2023 – 12U SPRING TRAINING EVENT – ARIZONA
Special News bulletin: Big League Experience will be holding a Spring Training Camp in Mesa/Gilbert, Arizona that will include the opportunity to play in a Competitive tournament that will include teams from a number of US states and Canada
WHERE: Mesa, Arizona
DATE: March 20 – 26 (Monday – Sunday)
PRE-TOURNAMENT SPRING TRAINING CAMP: From Monday to Thursday (March 20 – 23)
TOURNAMENT: March 24 – 26
INVITATION ONLY. All players must be identified by BLE staff and receive an invitation
COST: $850.00 + GST and must be Paid in Full 4 weeks Prior to event date (by Feb. 20th)
Non Refundable deposits upon Registration to secure spot in event.
GAME TICKET for ASU game and potential MLB game: Tickets will be provided for the players only and handed out at the Will call at the Stadium at a designated time.
HOTEL and AIRFARE
Air Fare: To be booked and paid for by each individual player/family.
TEAM HOTEL: One hotel could not accommodate all our needs, we have two hotels to choose from this week.
- Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites: 1520 W. Baseline Rd., Tempe Arizona 85283
- File #: 66112
- Password: pibbujot
2. Green Tree Inn and Suites – Phoenix Sky Harbor: 4234 S. 48th. str. Phoenix Arizona 85040
- File #: 66114
- Password: sudnugon
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: – Subject to change
*On a daily basis each team will have the opportunity to have team time (Practice), skill development time with team and professional coaches as well as play game(s)/intersquad.
Monday, March 20 Practice; 1:30pm (Practice with potential Intersquad game)
Tuesday, March 21 Practice 10am – 12pm & 1 – 3pm
Wednesday, March 22 Practice 10am 12pm & 7 – 9pm
Afternoon Team Time
Thursday, March 23 Practice 9 – 11 & either afternoon exhibition game or intersquad
Friday to Sunday – March 24 to 26 – Championship Tournament – Games TBA
Arizona State University vs. University of Arizona Game
*Times are subject to change and adjust to enhance overall program and accommodate field availability*
PAST INSTRUCTIONAL TEAM HAVE INCLUDED:
Marty Lehn – BLE Owner and Operator and Former Canadian National Team coach and MLB Scout (Milwaukee Brewers and Philadelphia Phillies).
Albie Lopez – 12 year MLB pitcher and World Series Champion with Arizona D-Backs
Bob Didier – 5 time World Series champion with Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees and former MLB catcher
Jordan Blundell – Head Coach Edmonton Prospects Collegiate team and former Professional player
Brad Robinson – Owner/Operator of “The Complete Athlete”, former player with Team Canada and Baseball BC Clinician
Eddie Marin – Scout for Generales De Durango (Mexican League), Hitting Coach Team BLE
Lachlan Fontaine – Former Professional player in the Seattle Mariners organization and Canadian National Team Player/Pitcher
Shea Hillenbrand – Two time MLB All – Star and founder of “Against All Odds” foundation
Looking forward to a great event, cheers
Team BLE Coaching Staff
*To pay by e-transfer (email to firstname.lastname@example.org ) or check (send to: Big League Experience; 14836 Thrift Ave., White Rock, B.C. V4B 2J7, Continue to register online using the form below, and then choose the “Invoice” method of payment, your credit card will not be charged.*