WE ARE.

USA-LABC BASEBALL

Welcome To The Official Site Of The USA-LABC National Baseball Teams.

REPRESENTING THE UNITED STATES

FEATURING 8U - 18U BASEBALL TEAMS 

*Not affiliated, organized, or associated with USA Baseball or Team USA.

EVERYTHING USA-LABC

FEATURED NEWS, HIGHLIGHTS, & MORE

01 FEATURED NEWS

USA-LABC TEAMS SET FOR BANNER 2022 CAMPAIGN

2022 rosters are finished & positioned to capitalize upon a solid 2021 LABC for the United States.

01 IN THE SPOTLIGHT

FROM THE DIRECTOR

USA-LABC Baseball Director & former MLB player Jim Parque speaks about the upcoming 2022 LABC & more.

01 ANNOUNCEMENTS

2022 USA-LABC BASEBALL

TEAMS ANNOUNCED

Check out all the national talent that made the 2022 USA-LABC cut out of thousands of baseball players nationwide.

04 PRESS

13U USA-LABC TEAM TO COMPETE IN THE BCS WORLDS

Members of this year's 2022 national team set to compete in Perfect Game's BCS World Series in Ft. Myers, FL.

05 HAPPENINGS

14U USA-LABC TEAM ENTERS THE USA PREMIERE TOURNEY

This year's 14U national team set to play in the USA Premiere Firecracker tournament in SoCal this July.

06 THE EXPERIENCE

ALL ABOUT THE LABC

Arguably the most prestigious international baseball event for youth & high school baseball players, the LABC has been going on for over 30 years.

REPRESENT YOUR NATION

REPRESENT YOUR NATION

ROSTERING INFORMATION

All teams represent the United States in the LABC, which is widely considered one of the best international baseball events for Youth & High School aged baseball players.


Most national team athletes are selected from a National Trial events. Additionally, a small portion are selected from scouting, recommendations, or video submissions off our website. Thousands attend USA-LABC National Trial events, providing an exceptional talent pool to draw from.


If you are interested in representing the United States in one of the biggest baseball events in the world, attend a National Trial or submit your video (see below for video submission details).

➟ 01 Athlete Requirements

Ages 9U - 18U Baseball Teams

>> June 1 age cutoff of competing year.

>> All positions considered. Team rosters vary between 12 players (younger teams) to 16-17 players (HS aged teams).

>> National Trial events are free. Show up 40min prior to finalize registration process. All athletes must pre-register for any National Trial via the website link (see below for schedule & links).

>> Teams compete in the 9-10U, 11-12U, 13U, 14U, 15-16U, & 18U age divisions of the LABC. 

➟ 01 Video Submissions

Submit Video To Be Considered

>> See above for athlete requirements.

>> If you cannot attend a USA-LABC National Trial, submit your video to be considered. Hitting or pitching ONLY. No fielding videos will be considered.

>> Videos in MP4 or MOV formats only. No more than 3min long.

>> Fill out form below & also email your video submission to Info@bigleagueedge.com. In your email, include (1) player name, (2) email address, (3) phone contact, (4) age & DOB of athlete, & (5) positions played.

>> Once we receive your video submission, our national staff will review it. If interested, we will contact you directly within 72 hours.

NATIONAL TRIALS SCHEDULE 

USA-LABC National Trials are held all across the United States & attract thousands annually. This provides an extreme talent pool to form teams that have competed in the LABC every year since 2007. 


National Trials dates are released in September, with events starting in November. Players are selected immediately after a National Trial finishes & information is provided to their parents during this selection process.

➟ 01 What You Need To Know

NATIONAL TRIALS DETAILS

>> Ages 9U - 18U teams. Age cutoff is June 1 of competing year.

>> All positions considered. Covers hitting, pitching, & fielding.

>> Athlete must pre-register with provided link (see below). Schedule & links are updated in September.

>> Roster spots are offered immediately after National Trial event is over. An informational parent meeting will be held during such time to discuss details. Parents of selected athletes are required to attend.

>> Show up 40min prior to event to get warmed up & check in.

