July 2018

Midwest NTIS - Stage 2 Prospect Games 17U

07/27/2018 ~ Friday Registration Ends: 07/22/2018$325.00 | Thomas E. Atkins Jr. Park  5220 N Oakland Gravel Rd, Columbia, MO 65202

Midwest NTIS - Stage 2 Prospect Games 17U


This is an invite only event with players being selected to represent the Midwest during the August NTIS Championship Cup at the USA baseball facility in Cary, NC. All players must have an official invite and Prospect Code to register.


This event is the 2nd round try-out for players seeking to represent themselves and the Midwest Region through USA Baseballs National Team Identification Series. Players can ultimately earn an opportunity to compete for a roster spot on one of the USA National Teams. 


Players will showcase their age appropriate skill level and baseball aptitude for the Midwest NTIS Task Force by participating in and completing a pro-style workout. Players will then be placed on teams and participate in games for remainder of the event. Measurements of physical tools and evaluations of appropriate intangibles during team play will determine which players will be invited to Cary, NC for the 2018 USA Baseball NTIS Cup. Selected players to move on from this event will be notified within 48 hours.



Players will be required to check-in on the evening prior to their event at the following time & location:


Wingate by Wyndham Columbia

3101 Wingate Court, US 63 & I-70, Columbia, Missouri 65201

Phone: 573-817-0500  



17u- July 26nd check-in 7:00pm A-M 8:00pm N-Z last names



All players are required to stay at one of the following hotels no exceptions. Blocks of rooms at each hotel have been reserved under USA Baseball NTIS Prospect Games. Please use this block when reserving your room.


17u Hotels:

Wingate by Wyndham Columbia

3101 Wingate Court, US 63 & I-70

Columbia, Missouri 65201



Informational Meeting:

Parents will have a short meeting at 10:00am the day of the event regarding the steps following this event and the process it takes to make it to Team USA. All questions and/or details will be answered at that time.


Age Divisions:

2018 17U NTIS: born on or after Jan. 1, 2001, for the 2019 18U NT

  • 2018 16U NTIS: born on or after Jan. 1, 2002, for the 2019 17U NTDP
  • 2018 15U NTIS: born on or after Jan. 1, 2003, for the 2019 16U NTDP
  • 2018 14U NTIS: born on or after Jan. 1, 2004, for the 2019 15U NT
  • 2018 13U NTIS: born on or after Jan. 1, 2005, or 2006 for the 2019 14U NTDP
  • 2018 11U NTIS: born on or after Jan. 1, 2007, or 2008 for the 2019 12U NT 


Players should bring the following gear to participate:

* White Pants

* Appropriate Navy Baseball Belt, Navy Socks & Hat

* Cleats

* Baseball Glove

* Baseball Bat

* Batting Helmet

* Protective Cup

* Catchers should bring their own catching gear


Please visit www.usabaseball.com for rules regarding the use of composite bats for all USA Baseball NTIS events.


Gate Prices:

  • Daily Pass: $10.00 (Per Person) - Entry to all showcases & games



Individual Player showcase 8:00 am-10:00 am followed by games for the remainder of day


Additional Information:

Official Refund Policy & Process for all USA Baseball NTIS Events

Cancellations up to 14 days prior to the start of the event will receive a 100% refund of the registration fee. Cancellations within 14 days of the start of the event will receive a 50% refund. No exceptions will be made. The participating player will receive their refund back to the credit card on file within 30 days of the time of cancellation.


A reminder to all parents: Please check your e-mail regularly. Our main form of communication will be through e-mail. Making a habit of checking your e-mail daily with updates for this event will ensure that all communication has been received.


Contact Information:  All questions regarding USA Baseball Midwest NTIS events should be directed to the Associate Regional Director Witek Bycko at witek@usabaseballntis.com or 405-659-6046.