The National Governing Bodies
British Baseball Federation
The British Baseball Federation (BBF) governs baseball in this country. Baseball clubs pay annual affiliation fees to be a member of the BBF and play in BBF Leagues and Youth Leagues. There is also a full Great Britain Baseball Programme which comprises youth national teams at different age levels and the senior Great Britain baseball team.
Visit britishbaseball.org for more information.
British Softball Federation
The British Softball Federation (BSF) governs softball in this country. The vast majority of UK softball is played in the co-ed (mixed) slowpitch format but there are numerous single-sex slowpitch teams and a growing fastpitch community. There are many regional slowpitch leagues around the country whose teams affiliate annually to the BSF through their league. Single-sex or tournament teams must also affiliate in order to take part in BSF National Championship tournaments.
Aside from National Championships, there are a multitude of local tournaments during the summer. Softball has a wide-ranging Great Britain Softball programme which includes men's and women's senior fastpitch national teams, junior fastpitch national teams for girls at Under-19, Under-16 and Under-13 age levels and for boys at Under-19 level, and a national co-ed slowpitch team.
Visit britishsoftball.org for more information.