WBSC Europe Development Commission Initiates Database Project for Coaches
30/05/2024 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe Development Commission Initiates Database Project for Coaches

The WBSC Europe Development Commission has launched a project to establish an extensive database of coach contact information from all national federations involved with WBSC Europe.
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Take Advantage of the Last Days for Early Bird Prices for the EBSCA Training Camp!
29/05/2024 1 Minute Read

Take Advantage of the Last Days for Early Bird Prices for the EBSCA Training Camp!

The EBSCA Training Camp is approaching, and these are the final days to take advantage of the Early Bird prices. This training camp, held from October 23 to 27, 2024, in Diessen, Netherlands, is an opportunity for youth softball players and coaches to enhance their skills under the guidance of experienced international instructors.
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Join the Conversation: WBSC Europe Leadership Club Launches Online Form to Engage with the Community
26/05/2024 1 Minute Read

Join the Conversation: WBSC Europe Leadership Club Launches Online Form to Engage with the Community

At the WBSC Europe Congress 2024 in Malaga, Spain, the WBSC Europe Leadership Club was unveiled as a new initiative. This group aims to provide a platform for fostering significant discussions and networking opportunities among its members, with a primary focus on developing diverse leadership for the future.
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Entries Announced for the 11th European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy 2024
22/05/2024 1 Minute Read

Entries Announced for the 11th European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy 2024

The entries for the 11th European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT) 2024 have been announced, showcasing an impressive lineup of teams from across Europe.
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WBSC Europe announces streaming partnership with Joymo
21/05/2024 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe announces streaming partnership with Joymo

Joymo has secured a long-term partnership with the World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe) as the exclusive provider of its owned and operated over-the-top (OTT) streaming services.
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Central Europe Women's Softball Euroleague 2024: Second Weekend of Games in Érd, Hungary
19/05/2024 1 Minute Read

Central Europe Women's Softball Euroleague 2024: Second Weekend of Games in Érd, Hungary

The second weekend of games for the Central Europe Women's Softball Euroleague 2024 took place in Érd, Hungary, on May 18-19. This event featured competitive matchups among four of the participating teams.
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Sant Boi and Viladecans to Host Softball European Masters Cups: WBSC Europe, RFEBS, and the Local Clubs Secure Hosting Agreement for three years
17/05/2024 1 Minute Read

Sant Boi and Viladecans to Host Softball European Masters Cups: WBSC Europe, RFEBS, and the Local Clubs Secure Hosting Agreement for three years

WBSC Europe accepted the bid of the Real Federación Española de Béisbol y Sófbol (RFEBS) and the Spanish clubs CBS Sant Boi and CB Viladecans to host the Softball European Masters Cups for the next three years.
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The EBSCA Training Camp Returns in October 2024: Sign Up Now!
09/05/2024 1 Minute Read

The EBSCA Training Camp Returns in October 2024: Sign Up Now!

The European Baseball and Softball Coaches Association (EBSCA) is pleased to announce the seventh edition of its Training Camp, scheduled to take place in Diessen, the Netherlands, from October 23rd to 27th, 2024.
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Fourth Edition of the Euro Baseball Winter League Announced
04/05/2024 1 Minute Read

Fourth Edition of the Euro Baseball Winter League Announced

Following the success of the third edition, WBSC Europe is pleased to announce the fourth edition of the Euro Baseball Winter League in collaboration with the Royal Spanish Baseball and Softball Federation and the Canary Islands Baseball and Softball Federation.
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Deadline Extended for the 11th European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT)
25/04/2024 1 Minute Read

Deadline Extended for the 11th European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT)

The deadline for entries to the 11th European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT) has been extended to May 10, 2024, following requests by local organizers and teams. This international youth event will be held from August 14 to 17, 2024, in Collecchio, Italy.
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PONY Palomino U-18 Baseball and Softball Tournaments Set to Kick Off in Stuttgart, Germany
24/04/2024 1 Minute Read

PONY Palomino U-18 Baseball and Softball Tournaments Set to Kick Off in Stuttgart, Germany

The stage is set for the PONY Palomino U-18 Baseball and Softball tournaments, scheduled to take place in Stuttgart, Germany, from May 1 to May 5, 2024. These events serve as the European zone qualifiers, with teams vying for a chance to advance to the World Series.
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The Swedish Softball National Squad Prepares for EuroSoftball at Spring Training Event Featuring Girls at Bat Program
22/04/2024 1 Minute Read

The Swedish Softball National Squad Prepares for EuroSoftball at Spring Training Event Featuring Girls at Bat Program

On April 20th, the Swedish Baseball Softball and Lacrosse Federation organized a spring training at Bosön, a sports complex located just outside Stockholm. Participants included the Swedish women's national softball team, the junior team, and also a masters 40+ team. 
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U-12 Baseball European Championship 2024 Schedule Unveiled
22/04/2024 1 Minute Read

U-12 Baseball European Championship 2024 Schedule Unveiled

The schedule for the U-12 Baseball European Championship has been officially confirmed, with the event set to take place in Paderborn, Germany, from July 2nd to July 6th, 2024.
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Entries Deadline Approaching for the European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy
09/04/2024 1 Minute Read

Entries Deadline Approaching for the European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy

The deadline for entries to the 11th European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT) is fast approaching. This international youth event will take place from August 14 to 17, 2024, in Collecchio, Italy.
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U-15 Women's Softball European Championship 2024: schedule and competition format revealed
03/04/2024 1 Minute Read

U-15 Women's Softball European Championship 2024: schedule and competition format revealed

WBSC Europe announced the schedule for the upcoming U-15 Women's Softball European Championship, set to take place in Prague, Czech Republic, from July 1st to July 6th, 2024.
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Princ Zagreb and Medvednica take early lead in Central Europe Women's Softball Euroleague
26/03/2024 1 Minute Read

Princ Zagreb and Medvednica take early lead in Central Europe Women's Softball Euroleague

The Central Europe Women's Softball Euroleague 2024 kicked off its season with a first weekend of games in Zagreb, Croatia. Despite rain affecting the schedule, four of the eight planned games were played.
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Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague 2024: Playball with the first weekend of games in Croatia
20/03/2024 1 Minute Read

Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague 2024: Playball with the first weekend of games in Croatia

The Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague 2024 gears up for its first weekend of games, scheduled to take place in Croatia on March 23rd and 24th. This development league is organized by WBSC Europe across Slovakia, Croatia, and Hungary.
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The Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague 2024 kicks off across Croatia, Hungary, and Slovakia
13/03/2024 1 Minute Read

The Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague 2024 kicks off across Croatia, Hungary, and Slovakia

The Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague 2024, a development league organized by WBSC Europe, is set to take place across Croatia, Hungary, and Slovakia.
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Turkish Baseball & Softball Federation organizes Baseball Coaching Clinic and Development Seminar
08/03/2024 1 Minute Read

Turkish Baseball & Softball Federation organizes Baseball Coaching Clinic and Development Seminar

The Turkish Rugby, Baseball & Softball Federation hosted the inaugural Level 3 Baseball Coaching Clinic and a Baseball Coaching Development Seminar. Both events have been partially funded in 2023 by WBSC Europe.
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24th WBSC Europe Softball Quarter Report Now Available Online
07/03/2024 1 Minute Read

24th WBSC Europe Softball Quarter Report Now Available Online

The latest WBSC Europe Softball Quarter Report is now online, offering important updates for WBSC Europe Federation Members.
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Malta Hosts the WBSC Europe Softball Technical Biennial Workshop 2024
02/03/2024 1 Minute Read

Malta Hosts the WBSC Europe Softball Technical Biennial Workshop 2024

Every two years, the Softball Europe TC Group, comprising all Technical Commissioners and Umpires-in-Chief, along with the Chairs of the Softball Scoring Commission, convene for a Workshop. This year, the event took place in Malta.
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The Development Impact of DBV Convention 2024 on the Baseball and Softball German Community
02/03/2024 1 Minute Read

The Development Impact of DBV Convention 2024 on the Baseball and Softball German Community

