The Slugger Summer Nationals is here in 2023 and will continue the "Flashin' The Leather Series" for 8-12u. The Flashin' The Leather Series is a 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 if the division qualifies for the gloves. 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 12th. 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!
8u Coach Pitch- $375
8u Kid Pitch, 9u, 10u, 11u, 12u = $725
Wednesday, July 12: Team Check-in, Coaches Meetings, Team Mom Meeting, Pin Trading, Skills Competitions and Opening Ceremonies.
Thursday, July 13: Pool Play
Friday, July 14th: Pool play continues and concludes.
Saturday, July 16: Bracket play starts.
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 .
We reserve the right to combine age groups if need be!
NO METAL SPIKES AT LSSC
Date: 07/12/2023 - 07/16/2023
Game Guarantee: 4 Games
Tournament Format: Each team will play 3 pool play games, followed by bracket play.
Expected Number of Teams: 80+
Expected Start Times: Games will start Thursday at 9 AM.
Parking is FREE!
LSSC: 8400 Orange Prairie Rd, Peoria, IL 61615
The event is for the following ages:
8u Kid Pitch (Open/AA/A)- 40' mound, 60 foot bases
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