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YBN ‘Road to Branson’ Begins with AAU and CABA Championships

04/30/2017, 7:45pm CDT

Boston, MA (May 2017) – Billed as Youth Baseball Network’s ‘Road to Branson’, the qualifying championship events for the prestigious YBN National Championship in Branson, Missouri begins in June with the AAU Grand Nationals and the CABA World Series.

The Youth Baseball Network National Championship is the most prestigious invitational tournament in the country, as it features the 12U National Champions from several major youth baseball organizations, including: AABC, AAU, CABA, Dixie, Dizzy Dean, NABF, and the Jacoby Ellsbury Indigenous World Champions.  A host team representing Greater Midwest Baseball of St. Louis will round out the elite eight.

The 2017 YBN National Championship will be played August 16-19 at Ballparks of America in family-friendly Branson.

   The AAU Grand Nationals is the first Road to Branson™ event on the calendar, as it will
   occur June 18-24 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World
   Resort in Orlando, Florida. Teams throughout North America participate in this
   prestigious organization’s National Championship, with last year’s AAU 12U champs
   coming from Puerto Rico. 

   The next Road to Branson™ event for the YBN Championship will be the CABA
   (Continental Amateur Baseball Association) 12U World Series.  The event will occur
   June 28-July 2 at the East Cobb Baseball Complex in Marietta, Georgia.  CABA has made
   it to YBN Championship Saturday the first two years, and actually won the premier YBN
   Championship in 2015. 

Several games at the CABA 12U World Series will be produced and streamed live on the Amateur Sports Broadcasting Network,

For more information about the CABA 12U World Series visit:

To see the dates of all qualifying Road to Branson™ World Series events visit:

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