Dates & Times
- Saturday 3 – Saturday 10 November 2018: 7:45am – 5:30pm daily
- Age is determined as at Friday 2 November 2018 by the youngest player in the team
- Minimum age for competition is 35 years for men and 30 years for women
- Men: 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+
- Women: 30+
Sport Fee: $110 per person per team
- Competitor: $140
- Non-Playing Official: $85
Credit card fee: 1.21% (incl GST)
Account2Account (select Australian banks – no fee)
- Team entries close: Friday 21 September 2018 (8pm AEST) or once the maximum capacity is reached
- Individual entries into existing teams close: Friday 2 November 2018 (8pm AEST)
Surfers Paradise Baseball Club
The Surfers Paradise Baseball Club is located just outside pulsating Surfers Paradise and has produced some of the country’s best baseball players during its 29-year-history. The club features two fully-fenced permanent diamonds, batting tunnel and machine, enclosed dugouts and a spectator viewing area for your friends and family.
Nerang Baseball Club
Nerang is the golden gateway to the Gold Coast’s famous hinterland and many travellers use the suburb as the benchmark that they have arrived on the Gold Coast. Featuring a pristine field and a new clubhouse extension, the Nerang Baseball Club provides baseballers the essentials for an unforgettable baseball experience.
Additional Baseball Information
- The baseball team planning guide will assist team managers collate the necessary information and fees to register the minimum requirement of 9 players.
- The Pan Pacific Masters Games is a wood bat competition. Wood and wood composite bats MUST be used in all divisions. Bats must be of any length or weight, within the allowable current official rules of baseball.
- To guarantee your teams nomination and inclusion in the capped team numbers, each team is required to register and make full payment for a minimum of 9 players. Only teams who meet this requirement will be confirmed as participating in the event.
- As team placements will fill quickly, all team organisers who have not already done so, please express your interest to Tony McPhail by email immediately. Please note that an expression of interest does not guarantee your team a place.
- All teams are required to have a minimum of 13 players registered by the close of entries date on Friday 21 September 2018.
- Clubs may only register one team per age division.
- Individual entries into existing teams will be accepted up until the beginning of the Games.
- The provision of an accredited umpire per team is mandatory (three or more teams from one group/club must provide two umpires minimum).
- Teams are also required to provide a scorer.
- If your team umpire and/or scorer are not playing in your team, they are classified as ‘Non-Playing-officials’.
- Divisional draws will be listed on the Games website one week prior to the Games. Participants will be required to collect their full draw upon registration at the Games Village.
- The inclusion of all age divisions is subject to a minimum of four teams registering for the competition.
- Mixed teams are allowed but the minimum age criterion must be applied.
- Competition is presented by Surfers Paradise Baseball Club.
Rules & Judiciary Procedures
- Competition rules: Major League Baseball Official Rules
- Local By-Laws: PPMG by-laws
- Judiciary Procedures: PPMG Judiciary Procedures
Pan Pacific Masters Games
Phone: 07 5668 9888
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Organise transport to your sports and the Games Village with our official transport company Con-X-ion or view the public transport options.
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