World Cup IX game schedule released with a record eight countries participating
CITY – The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball
announced today the 32-game schedule of the World Cup of Softball IX to be
hosted by Southern California ASA held in Irvine, Calif. July 7-13.
A record eight countries including Canada, Chinese Taipei, Japan, Mexico,
Philippines, Puerto Rico, USA, and Venezuela, are scheduled to participate at
Bill Barber Park, Deanna Manning Stadium this summer. A sanctioned event
by the International Softball Federation (ISF), the Japanese National team will
look to defend its World Cup title as they defeated Team USA 6-3 in the
championship game in 2013.
Click here to view the entire game schedule for 2014
the World Cup of Softball
** NOTE: Schedule is Subject to change.
All Times are Pacific Daylight Time & Played at Bill Barber Park, Deanna
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complete media coverage schedule including televised games and live streamed
games will be released at a later date as well as special promotions and
autograph session days.
complete coverage of World Cup IX including bios, rosters, live stats, streaming
and results log on to www.USASoftball.com.
in Plant City, Florida (USA), the ISF is a member of the World Baseball
Softball Confederation (WBSC), the world governing body for the sport
which is recognized by the International Olympic Committee and
SportAccord (formerly the General Association of International Sports
Federations). Softball (women’s fast pitch) made its Olympic debut at the 1996
Games in Atlanta. There are 127 affiliated countries in the ISF and millions of
participants in the sport worldwide.
The Amateur Softball Association, founded in 1933, is the National Governing
Body of softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic
Committee. The ASA has become one of the nation’s largest sports organizations
and now sanctions competition in every state through a network of 76 local
associations. The ASA has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to
over 165,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than 2.5 million.
For more information on the ASA, visit http://www.asasoftball.com/.
USA Softball is the brand created, operated and owned by the ASA that links the
USA Men’s, Women’s, Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ National Team programs
together. USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting
these four National Teams to compete in international and domestic
competitions. The USA Softball Women’s National Team is one of the only two
women’s sports involved in the Olympic movement to capture three consecutive
gold medals at the Olympic Games since 1996. The U.S. women have also won nine
World Championship titles including the last seven consecutive as well as
claimed six World Cup of Softball titles. For more information about USA
Softball, please visit http://www.usasoftball.com.