Headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD, with teams located throughout the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain Regions, The Expedition League is an elite summer collegiate wood bat baseball league that provides affordable, wholesome family entertainment, enhances the quality of life in its member communities, provides the tools and experience needed to optimize the collegiate players’ development and potential to play professional baseball, while providing the infrastructure and support necessary for the success of the league affiliated team owners.
Teams play a 64-game season beginning in late May through mid-August. The League hosts a mid-season All-Star Game and end-of-season playoffs to crown an Expedition League champion. The League’s inaugural season of 2018 featured 8 teams with 10 teams in the League in the 2019 and 2020 seasons. The League boasts 12 teams in the 2021 season. Ultimately, the vision for the Expedition League is to grow to 30-40 teams.
Baseball is truly America’s pastime and the Expedition League is all about fun, affordable, memorable family entertainment. Our games provide enjoyment for the entire family in a dynamic ballpark atmosphere. Expedition League games are loaded with unique between inning activities and entertainment in a fan-focused, interactive environment. League affiliated teams provide hands-on activities for kids and offer an incredible entertainment value with high quality, creative and unique food and drink options. Party decks are a great venue for group outings and other special events where fans can experience a relaxed, laid back, social atmosphere with friends and co-workers.
The Expedition League emulates minor league baseball with players using wood bats and playing 6-7 games per week in front of large crowds in some of the finest ballparks in North America. Expedition League players are top-tier collegiate baseball players from across North America who gain exposure to professional scouts. The players stay with host families from the local communities. Host families are a very integral part of the Expedition League and these host family relationships provide a lifetime of memories for both the host families and the players.
League affiliated teams are involved in various non-profits and community fundraising activities. Expedition League players are positive role models in the community, making public appearances and participating in baseball clinics for the youth in their community. The Expedition League and its teams showcase the communities that we’re a part of and enhance the quality of life in our great communities.