2021 FALL INSTRUCTS
NOVEMBER 13 - DECEMBER 10 | TERRY PARK IN FT MYERS, FL | SUBMIT FORM TO BE ACCEPTED | DEADLINE TO BE FULLY REGISTERED IS OCTOBER 30TH
INSTRUCTS INFORMATION: The Empire Independent Professional Baseball Fall Instructional Series is a huge opportunity for up and coming ball players to showcase their abilities to Pro scouts, Premier independent scouts and Pro coaches from elite leagues in attendance including Atlantic League managers. It is also a place where experience professionals can come train and earn a pro winter ball contract. This program is NOT a regular pro baseball season like most summer operations. Instead it is a training, learn and improve chance to show that you can earn a contract. The top mission every year for the Fall Instructs is to help get players signed to pro winter leagues and a chance to earn next season pro contracts. The fall series gives players an opportunity to learn directly from the decision makers, get proper training and get additional experience to make improvements. This coming Fall, players can be sent directly to winter leagues or be signed to a 2022 season professional baseball contract. This is a scouting and player showcase service that helps players get noticed. Players must be be accepted and directly enroll into the program.
During last years 2020 Fall Instructional Series that took place in Washington, Pennsylvania, players such as Donnie Speranza, Carlos Canelon, Cris Kwitzer, Tyler Hill and others earned 2021 pro contracts.
Players interested must submit the acceptance form below and you'll be contacted by an Empire League executive if accepted. Once accepted, you'll be sent the information to finalize your registration. Once confirmed, players are responsible for booking housing at the authorized county facilities and send housing information to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject "Fall Instructs Housing".
LOCATION: Terry Park - 3410 Palm Beach Blvd. Fort Myers, FL 33916. The facility has four lighted fields with spectator seating including a covered grandstand on the main field. The park is also equipped with batting cages near each field.
Terry Park has hosted some of the games greatest teams and players. Hall of Famers Jimmy Foxx, Bob Feller, Tris Speaker, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, and Roberto Clemente are just a few of the great players that have graced the Terry Park Field.
The Philadelphia Athletics were the first major league team to play at Terry Park. They were followed by the Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates and the Kansas City Royals. Today, over 160 college baseball teams from around the country use Terry Park in the month of March to begin their college season.
WHAT TO EXPECT: Players can expect on field training and Direct individual instruction from Atlantic League managers and Empire League Instructors. Players will also get to play games in front of Atlantic League and Empire League coaches for exposure. You'll Receive a Fall Series Dri-fit and Shorts along with a hat. Training will take place every single day. (You'll need to bring your own baseball equipment)
COST: All Tryouts and showcase opportunities range from one day to a month long. For that reason there are affordable options available for Players that start at just $75 dollars with our service memberships. Exact cost information is provided once accepted into the program with a selected camp option. There are LIMITED SPOTS available, Fill out acceptance form now.
HOUSING: Players have the option to stay at any desired housing available with in the county. There are AirBnB options, vacation rentals, and County tourist hotels available. You may book County hotels by clicking the Lee County Sports Complex housing link. Click Here for the list of options available.
REQUIREMENTS: Players must have a baseball background (college or professional). Must be able to work in the United States for a 2022 contract possibility.