Blue Wave is now recruiting for summer teams that play in the top local tournaments and showcase events in June and July, including the prestigious 15U and 17U USA Baseball Championships in Arizona.

Whether you are an incoming freshman or senior, Blue Wave has the right team for you, including:

Each Blue Wave Summer Team plays 16+ games in June and July against top competition in major tournaments and showcase events in Southern California, including:

  • Senior Fall Classic Qualifier
  • Sophomore Fall Classic Qualifier
  • Pac West All Prospect Elite – UC Riverside
  • USA Premier Firecracker Classic
  • Point Loma Collegiate Showcase
  • Under Armour Southwest Championships

As separate events, Blue Wave will also participate in the USA Baseball 15U National Championships (June 23-30) and 17U National Championships (June 15-22) in Arizona.

Tryouts for new players will be held in May at Mater Dei High School, where Blue Wave teams practice weekly during the summer session.

Returning Blue Wave players may signup for any team once approved by the coach or contacting Steve Kruse @ (949) 202-7748 – steve@bluewaveathletics.com

Each Blue Wave summer team features:

  • 16+ Games Vs. Top Competition
  • Professional Coaching
  • Weekly Practice Sessions

Details on each team is available on their respective team pages @ www.bluewaveathletics.com

BLUE WAVE 15U USA BASEBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM

Mater Dei Assistant Coach Carlos Cornejo will skipper the Blue Wave team that will compete in the prestigious USA Baseball 15U National Championships June 23-30 in Arizona.

Formerly known as the Junior Olympics or “J.O.’s,” this is a highly competitive week-long event where standout players are selected to play on the USA 15U National Team and is attended by collegiate recruiters looking at younger high school players. Former Blue Wavers David Nick (Diamondbacks), Austin Hedges (Padres), and James Kaprelian (Yankees) played were selected and played for the USA Baseball National teams in 2008, 2010, and 2014 respectively.

More than 60 of the top club teams on the West Coast will play a minimum of six games on MLB fields in the Glendale, Peoria and Goodyear, Arizona, complexes for the White Sox/Dodgers, Padres/Mariners, and Reds/Indians.

Players born May 1, 2002, or later are eligible to compete in this event no matter what grade you are in high school at the present time.  In short, long as you do not turn 16 before May 1 this year you are good to go!

Cost to attend this event with Blue Wave is $495 per player if you are also playing on one of the Blue Wave summer teams or $595 if you are not. You do not have to play summer ball with Blue Wave to be selected to play on the JO team.

Housing, travel, and meals are additional, and all players need to be chaperoned by a parent or legal guardian unless other arrangements are made (such as going and staying with another player and parent).

Hotel rooms have been blocked and expected that most players will stay with the team at the same location near the various ball parks.

BLUE WAVE 17U USA BASEBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM

The Blue Wave 17U USA Baseball National Championships team will be coached by Northwood HS Assistant Varsity Coach Aron Garcia and play June 15-22 in Arizona.

Formerly known as the Junior Olympics or “J.O.’s,” this is a highly competitive week-long event where standout players are selected to play on the USA 15U National Team and is attended by collegiate recruiters looking at younger high school players. Former Blue Wavers David Nick (Diamondbacks), Austin Hedges (Padres), and James Kaprelian (Yankees) played were selected and played for the USA Baseball National teams in 2008, 2010, and 2014 respectively.

More than 60 of the top club teams on the West Coast will play a minimum of six games on MLB fields in the Glendale, Peoria and Goodyear, Arizona, complexes for the White Sox/Dodgers, Padres/Mariners, and Reds/Indians.

Players born May 1, 2000, or later are eligible to compete in this event no matter what grade you are in high school at the present time.  In short, long as you do not turn 16 before May 1 this year you are good to go!

Cost to attend this event with Blue Wave is $495 per player if you are also playing on one of the Blue Wave summer teams or $595 if you are not. You do not have to play summer ball with Blue Wave to be selected to play on the JO team.

Housing, travel, and meals are additional, and all players need to be chaperoned by a parent or legal guardian unless other arrangements are made (such as going and staying with another player and parent).

Hotel rooms have been blocked and expected that most players will stay with the team at the same location near the various ball parks. 

BLUE WAVE 15U – 2021/2022 GRADS

Blue Wave 15U is for top incoming sophomores (2021 grads) and freshmen (2022) that want to play at a high JV to varsity level this summer as well as gain exposure in the top local recruiting events hosted by Perfect Game and Under Armour.

