Sydney 2010 Invitational Women's Baseball Tournament

The New South Wales Baseball Association is proud to host the "Sydney 2010 Invitational Women's Baseball Tournament", at it's Inaugural Women’s Baseball Tournament held in Sydney, Australia.

The event will be staged on 23 to 26, January 2010. Teams from USA & Australia have already signed up and will battle for the championship. We anticipate a remarkable and enjoyable event for all participants coming from different regions of the world.

This tournament will take place at the home of NSW Baseball at Blacktown Olympic Park Baseball complex.

We welcome all the players, coaches, managers, supporters and media, and wish them all a happy stay in Sydney Australia.

 

Sydney 2010 Invitational Womens Baseball Tournament

sanctioned by NSW Baseball 
Cost                 $250 per team 

Age Group        Open
 
Tournament Dates:    23 January 2010 to 26 January 2010
 

Tournament Format:    4 Games Gauranteed - Weather Permitting
 
            1)Teams will be randomly selected for two games of pool play followed by single elimination playoffs (the trophy round). Plus, teams losing playoff games will play a consolation game (not eligible for trophies) against a randomly selected opponent who has also lost in the playoffs. This guarantees a minimum of 4 games per team.

            2)Teams will be randomly selected for three games of pool play followed by single elimination playoffs (the trophy round). This guarantees a minimum of 4 games per team. This is used when there are pools of 4 teams.
    
            3)Teams will be randomly selected for three games of pool play followed by the top 8 teams advancing to single elimination playoffs (the trophy round), and the bottom 8 teams receive a consolation game. This guarantees a minimum of 4 games per team. This is used when there are pools of 4 teams.
City:            Blacktown
 
State:           New South Wales
       
Age cut off?         Yes, 31 December 1996
 
 
Max player on roster    no limit
 
Bat Type         Aluminum (max differential -8)
 
 
Field Size        Bases: 90'
Pitching mound:        60' 6"
 
Awards            1st - Winner takes all prize pool min $A1000
 
All Star Game        Yes. Game to be played on 26 January 2010
 
Equipment required by participants
 
Australian Teams to provide 1 x box of Easton Baseballs
 
Deadline for entries    1st November 2009
 
Deadline for Roster    1st December 2009
 
When will game times be available? 1st January 2010 
 

Cheques payable to:    NSW Baseball

Location

NSW Women's Baseball League has voted to support the Sydney Invitational and as a result of this vote the tournament will be played at their home ground Blacktown Olympic Park. BOP is the premier baseball facility in NSW and perhaps one of the best facilities in Australia.

 

The tournament is open to all Women's baseball teams and games are scheduled to begin on 23rd January 2010, the tournament will conclude on Australia day. We have had expressions of interest from interstate teams in Victoria and Queensland and international teams from the USA and Canada.

 

If you are interested  in entering a team please contact Darren King dsking@tpg.com.au.

 

2010 Invitational Photo Gallery