Baseball has become more popular in Hong Kong. In order to enable baseball players to gradually become younger and more elite, Hong Kong Baseball Association implement U12 Development Squad Training Scheme by self-funded. The purpose is to recruit and train Hong Kong young athletes to prepare for the Zhongshan Panda Cup and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area competitions or other international recognized tournaments.
U12 Development Training Squad will be coached by the Elite Coaching Team under the Hong Kong Baseball Association. 9-12 years old players for both genders are eligible to participate. The programme will be divided into two divisions. Players in Division A should attend all the training sessions including regular trainings and monthly internal games; Players in Division B only require attending monthly internal games.