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New Balance Future Stars Series National Championships ⚾🏆

Various Locations

  • Dates: June 30, 2020 - July 25, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Various Locations

The New Balance Future Stars Series National Championships is one of the most prestigious high school showcase baseball tournaments in the United States and will be hosted in Southwest Louisiana. The National Championship event will be held in the summer, taking place over a 4-week period beginning June 30.


  • Class of 2024- June 30 – July 5
  • Class of 2021- July 7 – 12
  • Class of 2023- July 14 – 19
  • Class of 2022- July 21 – 26


The National Championship will utilize fields at:

  • McMurry Park
  • Barbe High School
  • Sam Houston High School
  • Legion Field
  • Joe Miller Ballpark on the campus of McNeese State University

With some of the top talent in the country on display, college coaches and professional scouts from around the country will be in Southwest Louisiana to see these young men perform.

Some of the participants from the National Championship events will be invited to play in the Future Stars Series International Week event that will be held in the fall of 2020 at Fenway Park in Boston pitting the best young players from the United States against a team of the best young players from around the world.

“We couldn’t be more excited to bring the NBFSS National Tournament to Southwest Louisiana and Lake Charles. I’ve had the privilege of building some great relationships in this area over the years. I signed my first big leaguer in Lake Charles, Josh Prince. From Coach Cecchini and the entire Barbe Program, Chad Hebert at Sam Houston High School, and the staff at McNeese State, this community has always treated me like family. MLB veteran and P15 Co-Catching Coordinator Danny Ardoin is here in Lake Charles. Danny, along with the 2D sports family, is extremely close to P15.  I cannot wait to bring the Future Stars Series to this region. I know this will be a unique experience for the NBFSS National Tournament and a great opportunity to share in the culture of this great community,” said Jeremy Booth, Program 15 founder and CEO/President of Baseball Operations for NBFSS.

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