Bidding Process

Listed below are the steps in the process to host a WBSC Event:

  • The WBSC opens calls to express interest in hosting a WBSC Event;
  • Bidders must submit their interest in a WBSC Event by returning an "Expression of interest to host a WBSC World Cup/Premier12" and an "Official bid candidate form" to the WBSC Events Department (Appendix 1 and 2 of the Bid Outlines);
  • The WBSC evaluates the submitted hosting proposals;
  • The WBSC identifies and selects the most suitable candidate for approval by the WBSC Executive Board; and
  • The WBSC announces the successful host for the WBSC World Cup/Premier12.

For any additional information, please contact events@wbsc.org

Competition Bidding & Hosting Documentation

Document name
Baseball Venue Checklist - Appendix 03
Bid Outline | Baseball World Cups
Bid Outline | Baseball5 World Cups
Bid Outline | Premier12
Bid Outline | Softball World Cups
Bid Outline | World Cups - Appendix 01
Bid Outline | World Cups - Appendix 02
Event Hosting Manual | Baseball World Cups
Event Hosting Manual | Baseball World Cups - Appendix 01
Event Hosting Manual | Baseball World Cups - Appendix 03
Event Hosting Manual | Baseball World Cups - Appendix 04
Event Hosting Manual | Baseball World Cups - Appendix 05
Event Hosting Manual | Baseball World Cups - Appendix 06
Event Hosting Manual | Baseball World Cups - Appendix 07
Event Hosting Manual | Baseball World Cups - Appendix 08
Event Hosting Manual | Baseball World Cups - Appendix 09
Event Hosting Manual | Baseball World Cups - Appendix 10
Event Hosting Manual | Baseball World Cups - Appendix 11
Event Hosting Manual | Softball World Cups
Event Hosting Manual | Softball World Cups - Appendix 01
Event Hosting Manual | Softball World Cups - Appendix 03
Event Hosting Manual | Softball World Cups - Appendix 04
Event Hosting Manual | Softball World Cups - Appendix 05
Event Hosting Manual | Softball World Cups - Appendix 06
Event Hosting Manual | Softball World Cups - Appendix 07
Event Hosting Manual | Softball World Cups - Appendix 08
Event Hosting Manual | Softball World Cups - Appendix 09
Event Hosting Manual | Softball World Cups - Appendix 10
Event Hosting Manual | Softball World Cups - Appendix 11
Softball Venue Checklist - Appendix 03