Fourth Co-ed Slowpitch World Cup will take place this November
The International Softball Federation (now known as the WBSC Softball Division) has announced that the 4th Co-ed Slowpitch World Cup will be played in Plant City, Florida, from 19-22 November 2015.
The tournament is open to both national and club co-ed slowpitch teams, and there are no nationality requirements, though the aim of the WBSC Softball Division is to move eventually towards a World Championship for slowpitch national teams.
The tournament will be played under ISF rules as played in the UK and Europe, with a 6-12-foot pitching arc.
The 2015 Co-ed Slowpitch World Cup has been timed to coincide with an annual event hosted by Plant City and held at the Randy E Larson Softball Complex known as the “Pig Jam”, a national amateur and professional BBQ contest involving music, fun, festivities and some of the best BBQ anywhere. So players and spectators should be well fed!
The last Co-ed Slowpitch World Cup was played in Plant City in January 2014, and the GB National Slowpitch Team won the silver medal. Participating teams came from the USA, Canada, Great Britain, France, Bulgaria, Curacao and the Turks & Caicos Islands.
Previous Slowpitch World Cups, also in Plant City, were held in 2002 and 2005, but the aim now is to make this an annual event.
For more information or to enter a team, contact WBSC Softball Division Competitions Director Laurie Gouthro on: email@example.com.