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Sun & Surf Logo Start the 2014 Summer baseball season with a Disney Baseball Tournament! Disney Sun & Surf Baseball Bash over Memorial Day Weekend at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex blends ESPN entertainment with the Walt Disney World® Resort!
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Schedule

Day/Date Activity Scheduled Times
Thursday
May 22
Team Registration 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Friday
May 23
Secondary Team Registration 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Friday
May 23
Pool Play 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday
May 24
Pool Play 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday
May 24
Water Park Party 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Sunday
May 25
Bracket Play 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Monday
May 26
Finals 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Subject to change. This a general idea of each days schedule only. The schedule will be released approximately 10 days before competition begins. Any schedule requests must be received in writing prior to April 15.

Registration

Registration is now open for the Disney Sun & Surf Baseball Bash at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World® Resort.

Dates: May 23 - 26, 2014
Age Divisions: 8U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U
Team Entry Fee: $275 until Oct 31; $475 Nov 1 - Registration Close
Travel Package: $86 per person per day*


Team Registration Includes:
  • 4-game guarantee on major league quality fields
  • Awards for six teams out of each division
  • Fundraising Solutions like the Alamo Rent A Car and Enterprise Rent-A-Car fundraising programs and ESPN Coaches Fundraising Program 
  • Two (2) umpires per game
  • Presence of athletic trainers, provided by South Lake Hospital, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
  • Public address announcers and scorekeepers for each game
  • Water fountains or ice water in each dugout
  • Game balls for each game

Application & Refund Process
A Baseball Sales Manager will review all applications and notify your team of its status as soon as possible. Upon acceptance into the tournament, your team entry fee must be paid in full immediately to guarantee your spot. This entry fee will not be charged to your card until you have been accepted into the tournament, and covers all of the tournament benefits listed above. If you have questions about the application process, please call 407-938-3802 for assistance.

*All coaches and athletes are required to purchase the minimum travel package. For complete details, view the Travel Package information.

Participating Teams

As you prepare for competition, view the complete list of teams participating in this event.

Water Park Party

Location: Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Date: Saturday, May 24, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Party in Paradise with wave pools, Humunga Kowabunga, and delicious treats! Enjoy some time away from the field and escape to a tropical paradise for a splash-filled nighttime adventure at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. From fast waterslides to a Wave Pool with six-foot waves, Typhoon Lagoon is fun for the whole family. Disney Sun & Surf Baseball Bash party guests enjoy exclusive access to popular attractions** including Storm Slide, Humunga Kowabunga, the Wave Pool, the Main Beach area, and Sand Volleyball.

Tournament party includes:
  • Exclusive access to select park attractions 
  • Complimentary towel rental
  • Limited menu will be provided (details coming soon). Water stations are located throughout the park.
  • Transportation will be provided for Guests who purchased the Disney Baseball travel package. Bus transportation will run from Disney's All-Star Sports Resort and Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort prior to the start of the event through the end of the event.

Services offered for an additional cost include:
  • Lockers ($13 for a small locker, $15 for a large locker plus a $5 deposit for either)
  • Select food and beverage locations will be open with additional offerings available for purchase. Cash bars will also be open for Guests over 21.

Party tickets are included in Disney Baseball Travel Packages for all participants and spectators. Party tickets will be sold on-site at the tournament prior to the event (ticket price coming soon).

*Event guides and first aid support included.

**Disney Sun & Surf Baseball Bash Tournament Party elements, including but not limited to participating locations, menus, attractions and entertainment are subject to availability, delay, change, or cancellation for any reason, including inclement weather, without notice. Standard Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park admission tickets will not allow Guests to attend the Disney Sun & Surf Baseball Bash Tournament Party.


Team Parent Reception

Your team's planner and a Guest are invited to attend an optional welcome reception designed to help you maximize your role and team experience. It will take place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill at 9:00 am on Saturday, May 25, 2013. Pre-registration is required.


