About BBF Women's Baseball League

#BBFWomensBaseball


The British Baseball Federation (BBF) Women's Baseball League was announced on the 30th May 2020 (see press release click here), in association with WB-UK Women's Baseball UK. The BBF Women's Baseball League was set to start in the summer of 2020; however, with the government lockdown resulting from COVID-19, it has been suspended to 2021. 

The League is dedicated to women playing baseball from ages 14 and older. The BBF Women's Baseball League games will be played on Saturday's in various locations. There will be three divisions among seven teams that will be set to minimise travel. At the end of the regular season, a National Women's Baseball Championship will be held. 

STEP 1 > STEP 2 > STEP 3 > STEP 4
Find a women's
club to join
Women's Club/Team
registers with the BBF
BBF Women's Baseball
League regular season



To be a part of the League, a club or team must be registered to the British Baseball Federation (BBF). To register a team please click here (terms and fees apply). Club membership to the BBF provides you access to all of the BBF benefits: The Women's League, insurance, other events, Women's Baseball League National Championship, training, international recognition, WBSC scoring app., coaches certification, etc. 

If you are a player with no team or club, please e-mail info@britishbaseball.org we will then do our best to match you to a team. 

BBF Women's Baseball Clubs and Divisions

SCOTLAND DIVISION NORTHERN DIVISION SOUTHERN DIVISION
- Aberdeen Thistles
in Aberdeen 
click here
- WB-UK Nomads,
in Stirling 
click here
- Manchester Baseball Club
in Manchester 
click here
- Sheffield Bruins
in Sheffield 
click here
- Bristol Bobcats Baseball Team
in Bristol 
click here
- Cambridge Valkyries
in Cambridge 
click here
- Belles Baseball
in Slough 
click here

Timeline: 

  • All games to be played on Saturday 
  • Regular season May to August
  • Playoffs August to September

Game formats:

  • Regular season: Six games
  • Single games: Seven innings
  • Doubleheaders: Five innings each game

BBF Women's Baseball Championship format:

  • All teams are in the playoffs
  • Seedings are determined by the regular season standings e.g., seed 1, seed 2, etc

Bats

Wooden or metal

Rules: 

Women's Handbook

Umpiring:

If you are interested in umpiring in the BBF Women's League please e-mail umpiring@britishbaseball.org 

IMPORTANT: 

The above is subject to change considering COVID-19 government restrictions and lockdown rules. 


On a separate note, GREAT BRITAIN BASEBALL WOMEN'S NATIONAL TEAM

Are you a woman who holds a British passport or is eligible to get one? 

Would you like to represent over 66 million Brits by becoming a part of the Great Britain Baseball Women's (first) National Team? 

Register your interest online click here. Destiny awaits. 

CEB EUROPE: POSTPONED TO 2022 AS A RESULT OF COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

European Championship (EC) Women's Baseball Championship Tournament 2021 

Location: Montpellier, France

Dates: 28th to 31st June 2021 

Countries: 

  • France 
  • Netherlands
  • Czech Republic 
  • Great Britain 


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) 

The British Baseball Federation (BBF) is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion (DEI) among our volunteers, members and participants, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. 

As the NGB of our sport we aim to develop an environment where our participants come together to enjoy our sport and foster an environment whereby we accept everyone e.g., different backgrounds, regardless of their age, ethnicity, race, colour, abilities, religion, socioeconomic status, culture, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.



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