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Division Breakdown

The below information will give all of our USSSA teams a good idea as to which division they should register their team(s) for.  USSSA now has 4 major divisions, “A”, “AA”, “AAA”, and Major.

 

USSSA Michigan “A”

This division is designed for new tournament teams, lower level travel league teams (MABF, NOBF, KVBSL, Greater Flint, USSSA), and Little League tournament teams.

  • Your team and players are new to tournament baseball
  • Your team has been established for a few years but you have not played in many local or travel tournaments.
  • Your team had a different classification last season but the team split and you now have new players who have not been a part of travel baseball.

 

USSSA Michigan “AA”

This division is designed for MOST tournament and travel league teams.

  • Your team has been established for a few seasons.
  • Most of your players are returning travel/tournament players.
  • Your team is placed in the top two divisions of your travel league.
  • Your team is part of a larger “umbrella” organization that has had success in tournaments in the past.
  • Your team competed in the “A” division last season and won tournaments OR finished in the top 25% of those tournaments.
  • Your team competed in the “A” division last season but picked up AA or Open players in the offseason.
  • Your team was “A” last year and won the USSSA “A” state tournament.

 

USSSA Michigan “AAA”

This division is designed for established tournament teams that play in higher levels of their
travel leagues.

  • Your team has been established for a few seasons.
  • Most of your players are returning travel/tournament players.
  • Your team is placed in the top two divisions of your travel league.
  • Your team is part of a larger “umbrella” organization that has had success in
    tournaments in the past.
  • Your team competed in the “AA” division last season and won tournaments OR finished
    in the top 25% of those tournaments.
  • Your team was “AA” last year and won the USSSA “AA” state tournament.

 

USSSA Michigan “Major”

This division is designed for our higher-level teams.

  • Your team has been established for many seasons and has competed in many tournaments.
  • Your team plays in the top division of a travel league.
  • Your team is a “tournament only” team.
  • Your team played “AAA” last season and won events or finished in the top 25% of the events you participated in.
  • Your team played in “Open” States or Open Level NIT’s last season and won!

 

*If you have reviewed the above information and still have questions as to where your team should be registered OR you feel your team is not registered in the correct division, please contact Jake Hornbacher or Gregg Sadowski for assistance.