Make sure to specify which date you would like to attend as well as your name, your Guest's name (if applicable), team name and sport.

Checklist

REGISTER


2014 TRAVEL PACKAGES COMING SOON!
Your Sports Travel Coordinator will provide a Due Date for Team Deposit & Final Payment
TEAM DEPOSIT DUE
FINAL PAYMENT DUE

60 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL
Access gotsport to complete online roster
Submit Initial rooming List to Disney Sports Travel via Fax at 407-938-4265
Confirm Disney Magical Express Reservation with Disney Sports Travel

45 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL
Full Package Payment Due to Disney Sports Travel
Fax DME Flight Information Form to 407-566-7717

30 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL
Travel roster and rooming lists MUST be finalized
Waivers MUST be completed by all athletes/coaches and brought to registration filled out. In order to be on the field of play in this event, all athletes and coaches are required to complete a waiver form. All waivers should be brought to registration.
Birth Certificates: All teams must present a copy of each player's birth certificate, which will be checked for tournament eligibility. Birth certificates may be faxed to 407-938-3442 by April 24, 2013.
Finalize team meal options (catering, dining cards, or team functions)

1 WEEK PRIOR TO ARRIVAL
Print latest copy of team schedule (final copy will be received upon arrival)

REQUIRED ON-SITE CHECK-IN
All event registrations will take place in conjunction with your hotel check-in at either Disney's All-Star Sports Resort or Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort. (All teams staying off-site will be directed to register at Disney's All-Star Sports Resort.) Registration location and time will be communicated with event schedules in the final email notification prior to your arrival.

You are required to submit signed Disney Sports Waivers for each team member and coach that will be listed on your official team roster.

Adult and Minor Waivers Coming Soon!

Please Note: Our waiver collection process has changed from previous years. You are no longer required to mail or fax waivers prior to an event. Please bring signed waivers with you to On-site Tournament Registration.

Fundraising Resources

As you prepare for your trip to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort, we've put together some fundraising options to help your team travel. View the options below and start fundraising today!

View Fundraising Options

Travel Packages

From world-class resorts and theme parks, to an exhilarating baseball experience at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, home of Atlanta Braves Spring Training and host to the first round of the Inaugural World Baseball Classic, Disney Baseball is a young baseball player's dream come true.

To compete, all you have to do is step into a Disney Baseball vacation solution that has been prepared for you! 2014 Travel Packages start at $429.00* per person. Packages include the following:

  • Minimum 4-nights at a Walt Disney World® Resort
  • Minimum 2-Day Magic Your Way Theme Park Ticket with Park Hopper® Option which includes admission to one or more of the following theme parks for each day of the Ticket: Magic Kingdom® Park, Epcot®, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
  • Length of event admission to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
  • One-year subscription to Baseball Youth Magazine, The Nation's Baseball Magazine for Kids!
  • Water Park Party at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
  • ESPN Coaches Fundraising Kit

Best of all, these specially-priced packages are available for all members of your traveling party, making Disney Baseball the perfect summer vacation. 4 nights not enough? All packages are completely upgradable. If you'd rather enjoy the magic of Walt Disney World® Resort for an entire week, Disney Sports Travel will help you custom-build the vacation that works for you.

For more pricing options click here

To contact Disney Sports Travel directly, after you have been accepted into Disney Sun & Surf Baseball Bash, simply call 407-939-7810, option 3 or email wdw.disney.sports.travel@disneysports.com, and they will be able to assist you with ticket upgrades, additional room nights, vehicle rentals, and airfare options.


*Includes 4-nights at Disney's All-Star Sports Resort and a 2-Day Magic Your Way Theme Park Ticket with Park Hopper® Option. Option based on quad occupancy at Disney Sun and Surf Baseball Bash.