The DBV Convention 2024, a pivotal event in the baseball and softball community, convened at the Sports University in Cologne, Germany, from January 26 to 28, 2024. Organized by the German Baseball and Softball Federation, this convention was made possible in part by funding from the WBSC Europe Development Fund 2023.
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WBSC Europe announces Softball Umpiring Certification Clinics for fast and slow pitch
01/03/2024 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe announces Softball Umpiring Certification Clinics for fast and slow pitch

WBSC Europe announced two upcoming umpiring clinics for 2024. Both clinics will feature online meetings and a final on-field evaluation during a tournament. National umpires selected by their Federations are encouraged to participate to obtain the WBSC Europe Certification, necessary to umpire at the international level.
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Dates announced for 2024 Little League Europe-Africa Region Tournaments
28/02/2024 1 Minute Read

Dates announced for 2024 Little League Europe-Africa Region Tournaments

Little League® Baseball and Softball announced the dates and locations for the 2024 Little League Europe-Africa Region Tournaments, organised in partnership with WBSC Europe.
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Expanding "Girls at Bat" to Sweden: Developing Youth Women's Softball in Denmark and Sweden
27/02/2024 1 Minute Read

Expanding "Girls at Bat" to Sweden: Developing Youth Women's Softball in Denmark and Sweden

The Danish initiative "Girls at Bat" has been expanded into Sweden. This program, developed by the Danish Softball Federation, aims to promote softball among girls aged 10-13.
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Countdown to February 2025 for the Launch of the Indoor Women's Softball European Championship
27/02/2024 1 Minute Read

Countdown to February 2025 for the Launch of the Indoor Women's Softball European Championship

WBSC Europe proudly announces the inaugural Indoor Women's Softball European Championship. This historic championship will take place from February 14th to 16th, 2025, at the Finnish Olympic Training Center in Kuortane, Finland.
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PONY League Europe 2024: Dates Announced for Qualifiers to the World Series
25/02/2024 1 Minute Read

PONY League Europe 2024: Dates Announced for Qualifiers to the World Series

PONY Baseball and Softball, in partnership with WBSC Europe, is excited to announce the dates and locations for the European Zone Championships Tournaments in 2024.
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Entries open for the 11th European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT)
24/02/2024 1 Minute Read

Entries open for the 11th European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT)

WBSC Europe announced that entries are now open for the 11th edition of the European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy.
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WBSC Europe releases the 2023 Progress Report
22/02/2024 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe releases the 2023 Progress Report

WBSC Europe unveiled its Progress Report for the 2023 season, an overview of the Confederation's activities. The report, which was presented during the WBSC Europe Congress 2024 in Malaga, Spain, is now available online for the entire baseball and softball community to access.
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WBSC Europe opens call for National Federation development funding requests
21/02/2024 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe opens call for National Federation development funding requests

WBSC Europe announced the opportunity for National Federation Members to request financial support for various projects for 2024.
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WBSC Europe and Little League forge stronger bonds at the LL International Biannual Regional Meeting in Poland
28/01/2024 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe and Little League forge stronger bonds at the LL International Biannual Regional Meeting in Poland

This past weekend, Little League International organized its biannual Regional Meeting in Warsaw, Poland. In addition to the European Little League District Administrators, many of which are connected to the respective National Federations, WBSC Europe was represented at the meeting.
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WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Certification Clinic returns in 2024 to Ankara, Türkiye
23/01/2024 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Certification Clinic returns in 2024 to Ankara, Türkiye

WBSC Europe is organizing a Baseball Umpiring Certification Clinic in 2024.
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The U-10 Baseball Super Cup kicks off from May 31st to June 2nd
20/01/2024 1 Minute Read

The U-10 Baseball Super Cup kicks off from May 31st to June 2nd

The Baseball Super Cup 2024 is coming back with its 13th edition, scheduled to take place in the town of Hluboká nad Vltavou, Czech Republic, from May 31st to June 2nd, 2024.
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14 national teams will play for the european title at the U-15 Women's Softball Championship in Prague, Czechia
18/01/2024 1 Minute Read

14 national teams will play for the european title at the U-15 Women's Softball Championship in Prague, Czechia

The stage is set for the U-15 Women's Softball Championship, scheduled to take place in Prague, Czechia, from July 1 to 6.
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The Italian Baseball and Softball Federation (FIBS) revealed its annual convention CON-X 2024 program
15/01/2024 3 Minute Read

The Italian Baseball and Softball Federation (FIBS) revealed its annual convention CON-X 2024 program

There are 97 workshops that make up the CON-X 2024 program, which focuses on youth promotion and development at the Italian Baseball and Softball Convention. Legendary basketball coach, commentator and trainer Dan Peterson will serve as guest of honor at the Palacongressi in Rimini on Saturday, January 27, 2024.
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Join the BaseballSoftballUK Coach Summit 2024
13/01/2024 1 Minute Read

Join the BaseballSoftballUK Coach Summit 2024

In the pursuit of elevating the standards of coaching within the British and European baseball and softball communities, BaseballSoftballUK presented the Coach Summit 2024, scheduled for Saturday, January 27 and 28.
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Entries open for the Prague International Softball Cup U13
30/12/2023 1 Minute Read

Entries open for the Prague International Softball Cup U13

The Prague International Softball Cup U13 comes back in 2024 from August 22 to 25, 2024 as a celebration of youthful talent in female softball.
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WBSC Europe Little League Webinar: fostering collaboration for Youth Development of Baseball and Softball in Europe
21/12/2023 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe Little League Webinar: fostering collaboration for Youth Development of Baseball and Softball in Europe

On the 13th of December, the WBSC Europe Development Commission orchestrated a webinar centered on Little League, featuring the insights of Kristian Palvia, Little League Sweden District 1 District Administrator and WBSC Europe Board Member, alongside Petra Čizmić Pokrajac, WBSC Europe Chair of the Development Commission.
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Youth Baseball5 European Championship 2024 awarded to Clermont-Ferrand, France
16/12/2023 1 Minute Read

Youth Baseball5 European Championship 2024 awarded to Clermont-Ferrand, France

The WBSC Europe Board has accepted the bid submitted by the French Baseball and Softball Federation to host the Youth Baseball5 European Championship in 2024.
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Global softball synergy: insights from WBSC Europe at the 2023 NFCA Convention
15/12/2023 1 Minute Read

Global softball synergy: insights from WBSC Europe at the 2023 NFCA Convention

The NFCA Convention was held at the Galt House Hotel & Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, KY. The Chair of the WBSC Europe Development Commission Petra Čizmić Pokrajac participated in the 2023 NFCA Convention.
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Frontier League tryout comes to Rouen, France
14/12/2023 1 Minute Read

Frontier League tryout comes to Rouen, France

The Rouen Baseball 76 will host a unique opportunity for baseball talents. On March 30 and 31, 2024, the Aigles de Trois-Rivières and the Capitales de Québec, two teams from the Frontier League in Canada, will conduct a joint tryout in Rouen, France.
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Utrecht, Netherlands, to host the Women's Softball European Championship 2024
13/12/2023 1 Minute Read

Utrecht, Netherlands, to host the Women's Softball European Championship 2024

The Women's Softball European Championship, the pinnacle of softball excellence in the WBSC Europe calendar, is set to be played in Utrecht, Netherlands, in its 24th edition. The WBSC Europe Executive Board has officially accepted the bid from the Netherlands to host the Women's Softball European Championship 2024.
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WBSC Europe Softball Technical Biennial Workshop confirmed for 2024
08/12/2023 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe Softball Technical Biennial Workshop confirmed for 2024

The World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe has confirmed the staging of the Softball Technical Biennial Workshop in Mellieha, Malta, from February 23 to 25, 2024.
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Over thirty new WBSC Europe Baseball Certified Umpires emerge from successful Baseball Umpire Clinics in Toulouse, France
05/12/2023 1 Minute Read

Over thirty new WBSC Europe Baseball Certified Umpires emerge from successful Baseball Umpire Clinics in Toulouse, France

The WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Committee organized two Baseball Umpire Clinics from November 16th to 19th, 2023, in Toulouse, France.
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WBSC Europe's Baseball5 Game Officials clinic draws seventeen participants
03/12/2023 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe's Baseball5 Game Officials clinic draws seventeen participants

