Senior Competition Overview
The Newcastle Baseball Association runs a graded competition between April and September each year. Games are played on both Saturday and Sunday of a weekend on a home and away basis. The graded competition is broken into 3 team groups as described below, with clubs entering teams in some or all of the grades.
The premium completion is 1st grade and is complemented by 2nd Grade. Currently 5 clubs participate in these competitions with teams featuring players who have played professionally in Australia, Japan, the United States and Europe as well as players who are seeking to pursue a career in the sport. 2nd grade proceeds 1st grade on each game day and is a timed game. 1st grade is played over 9 innings or more if extra innings are required to achieve a result.
Teams in this competition group are in 3rd and 4th grade and play timed games.
Senior Womens League
The Newcastle Baseball Association runs their Women’s League in May and June each year. Games are played on Sunday in either late morning or early afternoon. More details will be available in late March / Early April.
Teams in this completion group are in 5th and 6th grade and also play timed games.