WCBF 2018 Outline


Form Bonds for a Brighter Future in Matsue, the City of Destiny
Program 1. Baseball clinics conducted by WBSC (World Baseball Softball Confederation) coaches: The participating children (from 13 countries) are divided into eight groups and learn the basics of baseball.
2. International Exchange Games; Games will be played among a team from Chinese Taipei and local selected teams from Shimane.
Hosted by WCBF: World Children’s Baseball Foundation
Shimane Prefecture
Matsue City
Japan Amateur Baseball Association
Operated by

The 28th World Children’s Baseball Fair, Matsue Executive Commitee

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 Global Media Services
The Asahi Shimbun
The Mainichi Newspapers
The Yomiuri Shimbun
The San-in Chuo Shimpo Newspaper Co., Ltd.
Shimane nichinichi Shimbun
Special Cooperation Baseball Federation of Japan
All Japan University Baseball Federation
Nippon Professional Baseball
Major League Baseball of the U.S.A
Special Sponsors 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 Japan Ltd.
Tokyo Dome Corporation
Toshiba Corporation
Nagase-Kenko Corporation
Nishikawa Sangyo Co., Ltd.
Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.
Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Corp.
Mizuno Corporation
Sponsors Eiheiji Ryokuseikai
GABA Corporation
JA Zen-Noh Tamago Co., Ltd.
ZEN-NOH (National Federation of Agricultural Co-operative Associations)
The Commercial Broadcasters Club. Hokurikuregion Fukui
Megmilk Snow Brand Co., Ltd.
Cooperation Senshu Co., Ltd.
Nissin Travel Service Co., Ltd.
Hakuhodo DY Media Partners Incorporated
Mizuno Sports Promotion Foundation
Term Tue. Aug. 1 --- Wed. Aug. 9, 2018
Fair Site 1. Baseball Clinics
Aug. 3 (Fri) ~Aug. 8 (Wed)
Fukada Athletic Park Baseball Stadium & Kashima General Gymnasium Multipurpose Field
2. International Exchange Games
Aug. 3 (Fri) ~Aug. 8 (Wed)
Matsue General Sports Park Baseball Stadium
Dormitory SUN LAKE (Shimane Prefectural Youth Center)
Participating countries /regions 1. Chinese Taipei
2. Czech Republic
3. Dominican Republic
4. Fiji
5. Ireland
6. Republic of Korea
7. Malaysia
8. Mongolia
9. Nepal
10. Romania
11. Tanzania
12. Ukraine
13. U.S.A.
14. Japan
14 Countries / Regions
Television Coverage NHK ETV