LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The World Baseball Softball Confederation today released the official promotional video for the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup 2018, which will be staged in the U.S. for the first time, at USSSA Space Coast Complex in Viera, Florida, from 22-31 August.

Within hours of its release, the “To Crown the Queens of Baseball” World Cup video showcasing the best action, drama and celebration in women’s baseball was watched over 50,000 times and liked and shared over 2,000 times across WBSC social media channels.

The video script for the flagship women’s baseball competition:

  • This August
  • For the first time in the USA
  • Baseball’s biggest event for women
  • The top players on the planet
  • Can anyone defeat Japan?
  • 12 nations will battle
  • For the Title of World Champion
  • To Crown the Queens of Baseball

Twelve nations across five continents will be competing in the VIII Women’s Baseball World Cup 2018 in Viera: Australia, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Japan (5x Defending World Champions), Korea, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, USA and Venezuela.

Over the next weeks, the WBSC will be unveiling promotional videos for the upcoming U-15 Baseball World Cup and U-23 Baseball World Cup.