RSPA League Calendar 2017

Updated February 26, 2017
February
March
2017
Contact Existing & Potential New Teams: All existing teams and potential new teams will be contacted by the end of March; If you have not been contacted, or if you know of any potential new teams or players looking for a team, please contact the League. — RSPA Info Package
New Team Info Team Info/Application Form pdf New Player Looking For A Team Info
Tuesday
April 4
6:00 pm
First Team Rep Meeting: RSPA Meeting Info & Map;
The first RSPA League meeting for team reps is scheduled for Tuesday, April 4, 2017,
drop-in style, anytime from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm,
at The Irish Shebeen Pub, 5555 Eglinton Ave. W., Etobicoke ON M9C 5M1 — map
Every team rep who attends the meeting will be given an RSPA and/or SPN T-shirt (and a new gift for 2017).
Equipment will be available for sale at the meeting - bases, bats, extra balls, pitching mat, uniforms, etc.
Pre-order your equipment: RSPA Equipment Order Form
Bat specials! Best prices anywhere. While supplies last.
Confirm team entries; hand in Team Info forms; deposit required. RSPA Meeting Info
Sunday
April 9
RSPA Open Practice - for new players every Sunday morning at 10:00 am, start Sunday, April 9 (weather & field conditions permitting) at Lavington Park in Etobicoke. practice info and map new player info
Thursday
April 13
RSPA Open Practice - Thursdays — The league holds open practices for new players every Thursday night
6:30 pm (weather permitting) at Fleetwood Park. practice info and map — there are only
3 Thursday practices: Thursday, April 13, April 20 & Thursday, April 27 at Fleetwood Park.
Sunday
April 16
RSPA Open Practice for new players every Sunday morning at 10:00 am, (weather permitting)
at Lavington Park in Etobicoke. — practice info and map
Thursday
April 20
RSPA Open Practice - Thursdays — The league holds open practices for new players every Thursday night
6:30 pm (weather permitting) at Fleetwood Park. practice info and map — there are only
3 Thursday practices: Thursday, April 13, April 20 & Thursday, April 27 at Fleetwood Park.
Sunday
April 23
RSPA Open Practice for new players every Sunday morning at 10:00 am, (weather permitting)
at Lavington Park in Etobicoke. practice info and map
Monday
April 24
Exhibition Games: Exhibition games are scheduled for this week Monday, April 24 to Tuesday, May 2.
Exhibition games will be scheduled by e-mail. teams must request exhibition games.
Wednesday
April 26
6:00 pm
RSPA Umpires Clinic: Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 6:00 pm;
at Diamond Beach, 575 Centennial Park Blvd., Etobicoke Ontario, M9C 5M3 — map
Umpires clinic, review rules, write tests. Anyone wishing to become a carded umpire should contact the League.
E-mail: accent@slopitch1.com - RSPA Umpire's Page
Thursday
April 27
RSPA Open Practice - Last Thursday Practice — The league holds open practices for new players every Thursday night at 6:30 pm (weather permitting) at Fleetwood Park. practice info and map — there are only 3 Thursday practices Thursday, April 13, April 20 & Thursday, April 27 This is the last Thursday practice;
Sunday
April 30
RSPA Open Practice - for new players every Sunday morning at 10:00 am, (weather permitting)
at Lavington Park in Etobicoke. This is the last Sunday practice; practice info and map
Tuesday
May 2
Final Team Rep Meeting: RSPA Meeting Info & Map
RSPA final team rep meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 2, drop-in style, anytime from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
LOCATION - The Irish Shebeen Pub, 5555 Eglinton Ave. W., Etobicoke ON M9C 5M1 — map
Pick up balls, schedules, forms, etc. Second deposit is required.
Wednesday
May 3
RSPA 2017 Regular Season starts Wednesday, May 3, 2017.
