World No. 7 Australia is the latest country to qualify for the U-15 youth baseball world championship in Panama City, following the Aussies' win of the Baseball Confederation of Oceania (BCO) U-15 Championship in Auckland on Saturday. Australia went undefeated against New Zealand (2nd Place), Fiji (3rd Place) and New Caledonia (4th Place) to earn the Oceania youth crown.
Dave Robb speaking about hitting and the front end drill a the 2006 BCO Academy held in Auckland NZ
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WBSC awards Hosting Rights: U-23 Baseball World Cup 2018 to Nicaragua, U-15 Baseball World Cup 2018 to Panama
LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The World Baseball Softball Confederation today awarded the hosting rights of next year's III WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup® to Nicaragua and the IV WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup® to Panama.
GABORONE, Botswana - New leaders of the WBSC Baseball and WBSC Softball divisions were elected at the 12-14 October WBSC Congress at the Gaborone International Convention Centre in Botswana's capital.
GABORONE, Botswana -- Fourteen new members -- including Olympic medallists, umpires and coaches -- from seven nations and four continents were elected into the WBSC Softball Hall of Fame.
Baseball and Softball in the Oceania Region have combined under DIAMOND SPORTS 2017 TO 2021 Office Bearers
Congratulations to Laurent Cassier re-elected as President of the Baseball Confederation of Oceania uncontested.
Our new BCO executives for 2017-2020.
Presidents - Laurent Cassier (New Caledonia)
1st VP - Bob Steffy (Guam)...
2nd VP - Victor Langkilde ( A.Samoa)
Secretary General - Chet Gray (Australia)
Rose Igitol (CNMI-Saipan)
Chip Dawson (New Zealand)
The best goals are those that contribute to an improvement in work ethic and performance. Goals must be prioritized and realistic and attainable.
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Ray Brown has for 20 plus years developed baseball throughout the entire Oceania Region
Lack of funds has stifled that development. Hopefully the funds will become available to allow Ray to continue his valued efforts in the Region.
Bears enter win column; GSM triumphs
By Roselyn Monroyo | Posted on Mar 10 2017
Tag: GSM, RBI, run, Saipan Baseball League the Saipan Baseball League is in round 2 next week. 8 teams are entered this league.
the Womens world rankings
Guam Major League has sanctioned the Guam Womens baseball to represent Guam in the Womens Baseball tournaments.
Australia move up to #10 ranking after winning the 12 U and 18U Qualifiers
There are no short cuts. A program only succeeds from hard work and development within your own region.The Future
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There are no short cuts. A program only succeeds from hard work and development within your own region.,,,,,,
The 18&U (u18) BCO qualifiers are finally announced. for Jan 18-21, 2107 in Sydney. as is the 12u Championship in Guam Jan 12-16 Australia and Guam
The Guam Baseball Academy is forging forward with positive promotion of the sport in Guam
2018 Micronesian Games schedule out
Organizers of the 2018 Micronesian Games have released the tentative schedule of events for the quadrennial meet that will be held in Yap. The Games will run from July 15 to 28 and will feature 18 competitions: baseball,
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Bears take second finals seat
By Roselyn Monroyo | Posted on Aug 12 2016
Tag: Angel Palacios, Brian Camacho, run, Steven Cabrera
New CAledonia u16 led by Jacques Levy is at the REdlands BBC Aug 4-11 2016
Senior League Baseball Asia-Pacific Regional Tournament
Makati City, Philippines - July 11-16
(All times listed are local time. Box scores are unofficial.)
The CNMI All-Stars swept the round-robin preliminary games in the Inaugural Micronesian Baseball Classic after easing past Palau, 12-1, yesterday at the Francisco “Tan Ko” Palacios Ballfield.
The home team took its third win in as many games after only six and a half innings via 10-run
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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
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.
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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)
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
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)
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