GIRLS ACADEMY

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DEVELOPMENT OPEN WOMEN - AUGUST 2018

ISA New Zealand are of the European Softball Federation (ESF) Women’s European Chub in August 2018. We are send an Open Women’s Development team, the draft plan

Tour Dates: Depart New Zealand on the 14th August returning on 27th August

 

Inclusions: 10 warm up games in advance of the Tournament at various locations in Italy. Visiting the Egyptian Museum of Turin, see the city with the Turin City Hop-on Hop-off Tour, opening eyes to the marvellous sights of Torino.1/2 day visit to Piazza del Campo, and a Day trip to Genoa or Savona for a beach day.

The European Softball Federation (ESF) is a non-profit sports organization that connects and represents all European National Softball Federations on a European-wide level.  The ESF itself is a member of the WBSC Softball Division (International Softball Federation)

Today, there are 33 affiliated National Federations: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Guernsey, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jersey, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.

European Softball Federation (ESF)  WOMENS Éuropean Cup (XXV)

Date: Depart Tuesday  14th August returning  Monday 27th Auhust

Tournament: Monday 20th  to Saturday 25th Ausgust

Location: Location: La Loggia in the City of Turin, Rhibo Softball La Loggia,

Team Manager: Diane & Craig Waterhouse

Head Coach: Jamie Brear

Transport 2 x 9 Seater vans

Cost: $5,930pp

Itinerary

Day 1 - Tuesday

Early ex flight Auckland  

Day 2 - Wednesday

Land in Turin/ pick up transport and check into Hotel

Team walk about

Evening training

Day 3 - Thursday

Training

1/2 day visit to Piazza del Campo

Day 4 - Friday

Hop on Hop off Tour of Turin

Possible visit downtown La Loggia

Possible evening game

Day 5  Saturday

Mini Tournament

Day 6 Sunday

Date trip to beach, Genoa or Savona for day

Day 7. 8,9,10.11 and Day 12  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

TOURNAMENT with a shopping night

Day 13- Sunday

R & R and prep for flight home

Depart for Auckland

Day 14, 15 - Monday/Tuesday

Flight home land Auckland New Zealand Tuesday 28th August

Players make own arrangements for flights to and from Auckland

Interest - either register above or emailCraig@ISA.org.nz

U17 Girls - July 2017

New South Wales Softball Association are hosting visiting teams from United States and New Zealand with some their NSW Academy Teams in a International U17 Girls Softball Tournament at the Blacktown International Sports Park, Western Sydney, at the venue of Baseball & Softball at Sydney Olympics.  The is a new event on the calendar in Australia and New South Wales softball have extended an invitation to the ISA New Zealand Academy to send a team to participate in the tournament.

AUSTRALIAN INVITATIONAL YOUTH GAMES U18 GIRLS Tournament

Date: Depart Monday 16th July to  Monday  23rd July

Tournament: Saturday 21sr and Sunday 22nd July

Location: Blacktown Olympic Park (Sydney, Australia)

Team Manager: Diane & Craig Waterhouse

Head Coach: Dean Turner,and former New Zealand Black Sox pitcher Paul Algar

Cost: $2,950pp

Itinerary

Day 1 - Monday

Early flight Auckland - Sydney

Morning skills camp

Evening Games in Campbelltown

Day 2

Morning/afternoon training run and evening warm up games v Sunderland

Day 3 - Wednesday

 Morning/afternoon training run and evening warm up games v Penrith

Day 4 - Thursday 19th July

Morning trip into downtown Sydney, Darling Harbour, Paddy's Opera House and Harbour Bridge

Evening game v Sutheland at Cornulla

Day 5 - Friday

Morning at Parklea Market

INTERNATIONAL CUP TOURNAMENT

Day 6 - Saturday

INTERNATIONAL CUP TOURNAMENT

Possible league game depending on draw

Day 7 - Sunday

INTERNATIONAL CUP TOURNAMENT

Day 8 - Monday 23rd July

Pack to head home/ Blacktown Shopping Centre/travel to Airport

Depart on back to New Zealand

Costs are based on flying ex Auckland

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; Sydney Opera House; League Games; Sydney Harbour Bridge and tunnel; Outlet shops; Blacktown shopping complex; specialised softball shops; Wildlife Park; Darling Harbour; IMAX; and the Star Restaurant (formerly Planet Hollywood). Entry costs are covered.

