The largest youth baseball tournament in the country will be held in Gijang-gun.
Gijang-gun (Governor Jeong Jong-bok) announced on the 13th that the ‘2023 U-15 National Youth Baseball Tournament’, the largest youth baseball tournament in the country, will be held at Gijang Hyundai Dream Ball Park (hereinafter referred to as Dream Ball Park)메이저놀이터 within Gijang Baseball Theme Park, the mecca of Korean baseball. The day was revealed.
Hosted by Gijang-gun and the Korea Baseball Softball Association (Chairman Lee Jong-hoon) and co-hosted by the Korea Baseball Softball Association and the Busan Metropolitan City Baseball Softball Association (Chairman Shin), this tournament was held for 12 days from September 13 to 4 at Dream Ball Park and Jangan. It will be held at Cheon Baseball Stadium.
The ‘2023 U-15 National Youth Baseball Tournament’ will feature friendly competition with over 4,000 players from 129 teams made up of youth players under the age of 15 divided into three leagues named Osiria, Haeparang Road, and Nine Mountain Forest, named after Gijang-gun. Anyone can attend the game for free, and the competition schedule can be found on the Gijang-gun website.
At Dream Ball Park, where the tournament is held, the 2016 WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup, 2018 International Baseball Festival, 29th WBSC World Youth Baseball Championship, 2019 U-12 National Youth Baseball Tournament and National Women’s Baseball Tournament, and 2022 U-15 National Youth Baseball Tournament. It has successfully held several domestic and international competitions. And the 2024 U-15 National Youth Baseball Tournament is also scheduled to be held.
Gijang-gun Mayor Jeong Jong-bok said, “I am very pleased to be hosting the nation’s largest youth baseball tournament in Gijang-gun.