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Timeline for 2025 ABCA Convention & Hotel Registration

2025 ABCA Convention logo The American Baseball Coaches Association is excited to host the 2025 ABCA Convention from January 2-5, 2025 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, just outside of Washington, D.C. The 2025 ABCA Convention will be the 81st annual ABCA Convention and marks the return of the World's Largest Baseball Convention to the nation's capital for the first time since 1975!

The ABCA is once again extending Priority Convention Registration privileges to all 2023-24 ABCA Members. Registration is at and is presented by Traveling Teams. This exclusive benefit enables 2023-24 ABCA members to secure their spot at the Convention and reserve a hotel accommodation within one of the discounted hotel blocks provided by ABCA (while supply lasts), by registering early. All 2023-24 ABCA members are encouraged to take advantage of this benefit, which precedes the opening of registration to new and former members. Priority Convention Registration is based off a member's years of continuous membership, which is an incentive for keeping an active membership each year!
If you are planning to attend the 2025 ABCA Convention, it is important that you register for the event as early as possible once registration opens to you! We expect potentially record turnout for the 2025 ABCA Convention and registrations will be accepted first come, first served, so make sure to mark your calendar with the dates below for 2025 ABCA Convention Registration! 


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  • Monday, August 12 at 10:00 a.m. ET: 2023-24 Members with 10+ continuous years of ABCA membership
    • Each registrant may reserve one hotel room at this time (while they last)
  • Monday, August 19 at 10:00 a.m. ET: All 2023-24 ABCA members
    • Each registrant may reserve one hotel room at this time (while they last)
  • Thursday, August 22 by 5:00 p.m. ET: Last day to reserve a hotel room as part of Priority Convention Registration (if any remain available on this date)
    • After this deadline, all hotel room reservations must be made directly with the hotel property beginning Tuesday, September 3.
  • Tuesday, September 3 at 10:00 a.m. ET: Registration open to everyone for the 2025 ABCA Convention or Clinics Live Video Stream
    • At this time, all hotel room reservations must be made directly with the hotel property. Official Convention Hotel properties and reservation booking links will be available at this time on
    • Any requested changes to existing hotel reservations, which were made during the Priority Convention Registration Period, must be made directly with the hotel.

Frequently Asked Questions...

Q: Why is Priority Convention Registration Important?
A: The ABCA has grown to nearly 16,000 members from all 50 states and 41 different countries. In order to ensure a positive experience for all attendees, and meet fire marshal standards, a registration limit will likely be in place for the 2025 ABCA Convention. Registrations will be accepted first come, first served so it's important to register as soon as possible!

Q: What's the benefit of Priority Convention Registration?
A: ABCA members in the 2023-24 membership year will get an opportunity to sign up for the ABCA Convention in August before registration opens to everyone. These members will also have the opportunity to reserve a hotel room in one of the discounted ABCA hotel room blocks until they sell out. Registration for both the Convention and hotel rooms will not open to new and former members until Tuesday, September 3. In the event of a sellout, registrations will be accepted first come, first served so it's important that you register for the event as soon as you are eligible.

Q: Why are 2023-24 ABCA members getting priority access for 2025 ABCA Convention registration?
A: This is a benefit that rewards coaches for keeping their ABCA membership active each year!
Q: When will new members or non-renewed members be able to register for the 2025 Convention and book a hotel room?
A: Registration on, presented by Traveling Teams, will be open to everyone beginning on Tuesday, September 3, 2024. New members must book hotel rooms directly through the hotel at that time. All hotel information, including reservation links, will be available on September 3 at
Q: If I am a 2023-24 member, will everyone on my staff be able to register early?
A: Only if they are also 2023-24 ABCA members. If you know of anyone that is not a current 2023-24 ABCA Member, have them register for membership now to take advantage of all of the membership benefits, including Priority Convention Registration eligibility!
Q: What if I change jobs after this season. Will I still get early access?
A: Yes, your membership is for you personally, not your employer. Be sure to keep your contact information updated in your ABCA account so that you receive all the latest updates.
Q: Will I be able to reserve a hotel room without registering for the ABCA Convention?
A: Early access to book a hotel room at the discounted ABCA rate is only available while registering for the ABCA Convention at the same time through
Q: How many hotel rooms can I reserve during Priority Registration Period?
A: One per registered member. Each ABCA Member who registers for the 2025 ABCA Convention may reserve one hotel room in the ABCA room block, while supply lasts, during the Priority Registration process. If you have multiple staff members who require a hotel room, you will want to get them signed up for the ABCA Convention during Priority Registration process as well.

Q: How do I register?
A: Priority Convention Registration presented by Traveling Teams will be open online at at 10 a.m. Eastern on the date you are eligible! Be sure to have your ABCA username and password handy at that time. If you need to sign up for 2023-24 membership now to become eligible for Priority Convention Registration, you can become a member here!

Be sure to keep an eye out for more information regarding the 2025 ABCA Convention online as well as in the My ABCA appInside Pitch Magazine and ABCA Press Box e-newsletter.

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