Begins June 18th, 2018

Baseball

2018 game schedule coming soon!

image of baseball at granite state games

Location

Southern New Hampshire University
Derryfield School
June 18-24, 2018

Eligibility

To compete, athletes must meet the following criteria:

  1. Athlete must be entering 7th grade in the fall up to graduating seniors
  2. Athlete must be under the age of 19 as of July 1
  3. Athlete must also meet at least one of the following criteria:
    a. Athlete is a full-time resident of New Hampshire
    b. Athlete is a full-time student at a recognized academic institution in the region

Regional Teams

Tryouts will be held for baseball and the athletes chosen during the tryouts will have the honor of representing their region in a highly competitive round-robin tournament.

There are four regions represented in the Granite State Games:

  • Region 1: Lakes
  • Region 2: Southern
  • Region 3: Coastal
  • Region 4: Monadnock

Don’t know what region you are in? Click here to determine your region.

Tryouts

tbd

 

Coaches

All athletes receive top-notch coaching throughout the tournament.

  • Lakes Region: Kevin Gray (Ultimate Sports Academy Owner, NH Bobcats Baseball Director and Bow HS coach) graymatter11@aol.com
  • Southern Region: Greg LaRocca (Manchester native, former MLB and Japanese Pro Player/Scout) laroccafella@mac.com; Chris Carpenter (former MLB pitcher and World Series Champion St Louis Cardinals)
  • Coastal Region: Scott Dubben (Seacoast United Sports Club Baseball Director) sdubben@seacoastunited.com
  • Monadnock Region: Tom Stockton (Fall Mountain HS Varsity Coach) tmstock25@gmail.com

Fees

Tryout Fee:

  • FREE

Finalist Fee:

For athletes who qualify

  • $130 Payment ($75 pitchers)
  • Includes Dri-fit numbered jersey and hat!

Tournament Format

Regional Round Robin Play

90 minute games, no new inning will begin at the 90 minute mark, games can end in a tie, offensive innings will be 5 runs or three outs whichever comes first, free substitutions, bat 11 (9, Flex & EH), all other rules will be govern by NFHS Baseball. Each team will have a double header one day.

Medal Round

Games will be played by NFHS Baseball rules and played until there is a winner.

Entry Gate Fee: $10 per adult for a weekend pass; $5 with student ID; 14 and under free
Commemorative Games T-Shirt: $15
Commemorative Games Sweatshirt: $30