Tournament 12 (T12), presented by New Era is a national baseball tournament designed to showcase the best college eligible Canadian born players to both professional scouts and college recruiters. The tournament will take place at Rogers Centre in Toronto, September 16-20. Roberto Alomar will act as the Tournament Commissioner and will receive assistance from his father Sandy Alomar, along with Blue Jays alumni Duane Ward, Lloyd Moseby, and Devon White.
A total of 160 players will be selected to participate in T12. Eight teams of 20 players will represent their regions of Canada and will play a minimum of five games at Rogers Centre with a tournament champion being crowned on Saturday, September 20. All players were selected by the Blue Jays Baseball Academy with assistance from the Blue Jays Scouting Department, Baseball Canada, and the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau. All eight teams will also take part in a Workout Day on Tuesday, September 16 at Rogers Centre where players will be evaluated on speed and throwing ability. The 23 tournament games will be umpired by members of the Baseball Canada High Performance Program for Canadian Umpires.
Tickets are now on sale for T12, with daily passes starting at $20, and Tournament Passes priced at $38. Youth baseball players (aged 12 and under) will qualify for a special kids priced daily ticket priced at $10. Seating is general admission and tickets are available for purchase at bluejays.com/t12, by calling the Blue Jays at 416-341-1234, or by visiting the Blue Jays Box Office at Rogers Centre located at Gate #9.
Baseball scouts and college recruiters are encouraged to attend the event with the benefits of preferred seating along with a tournament scouting guide.