FIRST PITCH SET FOR JULY 1.
In just three months, 16 countries will converge on the City of Brampton to play for the opportunity to call themselves World Champions.
Preparations are underway for the International Softball Federation’s X Junior Women’s World Championship, being hosted by the Brampton Girls Softball Association from July 1 to 7, and tickets for the event are now on sale.
To purchase an event pass, or for more information, go to www.jwwc2013.com
In accordance with the ISF Competition & Technical Code, the teams will be in two pools, as follows: Section A— USA, Canada, New Zealand, Czech Republic, Puerto Rico, Great Britain, Korea and Venezuela. B Section— Japan, Australia, Brazil, China, Botswana, Netherlands, Singapore and Mexico.
The ISF is the world governing body of the sport as recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Sport Accord. Softball (women’s fast pitch) made its Olympic debut at the 1996 Games in Atlanta. There are 127 affiliated countries in the ISF and millions of participants in the sport worldwide.
The game schedule has not yet been finalized but will be released immediately upon its conclusion.