The Slugger Summer Nationals is a new event for the 2022 season and is part of the brand new "Flashin' The Leather Series" for 9-12u. The Slugger Summer Nationals will be the final event of the 2022 season for "Flashin' The Leather Series". The Flashin' The Leather Series is a brand new tournament series by JP Sports hosted exclusively at the Louisville Slugger Sports Complex (LSSC). For the "Flashin' The Leather Series" the tournament champions will receive a Wilson A2000 Baseball glove. For more information on the Flashin' The Leather Series click HERE.
This national event is the Slugger Summer Nationals and is a USSSA sanctioned event. We expect this event to sell out quickly, as it will have the best awards package in youth baseball. The Slugger Summer Nationals will play 3 pool play games, followed by bracket play. This event is a 5 game guarantee and will kick-off Wednesday, July 13th. Don't miss the epic skills competitions and opening ceremonies, nobody does these events like JP Sports! Great give-a-ways, DJ, and tons of family fun!
Event Itinerary (Subject to Change)
Wednesday, July 13: Team Check-in, Coaches Meetings, Team Mom Meeting, Pin Trading, Skills Competitions and Opening Ceremonies.
Thursday, July 14: Pool Play
Friday, July 15: Pool Play
Saturday, July 16: Bracket play
Sunday, July 17: Conclusion of Bracket Play
Louisville Slugger Sports Complex:
With a total of 12 turf diamonds: 10 full synthetic turf fields with lights outdoors and 2 full synthetic turf fields in the dome. 2 of the outdoor fields are stadium style, with the main stadium field featuring a jumbotron scrore/video board.
This tournament will be governed by USSSA Rules and Rostering, along with JP Sports.
You MUST Register through USSSA AND JP Sports .
NO METAL SPIKES AT LSSC
Date: 07/13/2022 - 07/17/2022
Game Guarantee: 5 Games
Tournament Format: Each team will play 3-4 pool play games, followed by bracket play.
Expected Number of Teams: 100+
Expected Start Times: Games will start Thursday morning.
Parking is FREE!
LSSC: 8400 Orange Prairie Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
The event is for the following ages:
9u (Open/AA/A) - 46' mound, 65' bases
10u (Open/AA/A) - 46' mound, 65' bases
11u (Open/AA/A) - 50' mound, 70' bases
12u (Open/AA/A) - 50' mound, 70' bases
9u, 10u, 11u, 12u = $695
*Teams traveling for this event MUST book their hotels through our housing partner, Discover Peoria. This event is a Stay-to-Play event. Once you have registered we recommend securing your hotel rooms right away. The tournament housing can be found by CLICKING HERE.