The World Baseball and Softball Confederation reveals a new logo for the U12 Baseball World Cup.
The fourth edition of the youth world championship will be staged in Tainan, Taiwan, from 28 July to 6 August, 2017.
Czech Republic and Germany will be representing Europe at the 2017 U12 Baseball World Cup. See the complete list of participants below:
- Africa (1): No. 28 South Africa
- Americas – North and South America (4): No. 2 United States, No. 6 Mexico, No. 16 Nicaragua, No. 17 Brazil
- Asia (3): No. 1 Japan, No. 3 Korea, No. 4 Chinese Taipei
- Europe (2): No. 14 Czech Republic, No. 20 Germany
- Oceania (1): No. 10 Australia
- Wild Card (1): No. 15 Panama
The Final of the III U-12 Baseball World Cup in 2015, won by the United States, sold out the 11,000-seat Tainan Municipal Baseball Stadium — home of the club Uni-President Lions of the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL).
As an official world championship, the winning nation of the U-12 Baseball World Cup will be awarded 345 world ranking points.