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Invitational Tournament in Italy Now Accepting Applications

OTTAWA, ON – Canadian baseball team at the age levels of 9-12 and 13-16 are invited to apply for the 24th Junior International Baseball Tournament of Sala Baganza in Sala Baganza, Italy.

The tournament, organized by the Sala Baganza Baseball Club, will take place from the 6-10 August, 2008.  A team must consist of no more than 16 members (14 players, 2 coaches) and must apply for the ragazzi division, which is for palyers aged 9-12, or the cadetti division, which is for players aged 13-16.

The registration cost is 200 EUR (approx. $300 CDN) with an additional 200 EUR for a security deposit in case of damages or for a team that would be a no show at the tournament.  The deposit will be refunded at the end of the tournament.  Accommodations and meals are included, but travel costs are at the expense of the teams.  All costs are only to be paid after notification of a successful application.

The deadline to apply to participate in the tournament is April 15, 2008 and you must specify if you are applying for the ragazzi division, the cadetti division or both.  Teams will be notified of a successful application by April 30, 2008.

To apply to participate in the tournament or for more information, send an e-mail to  For more information on the Sala Baganza Baseball Club, visit their website at