Congratulations to our 2021 Season Champions the S. Caorlina Yankees (Pro), the Guilford Rampage (Summer Collegiate) & the Tar Heel Kings (College/Pro Showcase)

National Independent Baseball (NIBA) is the home to 3 amazing leagues!  NIBA

operates out of 4 host sties consisting of  Myrtle Beach (SC), Greensboro (NC),

Charlotte (NC), and Fayetteville (NC). These host sites are the homes to teams

on the Professional, Summer Collegiate, and College/Pro Showcase leagues. 

We strive to create opportunities for players to develop from ages 16 & up. 

 

Organizational Highlights!

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Jackson Hicks (Greensboro Army) is our first alumni player to sign a affiliate club contract with the Minnesota Twins. While he has set the bar high a number of our signees have moved on to higher levels. Those players include Alexander Leija (High Point Bats),  and Zach Lauzon (Burlington Royals). Our league also includes a number of players who played in affiliate and high level indy ball in past years. 

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Steps to Join our Professional League 
1. Fill out a player registration from under Sign Up at the top of our page. 
2. Talk with a player registration specialist via email and phone                

3. Join a college/pro development league or practice squad team            
4. Play in the spring, fall, or summer development league                           
5. Play well and get called up to one of our 8 projected pro league teams
With at least 4 expansion teams we have over 100 roster spots to fill. 


Steps to Join our Summer Collegiate League
1. Fill out a player registration from under Sign Up at the top of our page. 
2. Talk with a player registration specialist via email and phone                
3. Make a payment either in full or enter a payment plan                            
4. Be placed on a team and report on May 31st, 2022                                  

Sign up with a deposit of at least $250 and take advantage of our early 
registration pricing until 12/31/21. The sooner you sign up the more money
you save as we have monthly specials. Contact us or Summer Collegiate 
Coordinator Brian Fajardo (bfajardo.ssbl@gmail.com) for more details. 


 

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2022 League Dates - Contact Us To Register

1. April 2nd - May 21st - Spring Training 

  • All events on Saturday and Sunday 

  • For local prospective professional players

  • For local returning professional players

  • For  local college/pro showcase players

  • Out of town players are welcome. 

2. June 1st - July 27th - Summer Collegiate League

3. June 15th - July 20th - College/Pro Showcase League

  • Players under 21 not on a collegiate roster are

       a perfect fit for the college/pro showcase league

  • Players not signed to a pro contract prior to 5/1/22 

       need to showcase their skills in this league

  • Players wanting to maintain amateur eligibility is a perfect 

       fit for this league. 

4. June 15th - August 15th - Professional League

  • Training Camp - June 15th - 30th

  • Regular Season - July 1st - July 31st

  • Post Season - August 1st - August 15th

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Want To Help Us Continue To Grow?

Each team and player is actively searching for generous donors and sponsors to help improve our league both on and off of the field. Please consider joining the likes of our sponsors below to help us take the next step in our journey into year two. No donation is too big or too small. Our players incur food, transportation, and housing expenses while in pursuit of their childhood dream. A sponsorship brochure is shown below. While this example highlights the defending champion S. Carolina Yankees each pro team has their specific brochure. 

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