Grand Slam Sports Tournaments

Panama City Beach, FL

The Publix Sports Park

THE 2025 GRAND SLAM WORLD SERIES OF BASEBALL SESSION I

Jun 16-22

CELEBRATING OUR 21st ANNIVERSARY in 2025

THE 2025 GRAND SLAM WORLD SERIES OF BASEBALL SESSION I

JUNE 16-22, 2025

NO QUALIFICATIONS, ANYONE CAN SIGN UP AND  PLAY!

NEW FOR 2025 >>  CLASS "A" Division offered along with "AA", "AAA" & "Major" divisions!  Minimum 8-teams in a class within an age division to be separated, otherwise A/AA and AAA/Major are combined!

THE PUBLIX SPORTS PARK, Chip Seal Parkway, Panama City Beach, Florida!

There is a $20 Daily Admission into the park or a $80 7-day week long pass.  12-Under is admitted free of charge.  You can purchase daily or weekly passes at the park unless your team does a pre-order.  There are NO REFUNDS or EXCHANGES for Daily or Weekly Admission tickets for ANY reason!  Players & Coaches will receive participant armbands at the Coaches meetings on the day prior to the start of the games on Monday.




World Series Session I Schedule of Events for Sunday, June 15, 2025


8:00-9:30 AM:  Coaches Meetings for 7U, 8U, 9U, 10U & 11U teams @ Rockit Lanes, Richard Jackson Blvd., PC Beach, FL.

9:30-11:00 AM:  Coaches Meetings for 12U, 13U & 14U teams @ Rockit Lanes, Richard Jackson Blvd., PC Beach, FL.

2:30 PM:  Opening Ceremonies Team Parade Line-Up in the parking lot behind The Grand Theater @ Pier Park

3:30 PM:  Opening Ceremonies Parade presented by Visit Panama City Beach at Pier Park



4:30-6:30 PM:  Pin Trading presented by The Trading Pin Zone at Rockit Lanes on Richard Jackson Blvd., PC Beach, FL.

     


HERE ARE SOME FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR GRAND SLAM WORLD SERIES OF BASEBALL EVENT.....

1.  When does the tournament start and end?  Coaches meetings, Opening Ceremonies Parades, Pin Trading and more starts on Sunday morning June 15.  Each team will play a Pool play doubleheader on either Monday or Tuesday, June 16 or 17 with the day you don't play as your designated day off.  Double Elimination bracket play starts on Wednesday, June 18, no team is eliminated prior to Thursday, June 19 and Championship games are set for EITHER Saturday, June 21 or Sunday, June 22.
2.  Is the event a Stay to Play tournament?  NO, you can stay wherever you like.  We do strongly encourage you to reach out to one of our host properties to get the best rates and top notch customer service!  These properties are listed under LODGING on the event page you are signed up for.
3.  Will you have a team and individual skills competitions?  YES!  We will offer three individual competitions (HR Derby, Golden Arm & Roadrunner) as well as one team competition (Around the Horn).  Skills rules are posted under the documents tab on the event home page.  You can only sign up for the skills competition at the coaches meetings the day prior to the start of the event.  Coaches will sign their players up as NO individual player signups are accepted.  Dates and Times of skills competitions announced at coaches meetings as well.
4.  When are the entry fee and team gate fees due?  Your team entry fee of $1,200.00 is due by May 1, 2025.  Individual daily admission of $20 for fans each day or a $80 week long pass.  NO REFUNDS or EXCHANGES for daily or weekly admission passes for any reason!
5.  Will age divisions be separated into classes?  YES, provided we have a minimum of 8-teams in an age division.  The 14U age division is OPEN in all WS events.

6.  Do you supply baseballs?  YES, we supply two new Wilson A1030 NFHS sanctioned baseballs per game.
7.  Will you have official World Series merchandise for sale and/or pre-order?  YES!  Pre-Order Forms will be available no later than April 1, 2025 and will be posted above.  TEAM ORDERS ONLY (no individual orders) for official World Series merchandise including Dri Fit T-Shirts, WS logo pins and more!  This pre-order form is available above.  Individuals may purchase merchandise at the parks each day.
8.  When will we know what park our team will be playing at?  We will not make this determination until we get closer to the event and have an idea how many teams are in each age division.  Please understand that BOTH parks are immaculate facilities.  Frank Brown Park has played host to our World Series events the past 20-years and the All turf Publix PCB Sports Complex is moving into it's 6th full year of operation.  Both parks are located off of PCB Parkway (Back Beach Road) approx. 6-miles from one another.  We will also use Gulf Coast State College as well as local high schools for this event to allow for as many 14U and up teams as we have enter!
9. What rules does Grand Slam play by?  We play by National Federation High School Rules with the exceptions found under the rules link on this website.
10. Do you offer 8U CP or KP and does your 13U age division play 54/80 or 60/90?  We offer BOTH Coach Pitch and Kid Pitch for the 8U division and we offer BOTH 54/80 and 60/90 in the 13U age division.
11. Are there fields for us to practice on upon arrival?  N0!  There are NO fields available for practice.  There are plenty of batting cages available on a first come basis at both parks.  There is also a large grass area (Festival Site) at Frank Brown Park where you can hold a practice.
12. Are we allowed to bring pop up tents, coolers or outside food into the park?  NO outside food period!  Team Coolers with water for the players is allowed.  We encourage you to bring your tents and chairs as their is limited shaded areas and covered bleachers.

13. OK, we are in, how do we sign up?  Click on Sign up in the upper right hand corner of the home page at http://www.grandslamtournaments.com  After you have signed up, click on account and fill out the information and save.  Next click on teams, register new team, pay sanction fee and register team.  Next go to events, find the event you want to sign up for, click register, follow the prompts and you will be good to go!


If you have any further questions, please email us at grandslamtournaments@gmail.com
We hope you can join us at the Beach in the Summer of 2025 for arguably the Finest Youth Baseball  World Series event in the entire Country as we celebrate our 21st Anniversary!!