Press Release WBSC Europe
June 18th, 2021
Just a few days before the start of the 2021 European Baseball Softball season, WBSC Europe is happy to inform National Federations, players, coaches, officials, fans and partners that they will now access all information about Baseball and Softball in Europe at www.wbsceurope.org/en.
Based on the structure of the World Baseball Softball Confederation’s website, the WBSC Europe website will gather information about the organization, members federations, official and historical documentation, events and development programs.
The launch coincides with the roll-out of the WBSC’s Data Management System for all European National Teams and Club competitions, which incorporates a new process automating data entry through the My WBSC platform, a modern tool to manage all aspects of an event including real time game statistics, player tracking and more.
WBSC Europe’s co-presidents Gabriel WAAGE and Didier SEMINET: “It’s a new step forward for European Baseball and Softball. We would like to thank the WBSC for making its technology available for WBSC Europe and its events.”
The 2021 European Baseball Softball Events season starts on June 21st in Ledenice and Sezimovo Ústí, Czech Republic, with the Men’s European Softball Championship, a qualifier for the 2022 WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup, followed by the Women’s European Softball Championship in Friuli di Venezia Giulia, from June 27th to July 3rd, a qualifier for the 2020 World Games.
The first baseball events are the Qualifiers for the European Baseball Championship to be played from June 29th to July 4th in Moscow, Russia, Utena, Lithuania, Belgrad, Serbia and Bratislava, Slovakia and the season will end with the European Baseball Championship in Torino, Avigliana and Settimo in Italy.
There are 17 European Championships planned in 2021, as well as 11 Club Events.
About WBSC Europe
WBSC Europe is the European governing body of Baseball, Softball and all National Team & Club competitions. WBSC Europe was established on February 10th, 2018 during an extraordinary congress of the Confederation of European Baseball and the European Softball Federation in Val d’Europe, France. Walking in the footsteps of the World Baseball Softball Confederation, Europe became the first continent to merge its baseball and softball organizations into one single entity.