➟ For 2023 Teams

PACIFIC NORTHWEST TRIALS

Western WA

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Eastern WA

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Oregon

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Idaho

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

➟ For 2023 Teams

CALIFORNIA TRIALS

Orange County, CA

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Riverside, CA

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Los Angeles, CA

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

San Diego, CA

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Bay Area, CA

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Sacramento, CA

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

➟ For 2023 Teams

NORTHEAST TRIALS

North New Jersey

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Central/South New Jersey

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

New York

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Massachusetts

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

➟ For 2023 Teams

MID ATLANTIC

Delaware

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Virginia

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Pennsylvania

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

➟ For 2023 Teams

FLORIDA

Orlando, FL

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Tampa Bay, FL

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Ft. Myers, FL

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

➟ For 2023 Teams

SOUTH

North Carolina

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

South Carolina

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Georgia

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

louisiana

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

➟ For 2023 Teams

TEXAS

Houston, TX

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

San Antonio, TX

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Dallas, TX

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

➟ For 2023 Teams

UPPER MIDWEST

Illinois

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Wisconsin

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Ohio

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Iowa

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

➟ For 2023 Teams

SOUTHWEST

Denver, CO

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Las Vegas, NV

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Phoenix, AZ

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

Tuscon, AZ

>> Dates, times, & location released Oct.

EVENT DETAILS 

USA-LABC Baseball has held the sole United States bid into the LABC, which is arguably the best baseball event for Youth & High School aged baseball players in the world. Annually attracting national teams from all across Latin America, the LABC has been held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic for over 30 years.


Some of the biggest MLB superstars in modern history have played in the LABC, including Soto, Beltre, Rodriguez, & many others. For the United States, the alumni list spans MLB to Division 1 College Baseball.

➟ 01 Competition

ALL ABOUT THE LABC

>> Held for the past 30+ years in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

>> No win-your-way-in, at large bids, or recommendation bids. Strictly national teams whom represent their country.

>> Nations whom have competed include Dominican Republic, Canada, United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, St. Croix, St. Thomas, Venezuela, British Virgin Islands, Curacao, & Panama.

>> Games played in & around Santo Domingo, DR. Venues include the World Baseball Classic stadium, MLB fields of the White Sox, Blue Jays, Orioles, & Mets, Banco Centrale, & many others.

>> 4 seeding games followed by Medal Rounds. International Rules.

➟ 01 Travel

Trip & Travel Details

>> All trip bookings handled by Big League Edge. Athletes & travelers are required to book their own air travel.

>> Over 350+ athletes, parents, & staffing make up the USA Delegation that travels to the LABC each year.

>> All-inclusive hotel accommodations provided by the beachfront resort Emotions in Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic. 

➟ 01 Itinerary

2022 LABC Itinerary*

>> Aug 3:  Arrive into Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

>> Aug 4:  On-field practice & LABC Opening Ceremonies.

>> Aug 5:  LABC Qualifier Games.

>> Aug 6:  2nd round of LABC Qualifier Games.

>> Aug 7:  LABC Playoffs & Closing Ceremonies.

>> Aug 8:  Day off, tours, & USA Awards Banquet.

>> Aug 9:  Return back to United States.

*Subject to change

WHO WE ARE.

WHO WE ARE.

The USA-LABC is a national baseball organization that fields 9U - 18U baseball teams formed from 40+ National Trials held across the United States annually. Thousands of athletes attend National Trials in hopes of making one of our teams - which represent the United States of America in the LABC.

PROSPECT INQUIRY FORM

➟ Ages 8-18U:
ROSTERING INFORMATION

>> Players are rostered from 40+ National Trials held across the United States annually. Schedule is listed above and updated weekly.

>> Ages 8U - 18U eligible. Age cutoff is June 1.

>> If player cannot attend a National Trial, fill out Prospect Inquiry Form (left) and email a video to Info@bigleagueedge.com. 

WANT TO HOST A NATIONAL TRIAL?

BECOME A PART OF USA-LABC BASEBALL

➟ Hosting Details
BECOME A TRIALS PARTNER

>> All hosting partners must have a qualified venue to host a USA-LABC National Trial.

>> USA-LABC Baseball markets & brings athletes to event.

>> All hosting partners will gain exposure, social media marketing, & affiliation status.

>> USA-LABC Baseball will pay all national trials costs associated with venue rental, marketing, athlete recruitment, & insurance.