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2024 Phoenix World Championship Series

Tournament Information and Registration

LOCATION: Phoenix, Arizona

FACILITIES USED: Tempe Diablo Stadium and fields, Gene Autry Complex, Riverview fields, Red Mountain Park Complex, Indian Bend Sports Complex, Goodyear Stadium, Maryvale Complex, and Salt River Fields at Talking Stick Complex.

Stadium games will be at a premium and those who get their deposits in first, and do not have a schedule request in each division will have the best opportunity to play a Stadium game. STADIUM GAMES ARE NOT GUARANTEED.

FORMAT: Pool play for 18's, 25's, 35's, 45's, 50's, 55's, 60's, 65's, 70's, & Father/Son divisions. Expanded playoff format for all divisions. You are guaranteed 5 games in the World Series, either through pool play or with a combination of pool play and the playoffs.  (Expanded playoffs will be determined by the number of teams entered for each division - meaning most teams will be guaranteed 6 games)

PLAYOFFS: Quarterfinal, if necessary; Semifinal and Championship games.

AWARDS: 
Team Champions: NABA Commemorative World Series Champion Team trophy
Individual Team Champion Awards: Each rostered member of the  winning Champion team will have a choice to choose AS A TEAM either:

  1. NABA World Series Championship Rings
  2. NABA World Series Championship Commemorative Embroidered Jackets
  3. Pendants
  4. Bulova Watch
  5. Thule Bag
  6. Speakers
  7. Upgrade options as well

Team Finalist: NABA Commemorative World Series Team Finalist Trophy
Individual Finalist Awards: Each rostered member of the Finalist winning team will have a choice to choose AS A TEAM either:

  1. NABA World Series Championship Watches
  2. NABA World Series Championship Commemorative Embroidered Jackets
  3. Beer Stein
  4. Charging Station
  5. Upgrade options as well

Championship Game Gold Glove Award

Championship Game Silver Slugger Award

Championship Game MVP Award

Team MVP: Team MVP Award for each team to present to a player of their own choosing at the end of the tournament.(This award will be included with the Manager's items to be picked up at Check-In)

Individual Game MVP: Individual Game MVP Awards for every team to present to a player of their choosing from their team.(These awards will be included with the Manager's items to be picked up at Check-In)

DATES & DIVISIONS:
(Division will occur if 6 or more teams register before the final deposit date)

18 Wood Divisions
(Rookie & Minor) Wednesday, September 18 - Sunday, September 22, 2024
(Open) Thursday, September 19 - Sunday, September 22, 2024
Championships:  Sunday, September 22, 2024
Please be prepared to play Championship game at either: 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:30 PM, or 7:00 PM. 
NABA reserves the right to change the championship game time to meet the needs of the tournament. Teams in the Championship game should, preferably, schedule leaving Monday, September 23rd, 2024.  NABA reserves the right to make divisions that are best for tournament. 
 
25 Wood Divisions
(Open, Minor, and Rookie)
Wednesday, September 25- Sunday, September 29, 2024
Championships:  Sunday, September 29, 2024
Please be prepared to play Championship game at 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:30 PM, or 7:00 PM.
NABA reserves the right to change the championship game time to meet the needs of the tournament. Teams in the Championship game should, preferably, schedule leaving Monday, September 30, 2024. NABA reserves the right to make divisions that are best for tournament. 
 
35 Wood Divisions
(Open, Minor, and Rookie)
Sunday, September 29 – Wednesday, October 2, 2024
Championships:  Wednesday, October 2, 2024
Please be prepared to play Championship game at either: 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:30 PM, or 7:00 PM.
NABA reserves the right to change the championship game time to meet the needs of the tournament. Teams in the Championship game should, preferably,  schedule leaving Thursday, October 3. 2024. NABA reserves the right to make divisions that are best for tournament. 
 
45 Wood Divisions
(National and American)
Sunday, October 6 - Saturday, October 12, 2024
Championships: Saturday, October 12, 2024
Please be prepared to play Championship game at 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:30 PM, or 7:00 PM.
NABA reserves the right to change the championship game time to meet the needs of the tournament. Teams in the Championship game should, preferably, schedule leaving Sunday, Oct. 13. (These dates are dependent on when the Championship game actually occurs).  NABA reserves the right to make divisions that are best for tournament. 
 
50 Wood Divisions
(National and American)
Sunday, October 6 - Saturday, October 12, 2024
Championships:  Friday or Saturday, October 11 or 12, 2024
Please be prepared to play Championship game at 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:30 PM, or 7:00 PM.
NABA reserves the right to change the championship game time to meet the needs of the tournament. Teams in the Championship game should, preferably, schedule leaving the day after the Championship game..(These dates are dependent on when the Championship game actually occurs).  NABA reserves the right to make divisions that are best for tournament. 

 

55 Wood 
Sunday, October 6 - Saturday, October 12, 2024
Championships: Friday or Saturday, October 11 or 12, 2024
Please be prepared to play Championship game at 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:30 PM, or 7:00 PM.
NABA reserves the right to change the championship game time to meet the needs of the tournament. Teams in the Championship game should, preferably, schedule leaving the day after the Championship game.(These dates are dependent on when the Championship game actually occurs). NABA reserves the right to make divisions that are best for tournament. 
 
60 Wood 
Sunday, October 6 - Saturday, October 12, 2024
Championships: Friday or Saturday, October 11 or 12, 2024
Please be prepared to play Championship game at 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:30 PM, or 7:00 PM.
NABA reserves the right to change the championship game time to meet the needs of the tournament. Teams in the Championship game should, preferably, schedule leaving the day after the Championship game.(These dates are dependent on when the Championship game actually occurs).  NABA reserves the right to make divisions that are best for tournament. 
 
