2011 marks the eighth consecutive year of AAU International Tournament Broadcasts on Ballparkradio. Kyle Smith of Hickson, Ontario will broadcast six (6) games from the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex at the Disney Resorts in Orlando, Florida.
Ballparkradio, now in its ninth year of broadcasting men’s fastpitch, will carry six (6) games, live on the internet, starting with Friday’s 11am EST contest between the Softball Canada Development Team and Maccabi USA. The games are broadcast worldwide on the internet, by visiting the Ballparkradio website, and clicking the familiar bright green “Listen Live” button at the website,
Ballparkradio will broadcast two games on Friday, January 21, two more on Saturday January 22, and two more on Sunday, January 23.
Friday’s 11am EST broadcast of Softball Canada v. Maccabi is being sponsored by the two teams involved. Each may sponsor an additional broadcast, but a couple of broadcast slots remain available on Friday and/or Saturday. If your team wishes to have their game broadcast, email jim (at) ballparkradio.com for more information.
Kyle Smith has anchored broadcasts of the ISC World Tournament for the past two years, and is the lead broadcaster for Ballparkradio, having broadcast games all across Canada and the USA, including Kitchener Ontario,Whitehorse Yukon, Kimberly Wisconsin, Rock Island and Moline Illinois, Erie Pennsylvania, and Midland Michigan. 2011 will mark Kyle’s third trip to Orlando Florida to broadcast the AAU International Tournament, having teamed up with Ballparkradio founder Jim Flanagan in 2008 and 2009. Click here for a news story that appeared on Kyle in the Tavistock Ontario newspaper.
For information on this year’s tournament, click here.
Schedule of Broadcasts
Friday, January 21, 2011
11am EST – Softball Canada Development Team vs. Maccabi USA.
One more game TBA
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Sunday, January 23, 2011
11am – Semi-Final – teams TBA
1pm – Championship game
The tournament will host forty (40) teams from the USA, Canada, Mexico, the Virgin Islands and Venezuela. Venezuela will be sending their largest contingent of teams ever, with eleven teams making the trip to Orlando. Venezuelan teams have fared well in the tournament over the years, with Los Socios winning the tournament in 2002 and 2004 and finishing second in 2003 and 2005.