Following the success of the inaugural Summer Slam – Fully Loaded Softball tournament, the exciting fast-paced format will return with an all new look to primetime on FOX SPORTS Australia and Kayo from 3-5 February 2020.
The tournament will again follow the Asia Pacific Cup (30 January – 2 February) at Blacktown International Sportspark in order to utilise the international talent amongst the teams where they’ll play alongside current and future Travelodge Aussie Spirit stars.
Following Australia’s qualification into the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the tournament will take on even more significance with every pitch against elite competition crucial to Australia’s medal chances.
Sports apparel company and Softball Australia partner First Ever have given the uniforms and logos of the Fury, Lightning, Emeralds, Riot, Bandits and Panthers a facelift with the entire range now available for purchase.
“The new Summer Slam identity is part of our partnership with First Ever and they’ve done a fantastic job creating an exciting new range to match the tournament’s identity,” said David Pryles, Chief Executive Officer at Softball Australia.
“The inaugural tournament was a great success and we’ve now developed an online platform specifically for Summer Slam merchandise so the fans can behind their favourite teams.”
For the second year running, FOX SPORTS Australia will broadcast the innovative competition featuring some of the best softballers in action to Foxtel and Kayo Subscribers.
“We’re delighted to again showcase elite women’s softball to Australian audiences,” said Head of FOX SPORTS Australia, Peter Campbell.
“I have seen firsthand the athleticism and skill on display in the Summer Slam format and it makes for an exciting broadcast product for our subscribers on Foxtel and Kayo to watch.
“It’s great to play a part in the sport in what will a big year for Australian softball returning to the Olympics in Tokyo.”
Summer Slam fans can visit www.firstever.com/softball to purchase merchandise for an expected delivery date of mid-December.
Local Clubs and Associations can also utilise First Ever for their own on and off diamond uniform range with the apparel company.
For more information, and to begin your club’s new uniform design, visit www.firstever.com/softball.