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Arizona Senior
Fall Classic

The Arizona Senior Fall Classic is one of the premier showcases in the country and gives High School Seniors the opportunity to showcase their skills in front of numerous coaches and scouts while receiving national tournament experience. Hundreds of players have been drafted as a result of strong performances at this showcase tournament. College coaches from over 280 schools attended this event in 2019. This event is invitation-only.

September 27 - October 1, 2023

Peoria Sports Complex / Peoria, AZ

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Players Receive:

Intense Training & Competition with Professional Coaches

  • Four guaranteed wood bat games.
  • Test your skills against some of your most talented peers.
  • Work with our pro instructors on all aspects of your game.

Exposure to Scouts and College Coaches

  • Last year, representatives from 280 colleges from across the country and all 30 Major League Baseball clubs and ML Scouting Bureau were in attendance at this tournament

Updated Baseball Factory Player Page that can be emailed to college coaches nationwide

  • Your player web page will be updated with a written evaluation based on your performance at the Arizona Senior Fall Classic.

Post-event exposure and ongoing support to help navigate the college search process

  • As a Baseball Factory member, you will have access to our College Recruiting Specialists through our toll free hotline, email or via posting a question to our Twitter or Instagram.
  • Additional valuable information from Baseball Factory’s experts will be accessible online through the Member’s Section of, including how to prepare for visits with college baseball coaches and admission counselors.
  • Your profile will be updated in our online searchable player database, where college coaches login daily to recruit players.
  • We will promote your performance with Baseball Factory through email campaigns to coaches and scouts.

Want to get invited to the Arizona Senior Fall Classic? Take the first step and attend a National Tryout.

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Event Info

September 27 - October 1, 2023

Peoria Sports Complex / Peoria, AZ

*Please Note: Sample Itinerary listed above is from a past event.

Past Event Staff Has Included:

Dave Burba: Dave is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who was selected in the second round of the 1987 Draft and played for the Seattle Mariners, San Francisco Giants, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers, and Milwaukee Brewers from 1990-2004. In his 15-year major league career, he won 115 games, with 1,398 strikeouts. Burba has since gone on to coaching and became pitching coach of the Tri-City Dust Devils for the 2011 season, the Class-A team of the Colorado Rockies. Burba has served as the pitching coach in Double-A (Hartford Yard Goats) for the Rockies, since 2016. Dave has worked with the Baseball Factory the last four years.

Dean Espy: Dean played his college baseball at South Mountain Community College and UCLA. While at SMCC, he carried a .331 batting average with 12 home runs. At UCLA he was primarily the team’s 1B and designated hitter. He was drafted in the 15th round in the 2011 MLB Amateur Draft by the Kansas City Royals. He then went on to spend a couple of years in the Rockies organization. Dean has been working with Baseball Factory since 2011.

Jimmy Johnson: Jimmy brings over 40 years of professional baseball experience to the Baseball Factory, having worked events with the company the last 12 years. He’s been in various hitting coordinator and managerial roles with the Astros, Yankees, Royals, Dodgers, and the Colorado Rockies. He was also the infield, hitting, and field coordinator for the Rockies. He most recently served as the hitting coach for team China during the WBC, and has worked with Major League Baseball and their facilities in China. Jimmy conducts professional hitting and defensive lessons in the Phoenix area. He played professionally for seven seasons with the Houston Astros and has coached the Senior National Team in Prague.

Kevin Riggs: Riggs was a standout player at East Carolina University and was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds. He spent seven years in the minors and was selected to the All-Star Team four times. He was among the top 10 batting leaders three times and was the Norwich Navigators MVP & Offensive Player of the Year in 1996. Riggs spent time coaching in the Colorado Rockies organization from 2007-2014 and has since worked with the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Philadelphia Phillies.

Rodney Spradlin: Rodney has coached and scouted with Baseball Factory for several years. He not only runs and coordinates Player Development events, but also helps to coordinate and run PREP & Tryout Evaluation events in the southeast region. Rodney is a former Head Coach at William Byrd High School (Virginia) where he won a State Championship in 1997. He currently serves as the Pitching Coach at William Byrd. In addition, Rodney has been the Head Coach in the Virginia Commonwealth Games for over 20 years. He is also a former Associate Scout with the Kansas City Royals. He played his college ball at Carson Newman College in Jefferson City, TN.

Important Event Info:

For more information about the Arizona Senior Fall Classic experience, click here.

  • The standard rooming protocol for Factory Events is for players to be roomed with other players attending the program. *Proof of COVID Vaccination or PCR Negative Test 72 hours prior to event required [Single Room Rates are available as needed, contact PDC]
  • Players will be greeted by Baseball Factory representatives at baggage claim (*Players Rooming Together)
  • Players are fully supervised 24 hours a day (*Players Rooming Together)
  • All players will be provided with three meals a day, lodging and ground transportation (*Players Rooming Together)
  • Players are guaranteed four games (weather permitting)
  • Players receive online access to Baseball Factory’s Recruiting, Education and Development (R.E.D.) Manual.
  • Players need to bring all necessary baseball equipment for tournament games (please note: All players may use Wood bats – no aluminum)
  • Parents welcome to attend, but not required (Parents and guests are responsible for providing their own reservation, meals and transportation.)
  • Airfare is NOT included in the registration fees

Want to play in the Arizona Senior Fall Classic? Attend a Baseball Factory National Showcase event in a city near you to qualify!


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