WE WELCOME YOU TO JOIN US AT
USSSA NATIONAL CONVENTION
November 13-16, 2023
Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa
Fort Myers, Florida
2023 CONVENTION THEME: DIRECT CONNECT
DirectConnect promotes innovation and encourages partnerships that drive growth and propel business strategies forward.
We're excited for you to experience all that's in store.
Empower our team and its partners with an unsurpassed platform to create and support world-class
athletic events and sports programming to enrich and educate the lives of participants at all levels.
Provide the highest possible athletic experience for every participant through
an uncompromising commitment to excellence in sports administration.
USSSA Core Values
INTEGRITY | PASSION | TEAMWORK | COMMITMENT | ACCOUNTABILITY
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Sunday, November 12, 2023 4:00PM - 7:00PM Early Registration Monday, November 13, 2023 8:00AM - 3:00PM Arrivals and Registration 8:00AM - 9:00AM Continental Breakfast (ALL) in Palms Foyer 9:00AM - 10:00AM WELCOME - 2023 USSSA CONVENTION 10:00AM - 12:00PM Fastpitch Meeting - USSSA Technology Presentation: Today and the Future 10:15 AM - 12:30PMBaseball Meeting - Baseball Welcome/Convention Week Preview - New Rule Changes - Process For Forfeits - How To Better Your State - Director Panel 10:30AM - 12:30PM Umpires Meeting - Mandatory 11:00AM - 12:30PM Slowpitch Meeting - Welcome and Year in Review -Regional Event of the Year Awards - Week Preview - Discuss our expansion Internationally - SD .org emails 12:30PM - 1:30PM Welcome LunchPalms Ballroom 1:30PM - 2:30PM All Sports DirectConnect + Sports Trivia (Mandatory) 3:00PM - 4:00PM Slowpitch Meeting - Epic Insurance - Event Point Structure 3:00PM- 5:00PM Fastpitch Meeting - USSSA Tech Lab (Interactive Demos) 3:00PM - 5:00PM Baseball Meeting - Rawlings - New USSSA Baseball - Success Promotions - Recreation League Baseball Program 4:00PM - 5:00PM Slowpitch Meeting: - State Director Mentorship Panel 6:00PM- 9:00PM Epic Luau Director Appreciation Party Sponsored by Epic Insurance Brokers & Consultants Tuesday, November 14, 2023 10:00AM - 2:00PM Arrivals and Registration 8:00AM - 9:00AM Continental Breakfast (ALL) 9:00AM - 10:00AM General Assembly Meeting of the Association 10:00AM - 11:00AM Presentation for All Sports (Mandatory): Kevin Smith and Matthew Dunn with Collective Best 10:30AM - 12:30PM Umpires Meeting - Mandatory 11:00AM - 12:00PM Slowpitch Meeting - DC Workshop / Helpdesk 11:30AM - 12:30PMBaseball Meeting - Pt 1: USSSA Technology Presentation: Today and the Future 11:30AM - 12:00PM Fastpitch Open Meeting - Introductions/Week - Preview/Year In Review/Events of the Year 1:00PM- 2:00PM Fastpitch Meeting - Epic Insurance 1:00PM- 2:30PM Soccer National Meeting 1:30PM- 2:30PM Slowpitch Meeting - Approved Rule/By-Law Changes - State Succession Plan - Change to P&P Suspension 1:30PM - 2:30PM Baseball Meeting - Pt 2: USSSA Technology Presentation: Today and the Future 2:00PM - 2:45 PMFastpitch Meeting - Programs Year in Review 2:30PM- 4:00PM Slowpitch Meeting - How to Generate Revenue with State Sites, Director Shop, Push Notifications, Event Promotions 2:30PM - 4:30PM Baseball Meeting - USSSA Tech Lab (Interactive Demos) 2:30PM- 4:30PM Baseball Director 1:1 Meetings 2:45PM- 3:30PM Fastpitch Meeting - Umpire Program Overview/Updates 3:30PM- 4:00PM Fastpitch Meeting - Marketing Overview 4:00PM- 5:00PM Slowpitch Meeting - State Site Development - Senior Softball Program 4:30PM- 5:00PM Baseball Meeting - Invite Only 5:30PM - 6:30PM Hall of Fame Cocktail Reception 6:30PM - 9:00PM Hall of Fame Induction & Awards Gala Wednesday, Novmeber 15. 