The Backyard Brawl is a 4 game guarantee baseball tournament taking place in West Virginia, hosted by AC Baseball. Games will be played in both Morgantown and Bridgeport, West Virginia. 9U,10U, and 13U divisions will play at the Bridgeport Sports Complex while 11U, 12U, 14U, and 15U divisions will play at Mylan Park. There will be some crossover for all ages 9U thru 13U.

Pool Play Games will begin Saturday morning at 8AM and continue throughout Saturday. On Sunday, all teams will advance into Bracket Play. Typically teams will play 2-3 Pool Play games before advancing to Bracket Play.

Quick Tournament Facts

  • Last year featured over 50 teams from 4 different states
  • Baseballs: 3 new baseballs will be provided to the umpires before each game
  • 4 Game Guarantee
  • Please review tournament rules prior to the tournament
  • Coaches will be able to nominate players for the All Star Game throughout the weekend.
  • Pool Play Games will begin Saturday morning at 8am and continue throughout Saturday. On Sunday, all teams will advance into Bracket Play. 
  • Typically teams will play 2-3 Pool Play games before advancing to Bracket Play.
  • 9U, 10U, 13U  will be played at the Bridgeport Sports Complex
  • 11U, 12U, 14U, 15U  will be played at Mylan Park
    • (There will be some crossover games for all ages 9U-13U)

Bridge Sports Complex

Bridgeport Recreation Complex is a 4 field complex located in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Each field features amenities including irrigated grass areas, bullpens, and 2 batting cages. There is also a restroom/concession/press box building on site.

The first floor includes: a large concession stand with three serving windows; large restrooms; family restroom; and office.The second floor press box area includes an umpire changing room, restroom, and the scorekeepers’ station overlooking each field is equipped with an intercom to the dugouts, loudspeaker system, and scoreboard controls.

Field #1 – Large Baseball Field, sponsored by The Thrasher Group, Inc.

Grass infield, 90’ baselines, Outfield fence 325’ in right and left fields, 375’ in center field.

Field #2 – Youth Baseball and Softball Field

Outfield fence at 225’, Skinned infield, Baselines at 60’, 65’ , No metal or steel cleats on portable mounds

Field #3 – Baseball and Softball Field

Skinned Infield, Outfield fence at 325’ in right and left fields, 375’ in center field, Baselines at 60’, 65’, 70’ and 90’, No metal or steel cleats on portable mounds

Field #4 – Youth Baseball Field, sponsored by Bridgeport Little League

Grass infield, Outfield fences at 225’, Baselines at 60’

Mylan Park

The Anker Fields Complex is home to several schools and community teams and has hosted a variety of tournaments. The complex is comprised of four natural grass fields, ticket offices, press boxes, batting cages, a pavilion, full-service concessions, and ample spectator seating for each field. This venue is capable of hosting large baseball and softball tournaments.

Shilling Field

Grass Baseball Field, Fence Distance – Left-315, Center-365, Right-320, Base Lengths – 90 feet, Pitching Mound Length – 60 feet 6 inches

Dale Miller Field

Grass Baseball Field, Fence Distance – Left-315, Center-360, Right-315, Base Lengths – 90 feet, Pitching Mound Length – 60 feet 6 inches

ISS Field

Grass Softball/Youth Baseball Field, Fence Distance – Left-200, Center-245, Right-200, Base Lengths – 60 – 70 feet, Pitching Mound Length – 43 feet

Lynch Field

Grass Softball/Youth Baseball Field, Fence Distance – Left-195, Center-215, Right- 200, Base Lengths – 60 – 70 feet, Pitching Mound Length – 43 feet