The dates are set for the seventh annual National Invitational High School Challenge hosted by USA Stadium in Millington, TN. Tournament starts Thursday, July 21 and ends on Sunday, July 24. Games will be played at USA Stadium as well as area high school fields. Last year's tournament attracted 20 teams. It is our goal to add more. Reserve your spot now!
Format- Pool Play: Top teams advance to single elimination tourney (4 game guarantee)
Age Limit-17U-must not turn 18 before January 1, 2011
High School and Competitive teams are welcome to attract the best talent.
Note: Waivers are possible for players who do not meet the age requirement but have certifiable high school eligibility remaining. Collegiate and professional scouts will be notified prior to tournament.
For more information, please contact Johnny Ray (USA Stadium Director of Baseball) at 901-413-1920. Stadium website is www.usastadium.org
High School Teams (13): Tupelo (MS), Apollo (KY), Pleasure Ridge Park (KY), Arlington (TN), Bartlett (TN), Briarcrest (TN), Christian Brothers (TN), Collierville (TN), Germantown (TN), Hendersonville (TN), Houston (TN), Millington (TN), St Benedict (TN),
Competitive Teams (7): Arkansas Select Baseball, Griffin (MO) Baseball Club, Lexington (TN) Lazers, Mississippi Prospects #1, Mississippi Prospects #2, Mississippi Prospects #3, Team Tennessee
Arkansas Select Baseball won the 2010 USA Challenge championship, defeating Griffin (MO) Baseball Club 7-4 in the finals.
USA Stadium was the home for USA Baseball from 1986 through 1996 and hosted over 300 players who played Major League Baseball. Eighteen foreign countries have sent their national teams to Millington to play and 26 national championships have been decided at USA Stadium. More than 40,000 different college, high school, foreign, and Olympic players have played in Millington.