WHO: The top 240+ high school baseball players from across the country in the class of 2025 and 2026.
WHAT: Eight regional teams play in a five-day showcase in California. The rosters will feature the best baseball players from around the nation competing at the highest level, while being evaluated at the highest level. Scouts from all 30 Major League teams as well as top NCAA coaches will be in attendance. This tournament serves as the beginning of a year long interview process culminating with the Major League Baseball Draft the following summer.
WHEN: August 8-13, 2024
WHERE: Blair Field - Long Beach, California
COST: The Area Code Games are free for participating athletes to attend
AREA CODE ALUMNI
taken in the 1st Round of the
2023 MLB DRAFT
2024 GAME SCHEDULE
SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED IN JUNE 2024
Who can attend the Area Code Softball ID Series?High school players graduating in 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026 and 2027 are eligible to attend.
How much do the Area Code Softball ID Series regionals cost to attend?The AC Softball ID Series is $295 to attend and includes a full day of instruction, athlete participant shirt, lunch and on field curriculum.
What happens at an Area Code Softball ID Series?Players will be broken out by their primary positions: Testing – Position Specific Training Live Batting Practice session – Analytics/Data Collection – Competition
What is the appropriate attire for the Area Code Softball ID Series?All players should bring a fielding glove, bat, batting gloves, cleats (see confirmation for specifics on whether they can be metal or molded), training shoes, hat/visor, batting helmet and any other necessary equipment necessary for competition including pants, etc. Catchers should bring their own catchers’ gear. Area Code Softball will not be responsible for lost items. You will be receiving an exclusive Area Code Softball participant shirt.
What is your refund policy?Payment for a regional series event is due in full upon registration. $100 of the total payment is non-refundable. There will be NO REFUNDS for cancellations within two (2) weeks of the event date (includes injury, illness, schedule changes, school requirements, etc.). Transferring a registration to another Area Code Softball event and location is allowable pending the number of participants registered for the requested event.
When will I get the final schedule and details of the event?Typically, our schedules are released one week prior to events. We finalize the schedule and make necessary adjustments based on several factors, including the final number of players attending, the number of players in specific sessions/positions, etc.
If it is raining, will the Area Code Softball ID Series event be cancelled?Area Code Softball event staff will be sure to notify all registered athletes with any event timing adjustments or cancellations due to weather. Please note: there is always a weather contingency plan for all Area Code events. Area Code staff will plan to execute events rain or shine.
What if I have more questions about the Area Code Softball events?Please email at email@example.com