Dear Oceania Baseball Community
In April 2017, Auckland is hosting the World Masters Games and Baseball New Zealand is pleased to announce that Baseball is one of the 28 sports being offered at the largest multisport event of 2017.
Join 25,000 athletes from 100 countries
Choose from 28 sports and 45 disciplines
Recognised by the International Olympic Committee
Competition in the 28 sports will take place across 10 days of the Games, commencing with selected sports and the Opening Ceremony on 21 April 2017 and concluding with final events and the
Why Are Baseball Players Evaluated In The 60 Yard Dash?
Is Speed That Important In Baseball?
These are both good questions that come up from time to time. Why is a 60 yard dash used to evaluate baseball players and is speed important for a baseball player?
Hello all members
Please send in all your current Local and International news
It is important that the Region as a whole can promote acitivity throughout the region.
the qualifiers on the nxt page are what the BCO must plan for over the next 5 years
sorry to say CNMI have had to withdraw because the funding to rebuild the stadium has not come through. Australia had advised they would not be attending but will host the tournament in Australia jan 21-26
the BCO will conduct a qualifier for the IBAF/WBSC 2017 18u wORLD cup in the 2016 Calendar year
a list of BCO qualifiers held since 2003
http://www.guamsportsnetwork.com/2015/arceo-bros-making-guam-proud-on-the-diamond/Shane Arceo (18): Bill Gates Millennium Scholar and college baseball commitment
Matt Arceo (15): Finalist for the U16 USA Baseball Team
Here’s a helpful table highlighting term dates for Easter, June, September and Christmas school holiday periods.
Victoria School Holidays
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......
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.)
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
Hello everyone, I have written an article on youth arm prevention, to read the article just follow the prompts.
Hello everyone, I have put together another article for the way I see it, it concerns the BCO Tournaments, to give it a read just follow the prompts.
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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