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13A: All 13A games for Saturday will now have a 1:45 time limit

13A Update (4:38pm): Bracket play games Saturday evening will still enforce 1:45 time limit. Sunday games will go back to normal rules, weather permitting.

Field Changes for 12A

Due to road construction in Rochester, there were 2 field changes made for the Friday games.  Please check the schedule to see if your team was effected.

Welcome to the 2018 Challenge Tournament

Thank you for traveling to the city of Rochester for a great weekend of baseball. RYBA is committed to putting on the best tournament possible, and we hope your team's experience is memorable and fun. The following is a summary of what you need to know before tournament weekend:

COACHES - PLEASE DOWNLOAD ALL THE ATTACHMENTS.  It is your responsibility to read and understand all tournament rules prior to the start of play.

Tournament Headquarters: 

​Our tournament head quarters is located at the "RBC" complex on the RCTC community college campus. See the link to the map for directions. 


​If you are the head coach of your team, or team manager, please click the "Check In" button at the top of the page now! Fill out the following info form, certify that you have your birth certificates and concussion certificates on-hand, and you are ALL SET.

No need to do an in-person check in, though you certainly can if you would prefer. 

Scores & Standings:

​All brackets and scores are posted ONLINE at the link above. Simply go to that page, select your age/level, and view updates scores and brackets as soon as HQ receives them!  THIS IS THE ONLY OFFICIAL LOCATION FOR RESULTS.


​For MBT Qualifier Rules and our supplemental rules Click the rules button at the top of the page for an overview on our tournaments or download the attached documents. We use MBT rules, along with our tournament supplement.


Doug Hudson

Doug Hudson

Tournament Director - Challenge

Phone: 507-261-7874

Corey Dahl

Travel Program Co-Director

Phone: 240-750-9057

Mike Gozola Jr.

Mike Gozola Jr.

Director of Fields

Phone: 507-202-2906

Connor Demorest

Connor Demorest

Umpire Coordinator

Phone: 507-993-2417

Other Officials

Andrew Davick

Andrew Davick

Tournament Administrator

Tony Horvath

Tony Horvath

Tournament Administrator



Weather Issues:

  • If inclement weather occurs, WATCH THIS PAGE FOR UPDATES. 

Registered and Paid Teams as of May 26, 2018

9AA 10 A (12 teams) 11 A (12 teams) 12 A (12 teams) 13 A (15 teams) 15 AA (5 teams)
Rochester Rochester Rochester Rochester Rochester Chanhassen
Stillwater Edina Northfield Prior Lake Gold Woodbury WWA Edina
New Prague Farmington Prior Lake Blue Randolph Priot Lake BLue Prior Lake
Chanhassen Gold Mankato Prior Lake Blue Minneapolis Millers East Ridge Gold Mankato
Chanhassen Red Prior Lake White Rosemount Mahtomedi East Ridge Black Lake Elmo
Rogers Shakopee Shakopee New Prague Coon Rapids
Chanhassen White Chanhassen White Woodbury Andover
Minnetonka Blue Stillwater Oakdale Rosemount Green
Eagan Lakeville North Cottage Grove Eagan
South St. Paul Edina Gold Byron South St. Paul
Chanhassen Red Farmington Goodview Albert Lea
Woodbury Burnsville Gold Prior Lake White Cottage Grove Red
Cottage Grove White
Bloomington Red
Bloomington Blue