RSPA 2017 Schedule - coming soonRSPA Parks & Maps
RSPA 2016 Final StandingsRSPA 2017 Tentative Divisions
Thursday
May 4
RSPA 2017 Regular Season games.
No Thursday open practice.
Friday
May 5
RSPA 2017 Regular Season games.
First RSPA Friday night games.
Sat-Sun
May 6-7
RSPA Spring Slo-Pitch Tournament: open for all league teams and open to outside teams.
Divisions: Coed D, E, F (6M-4F) - Mens D & E - Added divisions: Mens Masters 35+, 50+ for Spring Tournament!
Slo-Pitch Tournament Info Tournament FlyerFrequently asked questions for tournaments
Friday
May 19
SPN official on-line roster is due in by Friday, May 19 (no exceptions).
Changes may be made after this date until July 1. Roster changes after July 1 require League approval.
Friday
May 19
No RSPA Friday games.
Victoria Day long weekend.
Sat-Sun
May 20-21
Victoria Day long weekend.
Monday
May 22
Victoria Day long weekend.
RSPA Monday games are optional.
Wednesday
May 31
First RSPA Umpires Meeting:
Umpires schedules and review League rules. Free beer and wings for umpires who attend.
The Irish Shebeen Pub, 5555 Eglinton Ave. W., Etobicoke ON M9C 5M1 — map
Thursday
June 1
Final RSPA League payment is due. We are the only league that allows team reps until June to collect money from teammates. We highly recommend that payments be made by post-dated cheques at the league meetings.
Sat-Sun
June 10-11
RSPA Slo-Pitch Tournament: open for all league teams and open to outside teams;
Divisions: Coed D, E, F (6M-4F) - Mens D & E
Slo-Pitch Tournament Info Tournament FlyerFrequently asked questions for tournaments
June 12
to July 6
Doubleheaders: Doubleheaders scheduled on unlit diamonds from Monday, June 12 to Thursday, July 6.
Time limit will be in effect.
Wednesday
June 15
Uniform Deadline: Deadline for players to be in uniforms. —
RSPA has a preferred uniform supplier: Home Run Sports
Friday
June 30
No RSPA Friday games.
Canada Day long weekend.
Sat-Sun
July 1-2
Canada Day long weekend.
Monday
July 3
Canada Day long weekend.
RSPA Monday games are optional.
Monday
July 3
Final Roster Deadline — Monday, July 3 — Deadline for team roster to be frozen. (usual date is July 1).
Roster changes after this date require League approval.
Wednesday
July 5
RSPA Umpires Meeting:
Umpires schedules and review League rules. Free beer and wings for umpires who attend.
The Irish Shebeen Pub, 5555 Eglinton Ave. W., Etobicoke ON M9C 5M1 — map
June 12
to July 6
Doubleheaders: Doubleheaders scheduled on unlit diamonds from Monday, June 12 to Thursday, July 6.
Time limit will be in effect.
Sat-Sun
July 8-9
RSPA Slo-Pitch Tournament: Slo-pitch tournament open for all league teams and open to outside teams;
Divisions: Coed C, D, E, F (6M + 4F) - Mens D & E
Slo-Pitch Tournament Info Tournament FlyerFrequently asked questions for tournaments
Friday
July 21
RSPA League Volleyball Night, Friday, July 21 - Volleyball Night info
at Diamond Beach, 575 Centennial Park Blvd., Etobicoke Ontario, M9C 5M3 — map - Guests are welcome;
Tuesday
August 1
RSPA banquet deposit payment is due; All teams are required to purchase a minimum of four (4) tickets.
This is a separate payment and is due Tuesday, August 1, 2017. (4 tickets at $50 = $200 deposit).
Wednesday
August 2
RSPA Umpires Meeting:
Umpires schedules and review League rules. Free beer and wings for umpires who attend.
The Irish Shebeen Pub, 5555 Eglinton Ave. W., Etobicoke ON M9C 5M1 — map
Friday
August 4
No RSPA Friday games. Civic Day long weekend.
