43rd
Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

On Saturday of September 3rd, 2011, Taiwanese Association of Kansas City (TAKC) will be again hosting the 43rd annual Taiwanese tournament in Kansas, United States from 10:00 am.
This event has been a great opportunity for many of the Taiwanese in midwest to get together to have a good time as well as let each other know how we have been doing these days.

Coordinators:
John Chang (primary), Ching-Sheng Lin, Piming Kuo, Chunyen Liu

Sponsors:
Main Sponsor: Taiwan United Funds (TUF, whose local President is Mr. Joseph Lee)
Co-Sponsor: TAKC

Useful Links about Kansas City Metro Area:
(Mostly provided by John Chang)
[Experiece Kansas City] - [Visit KC] - [Gates BBQ] - [Winslow's BBQ] - [Kansas City Photo Tour] - [Kansas City Sister Cities]

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Teams in Registered Order:
  1. Taiwanese Association of Kansas City (TAKC)
  2. University of Missouri at Kansas City Alumni (UMKC Alumni)
  3. Iowa State University (Iowa State)
  4. University of Missouri at Columbia (MU)
  5. Indiana State University (Indiana State)
Registration and Deadline:
It is free for approved teams to play at the softball tournament thanks to sponsorships. Otherwise, a $250 entry fee is required. Please check if your team is eligible for the registration fee waiver in details available in the "Download" section. Please contact Piming Kuo (pimingkuo@yahoo.com 913-685-2988) or John S. Chang (schang4@kc.rr.com 913-897-7493).

When and Where Tournament is Scheduled:
12:30 pm, Saturday, September 3rd, 2011
(detailed schedule is in the "Download" section)

Fields #4 and #5 of Black Bob Park
14500 W 151st Street
Olathe, Kansas 66062
(Speed limit 20 MPH is strictly enforced)

Click on the following interactive map to find out the driving directions.



What Do You Need to Play?
At least 10 players (all with valid health insurance)
Gloves and bats
Player Waiver, Release of Liability & Indemnification Agreement (form is downloadable in "Download" section)

What Do Sponsors Provide?
softball fields, trophies, game balls (12" red stich ball, with an ASA stamp of MSP.44 COR/375 lb comp), umpires, light snacks

Downloads for Rules, Schedules, and Forms to Submit:

Player Waiver, Release of Liability & Indemnification Agreement

Schedule and Rules



Old Web Pages:
[2010] [2009] [2008] [2007] [2006] [2005] [2004] [2003]


Former Champions:
2010 - Taiwanese Association of Kansas City (TAKC) 2009 - Shinn Fu America and Alumni of University of Missouri at Kansas City (SFA-UMKC) 2008 - The Tigons, 2007 - The Strikers, 2006 - UMKC, 2005 - UMKC, 2004 - UIUC, 2003 - Iowa State, 2002 - UMKC, 2001 - UMKC, 2000 - UMKC, 1999 - Iowa State, 1998 - KU, 1997 - TAKC, 1996 - Wichita State, 1995 - TAKC, 1994 - Wichita State, 1993 - KSU, 1992 - KSU, 1991 - KSU, 1990 - KSU, 1989 - KSU, 1988 - KSU, 1987 - WSU, 1986 - KSU, 1985 - KSU, 1984 - KU, 1983 - KSU, 1982 - KU, 1981 - KSU, 1980 - KU, 1979 - KU, 1978 - KSU, 1977 - KSU, 1976 - KSU, 1975 - KU, 1974 - KU, 1973 - KU, 1972 - KSU, 1971 - KSU, 1970 - KU, 1969 - KSU


43rd Tournament Results in 2011:
1. Iowa State University (Iowa State)
2. Taiwanese Association of Kansas City (TAKC)
3. Indiana State University (Indiana State)
3. University of Missouri at Kansas City Alumni (UMKC Alumni)

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