The 76th annual ABCA Convention is taking over the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville from Jan. 2-5, 2020! In total, 7,100 coaches are expected to be in attendance along with more than 350 baseball companies as part of the ABCA Trade Show
, which will make this year's event the World's Largest Baseball Convention!
Activities will begin in full force on Thursday, Jan. 2 with the opening of the ABCA Trade Show
and Expo Theater
as well as committee and divisional coaches meetings. The clinics will kick off on the morning of Friday, January 3 and run until early afternoon on Sunday, January 5.
Friday will also feature the Coaches Social in the ABCA Trade Show as well as one of the most prestigious events, the ABCA/Diamond Hall of Fame Banquet
, which takes place at 6 p.m. The six-member ABCA Hall of Fame Class of 2020
will be inducted during the ceremony and the ABCA/Wilson Lefty Gomez Award
will also be presented.
The convention will also feature the two-day Youth Coaches Session
. The Youth Coaches Session, presented by GameChanger, has nearly 15 clinics specifically focused on topics for youth-level teams up to age 14 years old.
Registration for the 2020 ABCA Convention opened on September 1. ABCA Official Hotels also opened room blocks on September 1.