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90th NBC World Series

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July 25th – August 3rd, 2024
at Eck Stadium, Wichita, KS

Tournament Format

  •  16 teams; teams will be divided into 4 pools with 4 teams in each pool.
  • The field will consist of teams that have automatic bids for the tournament and teams that won their respected NBC affiliated league.
  • Pool play will be from July 25th (opening night) through the 30th.
  •  Each team will play 3 pool play games.
  • The top 3 teams from each pool advance to single-game elimination bracket play that starts on the 31st.
  • The top team in each pool will receive a bye for the first round of bracket play. 
  • The championship game will be on August 3rd.

Baseball ‘Round THe Clock Returns July 27

One of the most well-known and celebrated traditions of the NBC World Series has always been Baseball ‘Round The Clock. The brainchild of former NBC tournament director Steve Shaad, BRTC featured 17 games played in 56 hours when it first started. After an eight-year hiatus, Baseball ‘Round the Clock returns to the NBC World Series in 2024 with 11 straight games played over the course of 33 hours. You must sign up for a BRTC ticket and check in at the random time(s) at every game to officially survive Baseball ‘Round the Clock.

How it works

  • Games will be played back-to-back from noon on Saturday, July 27 through a 6:00 pm game on Sunday, July 28 – a total of 11 games in 33 hours.
  • To be eligible for any of the prizes associated with Baseball ‘Round the Clock, you must purchase a BRTC ticket ($20), or if you are a tournament pass holder email tickets@nbcbaseball.com to add BRTC to your pass for $10.
  • All participants must also sign a waiver and agree to the rules & regulations prior to the first game to be eligible.
  • If you complete every check-in during BRTC within the assigned timeframe, you will receive a BRTC shirt, a tournament pass for the rest of the week, and be entered to win a variety of exciting prizes.

NBC Merchandise

  • Grab your officially licensed NBC World Series merchandise!
  • Everything from Shorts, T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Hats, and accessories.
  • Click here to browse the shop.

90 Years Merchandise

  • You can also check out the “90 Years of Champions “collection.
  • Pioneer teams like the Bismarck Churchills and Wichita Dreamliners.
  • Modern day champions such as the Santa Barbara Foresters, Seattle Studs and more!
  • Check out the collection here. 

Tickets

  • Single game tickets will go on sale on June 10th; however, group tickets and tournament passes are on sale now.
  • Group tickets start at $7/person for groups of 10 or more for Upper General Admission.
  • Purchasing a tournament pass guarantees you admission to every game, Tournament Passes start at $60 for Upper General Admission, but prices will raise on June10th. 

Media

Check out these podcasts featuring the NBC World Series director Katie Woods, she discusses community baseball, plans for the 90th World Series, and the Champions Collection collaboration with Old Fort Baseball Co.

Baseball Bucket List

Earned Fun Average

Origins

  • The tournament was first established in 1935 by Hap Dumont in Wichita, Kansas.
  • The tournament originally started as a way to showcase amateur baseball talent and provide opportunities for young players to compete on a national stage.
  • Over the years, the NBC World Series has grown in popularity and significance within the amateur baseball community.
  • It has served as a platform for many talented players to display their skills in front of scouts and potentially advance to higher levels of the sport.
  • The NBC World Series has over 900 former players that have played in the MLB, including the likes of Roger Clemens, Ozzie Smith, Satchel Paige, and modern-day stars like Josh Jung and Tim Anderson.
  • The tournament has seen various changes in format, participants, and locations throughout its history.
  • Today, the NBC World Series remains an important part of the summer baseball calendar, attracting teams from across the United States and providing fans with exciting matchups and memories.

Can’t make it in Person?

Every game of the NBC World Series will be livestreamed for free on the NBC World Series’ YouTube Channel.

The livestreams will feature top tier commentary along with live stats updated under the “Scores and Stats” tab on the NBC World Series website.

 

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