THE 23nd WORLD CHILDREN'S BASEBALL FAIR 2013 in Fukui-

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Day #8 2013/08/25 Closing Ceremony

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Day #8 2013/08/25 Baseball Clinic #6

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Day #7 2013/08/24 Good Will Party

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Day #7 2013/08/24 Exchange Event #4

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Day #7 2013/08/24 Baseball Clinic #5

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Day #6 2013/08/23 Exchange Event #3

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Day #6 2013/08/23 Baseball Clinic #4

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Day #5 2013/08/22 Exchange Event #2

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Day #5 2013/08/22 Exchange Game #3

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Day #4 2013/08/21 Baseball Clinic #2

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Day #4 2013/08/21 Exchange Event #1

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Day #3 2013/08/20 Baseball Clinic #1

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Day #3 2013/08/20 Opening Ceremony

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Outline & Schedule

Outline

Catch Smiles! GENKI from Fukui Makes the World a happy Place
THE 23rd WORLD CHILDREN'S BASEBALL FAIR 2013
in FUKUI

Program Baseball clinics conducted by IBAF (International Baseball Federation) coaches;The participating children (from 13 countries/regions) are divided into eight groups and learn the basics of baseball.International Exchange Games; Games are played among teams from Chinese Taipei, Korea and local selected teams from Fukui.
Hosted by

World Children’s Baseball Foundation
Fukui Prefecture
Tsuruga City
Obama City
Mihama Town
Takahama Town
Ohi Town
Wakasa Town
Japan Amateur Baseball Association

Operated by The 23rd World Children’s Baseball Fair, Fukui Executive Committee
In Association with International Baseball Federation
Supported by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Japan Rubber Baseball Association
NHK
NHK Global Media Services
The Asahi Shimbun
The Mainichi Newspapers
The Yomiuri Shimbun
The Fukui Shimbun
In Cooperation with Baseball Federation of Japan
Nippon Professional Baseball
Major League Baseball of the U.S.A.
Reinan Kouiki Gyousei Kumiai
Term Aug. 18 (Sun.) -- Aug. 26 (Mon.), 2013
Fair Site [Baseball Clinics]
Aug. 20 (Tue.)  - Aug. 25 (Sun.)
Tsuruga City General Athletic Stadium
Baseball Field, Multipurpose Field, Athletic Field

[International Exchange Games]
Aug. 20 (Tue.)  - Aug. 25 (Sun.)
Tsuruga City General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field
Ohi Town General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field
Mihama Town General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field
Participating countries /regions

[Baseball Clinics]
1. Cameroon
2. Brazil 3. Canada 4. U.S.A.
5. Bhutan 6. People's Republic of China 7. Japan 8. Nepal 9. Thailand
10. Germany 11. Netherlands 12. Russia
13. Australia

[International Exchange Games]
1. Chinese Taipei
2. Republic of Korea
3. Japan

Television Coverage NHK ETV (Sep. 15 Sun. 14:30~)



Schedule

Catch Smiles! GENKI from Fukui Makes the World a happy Place
THE 23rd WORLD CHILDREN'S BASEBALL FAIR 2013
in FUKUI

Aug. 18 Sun. Participants Arrive, Registration and Orientation
Distribution of Baseball Equipments
Teams Arrive for The International Exchange Games
Aug. 19 Mon. Distribution of Baseball Equipments
Welcome Party (Hirose)
Aug. 20 Tue. Opening Ceremony and Photo Session (Tsuruga City General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field)
Baseball Clinic #1 (Tsuruga City General Athletic Stadium Multipurpose Field, Athletic Field)

Exchange Game #1 (Tsuruga City General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field)
Aug. 21 Wed. Baseball Clinic #2 (Tsuruga City General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field, Multipurpose Field)
Exchange Event #1 (Obama City)

Exchange Game #2 (Ohi Town General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field)
Exchange Event #1 (Takahama Town)
Aug. 22 Thu. Baseball Clinic #3 (Tsuruga City General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field, Multipurpose Field)
Exchange Event #2 (Mihama Town)

Exchange Game #3 (Ohi Town General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field)
Exchange Event #2 (Ohi Town)
Aug. 23 Fri. Baseball Clinic #4 (Tsuruga City General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field, Multipurpose Field)
Exchange Event #3 (Fukui Prefecture Dinosaur Museum)

Exchange Game #4 (Mihama Town General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field)
Exchange Event #3 (Fukui Prefecture Dinosaur Museum)
Aug. 24 Sat. Baseball Clinic #5 (Tsuruga City General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field, Multipurpose Field)
Exchange Event #4 (Tsuruga City)

Exchange Game #5 (Mihama Town General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field)
Exchange Event #4 (Wakasa Town)

Good Will Party (New Sunpia Tsuruga)
VIP Banquet (New Sunpia Tsuruga)
Aug. 25 Sun. Baseball Clinic #6 (Tsuruga City General Athletic Stadium Multipurpose Field, Athletic Field)

Exchange Game #6 (Tsuruga City General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field)
Closing Ceremony (Tsuruga City General Athletic Stadium Baseball Field) 
Aug. 26 Mon. Teams of the International Exchange Games Depart
Participants Depart



IBAF Coach

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Head Coach
Angel Bonilla
U.S.A.
The Number of Times in Previous WCBF: 23

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Sub Head Coach
Yoshihisa Uchikawa
Japan
The Number of Times in Previous WCBF: 8

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Edgar Perez
Puerto Rico
The Number of Times in Previous WCBF: 5

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Robin Wallace
U.S.A.
The Number of Times in Previous WCBF: 3

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Martijn Nijhoff
Netherlands
The Number of Times in Previous WCBF: 2

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Mathew Sundstrom
Australia
The Number of Times in Previous WCBF: First Time

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Daishin Nakamura
Japan
The Number of Times in Previous WCBF: 4

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Kazumasa Komeda
Japan
The Number of Times in Previous WCBF: 2

Participating countries and regions


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