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SPORTS & TOURISM DEPARTMENT
Office: 623-222-2000
Fax: 623-222-2001
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For Immediate Release


Perfect Game & USA Baseball host series of amateur youth baseball tournaments in Surprise 

Surprise, AZ (May 13, 2021) The City of Surprise is set to sizzle this weekend as it marks the start of summer youth baseball tournaments at the Surprise Stadium Sports Complex. Competition play begins this weekend for the 2021 Mountain West Elite Championship, which is the first in a series of Perfect Game & USA Baseball events that the Surprise Stadium Sports Complex will host this summer. 

Each tournament will host local and national talent as they showcase their abilities on the diamond and participate in quality competition. 

The Surprise Recreation Campus opened in December 2002 and was built to drive tourism and economic impact for the local economy while also delivering a state-of-the-art venue for the local community to enjoy. Over the years, the Surprise Stadium Sports Complex has attracted thousands of youth athletes and their families to the City of Surprise. The long-term economic benefits associated with these nationally recognized events continue to be fundamental to the tourism industry while contributing to Surprise’s local economy.  

Perfect Game – 2021 Mountain West Elite Championship (14U), May 14-16
Inaugural Mountain West Elite Championship held annually in Arizona. 
Event Details: Perfect Game

Perfect Game – Sunshine Southwest Showcase, May 22-23 
One of many “Sunshine” events now held across the country in May to kick off the summer baseball season. In addition to being the first opportunity for many top young prospects to be evaluated by Perfect Game scouts, the Sunshine Southwest Showcase is also the last opportunity for players to earn an invitation to the prestigious Perfect Game National Showcase in Mid-June.
Event Details: Perfect Game

Perfect Game – WWBA West Memorial Day Classic, May 28-31
Inaugural 17U West Memorial Day Classic held annually in Arizona. 
Event Details: Perfect Game

USA Baseball National Team Championships Series
The USA Baseball National Team Championships are elite championship events which serve as the primary identification for players to be considered for the 15U National Team, as well as the 13U/14U Athlete Development Program (ADP) and the 16U and 17U National Team Development Programs (NTDP). Through these events, USA Baseball provides an opportunity for more than 400 teams to showcase their talents against teams from all across the nation and players an opportunity to be selected to represent their country.
Event Details: USA Baseball

-USA Baseball 16U National Team Championships, June 15-20

-USA Baseball 17U National Team Championships, June 23-28

-USA Baseball 14U/15U National Team Championships, July 1-6


Perfect Game – WWBA West National Championship (15U-17U), July 9-16
This is the 2nd Annual WWBA West 17U National Championship held annually in the Phoenix area. Past Champions include: CBA Marucci National & NorCal Baseball Prime (2019).
Event Details: Perfect Game

Perfect Game – WWBA West National Championship (14U-16U), July 16-22
This is the 2nd Annual WWBA West 14U & 16U National Championship held annually in the Phoenix area. 
Event Details: Perfect Game

Perfect Game – 17U World Series, July 27-31
This is the 10th annual 17U Perfect Game World Series. This will be a strict invite only tournament with the top teams from around the country in attendance.
Event Details: Perfect Game 

Individual tournament schedules, admission costs, and event information will become available prior to the start of each tournament. For additional information, contact the Sports and Tourism department at 623-222-2253 or visit exploresurprise.com

About City of Surprise Sports & Tourism Department
The City of Surprise Sports & Tourism Department is responsible for managing Major League Baseball Spring Training at Surprise Stadium, shared-use facility partnerships with Ottawa University, major tennis tournaments, and tourism driven events, festivals, and sports tournaments.


 
SPORTS & TOURISM DEPARTMENT
15960 N. Bullard Avenue Surprise, AZ 85374 | Phone: 623-222-2000


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