Oakland A's Fantasy Camp

January 11 - 17, 2023 in Mesa, Arizona

This is your chance to be a big leaguer. Join us for an unforgettable week at the Oakland Athletics Fantasy Camp! Experience the life of a Major League player and play on the same fields as the Athletics during Spring Training at Lew Wolff Training Center Complex in Mesa, Arizona, one of the best facilities in all of Major League Baseball. Registration is open to all genders, ages 21 and over. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Oakland A's Community Fund. With a limited number of roster spots available, don't delay. Request more information and register today!


2023 Fantasy Camp Coaching Staff

2023 Fantasy Camp Headliner

More coaches to be named later.

What is the Oakland A's Fantasy Camp?

The Oakland Athletics Fantasy Camp is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for A’s fans to live their lifelong Major League Baseball dreams. Campers will spend five (5) days on the Major League fields at the A's Spring Training complex in Mesa, AZ, playing games and receiving baseball instruction from A's legends. The camp staff consists of several Oakland A's alumni, and you will get to know these former big leaguers on and off the ball fields. Campers will be assigned their own Major League locker, receive a custom authentic uniform, play on Major League fields, and more!

Where and when is Fantasy Camp held?

Fantasy Camp begins Wednesday, January 11 and ends Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Held in Mesa, Arizona, campers use the A's professional facilities and fields at the Lew Wolff Training Complex at Fitch Park. These are the same fields that prepare A's players for Spring Training games and often used to train A's minor league players.

Who is eligible to participate?

Any player, of any gender, 21 years of age or older is eligible to participate.

What is the level of competition?

The camp is designed for players of all capabilities and competitive spirit. On the first day of camp, coaches will draft their teams for the week of games. Campers will have the opportunity to play every position they want and compete for the Fantasy Camp Championship, and sportsmanship and fun always come first!

How much playing time will I get?

Every camper will have the opportunity to play every position in the field and play anywhere between one (1) - two (2) games a day. All campers are in the lineup for every game. In addition to the daily games, you will find our coaches more than happy to share other tips that can improve your game.

Who are the former Major Leaguers in camp?

Our camp staff will consist of many former A's Players. The former major leaguers currently slated to coach at Fantasy Camp 2023 are listed above. Please note that coaches are subject to change.

How much time can I expect to spend with the coaches and are we allowed to ask for autographs and pictures?

Camp participants will have many opportunities to spend time with the coaches, both on and off the field. Campers are welcome to ask for photos and autographs during their free time and away from games. A professional photographer will also be available to capture the perfect photo of you in action, as well as with your coach and teammates.

What do I need to bring?

All you need to bring is your glove and proper footwear, either cleats (rubber spikes required, NO METAL SPIKES) or running shoes. You may also bring your own wood bat(s), but this is not required. We will provide you with a complete uniform, which includes jersey, pants, belt, socks and a fitted cap. We will equip each team with batting helmets, catcher's gear, baseballs, etc. A limited number of bats will be supplied for you to use if you did not bring your own. Additional equipment or apparel may be available for purchase at the clubhouse.

What type of bats are used at camp and are they provided?

Only wood bats will be permitted at the Oakland Athletics Fantasy Camp. The goal is to recreate that Major League experience for all of our campers and promote a safe environment. Bats will be available for purchase in a variety of lengths, styles and weights. You are welcome to bring a personal bat to use at camp, but the camp is not responsible for personal bats broken during the course of play. A limited number of bats will be supplied for you to use if you did not bring your own.

What kind of clubhouse and trainer support can I expect?

Our goal is to give each camper the real Major League experience, and that means keeping you on the field and ready for the next game. Our clubhouse crew will have your uniform laundered each day and hang it in your locker each morning. Our athletic trainers will also be available to assist you in working through any injuries, aches or pains that you might encounter during the week.

Do you have baseballs and/or bats on hand for autographs?

We will have a variety of bats and baseballs available for purchase that are perfect for you to get autographs. A team photo will be taken by our photographer and will be made available for every camper. There will also be an opportunity available to purchase and print photos.

Where do we stay while we are in Mesa?

Lodging and accommodations will be provided at the Deltas Hotel by Marriott in Mesa, AZ. Your registration fee includes your hotel stay with a double occupancy room. Campers have the opportunity to upgrade to a single occupancy room for an additional fee.

What meals are covered?

Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided daily at the training facility. Dinner will be provided at the Welcome Reception and Awards Banquet, which are included in campers registration. Campers will be responsible for other meals not listed.

Are flights included?

Campers are responsible for their airfare, as well as transportation to and from the airport.

Can I bring my spouse, family member or friend?

Campers are welcome to purchase a Fan Package to have a guest participate in all off field activities. Maximum of one Fan Package per camp registration. Fan Package participate must be 21 years of age or older.

What is the appropriate attire for camp?

Attire for the camp is casual, although most of your days will be spent at the fields in uniform. For the Awards Banquet, we do ask that everyone wear business casual attire as this will be a special evening of recognition and achievement. The evenings can be cool, and we do recommend that you bring a light jacket or sweater with you.

