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Global Sports Baseball


Global Sports Baseball will offer World Series Qualifiers and World Series events. The Qualifiers will award berths to the Global Sports Baseball World Series and teams will earn USSSA NIT points.

Any team planning to attend a Global Sports Baseball World Series MUST play in their home state's USSSA State Championship to validate their Global Sports Baseball World Series berth...NO EXCEPTIONS!

How To Qualify

To qualify for the Global Sports Baseball World Series, teams MUST play in a Global Sports Baseball Qualifier.  Teams need not finish in a specific place in the final standings.
In addition to earning a berth, teams MUST validate their Global Sports Baseball World Series berth by playing in their home state's USSSA State Championship.  Make sure to review the Qualifying For Postseason page to make sure your team is eligible for State Championship play.

Global Sports Baseball World Series Qualifiers

• Award Global Sports Baseball World Series berths to all participating teams.

• Award USSSA NIT Points.


Comment: Teams that qualify for the Global Sports Baseball World Series are not guaranteed a specific World Series location.  Qualified teams must enter the Global Sports Baseball World Series online at www.usssa.com on a first come, first served basis.

Global Sports Baseball World Series

• Open to all classes 9U – 14U (Elite WS qualified teams are ineligible).

• Limited to the first 24 teams per age division to enter online and qualify.

• Teams are allowed two (2) "Write In" players on their roster.
• Five (5) day World Series event (Wednesday – Sunday).
• Opening ceremonies held on Wednesday.

• Six (6) game guarantee with a seven (7) game average per team.

• Pool Play and Modified Double Elimination Bracket Play.
• Three (Red, White & Blue) championship elimination brackets.

• Each bracket will crown a World Series Champion.

Teams may participate in multiple World Series.


Teams will play four (4) pool games.  The top eight teams from pool play will advance to the Red Championship bracket while the middle eight teams advance to the White Championship bracket and the bottom eight teams to the Blue Championship bracket.