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Midwest College Bus Tour

Midwest College Bus Tour

2023 Midwest College Bus Tour Info: 
The 1st Annual BBA Midwest College Bus Tour will take place between August 13th – 16th. Any current high school player and college transfer is permitted to attend and below are important details regarding the 4 day experience.
1) What is the Midwest Bus Tour?
  • The Midwest Bus Tour is a four day trip, with the top priority of giving every student athlete on the bus a first hand take on the college experience. Our mission at BBA is to provide each player the opportunity to showcase their abilities, on the field and off the field, in front of the top programs throughout the states of Illinois, Iowa, and Minnesota, . Our Midwest Bus Tour offers two Scout Days at Illinois Tech and Macalester College.
  • We also include an instructional aspect at our two workouts along the way, by giving the players the opportunity to work with 20+ college coaches on hitting, defense, pitching, base running and other aspects of the game.
  • The trip offers a personal and in-depth look into several top college baseball programs, which is not provided at a typical showcase event.
  • 1900+ College Coaches will receive each player’s digital report card consisting of video footage, a HitTrax Report, a Pitching Rapsodo Report, a Blast Motion Report, other miscellaneous metrics, player profile info and more!
  • College List Creation, Assistance and Guidance
  • Daily ‘Skull Sessions’ with college coaches on aspects of the game, recruiting and more throughout the trip.
  • Hosted/Chaperoned by Stan Exeter(Ursinus)
List of  College Tours
  • Northwestern
  • UI- Chicago
  • University of Chicago
  • Illinois Tech
  • North Central College
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Augustana College
  • University of Iowa
  • Grinnell College
  • Wartburg College
  • St. Olaf
  • Carleton
  • Minnesota
  • University of St. Thomas
  • Macalester


2) Transportation/Hotels/Meals 
  • Loop Route: Start in Chicago, IL – End in Minneapolis, MN
  • The bus will depart in the morning of Sunday August 13th from O’Hare International Airport and will conclude in the evening of Wednesday August 16th at the Minneapolis- St. Paul International Airport.
  • This price includes all activities, most meals, hotels and bus transportation. Players must also bring spending money for 2-3 meals. All breakfasts and most lunches and dinners will be covered by BBA.

3) Tour Guides Players will be guided/chaperoned by Stan Exeter, Head Coach at Ursinus College.

4) Players Only- Parents are asked not to attend this trip as we want to create a true college baseball experience for these four days. One of our top goals is for the student athletes to walk away from this experience with a better understanding of what it truly takes to play college baseball.

5) Registration and Cost Any player interested in joining us on this incredible experience must CLICK HERE to register and complete the waiver. The total cost of the trip is $2,000 during the Early Bird Registration period. Players also have the ability to attend our Illinois Tech(8/13) and Macalester College(8/16) Scout Days if they are unable to attend the entire trip.
There is a 50% non-refundable deposit due for the bus tour during the registration process. The final 50% will be withdrawn 30 days prior to the event. You also have the option to pay the full amount at the time of checkout. This price includes all activities, meals hotels and bus transportation. Bradley Baseball Academia will not issue refunds for our Bus Tours within 30 days of the event.