The format for the the Women’s Softball World Cup (Group A) which will be hosted in Balbriggan, Co. Dublin between July 11 – July 15, 2023 has been confirmed.
Under the new two-stage format, the World Cups are played over two consecutive years, with the Group Stage the first year with the Finals following the year after.
Two-Stage Softball World Cups: Group Stage Competition Format
- 18 teams feature in the Group Stage spread across three groups
- The top two teams from each group in the Group Stage advance to the Finals
- Each group in the Group Stage will start with a single round robin.
- The best four teams from the round robin will advance to play-offs where the top two sides play each other with a ticket to the Finals at stake.
- The loser of the first play-off game will then play against the third v fourth winner for the second spot in the Finals
Full article on the format is available here
About – The Women’s Softball World Cup is being hosted at a 2,500 seater temporary stadium in Balbriggan Co. Dublin between July 11 – July 15, 2023. The tournament is being jointly hosted by Softball Ireland (Fastpitch) and Fingal County Council – for all media/sponsoship queries please email: email@example.com