For the Sophomore tournament, players are to arrive in Oklahoma City by 2pm on Thursday, June 4th and will be picked up and transported via Van. The departing flight is to be scheduled for 5pm or later Sunday, June 7 from Oklahoma City.
For the Junior tournament all meals while the team is in Oklahoma are provided. Meals on travel days are the responsibility of the player.
For the Sophomore tournament, players are to bring meal money. The team will eat together.
For the Junior tournament a unique feature is players are billeted in homes in the McAlester area. This has proven to be very popular as the billets have always treated our players exceptionally well. The Canadian players are noted for their behavior and it is very important to us that we maintain our reputation. An annual tradition of the Canadian host families is a team barbeque. In addition players are exposed to many activities that they typically do not enjoy in Canada.
For the Sophomore tournament the players will stay in a hotel, four players to a room.
Players are provided with two tops, a hat, red socks and a belt. (belt is returned to the coaching staff). Players are responsible for bringing a pair of white pants. They are free to trade any part of the uniform with players from other teams.
Both events are scouted. The Junior event is heavily scouted. Schools range from SEC D1 schools to JUCOs. Some of the more notable schools which were in attendance last year included West Virginia, University of New Mexico, Bradley, Grand Canyon College and many others. Typically, between 30-50 schools scout the Junior event:
Oklahoma University, Oral Roberts University, University of Tennessee, University of Memphis, Grand Canyon University, Drury University. University of Nebraska, Kansas University, Kansas State University, University of Southern Mississippi, Missouri University, New Mexico University, Vanderbilt University, West Virginia University, Arkansas State University. Middle Tennessee State, University of Birmingham-Alabama, Crowder Junior college, Vernon College, Murray State College, Pittsburgh State University. Seminole State College. Eastern Oklahoma State College, San Diego Padres, Boston Redsox, MLB Scouting Bureau