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World Baseball Classic 50- Signups (CLOSED!!)

Postby World Baseball Classic » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:28 pm

PLAY BALL!! WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC 50 SIGNUPS ARE HERE!!

The World Baseball Classic has reached its Golden Edition. It may hard to believe for some, but this will be #50! It becomes the first non-football/soccer tournament to reach this milestone within the NS Spors forum. Congratulations, WBC, and thanks to everyone who have made this a possibility, from WBC 1 up to 49; and going forward with this one.

This is the signup thread. If you have done this before, or have done other major competitions on NS Sports before but not the World Baseball Classic before, you know what you need to do for now. If this is your first time, then let me first welcome you to the competition. Right now, all you need to do is declare that your nation signs up, and then keep an eye on this thread as the sign up process progresses. The process will eventually lead to a host vote, and once we have a host, that nation will put out a schedule and lead us through the competition.

In order to be considered as a host, you must submit a bid. On NS Sports, the host is responsible for the day to day running of the tournament, which includes being able to reliably scorinate the competition. The World Baseball Classic is typically the second most roleplayed competition on the entire forum, behind the World Cup. Therefore, it is typically a competition that requires an experienced host. There are great competitions out there for first time hosts to get their feet wet, but like the World Cup, the World Baseball Classic is not really one of them, unless jointly bidding with an experienced partner. Having said that, there is absolutely no restrictions on a first time host submitting a bid.

Here is each winning bid of the WBC 40s:
Winning WBC 49 bid (Newmanistan)
Winning WBC 48 bid (Drawkland)
Winning WBC 47 bid (Free Republics)
Winning WBC 46 bid (Newmanistan & The Sherpa Empire)
Winning WBC 45 bid (Cassadaigua)
Winning WBC 44 bid (Newmanistan)
Winning WBC 43 bid (Cassadaigua)
Winning WBC 42 bid (Free Republics)
Winning WBC 41 bid (Equestrian States)
Winning WBC 40 bid (Cassadaigua)

A valid WBC bid must include, at the absolute minimum, how you plan on structuring the tournament and the method of scorination. If it does not, at minimum, include that, it will not be considered for voting.

Voting on WBC host bids is done by members of the World Baseball Classic Council. The members of the council can be found by using the applicable link in the signature of this account. You can also find the current ranks by doing this.

HOST BID DEADLINE: Sunday, October 25th at 8pm EDT.

Projected Timeline: The host vote will be from October 25 until November 1st. So, look for an early November start if things go smoothly.

This post also is considered the signup for Cassadaigua. If you want to play too, whether its your first time or you have done this many times, signup now!

Signups (78):
1. Cassadaigua
2. Hapilopper
3. South Newlandia
4. Ranoria
5. Drawkland
6. Mathuvan Union
7. Royal Kingdom of Quebec
8. Falisiand
9. Tikariot
10. Northwest Kalactin
11. Cransia
12. Pripet Socialist Republic
13. Banija
14. Super-Llamaland
15. The Sherpa Empire
16. The 189
17. Anthor
18. Sarzonia
19. Zwangzug
20. Schiltzberg
21. Chromatika
22. Newmanistan
23. The Sarian
24. Darmen
25. Ethane
26. Karditan
27. Kohnhead
28. Liventia
29. Lisander
30. HUElavia
31. Daskel
32. West Phoenicia
33. Terre Septentrionale
34. Sangti
35. Carung
36. Equestria
37. Indusse
38. Sylestone
39. Ko-oren
40. Abanhfleft
41. Kriegiersien
42. Xanneria
43. Inner AginanaUsordia
44. TJUN-ia
45. Hicaña
46. Nova Anglicana
47. The Greater Nordics
48. Recuecn
49. Valanora
50. Sevendia
51. Silver Beach
52. Megistos
53. Hampton Island
54. Rwekazaland
55. New Waldensia
56. South Covello
57. Marigred
58. The Fortem
59. Velarland
60. Squidroidia
61. Sicoutimont
62. Npc West Florida
63. Thea Liters
64. Republic of Dixie
65. Georgia Tech
66. Maklohi Vai
67. Norrhem
68. Drunk People at the Local Tavern
69. Oscioru
70. Tha Great Pond
71. Philamer Isle
72. Pleau
73. Devonta
74. Silvedania
75. Quintessence of Dust
76. United Hemand Insia
77. Bardney
78. United Pink States

Puppets:
Cransia (Ranoria)
Pripet Socialist Republic (Northwest Kalactin)
The 189 (The Sherpa Empire)
Hicaña (Super-Llamaland)
Sevendia (South Newlandia)
Silver Beach (Banija)
Norrhem (Tikariot)
Drunk People at the Local Tavern (Terre Septentrionale)
Tha Great Pond (Newmanistan)
Philamer Isle (Sangti)
Bardney (Nova Anglicana)
United Pink States (Cassadaigua)

Host Bids (2)
1. Equestria
2. Cassadaigua
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Postby Hapilopper » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:28 pm

Hapilopper is in!
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Postby South Newlandia » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:28 pm

currently scoring, but def IN.

Edit: A puppet, to be named later, will follow.
Edit 2: This puppet exists now. Sevenia.
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Postby Ranoria » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:30 pm

Ranoria’s in again
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Postby Drawkland » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:31 pm

This time I'll make it to the quarterfinals. Maybe. Probably. Okay, there's like a slight chance it may happen. Either way, I'm IN!
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Postby Mathuvan Union » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:32 pm

in.
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Postby The Royal Kingdom of Quebec » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:32 pm

YAY
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Postby Falisiand » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:32 pm

I'll be in it

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Postby Tikariot » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:33 pm

Aye.
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Postby Northwest Kalactin » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:36 pm

In, confirming PSR.
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Postby Cransia » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:36 pm

Count Cransia in

*Puppet of Ranoria
Puppet of Ran, unless you want to type out Ranoria, that's your decision. In that case, puppet of Ranoria

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Pripet Socialist Republic
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Postby Pripet Socialist Republic » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:37 pm

Northwest Kalactin wrote:In, confirming PSR.

Of course we are here for the diamond edition.

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Postby Banija » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:40 pm

Sup
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Postby Super-Llamaland » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:43 pm

WBC 50 marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Llamanean NT? What are the odds? 100% because I went back and rigged the timeline to make this happen but shhh

Pre-confirming Hicaña.
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Postby The Sherpa Empire » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:45 pm

The Sherpa Empire is in. I will also be bringing a puppet, the 189.
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The 189
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Postby The 189 » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:46 pm

The Sherpa Empire wrote:The Sherpa Empire is in. I will also be bringing a puppet, the 189.


Here.

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-Anthor-
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Postby -Anthor- » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:47 pm

Let's do it.
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Postby Sarzonia » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:52 pm

Stars!
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Postby Zwangzug » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:52 pm

Zebras will maybe RP cast around in vain for funny plot ideas succeed this time enter.
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Postby Schiltzberg » Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:54 pm

Schiltzberg is ready to make its glorious return.
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Postby Chromatika » Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:00 pm

The most average baseball players return.
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Postby Newmanistan » Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:04 pm

Absolutely, and welcome back Schiltzberg!
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Postby Hannasea » Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:05 pm

We sign up.

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Postby Darmen » Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:08 pm

The winners of the 25th edition kindly request to also win the 50th edition, if that's not too much trouble.
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Postby Ethane » Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:59 pm

Schiltzberg wrote:Schiltzberg is ready to make its glorious return.

Yes! On this note, Ethane will also announce their intention to actively participate again provided time is available.
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