PAGE UPDATED DEC 27, 2014 – CONTINUE TO VIEW THIS PAGE TIMES WILL CHANGE
SATURDAY, December 27th – Arrival & Check-in 12:00pm to 9:00pm
Player Check-in Hilton Hotel – Downtown Miami – Picasso Room
12:00pm to 9:00pm- Player’s will receive uniform and pick/choose their POWER SHOWCASE Home Run Derby batting order.
SUNDAY, December 28th –
8:45am – Player Check-in with your Coaches – Diamond Club Entrance UNDERCLASSMEN – players will be escorted by your coaches to your designated location – see below
9:00am – 9:30am – TEAM MEETING – World Classic American – Coach Rich Hofman – Location: Diamond Club Lounge – Dinning Room. Head to the Marlins Media Room for 9:45am Mental Strength Session with Michael Cooper.
9:00am – 9:30am – TEAM MEETING – World Classic National – Coach Craig Stoves – Visitors Clubhouse.
9:45am – 10:30am – Head to the Media Room for 9:45am Mental Strength with Michael Cooper.
Parents are strongly encouraged to attend.
10:30am to 11:30pm – Lunch/Snack – there’s a Wendy’s and Subway across the street – Have your parents bring it to you and eat in the dugout.
Scout Day Begins 11:45am!!!
11:45am – 12:00pm – MLB Scout Day – Speech & Intro
12:00pm – 2:30pm – Batting Practice (Minus the Turtle) – NOTICE: No Cleats in batting cage – Turfs Only!
12:30pm – Pitchers throw bullpens
2:30pm – 4:30/5:00pm Defense
7:00pm to 10:30pm– Welcome Dinner Marlins Park
NOTICE: No Cleats in batting cage – Turfs Only!
MONDAY, December 29th – OFF – ENJOY MIAMI
TUESDAY, December 30th – POWER SHOWCASE Home Run Derby. (77 – Participants)
High School – DO NOT BE LATE!!!
During the preliminary round each participant will receive a total of 20 outs = 5 with wood & 15 with metal (open bat format – BESR Bats Allowed). The pitching machine will be set at a velocity of 65/70 mph from a distance of 55 feet. The top three finalists from each age group will advance to the Championship Round on Friday, January 2nd. All high school players will be announced and hit together – left-handed batters will compete last.
DO NOT BE LATE!
7:15am to 7:30am – Player Check-in Diamond Club Entrance with Coach Jerry Gonzalez. Players will be escorted to the THIRD base dugout.
7:30am to 7:45am – Batting Order – Coach Eddie Gonzalez will announce and review players batting order. (Player’s will be reminded they can warm-up in the visitors club house batting cage.)
7:45am to 8:15am – MANDATORY Group Photo – Ralph Notaro
8:15am to 8:55am – Player Introductions – Underclassmen Announced First – first base line
PLEASE NOTE: Underclassmen will hit first followed by the 2015 Graduates.
Left Handed Batters in each group will hit last
8:55am to 9:00am – National Anthem performed by Stephany Canizares
9:00am to 9:15am – First three players will get loose in the cage with Coach Jerry Gonzalez
9:15am – POWER SHOWCASE Begins – Right-handed batters will go first.
WEDNESDAY, December 31st – OFF
THURSDAY, January 1st – OFF
FRIDAY, January 2nd – Game POWER SHOWCASE All-World Classic (9-innings)
7:15am – Player Check-in
7:15am to 7:30am – Players Check-in to your assigned dugout
Home Team – World American – First base dugout – Head Coach Rich Hofman
Visiting Team – World National – Third base dugout – Head Coach Craig Stoves
7:30am to 7:45am – Players get loose
7:45am to 7:50am – Home Plate Meeting
7:50am to 8:20am – Player Introductions (Pitchers head to bullpen)
8:20am to 8:25am – National Anthem – Performed By Jeannae Katic
8:30am – First Pitch – Three hour time-limit 11:30am
11:30am – OFFENSIVE MVP ANNOUNCED IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING Game
POWER SHOWCASE Home Run Derby Finals – 12:00pm to 1:45pm
11:30am to 11:45am – Player Check-in with Coach Eddie & Jerry Gonzalez for batting order – Third base dugout
11:45am to 12:00pm – Player Introductions
12:00pm to 12:05pm – National Anthem Performed by Ashley Briggs
12:15pm – POWER SHOWCASE Finals begin
SATURDAY, January 3rd – Departure