02 Jan

The biggest Open Women's National Softball Championship in recent memory begins this Saturday where the best softballers in the country will take their first step to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics while competing for the prestigious Gilley's Shield.

To be held at Mirrabooka International Softball Stadium in Perth, Western Australia from 4-10 January, the championship presents the first opportunity for players to put their hand up for Australian selection with the sport returning to the Olympic arena this year read more...

Everything you need to know for the tournament including game times and streaming information can be found below.



Event:73rd Open Women's National Softball Championship
           Playing for the Gilley's Shield


           4 – 10 January 2020


           Mirrabooka International Softball Stadium, WA 


           Available at softball.org.au
South Australia
New South Wales
Western Australia
           Team lists available at softball.org.au

Streaming information
Softball Australia will stream the action from Diamond 1 all week long through their Facebook page with the schedule for the streamed games available at softball.org.au.

Daily results
Daily results will be published at softball.org.au

Media interested in covering the Open Women's National Championship are encouraged to contact Jack Lucas via email jack.lucas@softball.org.au.

Social Media
Official National Championships Hashtag: #SummerOfSoftball
Twitter: @SoftballOz
Facebook: /SoftballOz
Instagram: @softballaustralia

About the National Championships

The Summer of Softball began early with the U18 Men’s National Championship played at Blacktown International Sportspark from 8 - 14 December 2019, followed by the Open Women’s National Championship and U14 Girls' Regional Championship from 4 - 10 January at Mirrabooka International Softball Stadium in Perth, Western Australia.

The U16 Boys' and Girls' National Championships take place at Waverley, Victoria from 4 - 10 January, the Open Men’s National Championship and U14 Boys' Regional Championship are held in the nation’s capital at Hawker from 12 - 18 January before the U18 Women’s National Championship wraps up Australian titles back at Blacktown International Sportspark from 19 - 25 January.

International softball then takes centre stage at Blacktown with the Australia Pacific Cup from 30 January - 2 February, ahead of the exciting Summer Slam - Fully Loaded Softball from 3 - 5 February.

Tickets for both events are available for purchase now via Humanitix.

To purchase tickets to the AP Cup, please visit www.humanitix.com.au/2020-australia-pacific-cup

To purchase tickets to the Summer Slam – Fully Loaded Softball, please visit www.humanitix.com.au/2020-summer-slam.

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