Submit your entry for 2023 Women on the Diamond art competition

SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference logoSABR’s Women in Baseball Research Committee is teaming up with the International Women’s Baseball Center to sponsor the 2023 Women on the Diamond art competition.

The winning entry and runner-up in each category, professional and amateur, will have their art displayed at an IWBC event in 2023. The winning entries in the professional and amateur category will also receive a $100 prize. Photos of the winning entries and runners-up will also be included in an upcoming issue of SABR’s Women in Baseball newsletter.

Deadline for all entries to be received is July 31, 2023. Entry fee: $30 (includes up to three entires per category); make all checks out to “International Women’s Baseball Center.” JPG images may be e-mailed to or entry fees along with digital images mailed to: Dr. Leslie Heaphy, Kent State University at Stark, 6000 Frank Rd., No. Canton, OH 44720. For sculptural works, multiple pictures in JPG format may be entered. All entries must be “by the hand of the artist.”

A Youth Art Contest is also being held, with no entry fee, for anyone under the age of 16. All schools that enter students will have their name placed in a drawing and two winners will be chosen. The winning schools will each receive $150 worth of age-appropriate books about women’s baseball for their libraries. Deadline to apply: August 28, 2023. Click here to download the Youth Art Contest application form.

For more information on the Women in Baseball Research Committee, click here.

Originally published: February 20, 2023. Last Updated: February 17, 2023.