The European Championship 2011 Website is online: www.echw2011.eu
The European Championship 2011 Website is online: www.echw2011.eu The event will take place in Friuli Venezia Giulia Region from July 31st to August 6th. This portal aims to give an easy navigation and search of the contents and it is online much earlier than usual, in order to be used as a tool both for the national teams and the softball supporters that will take part to this big sporting event in Friuli Venezia Giulia. Inside, you can find all necessary information about the organizational aspects and later on also the news, standings, photo gallery and much more. Friuli Venezia Giulia (the north-east Italian region) has already hosted two European Cups Men (in 2009 and 2010) and above all the Olympic Qualifiers in 2007. Friuli Venezia Giulia has an important softball tradition, which together with a very skilled organizing committee and a great support of the Regional Minister of Sports Mr. Elio De Anna, will make of this Championship an unforgettable event. As already mentioned the tournament will be played with the innovating changes to the format. Two pools system has been abandoned and the 2011 tournament will see the 22 national teams playing for the important title of European Champion and to follow the Netherlands, winner in 2009, in the Roll Of Honor. Semifinals and finals will we broadcast in Live Streaming as well as Play by Play that, starting from 2011 will be adopted in all ESF competitions. The ESF is working very hard with the organizing committee to prepare the most important 2011 European tournament and in order to assure to the 700 athletes, coaches, executives and thousands of supporters an unforgettable week of sport.