SportLoMo through our AustralAsian partner, Sports Club HQ, welcomes Baseball Queensland (QLD) to the SportLoMo platform.
SportLoMo will provide member registration, competition and game management and umpire/referee/official assignment to Queensland.
Sports Club HQ will act as the service provider and the direct contact with QLD, providing club services, a club app, communications and support on the ground in Australia.
Sports Club HQ, is an international leading sports club communication and fundraising platform. Sports Club HQ
About Baseball Queensland
Organised baseball has been played in Queensland since 1937 with the early clubs springing up around Brisbane’s inner suburbs. There are seven Queensland baseball regions: Brisbane North, Brisbane South, Brisbane West, Brisbane Metro, Gold Coast, Far North Coast, North Queensland Baseball.
Queensland is home to the Queensland Rams Junior, Women’s, Provincial and Senior representative Baseball Teams and their mascot “Ronny” the Ram.
Many women play baseball in Australia and with the Queensland Rams Women’s team competing in the annual Australian Women’s National Titles, with an Australian Women’s Team being selected to represent Australia at the World Women’s Baseball Championships.
Australia Women’s (Emeralds) are currently ranked fourth in World Women’s Baseball. The Australian Men’s team (Thunder) are ranked at number 8 in the World (WBSC).
Baseball Queensland also enters the Junior Rams teams in the A (U14), AA (U16) and AAA (U18) Junior National Titles in January each year.
Club Baseball Competitions fall into the following age groups:
- Under 8 Migh Tee Ball & Aussie T-Ball (4-7yrs, boys and girls).
- U10 Rookie Ball (coaches pitch to their own teams, nine/ten players).
- Little League (U12) more closely resembles true baseball.
- Baseball (U14, U16, U18 and U20 age groups)
- Seniors Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Competitions, beginners to majors competitions.
Australia is the fastest growing ‘Little League’ country in the world.
The Australian Little League team crowned champions compete at the little league world series in the USA (fully funded trip). Junior League crowned champions represent Australia at the Asia Pacific Championships.
Australian Baseball League (ABL)
The Australian Baseball League is Australia’s premiere baseball competition.
Founded in 2010 as a joint venture between Baseball Australia and Major League Baseball, the ABL continues to thrill fans in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney with a dazzling combination of Australia’s best homegrown talent and top prospects from around the world.
Now entering its seventh season in 2016/17, the ABL has featured over 660 players from 17 different countries and territories and has assisted with the development of players from all 30 MLB teams.
Since 2010 the Australian Baseball League has grown to become one of the fastest growing sports in Australia.
About Baseball Australia (BA)
Baseball Australia works with seven State and Territory associations and 600+ clubs across the country. Includes Queensland, New South Wales, Canberra, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory.
Baseball Australia (BA) is the governing body for all levels of baseball throughout Australia. It is primarily responsible for the development of the sport; administration, conduct, participation, high performance and promotion. BA also acts as the international liaison and represents Australian Baseball at all International forums.
Baseball Australia are the 100% owner of the Australian Baseball League (ABL). The Southern Thunder and the Emeralds are the Mens and Women’s National Senior representative teams for Baseball Australia, both competing in the biennial IBAF World Cup and the men in the triennial World Baseball Classic.