Rain ended 7th edition of tournament

The last tournament day has been dedicated to games for final standing. Each participant of the tournament played just one game. Unfortunately after lunch heavy rain started, so U11 and U13 final games was cancelled respectively in U13 both finalist decided to play final game again next Saturday at Krc. In category U11 there are two winners Eagles Praha Green and Hrosi Brno. Category U15 started their final game Eagles Praha vs. Hrosi Brno at 12:30 and after 4 completed innings they decided to stop the game because of unplayable field. This final game won Eagles Praha 3:1. For team from Krc it’s already third tournament win in row !

However we are still waiting for couple of last results, we have final standings in all three categories as follows:

U11 U13 U15
1. Eagles Green 1. Eagles Praha 1. Eagles Praha
Hroši Brno Hroši Brno 2. Hroši Brno
3. Hroch Brno 3. Sokol Hluboká 3. Tempo Praha
4. Třebíč Nuclears 4. Klasik Frýdek-Místek 4. Blesk Jablonec
5. Northwest Warriors 5. SaBaT Praha 5. Kotlářka Praha
6. SaBaT Praha 6. Třebíč Nuclears 6. SaBaT Praha
7. Tempo Praha 7. SK Kotlářka 7. Baseball Plzeň
8. Eagles White 8. Tempo Praha 8. Technika Brno
9. Arrows Ostrava 9. Northwest Warriors
10. SK Kotlářka 10. Arrows Ostrava
11. Sokol Hluboká 11. Technika Brno
12. Technika Brno 12. Hroch Brno

We must say thank you to all players, coaches, parents, umpires, scorers, volunteers on fields and organizing clubs Tempo Praha, SaBaT Praha and Eagles Praha for great four days of baseball. We must say thank you to Czech Baseball Association for their support of this tournament.

We hope that tournament served to all teams who are awaiting their main tournament of the season, that this was really great preparation for this tournament. For those, who already finished their top tournament of the season, they played good games against teams which do not regularly meet during baseball season.

Tournament organizers looking forward for all participants of the 8th edition of international youth baseball youth tournament BACK2SCHOOL at the end of August 2021 !

Second day finished with rain

The second day of the tournament was dedicated to complete games in a groups for U11 and U13 category and start first games in group for 9th till 12th place for both categories. U15 category started their tournament also with first eight games in groups.

In category U11 both teams of Hroši Brno registered to tournament was promoted to Saturdays quarterfinal as well as both Eagles teams. Those four teams will follow Třebíč Nuclears, Tempo Praha, SaBaT Praha and Northwest Warriors to quarterfinals which will starts on Saturday morning.

U13 complete games in groups with following group winners Hroši Brno, Sokol Hluboká, Tempo Praha and Klasik Frýdek-Místek. SaBaT Praha, Eagles Praha, Třebíč Nuclears and SK Kotlářka will follow winners into Saturday’s quarterfinals.

In U15 category which started on Friday we already know three of four promoted teams to Saturday afternoon semi finals. Those teams are Eagles Praha and Blesk Jablonec in group A and Hroši Brno in group B. On Saturday games in groups continue with last four games.

Friday program was ended with heavy rain and organizers will need to come to baseball facilities on Saturday morning and in case of necessary provide decisions about Saturday’s program. Hopefully it will not be necessary.

BACK2SCHOOL started

On Thursday afternoon started already 7th BACK2SCHOOL with first 4 games in U11 at Tempo and another 4 games in U13 at Troja.

At Tempo only game Eagles Green vs. SaBaT has been close game, other was unambiguous wins for Warriors, Hroch and Hroši. Friday program continue with games in groups and the last games of the Friday’s program will be initial games in group for 9th till 12th place.

At Troja, except game SK Kotlářka vs. Hroch Brno 14:4, was remaining three games really close and competitive. Friday’s program is the same like in U11, so finish games in group and program will finish with first games in a group for 9th till 12th place.

Because of 8 teams in U15, tournament at Krč starting on Friday morning.

Unfortunately we are fighting with pitch counts from Thursday program and we hope that we will get all information during Friday and be ready for Saturday program.

 

Two days to start

We have only two days to start 7th edition of BACK2SCHOOL. However we are facing issues with closed Krc facility (not fields, these are opened), we are continue with hard tournament preparation. Almost of team rosters are in central tablet, so iScore from each game will be guaranteed, umpires will be scheduled to each tournament game during this night. Finally tournament schedule is available on this web page.

 

BACK2SCHOOL 2020 will take place

However entire planet faced COVID-19 pandemic, situation in Czech Republic becoming stable and restrictions has been release. So there is no reason why do not organized international youth baseball tournament BACK2SCHOOL 2020. Only what is changed against original proposal is missing foreign teams in tournament. But we can looking forward for top Czech youth baseball teams on BACK2SCHOOL.

Stay tuned, we will keep you informed about tournament organization steps.

Ready for 7th edition

As we have completed tournament roster, we needed to make necessary updates on tournament webpage. Now site is up to date. Participants updated, general information are related to 2020 edition and tournament schedule pages are clean as well as main page.

We have tournament sponsor snapbacks.cz, respectively the brand which they are distributing in Czech market – New Era. Participants must looking forward for an individual awards for 2020 edition !

Statistics available

We have already available statistics from 6th edition of BACK2SCHOOL tournament. However, because some teams didn’t provide us uniform numbers, some items was multiplied. We only updated data for U11 batting stats, the other stats we let as they are.

It’s really important provide us full team roster including also uniform number at right time, no with delays. Then we will have enough time to prepare good source of data and statistics will be more accurate.

Link to BACK2SCHOOL 2019 for all three categories is here.

Another edition is ready to start

Already sixth edition of BACK2SCHOOL tournament will start already on Thursday afternoon with the first games in U11 and U13 categories, however U15 category will start on Friday morning.

We faced with two withdraw from tournament during last 7 days, in U15 category Tempo Praha will not compete as well as in U11 category Klasik Frydek-Mistek will not arrive to Prague. Finally we have 11 teams in U11 category, 12 teams in U13 category and 8 teams in U15 category. Again the most stable category in tournament history U13 has stable 12 participants every year !

Organization committee hardly works on tournament preparation and now we have online tournament schedule which you can find:

  • for U11 category here
  • for U13 category here
  • for U15 category here

 

Sixth edition preparation starts

Organization of sixth edition of tournament already started. In next two weeks will be updated tournament logo as well as this webpage. We want to provide you fresh information, related only to 2019 edition no later then on March 1st 2019. We will also start communicate on Facebook at similar dates.

We have a nice surprise for you and we are looking forward to show it to you hopefully soon !