Baseball(Rubber Baseball)

Baseball(Rubber Baseball)

Sport Overview

Rubber baseball was developed in Japan a century ago and is played using a rubber ball. The basic rules are identical to those of baseball. Rubber baseball is a popular lifelong sport that can be enjoyed safely by people of all ages and sexes, from children (elementary school students) to adults (elders).

[Schedule]
 Saturday, 14th May - Friday, 20th May 2022

[Venue]
 ・Moriyama City Sports Park Baseball Field <Moriyama City, Shiga>
 ・Higashiomi Koto Stadium <Higashiomi City, Shiga>
 ・Higashiomi Okunono Sports Park <Higashiomi City, Shiga>
 ・Higashiomi Nagayama Park <Higashiom City, Shiga>

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Event

(General Category)
GenderEventGradeAge Categories
MenA: National tournament level30+
MixedB: Regional tournament level30+, 45+
C: A level at which players enjoy the game for interest and exchange30+
* For mixed teams there are no gender limitation.
* The age of the youngest male player on the team will determinate the team's age category. The age category entered must be either the actual age category or a younger age category.
* One play can participate only in one type of competition.

Eligibility

Nothing in particular. Provided, however, that all participants must enter their history of participation in baseball competitions. Those who apply individually will be randomly assigned to a team by the executive committee.

Age Requirement

Minimum age is 30 (born on or before 31st December 1992)
In line with the sport-specific rules, an athlete must compete in their designated age group, with your age determined as at 31st December 2022.
For example, if you are 44 during Games time but have turned 45 by 31st December 2022, you would compete in the 45+ age category.

Sport News

[16th July 2021] Updated “World Anti-Doping Code” and “the rules of the International Masters Games Association” of Sports Information Guide.
[1st March 2021] We have released the Sports Information Guide with new schedule!

Sports Information Guide

Schedule

Sport Discipline May 2022 Venues
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Baseball Baseball          
Hotto Motto Field Kobe
G7 Stadium Kobe
Ajisai Stadium Kita-Kobe
Miki Disaster Prevention Park
Rubber Baseball                    
Moriyama City Sports Park Baseball Field [Men’s] Grade A
Higashiomi Koto Stadium [Men’s] Grade A, [Mixed] Grade B
Higashiomi Okunono Sports Park [Mixed] Grade B, C
Higashiomi Nagayama Park [Mixed] Grade B

※The above schedule was created based on the information that is current as of 1st March, 2021. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.

Venue

Moriyama City Sports Park Baseball Field [Men’s] Grade A

Location 335 Ishidacho, Moriyama City, Shiga
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・10 minutes by Shuttle bus from Moriyama Sta.
・30 minutes by car from Meishin Expressway “Ritto” Interchange
Official Homepage http://www.moriyama-s-p.com/

Higashiomi Koto Stadium [Men’s] Grade A, [Mixed] Grade B

Location 610 Ikeshocho, Higashiomi City, Shiga
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・13 minutes by Shuttle bus from Yokaichi Sta.
・9 minutes by car from Meishin Expressway “Yokaichi” Interchange
Official Homepage https://www.city.higashiomi.shiga.jp/0000000154.html

Higashiomi Okunono Sports Park [Mixed] Grade B, C

Location 70 Aoyamacho, Higashiomi City, Shiga
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・14 minutes by Shuttle bus from Yokaichi Sta.
・10 minutes by car from Meishin Expressway “Yokaichi” Interchange
Official Homepage https://www.city.higashiomi.shiga.jp/0000000152.html

Higashiomi Nagayama Park [Mixed] Grade B

Location 370 Kamiomoricho, Higashiomi City, Shiga
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・14 minutes by Shuttle bus from Yokaichi Sta.
・5 minutes by car from Meishin Expressway “Yokaichi” Interchange
Official Homepage https://www.city.higashiomi.shiga.jp/0000000145.html

Sport Check-in

[Date and Time]
Saturday, 14th May to Tuesday, 17th May 2022 8:00 – 17:30
* The competition entry must be completed at least one hour before the start of the game of the own team

[Venue (Only on the day of competition)]
(1) Moriyama City Sports Park Baseball Field Venue Headquarters
  (335 Ishidacho, Moriyama City, Shiga 524-0014)
(2) Higashiomi Koto Stadium Venue Headquarters
  (610 Ikeshocho, Higashiomi City, Shiga 527-0113)
(3) Higashiomi Okunono Sports Park Venue Headquarters
  (70 Aoyamacho, Higashiomi City, Shiga 527-0164)
(4) Higashiomi Nagayama Park Venue Headquarters
  (370 Kamiomoricho, Higashiomi City, Shiga 527-0062)

[Remarks]
Entry shall be accepted at the venue of the first game of each team. Entry can be made by the team representative alone. The team list must be submitted upon entry.

Nearest Village

Masters Village Shiga (Hamaotsu A-qus)

Location 2-1 Hamacho, Otsu City, Shiga
Access ・From Biwako Hamaotsu Station, please proceed toward Biwako Hotel through Hamaotsu Sky Cross (pedestrian deck) . Hamaotsu A-qus is situated next to Biwako Hotel.
・From JR Otsu Station, Please go straight along Chuo-Odori and Biwako hotel will be located 5
traffic lights away from then. Hamaotsu A-qus will be located to the west.
Official Homepage http://www.a-qus.com/

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