In preparation for the Baseball5 European Championship 2023 in November, WBSC Europe organized a Game Officials Clinic in Druskininkai, Lithuania.
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Save the date for the Little League webinar hosted by WBSC Europe
30/11/2023 1 Minute Read

Save the date for the Little League webinar hosted by WBSC Europe

A webinar on Little League hosted by the WBSC Europe Development Commission is scheduled for the 13th of December at 19:00 CET.
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Red Bulls secure back-to-back wins in Euro Baseball Winter League
27/11/2023 1 Minute Read

Red Bulls secure back-to-back wins in Euro Baseball Winter League

At the Euro Baseball Winter League 2023, sixtytwo player divided into three teams - the Blue Lions, the Golden Stars, and the defending champions, the Red Bulls - competed and showcasted their skills throughout the week-long event.
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WBSC Europe Softball Quarter Report now available online
20/11/2023 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe Softball Quarter Report now available online

The WBSC Europe Softball Quarter Report for the latest quarter is now accessible online. This report, prepared by WBSC Europe Vice President Softball, Gabriel Waage, serves as a significant source of information for the WBSC Europe Federation Members.
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Play Ball for the Euro Baseball Winter League 2023: rosters revealed
20/11/2023 2 Minute Read

Play Ball for the Euro Baseball Winter League 2023: rosters revealed

The Euro Baseball Winter League 2023 has unveiled its rosters, featuring talented European players, including local standouts, distributed among the three competing teams: Blue Lions, Golden Stars, and Red Bulls.
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51 European prospects set to play at the Euro Baseball Winter League in Tenerife, Spain
17/11/2023 2 Minute Read

51 European prospects set to play at the Euro Baseball Winter League in Tenerife, Spain

The Euro Baseball Winter League is set to take Tenerife, Spain, by storm from November 18th to 26th, 2023. This event, organized by WBSC Europe in collaboration with the Royal Spanish Baseball and Softball Federation and the Canary Islands Baseball and Softball Federation, promises to grow some of the best prospects from the European continent.
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European Baseball Winter League 2023: meet Coach Eduardo Domínguez
15/11/2023 1 Minute Read

European Baseball Winter League 2023: meet Coach Eduardo Domínguez

Among the distinguished coaches leading the third European Baseball Winter League (EBWL) is Eduardo Domínguez Méndez.
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European Baseball Winter League 2023: meet Coach Miguel Erroz
13/11/2023 1 Minute Read

European Baseball Winter League 2023: meet Coach Miguel Erroz

The third European Baseball Winter League (EBWL) is poised to unfold from November 18th to 26th, 2023, in the setting of Tenerife, Spain. Among the esteemed coaches set to contribute to the event's success is Coach Miguel Erroz.
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WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Clinics set to start in Toulouse, France
13/11/2023 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Clinics set to start in Toulouse, France

The WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Committee organised two Clinics in Toulouse from November 16th to 19th, 2023. This initiative comprises two simultaneous clinics, namely the WBSC Europe Certification Clinic and the Baseball Umpiring Fundamentals’ Clinic, tailored for WBSC Europe umpires.
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Lithuania clinches gold at the Baseball5 European Championship 2023
11/11/2023 1 Minute Read

Lithuania clinches gold at the Baseball5 European Championship 2023

Lithuania won the final of the Baseball5 European Championship 2023, securing the gold medal by defeating France in a closely contested battle.
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Lithuania secures a spot in 2024 WBSC World Cup alongside France
11/11/2023 1 Minute Read

Lithuania secures a spot in 2024 WBSC World Cup alongside France

Lithuania's national Baseball5 team secured a spot in the upcoming WBSC World Cup 2024, scheduled to be held at the Central Harbourfront Event Space in Hong Kong, by topping Spain, 2-0, on day five of the Baseball5 European Championship 2023.
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France secures Gold Medal Game spot and qualifies for WBSC World Cup on day four of the Baseball5 European Championship
10/11/2023 1 Minute Read

France secures Gold Medal Game spot and qualifies for WBSC World Cup on day four of the Baseball5 European Championship

The fourth day of the Baseball5 European Championship witnessed the commencement of the Super Round, featuring the top six teams of the tournament: Belgium, France, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, and Spain. The lower ranked teams started the Placement Round.
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European Baseball Winter League 2023: meet Coach Peter Caliendo
10/11/2023 1 Minute Read

European Baseball Winter League 2023: meet Coach Peter Caliendo

Peter Caliendo, a distinguished figure in global baseball, brings his renowned coaching prowess to the upcoming third European Baseball Winter League (EBWL) in Tenerife, Spain.
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France, Netherlands, Spain, Lithuania, Belgium, and Italy advance to Baseball5 Euros super round
09/11/2023 1 Minute Read

France, Netherlands, Spain, Lithuania, Belgium, and Italy advance to Baseball5 Euros super round

On November 9th, the Baseball5 European Championship continued at the Lithuanian Sports Complex in Druskininkai, Lithuania. The day witnessed intense competition as teams vied for a coveted spot in the Super Round and a chance to secure the title of European Champion, along with two spots at the WBSC World Cup.
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Front-runners emerged: day 2 recap of the Baseball5 European Championship led by France and Lithuania
08/11/2023 1 Minute Read

Front-runners emerged: day 2 recap of the Baseball5 European Championship led by France and Lithuania

On the second day of the Baseball5 European Championship, held on November 8th at the Lithuanian Sports Complex in Druskininkai, Lithuania, a total of 14 games unfolded across the two fields of the venue.
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Finland, and France Lead in Group A; Belgium, Italy, and Lithuania Vie for Supremacy in the Baseball5 European Championship
07/11/2023 1 Minute Read

Finland, and France Lead in Group A; Belgium, Italy, and Lithuania Vie for Supremacy in the Baseball5 European Championship

The inaugural day of the Baseball5 European Championship 2023, held on November 7th in Druskininkai, Lithuania, showcased ten games across two fields.
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The 18th EBCA Convention 2023 hits Mulhouse, France
03/11/2023 1 Minute Read

The 18th EBCA Convention 2023 hits Mulhouse, France

The 18th edition of the European Baseball Coaches Association (EBCA) Convention is set to bring together world-renowned speakers and baseball coaches from Europe.
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The countdown begins: the Baseball5 European Championship 2023 is set to thrill in Druskininkai, Lithuania
03/11/2023 1 Minute Read

The countdown begins: the Baseball5 European Championship 2023 is set to thrill in Druskininkai, Lithuania

13 teams vie for the title of European Champion at the Baseball5 European Championship 2023. Hosted in Lithuania, this competition is scheduled to unfold from November 7th to November 11th, promising five days of intense baseball5 action.
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Prague United Claims Victory in European Masters Cup
30/10/2023 1 Minute Read

Prague United Claims Victory in European Masters Cup

The fourth edition of the Men's Softball European Masters Cup concluded with a spectacular display of skill among the participating teams, all comprised of players over 40 years old. Prague United (CZE) won the Cup.
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Cechie Carrots clinch back-to-back titles in Women's Softball European Masters Cup
29/10/2023 1 Minute Read

Cechie Carrots clinch back-to-back titles in Women's Softball European Masters Cup

The fourth edition of the Women's Softball European Masters Cup unfolded in Catalonia, Spain, showcasing players over 40 years old. Established in 2019, the tournament has become a tradition for European teams in this age category.
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The fourth edition of the Softball European Masters Cups returns to Barcelona, Spain
23/10/2023 1 Minute Read

The fourth edition of the Softball European Masters Cups returns to Barcelona, Spain

The countdown begins for the fourth edition of the Softball European Masters Cups, set to unfold in Barcelona from October 25 to 28.
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"Getting Better Together" at the EBSCA Training Camp 2023
22/10/2023 2 Minute Read

"Getting Better Together" at the EBSCA Training Camp 2023

From October 18th to 22nd, the Dutch town of Diessen transformed into a hub of baseball and softball excellence as the EBSCA Training Camp unfolded.
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WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Committee launches monthly virtual meetings
21/10/2023 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Committee launches monthly virtual meetings

Following the conclusion of the European Baseball season, the WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Committee announced the initiation of monthly Virtual Meetings for all WBSC Europe baseball umpires.
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EBSCA Training Camp 2023: 103 Participants from 17 Countries led by 11 instructors
18/10/2023 1 Minute Read

