Baseball Europe announces the 2022 calendar
19/01/2022 2 Minute Read

Baseball Europe announces the 2022 calendar

The 2022 calendar includes three qualifiers for the 2023 WBSC Baseball World Cups.

Baseball Europe has announced the dates and participants of the 2022 European Baseball Clubs & National Teams competitions.

Club Competitions

Champions Cup - Bonn, Germany, June 7 to 11

  • Group A: Parma (ITA), L&D Amsterdam (NED), Heidenheim Heidekopfe (GER), Draci Brno (CZE)
  • Group B: Bonn Capitals (GER), San Marino (ITA), Curaçao Neptunus (NED), Arrows Ostrava (CZE)

Confederation Cup (old CEB Cup) - Rouen/Montigny, France, June 8 to 12

  • Group A: Rouen Huskies (FRA), Minsk (BLR), Vienna Metrostars (AUT), Hoboken Pioneers (BEL)
  • Group B: Montpellier Barracudas (FRA), Tenerife Marlins Puerto Cruz (ESP), Therwil Flyers (SUI), Olimpija Karlovac (CRO)

Federations Cup - Brasschaat, Belgium, June 20 to 25

  • Group: Brasschaat Braves (BEL), BioTechCom (UKR), Diving Ducks (AUT), Astros Valencia (ESP), London Mets (GBR), Sofia Blues (BUL)

Federations Cup Qualifiers

  • Group Kutno, Poland, June 6 to 11: MKS Stal Bis Kutno (POL), Beisbolo Klubas Vilnius (LTH), Rattvik Base&Softball Klub (SWE), Uranium (UKR), Trondheim Baseball Kulb (NOR)
  • Group Belgrade, Serbia, June 20-21 to 25-26: Vojvodina (SBR), Kaunas County Baseball Club (LTH), Apollo Bratislava (SVK), Wroclaw Barons (POL), Budapest Red Wolves (HUN)
  • Group Sofia, Bulgaria, June 20-21 to 25-26: Baseball Softball Akademiks (BUL), Bracudas Zurich (SUI), Nada Split (CRO), Atletico Alexandria (ROM)
  • Group Moscow, Russia, June 13-14 to 18-19: Russtar (RUS), London Capitals (GBR), Mariners Baseball (IRE), Leksand Lumber-Jacks (SWE), Tampere Tigers (FIN)

National Team Competitions

U-12 European Championship - Vienna, Austria, July 5 to 10 - Qualifier for the WBSC Baseball World Cup

  • Group A: Italy, The Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium
  • Group B: Czech Republic, Germany, France, Austria

U-12 European Championship Qualifier - Vienna, Austria, July 5 to 10

  • Group A: Lithuania, Belarus, Croatia, Slovenia
  • Group B: Poland, Russia, Great Britain, Finland, Ukraine

U-15 European Championship Qualifier - July 18 to 24

  • Group Valencia, Spain: Russia, Belgium, Switzerland, Great Britain, Spain, Israel, Turkey
  • Group Budapest, Hungary: Austria, Poland, Hungary, Ukraine, Lithuania, Croatia, Belarus

U-18 European Championship Qualifier - July 4/5 to 9/10

  • Group Sundbyberg, Sweden: Russia, Sweden, Great Britain, Switzerland, Poland, Turkey
  • Group Trnava, Slovakia: Belgium, Ukraine, Slovakia, Croatia, Belarus, Romania

U-18 European Championship - Czech Republic, August 14-21 - Qualifier for the WBSC Baseball World Cup

  • Group A: The Netherlands, Spain, France, Austria, Lithuania, Winner of Sweden Qualifier
  • Group B: Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Israel, Ireland, Winner of Slovakia Qualifier

U-23 European Championship Qualifier - August 8/9 to 13/14

  • Group Ljubljana, Slovenia: Belgium, Croatia, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia
  • Group Utena, Lithuania: Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Switzerland, Belarus, Israel, Lithuania

Men's European Championship Qualifier - July 11/12 to 16/17 - Qualifier for Final 3 in June 2023

  • Group Utena, Lithuania: Belarus, Lithuania, Romania, Finland, Switzerland
  • Group Beograd, Serbia: Slovakia, Serbia, Hungary, Poland, Norway
  • Group Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria: France, Ireland, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Georgia

Women's European Championship - Montpellier, France, August 1/2 to 6/7 - Qualifier for the WBSC Baseball World Cup

  • Group: Poland, Czech Republic, The Netherlands, Great Britain and France