ABCA Convention Schedule

 

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.
2020 ABCA CONVENTION TENTATIVE SCHEDULE • Nashville, Tennessee

Thursday, January 2, 2020
10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Member Registration & Check In presented by Traveling Teams
1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Committee Meetings
1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. ABCA Trade Show
1:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Expo Theater Presentations
6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Coaches' Divisional Meetings
9:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Rookie Coaches Mentorship Meeting

Friday, January 3, 2020
7:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Member Registration & Check In presented by Traveling Teams
8:30 a.m.-11:40 a.m. Clinics presented by Wilson/ATEC
9:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. Post-Clinic Q&A Sessions 
9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Spouses Breakfast
9:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Youth Coaches Session presented by GameChanger
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
ABCA Trade Show
10:40 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Youth Coaches Session Post-Clinic Q&A 
9:45 a.m.-3:55 p.m.
Expo Theater Presentations
12:40 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Clinics presented by Wilson/ATEC
1:00 p.m.-3:40 p.m. Youth Coaches Session presented by GameChanger
1:20 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Post-Clinic Q&A Sessions
1:40 p.m.-4:10 p.m. Youth Coaches Session Post-Clinic Q&A 
4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. ABCA Trade Show & Social
6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Hall of Fame Banquet presented by Diamond Sports
Presenting Lefty Gomez Award | Hall of Fame Class
9:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Infield & Outfield "Hot Stove" Discussions

Saturday, January 4, 2020
7:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Member Registration & Check In presented by Traveling Teams
8:30 a.m.-9:50 a.m. Clinics presented by Wilson/ATEC
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. ABCA Trade Show
9:30 a.m.-10:20 a.m.
Post-Clinic Q&A Sessions
9:35 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Expo Theater Presentations
9:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Youth Coaches Session presented by GameChanger
10:20 a.m.-11:40 a.m. Clinics presented by Wilson/ATEC
10:40 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Youth Coaches Session Post-Clinic Q&A
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Post-Clinic Q&A Sessions
12:35 p.m.-2:40 p.m. Clinics presented by Wilson/ATEC
1:00 p.m.-3:40 p.m. Youth Coaches Session presented by GameChanger
1:15 p.m.-3:10 p.m.
Post-Clinic Q&A Sessions
1:40 p.m.-4:10 p.m. Youth Coaches Session Post-Clinic Q&A
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Clinics presented by Wilson/ATEC
3:40 p.m.-5:40 p.m. Post-Clinic Q&A Sessions
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Hitting & Pitching "Hot Stove" Discussions
9:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Catching & Base Running "Hot Stove" Discussions

Sunday, January 5, 2020
8:30 a.m.-11:10 a.m. Clinics presented by Wilson/ATEC
9:00 a.m.-11:40 a.m. Post-Clinic Q&A Sessions