1.  Tie games will play one extra inning only in championship rounds.  pool play will have none

2.  Tournament is broken into two brackets.  Bracket A will consist of teams from the Capital District, Western, and New York City regions while Bracket B will be made up of teams from Central, Hudson Valley, and the Staten Island regions.  Each team will play two games round-robin style within their bracket, and will ultimately be seeded within their bracket.  On Sunday, the two #1 seeds will meet in the Gold-Silver medal game, while the two #2 seeds will meet in the bronze medal game.  The two #3 seeds will meet in c consolation game as well.  First tiebreaker to determine seeding is head to head against opponent tied with.  Second tiebreaker is fewest runs allowed.  Third tiebreaker is run differential.

3.  Substitution rules - defense is open substitution while offense will use the high school substitution rule

4.  10 players will bat offensively

5.  Players home region is determined by their home address according to Empire State Prospect Games Map.

6.  Registration fee is $250 per player.  Once a player is "selected" by his coach, he will be given a password to register online. Online the player will pay, as well as provide all personal information to be provided to college coaches in a Recruiting Packet.  Refunds available due to documented injury only or at the discretion of ESPG.  No refunds after July 31, 2018.  

7.  All coaches are expected to be in full uniforms.

8.  There are no limits to the amount of coaches from each region.

9.  Showcase Details-

  • 60 yard dash 
  • Infield, Outfield, Catcher throw
  • Batting Practice

10.  All players must sign a waiver before being allowed to play.


11.  All games are full nine inning contests, regardless of which team is winning.


12.  Home and visitors will be determined by a coin flip prior to the game.  Winning coin flip team can choose home or away.