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Qualifying For Postseason

Not all age divisions and classifications use the same postseason format therefore, not all have the same postseason qualifying requirements.  Locate your team's age division and classification below to review all postseason qualification requirements for your team.

ALL TEAMS ATTENDING A USSSA WORLD SERIES, GLOBAL WORLD SERIES OR THE ELITE WORLD SERIES MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE GEORGIA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS TO VALIDATE THEIR WORLD SERIES BERTH.  THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE!!!

5U • 6U
ALL
5U - 6U State Championships

State Championships:
Postseason play for the 5U & 6U age divisions consists of State Championships in each single age division.  Both the 5U and 6U State Championships are OPEN events meaning any 5U or 6U team that registers with USSSA and completes their Official Online Roster is eligible to participate.
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7U • 8U • 9U • 10U • 11U • 12U • 13U • 14U
DOUBLE-A • TRIPLE-A
7U - 14U State Championships
7U - 14U World Series

State Championships (7U Only): The first level of postseason play are the State Championships.  The 7U State Championship is an OPEN events meaning any 7U that registers with USSSA and completes their Official Online Roster is eligible to participate.
 
State Championships (8U Only): The first level of postseason play are the State Championships.  To be eligible to participate in State Championships, teams must either play in a Georgia USSSA Baseball Sanctioned League or play in a minimum of three (3) USSSA Baseball Sanctioned Tournament (i.e.; USSSA Qualifier, Global Sports World Series Qualifier, USSSA NIT, USSSA Super NIT, USSSA Select30 Super NIT) between August 1st and May 31st of the current season.
 
State Championships (9U - 12U Only): The first level of postseason play are the State Championships.  To be eligible to participate in State Championships, teams must either play in a Georgia USSSA Baseball Sanctioned League or play in a minimum of four (4) USSSA Baseball Sanctioned Tournament (i.e.; USSSA Qualifier, Global Sports World Series Qualifier, USSSA NIT, USSSA Super NIT, USSSA Select30 Super NIT) between August 1st and May 31st of the current season.
 
State Championships (13U - 14U Only): The first level of postseason play are the State Championships.  To be eligible to participate in State Championships, teams must either play in a Georgia USSSA Baseball Sanctioned League or play in a minimum of two (2) USSSA Baseball Sanctioned Tournament (i.e.; USSSA Qualifier, Global Sports World Series Qualifier, USSSA NIT, USSSA Super NIT, USSSA Select30 Super NIT) between August 1st and May 31st of the current season.

World Series: To advance to the World Series, teams must earn a World Series berth by playing in a USSSA Qualifier, Global Qualifier, USSSA NIT, USSSA Super NIT or USSSA Select30 Super NIT.  All World Series berths must be validated by the team playing in a Georgia USSSA Baseball State Championships.
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9U • 10U • 11U • 12U • 13U • 14U
MAJOR
9U - 14U State Championships
9U - 14U World Series

State Championships:  The first level of postseason play are the State Championships.  The Major State Championships are OPEN events meaning any 9U - 14U that registers with USSSA and completes their Official Online Roster is elig
ible to participate.
 
Elite World Series: To advance to the Elite World Series at the Brand New, State-of-the-Art Space Coast Complex in Viera, FL, teams must earn an Elite World Series berth by finishing high enough in final standings of a USSSA Super NIT or USSSA Select30 Super NIT.  All Elite World Series berths and must be validated by the team playing in a Georgia USSSA Baseball State Championships.

Global World Series: Teams unable to gain qualification for the Elite World Series may participate in a Global World Series.  Teams must earn a Global World Series berth by playing in a Global Qualifier.  All World Series berths must be validated by the team playing in a Georgia USSSA Baseball State Championships.
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6U • 8U • 10U • 12U • 14U • 16U
ALL-STARS
6U - 16U State Championships
6U - 16U World Series

State Championships:  The first level of All-Star postseason play are the State Championships. State Championship berths are awarded to USSSA Sanctioned Leagues based on the quantity of regular season registered teams (usually a 1 - 5 20% ratio, i.e.; one All-Star team for every five teams registered in that specific age division).

World Series: Any team that fulfills their State Championship commitment may advance to the All-Star World Series in New Orleans, LA.
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15U (FROSH) • 16U (SOPH) • 17U (JR) • 18U (SR)
DOUBLE-A • OPEN
15U - 18U State Championships
15U - 18U World Series
 
State Championships: The first level of postseason play are the State Championships.  The State Championships are OPEN events meaning any team that registers with USSSA is eligible to participate.

World Series: Any team that fulfills their State Championship commitment may advance to the World Series.  These World Series are played at the USSSA Space Coast Complex in Viera, FL.