Notes from the ESF Congress in Athens
in the cradle of the modern Olympics
With January the list of all teams to participate in this year's
The ESF is planning a Clinic for Fastpitch Umpires in 2019 in Prague, CZE.
Register for 2019 Competitions
by Matteo Sabbadini
The top 6 European women's teams compete in Hoofddorp
After round robin, teams are divided into the Super Cup and the ESF Cup brackets
ESCA Training Camp 2018
Live-streaming from field A (only) is available for free at baseballsoftball.tv
Intercontinental Cup 2018
Team Europe vs Black Sox
Women's European Cups 2018
European Cups played in Italy and the Netherlands
Women's European Cups 20-25 August
Inclusion & Gender Equality Through Softball (IGETS)
Team Europe's roster announced
U-22 Women's European Championship 2018
Interview with Alexis Bazos, team Greece
U-22 Women's European Championship
U-22 Women's European Championship 2018
Who will take home the gold medal?
U-19 Women's European broadcast live at baseballsoftball.tv
U-19 Women's European Championship
Final phase of the U-19 Women's European Championship
U-19 Women’s Softball European Championship
U-19 Women's European broatcast live at baseballsoftball.tv
Who will qualify for the World's next year?
September 2nd: Team Europe vs Black Sox
Men's Softball European Championship knows its winner
Tomorrow, we will know the three nations who will participate in the World Championship 2019.
The Czech Republic, Denmark, and the Netherlands
Playo.tv to broadcast the Europeans live at baseballsoftball.tv
Men's Softball European Championship: DAY 2
Men's Championship: DAY 3
Men's Softball European Championship: DAY 1
Who will qualify for the World's?
Men's Slowpitch European Championship
2019 - 2020 will be our transition years
baseballsoftball.tv was launched
And umpire at the Slowpitch Super Cup in Italy
New rules announced
This year also for boys!
II. Blue Convention this weekend
Restructuring of European softball umpires leadership
WBSC Europe signed partnership with an OTT platform provider - Sportradar
Round robin pools of the four European Championships in 2018
WBSC released the new softball rule book
Overview of final entries 2018
Women's European Cup Winners Cup invitation
The fourth edition of Euroleague has successfully come to its end
Blue Convention will take place in Prague in March
New Rule Changes Approved and Announced
Registrations deadline is December 31st
Softball coaches education in Europe
The first ESCA Camp is over and the second one starts on Wednesday
ESCA Camp extended to a five-day camp
The new deadline is September 21.
After two silver years, Braves took gold this year
Tomorrow is the final day of the Men's Super Cup
20 teams were divided into two brackets after round robin
An undefeated champion
Women's Cup Winner's Cup remains in the Netherlands
The Russian team became an undefeated winner of the Women's Cup
Bussolengo has not tripped yet, Joudrs and Terrasvogles will meet in the semifinal
Close games may have been expected, but the scores 8-1 and 7-1 tell a different story.
ESCA Camp 2017 - register now
Development of youth softball in Europe is moving forward
The tournament has begun
U-16 Women's Softball European Champions
Softball European Championship available to be watched for free
The Nerherlands advanced to the final game today
Women's Softball European Championship
Playo.tv will provide the Women's Championship broadcasting
Day 2 highlights and resutls
The Championship takes place at four fields in Italy
June 28th, Bollate (field 3), Italy
partnership with FloSoftball will expand our viewership
The ESCA Camp will be different, special, like no other camp!
The ESF Working Plan includes descriptions of responsibilities of all EC members and also the ESF Organizational structure.
learn more and register
The Marketing Commission’s first task is to develop and build a brand for the sport of Softball in Europe and beyond.
Official Schedules for 2017 ESF Competitions
Promotion of softball and baseball in Europe through a special competition
TCs and UICs meeting summary
As determined at the TC Meeting, Rome, March 2017
Determined at the TC Meeting, Rome, March 2017
WBSC SD Men’s Fastpitch Development Commission creates a plan throughl 2021
Licensing of ESF Umpires will take place in Prague, May 24-29
Videos and articles covering ESF Congress
26 teams were divided into 8 pools
14 teams were divided into 4 pools
General election to the European Softball Federation (ESF) Executive Council took place on February 4th, at the ESF Congress in Belgrade, Serbia.
