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.
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.