The USSSA Illinois State Championships - Global State is a new event for the 2022 season and is part of the brand new "Flashin' The Leather Series" for 9-12u. 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 event is the USSSA Illinois Global State Championships and also a USSSA World Series Qualifier! We expect this event to sell out quickly, as it will have the best awards package in youth baseball. The Slugger Early Bird Classic will play 2 pool play games, followed by bracket play. Don't miss your opportunity for a USSSA qualifier!
Teams MUST be prepared to start play Friday morning.
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: 06/24/2022 - 06/26/2022
Game Guarantee: 3 Games
Tournament Format: Each team will play 2 pool play games, followed by bracket play.
Expected Number of Teams: 100+
Expected Start Times: Games will start Friday morning.
Parking is FREE!
LSSC: 8400 Orange Prairie Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
The event is for the following ages:
8u Kid Pitch
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
8u, 9u, 10u, 11u, 12u = $595
*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. For tournament housing please use this link: State Tournament Housing Link (CLICK HERE)