BOYS ACADEMY

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IN 2019, THE ISA ARE HOSTING Five TOURS WITH Six BOYS TEAMS.

U14 Boys - March 2019

New South Wales Softball Association are hosting a youth boys tournament in Sydney which includes a visiting team from Japan. The ISA New Zealand Academy  were again extended an exclusive invitation to send an ISA New Zealand U14 Boys to participate in the tournament.
 

NSW U14 Invitation International Challenge

Date: Tuesday 19th March - Monday 25 March

Tournament: Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th March

Location: Blacktown International Sports Park Park (Sydney, Australia)

Team Manager: Diane Waterhouse

Head Coach: Haydn Smith, former Softball NZ Chief Executive and former Black Sox Player Brian Mountford

Cost: Estimate $2,925pp to $3125 per person

Itinerary   - Note we have a couple of spots on this for parents

Day 1- Tuesday 20th March

Early flight ex Auckland/Wellington/Christchurch to Sydney (NOTE all pricing is based on flight ex Auckland/Wellington & Christchurch - the cost of players transport to these centre is yours)

Afternoon skills camp

Warm up Games - Southern Districts for games against U15 Boys - Jacquie Osmond Reserve, Station Street Warwick Farm

Day 2

Morning & Afternoon skills camp

Evening warm up game - Campbelltown & District Softball Association, Milton Park, Macquarie Road, Ingleburn

Day 2 - Thursday

Training -

Evening Warm up Games - Georges River, Kelso Park, 565 Henry Lawson Dr, Panania NSW 2213

Day 4 - Friday

Training

12 pm depart for Opera House visit driving across the Harbour Bridge

Paddys Market Visit

Evening Rugby League Game

Day 5

Tournament

Day 6 - Sunday

Tournament

Evening pack for trip Home

Day 7- Monday 26th - travel home

Visit Blacktown Shopping Centr on way to Airport

Accommodation, breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included in the costs - this excludes meals on the flights and lunch/dinner on the last day. Although we will have plenty of food at the accommodation and players are welcome to make there own meals for the last day. IT HAS NOT HAPPENDED YET.

Interested email Craig@ISA.org.nz or click on the REGISTER Tab above


ISA Development Boys - June/July 2019 -20 days -

20 days in softball heaven, three states,  we get good crowds to most games. Games in Saskatchwen, Alberta and Manitoba - Saskatoon, Deslsie, Earl Grey, Fleming, Earl Grey. 

Saskatoon Tournament

Saskatoon Softball Association, Saskatchewan Canada are hosting us for 5 days with Exhibition Games in Deslie, Saskatoon (home of the last men's worlds series), and Prince Albert (Home of the 2018 Junior World Series) and games in Earl Grey

Coaches: Alberta and Canadian coach Dale Wagner and an assistant coach is yet to be appointed.

ISA New Zealand Development Boys Tour Invitation International

Date: Saturday 22nd June - Thursday 10th July – 20 days

Tournaments: 

Flemming Memorial Tournament

Camrose, Doug Galenza Classic Fastball Tournament

Saskatoon Softball Association Super 8 Challenge Series

Kiwi Cup, Manitoba Challenge

Team Manager: Diane Waterhouse

Draft Plans: These are draft plans based on the expected flight plans

(NOTE all pricing is based on flight ex Auckland -  the cost of players transport to these centre is yours)

Cost: $5,900pp

Itinerary   - Note we have a couple of spots on this for parents

 Day 1     Saturday Depart New Zealand 22nd June early land in Saskatoon late

Day 2 Sunday Training

Day 3     Monday - training during the day Warm up game

Day 4      Tuesday - Training  - v Saskatoon Select 6pm & 8pm

Day 5      Wednesday – Travel to Shellbrook 6:00pm

Day 6      Thursday – Travel to Prince Albert 6.30 & 8.30pmv Prince Albert Astro

Day 7 ,8,9     Friday/Sat/Sunday – Drive to Camrose for Doug Galenza Classic Fastball Tournament

Day 9 Sunday at completion of Tournament Drive to Lac La Biche

Day 11     Monday July 1st CANADA DAY Travel to Lac La Biche Game time 4pm

Day 12     Tuesday Drive to Bonnyville Game 6pm & 8pm

Day 13 Wednesday Travel to Earl Grey 6.30pm v Earl Grey

Day 14   Thursday Drive to Winnipeg

 Day 15 Friday – Fly to Cross Lakes for Kiwi Cup

Day 16 Saturday/Sunday Kiwi Challenge

Day 17    Monday Fleming

Day 18    Tuesday 9th July Fly ex Regina

Day 19 Wednesday 10th - In Air

Day 20 Land back in New Zealand 11th July

Interested email Craig@ISA.org.nz

 


U15/16 Boys - October 2019

New South Wales Softball Association are hosting their NSW Blues Annual BOYS JUNIOR SOFTBALL Tournament at Softball Headquarters, at the Blacktown International Sportspark, Eastern Road, Rooty Hill, Western Syndey. We will play in the U18 Boys Grade. Departing New Zealand Saturday 5th Octover. We have taken two teams for this Tournament since it began.