Do campers receive any special recognition?

Absolutely! At the end of the week, special awards will be presented by the coaches at the Awards Banquet.

How do I register and do you take credit cards?

Please register at the link above. Payment plans are available upon request at 5% convenience charge.

Is my registration tax deductible?

Yes! Proceeds from the Oakland Athletics Fantasy Camp benefits the Oakland A’s Community Fund. Participants will receive a tax letter following the event.

What is the Oakland A’s Community Fund?

The Oakland A’s Community Fund takes an innovative and dynamic approach to improve the quality of life in Oakland and the East Bay. Through educational programs, youth sports initiatives, and various volunteer efforts, the A's are committed to making the community more equitable and inclusive. As Oakland’s team, the A’s are committed to the health, vitality, and happiness of our community. We enrich Oakland and the East Bay through sports and civic service. For more information, please visit athletics.com/community.

Still have questions that we didn't answer?

If you still have a question that we haven't addressed here, please don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

Packages & Pricing

All-Star Package

Early Bird Registration - $5,295 per person

Early Bird Registration - NO HOTEL - $4,795 per person
If you prefer to arrange your own accommodations in Mesa, AZ, no hotel room will be reserved for you.

Save more than $600 by registering before June 1, 2022

General Registration - $5,850 per person

Hospitality Overview:

  • 6 days, 6 nights at the Deltas Hotel by Marriott in Mesa, AZ
  • Double occupancy hotel accommodations
  • Opening night welcome reception at TopGolf and Awards Banquet
  • Exclusive “Stories from the Show” event with special guest appearances from A’s alumni
  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided each day
  • Nightly hospitality room
  • Transportation to and from scheduled activities
  • Autographed team photo

Baseball Overview:

  • Five (5) days of baseball instruction from A’s legends on professionally maintained fields*
  • Access to Major League clubhouse
  • Major League treatment from staff and athletic trainers
  • Full authentic Athletics uniform, includes two (2) personalized jerseys
  • NEW - Opportunity to compete for a Fantasy Camp championship at Hohokam Stadium*

**Weather and field readiness permitting

Fan Package

$1,650 per person**

Have a friend or family member tag-along to watch you live out your Major League dreams

  • Double occupancy hotel accommodations with accompanying Fantasy Camper
  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided each day
  • Access to daily Fantasy Camp baseball activities at A's facility
  • Access to opening night welcome reception and Awards Banquet
  • Access to exclusive "Stories from the Show" event with special guest appearances from A's legends
  • Access to nightly hospitality room
  • Transportation to and from scheduled activities
  • Commemorative item

**This package cannot not be purchased on its own. Must be purchased with an All-Star package. Must be 21 years of age or older. Maximum one per All-Star package registration.

Add-on Opportunities

Enhance your Major League experience with these unique opportunities:

$1,650 VIP Golf Experience
Arrive a day early to partake in this exclusive opportunity with A's alumni.

  • 18- holes at TPC Scottsdale Championship course with A's alumni
  • Gourmet lunch
  • Unique prizes
  • Commemorative swag bag
  • Single occupancy hotel accommodations throughout Fantasy Camp
  • Transportation to and from the scheduled event

$700 Single Occupancy Room
Enjoy the luxury of a room to yourself throughout camp.

$400 Additional Jersey
Personalize an authentic A's jersey with your choice of available colors.

$175 Photo Package
Receive all of the photos of the camp, with the option to select five (5) photos to be printed and autographed by A's alumni.

*DISCLAIMER: There is no guarantee that the coaches listed here will participate in Fantasy Camp. The coaches scheduled to participate in Fantasy Camp are subject to change for any reason, or no reason, at the sole discretion of the A’s. Participants should not rely, in whole or in part, upon the participation of any one, or group of, coaches in making their decision to participate in Fantasy Camp.

ADDITIONAL DISCLAIMERS: All participants consent to being housed in a double occupancy room for the duration of Fantasy Camp, unless an individual occupancy upgrade is purchased. If participant has any requirements with respect to their co-occupant, such participant should notify the A’s as soon possible. Participant accepts and acknowledges that the A’s are not performing background or security checks on Fantasy Camp participants and each participate accepts the risk of dangers and injuries, including death inherent in living with an individual who is not known to them. Each participant does voluntarily elect to accept and solely assume all risk of injuries or loss of property incurred or suffered by participant as a participant.

The A’s shall not be obligated to hold Fantasy Camp or to perform any term or condition of any agreement associated with Fantasy Camp if Fantasy Camp is prevented by matters or conditions beyond the reasonable control of the A’s, including but not limited to war (including hostilities with or without a formal declaration of war), terrorism, public emergency or calamity, fire, earthquake, flood, act of God, strikes or other labor disputes involving the A’s, civil disturbances or riots, or any governmental restrictions. No refunds are permitted after 11:59 PM EST on September 1, 2022. After September 1, 2022, all sales are final.