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California Select
Training & Competition (Ages 14-18)

Players that are selected will have the opportunity to train with our experienced staff during this four day event which combines daily training with competitive game play. Learn from the best coaches in the country at a great Southern California facility! Players who attend will receive additional Baseball Factory Program benefits.

July 9 – 12, 2019

Vanguard University / Costa Mesa, CA

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Players Receive:

  • Intense training with pro coaches, including former college coaches, former professional players and professional scouts
  • Work one-on-one with our professional instructors on all aspects of your game including hitting, fielding, pitching, throwing and base running
  • The chance to test your skills against some of your most talented peers
  • Work with our coaches to make adjustments based on observations during live game play
  • Make changes to your mechanics now to help you find greater success during your regular season, when games really count
  • Updated Baseball Factory Player Page that you can email to promote yourself to college coaches nationwide – Your Baseball Factory Player Page will be updated with a new written evaluation based on your performance at the California Select Training & Competition.
  • Receive corrective videos targeted specifically for you to continue your development after the event.
  • Your profile will be updated in our online searchable player database, where college coaches login daily to recruit players.

Want to get invited to this event? Take the first step and attend a tryout.

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Event Info

July 9 - 12

Vanguard University / Costa Mesa, CA

Please note: Itinerary and Rosters posted are from 2018 event. Information for the 2019 event will be posted soon.

Past Coaches Have Included:

Craig Minetto: Craig is a former Major League Pitcher with the Oakland Athletics where he played for legendary Manager Billy Martin. He spent several seasons in the big leagues. He played college ball at Delta College in Stockton, CA. He was drafted several times but didn’t earn his Big League opportunity until he pitched professionally in Italy first. He is currently a scout with San Francisco Giants.

Robert Ruiz: Robert was a two-time All Conference player for Pomona-Pitzer College in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. He formerly was an Assistant Coach at Azusa Pacific University, a top NAIA program in Southern California that plays in the Golden State Athletic Conference and went to the NAIA College World Series in 2007 and currently is the head coach at Westmont College.

Important Event Info:

  • Players traveling alone will be greeted by Baseball Factory representatives at baggage claim
  • Players will be roomed with other players attending the event while at Vanguard University
  • All players will be provided with three meals a day, lodging and ground transportation. Airfare NOT included in the registration fees
  • Players are fully supervised 24 hours a day
  • No spending money needed
  • Players should bring all necessary baseball equipment for training
  • Players will receive an Under Armour jersey and hat
  • Players will receive online access to Baseball Factory’s Recruiting, Education and Development (R.E.D.) Manual
  • Players receive a detailed player info pack upon registration
  • Parents welcome to attend, but not required (Parents and guests are responsible for providing their own reservation, meals and transportation.)

Want to join us for California Select Training & Competition? Contact us now for more information.


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