EBSCA Training Camp 2023: 103 Participants from 17 Countries led by 11 instructors

The EBSCA Training Camp 2023 is set to unfold from October 18th to 22nd in the Dutch town of Diessen. This training camp promises to be a unique experience for the European softball and baseball community, bringing together 103 participants from 17 countries.
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Registration open for the WBSC Europe Baseball Advanced Umpiring Clinic held in February 2024
17/10/2023 1 Minute Read

Registration open for the WBSC Europe Baseball Advanced Umpiring Clinic held in February 2024

The WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Committee announces the Baseball Advanced Umpiring Clinic scheduled to take place from February 15th to 18th, 2024, in the city of Toulouse, France.
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France and Türkiye shine at the WBSC Youth Baseball5 World Cup 2023
16/10/2023 1 Minute Read

France and Türkiye shine at the WBSC Youth Baseball5 World Cup 2023

The WBSC Baseball5 World Cup 2023 witnessed a spectacular showdown, with particular attention on the remarkable performances of European teams, France and Türkiye.
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Baseball5 Game Officials gather in Lithuania for the 2023 WBSC Europe Certification Clinic
11/10/2023 1 Minute Read

Baseball5 Game Officials gather in Lithuania for the 2023 WBSC Europe Certification Clinic

In anticipation of the Baseball5 European Championship 2023, the Baseball5 Technical and Competition Committee has organized a clinic for game officials.
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EBSCA Training Camp 2023 instructors: meet Erin Lundquist
09/10/2023 1 Minute Read

EBSCA Training Camp 2023 instructors: meet Erin Lundquist

The EBSCA Training Camp 2023 is taking place from October 18 to 22 October 2023, in Diessen, Netherlands. Among the coaches leading the camp is Erin Lundquist, from Norway.
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The inaugural Blind Baseball European Championship kicks off in Bologna, Italy
07/10/2023 1 Minute Read

The inaugural Blind Baseball European Championship kicks off in Bologna, Italy

In the event marking a milestone in the discipline, the first-ever Blind Baseball European Championship commenced on October 7, 2023, in Bologna, Italy. The competition brought together five teams from across the European continent: France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, and Netherlands.
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The first WBSC Europe parasport discipline: what is Blind Baseball?
07/10/2023 1 Minute Read

The first WBSC Europe parasport discipline: what is Blind Baseball?

Blind baseball is a mixed-gender discipline, based on sound coming from the ball, introduced and developed in the 90s in Italy by Alfredo Meli, a former Italian Baseball League player and manager.
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EBSCA Training Camp 2023 instructors: meet Berend Mannessen
06/10/2023 1 Minute Read

EBSCA Training Camp 2023 instructors: meet Berend Mannessen

The EBSCA Training Camp 2023 is taking place from October 18 to 22 October 2023, in Diessen, Netherlands. Among the coaches leading the camp is Berend Mannessen, from the Netherlands.
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Jorge Balboa elected as Baseball Male Athlete Representative in WBSC Europe Executive Board
04/10/2023 1 Minute Read

Jorge Balboa elected as Baseball Male Athlete Representative in WBSC Europe Executive Board

Jorge Balboa has been elected as the Baseball Male Athlete Representative in the WBSC Europe Executive Board. Previously in 2022, Martina Lacker-Keil was appointed as Softball Female Athlete Representative.
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The inaugural Blind Baseball European Championship: a milestone along the Paralympic journey
04/10/2023 1 Minute Read

The inaugural Blind Baseball European Championship: a milestone along the Paralympic journey

Bologna, Italy, is set to host the Blind Baseball European Championship 2023 on October 7 and 8 at the Casteldebole baseball field.
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EBSCA Training Camp 2023 instructors: meet Gretchen Aucoin!
03/10/2023 1 Minute Read

EBSCA Training Camp 2023 instructors: meet Gretchen Aucoin!

The EBSCA Training Camp 2023 is taking place from October 18 to 22 October 2023, in Diessen, Netherlands. Among the coaches leading the camp is Gretchen Aucoin, from the United States.
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EBSCA Training Camp 2023 instructors: meet Davide Soldi!
30/09/2023 1 Minute Read

EBSCA Training Camp 2023 instructors: meet Davide Soldi!

The EBSCA Training Camp 2023 is taking place from October 18 to 22 October 2023, in Diessen, Netherlands. Among the coaches leading the camp is Davide Soldi, from Italy.
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EBSCA Training Camp 2023 instructors: meet Judith Van Den Berg!
27/09/2023 1 Minute Read

EBSCA Training Camp 2023 instructors: meet Judith Van Den Berg!

The EBSCA Training Camp 2023 is taking place from October 18 to 22 October 2023, in Diessen, Netherlands. Among the coaches leading the camp is Judith Van Den Berg, from the Netherlands.
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EBSCA Training Camp 2023 instructors: meet Craig Montvidas!
23/09/2023 2 Minute Read

EBSCA Training Camp 2023 instructors: meet Craig Montvidas!

The EBSCA Training Camp 2023 is taking place in from October 18 to 22 October 2023, in Diessen, Netherlands. Among the coaches leading the camp is EBSCA Training Camp Coordinator Craig Montvidas, from the Netherlands.
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Florian Lautenschläger appointed as WBSC Europe Director of Softball Umpires
19/09/2023 2 Minute Read

Florian Lautenschläger appointed as WBSC Europe Director of Softball Umpires

Florian Lautenschläger has been appointed as the new Director of Softball Umpires for the World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe. Former WBSC Europe Director of Softball Umpires Nacho Pardo will remain involved in the working group but stepped down as he assumed the role of WBSC Director of Softball Umpires.
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Entries open for the WBSC Europe Baseball Umpire Clinics in Toulouse, France
16/09/2023 1 Minute Read

Entries open for the WBSC Europe Baseball Umpire Clinics in Toulouse, France

WBSC Europe announced that registration is open for the two Baseball Umpire Clinics organised in Toulouse, France, from November 16th to 19th, 2023. Registration is open until October 15, 2023.
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Save the date: baseball umpiring clinics held on November 16-19 in Toulouse, France
08/09/2023 1 Minute Read

Save the date: baseball umpiring clinics held on November 16-19 in Toulouse, France

The WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Committee has organised two clinics: from November 16th to 19th, 2023, in the city of Toulouse, France, two Baseball Umpire Clinics are set to take place. These clinics aim to elevate the standard of baseball officiating across Europe.
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Entries open for the Blind Baseball European Championship 2023
07/09/2023 1 Minute Read

Entries open for the Blind Baseball European Championship 2023

The entries are open for the inaugural Blind Baseball European Championship, scheduled to take place in the city of Bologna, Italy, on October 7 and 8, 2023.
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Over 250 youth players from five European countries played the Prague International Softball Cup U13
06/09/2023 1 Minute Read

Over 250 youth players from five European countries played the Prague International Softball Cup U13

The first weekend of September was full of youth softball at the SK Joudrs Prague and SaBaT Prague venues. 17 teams representing 5 countries met at the Prague International Softball Cup U13: Czech Republic, Croatia, Italy, Germany, and Austria.
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7 softball umpires earn WBSC Certification in Saronno, Italy, during the Women's Softball European Premier Cup
25/08/2023 1 Minute Read

7 softball umpires earn WBSC Certification in Saronno, Italy, during the Women's Softball European Premier Cup

The WBSC Umpire Certification Seminar was held from August 17th to 24th during the Women's Softball European Premier Cup. The Seminar saw the successful certification of seven new umpires, now eligible for World Championship nominations.
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Italy dominates EMRYT 2023 Sport Division, Secures Gold with convincing victory over Israel
19/08/2023 1 Minute Read

Italy dominates EMRYT 2023 Sport Division, Secures Gold with convincing victory over Israel

Italy emerged victorious by claiming the gold medal in a resounding fashion against Israel at the European Softball Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT) - Sport Division 2023.
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SK Sever Brno Clinches Victory in European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT) 2023 Future Division
19/08/2023 1 Minute Read

SK Sever Brno Clinches Victory in European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT) 2023 Future Division