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

Interest - either register above or emailCraig@ISA.org.nz

U15 Girls - September 2017

New South Wales Softball Association are hosting a youth U17 Girls Softball tournament (Blue Blaze Softball Tournament) at the Blacktown Internation Sports Park, Western Sydney, at the venue of Baseball & Softball at Sydney Olympics.  The ISA New Zealand Academy were again extended an invitation to send an ISA New Zealand U15 Girls team to participate in the tournament.

NSW U17 Girls Blue Blaze Softball Tournament

Date: Depart Saturday 6th October to Saturday  13th October

Tournament: Monday 10th October - 12th October

Location: Blacktown Olympic Park (Sydney, Australia)

Team Manager: Diane & Craig Waterhouse

Head Coach: TBA

Cost: $2,950pp

Itinerary

Day 1- Saturday

Early flight Auckland - Sydney

Morning skills camp

Evening Games to determine equal split of teams Campbell town

Day 2 - Sunday

One day Festival of Softball, Manly with beqach visit and Opera House visit on way home

Day 3 - Monday

Training

Warm up game at Sharks Bite Tournament Sutherland - Captain Cook Fields Wooloowarening

 

Day 4 - Tuesday

Training

Warm up game at Sharks Bite Tournament Sutherland - Captain Cook Fields Wooloowarening

Day 5 - Wednesday

BLUE BLAZE TOURNAMENT

Day 6 - Thursday

BLUE BLAZE TOURNAMENT

Day 7 - Friday

BLUE BLAZE TOURNAMENT

Day 8 - Saturday

Tidy Up = Pack and shopping

Depart on flight back to New Zealand

Although in most cases we will fly via Auckland, we will try and fly your son/daughter back to the closest International Airport depending on flight times; this may mean he travels alone. Where possible we arrange flight from Christchurch and Wellington also.

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; Sydney Opera House; League Games; Sydney Harbour Bridge and tunnel; Outlet shops; Blacktown shopping complex; specialised softball shops; Wildlife Park; Darling Harbour; IMAX; and the Star Restaurant (formerly Planet Hollywood). Entry costs are covered.

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

nterest - either register above or emailCraig@ISA.org.nz

 

ISA U13 GIRLS - JuLY/August 2018  13 days including Disneyland

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

Saskatoon Tournament

Saskatoon Softball Association, Saskatchewan Canada are hosting us for 5 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:  Mark Rowley, Dean Turner, Peter Moffat and Mereana Matangi   

ISA New Zealand Development Boys Tour Invitation International

Date: Friday 27th July - Wednesday 9th August – 13 days

Tournament: 

                   Super 8 International U14 Boys & Girls Invitational Fastpitch Challenge

Team Manager: Diane Waterhouse

Draft Plans

Day 1    Friday 27th July Depart Auckland (at the moment all flights are ex Auckland – all costs are based on flying ex Auckland) -  

Day 2    Saturday 28th July Training, Orange County Shopping & LA Angles Baseball Game

Day 3    Sunday 29th July Training & Disneyland until late

Day 4    Monday 30th July Training & Disneyland until late

Day 5    Tuesday 31st July Fly to Saskatoon, stay at Saskatoon Super 8

Day 6     Wednesday, 1st August  

   Girls at Joe Gallagher Fields    Games 1 at 6:30pm v Saskatoon Raiders  Games 2 at 8:30pm v Lasers

                                     Boys at Bob Van Impe Stadium   Game 1 6:30 pm v Saskatoon Selects  Game 1 8:30 pm v Delisle 

           Day 7    Thursday, 2nd August 

                                      Girls at Joe Gallagher Field  Games 1 at 6:30pm v Saskatoon Hustlers  Games 2 at 8:30pm v Phantoms

                                      Boys at Bob Van Impe Stadium Game 1 6:30 pm v Saskatoon Selects Game 1 8:30 pm v Warman

             Day 8    Friday, 3rd August Tournament

             Day 9    Saturday Tournament

             Day 10    Sunday Tournament

                   Super 8 International U14 Boys & Girls Invitational Fastpitch Challenge

                   Girl’s event at Bob Van Impe Stadium, Glen Reeve Fields 3 & 4

                   Boy’s event at Joe Gallagher Field 

              Day 11    Monday, August 7th – Depart to Back to New Zealand

             Day 12    Tuesday August 8th – in flight

             Day 13    Wednesday August 9th   arrive home