SPN National Championships in Niagara Falls, etc.
Sat-Sun
August 5-6
Civic Day long weekend.
SPN National Championships in Niagara Falls.
Monday
August 7
Civic Day long weekend. RSPA Monday games are optional.
SPN National Championships in Niagara Falls.
Friday
August 11
RSPA League All-Star Night & Barbecue:
League All-Star Night & Free Barbecue — Wildwood Park on Friday, August 11, 6:30 pm. Includes: free barbecue, home run contest (male & female), baserunning contest (male & female), team throwing contest, individual throwing contest, pitching contest, etc. — an amazing night! — All-Star Night info and map
Monday
August 14
RSPA League 2017 Playoffs Start — Playoffs start approximately Monday, August 14 and finish late September, (maybe early October).
Sat-Sun
Aug 19-20
RSPA Slo-Pitch Tournament: Slo-pitch tournament open for all league teams and open to outside teams.
Divisions: Coed C, D, E, F (6M + 4F) - Mens D & E
Slo-Pitch Tournament InfoTournament FlyerFrequently asked questions for tournaments
Fri-Sat-Sun
Aug 25-26-27
SPN Masters Provincial Championships in Niagara Falls.
Wednesday
August 30
RSPA Umpires Meeting:
Umpires schedules and review League rules. Free beer and wings for umpires who attend.
The Irish Shebeen Pub, 5555 Eglinton Ave. W., Etobicoke ON M9C 5M1 — map
Friday
Sept 1
No RSPA Friday games. Labour Day long weekend.
Sat-Sun-Mon
Sept 2-3-4
SPN Coed Provincial Championships; Niagara Falls. Saturday-Sunday-Monday, September 2-3-4.
Divisions: Coed (6M + 4F) - Comp, C, D, E, (no coed F). Labour Day long weekend. No Friday games.
Monday
Sept 4
Labour Day long weekend. RSPA Monday games are optional.
SPN Coed Provincial Championships in Niagara Falls.
Friday
Sept 8
If you need this Friday off because of SPN Mens E Provincials, you must request it scheduled off.
Fri-Sat-Sun
Sept 8-9-10-
SPN Mens A, B & E Provincial Championships - Niagara Falls.
Friday-Saturday-Sunday, September 8-9-10.
Friday
Sept 15
If you need this Friday off because of SPN Mens D Provincials, you must request it scheduled off.
Fri-Sat-Sun
Sept 15-16-17
SPN Mens C & D Provincial Championships - Niagara Falls.
Friday-Saturday-Sunday, September 15-16-17.
Sat-Sun
Sept 23-24
RSPA Fall Slo-Pitch Tournament: Slo-pitch tournament open for all league teams and open to outside teams.
Divisions: Coed D, E, F (6M + 4F) - Mens D & E
Slo-Pitch Tournament InfoTournament FlyerFrequently asked questions for tournaments
Wednesday
September 27
Final RSPA Umpires Meeting:
Free beer and wings for umpires who attend and umpire appreciation gift.
The Irish Shebeen Pub, 5555 Eglinton Ave. W., Etobicoke ON M9C 5M1 — map
Saturday
October 28
November 4
November 11
RSPA 2017 Banquet and Awards Dance with open bar is split into three (3) great nights.
LOCATION: Lions Banquet Hall, 45 Avondale Blvd, Brampton, ON L6T 1H1
south side, just west of Bramalea Road, 3 blocks north of Steeles Ave (just north of the airport) map
RSPA Banquet Info & Map
Saturday
November 4
RSPA Fall-Ball One Day Slo-Pitch Tournament: Slo-pitch tournament open for all league teams and open to outside teams. Divisions: Coed D, E, F (6M + 4F) - Mens D & E
Slo-Pitch Tournament InfoTournament FlyerFrequently asked questions for tournaments