Asia Cup - Baseball5 2020 Player Recruitment
2020-01-13

ASIA CUP – BASEBALL5 2020
~ Qualifier to the 1st WBSC Baseball5 World Cup ~

Player Recruitment
Updated on 16 Feb 2020

Organizers   :   Hong Kong Baseball Association (HKBA)
    Hong Kong Softball Association (HKSA)
 
About
Baseball5




 
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A major development related to the international growth of our urban discipline Baseball5.

On 8 January 2020 the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee approved the inclusion of Baseball5 in the Sport Programme of the Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022.

Source:
BASEBALL5 AND Wushu added to Youth Olympic Games Programme at Dakar 2022
 
About
Asia Cup


 
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Date: 9-12 April 2020 (Arrival 8 April, Departure 13 April)
Place: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The top one Asian team will qualify to participate in the WBSC World Cup.
 
About
World Cup


 
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 WBSC Baseball5 World Cup and WBSC U-15 Baseball5 World Cup will take place in a city in Mexico in 2020 (the final dates and place to be confirmed).

The tournaments will each feature 12 mixed-gender national teams in each category.
 
Categories

 
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1. Open Mixed Team (born before 1 Jan 2002); and
2. Youth Mixed Team (born between 1 Jan 2002 and 31 Dec 2005)

In line with the age category in the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2022, the age category of Baseball5 U15 has been changed to Youth.
 
Player
Eligibility
 
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1. Must holding HKSAR passport;
2. Must be a member of HKBA or HKSA.
 
Team
Delegation
 
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A maximum of ten (10) persons, namely, a maximum of eight (8) athletes (four (4) male and four (4) female) plus two (2) delegate-officials (coach and team manager)
 
Team
Official
 
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Team Manager and Coaching Staff will be jointly appointed by HKBA and HKSA

 
Player
Selection

 
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Link to HKBA: ASIA CUP – BASEBALL5 2020 Player Recruitment
User Menu > Application > Courses > ASIA CUP – BASEBALL5 2020 Tryout
 
    Link to HKSA: 2020 Baseball5 亞洲盃 – 招募球員

Application
Deadline

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27 February 2020

 
Observation Period

 
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Date: 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28 February 2020
Time: 1900-2200 on Wednesday, Friday; and 1300-1600 on Sunday
Place: Hong Kong Softball Association, Tin Kwong Road, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon

 
Selection
Date
 
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16-28 February 2020

 
Enquiry : Hong Kong Baseball Association  2504 8330  Mr. Chris Leung
    Hong Kong Softball Association 2711 1173 
     
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Please note that each team is required to pay USD300 Team Entry Fee and Individual Participation Fee at the cost of USD50 per person per day for twin-share room with breakfast. Both HKBA and HKSA are seeking possible funding to support the preparation and participation. We will inform the selected players the preparation fee and participation fee once we receiving the confirmation from the related department.