65 Wood  
Sunday, October 6 - Saturday, October 12, 2024
Championships:  Friday or Saturday, October 11 or 12, 2024
Please be prepared to play Championship game at 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:30 PM, or 7:00 PM.
NABA reserves the right to change the championship game time to meet the needs of the tournament. Teams in the Championship game should, preferably, schedule leaving the day after the Championship game.(These dates are dependent on when the Championship game actually occurs)NABA reserves the right to make divisions that are best for tournament.
 
70 Wood  
Sunday, October 6 - Saturday, October 12, 2024
Championships:  Friday or Saturday, October 11 or 12, 2024
Please be prepared to play Championship game at 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:30 PM, or 7:00 PM.
NABA reserves the right to change the championship game time to meet the needs of the tournament. Teams in the Championship game should, preferably, schedule leaving the day after the Championship game.(These dates are dependent on when the Championship game actually occurs)NABA reserves the right to make divisions that are best for tournament. 
 
 
Father/Son/Daughter Wood Division
(National and American)
Thursday, October 3 - Sunday, October 6, 2024
Championships: Sunday, October 6, 2024
Please be prepared to play Championship game at 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:30 PM, or 7:00 PM.
NABA reserves the right to change the championship game time to meet the needs of the tournament. Teams in the Championship game should, preferably, schedule leaving Monday, October 7, 2024. NABA reserves the right to make divisions that are best for tournament.

ENTRY FEE:

Player Fee - NABA League Team

1) 18's, 25's, 35's, 45's, 50's, 55's, 60's, 65's, and 70's Division

Player fee: $185.00 

All teams must have a team deposit submitted by July 18, 2024.

Player Fee - Non NABA League Team

1) 18's, 25's, 35's, 45's, 50's, 55's, 60's, 65's, and 70's Division

Player fee: $205.00

All team's must have a team deposit submitted by July 18, 2024.

The balance of the teams player fees must be paid in full by September 11, 2024.  NABA reserves the right to refund and withdraw any team who does not meet the final payment deadline.

 

FATHER/SON/DAUGHTER DIVISION (THIS IS AN OPEN TOURNAMENT... ALL TEAMS ARE WELCOME):

Player Fee - Father
$185.00 

 

All team's must have a team deposit submitted by July 18, 2024.

Player Fee - Son/Daughter
$165.00

 

All team's must have a team deposit submitted by July 18, 2024.

The balance of the team's player fees must be paid in full by September 11, 2024.  NABA reserves the right to refund and withdraw any team who does not meet the final payment deadline.

DISCOUNT FEE for the player fee: NABA recognizes the support and loyalty of our NABA teams and players. Upon registering for the tournament, if your team plays in one of our sanctioned NABA Leagues across the country, you are eligible for the NABA affiliated player fee discount rate. Verification of playing in one of our sanctioned leagues will be verified through the NABA league online registration system.  If your team is not on the registration system the discount will not be applied.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:  Entry fee includes NABA Liability Insurance and a SECONDARY Medical policy  for the team, baseballs, MLB spring training fields and stadiums (no high school fields), 2 umpires per game, 5 guaranteed games, expanded playoff formats for every division where applicable, awards for team pool champion, awards for team champion and team runner-up, awards for individual champions, awards for individual runner-ups, award for championship game Most Outstanding Player, award for championship game Gold Glove, and award for Championship Game Silver Slugger. Individual game MVP awards, overall team tournament MVP award, and tournament program.

COMMEMORATIVE T-SHIRTS: Commemorative NABA 2023 World Series t-shirts are available for TEAM PURCHASE ONLY (no individual t-shirt order requests please). Teams interested in purchasing t-shirts may order them for $15.00 each.  To place an order,  please email nabapresident@gmail.com. TEAM ORDERS MAY BE PLACED AT ANYTIME. All orders must be submitted by August 1st, 2024, in order to be ready for pickup at the World Series.

DEPOSITS: All teams must submit a non-refundable $500.00 deposit to reserve a place in the tournament by the above listed date. The balance of the team fee must be submitted by September 11, 2024. All fees sent by mail must be in money order or cashier's check form and sent to the address listed below. The NABA also accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Venmo, PayPal, and Zelle for your convenience at www.dugout.org.  TEAM'S MAY HAVE INDIVIDUAL PLAYERS MAKE PAYMENTS TO MEET THE DEPOSIT GUIDELINES.

INFORMATION: For further information pertaining to the Phoenix World Series, visit our website at www.dugout.org. Information pertaining to tournament rules, tiebreaker rules, eligibility rules, schedule requests, refund policies, hotel – car rental information, and schedules are posted there.

REFUND POLICY PRIOR TO TOURNAMENT:  No refund will be given if the tournament bracket or schedule has been posted. If the schedule has not been posted and you call 15 business days before the tournament start date a full refund will be given minus the deposit.  If the schedule has not been posted and you call 8 to 14 business days before the tournament start date, 50 percent of your fee will be returned minus the deposit; if the schedule has not been posted and you call 7 or fewer business days before the tournament start date, no refund will be given.  After the managers check there are no refunds for players who did not show.

SEND FEES TO: NABA, Attn:  Phoenix World Series Tournament, 7112 W Jefferson Ave., Suite 306,  Lakewood, Colorado 80235 or call 800-621-6479 to make a payment over the phone or click the Phoenix World Series Registration and Online Payment Form link to pay online.