SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference
SABR and the International Women’s Baseball Center have opened registration for the third annual SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference on September 10-12, 2021, at Rockford University in Rockford, Illinois.
This year’s conference theme is “Breaking Barriers: Women in Baseball Around the World.”
- Register: Click here to register online. The conference is open to all baseball fans.
- Cost: In-person attendance is $100 per person, and includes access to all panels and presentations, social hour, reception/luncheon, pylon unveiling, goody bag, program, and 1 raffle ticket. Virtual attendance is $75 per person, and includes access to all panels and presentations, program, and 1 raffle ticket. 1 ticket to reception/luncheon only is $30 per person. Additional raffle tickets are $5 apiece. Deadline to register: September 3, 2021.
- Schedule: Stay tuned for more details on panels and presentations.
- Contact: For questions, please contact Leslie Heaphy or Kat Williams.
For coverage of the 2020 virtual conference, visit SABR.org/women-in-baseball-conference/2020.
SABR and the International Women’s Baseball Center have announced a call for papers for the third annual SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference. All topics related to women’s baseball are welcome for individual oral and poster presentations.
Please submit abstracts of approximately 200 words, along with contact information and a short biography, by July 12, 2021, to Leslie Heaphy at Lheaphy@kent.edu. All notifications will be made by August 2.
With generous funding from The Anthony A. Yoseloff Foundation, Inc., SABR will award up to four scholarships to high school and college students who wish to attend the SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference on September 10-12, 2021, in Rockford, Illinois. This scholarship will pay for registration, transportation, and lodging (double occupancy) up to a total value of $1,250. Deadline to apply: August 2, 2021.
The objective of this scholarship fund is to encourage student engagement with the diverse scope of baseball, and to engender an active interest in baseball research and SABR. The Yoseloff scholarship is to assist young researchers who want to attend the SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference and to introduce them to fellow SABR members and professionals within the baseball community. Click here to learn more.
Coming to Rockford for the 2021 SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference? Join our annual golf scramble to kick off the event! The scramble will begin at 9:30 a.m. on September 10 at Ingersol Golf Course in Rockford.
Individual registration is $100; a foursome is $400. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.
For more information, please contact Cathy Headley.
Local Travel and Arrangements
Click below to find details on our hotel room blocks, and travel arrangements to local Chicago and Rockford airports.