The World Baseball Softball Confederation is the world governing body for baseball and softball.
Headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, the World Baseball Softball Confederation(WBSC) has 208 National Federation and Associate Members in 135 countries and territories across Asia, Africa, Americas, Europe and Oceania, which represent a united baseball/softball sports movement that emcompasses over 65 million athletes and attracts approximately 150 million fans to stadiums worldwide annually.
Baseball Australia (BA) is the governing body for all levels of baseball throughout the country. Primarily responsible for the development of the sport; administration, conduct, participation, high performance and promotion, BA works with seven (7) State and Territory associations and 600+ clubs across the country. BA also acts as the international liaison and represents Australian Baseball at all International forums. They are the 100% owner of the Australian Baseball League(ABL). The Southern Thunder and the Emeralds are the mens and women’s National senior representative teams for Baseball Australia, both competing in the biennial IBAF World Cup and the men in the triennial World Baseball Classic.
The Dandenong Baseball Association is one of the Winter Baseball competitions for Melbourne, with 19 clubs catering for juniors, seniors and women. Competitions are A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2, Women’s and Juniors (U12, U14, U16, U18)