**All package prices listed are per person based on a 4-person occupancy standard room. The number of packages available at this rate are limited and advanced reservations are required. Minimum night stay required. No more than 4-persons per room. Additional fees may apply if more than 2 adults per room. Tickets are valid only on the specific dates of the event and for a limited period of time before and/or after the event. Each day this Ticket is used at any Theme Park constitutes one full day of use. Some activities/events may be separately priced. Age restrictions may apply for access to certain facilities. Numbers of visits depends on number of days of Magic Your Way Tickets purchased. Ticket types and entitlements subject to change without notice. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Parking is not included unless staying at Hotels of the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort. Sports specially-priced packages are for participants and their spectators only. No other discounts apply. Offer is nontransferable.

Theme Parks

With your schedule finalized, it is the perfect time to plan ahead for your Walt Disney World Theme Park experiences. We have prepared sample morning and evening Theme Park intineraries for you to help you make the most of your time away from the playing field.

Disney's Magical Express

Save your energy for the big game, not worrying about luggage and transportation. The latest innovation in Disney's legendary commitment to service and convenience - Disney's Magical Express - offers the perfect game plan for a hassle free arrival. This exclusive complimentary* shuttle and luggage delivery service conveniently takes you from the airport directly to your Disney Resort. It's the hassle free benefit that allows you to arrive at your event relaxed and stress-free.

For more information about Disney's Magical Express, please contact 407-939-7810 option #3.

* Disney's Magical Express is only available to and from Walt Disney World® owned and operated resorts.

Dining Options

ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill
The ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill is a quick-service restaurant located at the entrance to the sports complex. Menu items include burgers, sandwiches, and salads as well as an assortment of desserts and beverages.

Dining Options Ordering Boxed Meals
Teams have the option to place catering orders in advance of their trip for quick, easy and well balanced boxed meals, bulk beverages, and/or snacks. The convenience of having your meals planned in advance will save on time and stress.


Place your order at least 2 business days prior to the event date. Deliveries for Saturday, Sunday or Monday must be received by 3pm on Friday.

Please call 407-939-2026 with any questions or to customize your order.

Private Team Banquets or Parties
Interesting in setting up a special dining experience for you and your team? Please call 407-939-1389 and a catering & convention service manager will assist you in arranging a special event that will meet your team's needs.

Reservations at Walt Disney World® Restaurants
Call 407.WDW.DINE for information on Walt Disney World® Restaurants or to make a reservation for your team.

Photography

Capture every exciting moment of your competition with the ESPN Wide World of Sports Gameday Photos Service. You can register your team for a Team Photo CD for only $8 per athlete and coach. Your entire team must add this option to their travel package in order for this discounted rate to apply.

The price includes a Team Photo CD for one game (minimum of 150 photos). Additional games are available for purchase. Photographers will be scheduled to photograph at our discretion. Schedules are subject to change due to weather, game delays and other unforseen circumstances. Reservations subject to availability.

For more information, call Disney Sports Travel at 407-939-7810, option 3, or email wdw.disney.sports.travel@disneysports.com.

Directions, Venues & Maps

Teams will compete at the following venues:

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
700 S. Victory Way
Kissimmee, FL 34747
View on Google

Complex Admission

All spectators are required to purchase admission into ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for either an individual daily admission or a length-of-event (LOE) pass that is valid for all days of the team's stay. LOE and daily admission tickets are non-refundable/non-exchangeable, regardless of number of days your team competes. Spectators purchasing the travel package will have a Length-Of-Event (LOE) ticket included in the package. Spectators can purchase their packages through Disney Sports Travel by calling 407-939-7810 option #3.

  • Daily admission: Coming Soon
  • LOE admission: Coming Soon
  • There is no charge for children under age 3

Spectators traveling with your team can take advantage of the same specially-priced hotel and theme park ticket packages that are available for players and coaches. Your Disney Sports Travel agent can also assist with ticket upgrades, additional room nights, vehicle rentals, and airfare options. For more information, call Disney Sports Travel at 407-939-7810, option 3, or email wdw.disney.sports.travel@disneysports.com.

