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AAU Runner Up at YBN Nationals

By AAU Baseball, 08/21/17, 3:45PM CDT


Elite Swarm from Tampa, FL earn second place finish for AAU at the 3rd Annual 12u Youth Baseball Network National Championship in Missouri

The AAU is one of several major national baseball organizations that qualifies its 12u National Champion  to compete in Branson, Missouri each summer at the Youth Baseball Network National Championship.

The Elite Swarm from Tampa, Florida qualified for the YBN National Championship at the AAU Grand National Championship in June in Orlando, Florida and represented the AAU with superb sportsmanship & skills, never quit attitude and exciting games throughout the Championship. Finishing second among so many high quality organizations, AAU Baseball congratulates the entire Elite Swarm team, players, coaches and parents on their amazing performance.

Elite Swarm Results

  • d. Dizzy Dean (pool play)
  • d. Dixie Youth Baseball (pool play)
  • l. AABC (bracket)
  • d. Dizzie Dean (bracket)
  • d. Dixie Youth Baseball (bracket)
  • d. AABC (bracket)
  • l. NABF(bracket - Championship game)
  • Complete Event Results >

The 12u national champion from the following organizations played for the title of the best 12u team in the nation. Additional organizations could be added for 2018.

  • American Amateur Baseball Congress
  • Amateur Athletic Union
  • Continental Amateur Baseball Association
  • Dixie Baseball
  • Dizzy Dean Baseball
  • Jacoby Elsbury Indigenous Champions
  • National Amateur Baseball Federation

The YBN National Championship offers so much for both the teams, as well as the family and friends that attend. This event is one that improves each and every year. Just wait to see what 2018 may bring!

  • Strong Competition
  • Exciting Opening Ceremonies (City tour, live entertainment, special guests and more)
  • Live Broadcasting
  • Countless off the field entertainment in Branson, MO
  • Fireworks Night
  • Championship Ceremonies - National Anthem performed by country star Jason Pritchett, Miss Missouri, Mayor of Branson
  • Excellent Facility (Ball Parks of America)
  • Travel expense reimbursement

Learn all about the Youth Baseball Network and its National Championship at


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