WBSC Europe Congress 2023 - Official Payoff

The WBSC Europe Congress approves Statutes' amendments adding Baseball5 as a mandatory commission along with Baseball and Softball

The WBSC Europe Congress approves Statutes' amendments adding Baseball5 as a mandatory commission along with Baseball and Softball
14/02/2023
The WBSC Europe Congress approved the package of amendments to the WBSC Europe Statutes. Articles 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18 will be modified to add the discipline of Baseball5 to the sports of Baseball and Softball.

Based on the amendments, the new position of Baseball5 Vice President has been added to the WBSC Europe Executive Board. 

Following the General Congress, the WBSC Europe Executive Board approved the nomination of Mr. Youri Alkalay (BUL) as the interim Vice President of the new Commission. During the WBSC Europe Congress 2024, elections will be held for this position.

The position of WBSC Europe Member at Large for Softball left by the newly nominated Baseball5 Vice President Alkalay will be taken by Mr. Kostis Liarommatis (GRE), who has been serving on the Softball Commission.

The position of WBSC Europe Member at Large for Softball left by the newly nominated Baseball5 Vice President Alkalay will be taken by Mr. Kostis Liarommatis (GRE), the first of the candidates not elected at the WBSC Europe Congress 2022.

The Congress also approved the establishment of the WBSC Europe Hall of Fame.

Lastly, the Congress ratified the Executive Board decision on the suspension of Russia and Belarus Federations from WBSC Europe Competitions.

The Congress approved the WBSC Europe Congress 2022 minutes, now published on the WBSC Europe website.