2023 1:00PM - 7:00PM Registation 8:00AM - 9:00AM Baseball Director 1:1 Meetings 8:00AM- 9:00AM Baseball Meeting - Director IT Extra Help - DC and/or State/Tournament Sites 9:00AM - 10:00AM Baseball Meeting - Thinking Ahead - Whiteboard Session 9:00AM - 10:00AM Slowpitch Meeting - Team and Player Classification Round Table 9:00AM - 10:00AM Fastpitch Meeting - National All State Games Overview 9:00AM - 12:00PM Umpires Meeting- Mandatory 10:00AM - 11:00AM Baseball Meeting - Umpire Education - Training, Recruiting, Uniforms 10:00AM - 12:00 PM Fastpitch Meeting - Individual Registration Platform/State Site - Q&A/Streaming & Scoring 10:00AM - 12:00 PM Slowpitch Meeting - USSSA Technology Presentation: Today and the Future 11:00 AM12:00 PM Baseball Meeting -11:00-11:15 Red Athlete -11:15-11:30 Wilson Brands -11:30-11:45 Baden -11:45-12:00 Marucci 1:00PM- 2:00PM Fastpitch Meeting - Regional Breakouts 1:00PM- 1:30PM Baseball Meeting (Mandatory) - Epic Insurance 1:30PM- 2:00PMBaseball Meeting - Marketing Department 1:00PM- 2:30PM Soccer Meeting - Programming 1:30PM - 2:00PM Slowpitch Meeting - TBA 2:00PM- 2:30PM Slowpitch Meeting - Marketing Department 2:00PM- 2:30 PM Fastpitch Meeting - Rule Changes 2:00PM- 4:30PM Baseball Meeting - Director Shop/Event Promotions - USSSA Mobile APP / Push Notifications - Live Scoring and Stats - Individual Registrations / All State Nominations - State Sites and Tournament Sites 2:30PM- 4:00 PMFastpitch Meeting - Guest Player Review - Roster Rules/Classifications 2:30PM- 4:30PM Slowpitch Meeting (Mandatory) - USSSA Tech Lab (Interactive Demos) 2:30PM- 4:30PM Slowpitch Meeting - Training: State Site Website Build Out 5:00PM- 6:00PM Baseball Director 1:1 Meetings 5:00PM- 6:00PM Baseball Meeting - Director IT Extra Help - DC and/or State/Tournament Sites 5:30PM- 7:00PM Exhibitors Required to Set Up Display Booths 7:00PM- 10:00PM Exhibitors Show (ALL) Thursday, November 16, 2023 10:30AM - 12:00PM Registration 8:00AM - 9:00AM Continental Breakfast (ALL) 8:00AM - 9:00AM Baseball Director 1:1 Meetings 8:00AM - 9:00AM Baseball Meeting - Director IT Extra Help - DC and/or State/Tournament Sites 9:00AM - 10:30AM General Assembly Meeting of the Association (ALL) 10:30AM - 12:00PM Slowpitch Meeting - Conference USSSA Meeting - Men & Women 10:30AM - 12:00PM Fastpitch Meeting - Fastpitch Operations - "Better Your Business" Director Shop - Brainstorm/Event Concepts & Ideas/Communication Tools 10:30AM - 12:00PM Baseball Meeting - Year In Review / Program Numbers - Under Armour Events - National Programs - State/Regional Points Race - Grade Exceptions/Limits 10:30AM - 12:00PM Umpires - Mandatory 1:00PM- 2:00PM Slowpitch Meeting - Challenge Cup - Bat Testing/Failed Bats Procedure 1:00PM- 3:00PM Fastpitch Meeting - National Championship Discussion - Regional Breakouts - Closing Meeting & 2024 Goal Setting 1:00PM- 2:00PM Baseball Meeting - Better Your Business - Director Panel 2:00PM - 3:00PM Baseball Meeting - Closing Discussion / Ready for a Great Year in 2024
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USSSA is excited to partner with
Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa
for this year's event!
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