Category: Softball

Christchurch Old Sox

Pip from the Christchurch Old Sox fast pitch Softball team tells us their story. We are a bunch of clowns that have a heart made for softball, fun, friends and family. We have been playing together for 10 years and while some of our players have passed away, they have left behind more generations to…

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Wild Rovers 2017-07-10

It will be a real joy to welcome them back to New Zealand and Golden Oldies Softball next year in Christchurch. They truly love the game and it is obvious when you meet them and see them play. We first met the Wild Rovers in 2007 when they played in Rotorua and were an immediate…

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Call goes out for Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018 volunteers

Nearly 1,000 volunteers are needed to help the largest multi-sport event to be held in Christchurch, the Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018. Peter McDermott, Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018 event director said volunteers are at the heart of events like the Christchurch Casino Golden Oldies Sports Celebration 2018 which will be held over…

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Halswell Suns

We are a newly formed team this season but most of the team have played together before at premier level. We are currently playing B grade in the Canterbury competition. We started the team up to help bring some of the clubs young players through the grades and for the old boys the keep playing…

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Our brand new UK Home!

We are hugely proud to announce that we have opened our UK and Europe Golden Oldies Office. Following over four years in the New Zealand Headquarters our resident Welshman, Paul Guest, has moved back to the UK. Based in Cheltenham, Paul is going to be hands-on with preparation for the 2016 Rugby Festival as well as developing…

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Our Golden Oldies World Softball Festival Newsletter – April

To see the complete newsletter click here* Aloha Hawaii We only have five and a half months to go till we will be arriving in Hawaii! In this edition of the Golden Oldies Softball newsletter we cover: Waikiki – things to do Tiki’s Bar – venue for the opening function Germaine’s Luau – venue for…

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10 reasons why you should join us in Christchurch in 2018

The 2018 Golden Oldies Worlds Sports Celebration will be the first time that all nine Golden Oldies Sports will be played in the same place in the same month! During April 2018, Christchurch will host Golden Oldies Festivals for Basketball, Cricket, Football, Golf, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Rugby and Softball. Never mind a week of…

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Did you miss our latest Softball newsletter?

To see the full newsletter click here ONLY 6 MONTHS TO GO!!!! That’s right, we are getting very close to our 2016 Golden Oldies World Softball Festival! In this newsletter we cover the following topics: Winners of the Outrigger Canoe Surfing prize Pre/ Post tour options Our new Facebook event – please click ‘+ going‘…

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Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park

The Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park (CORP) is a public park operated by the City of Honolulu and will serve as our Softball home for the four playing days of the Festival. An easy half-hour drive inland from Waikiki, CORP boasts 4 full-size softball fields alongside a range of other athletic facilities which…

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Announcing the winner of the Outrigger Canoe Surfing Experience…

Waikato GO Hawaii! Congratulations to the Waikato Golden Oldies Hawaii team, who have won our Outrigger Canoe Surfing Experience! The team will enjoy riding the waves of Waikiki Beach in Hawaii during the downtime of the 2016 Golden Oldies World Softball Festival this coming September! We hope the team have a blast!   Teams are still able…

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