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

The second edition of the European Baseball Winter League is to take place in Tenerife at the end of November
28/09/2022
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.

The European young baseball prospects are given the chance to extend their baseball season as more games will be provided to them during the European Baseball Winter League. On top of that, quality practices will be offered with top coaches from Europe and the USA. 

This event will welcome a combination of Spanish players and players from all over Europe. WBSC Europe will give the opportunity to all National Federations to send some of their players to this event.

Information about the European Baseball Winter League:
Date: Arrival on 19th November, departure on 27th November.
Location: Tenerife, Spain.
Coaches: Néstor Pérez, Manny Olivera, and Pete Caliendo.
Age group: 17-23 years. Players will be divided into 3 teams. 16 players on each team.
Programs: Morning workouts, afternoon and night games,
Costs: The cost per player is around 600 EUR, including **** hotels, full board, and local transportation. This amount should be paid to the WBSC Europe account as a guarantee after the selection. Plane tickets to Tenerife airport are not included and will be responsibility of each participant (WBSC Europe will try to organise the flight from Vienna for all the participants).
Application deadline: October 20, 2022.

“I am very enthusiastic about the second edition of the European Baseball Winter League. We have the chance to welcome to Tenerife more players from all over Europe. We have directly invited all National Federations and communicated the opportunity to them. I would like to thank the Royal Spanish Baseball and Softball Federation and the Canarian Baseball and Softball Federation for their support,” said Petr Ditrich, WBSC Europe Baseball Vice President.

Jesús Lisarri, President of the Royal Spanish Baseball and Softball Federation confirmed the importance of this event: “The EBWL is a very important event for the development of European talent. We believe in this program and invite all European Federations to be part of this initiative. The quality of the instructors, the organisation and Tenerife's weather guarantee the league's success. I am very happy that the European Baseball Winter League is being developed in Spain. In the future, the winter activities could be carried out in other parts of the country, and we could replicate the model for softball. I want to thank WBSC Europe for the trust placed in us and the Canarian Baseball and Softball Federation and institutions for their support.”.

The President of the Canarian Baseball and Softball Federation, Jacobo Garrido commented: “The EBWL will be, without a doubt, the most important winter baseball occurrence in Europe. This second edition confirms it as an event of international interest. We hope to continue counting on the support and interest of the WBSC Europe, the RFEBS and public institutions, to continue developing this event so important for us”

Additional information contacting the WBSC Europe Office at office@wbsceurope.org.