2024 Under 18 Boys' State Championship - Preview

Published Fri 17 May 2024

After the Greater Sydney Region copped a soaking for the last few weeks, Softball NSW and Blacktown International Sportspark are proud to host the 2024 Under 18 Boys' State Championship this weekend! This years' event will feature seven teams from across the state, as our top Junior athletes showcase their talent in an action-packed weekend of softball.

The following teams will feature in this years' Under 18 Boys' State Championship:

Canberra Pride

Cumberland Nepean

Georges River


Orange / Wagga Wagga

Penrith City

Southern Districts

The Championship Draw can be viewed here: 2024 U18 Boys' State Championship Draw FINAL (V2)

What Happened Last Year?

Softball NSW and Blacktown International Sportspark hosted the 2023 Under 18 Boys' State Championship, with seven teams competing for the title. The Grand Final was contested between Macarthur and Georges River, with Macarthur dominating 6-0 to take the honours for a third consecutive year.

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.

Please note that for the 2024 Under 18 Boys' State Championship weekend, lighting replacement works will be conducted across all days on Diamond 2. No access for games or training/warm-up will be permitted on Diamond 2 at any time.


Throughout the duration of the Under 18 Boys' 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


State Championship-specific merchandise is now available to order for the 2024 Under 18 State Championships (hoodie). All orders will clos on Monday 27 May 2024 (at the conclusion of the Girls' Championship), with estimated pick-up/delivery times mid-July 2024.

Under 18 State Championship-specific merchandise can be purchased through the Softball NSW online store:


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 regarding the event can be found on the Softball NSW website: Under 18 State Championships - Softball NSW

For any further information relating to the event, please contact Softball NSW Events & Facilities Coordinator, Aimee Sutton, at