This afternoon, as weary travelers arrived in Pohnpei, they were met by a throng of well wishers there to greet Team FSM after the team's triumphant series of baseball games in Okinawa, Japan. As the first of the little leaguers walked into the arrival area after collecting their baggage, a cheer went up that only got louder as the boys walked out the door one by one......
The Asia Pacific Tournament will be held on our beautiful island of Saipan, from June 26th thru July 6th, with the exception of the Majors Division, which will be held somewhere in Asia.
Big: 17-18 yrs
Senior: 15-16 yrs
Junior: 13-14 yrs
Majors: 11-12 yrs
Reports are there will be 17 countries -Guam, PI, Indonesia, Vietnam, Australia, India, spread out into 3 divisions, Korea Chinese
World Governing Body:
Qualified: Baseball's 12 Best-ranked Nations in the World
Staged: Quadrennial, in the year preceding the Summer Olympic Games (i.e., 2015, 2019, etc.)
Australia (6-0) secure the Oceania Championship
Australia will now represent the Oceania region in the 2015 IBAF World Cup/
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – World governing body WBSC announced today a landmark agreement that awards Tainan City, Chinese Taipei the hosting rights of the next three editions (2015, 2017, 2019) of the WBSC Under-12 Baseball World Cup, which is the only international baseball tournament in this age group (11-12 years old) to feature National Teams (along with the U12 World Cup continental qualifiers)
WBSC Baseball Tournaments
•World Baseball Classic
•21U Baseball World Cup
•18U Baseball World Cup
•15U Baseball World Cup
•12U Baseball World Cup
•Women's Baseball World Cup
Australia jump on the New Zealand early and coast to 12-2 win
Irwin allows no runs to lead the New Zealand past the Guam 1-0
The game schedule for the 2015 18U is set
wth the games from January 23rd to 26th , 2015. a 4 day 9 game championship held at the new and exciting McLeod Park , New Zealand.
Coaching and Development Manuals BCO by Ray Brown
The Saipan Baseball League will have its hands full in the coming months as it prepares to host the inaugural Micronesian Baseball Classic in 2016.
Healthy and positive feedback is sought for the Oceania REgion. How can regular International and Inter Regional tournaments proper in the region. Imagine Australia playing in your country
the Baseball Confederation of Oceania is the OFFICIAL IBA CONTINENTAL CONFEDERATION body, representing and administering 15 countries.
named in France team https://www.facebook.com/BaseballFrance/photos/a.504604199589162.1073741828.329078563808394/708584009191179/?type=1&theater
Please be advised the 2013 BCO Congress was held in Guam on December 7th 2013.
IBAF welcomes Curacao and Saipan as newest members
The official new name for CNMI is SAIPAN BASEBALL LEAGUE
Taiwan easily cruised past New Zealand in a 10-0 decision over seven innings in the night game in Sinjhuang last night.
New Zealand made it two wins in a row by topping the Philippines 10-6 in the 2013 World Baseball Classic Qualifier
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Australia as the host of the 2013 18U Championship. The 18U Oceania Championship will start around the 23rd January 2013 in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
(team nomination form attached)
WE NEED YOUR NEWS: PLEASE SEND IN AND ALSO YOU CAN UPDATE YOUR OWN WEBSITES . It is happening in Oceania. Little League in Guam, Little League Snr in Phillipines (CNMI) , AAA to be announced shortly. Pacific Games in New Caledonia , Perth Heat in Asian Series, Little League in most countries flourishing, Regional Training Centres, Inter Regional tournaments with CNMI, PALAU & GUAM competing in the Buddweiser League. New Zealand added to the WBC list.
Oh, and dont forget, every country has their FREE personal web pages to add your local news and tournaments
New Zealander Daniel Devonshire has been drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 37th round (2012)
Pohnpei opens third Little League season on June 1st
Over 30 Oceania member players (excluding Australia)have attended a USA College
Of those, 5 have been drafted by a MLB or Independent club
In February, the 6-foot-1, 210-pound (95 kg) catcher of the 18-and-under Junior Diamondblacks signed a letter of intent to develop his baseball skills at Bellevue College, a two-year post-secondary school in Washington state.
The age brackets for the IBAF World Championships and the BCO Qualification championships are as follows
(NB*** The IBAF changed the future International tournaments age brackets)
During the XXVI IBAF Ordinary Congress in Dallas, Texas on December 3, 2012 the International Baseball Federation approved and introduced a new format of the international tournaments calendar, which includes new events and modifications to age groups.
The 2012 Regional survey has been sent out , Please complete and return ASAP
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