What's New With SPN - Slo-Pitch National

Updated January 29, 2017 - This is not an official Slo-Pitch National web page.
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RSPA Umpires Wanted - 2017

RSPA needs SPN carded umpires for recreational adult coed slo-pitch league. We will train and card.
You will become a fully sanctioned SPN umpire, eligible to umpire SPN league/tournament.
SPN/RSPA umpire clinic is scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, 6:30 pm at Diamond Beach
575 Centennial Park Blvd., Etobicoke Ontario, M9C 5M3 (Etobicoke-Mississauga border) — map
Clinic cost is $100 and includes: SPN umpire card, rulebook, hat, instruction clinic and umpire test.
We will guarantee umpire bookings of at least double your clinic cost (we cannot guarantee parks or nights).
RSPA is a recreational, coed league, with parks in Mississauga-Etobicoke, Monday to Friday.
Weekend tournaments are available.
e-mail: accent@slopitch1.com

RSPA 2017 Summer Slo-Pitch Tournaments

Spring Bash - Saturday-Sunday, May 6-7 - Etobicoke-Mississauga ALSO: June 10-11, July 15-16, August 19-20, Sept 23-24

Coed (6M-4F) D, E, F; Mens D, E • also Mens Masters 35+, 50+ for May 6-7 only.

SPN Provincial & National Qualifiers with new SPN awards

Etobicoke-Mississauga - Headquarters: Irish Shebeen Pub
5555 Eglinton Ave. W., Etobicoke ON M9C 5M1 — map

• Team Rep Appreciation Gift & Appreciation Draw • Team Draws •

Tournament Flyer       Tournament Entry Form       Tournament Frequently Asked Questions
Randy Warren — e-mail preferred: accent@slopitch1.com • Tel 905-840-7206 (msg only) • Cell 416-930-6124     • Entry Fee $350.00 Largest Coed Slo-Pitch Tournament

What's New With SPN - Slo-Pitch National

Updated February 4, 2016 - This is not an official Slo-Pitch National web page.
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Slo-Pitch National - F.A.Q. Frequently Asked Questions
SPN 2018 Nation Championship sites


SPN National Championship
sites announced for 2018


For official Slo-Pitch National page - click here

Niagara Falls, ON - Mens C, Mens 50+A, 50+IM, 50+E, Coed C, Coed D, Womens B, Womens 35+
Orillia, ON - Mens A, Womens A • St John's, NL - Mens B, Mens D, Womens D, Coed E, Coed Comp
Alberta, TBA - Mens 35 Comp, 35C, 35D, 35E, Womens C, Coed SS (E, D, C, Comp)

SPN 2017 Provincial Championship Dates

Provincial Championships

August 25-26-27, Friday-Saturday-Sunday, SPN Mens Masters Provincial Championships
MENS 35+COMP · 35+C · 35+D · 35+E · 50+COMP · 50+INT · 50+E · 60+
WOMENS 35+COMP · 35+INT/E
September 2-3-4, Saturday-Sunday-Monday (no Friday games)
SPN Coed Provincial Championships - COED COMP · C · D · E
September 8-9-10, Friday-Saturday-Sunday,
SPN Provincial Championships - MENS A · B · E · WOMENS A · B · C
September 15-16-17, Friday-Saturday-Sunday,
SPN Provincial Championships - MENS C · D · WOMENS D · E

On-line registration for the SPN Provincial Championships opens in July.
For official SPN page http://on.slo-pitch.com/ontario-provincial-championships.
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2017/2018 SPN National Championships

Good Luck to all the teams who qualified and are competing in the 2017 National Championships!
and good luck to all the teams that are trying to qualify for the 2018 National Championships!
DIVISION 2017 LOCATIONS 2018 LOCATIONS
COED COMP Moncton, NB St. John's, NL
COED C Winnipeg, MB Niagara Falls, ON
COED D Moncton, NB Niagara Falls, ON
COED E Winnipeg, MB St. John's, NL
COED COMP S/S Langley, BC Alberta TBA
COED C S/S Langley, BC Alberta TBA
COED D S/S Langley, BC Alberta TBA
COED E S/S Langley, BC Alberta TBA
MENS A Orillia, ON (Northern Shootout)     Orillia, ON (Northern Shootout)   
MENS B Winnipeg, MB St. John's, NL
MENS C Moncton, NB Niagara Falls, ON
MENS D Winnipeg, MB St. John's, NL
MENS E Moncton, NB Niagara Falls, ON
MENS 35 Comp Alberta, TBA Alberta TBA
MENS 35 C Alberta, TBA Alberta TBA
MENS 35 D Alberta, TBA Alberta TBA
MENS 35 E Alberta, TBA Alberta TBA
MENS 50 COMP Alberta, TBA Niagara Falls, ON
MENS 50 IM Alberta, TBA Niagara Falls, ON
MENS 50 E Alberta, TBA Niagara Falls, ON
MENS 60 Alberta, TBA Niagara Falls, ON
WOMENS A Orillia, ON (Northern Shootout) Orillia, ON (Northern Shootout)
WOMENS B Moncton, NB Niagara Falls, ON
WOMENS C Moncton, NB Alberta TBA
WOMENS D Winnipeg, MB St. John's, NL
WOMENS 35 Alberta, TBA Niagara Falls, ON
These locations/info are for reference only; refer to SPN page.
SPN National Championship Results - official SPN page
SPN 2017 National Championship Locations - official SPN page
SPN 2018 National Championship Locations - official SPN page

2017 SPN National Championships
August 4-5-6-7, 2017

There are no Ontario locations for SPN National Championships in 2017.

