2017 International Tournament

Beach City Baseball Academy will be hosting team Kitasuna from Japan and the German National Team for the 6th annual International 12 and Under baseball tournament, which will take place in El Segundo and Manhattan Beach, Calif. Saturday April 1st, through Sunday April 3rd 2017.

For many years, Beach City Baseball Academy has been the proud Sponsor of the Kitasuna Baseball Academy of Tokyo. Kitasuna is a Championship Little League Academy that has a long-standing tradition of victories including winning the 2015 Little League World Series. They have proven to enhance the experience at the Little League World Series through fierce competition, and admirable sportsmanship. with a long history of success; this includes five trips to the Little League World Series in Williamsport. (Three of which included World Champion victory.)

Team Germany trains at the Deutsche Baseball Akademie in Paderborn, Germany, which serves the entire nation. The academy scouts, develops and coaches kids from Germany to play baseball. The academy’s highly specialized, world-class training prepares students for play in the European Baseball Championships, the Baseball World Cup and a variety of other high-level tournaments in Europe and around the world. Some notable U.S. Major League Baseball players who are Deutsche Baseball Akademie graduates include Donald Lutz (Reds) and Max Kepler (Twins).

Up to 8 local Southern California teams will participate in the cross-cultural tournament which is designed to provide local children with an opportunity to gain global experience by meeting and competing with dynamic coaching organizations and disciplined teams that brings a very unique perspective to training, fitness and team work.

We are thrilled to be able to continue this support through this sponsorship and are excited to give another group of 30 children, who otherwise would not be able participate, the opportunity to come to Los Angeles; an experience that we hope will change their lives while uniting the global community. Please let us know if you have an interest in participating in hosting any of these kids in your homes for a week. They should have a son between the ages of 10-13 who enjoys baseball and live close to El Segundo. You can email us at info@beachcitybaseballacademy.com for more information.

2017 Tournament Schedule >

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