Dutch Team will play games in 11 City Tour
The schedule for the World Championship Summer Tour is almost complete, as two more dates were filled in and confirmed.
Starting on August 1, the Netherlands National Softball Team will stage an 11-city Tour around the country, which will carry that name (11 City Tour).
During the Tour, the team meets American College-teams, but also the National Teams from Germany and Japan.
Games will be played in 10 different cities, with the eleventh being Haarlem, th site of the World Championship.
The Tour is part of 'Be Part of the Challenge', the promotional activities on the Road to Haarlem.
Added to the list of organizing clubs to host one of the games are Euro Stars (Capelle a/d IJssel) and Birds (Zoetermeer).
The Netherlands Team will meet an American College-team on the site of Euro Stars on August 3 and will play vs. the University of Alabama at the site of Birds on August 10.
This leaves only August 6 open, but the organization of the Tour is having talks with candidate clubs.
The schedule is currently as follows:
|2||August 2||American College Team||Alphians||Alphen a/d Rijn|
|3||August 3||American College Team||Euro Stars||Capelle a/d IJssel|
|4||August 5||Oklahoma City University||Roef!||Moergestel|
|5||August 6||University of Alabama||to be announced (*)||to be announced (*)|
|6||August 8||Oklahoma City University||The Stags||Etten-Leur|
|7||August 9||University of Alabama||Gryphons||Rosmalen|
|8||August 10||University of Alabama||Birds||Zoetermeer|
|9||August 12||Japan||Hoofddorp Pioniers||Hoofddorp|
|10||August 13||Participant World Championship||Rooswijk||Velsen|
|11||August 15||Opening Game World Championship||Olympia Haarlem||Haarlem|
(*) - will be announced shortly