Orillia, ON (Northern Shootout)
Mens A, Womens A

Moncton, NB Coed Comp, Coed D, Mens C, Mens E, Womens B, Womens C.

Winnipeg, MB Coed C, Coed E, Mens B, Mens D, Womens D.

Alberta, TBA Mens 35 Comp, Mens 35C, Mens 35D, Mens 35E, Mens 50 A, Mens 50 IM, Mens 50 E, Mens 60, Womens 35.

British Columbia - TBA Coed Comp SS, Coed C SS, Coed D SS, Coed E SS.


2018 SPN National Championships
August 4-5-6-7, 2018

Niagara Falls, Ontario
Mens C, Mens 50+A, 50+IM, 50+E, Coed C, Coed D, Womens B, Womens 35+

Orillia, ON - Mens A, Womens A

St John's, NL
Mens B, Mens D, Womens D, Coed E, Coed Comp

Alberta, TBA
Mens 35 Comp, 35C, 35D, 35E, Womens C, Coed SS (E, D, C, Comp)

SPN New Rules & Policies For 2016

Updated January 8, 2016 - This is not an official Slo-Pitch National web page.

SPN New Rules & Policies For 2016 - The rule changes for 2016 are all fairly minor.
RULE 6 SEC 6D (pg. 26) - ADDITION: The pitcher delivers the ball from the his catching glove
RULE 8 SEC 14C EFFECT (pg. 37) / RULE 13 SEC 4C EFFECT (pg. 55)
    REVISION: A player who has touched and/or crossed over the commitment line as described above
    and attempts to return to third base, shall be declared out. The ball is alive and all base runners are in jeopardy.
RULE 8 – SEC. 15 EFFECT ADDITION: EFFECT SEC .15 Failure of the manager or team representative to notify the plate umpire that
    a courtesy runner is being used, and there is an appeal by the opposing team, the courtesy runner /base runner shall be called out.
RULE 10, SEC 5A, M (pg. 46) REVISION: A. He shall have full responsibility for the proper conduct of the game.
    This will include the responsibility to make sure that all bats are checked before each game.
    He will also have the option of checking each bat as the batter approaches the batting area.
    ADDITION: M. He shall put the proper ball into play.
RULE 10, SEC 11Q (pg. 48) REVISION: To indicate a FOUR (4) BASE AWARD, the umpire shall
    raise the right arm straight up with four fingers extended and point with the left hand to the home plate / strike mat.
RULE 13, SEC 1-1 BATTING ORDER 5-5 (pg. 55) REMOVED: SEC 1-1 BATTING ORDER 5-5
RULE 13, SEC 1 BATTING ORDER 6-4 (pg. 55) REVISION: BATTING ORDER 6-4 2015 Nationals;
    SIX (6) male and FOUR (4) female players will be considered a “normal” line as of 2015 Coed Nationals.
RULE 13, SEC 2C FIELD AND EQUIPMENT (pg. 55) REVISION: C. In a big ball small ball event, the female will only hit
    the 11-inch ball and the male will only hit the 12-inch ball. The 12-inch ball will be used in the regular single ball events.
    ADDITION, Effect: 2C. In a big ball, small ball event, if a batter hits the wrong ball, the play will stand.
STG&OR – SEC. 1G (pg. 58) ADDITION: Should any team member, player, coach or scorekeeper, ejected from a game,
    refuse to leave the park at the requested time, and direct profanity and abuse at the umpire or SPN official,
    the offender(s) will receive an additional 3 game suspension, subject to a full review.
STG & OR SEC 3L (pg. 60) REMOVED: “IN ALL MASTERS INT CATEGORIES”; “3 home runs per team per game”

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SPN 175 Foot Rule for Ontario Only


All outfielders (min 4 outfielders - no rover) must be positioned 175 feet or more, and cannot throw the batter-baserunner out at first base; - "A defensive line consisting of an arc 175 feet from home plate shall be used. No outfielder (minimum of four) is allowed in front of the line until the ball is hit.
If this is violated, the offence has the option of taking the result of the play or an award of one base to
the batter and all runners. No outfielder may make a force out on the batter-baserunner at first base."
This rule will be only for Ontario Provincial Championships and leagues and tournaments
that decide to adopt it. This rule is NOT in effect for RSPA Slo-Pitch
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SPN Bat Rules in Effect

Slo-Pitch National is recognizing and accepting the USSSA & ASA
bat testing methods for use in the SPN program.
www.usssa.com - www.asasoftball.com
All SPN approved bats must carry the "NEW" USSSA stamp
or the ASA logo, for use in the SPN Program.

SPN Toronto Area Slo-Pitch Tournaments

SPN Toronto area slo-pitch tournaments
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