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The USSSA Martin Luther King Tournament is a competitive tournament held in Phoenix, Arizona in which Team BLE will enter a 15U and 16U team in those two Divisions.

This BLE event will include on field workouts and inter squad/exhibition games over three days ( Jan 11 – 13 )followed by the tournament being held from January 14 to 16 (four games guaranteed – weather permitting).  The trip will also include a Showcase workout on the Thursday morning, Jan. 12 in front of College recruiters and MLB scouts from the surrounding area.

Coaches will include Former Canadian Olympic team coach and MLB scout, Marty Lehn, five time World Series ring holder and former MLB catcher and coach Bob Didier, 12 year major league pitcher and World Series winner, Albie Lopez, former professional player Kyle Dhanani along with two time MLB All – Star Shea Hillenbrand.

Unfortunately the cost of events such as these to the US is indicative to the exchange rate and with that in mind, we wish to offer all those participating a gift certificate of $100cdn towards our 2017 summer camps. As many of you are already making plans to participate in next year’s summer camp, this is a great way to save $100 for 2017.  (Promo code will be sent to the complete group upon registration )

To pay by check, Continue to register online using the form below, and then choose the invoice method of payment, your credit card will not be charged

 

16U Martin Luther King Phoenix Arizona

Description:

Date: January 11 – 16 (Wednesday – Monday)

Where: Phoenix, Arizona

This BLE trip will include on field workouts with intersquad/exhibition games and a Showcase workout over the three days followed by the tournament, running from January 11 to 13th (four games guaranteed – weather permitting).  We will also be making a campus visit.

The Martin Luther King Tournament is a prestigious yearly event attracting teams from all over the US and Canada.

16U Division - Players must be born on May 1st, 2000 or later *(players born April 30, 2000 or before are too old for this event).

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*This event is invitation only, all players must be identified by BLE staff and receive an invitation*.

To ensure quality of tournament event and experience, registration in the BLE  16U Martin Luther King Tournament Trip is limited, early player commitment is advised !

Cost:

Must be Paid in Full 1 Month Prior to Tournament Start Date, deposits paid are Non-Refundable

Option One - $925.00cdn  + GST

Includes ground transportation (while in Phoenix area to and from Team Hotel),
Tournament fee, in the MLK tournament
Team hat/shirt and coaching/instruction.
College Baseball Visit
Option one players are responsible for airfare, lodging, food and transportation to Team hotel for drop off and pick up.

Option Two - $1295.00cdn  + GST

Includes lodging/breakfast (at Team hotel)
All ground transportation (in Phoenix area), Airport transportation has to be co ordinate with coaches arrival and departure
Tournament fee  in the MLK tournament
Team hat/shirt and coaching/instruction
College Baseball Visit
Option Two players will be supervised by BLE staff from moment of arrival in Phoenix area. Players are responsible for airfare and lunch/dinner. (meals will be organized by BLE staff )
Airfare
To be booked and paid for by each player. Coaches traveling early morning on January 11 with the first practice that night (Wednesday, January 11th) at 7:00pm.  Recommended flights should arrive in Phoenix on January 11th in the morning or early afternoon. Coaches are flying home on Jan. 16th, at 7:30pm.

Lodging
To be booked and paid for by each player (a link to the team hotel will be passed along as we have set up a team rate). Team Hotel is Arizona Golf Resort in Mesa, Arizona (Coaches check in January 11th). Please note: Reservations for players participating in Option Two will be handled by the BLE office.

Tentative schedule:

*On a daily bases the team will have the opportunity to have team time (Practice), skill development time with team and professional coaches as well as play games.

Wednesday, January 11 :

7:00pm – 9:00pm        Team Practice

Thursday, January 12 :

10:00 – 12:00am         Showcase Workout

1:00 - 4:00pm              College visit

6:00 – 8:30pm             Game (Outside competition) or Intersquad

Friday, January 13:

10:00 – 12:00am         Specialty session + Team Time

1:30 - 3:30                   Practice

5:00pm                        Team Activity/Meal - TBA

*Schedule is tentative and subject to change*

Tournament:

Saturday, January 14 - Monday January 16

Martin Luther King Tournament ~ Game Times TBA

 

Coaching Staff:

Marty Lehn – Big League Experience Camp operator/Owner, Former Canadian Olympic team coach and MLB scout.

Bob Didier – 5 time World Series champion and former MLB catcher

Albie Lopez – 12 year MLB pitcher and World Series Champion with Arizona D-Backs

Kyle Dhanani  - Former Professional player – Milwaukee Brewers organization

Shea Hillenbrand – Two Time MLB All Star, hitting specialist

 

 

Sincerely;

Marty Lehn

Big League Experience Baseball

 

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.

Big League Experience Release of Liability & Payment Policy

 

“By indicating your acceptance, you understand and agree to the following: Upon clicking the box “Yes I agree to the Policy” I hereby consent to the above named registrant participating in this Big League Experience camp event. I release and forever discharge Big League Experience, its coaches, staff, contracted staff and volunteers from any liability that may occur during participation in this event. Participant does also hereby grant and convey unto the Big League Experience the irrevocable permission to use his or her voice, image or likeness in any media now or hereafter existing in connection with all or any part of the Events, for any purpose whatsoever, including the commercial purposes of Big League Experience, and acknowledge that no royalties, fees or other compensation whatsoever will be provided to me in connection thereto”.

 

Payment Policy:

The $150 Non-Refundable Deposit must be paid to reserve a spot in camp.

Full payment for camp must be received 2 weeks prior to camp start date or you risk losing you spot in the selected camp as well as your $150 Non-Refundable deposit.