New South Wales Softball Blues Junior Tournament

Date: Saturday 5th to Saturday 12th October

Tournament: 9th Wednesday 10th Thursday & Friday 11th October

Location: Warm up games and training in and around Western Sydney with Tournament at Blacktown

Team Manager: Diane Waterhouse

Head Coach: Dale Eager

Cost: $2,950pp to $3150

Itinerary

Day 1- Early Saturday 5th Octoner

Early flight Auckland - Sydney

Morning & Afternoon skills camp - lunch at park

Evening game against each other at Stanhope

Day 2 Sunday

Announcement of two teams

Morning games Georges Rivers

Back to accommodation for NRL Rugby League Final

Day 3 Monday 7th Oct

Blacktown Shopping Centre am/ training at Blacktown Stanhope afternoon

Evening Exhibition Game in Southern District and Southern District Assn Warrick Farm

Day 4 - Tuesday  8th October

Training am/pm - Evening game in McCarther

Day 5 - Wednesday 9th October

TOURNAMENT

Day 6 - Thursday  10th October

TOURNAMENT

Day 7 - Friday  11th October

TOURNAMENT

Day 8 - Saturday  12th October

Travel home

 

Various entertainment will be offered. Outlined itinerary is subject to change based on the softball program and timings. In the past, we have included visits to markets; downtown Sydney; Lina Park, Sydney Opera House; League Ganes; Sydney Harbour Bridge and tunnel; Movies: Outlet shops; Blacktown shopping complex; specialised softball shops. Any entertainment costs are covered in teh tour fee.

Accommodation, breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included in the costs - this excludes meals on the flights and lunch on the last day.

UNDER 17/18 Boys - May 2019

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Europe – Softball is an emerging sport in parts of Europe. The facilities are incredible and European country competition has more Men’s countries competing than the ISC worlds Series.

Date: Tuesday 21st May -  Tuesday 4th June  – 15 days

Tournament: 

Joudrs International Cup Boys Tournament in Prague. We will be staying at the accommodation built on the Park for the Men’s World Series while in Prague.

The Tournament is the pre Tournament to test the facilities in advance of the 16th Men’s Softball World Championship in mid June

Team Manager: Diane Waterhouse

Coaches: Former Czech Republic Men’s Technical Coach & Austrian Womens Head Coach - Lawrence Allen - a Kiwi having move to Eeurope to further is coaching National Team and Richard Allison from Canterbury Rep team coach/ and long time ISA coach.

Cost: $5,450pp   - this cost is based on flights ex Auckland

Day1 Tuesday, 21 May  Auckland Departure

Day2 Wednesday 22 May  Arrival in Frankfurt Germany - training

Day3 Thursday, 23 May Visit Frankfurt City Game v German National Team

Day4 Friday, 24 May  Travel to Prague

Day5 Saturday, 25 May  Training/ Touring and Warm up game

Day6 Sunday, 26  May  Training/Touring and Warm up game

Day7 Monday, 27 May  Visit downtown Prague Exhibition Games

Day8 Tuesday, 28 May  Church of Bones - Exhibition Games

Day9 Wednesday, 29 May  Prague Joudrs International Cup Boys Tournament

Day10 Thursday, 30 May  Prague Joudrs International Cup Boys Tournament

Day11 Friday, 31 May  Prague Joudrs International Cup Boys Tournament

Day12 Saturday, 1 June  Prague Joudrs International Cup Boys Tournament

Day13 Sunday, 2 June  Travel to Frankfurt Departure back to New Zealand

Day14 Monday, 14 May  Flying home

Day15 Tuesday, 15 May Arrive back in New Zealand

 

ISA U13 Boys - JuLY 2019  13 days including Disneyland

13 days in softball heaven, including Los Angeles,  we get good crowds to most games in Saskatoon

Saskatoon Tournament

Saskatoon Softball Association, Saskatchewan Canada are hosting us for 2 days with Exhibition Games, Saskatoon (home of the last men's worlds series including training in Los Angeles, Disneyland for two days and a Baseball game

Coaches:  Gene Lutton Former Black Sox and Manu Samoan National Team and Steve Sila - NZ Provincial and ISA Coach for the last five years

Date: Friday 12th July - Wednesday 24th July – 13 days

Tournament: 

                   Super 8 International U14 Boys Invitational Fastpitch Challenge

Cost $5900 includes airfares, accommodation, transport, all meals except at airport, and entertainment costs, and all training, playing and dress clothing.

Team Manager: Diane Waterhouse

Draft Plans

Day 1    Friday 12th July Depart Auckland (at the moment all flights are ex Auckland – all costs are based on flying ex Auckland) -  

Day 2    Saturday 13th July Training, Orange County Shopping & LA Angles Baseball Game

Day 3    Sunday 14th July Training & Disneyland until late

Day 4    Monday 15th July Training & Disneyland until late

Day 5    Tuesday 16th July Fly to Saskatoon, stay at Saskatoon Super 8

Day 6     Wednesday, 17th July  Training & Double Header at Delisle   

           Day 7    Thursday, 18th July Visit Indian Reservation - Double header at Bob Van Impe Stadium Game 1 6:30 pm v Saskatoon Selects Game 1 8:30 pm v Warman

             Day 8    Friday, 19th July Travel to Prince Albert for Tournament

             Day 9    Saturday Tournament

             Day 10    Sunday Tournament

                   Super 8 International U14 Boys Invitational Fastpitch Challenge

              Day 11    Monday, July 22 nd– Depart to Back to New Zealand

             Day 12    Tuesday July 23rd – in flight

             Day 13    Wednesday July 24th   arrive home