American Legion Baseball to participate in ABCA Convention

The home of American Legion Baseball will host the nation’s preeminent baseball coaching convention Jan. 4-7, as the 2018 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Convention will take place in Indianapolis.

The ABCA Convention will be held just blocks away from The American Legion National Headquarters, and will feature an impressive list of guest speakers, a trade show featuring hundreds of baseball-related organizations, two awards banquets and an expo theater.

American Legion Baseball will once again take part in the annual event as an exhibitor. In addition, American Legion Baseball will be hosting a special session on Friday, Jan. 5 for American Legion Baseball coaches and interested parties. More details regarding the session will be announced closer to the event.

Registration for the weekend can be found by clicking here. Coaches may sign up until January, but early bird registration for the convention offers a $20 discount off of registration fees. Early bird registration ends on Friday, Nov. 17.

This year, the ABCA has placed an increased focus on youth baseball, debuting the Youth Coaches Breakout Session on Jan. 6, which will revolve around young players up to the age of 14. “We are very excited to add this new element to the ABCA Convention and bring additional educational resources to coaches of youth teams,” said ABCA Executive Director Craig Keilitz.

Coaches interested in just the one-day Youth Coaches Breakout Session may register by clicking here. The day-long event is only $20 for ABCA members.