||WBSC (World Baseball Softball Confederation)
|Country where the games will be held
||Japan (Opening Game: Sapporo Dome, Semifinals and finals: Tokyo Dome)
Taiwan (1st Round, Quarterfinals)
||2015: Nov 8th (Sunday) – 21st (Saturday). Games held on 9 days. Total of 38 games.
|Participating Countries and Regions (provisional)
||Japan, Chinese Taipei, the United States, Cuba, the Netherlands, the Dominican Republic,
Canada, Korea, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Italy, Mexico
||The first round divides the teams into two groups of 6 teams for round-robin play (every team plays every other team in the group.)
The top 4 teams from each group advance to the quarterfinals for single-elimination play.
||No pitching restrictions
Rules are based on the Olympic Charter; possession of a valid passport is the eligibility qualification for participation.
|DH system: Available
|Called: Available (more than 15 points of fifth inning more than ten points of seventh inning). We are not applied in the semifinals, Final Game
|Extension rule: After ten times, tie-break from no outs 1.2 base
|The order decision method of preliminary
(1) Victory or defeat of all games
(2) When line up by victory or defeat; as a result of direct confrontation
※After that we conform to Tournament Regulations when it is not decided.
|Meeting official site