Withdrawal from camp 2 weeks prior to camp start date will result in no refund of full camp payment.

Please understand that exceptions have been made to carry over the Non-Refundable deposit and camp payment for future years but only under special circumstances and must be agreed upon by management.

Such circumstances

Injury, doctors note needed
Team qualifies for Provincial, National, or State tournaments

$50 Payment Insurance can be purchased to protect your payment for withdrawal from camp for any reason and receive a full refund until 2 weeks prior to camp start date. The insurance must be purchased at the time of deposit for camp.

Discounts and Credits

Please note if you qualify for a camp discount or credit:

You may only use one discount per registration other than the family discount.
Discounts and Credits are Non-Transferable.

*Please note, we will allow for credit transfer to family member in same household.

To receive the $25 referral credit your name must appear on the new camper’s registration form.

Family discounts (same household) are as follows:

First child- payment in full
Second child- 10% discount
Third child- 25% discount

Group discounts for new camper only and must register as a group.

5 or more receive $50 discount
10 or more receive $100 discount

 

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Big League Experience Release of Liability Policy

“By indicating your acceptance, you understand and agree to the following: Upon clicking the box “Yes I agree to the Policy” I hereby consent to the above named Team participating in this Big League Experience Tournament event. I release and forever discharge Big League Experience, staff, coaches, contracted staff, and volunteers from any liability that may occur during participation in this event. Participant does also hereby grant and convey unto the Big League Experience the irrevocable permission to use his or her voice, image or likeness in any media now or hereafter existing in connection with all or any part of the Events, for any purpose whatsoever, including the commercial purposes of Big League Experience, and acknowledge that no royalties, fees or other compensation whatsoever will be provided to me in connection thereto”

Payment Policy:

The $250 Non-Refundable Deposit and must be paid to reserve a spot in the tournament.

Full payment for the tournament must be received one month prior to tournament start date or you risk losing you spot in the selected camp as well as your $250 Non-Refundable deposit.

Withdrawal from Tournament one month prior to Tournament start date will result in no refund of full tournament payment.

 

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Big League Experience Release of Liability Policy

Big League Experience Release of Liability & Payment Policy

“By indicating your acceptance, you understand and agree to the following: Upon clicking the box “Yes I agree to the Policy” I hereby consent to the above named registrant participating in this Big League Experience camp event. I release and forever discharge Big League Experience, its coaches, staff, contracted staff and volunteers from any liability that may occur during participation in this event. Participant does also hereby grant and convey unto the Big League Experience the irrevocable permission to use his or her voice, image or likeness in any media now or hereafter existing in connection with all or any part of the Events, for any purpose whatsoever, including the commercial purposes of Big League Experience, and acknowledge that no royalties, fees or other compensation whatsoever will be provided to me in connection thereto”.

Payment Policy:

The $450 (individual) or $1000 (Team) Non-Refundable Deposit must be paid to reserve a spot in the event.

Full payment for camp must be received 2 Month prior to event start date or you risk losing you spot in the selected event well as your Non-Refundable deposit.

Withdrawal from event 1 Month (Individual) prior to event start date will result in no refund of full event payment.

Please understand that exceptions have been made but only under special circumstances and must be agreed upon by management.

Such circumstances

Injury, doctors note needed

 

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Big League Experience Release of Liability & Payment Policy

“By indicating your acceptance, you understand and agree to the following: Upon clicking the box “Yes I agree to the Policy” I hereby consent to the above named registrant participating in this Big League Experience camp event. I release and forever discharge Big League Experience, its coaches, staff, contracted staff and volunteers from any liability that may occur during participation in this event. Participant does also hereby grant and convey unto the Big League Experience the irrevocable permission to use his or her voice, image or likeness in any media now or hereafter existing in connection with all or any part of the Events, for any purpose whatsoever, including the commercial purposes of Big League Experience, and acknowledge that no royalties, fees or other compensation whatsoever will be provided to me in connection thereto”.

Payment Policy:

The Non-Refundable Deposit must be paid to reserve a spot in camp.

Full payment for camp must be received 2 month prior to camp start date or you risk losing you spot in the selected camp as well as your $450 Non-Refundable deposit.

Withdrawal from camp 2 month prior to camp start date will result in no refund of full camp payment.

Please understand that exceptions have been made to carry over balance of camp payment but only under special circumstances and must be agreed upon by management. The Non-Refundable Deposit is Non-Refundable

Such circumstances

Injury, doctors note needed

 

×
Big League Experience Release of Liability Policy

Big League Experience Release of Liability & Payment Policy

“By indicating your acceptance, you understand and agree to the following: Upon clicking the box “Yes I agree to the Policy” I hereby consent to the above named registrant participating in this Big League Experience camp event. I release and forever discharge Big League Experience, its coaches, staff, contracted staff and volunteers from any liability that may occur during participation in this event. Participant does also hereby grant and convey unto the Big League Experience the irrevocable permission to use his or her voice, image or likeness in any media now or hereafter existing in connection with all or any part of the Events, for any purpose whatsoever, including the commercial purposes of Big League Experience, and acknowledge that no royalties, fees or other compensation whatsoever will be provided to me in connection thereto”.

Payment Policy:

The  Non-Refundable Deposit must be paid to reserve a spot in the event.

Full payment for camp must be received 1 Month prior to event start date or you risk losing you spot in the selected event well as your Non-Refundable deposit.

Withdrawal from event 1 Month  prior to event start date will result in no refund of full event payment.

Please understand that exceptions have been made but only under special circumstances and must be agreed upon by management.

Such circumstances

Injury, doctors note needed

 

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