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International Men's Softball is back at AWF Sports Stadium. 5 days of world class softball including the top 3 ranked
teams in the world. New Zealand (1), Japan (2), Argentina (3), Australia (5), Czech Republic (8), Samoa (12).
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TAB CHALLENGE CUP CONTENDERS
 
RANK COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP SUCCESS TCC RESULT


#1
flags 06 ISF World Championship, Gold Medal: 1976, 1984, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2013.
Competed in the last 9 World Championship finals.
ISF World Championship Under 19 Boys, Gold Medal: 1985, 1989.

 

1st


#2
flags 02 ISF World Championship, Silver Medal: 2000.
ISF World Championship Under 19 Boys, Gold Medal: 1981, 2016.

 

3rd


#3
flags 01 ISF World Championship Under 19 Boys, Gold Medal: 2012, 2014.
2nd


#5
flags 05 ISF World Championship, Gold Medal: 2009.
ISF World Championship Under 19 Boys, Gold Medal: 1997, 2001, 2005, 2008.

 

4th


#8
flags 04 European Championship, Gold Medal: 1997, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016.
5th


#12
flags 03 ISF World Championship, competed in 2004, 2013.
6th

(#) WBSC World Ranking


 
 
GAME SCHEDULE
Wednesday, 8 February Thursday, 9 February
10:00am ARG v JPN 10:00am AUS v CZ
JPN v SAM (Diamond 2)
12:30pm AUS v SAM 12:30pm NZL v ARG
3:00pm NZL v JPN
CZ v ARG (Diamond 2)
3:00pm NZL v CZ
AUS v JPN (Diamond 2)
5:30pm AUS v ARG 5:30pm ARG v SAM
8:00pm NZL v SAM
CZ v JPN (Diamond 2)
8:00pm AUS v NZL
SAM v CZ (Diamond 2)
       
Friday, 10 February Saturday, 11 February
10:00am AUS v SAM 10:00am AUS v CZ
12:30pm ARG v JPN 12:30pm NZL v CZ (Diamond 2)
AUS v JPN
3:00pm NZL v SAM
CZ v JPN (Diamond 2)
3:00pm NZL v AUS
SAM v ARG (Diamond 2)
5:30pm AUS v ARG 5:30pm AUS v JPN
8:00pm NZL v JPN
ARG v CZ (Diamond 2)
8:00pm NZL v ARG
SAM v CZ (Diamond 2)
       
Sunday, 12 February    
10:00am A1 2 v 3, Loser = 3rd
B1 5 v 6, Loser = 6th
   
12:00pm C1 NI U15 v SI U15, Exhibition game
D1 4 v Winner B1, 4th/5th
(Diamond 2)

 
 
1:30pm BLK Home Run Derby (Featuring Paul Carter from the New Zealand Breakers)
2:30pm Final 1 v Winner A1, 1st/2nd    

Double round robin. First place after double round robin straight through to the final. Two vs Three with the winner playing in the final. Other teams to playoff to final placings - Five vs Six, winner playing Four

 

TICKET PRICING

General Admission – Entry to sideline and outfield grass areas, limited bench seating available
Grandstand – Entry to grandstand seating area, behind home plate, seats not allocated but only total available number of seats sold.
 

 
  
GRANDSTAND: Wednesday & Thursday - Single Day Pass
 
Grandstand
  • $15.00 per seat

General Admission
  • Gold coin


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GRANDSTAND: Friday, Saturday & Sunday - Single Day Pass
 
Grandstand
  • $20.00 per seat

General Admission
  • Gold coin


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GRANDSTAND: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday - 5 Day Pass
 
Grandstand
  • $70.00 per seat

General Admission
  • Gold coin


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TAB CHALLENGE CUP MERCHANDISE
SOX NATION Merchandise. To be sold during the TAB Challenge Cup at Rosedale Park.
 
Merchandise

 

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