May 2018

NTIS Southern California - Round #1 Tryout 15U/16U/17U

05/29/2018 ~ Tuesday Registration Ends: 05/29/2018$150.00 | Garces Memorial High School  2800 Loma Linda Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93305

Event Description 

Round #1: All age eligible players are welcomed to attend one or more identification tryouts within the Southern California NTIS territory.


These identification tryouts will be a blend of a combine style format and college level practice. Workouts will include 60 yd run, defensive skills assessment, batting practice, home to 1B times, pop times and arm velocities. Pitchers will perform a 20-25 pitch bullpen as well as pitchers fielding practice and other team oriented defensive drills. NO LIVE GAMES will occur during these identification tryouts. In addition, NO PLAYER will be allowed to bypass Round #1.


The top players from these Round #1 tryouts will be invited to participate in the Round #2 Regional Tryout. See entire NTIS selection process description under FAQ's.


Age Divisions
2018 17U NTIS: born on or after Jan. 1, 2001, for the 2019 18U National Team
2018 16U NTIS: born on or after Jan. 1, 2002, for the 2019 17U National Team Development Program
2018 15U NTIS: born on or after Jan. 1, 2003, for the 2019 16U National Team Development Program


Players should bring the following gear to participate

* Baseball Pants
* Belt & Socks
* Baseball Cleats
* Glove
* Batting Helmet
* Baseball Bat (BBCOR or Wood). See specific listing of bats allowed under FAQ's section
* Protective Cup
* Catchers should bring their own catching gear


Camp Times

Starts: 4:00pm

Ends: 8:00pm


Event Check-in

Check-in is 30 minutes prior to start time and players will be provided with a t-shirt.



Garces Memorial High School 2800 Loma Linda Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93305


Miscellaneous Information

Official Cancellation Policy for all USA Baseball NTIS events
Cancellations up to 8 days prior to the start of the event will receive a 50% refund of the registration fee. No exceptions will be made. The participating player or team will receive their refundwithin 30 days of the time of cancellation. Cancellations within 7 days of the start of the event will forfeit the entire registration fee. No exceptions will be made.


Post Tryout Meeting

Informational flyers will be passed out to parents and players explaining the identification tryout process for USA Baseball. All questions will be answered at this time.


Contact Information

If you need additional assistance, contact Andy Rojo at or 951-415-1019 (texts will receive a quicker response). Twitter updates are available @SoCalNTIS


Within the week of your tryout date, a final detailed email will be sent to all registered players to the email address provided at registration.