European Softball Federation

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European Softball Federation
Abbreviation ESF
Formation 1976
Type International sport federation
Purpose Sport governing body
Headquarters Bregenz, Austria
Region served Europe
Membership 32
Official language English, French
President Netherlands Andre van Overbeek
Parent organization International Softball Federation
Website www.europeansoftball.org

The European Softball Federation (Fédération Européenne Softball, ESF), is the governing body of softball within Europe. The ESF was founded in 1976 with 6 members, which were Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Spain. Currently, there are 32 members.[1]

The Federation is responsible for operation of the European Women's Softball Championship, European Men's Softball Championship and the European Co-Ed Softball Championship for national senior teams.

The Federation is responsible for operation of the European Junior Girl's Softball Championship, European Junior Boy's softball Championship, European Cadet Girl's Softball Championship and the European Minime Girl's Softball Championship for junior national teams.

The Federation is responsible for operation of the European Women's Cup Championship, European Women's Cup Winners Cup Championship, European Men's Cup Championship, European Men's Cup Winners Cup Championship and the European coed club Championship for club teams. Starting in 2012, the two ESF men's club championships have merged into the European Men's Super Cup Championship.

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