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Turkish Rugby, Baseball, Softball, and American Football Federation

Gazi Mah. Bolat Sok no. 12 Yenimahalle | Ankara | Turkey

info@trf.gov.tr (home)

+90 312 309 86 46 (home)

+90 312 312 39 92

www.trf.gov.tr

National Anthem

Founded 2001

History

Turkish Rugby, Baseball, Softball and American Football Federation was founded on 04.01.2001. It is a combined federation. The federation is referred as "Turkish Rugby Federation", since 2011. It is managed by a board of directors elected by representatives of sports clubs operating in Turkey in Baseball, Softball, Rugby and Protected Football sport branches.
The Turkish Rugby Federation, which has administrative and financial autonomy, operates as Independent Sports Federation. The last elections were held on 28 January 2017. Mr. Murat PAZAN, the president, Executive Committee, and the staff in the office are working devotedly for all our community and players. Preparation of the legislation of Baseball, Softball, Rugby and American Football sport branches within itself and monitoring the activities performed according to those legislations, preparation of the national and international organizations including the Turkish Leagues and their infrastructures and especially their permissions and supervisions, monitoring, auditing, permissions and supervisions, preparation of National Team camps, realizing those camps, election of the players and representation of the Republic of Turkey in the National Teams level, participation to the tournaments abroad are the mission fields of Turkish Rugby Federation. After Softball and Baseball have been taken into the Olympic Sports Branches, it was decided by the Federation to make investments in these branches. In this scope U-13 National Team has been created first and preparations for Italy 17 was begun. Also the decision to participate to the U-18 Women's World Championship to be held in the United States of America and Adult Men's Championship to be held in Canada has been taken and preparation camps were realized. Softball and Baseball coaching and refereeing programs were held in order to accelerate the infrastructure activities as a result of the decisions taken by the federation, coaching and refereeing certificates were given. In order to improve the recognisability of Baseball and Softball and make it more widespread among the young generation in Turkey, it was decided to act to popularize these sports in the primary and elementary schools after conversing with the Turkish School Sports Federation. Our Federation who is in contact with the Turkish Youth and Sports ministry about increasing the number of sports fields available for playing Baseball and Softball, got the promise from the ministry for the making of new fields. The board of directors in the lead of Murat Pazan who began his duty with the election held in January 2017, is trying to improve recognisability, rating and playability of Baseball and Softball sport branches as a result of the decisions taken in a short time and plans being carried out.

Governance

Murat PAZAN

PRESIDENT

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Filiz ÇIKIRIKÇI

VICE PRESIDENT

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Resul KURT

MEMBER AT LARGE

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Adem YAKINCI

MEMBER AT LARGE

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Hakan ÇOBAN

MEMBER AT LARGE

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Muhammed BERDİBEK

MEMBER AT LARGE

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Erhan SAKA

MEMBER AT LARGE

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Şenol BABACAN

MEMBER AT LARGE

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Güngör DOĞANAY (Executive Director)

OTHERS

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Feridun ACAR (Executive Director)

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Bülent GÜLER (Executive Director)

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Mansur YILMAZ (Executive Director)

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