BLUE WAVE VARSITY-GARCIA
Blue Wave Varsity is coached by Aron Garcia, one of the top youth coaches in Southern California with a winning tradition and has seen several hundred of his players go one to college ball and professional over the past dozen years.
His Blue Wave Varsity-Garcia team for varsity starting high school players and will compete in either the 18U or 17U division in the top local tournaments and showcase events this summer, including:
- May 27-30 Baseball Factory Memorial Day Classic will officially kick off the summer season and be held at Azusa Pacific and East LA College. This is a 3-game guarantee, and our team will compete in the top 18U division. Local college recruiters are expected to attend, BF scouts also score each game. Baseball Factory is a top-tier recruiting service and several Blue Wave alumni have been recruited through their team showcases over the year.
- June 9-12 Five Tool SoCal Regional will be played at Amerige Park and East LA College with a 4-game guarantee. Five Tool is one of the top collegiate recruiting services and hosting several events in California for the first time. They expect to have several recruiters and scouts at each of their events. Blue Wave will compete in the 17U division for this metal bat showcase.
- July 1-8 USA Premier Firecracker Classic. The oldest and largest event of the summer with a 4-game guarantee and played at OC Great Park and local fields. This is a wood bat tournament and draws local college recruiters for teams that make the semi-finals and championships games at the Stadium.
- July 15-17 California Travel Ball Varsity Showcase at OC Great Park expects to be the top event of the summer with an invite-only 30 top Club Teams and for varsity-level players in a single division. Hosted by CCYB, each team plays 9-inning wood bat games each day for three days at OC Great Park with the top four teams advancing to a championship. Coaches from CSF, UCI, CSUN, and USC are already committed to not only scouting but will select an All-Tournament Team and host a workout for the team on Sunday night after all games are finished. Recruiters from UCLA, SDST, and others are also expected to attend.
- AUG 1-7 Five Tool West World Series will cap the summer season with an invite-only national championship level showcase with a -game guarantee played at Amerige Park, East LA College, Biola University, and Great Park, Irvine. 30+ teams will compete for this event that is expected to be heavily scouted. Blue Wave will compete in the 17U division for this metal bat national event.
The player fee for the Blue Wave Varsity-Garcia team is $895 for position players and free for a qualified pitcher only. The player fee includes five tournaments, practice sessions, and scrimmage games. The deposit is $300 with the balance due prior to the first practice session. All fees are refundable prior to the first scrimmage game or tournament game. Payments can be made upon approval.
Blue Wave Varsity players will play a minimum of 20 games and are provided with a recruiting profile on our Blue Wave Varsity team listed on Field Level.
TRYOUTS SET FOR MAY 2
Tryouts for new players will be held 5:30-8:30 PM Monday May 2 at OC Great Park Baseball Field 9, Irvine. New players must register online at www.bluewaveathletics.com/registration to try out, practice, or play with any Blue Wave team or participate in any Blue Wave event. There is no cost to register.
Returning players do not need to re-register but need to sign up and pay a deposit upon approval by the respective Blue Wave coach.