2021 Babe Ruth Southeast Rookie Regional Championship

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The Altamonte Baseball Academy has been selected by Babe Ruth Baseball to host the 2021 Southeast Rookie Regional Baseball Championship at Eastmonte Park from July 13 to 18, 2021. State champions from Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia, along with the host team from Altamonte Springs, will compete for the championship and to qualify for the Babe Ruth World Series in Ocala, Florida.

Opening ceremonies are Wednesday, July 14 at 9:30 a.m. with games immediately following. The event includes team introductions, a message from Altamonte Springs Mayor Pat Bates and the ceremonial first pitch. Food and souvenirs are available for purchase throughout the tournament.

Teams continue tournament play through the remainder of the week with the championship game scheduled for Sunday, July 18. 

Team Check In

Westmonte Recreation Center | 624 Bills Lane | Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

All teams are required to check in at the Westmonte Recreation Center on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 5 p.m. During check-in, the Southeast Regional Representative, along with the Host Tournament Director or assistant, will check all credentials, collect state flags and team payment if applicable.

Tournament Team Pre-Arrival Checklist 

Tournament Team Credentials Checklist 

Ice Breaker

Westmonte Recreation Center | 624 Bills Lane | Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

The Ice Breaker event will be held at the Westmonte Recreation Center on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 starting at 5:30 p.m. Players and coaches will be served dinner from Bubbalou’s Bodacious Bar-B-Que. The menu includes a choice of hamburger, cheeseburger, hot dog or chicken strips, fries, rolls and butter, sweet and unsweet tea or lemonade and a brownie. Parents are also able to purchase a meal at $9 per person. 

Immediately following dinner, players, coaches and families will be able to cool off and enjoy Westmonte’s outdoor pool that features a zero-depth entry play area. Interactive activities will also be available including a rock wall, playground, inflatables and Jeremiah's Italian Ice. 

Pre-Tournament Meeting

Eastmonte Park | 830 Magnolia Drive | Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

The mandatory pre-tournament meeting will be held at Eastmonte Park on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 7:30 a.m. This meeting is for team managers, UIC umpires, and tournament officials. The Regional Representative appointed by the Regional Commissioner will review playing rules for the tournament and answer any questions. One member of each team is required to attend.    

Opening Ceremony

Eastmonte Park | 830 Magnolia Drive | Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

Opening ceremonies will take place at Eastmonte Park on Wednesday, July 14 at 9:30 a.m. All team players and coaches need be on-site no later than 9:15 a.m. The event includes team introductions, a message from Altamonte Springs Mayor Pat Bates and the ceremonial first pitch. Families and guests are encouraged to attend.     

Host Hotel

Need a place to stay? To make a reservation, visit the Embassy Suites website to learn more or call call 800-445-8667.

T-Shirt Pre-Orders

Tournament T-shirts are available for pre-order by team only. Individual pre-orders are not available. 

A team representative may submit a pre-order by emailing DYarborough@altamonte.org. Pre-order payments will be collected at the pre-tournament meeting. 

All pre-orders must be submitted by Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 12 p.m. T-shirts are available in sizes: Youth Small, Youth Medium, Youth Large, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large, Adult X Large, Adult XX Large and Adult XXX Large. Cost is $10 per shirt. 

T-shirts will also be available for purchase on-site while supplies last.  

Team/Player Photos

Momarazzi Studios will be on-site taking team and individual action shots. Team pictures can also be prearranged. More details to come. 

Things to Do

While you're in town, check out all of the amenities Altamonte Springs and Seminole County have to offer. Learn more at www.DoOrlandoNorth.com.

Sponsorships

Sponsorship opportunities are also available for businesses to support youth athletics and the Altamonte Springs community. 

For more tournament information or to become a sponsor, contact the ABA at (407) 571-8806 or ABA@altamonte.org

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