Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI)

RBI Regional Tournaments

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For the third consecutive year, the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series will be hosted by the Minnesota Twins, with baseball and softball tournament games scheduled to be played from August 3rd to 14th on various fields throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. The RBI World Series is the international baseball and softball tournament of the RBI program.

In order to qualify for the RBI World Series, RBI leagues from the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and South America will compete in eight RBI Regional qualifying tournaments, which will begin on June 27, 2013.

Cities hosting RBI Regionals include Boca Chica and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic; Anaheim, California; Arlington, Texas; Cleveland, Ohio; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Newark, New Jersey; New York, New York; St. Louis, Missouri; and Vero Beach, Florida. At each location, RBI leagues from several cities compete for their regional championship in the softball (ages 19 & younger), junior baseball (ages 13-15) and senior baseball (ages 16-18) divisions.

2013 RBI Tournaments

Caribbean Regional Tournament June 27-30, 2013

Boca Chica & Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Hosted by MLB Dominican Office

Championship Game Sites:

Baseball: NY Mets, Phillies and Yankees Dominican Baseball Academies (Boca Chica)

Softball: Centro Olimpico Dominicano, Santo Domingo

Eligible Countries/Territories: Curacao, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Venezuela


Northeast Regional Tournament July 10-13, 2013

New York, NY

Hosted by MLB & Harlem RBI

Championship Game Sites:

Baseball: Citi Field, Queens NY

Softball: St. Johns University, Queens, NY

Eligible States: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island


West Regional Tournament July 11-14, 2013

Anaheim, CA

Hosted by Angels RBI

Championship Game Sites:

Baseball: Angels Stadium, Anaheim CA

Softball: Erstad Field, Placentia, CA

Eligible States: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington


East Regional Tournament July 12-15, 2013

Cleveland, OH

Hosted by Cleveland Baseball Federation RBI

Championship Game Sites:

Baseball: Progressive Field, Cleveland, OH

Softball: Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

Eligible States: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio


Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament July 18-21, 2013

Harrisburg, PA

Hosted by Harrisburg RBI

Championship Game Sites:

Baseball: Clipper Magazine Stadium, Lancaster, PA

Softball: Veterans Park, Harrisburg, PA

Eligible States/Districts: Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia


Southwest Regional Tournament July 18-21, 2013

Arlington, TX

Hosted by Texas Rangers/Boys & Girls Club of Arlington

Championship Game Sites:

Baseball: Texas Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

Softball: Workman's Softball Complex, Arlington, TX

Eligible States: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas


Southeast Regional Tournament July 18-21, 2013

Vero Beach, FL

Hosted by Vero Beach Sports Village/Minor League Baseball

Championship Game Sites:

Baseball: Holman Stadium

Softball: Vero Beach Sports Village

Eligible States: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina


Central Regional Tournament July 19-22, 2013

St. Louis, MO

Hosted by Mathews Dickey Boys & Girls Club RBI

Championship Game Sites:

Baseball: Busch Stadium

Softball:  James "Cool Papa" Bell Stadium

Eligible States: Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Tennessee, Wisconsin
*NOTE: Canada RBI leagues also eligible