In an all-Czech gold medal game, SK Sever Brno emerged victorious, securing the top spot in the European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT) Future Division held in Collecchio, Italy in 2023. The event organised by WBSC Europe in collaboration with the Collecchio Baseball and Softball Club and FIBS celebrated its tenth edition this year and is a key component of the European softball development program.
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Defined the top four teams of the European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy Future Division
17/08/2023 1 Minute Read

Defined the top four teams of the European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy Future Division

The European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy Future Division is currently underway in the town of Collecchio, Italy. The event, commenced on August 15, has already witnessed two days of softball action.
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The tenth edition of the European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy is set to start in Collecchio, Italy
15/08/2023 1 Minute Read

The tenth edition of the European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy is set to start in Collecchio, Italy

The tenth European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy unfolds in the town of Collecchio, Italy, from August 16th to August 19th, 2023. This annual event celebrates the development of softball in Europe. In 2023, EMRYT brings together 13 youth teams.
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Six European teams qualified for Little League World Series tournaments
17/07/2023 2 Minute Read

Six European teams qualified for Little League World Series tournaments

With only the qualifier for the Little League World Series left on the European calendar of qualifiers, six teams from three countries have already punched their tickets for a trip to the United States and their respective World Series tournaments.
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Bologna, Italy, set to welcome the inaugural Blind Baseball European Championship in October
11/07/2023 1 Minute Read

Bologna, Italy, set to welcome the inaugural Blind Baseball European Championship in October

WBSC Europe is proud to present the inaugural Blind Baseball European Championship, to be held in Bologna, Italy, on October 7 and 8.
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The WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup returns to Europe: eighteen top teams in Ireland, Spain, and Italy
10/07/2023 1 Minute Read

The WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup returns to Europe: eighteen top teams in Ireland, Spain, and Italy

After nine years, the WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup will be back in Europe. The last time was in 2014 when the premier softball event took place in Haarlem, Netherlands.
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Germany repeats as U-12 Baseball European Champion
09/07/2023 2 Minute Read

Germany repeats as U-12 Baseball European Champion

Germany defeated the Netherlands on Sunday in the Gold Medal Game at the U-12 Baseball European Championship in Valenciennes, France by a score of 3-2 to claim their third title in that age category after 2016 and 2022. Together with Czechia Germany will also represent European baseball at the WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup later this month in Tainan City.
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Ukraine wins U-12 Baseball European Championship Qualifier in Sofia
08/07/2023 1 Minute Read

Ukraine wins U-12 Baseball European Championship Qualifier in Sofia

Ukraine went undefeated in the qualifying tournament for the U-12 Baseball European Championship, which was held in Sofia, Bulgaria this past week. After a 5-0 preliminary round Ukraine beat Belgium 13-2 in the final on Saturday. With the win Ukraine gets a spot in next year’s U-12 Baseball European Championship, which will also serve as Qualifier for the WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup in 2025.
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Favorites open U-12 Baseball European Championship in Valenciennes with Wins
05/07/2023 2 Minute Read

Favorites open U-12 Baseball European Championship in Valenciennes with Wins

The top four nations of last year’s U-12 Baseball European Championship opened the 2023 edition also with victories, as defending champion Germany, Netherlands, Czechia and Italy prevailed in their preliminary round matchups on Wednesday in Valenciennes, France.
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Apollo Bratislava and Trnava Panthers shine in Central Europe Women's Softball Euroleague 2023's third weekend
04/07/2023 1 Minute Read

Apollo Bratislava and Trnava Panthers shine in Central Europe Women's Softball Euroleague 2023's third weekend

The third weekend of the Central Europe Women's Softball Euroleague 2023 took place at the beginning of July in Trnava, Slovakia.
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U-12 Baseball European Championship 2023 commences on Wednesday in Valenciennes, France
30/06/2023 1 Minute Read

U-12 Baseball European Championship 2023 commences on Wednesday in Valenciennes, France

Eight teams start into the U-12 Baseball European Championship 2023, which will be played from July 5 to 9 in the French city of Valenciennes. As the only Baseball European Championship on the calendar the tournament is being played every year. In 2023 it doesn’t serve as world championship qualifying event, as the U-12 Baseball World Cup is being played this year.
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U-12 Baseball European Championship Qualifier 2023 starts in Sofia, Bulgaria on Monday
30/06/2023 1 Minute Read

U-12 Baseball European Championship Qualifier 2023 starts in Sofia, Bulgaria on Monday

Six teams compete in the Bulgarian capital from July 3 to 8, 2023 to earn a spot in next year’s U-12 Baseball European Championship.
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Baseball European Winter League 2023 last spots available
29/06/2023 1 Minute Read

Baseball European Winter League 2023 last spots available

The Baseball European Winter League (EBWL) is set to make its return for the third edition from November 18th to 26th, 2023. With the deadline for applications over, the Local Organizing Committee has decided to open a few more spots for elite 17- to 23-year-old players, following a "first come, first served" policy.
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Eleven new WBSC Europe softball umpires certified in Havlíčkův Brod, Czechia
28/06/2023 1 Minute Read

Eleven new WBSC Europe softball umpires certified in Havlíčkův Brod, Czechia

From June 22-25, 2023, a Softball Umpire Certification Clinic was held in the town of Havlíčkův Brod, Czechia. This event took place at the Hippos Aréna Softball Field, home of the WBSC Men's Softball World Cup in 2019.
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Little League® European tournament season underway
26/06/2023 1 Minute Read

Little League® European tournament season underway

The 2023 Little League® European tournament season is starting this week with the 50/70 Intermediate tournament for boys, being played in Jablonec and Nisou, Czech Republic.
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Little League® and WBSC Europe sign five-year agreement
24/06/2023 1 Minute Read

Little League® and WBSC Europe sign five-year agreement

Little League® and the World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe) have signed a five-year agreement to continue to their efforts around growing the game of baseball and softball throughout Europe. The agreement was signed by Patrick W. Wilson, Little League Chief Operating Officer, and Kruno Karin, WBSC Europe President, on Saturday, June 24, in London as part of the 2023 London Series festivities.
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The French Baseball and Softball Federation organizes the inaugural edition of the Internationaux de France Baseball5
18/06/2023 1 Minute Read

The French Baseball and Softball Federation organizes the inaugural edition of the Internationaux de France Baseball5

The French Baseball and Softball Federation - Fédération Française de Baseball et Softball (FFBS) - is set to launch an international Baseball5 tournament called Internationaux de France Baseball5.
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Entries open for players and coaches looking to participate in the ESCA Training Camp 2023
15/06/2023 1 Minute Read

Entries open for players and coaches looking to participate in the ESCA Training Camp 2023

The ESCA Training Camp 2023, organized by WBSC Europe in collaboration with the European Softball Coaches Association (ESCA), is set to bring together international coaches and players from across Europe for a week of intensive training and development.
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WBSC Europe informal meeting in Amsterdam discusses the future of Baseball European Competitions
10/06/2023 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe informal meeting in Amsterdam discusses the future of Baseball European Competitions

European Baseball leaders collaborate to shape the European baseball competitions and establish in the near future a Baseball European Champions League.
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G-Honkbal takes center stage at Baseball European Champions Cup
08/06/2023 1 Minute Read

G-Honkbal takes center stage at Baseball European Champions Cup

The Baseball European Champions Cup saw an exhibition game of G-Honkbal, an adapted form of baseball and softball specifically designed for individuals with mental disabilities.
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Thirteen teams to play in the Softball European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy 2023
06/06/2023 1 Minute Read

Thirteen teams to play in the Softball European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy 2023

WBSC Europe unveiled the list of teams participating in the upcoming edition of the European Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy. The tournament is scheduled to take place from August 16 to 19 in Collecchio, Italy.
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Petra Čizmić Pokrajac named WBSC Europe Chair of the Development Commission
04/06/2023 1 Minute Read

Petra Čizmić Pokrajac named WBSC Europe Chair of the Development Commission

Petra Čizmić Pokrajac has been appointed as the Chair of the Development Commission for WBSC Europe. Čizmić Pokrajac has a vast experience and dedication to the sport.
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Women's Baseball European Championship postponed to 2025 following WBSC Calendar
29/05/2023 1 Minute Read

