2018 USSSA All American Showcase/Tryout-Houston

Date: Friday 04/13/2013

City/State: Houston, TX

Venue:  Baseball USA  Fields 

Address:  2626 W Sam Houston Pkwy N Houston, TX 77043



9u-14u – $175


9u-14u – $250

Contact: tony.harper@usssa.com

Register/Pay Here (All Divisions) Frequently Asked Questions

Age Calculator

 *Results Posted 5-7 Days after Event
9U-14U Results   
Direct Selections


All Ages 9U – 14U  Afternoon 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm   UPDATED 4/10/2018

  1. Registration can be done online at a discounted rate of $175 prior to the event.  Walk up registration may be available at the field for $250. Online registrations close 3 days prior to the event start or when the Event is full.
  2. The below Scholastic Waiver Eligibility ONLY applies to players that currently use the Scholastic Waiver for standard USSSA Baseball competition (compete with a USSSA registered team using the waiver).

    The All American Program, just like standard USSSA Baseball competition, uses an “Age Based” platform with a May 1st age cut-off date.  Whatever age the player is on May 1st, is the player’s legal Playing Age for the current season.  USSSA does offer a “Scholastic Waiver” for player’s with birth dates that don’t align with standard age requirements.  The chart below shows each Division, the Playing Age requirement to be eligible for each Division and the Scholastic Waiver offered for each Division.

    Division Playing Age Scholastic Waiver Eligibility
    9U 9 Years Old If Player is Playing Age 10 Years Old and in 3rd Grade he may play 9U.
    10U 10 Years Old If Player is Playing Age 11 Years Old and in 4th Grade he may play 10U.
    11U 11 Years Old If Player is Playing Age 12 Years Old and in 5th Grade he may play 11U.
    12U 12 Years Old If Player is Playing Age 13 Years Old and in 6th Grade he may play 12U.
    13U 13 Years Old If Player is Playing Age 14 Years Old and in 7th Grade he may play 13U.
    14U 14 Years Old If Player is Playing Age 15 Years Old and in 8th Grade he may play 14U.
  3. If pre-registered, print your Payment Confirmation page after you register and bring it to the field as proof of pre-registration. You will not receive an email confirmation, please contact Tony Harper via email with Event location and player’s name and age division if you need a copy: tony.harper@usssa.com
  4. Continue to periodically check this event page for any possible updates.  We run our events rain or shine and any weather updates will be posted here as necessary.
  5. Arrive to Showcase/Tryout during the posted Registration and Player Check In Time: Ages  9U, 10u, 11U, 12u, 13U & 14u (3:30 pm – 4:15 pm) UPDATED 4/10/2018
  6. Register/Check In to get a number and a shirt.

During the Event 

All Ages 4:15 pm – 8:15 pm Updated 4/10/2018


  1. Have your picture made in your All American shirt with number attached to front of your shirt.
  2. Participants will meet in center-field of a designated field for a debriefing of the Showcase.
  3. Participants will break off to their assigned fields by age group after the debriefing.
  4. Participants will warm up in center field and run the 60 yd dash using the laser timer system.
  5. OF down right field line to play catch, IF down left field line to play catch, Catchers play catch on either side.
  6. Outfielders will go next and will field 2 fly balls and 4 ground balls.  One (1) fly ball & two (2) ground balls to 3rd and One (1) fly ball & two (2) ground balls to home.
  7. Infielders will go next, all Corner Infielders (CI) to respective bases either 1st or 3rd to field and throw 5 balls across the field.  All Middle Infielders (MI) will go to deep short to field and throw 5 balls to 1st.
  8. Catchers will go next for their pop times and will get 5 throws to 2nd. (*Balls will be thrown in the dirt as well in order to simulate live pitches.)
  9. Hitting:  9u – 12u Underhand short screen. Each player 10 swings.  13u & 14u Live BP. Each Player 10 swings.  After BP, participants will hit two (2) off of the batting tee for their Exit Velocity.  Participants that are not Pitchers or Catchers may leave at this time.
  10. Bullpen Session (All Pitchers and Catchers) Pitchers – 10 pitches off mound (5 Fastballs, 4 Off-Speed of pitcher’s choice, finish with a Fastball) evaluated on control and velocity.  Catchers evaluated on receiving, footwork, and blocking for their catching score.

After the Event

  1. Results will be posted 5-7 days after the conclusion of the event.  These can be accessed from this event page or usssa.com under the All American Program tab – All American 9U-14U Registration.
  2. Direct Selections will be released once results are posted for the Event.  These can be found under the 9U-14U Menu tab – Direct Selections at the top of this page.
  3. The remaining roster selections will be released after the conclusion of the last showcase for the season.  They will be publicly announced according to the Selection Show schedule found at the bottom of the 2018 All American Showcases 9U-14U Regional Map.  Players and parents will not be notified prior to this airing.  The Regional Map can be found at the following link:  http://usssaallamerican.com/all-american-showcase-team-tryouts-for-9u-14u/

About USSSA:

USSSA is headquartered in Viera, Florida. USSSA is the world’s largest multi-sport athletic organization. Founded in 1968, USSSA has grown to over 4 million participants, competing in 14 nationally sanctioned sports including Baseball, Fastpitch, Slow Pitch, Karate, Basketball, Soccer and more!