WCBF 2016 -Outline-



Smiles and Spirit Join Together for the Future! Play Ball in Toyama!
Program Baseball clinics conducted by WBSC (World Baseball Softball Confederation) 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, Hong Kong and local selected teams from Toyama.
Hosted by WCBF: World Children’s Baseball Foundation
Toyama Prefecture
Takaoka City
Imizu City
Himi City
Tonami City
Oyabe City
Nanto City
Japan Amateur Baseball Association
Operated by The 26th World Children’s Baseball Fair, Toyama Executive Committee
In Association with WBSC: World Baseball Softball Confederation
Supported by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Japan Sports Agency
Japan Rubber Baseball Association
NHK   NHK Global Media Services 
The Asahi Shimbun
The Mainichi Newspapers
The Yomiuri Shimbun
The Kitanippon Shimbun
In Cooperation with Baseball Federation of Japan
All Japan University Baseball Federation
Nippon Professional Baseball
Major League Baseball of the U.S.A
Chiba Baseball Council
Sponsored by Asahi Soft Drinks Co., Ltd.   Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
Japan Center for Local Autonomy   Japan Royal Jelly Co., Ltd.
Secom Co., Ltd.   Softbank Group Corp.
Daio Paper Corporation   Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Descente Ltd.   Tokyo Dome Corporation
Toshiba Corporation   TOTO Ltd.
Nagase-Kenko Corporation   Nishikawa Sangyo Co., Ltd.
Japan Airlines   Fukuoka Softbank HAWKS Corp.
Mizuno Corporation
Supporting Company Eiheiji Ryokuseikai   GABA Corporation
JA Zen-Noh Tamago Co., Ltd.   Senshu Co., Ltd.
Chuoken Senbei Inc.   Nissin Travel Service Co., Ltd.
Hakuhodo DY Media Partners Incorporated
The Commercial Broadcasters Club. Hokurikuregion Fukui
Mizuno Sports Promotion Foundation   Megmilk Snow Brand Co., Ltd.
Term August 17 Wed. --- August 25 Thu., 2016
Fair Site [Baseball Clinics]
Ball Park Takaoka

[International Exchange Games]
Ball Park Takaoka
Toyama Prefectural Shinko Baseball Field
Himi Baseball Field
Tonami Baseball Stadium
Oyabe Baseball Field
Nanto City Jonan Stadium
Dormitory [Baseball Clinics]
Takaoka City Futagami Educational Exchange Center

[International Exchange Games]
Appare House

Participating countries /regions [Baseball Clinics]
South Africa
Brazil   Canada   U.S.A.
People's Republic of China   Indonesia   Republic of Korea   Japan
Netherlands   Poland   Russia
Australia   New Caledonia

[International Exchange Games]
Chinese Taipei
Hong Kong   

15 Countries / Regions
Television Coverage NHK ETV (September 18 Sun. 14:30~15:00)