Women's Baseball European Championship postponed to 2025 following WBSC Calendar

WBSC Europe has announced the postponement of the Women's Baseball European Championship from 2024 to 2025 in accordance with the WBSC calendar.
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Logos unveiled for the U-12 Baseball European Championship 2023
23/05/2023 1 Minute Read

Logos unveiled for the U-12 Baseball European Championship 2023

WBSC Europe, in collaboration with the French Baseball Softball Federation and the Local Organising Committee, revealed the logos for the upcoming U-12 Baseball European Championship 2023.
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European team seeks players for the Baseball Roy Hobbs World Series in the "legends" category
22/05/2023 1 Minute Read

European team seeks players for the Baseball Roy Hobbs World Series in the "legends" category

A European team is calling all baseball enthusiasts born in or before 1970 to participate in the Roy Hobbs World Series (RHWS) in the "Legends" category. RHWS, the largest veterans baseball event in the world, is celebrating over 30 years of history.
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Last few days for U-11 and U-13 teams to enter EMRYT, the European Massimo Romeo Youth Softball Trophy
11/05/2023 1 Minute Read

Last few days for U-11 and U-13 teams to enter EMRYT, the European Massimo Romeo Youth Softball Trophy

The entries for the EMRYT, the European Massimo Romeo Youth Softball Trophy 2023 are open until May 15th, 2023.
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Entries now open for the Softball European Masters Cups
08/05/2023 1 Minute Read

Entries now open for the Softball European Masters Cups

The entries for the Women's Softball European Masters Cup and the Men's Softball European Masters Cup are now open. The ESMC is open to teams with players over 40 years old.
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Applications are now open for the third European Baseball Winter League
04/05/2023 1 Minute Read

Applications are now open for the third European Baseball Winter League

The third European Baseball Winter League (EBWL) is set to take place from November 18th to 26th, 2023, in Tenerife, Spain. The event is organised by WBSC Europe, in cooperation with the Royal Spanish Baseball and Softball Federation and the Canary Islands Baseball and Softball Federation.
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Israel wins the Palomino PONY U-18 Baseball European Zone tournament in Stuttgart, Germany
02/05/2023 1 Minute Read

Israel wins the Palomino PONY U-18 Baseball European Zone tournament in Stuttgart, Germany

The Palomino PONY U-18 Baseball European Zone tournament was held in Stuttgart, Germany, from April 26 to May 1. This event saw eight teams from five different countries - Austria, Germany, Israel, Lithuania, and the Netherlands - compete against each other.
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The Baseball Umpiring Committee appoints 19 Umpire Supervisors
29/04/2023 2 Minute Read

The Baseball Umpiring Committee appoints 19 Umpire Supervisors

Nineteen Umpire Supervisor appointments signal a new era in European baseball umpiring.
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Princ Zagreb is at the top of the Softball Euroleague's leaderboard after the second weekend of games
24/04/2023 1 Minute Read

Princ Zagreb is at the top of the Softball Euroleague's leaderboard after the second weekend of games

The second weekend of the Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague 2023 took place in Érd, Hungary on April 22 and 23. Five of the seven teams competed in this round of games. Trnava Panthers and Jánossomorja Rascals made their first appearance in the Euroleague this weekend.
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German Academy and Eagles Praha won the Pony League European Zone Championship Tournaments and qualified for the Pony World Series
23/04/2023 2 Minute Read

German Academy and Eagles Praha won the Pony League European Zone Championship Tournaments and qualified for the Pony World Series

The PONY U-14, COLT U-16 Baseball, and COLT U-16 Softball European Zone Championship Tournaments took place in Prague, Czech Republic, on April 22 and 23, as qualifiers for the Pony World Series.
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Published the infopack for the European Softball Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy 2023
21/04/2023 1 Minute Read

Published the infopack for the European Softball Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy 2023

The local organising committee of the European Softball Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy 2023, in collaboration with WBSC Europe, made the event's infopack available for the teams and fans.
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Two teams will make their debut in the Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague 2023 in the upcoming weekend
19/04/2023 1 Minute Read

Two teams will make their debut in the Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague 2023 in the upcoming weekend

The second weekend of the Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague 2023 will be played in Hungary on April 22 and 23. Trnava Panthers (SVK) and Jánossomorja Rascals (HUN) will make their first appearance in the competition.
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Baseball For Good and ISG Baseball organise a baseball camp for Ukrainian youth in Kutno, Poland
16/04/2023 1 Minute Read

Baseball For Good and ISG Baseball organise a baseball camp for Ukrainian youth in Kutno, Poland

Forty-five young athletes from Ukraine and their coaches will go to Kutno, Poland, in May for a week-long experience. The activity is being sponsored and coordinated by Baseball for Good as part of a sports diplomacy effort with a focus on youth development.
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Pony League Baseball and Softball European Zone Championships to take place in April
14/04/2023 2 Minute Read

Pony League Baseball and Softball European Zone Championships to take place in April

In 2023, PONY Baseball and Softball organises the European Zone Championships Tournaments in Prague (Czechia), Stuttgart (Germany), Bordeaux (France), and Gijón (Spain). Pony League Baseball and Softball partnered with WBSC Europe for the European Zone Championships Tournaments, qualifiers for the Pony World Series.
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Princ Zagreb and Érd Baseball és Softball Club leading the Central Europe Women's Softball Euroleague 2023
28/03/2023 1 Minute Read

Princ Zagreb and Érd Baseball és Softball Club leading the Central Europe Women's Softball Euroleague 2023

The Central Europe Women's Softball Euroleague 2023 has kicked off on March 25th and 26th, featuring five of the seven teams in the league. The tournament was held in Zagreb, Croatia.
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FFBS is launching the French Super League Softball
24/03/2023 1 Minute Read

FFBS is launching the French Super League Softball

The French Baseball Softball Federation is launching the French Super League Softball, a new event that aims to promote the sport while providing a competitive platform for current and potential national team athletes.
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The first Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague tournament to take place over the weekend
24/03/2023 1 Minute Read

The first Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague tournament to take place over the weekend

The starting weekend of the Central Europe Women's Softball Euroleague 2023 is set to take place from March 25th to March 26th. The first weekend will feature five of the seven teams of the league.
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Florian Lautenschläger appointed as WBSC Europe Softball Umpiring Committee's member
22/03/2023 1 Minute Read

Florian Lautenschläger appointed as WBSC Europe Softball Umpiring Committee's member

German Umpire in Chief Florian Lautenschläger has recently been appointed as a member of the WBSC Europe Softball Umpiring Committee. The Committee, led by Nacho Pardo, is responsible for promoting and developing umpiring standards across Europe.
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Playball for the 8th Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague set for March 25th, 2023
21/03/2023 1 Minute Read

Playball for the 8th Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague set for March 25th, 2023

The 8th Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague is featuring clubs from Croatia, Hungary, and Slovakia. The league will take place over four weekends.
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Elliot Fleys and Erik Eilering appointed as WBSC Europe Baseball5 Commission's members
19/03/2023 1 Minute Read

Elliot Fleys and Erik Eilering appointed as WBSC Europe Baseball5 Commission's members

The WBSC Europe Baseball5 Commission has recently welcomed two new members, Elliot Fleys (FRA) and Erik Eilering (NED). The commission, led by WBSC Europe Baseball5 Vice President Youri Alkalay, now counts five members including Vladislav Belţic (MOL) and Arnoldas Ramanauskas (LTU).
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Entries open for the European Softball Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy
15/03/2023 1 Minute Read

Entries open for the European Softball Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy

Entries for the European Softball Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy (EMRYT) 2023 are now open, and teams have until May 15 to enter. EMRYT will take place in Collecchio, Italy, from August 16 to 19, 2023.
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Entries open for Baseball5 European Championship 2023
14/03/2023 1 Minute Read

Entries open for Baseball5 European Championship 2023

Lithuania hosts the Championship as a Qualifier for the WBSC Baseball5 World Cup.
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WBSC Europe Softball Blue Convention: Enhancing Umpiring Excellence in Europe
13/03/2023 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe Softball Blue Convention: Enhancing Umpiring Excellence in Europe

From March 10 to 12, 2023, the Frontair Congress Barcelona Hotel in Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, played host to the WBSC Europe Softball Blue Convention.
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The premier European baseball and softball transmitted worldwide by Airy TV
05/03/2023 1 Minute Read

