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 YouthBaseballNetwork.com.
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.
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