Tournament Dates: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 to Friday, June 30, 2017
Cost: $1,195.00 per team
Schedules are released 3-5 days prior to the tournament. Schedules will be emailed directly to the main contact, and posted online under the Results/Standings tab of the tournament.
*Some teams will play planned night games on the first date listed – All other games will begin the following morning.
*This event is a 3 game guarantee
*9u-12u -- 1 game guaranteed on site
*13u+ -- 1 game guaranteed on site
If your team is looking for a quality tournament destination with the best competition & experience, The Ripken Experience – Aberdeen, MD Powered by Under Armour is the place to play!
All 8u games will be played on our Great 8 field.
For teams competing in our 9u – 12u age divisions, get ready for a big league experience on some of the best youth fields in the country. All fields at the complex are scaled down versions of these timeless classics, including Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, Camden Yards (Cal Sr.'s Yard), and Old Memorial Stadium. The facility also includes Citizen Bank and Nationals Park, both consist of synthetic infields and natural grass outfields. Past Satellite facilities include: Vi Ripken Field at the Boys & Girls Club in Aberdeen & Harford Community College youth fields, etc.
For teams competing in our 13u age division and older, teams will have the opportunity to play at least one game at Ripken Stadium or Yankee Stadium, located directly on our facility. METAL SPIKES ARE NOT ALLOWED ON YANKEE OR HCC. Ripken Stadium, home of the Baltimore Orioles Single-A affiliate Aberdeen IronBirds, is a state of the art minor league stadium that is second to none. Our Yankee Stadium is a full scale synthetic replica of old Yankee Stadium in New York. Teams will also play games off-site at different satellite facilities. Past satellite facilities include: Harford Community College, John Carroll School, etc.
The Ripken Experience – Aberdeen, MD is complete with numerous batting cages, synthetic training areas, and many other amenities that make it a first class tournament destination for teams across the nation.
Enjoy the many restaurant options in the surrounding Aberdeen area or take a short 30 minute drive to Baltimore where you can take in all the sights and sounds that the Charm City has to offer.
All 3 & 4 Game minimum tournament schedule formats will vary from event to event depending on age, capacity & days. All Semi-Finals and Championships will be held on the final day of the tournament following pool play games.
NO GATE FEES / NO PARKING FEES
All game balls and umpires included
Water and cups in each dugout every game
Please check the Ripken Tournament Hotline for any weather related updates at 410-297-8817
For more information, please contact Ripken Baseball at 888-RIPKEN1 (747-5361) or submit an online inquiry through the website
ITEMS REQUIRED PRIOR TO THE TOURNAMENT