The premier European baseball and softball transmitted worldwide by Airy TV

Thanks to the extensive TV distribution agreement for the WBSC Europe events signed with Maybacks Global Entertainment (USA), the premier European baseball and softball are now transmitted worldwide.
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The U-18 Women’s European Championship 2025 will be played in the Spanish region of Navarra
03/03/2023 1 Minute Read

The U-18 Women’s European Championship 2025 will be played in the Spanish region of Navarra

Navarra Region will host the U-18 Women’s European Championship 2025. The event will be played in Cizur and Burlad, in two Pamplona's region softball fields currently under construction.
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Marko Kärkkäinen and Boris Sekulskii appointed to the WBSC Europe Marketing Department
27/02/2023 1 Minute Read

Marko Kärkkäinen and Boris Sekulskii appointed to the WBSC Europe Marketing Department

Marko Kärkkäinen (FIN) and Boris Sekulskii (BUL) are the newly appointed members of the WBSC Europe Marketing Department. The Department, established in 2022, is led by Jukka Ropponen (FIN).
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Czech Softball organises the "Prague International Softball Cup U13" in September
23/02/2023 1 Minute Read

Czech Softball organises the "Prague International Softball Cup U13" in September

The Czech Softball Association is organising a youth softball cup for girls born in 2010 or after. The event will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, from September 1 to 3, 2023.
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The U-12 Baseball European Championship Qualifier will be played in Bulgaria
09/02/2023 1 Minute Read

The U-12 Baseball European Championship Qualifier will be played in Bulgaria

Sofia, Bulgaria, will host the six teams participating in the U-12 Baseball European Championship Qualifier 2023.
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Softball Umpire Regional Clinics will be available throughout 2023 for all National Federations Members
02/02/2023 1 Minute Read

Softball Umpire Regional Clinics will be available throughout 2023 for all National Federations Members

The WBSC Europe Softball Umpiring Committee offers regional clinics for umpires throughout the continent.
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Marco Screti appointed to lead the WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Committee
31/01/2023 1 Minute Read

Marco Screti appointed to lead the WBSC Europe Baseball Umpiring Committee

Marco Screti (ITA) was appointed as Director of Baseball Umpires, leading the Baseball Umpiring Committee supported by Zdenek Židek (CZE) and Serge Makouchetchev (FRA). The group will work closely with František Bunta (SVK), WBSC Europe Baseball Technical and Competitions Director.
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Announced the teams taking part in the U-12 and U-18 Baseball European Championship Qualifiers 2023
28/01/2023 1 Minute Read

Announced the teams taking part in the U-12 and U-18 Baseball European Championship Qualifiers 2023

In 2023, nine teams will take part in the U-18 Baseball European Championship Qualifiers, and six teams will play in the U-12 Baseball European Championship Qualifiers.
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Defined the U-12 Baseball European Championship participants
26/01/2023 1 Minute Read

Defined the U-12 Baseball European Championship participants

Eight national teams will play the U-12 Baseball European Championship in Valenciennes, France, at the beginning of July 2023.
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The Baseball and Softball Mastenbroek Tournament will feature fourteen teams
26/01/2023 1 Minute Read

The Baseball and Softball Mastenbroek Tournament will feature fourteen teams

Scheduled from March 31 to April 2, 2023, the Baseball and Softball Mastenbroek Toernooi will have fourteen participants: eight for softball and six for baseball.
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Bids open for the youth Softball European Championship until 2025
24/01/2023 1 Minute Read

Bids open for the youth Softball European Championship until 2025

It will be possible for National Federations and clubs to bid for softball youth competitions up until 4 years in advance.
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The British Baseball Federation is organising its first Summer Cup in July
22/01/2023 1 Minute Read

The British Baseball Federation is organising its first Summer Cup in July

In the 2023 summer season, Farnham Park will host the inaugural British Baseball Summer Cup, a tournament organised by the British Baseball Federation. Teams from all around Great Britain will converge on one venue for two days of tournament play.
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Softball Blue Convention 2023: José Chaparro confirms his participation as a speaker
20/01/2023 1 Minute Read

Softball Blue Convention 2023: José Chaparro confirms his participation as a speaker

The Puertorican world-class umpire José Chaparro has been confirmed as the first speaker for the Softball Blue Convention 2023. The event will take place in the Frontair Congress Barcelona Hotel of Sant Boi de Llobregat in Barcelona, Spain, from March 10 to 12, 2023.
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Eight teams to take part in the U-15 Baseball European Championship
20/01/2023 1 Minute Read

Eight teams to take part in the U-15 Baseball European Championship

Eight national teams will participate in the U-15 Baseball European Championship 2023 in Trnava and Bratislava, Slovakia.
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Ten teams to take part in the U-16 and U-18 Men's Softball European Championships 2023
17/01/2023 1 Minute Read

Ten teams to take part in the U-16 and U-18 Men's Softball European Championships 2023

In 2023, five teams enrolled for the U-16 Men's Softball European Championship and five for the U-18 Men's Softball European Championship. The ten national squads will play in Sezimovo Ústi, Czechia, where the events will be held.
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U-18 Women's Softball European Championship 2023: broken the record of participating teams
14/01/2023 1 Minute Read

U-18 Women's Softball European Championship 2023: broken the record of participating teams

An impressive number of twenty-one teams entered the U-18 Women's Softball European Championship 2023. The event's host is still to be defined: bids are open until the WBSC Europe Congress 2023.
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The U-12 Baseball European Championship will be played in Valenciennes, France
13/01/2023 1 Minute Read

The U-12 Baseball European Championship will be played in Valenciennes, France

The U-12 Baseball European Championship will be played in Valenciennes, France.
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The Italian baseball, and softball convention CON-X returns at the end of January 2023
11/01/2023 1 Minute Read

The Italian baseball, and softball convention CON-X returns at the end of January 2023

The Italian Baseball and Softball Convention will be hosted at Rimini's Palacongressi from January 27-29, 2023. Over 1,000 attendees are expected to participate as in years past.
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Northern European National Federations meet to establish a steady collaboration and uncover opportunities
10/01/2023 1 Minute Read

Northern European National Federations meet to establish a steady collaboration and uncover opportunities

Representatives from the Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish baseball and softball National Federations met in Stockholm, Sweden, at the beginning of January. The goal of the meeting was to find more ways to collaborate even closer and grow our sports in Nordic countries.
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The Finnish softball athletes gather for a softball training camp
07/01/2023 1 Minute Read

The Finnish softball athletes gather for a softball training camp

From January 3 to 5, thirty-five Finnish athletes gathered for a softball training camp curated by Finnish coaches Juha Antikainen and Jukka Marttala and WBSC Europe Female Athletes Representative Martina Lackner-Keil.
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The Softball Euroleague invites all European fastpitch teams to join
20/12/2022 1 Minute Read

The Softball Euroleague invites all European fastpitch teams to join

All Central European Softball Euroleague (CESEL) 2022 and any other Central European National Federations and European Clubs are invited to enter the Softball Euroleague in 2023. The goal of the project is to play more international games.
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The European Softball Coaches Association attended the NFCA Convention in Sant Antonio, Texas
14/12/2022 2 Minute Read

The European Softball Coaches Association attended the NFCA Convention in Sant Antonio, Texas

The European Softball Coaches Association (ESCA) took part in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Convention in Sant Antonio, Texas. Petra Čizmić Pokrajac and Craig Montvidas represented Europe among the other 1500 softball coaches in attendance.
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Nineteen thousand euros received by a Croatian softball club through the European Solidarity Corps
13/12/2022 2 Minute Read

Nineteen thousand euros received by a Croatian softball club through the European Solidarity Corps

Princ Softball Club, a Croatian softball club based in Zagreb, received over €19.000 from the European Solidarity Corps for "Volunteering for Sport Vol.2" a project involving young people in sports and promoting solidarity through sports.
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The third Softball Blue Convention will take place in March 2023
06/12/2022 1 Minute Read

The third Softball Blue Convention will take place in March 2023

The third European Softball Blue Convention will occur from March 10 to 12, 2023. The Convention will take place in Barcelona, Spain.
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The Red Bulls won the second European Baseball Winter League
30/11/2022 1 Minute Read

