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2014 WILL PROVE TO BE A TOUGH YEAR FOR THE USA-LABC
A YEAR OF REFLECTION

 

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 2014 NATIONAL TRYOUT SCHEDULE

WESTERN WASHINGTON TRYOUT EVENT
DEC 14 (10:20AM) AT BLE IN AUBURN, WA

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TRYOUT EVENT #1
JAN 16 (6:30PM) AT MVP BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL ACADEMY IN NEWBURY PARK, CA

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TRYOUT EVENT #3
JAN 17 (7:00PM) AT TURNIN2 BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL ACADEMY IN CORONA, CA

NORTHEAST TRYOUT EVENT
JAN 26 (10AM) IN JACKSON, NJ AT CENTRAL JERSEY BASEBALL ACADEMY
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TRYOUT EVENT #1
FEB 5 (7:30PM) AND 6 (7:30PM) AT THE FIELDHOUSE IN CONCORD, CA 
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TRYOUT EVENT #2
FEB 7 (5:30PM), FEB 8 (2:00PM) AT LARA FIELD SAN BRUNO,CA. IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, TRYOUT WILL BE MOVED TO LYONS FIELD IN SAN BRUNO, CA ON BOTH DATES
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA  TRYOUT EVENT #3
FEB 8 (1:30PM), FEB 9 (1:30PM) AT 27170 MISSION BLVD IN HAYWARD, CA
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA  TRYOUT EVENT #4
FEB 9 (1:00PM) AT LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL IN LINCOLN, CA. RAIN OR SHINE, TRYOUT WILL BE CONDUCTED ON ARTIFICIAL TURF FOOTBALL FIELD, NEXT TO BASEBALL FIELD.
PACIFIC NORTHWEST TRYOUT EVENT #2
FEB 15 (9AM), FEB 16 (1PM) AT CHAMPION SPORTS IN VANCOUVER, WA

MIDWEST TRYOUT
EVENT #1

FEB 21 (6PM) AT T3 PERFORMANCE IN AVON, OH
MIDWEST TRYOUT
EVENT #2
FEB 22 (7:00PM) AT ELITE BASEBALL LLC IN MAINVILLE, OH

PACIFIC NORTHWEST TRYOUT EVENT #3
MAR 2 (12:20PM) AT BIG LEAGUE EDGE IN AUBURN, WA
SOUTHEAST TRYOUT EVENT
FEB 28 (6PM), MAR 1 (9AM) AT BELK BASEBALL ACADEMY IN HOUSTON, TX

IDAHO TRYOUT EVENT
 CANCELED


FOR MORE INFO ON TRYOUT TIMES, DATES, AND VENUES
JIM@BIGLEAGUEEDGE.COM






RULES AND POLICIES
REPRESENT YOUR COUNTRY


Due to representation of the United States and having to abide by numerous vendors' rules and policies, all players and travelers must abide by all listed below.








RULES AND POLICIES
PAYMENT

All payments are NONREFUNDABLE unless player is injured and cannot COMPETE IN SPORTS. Notarized doctor's note required and only a portion will be refunded (depending upon date of injury and vendor rules that apply).

All payments due on or before the 5th of each month. Must be postmarked by 5th of respective month. 

$250 player deposit (or traveler deposit) required to secure spot with monthly payments thereafter.Entire trip must be paid off on or before July 5th of competing year. No player will be allowed to participate if trip is not paid off by such date.

PAYMENT FORMS AND ADDRESS

Check, money order, or cash accepted. No credit cards accepted. Make all checks payable to 'Big League Edge'

Send all payments to:
4227 S. Meridian Ste. C#344, Puyallup, WA 98373  OR
501 42nd St., Ste 300, Auburn, WA 98001

ADDITIONAL TRAVELERS

Additional travelers can be added by June 15th of competing year without late fees. After June 15th, late fee of $75 per traveler applies.

FEES
$25 late fee and $20 canceled check fee apply to all accounts not current or past due.
AIRFARE

All travelers are required to book their own airfare. SDQ is the airport code destination.

BOOKING

All players and travelers MUST book trip through Big League Edge- per hosting organization rules. Any traveler failing to do so will not be allowed into any game, as all fields are located on private gated property.

EXTENDED STAY AND UPGRADES

Travelers can extend their stay and upgrade rooms to ocean view or suite. Pricing varies.

PASSPORTS

All travelers are required to have a valid passport. Make sure to provide six weeks of processing time to get valid US passport.

TRAVELING ALONE

Players traveling alone are required to have a notarized letter from parent/guardian explaining contact and emergency info. Must be in possession of player at all times.

MEDICAL

In the event a player or traveler needs medical attention, immediately notify hotel staffing, coaches, or traveling secretaries.

LIABLE

BLE is NOT responsible for lost, stolen, or misplaced property and/or injury occurring due to sports related or trip related activities, rained out games that are not made up, amount of nations represented, amount of teams per age division, and/or any type of occurance and/or circumstance related to acts of God, terrorism, severe weather, and/or travel advisories that are out of BLE's and/or BLE Worldwide's control.

DISCLAIMER

BLE and BLE Worldwide are not in any way affiliated or associated with USA Baseball, the USA national teams, USA Baseball championships, Team USA, or any future Olympic baseball teams. All teams herein are promoted, formed, and and fielded by BLE and BLE Worldwide.   








PLAYER AND TEAM CODE OF CONDUCT
PLAYING TIME

Playing time and playing opportunity are not equal. The best nine will be placed on the field at all times. 

GAME RULES

No parents allowed in or near dugout. All logistical support must be handled PRIOR to game start between parent and player. Any rained out games MAY be made up, but there is no guaranty that such will occur.

COACHING

Although parent opinion may vary from coaches' views, no discussions of any kind concerning playing time, game strategy, or any "on field" issues.

SPORTSMANSHIP

 All players are representing their country. No emotional outburst of any kind allowed. Any act that may be deemed embarrassing or unsportsmanlike conduct will be dealt with quickly and with removal from game or dugout.

BUDDY SYSTEM

All players are required to utilize the "buddy system". No player is allowed to leave resort premises whatsoever, unless accompanied by parent/guardian. In the event this occurs, parent/guardian MUST notify traveling secretary or team coach.

DRESS CODE

All players are required to have short hair and look professional- colored shirt, jeans worn properly, and no athletic shorts allowed. Beach and pool attire permissible if participating in beach or pool activities. No earrings or jewelry requiring a piercing and necklaces inside shirts.

CURFEW

All players required to abide by curfew.

LANGUAGE AND CONDUCT

No foul language allowed. No conduct that can be deemed premiscuous allowed. No alcoholic beverages of any kind for any player. All players not allowed in disco or clubs. No gambling allowed.  Be respectful of other travelers and/or fans at all times.

ITINERARY

Be on time which requires players and travelers to be at designated meeting area 15 minutes PRIOR to departure. All buses will leave whether you are on it or not.

EQUIPMENT

Players are responsible to provide their own personal baseball equipment, baseball pants, catching equipment, bat, glove, helmets, belts, socks, and shoes.


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