Transportation

Transportation to and from the sports complex is provided if you stay at Disney's All-Star Sports Resort or Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort. If you do not choose to stay at Disney's All-Star Sports Resort or Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort you will need to arrange for your own transportation to and from ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. As always, there are complementary Disney buses available to transport players, coaches and spectators to and from Disney Resorts and between Disney theme parks.

On-Site Event Check-In

A representative from your team is required to check-in to the event once you have arrived at Walt Disney World® Resort. Please see the detailed on-site event check-in schedule below. If you will be checking in at a Disney Resort, the on-site event check-in location will be near the resort’s Guest check-in counter.

Teams Staying at a Host Resort
Disney's All-Star Sports Resort  |  Thu, May 23  |  5-7 PM
Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort | Thu, May 23 | 5-7 PM

All Teams Staying Off-Site
Disney's All-Star Sports Resort | Thu, May 23 | 5-7 PM

Late Check-In
Champion Stadium Mezzanine | Fri, May 24 | 7-8 AM

To help expedite your on-site event check-in process, please be sure to:

  • Finalize all roster changes prior to arrival
  • Complete waivers prior to arrival
  • Account for travel time to arrive at the appropriate check-in location

The following documents must be presented during on-site event check-in:

  • See "Required Documents" section below.

Please fax the following documents to 407-938-3442 prior to arrival.

  • Birth Certificates

Coaches' Meeting

There will be an optional coaches meeting on Friday morning, May 24 at 7:15 AM on the Champion Stadium Mezzanine at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The tournament director will be available to answer any questions you may have prior to the start of tournament play.

Required Documents

Waivers
All of your participants appearing on the roster (coaches, athletes, staff, etc.) must sign an event waiver.  Waivers may be downloaded at the links below, and all waivers must be presented at team check-in when you arrive for (EVENT NAME). 


Before distributing these forms:
  • Before distributing these forms, the coach should print the Team/School Name & Division in the "Event Information" section on the form.
  • Photocopy the number of forms you require.
  • There is no limit to the number of athletes and coaches you wish to bring, but all are required to purchase a participant package.
  • All minors (under age 18) must have a parent or legal guardian sign the "Release and Indemnity" section.
  • The Coach is responsible for photocopying, distributing, collecting, and returning all waivers.
  • All waivers should be brought to registration.

Birth Certificates
To maintain the integrity of the event, all participating players are required to submit a birth certificate confirming their age and eligibility.  Birth certificates are due on April 24, 2014 and may be faxed by your coach or team manager to 407-938-3442.  Failure to meet any of these requirements will render a player ineligible to participate in the tournament. Any team found to be using an ineligible player would forfeit all Disney Baseball Tournament games in which the ineligible player has participated.

Rules
Please view the tournament rules for details regarding eligibility and the results of the use of an ineligible player or the use of player on multiple teams.

Rosters & Eligibility

Official Disney Baseball Roster must be filled out online with players name and uniform number. Teams may change their rosters up until the first pitch of the first game, provided that the newly-added player(s) are listed on a rooming list with Disney Sports Travel; turned in a copy of their birth certificate; and have turned in a signed waiver.

No player shall be listed on more than one team roster. If it has been determined that a violation of this rule has transpired, penalties may include: player, coach and/or team disqualification(s) from the tournament and/or forfeiture of games played with ineligible players. No player can appear in a tournament game for more than one team.

You can submit your roster at your team registration page at gotsport.com

EVENT AT A GLANCE

DATES

Event:
May 23 – 26, 2014

Early Registration:
April 1 – October 31, 2013

Registration:
November 1 – April 25, 2014

ELIGIBILITY

Team:
Open to teams consisting of up to 20 players of proper eligibility

Age Divisions:
8U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U

Player Eligibility:
Ages 6–14 may participate, based on May 1, 2014 age cutoff.

COMPETITION LEVEL

Moderate – High

FEES

$275 (During Early Registration)
$475 (During Registration)

CONTACT

Disney Baseball Office
407-938-3802 - phone
407-938-3442 - fax