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DATE: June 3-7, 2023 | LOCATION: Municipal Park in Tupper Lake, NY

ADDRESS TO TRYOUT:19 Demars Blvd, Tupper Lake, NY 12986

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: To Play in the Empire League, Players must attend this week long League wide Spring Training Showcase camp, which serves as the final Tryout to be eligible to be selected by a Empire League team. Only players that have attended other Tryouts or Showcase camps and were selected to teams can be exempted from this tryout.


The Empire League Scouting executives and Managers will select the players that earn the final rosters spots for the upcoming season.

This 5-day tryout also includes a MLB Analytics Evaluation day by PBR-New York. All players will have their MLB Data on the Empire scouting databases available for all requested MLB scouting reports.  ALL the Empire League Rosters will be formed and finalized. Over 100 available Roster spots are filled. 

CAMP HOUSING: The league is not responsible for housing players during this camp. Players must book their own housing accommodations for the duration of this camp. After camp is completed, Only selected roster players will be sent to the League housing for the season.

REFUND POLICY: There is NO REFUNDS! Camp registered players that confirm signing to an MLB affiliated or MLB partnered league, (American Association, Frontier League, Atlantic League) before the Empire camp date, are eligible for a refund. Players signed to leagues other than the MLB affiliated or MLB Partnered Leagues (Atlantic League, American Association, Frontier League, or Pioneer League) are not eligible for Empire Camp refund.

Cost: $795 Position Players & $495 Pitcher Only

Instructions: Submit Registration for Camp below, Agree to Terms and Conditions, You will be redirected to Make Payment, Use receipt as confirmation of entry. Check in on the first day begins at 9am at 19 Demars Blvd, Tupper Lake, NY 12986.

LIMITED PARTICIPANTS. Deadline to Register is May 25th.



YORK, PA – The Empire League will be hosting its annual All Independent Professional Baseball League Showcase Tryout in April.

Every year, players attend the All Indy Showcase tryout looking for an opportunity to sign last minute to MLB Partnered League teams as well as Empire Baseball League teams for the Regular Season.

As usual, April 5-6, 2023 will bring players from all over the country to showcase in front of confirmed coached from the Frontier League, Atlantic League and Empire League .

The Empire League will begin to fill its 125+ roster spots at this event for players who do not have the experience or are not properly developed to compete at the higher levels just yet. Every year, the Empire League allows for new players to enter the system, therefore all rosters start fresh every season. In order to play in the Empire League, however, you must attend a tryout, showcase camp or spring training.

This showcase tryout will take place at PeoplesBank park in York, Pennsylvania which is home to the York Revolution of the Atlantic League.

Over the years, players have signed directly to MLB partnered leagues and to Empire League. That number is higher than 80% of players in attendance are provided an opportunity.

If you’re looking to begin your career out of college or released from minor league ball and looking for opportunities, be sure to register for this event. NO Experience is necessary as the Empire Leagues platform is used to create experience to eventually move up to the higher levels.

Visit the Tryouts Link located in our navigation menu to register today.

For stats, news, updates and more, visit our website periodically at Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @eblborderhounds. If you have any questions about upcoming events, tryouts, or more, contact the Empire League via email at


MALONE, NY – With Opening day already been announced, opponents have been officially lined up.

The Border Hounds will take the field for the first time ever as an Empire League franchise on June 9th and will take on the Saranac Lake Surge at home in Malone, New York.

Game time is set to 4:00pm Eastern Time and as a reminder, all times is subject to change.

Tickets will be available at the stadium gate and gates will open two hours prior to the game. The Border Hounds will be taking batting practice on the field from 5pm to 6pm for fans in attendance.

Photos, autographs and player interaction will be available after batting practice.

For stats, news, updates and more, visit our website periodically at Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @eblborderhounds. If you have any questions about upcoming events, tryouts, or more, contact the Empire League via email at

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Opening Day Announced

MALONE, NY – The Empire League has announced the opening date for the Empire League 2023 season.

The Malone Border hounds will make history in Malone on June 9th, 2023 as the inaugural game will take place in Malone versus the Saranac Lake Surge.

Although the remaining schedule has yet to be determine, what we do know is day 1 of the season.

Schedule will be announced on our social medias and right here on our website. Check back periodically for more information on the Malone Border Hounds.

Article by Empire Media

Malone reveals new franchise in the Empire League

MALONE, NY – The Empire Baseball League has revealed the team name for the Malone Baseball Club to be the Border Hounds.

The team colors will be powder blue, sunshine gold and white.

After many discussions and meetings regarding the name of the Empire Baseball League club coming to Malone, NY, a name has been decided. League member wanted the name to engage the local board members and the community on the name. With over 50 names on the list, the one that stood out the most to all has been voted by all members.

The Logo has not get been revealed and will be announced on the teams social medias soon.

A stadium is in the process of being built and the Empire League and its surrounding cities are extremely excited for the Border Hounds to play in Malone.

Article by Empire Media