Perfect Game 11U Select Baseball Festival
Join us on August 8, 2021
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Ben Ford, Vice President of National Development at Perfect Game, announced that the inaugural Perfect Game 11U Select Baseball Festival. This is the first annual edition of the country’s premier showcase for all of the 11U level in all of youth baseball.
The rosters are comprised of the top 24 age-eligible prospects from across the nation and most will come from the national high school class of 2027. The players are identified and selected through a series of Perfect Game events. The players are selected based on their performances at Perfect Game 11U events held throughout the summer.
Far more than just a game, the event provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the players selected. During this weekend, the 11U players will participate in a series of baseball related activities in addition to fundraising for underserved youth at Slater Elementary through the Perfect Game Cares Grow the Game Fund.
"After seeing the results in the 14U, 13U and 12U Festivals, it just made sense to invest in creating the same type of experience for the most talented 11-year-old players," said Jerry Ford, Perfect Game President and Founder. "So, this year we will be having a nationally televised event for the 11-year-old players for the first time. People are always surprised when they see how talented these outstanding young players are. It is a real eye opener. The most rewarding part of these events is raising money for less fortunate kids."
NOTE: Fundraising competition cutoff is 7 PM EST on Saturday, August 7. Top fundraisers will receive their awards at the banquet.
Proceeds of the Perfect Game 11U Select Baseball Festival to benefit children from the underserved communities across America through the Perfect Game Cares Foundation. Specifically, funds will be allocated to help underprivileged children enter into baseball/softball programs through our Grow the Game Fund.
11U Select Baseball Festival Players:
In the weeks leading up to the game, every player in the Perfect Game 11U Select Baseball Festival will have the opportunity to conduct an online fundraising contest to raise funds for underserved youth.
Your time visiting these beautiful children will be something you take with you for years to come. Together, we can make a real difference in the lives of these kids. Every dollar we raise gets us that much closer to changing the narrative for these families.
Your personal fundraising page will launch prior to the event.
We will email you your login and password. Make sure to personalize your page.
"The Perfect Game Cares Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity, is proud to partner with our 14U, 13U, 12U and 11U Select Baseball Festival players to raise important funds for children from America's most at-risk communities," said Jennifer Ford, Executive Director of Perfect Game Cares. "Together we are one step closer to changing the narrative for these beautiful children."
Every dollar counts in the race to save the life of a child battling poverty.
The Game's History
The premier showcase event at the 11U level in all of youth baseball, is set to launch for its first year in 2021. Activities surrounding the 1st Annual 11U Select Baseball Festival will take place in August.
The game will be live-streamed on PerfectGame.TV. Many of the specific details of the four-day schedule are still being finalized.
The 2021 11U Select Baseball Festival and Selection Show will be streamed live on our brand new OTT channel, PerfectGame.TV, and broadcast on CBS Sports. Coverage will be provided on MLB Roundtrip featuring Perfect Game on MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM.
For information regarding the Select Festival Game, contact Ben Ford at [email protected]
For information regarding Perfect Game Cares, fundraising, or for free tickets, contact our Executive Director Jennifer Ford at [email protected] or 319-298-2923.
Perfect Game is proud to have provided the platform and opportunity for more than 1,300 MLB players since it was founded in 1995. All Perfect Game events are run in select compliance with Major League Baseball's Pitch Smart initiative.