2019 Canada Cup

2019 Canada Cup

Canada Cup

Surrey, B.C. – The Canadian Women’s and Junior Women’s National Teams are ready to compete at the 25th edition of the Canada Cup International Softball Championship from July 9-14 at Softball City. The Women’s National Team – who are competing as the Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) League – will be travelling from Minnesota following a five-game series with the Aussie Peppers, while the Junior Women’s National Team will be assembling for the first time since the team was named in January.
 
Team Canada won Gold at the event in 2018 and will begin their title defence against the Great Britain U22 team at 6:00pm PDT on July 9th.
 
The Junior Women’s National Team will play four exhibition games between July 6-8 before opening their tournament against Scrapyard International at 1:00pm PDT on July 9th.
 
The tournament features twelve (12) teams divided into two pools of six (6). Teams included in Pool A are Canada, Calahoo Erins, Chinese Taipei, Great Britain U22, New Zealand and Triple Crown Colorado while Pool B will feature the Canadian Juniors, Korea, Mizuno Impulse, Pakistan, Puerto Rico and Scrapyard International.
 
The top four (4) teams in each pool after the preliminary round will advance to the playoff round, with the top two (2) teams in each pool earning double life in the Page playoff system.
 
Following the Canada Cup, the Women’s National Team will head back to the National Pro Fastpitch League where they will be playing until the end of July before the Pan American Games that will take place August 4-10 in Lima, Peru. Team Canada will also host the WBSC Americas Olympic Qualifier from August 25 to September 1 in Surrey, B.C.
 
The Junior Women’s National Team will have a break before competing at the WBSC U19 Women’s Softball World Cup that will be played August 11-17 in Irvine, California.
 

WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM ROSTER
JUNIOR WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM ROSTER

CANADA SCHEDULE

Date Game Time
July 9 Canada vs. Great Britain U22 6:00pm PDT
July 10 Canada vs. Calahoo Erins 12:30pm PDT
  Canada vs. New Zealand Major Sox 7:00pm PDT
July 11 Canada vs. Chinese Taipei 6:00pm PDT
July 12 Canada vs. Triple Crown Colorado 1:00pm PDT
July 12-13 Playoff Round TBD
July 14 Medal Round TBD

JUNIOR SCHEDULE

Date Game Time
July 6 (EX) Canada Jr. vs. Mizuno Impulse 8:00pm PDT
July 7 (EX) Canada Jr. vs. Great Britan U22 6:00pm PDT
July 8 (EX) Canada Jr. vs. Calahoo Erins 6:00pm PDT
  (EX) Canada Jr. vs. TC Colorado 8:30pm PDT
July 9 Canada Jr. vs. Scrapyard International 1:00pm PDT
  Canada Jr. vs. Korea 8:30pm PDT
July 10 Canada Jr. vs. Mizuno Impulse 3:00pm PDT
July 11 Canada Jr. vs. Pakistan 8:30pm PDT
July 12 Canada Jr. vs. Puerto Rico 1:00pm PDT
July 12-13 Playoff Round TBD
July 14 Medal Round TBD
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