2024 Piemonte Tournament of the Regions dates, locations and logo revealed

2024 Piemonte Tournament of the Regions dates, locations and logo revealed
The 21st edition of the Tournament of the Regions will take place in seven different locations on nine baseball diamonds in Piemonte from June 6-9, 2024. Torino hosts the finals. Longtime FIBS artist and graphic designer Andrea Villani created the logo.

Torino will be the epicenter for the 2024 Tournament of the Regions with two competition fields at the Municipal Stadium in Via Passo Buole in addition to the other Municipalities involved: Avigliana (with two fields), Castellamonte, Fossano, La Loggia, Pinerolo and Settimo Torinese.

Each FIBS Regional Committee selects the Regional Teams in the Little League (U-12), Junior League (U-14), Senior League (U-16) baseball and Little League, Junior League softball categories. The winning regional team in each category then represents Italy at the international Little League Europe-Africa Regional Tournament and the European champion team earns the right to represent Europe-Africa in the Little League World Series in the USA. 

In addition to hosting the 2021 Seniors European Baseball Championship, Piemonte returns as the host of the Tournament of Regions from June 6-9, 2024 after holding the 2015 edition, which involved 38 teams from 13 regions of Italy. 50 teams are expected to participate in the 2024 Tournament of Regions.

FIBS Piemonte Federal Councilor Marco Mannucci said,  “The 2024 edition will have a series of innovations which we are certain will bring new vitality to the tournament, greater visibility to the sport and the territory and participation of the families of the young athletes. It will also serve as a boost for sports tourism. The Regions Tournament represents an event of fundamental importance for FIBS, being the first step in the selection of youth talent and an opportunity for young athletes and their families to meet and share sport, values and friendship."

Piemonte Regional Committee President Sabrina Olivero commented,  “The Piemonte Region has hosted competitions of great sporting importance in the past, the stratification of which has allowed us to have welcoming and functional sports facilities today. I am sure that our companies involved will be able to renew the commitment already made in the past to best welcome all participants."

The 21st edition of the Tournament of the Regions would not be possible without the support of the Piemonte Region, Municipality of Torino, Municipality of Avigliana, Municipality of Castellamonte, Municipality of Fossano, Municipality of La Loggia, Municipality of Pinerolo and Municipality of Settimo Torinese.

Piemonte Region Sports Councilor Fabrizio Ricca said, "On this occasion as it has done in the past, the support of the Region will not fail to support the initiative of the Federation, and we are certain that this will be a further opportunity to highlight the ability of local leaders in organizing such a high profile and committed event.”

The official 2024 Tournament of the Regions logo was designed by Andrea Villani, creator of some of the most important FIBS graphics in recent years.

Forza #Italia!

by Roberto Angotti