2017 Northwest Championships - Class of 2018-2020
Start Date: August 10, 2017
End Date: August 13, 2017
Location: Centralia, WA
Facility: Borst Park Sports Complex
Graduation Class: 2018-2020
The long-standing Northwest Championship Tournament is the largest event of its kind in the Northwest region, drawing 600+ of the region’s top athletes to compete against each other. It also draws the largest collection of college recruiters and professional scouts to observe an amateur baseball event in the Northwest, with last year recording an attendance of over 140. The 19th annual 2017 Northwest Championship Tournament for the classes of 2018-2020 will be held August 10th-13th at the Borst Park Sports Complex in Centralia, WA.
This tournament includes 33 Baseball Northwest-selected teams from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana/Wyoming and an additional 5 teams from British Columbia and Utah.
The tournament begins on Thursday, August 10th, with a pro-style workout scheduled for each team. Each team has a 5 game guarantee, with games beginning on Thursday afternoon and continuing through placing games on Sunday, August 13th. The tournament also includes an Academic Game Friday, August 11th at 5pm and a Pro-Scout workout and game on Sunday at 11am and 1pm respectively.
Recruiting Seminar – Thursday, August 10th 7:30PM
The Recruiting Seminar includes presentations by college coaches from the D1, D3, and JC levels about what it takes to play baseball at their program. You will also hear from Baseball Northwest founder, Jeff McKay, and Director of Operations, Josh Warner. Eric Trice will hand out awards for the best BAR scores. We encourage all parents and players to attend!
We are excited to have Prospect Wire partner with us in providing social media coverage of the Northwest Championships. Prospect Wire covers baseball tournaments all over the country and has over 36k followers on Twitter, many being college recruiters. Their presence at the NWC is a huge asset in helping promote Northwest players regionally and nationally.
Baseball Northwest’s 33 teams are selected for this tournament from regional Prospect Evaluation Camps. Players are invited to the June and July one day Prospect Evaluation Camps by recommendations from professional scouts, college coaches, selected high school coaches, and Baseball Northwest personnel. All high school coaches are sent recommendation forms to nominate players for consideration. Players can nominate themselves for consideration by emailing Baseball Northwest through the web site.
Invitations for the Northwest Championship Tournament will go out to players via email after each Prospect Evaluation Camp. You must receive an invitation to register for this event.