The Red Bulls won the second European Baseball Winter League

The European Baseball Winter League saw the Red Bulls succeed. The Golden Stars won the silver medal and the Blue Lions took the bronze home. The League included fifty-four prospects from ten countries.
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The second European Baseball Winter League is underway in Spain
21/11/2022 1 Minute Read

The second European Baseball Winter League is underway in Spain

The second edition of the European Baseball Winter League is taking place in Tenerife Island, Spain. The event is organised by WBSC Europe, together with the Royal Spanish Baseball and Softball Federation and the Canary Islands Baseball and Softball Federation.
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France won the inaugural U-17 Baseball5 European Championship
19/11/2022 1 Minute Read

France won the inaugural U-17 Baseball5 European Championship

France defeated Türkiye in the gold medal game at the U-17 Baseball5 European Championship. Being the top two finishers, France and Türkiye qualified for the 2023 WBSC Youth Baseball5 World Cup. Lithuania won the Bronze medal.
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France and Türkiye qualified for the WBSC U-18 Baseball5 World Cup
18/11/2022 1 Minute Read

France and Türkiye qualified for the WBSC U-18 Baseball5 World Cup

The winners of the semifinals - France and Türkiye - will play the gold medal game at the U-17 Baseball5 European Championship. Being the top two finishers, France and Türkiye qualified for the first WBSC Youth Baseball5 World Cup, scheduled for 2023. Czech Republic and Lithuania will play for the Bronze medal.
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Defined the top 8 squads of the first-ever U-17 Baseball5 European Championship
17/11/2022 1 Minute Read

Defined the top 8 squads of the first-ever U-17 Baseball5 European Championship

The top 8 teams still on the run for the title of European champion at the U-17 Baseball5 European Championship are known after the completion of the round robin.
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The first-ever U-17 Baseball5 European Championship kicks off
16/11/2022 1 Minute Read

The first-ever U-17 Baseball5 European Championship kicks off

A total of twenty-two games were played on the first day of the U-17 Baseball5 European Championship. France is leading pool A, and Lithuania is on top of pool B.
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All is set in Sofia, Bulgaria, for the first-ever U-17 Baseball5 European Championship
13/11/2022 1 Minute Read

All is set in Sofia, Bulgaria, for the first-ever U-17 Baseball5 European Championship

The first-ever U-17 Baseball5 European Championship will kick off on November 16 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Fourteen teams will participate in the competitions aiming to win the title of European Champion and qualify for the WBSC Youth Baseball5 World Cup next year.
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Baseball Coaches from all over Europe took part in the WBSC Coach Licensing Preparation Course held in the Netherlands
05/11/2022 1 Minute Read

Baseball Coaches from all over Europe took part in the WBSC Coach Licensing Preparation Course held in the Netherlands

Members of the WBSC Coaches Commission conducted a "pilot" for 14 Baseball coaches from October to 30 in Diessen, Netherlands, at the same time as the fifth ESCA Training Camp.
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The fifth ESCA Training Camp was a major success
03/11/2022 1 Minute Read

The fifth ESCA Training Camp was a major success

The fifth ESCA Training Camp took place in Diessen, Netherlands, from October 26 to 30, 2022. Thirty-four players and twenty-seven coaches participated in the camp with the goal of "getting better together".
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WBSC Europe signs an extensive TV distribution agreement for its games with Maybacks Global Entertainment (USA)
01/11/2022 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe signs an extensive TV distribution agreement for its games with Maybacks Global Entertainment (USA)

The World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe) signed an extensive TV distribution agreement for its events with Maybacks Global Entertainment (USA).
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Cechie Carrots and Denmark Old Stars win the third Softball European Masters Cups
30/10/2022 2 Minute Read

Cechie Carrots and Denmark Old Stars win the third Softball European Masters Cups

The Cechie Carrots (CZE) triumphed in the Women's Softball European Masters Cup, and the Denmark Old Stars (DEN) prevailed in the Men's Softball European Masters Cup. The Masters Cups, the 40+ European fastpitch competitions, were played in Barcelona, Spain, from October 26 to 29, 2022.
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WBSC Europe and Blast Motion Partner to Advance Baseball and Softball Player Development Throughout Europe
18/10/2022 2 Minute Read

WBSC Europe and Blast Motion Partner to Advance Baseball and Softball Player Development Throughout Europe

Blast Motion, the industry leader in sensor-based swing analysis, and the World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe), the European governing body of baseball, softball, and all national team and club competitions, recently signed a partnership agreement to advance player development throughout Europe. The Blast Motion hitting improvement platform combines powerful swing analytics with a mobile app and cloud-based software services and insights to provide organizations, coaches, and players with real-time player development feedback, personalized hitting assessments, and much more.
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​The 2022 European softball rankings are official
29/09/2022 2 Minute Read

​The 2022 European softball rankings are official

Softball Europe released the 2022 European softball rankings for Women's Softball, Men's Softball, and Slowpitch, based on the results of the past seasons.
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The second edition of the European Baseball Winter League is to take place in Tenerife at the end of November
28/09/2022 2 Minute Read

The second edition of the European Baseball Winter League is to take place in Tenerife at the end of November

WBSC Europe, together with the Royal Spanish Baseball and Softball Federation and the Canary Islands Baseball and Softball Federation, is organising the second edition of the European Baseball Winter League.
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Pitching trio Kyla Holas from WBSC coaching commission, Marjolein Merkx top pitcher from the Netherlands and Austrian ace Martina Lackner-Keil are instructors for the ESCA Training Camp 2022
26/09/2022 1 Minute Read

Pitching trio Kyla Holas from WBSC coaching commission, Marjolein Merkx top pitcher from the Netherlands and Austrian ace Martina Lackner-Keil are instructors for the ESCA Training Camp 2022

Pitching trio Kyla Holas from WBSC coaching commission, Marjolein Merkx top pitcher from the Netherlands and Austrian ace Martina Lackner-Keil are instructors on ESCA Training Camp 2022
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30 thousand euros for "Soulball" - the baseball project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union
22/09/2022 1 Minute Read

30 thousand euros for "Soulball" - the baseball project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union

"Soulball" is a project written by the Serbian Baseball Association co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union for €30.000.
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WBSC Coach Licensing Course to be held in conjunction with the ESCA Training Camp
14/09/2022 1 Minute Read

WBSC Coach Licensing Course to be held in conjunction with the ESCA Training Camp

WBSC Europe will conduct a Coach Licensing Course in cooperation with WBSC at the end of October in the Netherlands in conjunction with the ESCA Training Camp.
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Collecchio, Italy, confirmed as EMRYT's home for the next three years
14/09/2022 1 Minute Read

Collecchio, Italy, confirmed as EMRYT's home for the next three years

The World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe) agreed with the Collecchio Baseball and Softball Club and the Italian Baseball and Softball Federation (FIBS) to host the European Massimo Romeo Softball Youth Trophy until 2025.
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WBSC Europe reveals the 2023-2029 planning for Baseball, Softball, Baseball5 European events
13/09/2022 1 Minute Read

WBSC Europe reveals the 2023-2029 planning for Baseball, Softball, Baseball5 European events

The World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe) announced the 2023-2029 Baseball, Softball, and Baseball5 European Championships planning.
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Apollo wins the 7th Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague
05/09/2022 1 Minute Read

Apollo wins the 7th Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague

Apollo Bratislava (SVK) wins the 2022 Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague. Princ Zagreb (CRO) took the silver medal while Trnava Panthers Softball (SVK) won the bronze medal. Seven teams took part in the league playing over 30 games in three countries.
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WBSC Europe first part of the 2022 season: recap
05/09/2022 3 Minute Read

WBSC Europe first part of the 2022 season: recap

Thirty-one European Championships and Cups have been played so far in the 2022 baseball and softball season.
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Last weekend of games for the 2022 Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague
03/09/2022 1 Minute Read

Last weekend of games for the 2022 Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague

After three weekends of games spread from April to July, the Central Europe Women’s Softball Euroleague will be back for the last weekend of games in Trnava, Slovakia, and Budapest, Hungary.
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When the season ends...
02/09/2022 1 Minute Read

When the season ends...

When the season ends, many players go into winter hibernation, putting their glove and bat away for a few months.