The AABC provides the opportunity of training and competition for athletes being identified and trained, as having the necessary talent to participate for Team Alberta at regional and national training opportunities and tournaments. The AABC identifies athletes for the Alberta Summer Games, Canada Summer Games, and any other regional tournaments that may arise.
Held every two years since 1967, alternating between summer and winter, the Canada Games are a key event in the development of Canada's young athletes. Baseball participates every 4 years in the Canada Summer Games. As the best in their age group, these young competitors come to the games after training long and hard to be among those chosen to represent their respective province. The Canada Games are poised as a key step in the development of Canada's future star athletes who are the nations next generation national, international and Olympic Champions.
The Alberta Summer Games, introduced in 1986, provide a competitive opportunity for developing athletes to celebrate their hard work, help them reach their athletic potential, and assist in the preparation of potential athletes for the Canada Games. The ASG run every two years, and the best 15U players across the province are chosen to represent their respective zone.
The Alberta Zone Championships are organized by the AABC and a host community, and designed to off-set the years that the Alberta Summer Games do not run. Each of the 8 zones in the province are represented by their best 15U players in an 8-team provincial championship tournament mirrored after the Alberta Summer Games.
AABC holds a top 30 camp, North and South, to identify top athletes regarding the sport of baseball. The camps are designed to include some instruction, as well as a competitive experience for players throughout the province. At the end of the camp, players are evaluated on their skills, work ethic, teammate interactions, and how well they reacted to the coaches. Top performers are often invited to future AABC events. However, players should realize that being invited to a "top 30" does not guarantee them a roster spot on future Team Alberta rosters. The camp also provides an opportunity for professional development of coaches.
The AABC invites select provincial athletes to participate in other invitational tournaments, including BLE Best of the West events in British Columbia. AABC also runs the Keith Jorgensen Memorial Tournament each year and invites academy and club teams to enter this competitive event.