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2024 23 & Under Women's State Championship - Preview

Published Tue 18 Jun 2024

Softball NSW and Blacktown International Sportspark are proud to host the 2024 23&U Women’s State Championship this weekend! This years' event will feature ten teams from across the state, as our top athletes showcase their talent in an action-packed weekend of softball.

The following teams will feature in this years' 23&U Women’s State Championship:

Cumberland Nepean

Georges River

Hornsby

Macarthur

Manly Warringah

Newcastle

North Shore

Penrith City

Southern Districts

Sutherland

The Championship Draw can be viewed here: 2024 23&U Women’s State Championship Draw

What Happened Last Year?

Softball NSW and Blacktown International Sportspark hosted the 2023 23&U Women’s State Championship, with eleven teams competing for the title. The Grand Final was contested between Manly Warringah and North Shore, with North Shore prevailing 7-2 to take the honours.

Venue Information - BISP

All players, officials and spectators are required to park in the allocated carpark at the venue. Entry is via Gate A at Blacktown International Sportspark. Entry and exit to the Softball Centre and diamonds will be via the main entry gates only (entry off the main carpark). Please do not park in areas that specify 'NO PARKING' or 'CLEARWAY' and do not obstruct any access points and or/residential driveways. Parking in the carpark is at your own risk and vehicles are not permitted inside the venue.

Softball NSW and Blacktown City Council support a smoke-free policy. Smoking and/or the use of e-cigarettes or vaping is only permitted in the car park areas of the venue. Alcohol is strictly NOT to be brought into the venue.

The canteen and BBQ will be open throughout the championship, with card payment only. Please check the specials board inside the canteen for lunch and dinner meals available each day. The coffee van (Jenny and John's Coffee Magic) will also be operational across the weekend at the grounds, next to the entrance on Diamond 1, with both cash and card payments accepted.

PHOTOGRAPHY & LIVESTREAM

Throughout the duration of the 23&U Women’s State Championship, Softball NSW staff and media volunteers will be on-site capturing the event for Softball NSW purposes. In addition, team photos can be undertaken per request.

All games on Diamond 1 will be live-streamed across the duration of the tournament. Softball NSW will also endeavour to have commentary for live-streamed games (particularly finals); however, this is run by volunteers and cannot always be guaranteed.

Softball NSW Livestream: Softball NSW - YouTube

FIRST AID & PHYSIOTHERAPY

Our partners The Healthy Body Company will be present at the Championship and can provide injury management, advice and preventative strapping. The First Aid area will be located on the ground level of Diamond 1, near the third base dugout.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Additional information regarding the event can be found on the Softball NSW website: 23&U Women’s State Championships - Softball NSW

For any further information relating to the event, please contact Softball NSW Development Officer, Donna McGrath, at development@softballnsw.org.au.

 


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