC, Bridgeton

Dates: 5/6 – 5/8/2016 Mothers Day Classic
Location: Ballwin, MO

Dates: 5/27 – 5/29 GMB Memorial Day Classic 
Location: Ellisville, MO

Dates: 6/10 – 6/12 Bi-State Championships 

Location: Ballwin Athletic and BMAC, Bridgeton, MO

12U MO State Championship

Date: June 22, 2016 12U MO State Championship 
Location: St. Louis Site TBD for the Berth



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