Election for President, a Secretary General, a Treasurer and six Vice Presidents will take place in Serbia, this weekend.
Get your ESF Umpire license to umpire any ESF slowpitch tournaments
Eva Voortman is starting a new blog project: „European softball life from the inside out“ and the ESF has become the official partner.
Last News of 2017
The ESF wishing Happy Holidays
What will the 2016 season be remembered for? And what major changes will the 2017 season bring?
Get your ESF Umpire license
This year, 8 teams from five countries participated in the Euroleague. A total of 64 games were hosted by four countries.
As a part of the process where the ESF is trying to become more media-friendly and more audience-friendly, a change of the denomination of the ESF competitions has been approved.
Our five-member jury together with our Facebook audience decided who would take home the main prize of 200 euros.
The ESF executive council approved establishment of a new European Championship in fastpitch softball for men’s youth category - for under-16-years-old boys.
Two of the most experienced ESF Technical Commissioners have been appointed to these new positions.
The main motive for the visit was a learning experience in the fields of softball promotion, marketing, public relations and administration.
In 2016, three European Championships were held: the Men’s European Championship, the Under-22 Women’s European Championship and Junior Women’s European Championship. Final standings from these Championships have changed the European Softball Rankings slightly in the women’s category and noticeably in the men’s category.
A sucesfull method for introducing baseball and softball to kids
It's time to share some nice pictures with the softball world!
The 8th edition of the European Super Cup Co-ed Slowpitch (ESCCS) took place in Wiener Neustadt in Austria
European Super Cup (ESCM) is the men’s fastpitch top competition in Europe.
Live video broadcasting by Playo.tv will be available on the final two days (Friday and Saturday, September 2-3) for free.
During the first three days, the competitors played their round robin games. Results of these games determined the round robin standings from which the teams were divided into two brackets: Super Cup bracket and ESF bracket.
Sparks Haarlem won the European Premiere Cup 2016
Live video broadcasting by Playo.tv will be available on the final three days (Thursday, Friday and Saturday 18 - 20 August) for free.
National Team of Great Britain has not won a single official European Championship in fastpitch softball or baseball until this success.
European Championship Junior Women will be broadcast for free by Playo.tv
A container with used softball equipment from the US was brought to Bulgaria and the equipment was redistributed to those who needed it the most.
Czech Republic is the European Champion, Denmark gets silver, Belgium bronze
The top three teams from these pools had advanced to pool C: DEN, CZE, GBR, BEL, ISR, NED. Each of these teams needed to play against the three teams that were not in their original pool, to determine the top four and enter the page system from there.
As the weather forecast predicted, the fifth day of the Men's European Championship rained out.
Six games were scheduled for Wednesday. These were the last round robin games.
After the first „mercy rule rules“ day, a day of tight games began.
Six games were scheduled for the first day of the Championship, all of the games ended prematurely on mercy rule.
The Netherlands dominated the whole tournament and remained undefeated. Team Russia was the only one, who could challenge them. On thy other side, there were also team that have just started their softball program a few years ago and they show their passion for this game.
The Under 22 Women’s European Championship is getting into its final day. After last games of round robin, the semifinal games took place.
Six out of eight teams know their final round robin position at the Under 22 Women’s European Championship.
The Under-22 Women’s World Championship is half way through and the leading positions are still under control of both favorites – the Netherlands and Russia.
Final two days of the EChU22W will be live video streamed for free by the Playo.tv company
Only two teams remain unbeaten at the Under-22 Women’s World Championship.
Opening day: The Dutch were amazing, Poland unfortunate. Five games finished early
The third annual Baltic Open, held in Skövde, Sweden on the weekend of 17-19 June, featured female and male fastpitch competition and was contested by seven national teams, including, for the first time, the Lithuanian Men’s Team.
On June 17-19 the 3rd edition of the ESF-sanctioned regional tournament Baltic Open will be decided in Skövde, Sweden
Is your Federation interested to join the BeeBall Family with a special BeeBall Clinic?
On May 19, the second edition of the ESF Newsletter was released.
The European Softball Federation is introducing European Softball Rankings for women’s and men’s fastpitch and also for slowpitch!
The ESF Euroleague is a fastpitch softball competition played at a cross-border regional level. The aim is to build a workable framework for international club competition in Europe.