This team is coached by Mater Dei assistant varsity Coach Carlos Cornejo and plays 19+ games in the following tournaments this summer:

  • May 26-28 Xtreme Diamond Sports Memorial Day classic will be played against top local teams on Orange County area high school fields and serve as a tune-up for the summer session.
  • June 14-17 Past-Time Tournaments “Pac West All Prospect Elite” showcase tournament at Cal State University Riverside. Four games guaranteed on college field with local recruiters attending.
  • July 5-12 USA Premier Firecracker Classic is the top competitive tournament of the summer in SoCal with more than 200 teams from throughout the nation attending each year. Plenty of scouts and recruiters for semi-final and championship games. All games played on top high school and college fields.
  • July 13-17 Under Armour Southwest Championships is one of the top local recruiting events each summer for 2021 grads and younger. Each game is electronically scored and attended by TeamOne/Baseball Factory scouts that feed highlights to local college recruiters and pro scouts. Baseball Factory is a top recruiting services organization and manages the Under Armour tournaments each year, which are well attended by local colleges including UCLA, UCI, USC, UCSD, UCSB, Pepperdine, Long Beach State and more.
  • AUG 3-4 Arizona Sophomore Fall Classic Qualifier tournament, played on Orange County high school fields. Winner of this tournament receives a berth to the annual Fall Classic showcase in September for sophomores. Three-game guarantee.

Cost is $695 per position player and includes all games and practice sessions. There is no cost for a “pitcher only.”

All fees must be paid prior to June 1 and only paid fees guarantees position on the team. Payments can be arranged if secured by credit card. All deposits and fees are fully refundable prior to June 1, 2018.

BLUE WAVE 16U – 2020 GRADS

Blue Wave 16U is for top incoming Juniors (2020 grads) that want to play at a high JV to varsity level this summer as well as gain exposure in the top local recruiting events hosted by Perfect Game and Under Armour.

This team is coached by Mater Dei assistant Coach Trevor Wood and play 16+ games in the following tournaments during June and July:

  • May 26-28 Xtreme Diamond Sports Memorial Day classic will be played against top local teams on Orange County area high school fields and serve as a tune-up for the summer session.
  • June 14-17 Past-Time Tournaments “Pac West All Prospect Elite” showcase tournament at Cal State University Riverside. Four games guaranteed on college field with local recruiters attending.
  • July 6-13 USA Premier Firecracker Classic is the top competitive tournament of the summer in SoCal with more than 200 teams from throughout the nation attending each year. Plenty of scouts and recruiters for semi-final and championship games. All games played on top high school and college fields.
  • July 20-24 Under Armour Southwest Championships is one of the top local recruiting events each summer for 2020 grads and younger. Each game is electronically scored and attended by TeamOne/Baseball Factory scouts that feed highlights to local college recruiters and pro scouts. Baseball Factory is a top recruiting services organization and manages the Under Armour tournaments each year, which are well attended by local colleges including UCLA, UCI, USC, UCSD, UCSB, Pepperdine, Long Beach State and more.

Cost is $695 per position player and includes all games and practice sessions. There is no cost for a “pitcher only.”

All fees must be paid prior to June 1 and only paid fees guarantees position on the team. Payments can be arranged if secured by credit card. All deposits and fees are fully refundable prior to June 1, 2018.

BLUE WAVE 17U COLLEGIATE SHOWCASE TEAM – 2019/2020 GRADS

If you are an incoming junior or senior looking for plenty of games and looks by recruiters and scouting services, the Blue Wave 17U Collegiate Showcase team should be at the top of your list this summer.

This team will play 16+ games in the top local showcase and scouting events of this summer, including:

  • June 8-10 Senior Classic Qualifier provides a berth to the winner to the prestigious Fall Classic event held in Arizona in October each year and is heavily attended by college recruiters and scouts. Games are played locally against top West Coast teams, four games guaranteed.
  • JUNE 30-JULY 6 USA Premier Firecracker Classic is the top competitive tournament of the summer in SoCal with more than 200 teams from throughout the nation attending each year. Plenty of scouts and recruiters for semi-final and championship games. All games played on top high school and college fields.
  • July 7-12 Point Loma Collegiate Showcase is an invite-only team showcase open to all San Diego collegiate recruiters and scouts. Blue Wave will play three showcase games against top local competition on one of the top college fields in Southern California.
  • July 27-31 Under Armour Southwest Championships – 2019 GRADS is one of the top local recruiting events each summer. Each game is electronically scored and attended by TeamOne/Baseball Factory scouts that feed highlights to local college recruiters and pro scouts. Baseball Factory is a top recruiting services organization and manages the Under Armour tournaments each year, which are well attended by local colleges including UCLA, UCI, USC, UCSD, UCSB, Pepperdine, Long Beach State and more. Blue Wave is the only organization to win this prestigious championship twice and more than two dozen Blue Wave players have been recruited directly at this event in the past six years.

Cost is $695 per position player and includes all games and practice sessions. There is no cost for a “pitcher only.”

All fees must be paid prior to June 1 and only paid fees guarantees position on the team. Payments can be arranged if secured by credit card. All deposits and fees are fully refundable prior to June 1, 2018.