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Christine Herring
Vice President, Strategy & Business Development
Athletx Sports Group is a national leader in producing baseball and softball events, and has both created and brought together numerous event and media brands under one banner. From South Carolina to California and from Wisconsin down to Texas, the Athletx family of brands operates events from coast to coast. Athletx has an event for every amateur baseball and/or softball enthusiast, from 8U-18U, with a great mix of team events and individual player events for all levels of play. Athletx brands are serviced by an internal hotel and lodging department, and have collectively garnered over 750,000 social media followers.

Let us help you determine the best Athletx Sports Group event for your team and player!
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Whether it’s hosting some of the nation’s most competitive tournaments, engaging with players, coaches and parents around the world, or covering the game’s most important developments, Baseball Youth is your hub for everything the youth game has to offer. Through highly visible social media channels, the quarterly print magazine and a wealth of online resources, Baseball Youth has you covered from every angle.

BaseballFest is the nation's premier New Year's baseball event, with a sold out field of 100+ teams every consecutive year since its inception. Two locations are offered annually in world class, all synthetic turf venues. The original event takes place in sunny Panama City Beach, Florida, and the second event will take place in Mesa, Arizona, the mecca of Cactus League baseball. All teams are guaranteed a minimum of four games. BaseballFest represents the ideal way for families to ring in the New Year in a baseball vacation destination!

The Beach Battles is a 4 day, baseball vacation that features attractions for the entire family! Participate in a special tribute to all who have served in the United States Armed Services, and the opportunity to play against teams from all over the country. Be sure to check out the Fan shop that will include unique merchandise for athletes, coaches and fans.

The Beach Battles is a 4 day, softball vacation that features attractions for the entire family! Participate in a special tribute to all who have served in the United States Armed Services, and the opportunity to play against teams from all over the country. Be sure to check out the Fan shop that will include unique merchandise for athletes, coaches and fans.

Game Day USA has been a leading producer of amateur baseball events for nearly 20 years, including weekend tournaments, officially licensed Batman Tournaments, All-Star Weekends, and the Junior All-American Games in MLB Spring Training destinations. Game Day USA also administers PROSPECT Teams, composed of the best players in the Game Day USA system, to compete at BaseballFest and other premier events across the country. Over 5,000 teams and 60,000 athletes participate in Game Day USA baseball events annually!

Game Day USA Softball specializes in hosting amateur softball events across the Midwest, including weekend tournaments, officially licensed Wonder Woman Tournaments, Aloha Softball events, and All-Star Weekends. Game Day USA Softball also administers PROSPECT Teams, composed of the best players in the Game Day USA Softball system, to compete at SoftballFest over Winter Break in sunny Panama City Beach, Florida. Over 500 teams and 7,200 athletes participate in Game Day USA Softball events annually!

Mid-America Tournaments was founded in 2002 for the purpose of providing tournaments that feature elite competition on college venues. Through the years Mid-America has hosted tournaments across the country with a primary focus on the Midwest/Great Plains region. Mid-America was acquired by Pastime Tournaments in 2018 and continues to serve the Midwest/Great Plains region with top of the line events and venues with the majority of play continuing to take place on premier collegiate and professional facilities.

NET Elite Baseball is designed to help provide meaningful experiences, competition, and training for student athletes. Our goal is to grow with the community and help give kids the best chance to play baseball in front of colleges, scouts, and other teams that they wouldn’t normally compete against.

NET Elite Baseball was founded by, former professional baseball player, Wesley Jones. Wesley partnered with his brother, Brad, and together they launched the company in 2014. NET Elite offers tournaments to youth ages 7U-18U and are open to any affiliated or non-affiliated summer teams. All youth tournaments are held at the best local facilities and Showcase events are held at College and University facilities, Minor League Stadiums, and High School fields.

From 8 tournaments in 2006 to over 3000+ teams each year since 2015, Pastime has grown into one of the most well respected tournament and showcase hosts in the country. We host over 150 tournaments a year ranging from 8 team invite only events to 150+ team National Championship events. We utilize more college venues than any other host in the country and have been one of the leading programs in introducing new technologies to events to improve scouting for the players participating and to maximize exposure.

The Softball World Series is THE tournament for your team that wants to extended weekend model. Spend a fun-packed, 4 day weekend at some amazing family vacation destinations at some of the best facilities in the country!

10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U softball teams from around the country will compete in a national championship / world series environment featuring exciting opening ceremonies, skills competitions, 5-7 games with unique double-sided bracket play creating even more champions and winners. Softball World Series is the perfect event for your team to experience on-and-off the field experiences and memories.

Softball Youth is the nation’s fastest-growing network for providing media coverage and additional services to the youth fastpitch market. Our premier event is the Softball Youth All-American Games, which will be held in Orlando North from January 2-5, 2019. Just as our Baseball Youth brand covers the youth baseball market, Softball Youth aims to become the industry leader in youth softball.

SoftballFest is the nation's premier New Year's softball event, with a sold out field of 100+ teams every consecutive year since its inception. The locations are world class, all synthetic turf venue. The event takes place in sunny Panama City Beach, Florida. All teams are guaranteed a minimum of four games. SoftballFest represents the ideal way for families to ring in the New Year in a softball vacation destination!

TBS was founded in 2005 and has long been considered a leading news source and media outlet for youth travel baseball. Its national rankings for elite D1/Major-level travel baseball teams are nationally regarded and considered highly unbiased. TBS has also been producing events across the eastern half of the U.S. in the states of Michigan, Ohio, South Carolina, Georgia and Kentucky. In 2021, TBS will likely expand to other states including Mississippi. The TBS National Championship has been one of the nation’s most competitive tournaments for elite-level travel ball teams for the last 9 years. Teams from across the nation strive to attain a coveted invite each season, as well as a spot in the TBS rankings.

VERSUS is a more recent addition to the family of the Athletx Sports Group family of brands. Launched in 2020 at the Elizabethtown Sports Park, VERSUS is becoming the premier weekend tournament provider in the region! Unique to this brand is the partnership with Elizabethtown Sports Park, where all VERSUS events are held. Completed just weeks before the first games were played, the Elizabethtown Sports Park added turf infields to all 12 ball fields… making this already immaculate park absolutely unbeatable! VERSUS provides enhanced weekend competition, and maximizes the overall tournament experience!

Set at some of the best beach and vacation destinations throughout the U.S., and played at some of the best venues in all of youth baseball, the Nationals is that one big event every team will want to experience at least once!

This week long, family baseball vacation features free admission to water parks, theme parks and other entertainment options along with the competition. Players enjoy All-Star games, Nationals Mixer, team showcase, pin trading and the opportunity to play against teams from all over the country.

Launched in 2016, the three week-long Youth Softball Nationals tournaments have become destination events for those who want to blend their favorite sport with some fun, family-friendly activities. With venues ranging from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, to Reno, Nevada, players from around the country come together in the spirit of camaraderie, fair play and competition. Win or lose, you’re guaranteed to have an unforgettable experience!

The Youth World Series is THE tournament for your D2 (lower AAA, AA) or D3 (A) level travel baseball team. We use Baseball Youth’s DivLevel Team Classification System. Learn more by clicking HERE (opens in a new window). Spend a fun packed, 4 day weekend at some amazing family vacation destinations at some of the best synthetic turf facilities in the country!

9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U and 14U baseball teams from around the country will compete in a national championship / world series environment featuring fun-packed opening ceremonies, skills competitions, 5-7 games with unique double elimination bracket play, Gold, Silver and Bronze brackets and more. Played close to water parks, thrill parks, beaches and more, the Youth World Series is the perfect end of season tournament for your team!