May 2018

Video Tryouts for Team USA

05/22/2018 - 07/01/2018 ~ Tuesday - Sunday Registration Ends: 07/01/2018$150.00 |  



As the director of the Mountain West National Team Identification Series and representative of USA Baseball, I would like to invite you to use our video tryout process for the NTIS.  We are trying to find the top talent in the Mountain West Region and we are doing it through video analysis. The dates to send in your video for tryout is May 18th July 1st. Teams will be announced July 5.  Upon receiving your video, we will review your video and then issue invitations for Team Mountain West in Cary, NC.  Videos can be taken on your cell phone.  Here is how the process will work.


1 Register online at

2 You will need to send a video of the following to

A Hitting (10 swings from the open side of the hitter and 10 swings from behind the plate.

B Throwing - Throws from each of your positions / Pitching 10 pitches from the open side and 10 pitches from behind the                   plate

C Fielding 5 balls at you, 5 glove side, 5 arm side and 5 slow rollers. Infielders, 5 double plays.  Catchers, 3 throw to each base.

D Running Home to 2nd base (2 separate times)

3 Teams will be chosen from the videos and teams will be announced July 5th.

4 If you are selected, you will be sent a registration link for National Tryouts in Cary, NC the following dates:


13U (born in 2005) August 8-12, 2018

11U (born in 2007), 14U (born in 2004) & 17U (born in 2001) August 22 26, 2018

15U (born in 2003) & 16U (born in 2002) August 15 19, 2018


5 Cost by round

              Round 1 Video Tryout - $150.00

              Round 2 National Tryout (Cary, NC - USA Baseball training complex) - $300.00

              Team USA All expenses paid


Contact Information

Please contact our office with any questions by email to


A reminder to all parents: Please check your e-mail regularly. Our main form of communication will be through e-mail. Making a habit of checking your e-mail daily with updates for this event will ensure that all communication has been received.