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Dixie Youth Baseball Joins 2017 YBN Championship

02/11/2017, 12:45pm CST

Boston, MA (February 2017) Youth Baseball Network (YBN) is pleased to announce that Dixie Youth Baseball will be joining the 3rd annual YBN National Championship in Branson, Missouri.

The prestigious youth baseball tournament of 12U National Champions will occur August 15-19, 2017 at Ballparks of America – the new, iconic youth baseball complex in Branson.

Dixie’s 12U World Series Champions will compete against the national champions from American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC), Amateur Athletic Union of the United States (AAU), Continental Amateur Baseball Association (CABA), Dizzy Dean Baseball (DDB), National Amateur Baseball Federation (NABF), plus a Missouri host team representing Greater Midwest Baseball.  An eighth organization will be announced soon.

Dixie Youth Baseball, established in 1955, is one of the premier youth baseball organizations in America.  The DYB 2017 World Series (held in Oxford, Alabama) will include teams from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.

Dixie’s 12U World Series Champions will earn a paid berth to the YBN National Championship, with travel and housing paid by Youth Baseball Network.

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“We’re extremely pleased to have Dixie join our efforts promoting youth baseball,” stated Gil Vieira, YBN Founder & CEO. 

“Dixie is undoubtedly one of the finest organizations in youth baseball and their presence is key to our ongoing development,” continued Vieira. “The Dixie champion will certainly add to the high-level of competition in our tournament, and I’m confident they’ll also have the time of their young lives in Branson.”

The 2017 YBN Championship will be produced and broadcast by YBN’s media partner, the Amateur Sports Broadcasting Network (  All games played on Ballparks of America’s championship field will be streamed live.  In addition, selected games will be distributed nationally to millions of TVs across America.

Along with providing great competition, YBN works closely with the City of Branson and Branson CVB to ensure teams and families experience the fun and excitement of Branson.  From the ‘Ride the Ducks’ boat ride to a special YBN Opening Ceremony at the Branson Landings, to the numerous attractions and shows; the YBN National Championship is like no other youth baseball tournament in the country.

About Youth Baseball Network:

Youth Baseball Network LLC is a marketing and online media company dedicated to the Youth Baseball Industry.  Its mission is to promote, encourage and assist the ongoing development of youth baseball. 

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About Branson:

Branson, nestled in the lakeside beauty of the Ozark Mountains, is truly a one-of-a-kind family vacation destination.  It features an international award-winning theme park, dozens of attractions and museums, multiple live performance theaters, pristine lakes, championship golf courses, a Historic Downtown district, shopping galore, and a full range of dining options. It is the ultimate family destination and is serviced by Springfield-Branson National Airport.

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About Ballparks of America:

Ballparks of America is a Baseball Village and the premier youth baseball tournament facility in the country.  By creating an iconic venue complete with dimensional replicas of historic ballparks, high-end lodging for team members and staff, plus other family-friendly amenities; Ballparks of America will deliver an experience for players, coaches and families like no other.

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