RSPA League Calendar 2018

Updated January 2, 2018
February
March
2018
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 10
6:00 pm
First Team Rep Meeting: RSPA Meeting Info & Map;
The first RSPA League meeting for team reps is scheduled for Tuesday, April 10, 2018,
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 2018).
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. Only available at the meeting!
Confirm team entries; hand in Team Info forms; deposit required. RSPA Meeting Info
Sunday
April 15
RSPA Sunday Open Practice - for new players every Sunday morning 10:00 am to 12:00 noon, (weather & field conditions permitting), only 3 Sunday open practices, Sunday, April 15, April 22 & April 29. By invitation only, prefer females, couples and high level males, park TBA. Email accent@slopitch1.com -- practice info -- new player info
Thursday
April 19
RSPA Thursday Open Practice — Practices for new players every Thursday night, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (weather permitting), only TWO Thursday practices: Thursday, April 19 & Thursday, April 26. By invitation only, prefer females, couples and high level males, park TBA. Email accent@slopitch1.com -- practice info -- new player info
Sunday
April 22
RSPA Sunday Open Practice - for new players every Sunday morning 10:00 am to 12:00 noon, (weather & field conditions permitting), only 3 Sunday open practices, Sunday, April 15, April 22 & April 29. By invitation only, prefer females, couples and high level males, park TBA. Email accent@slopitch1.com -- practice info -- new player info
Monday
April 23
Exhibition Games: Exhibition games are scheduled for this week Monday, April 23 to Tuesday, May 1.
Exhibition games will be scheduled by e-mail. teams must request exhibition games.
Wednesday
April 25
6:00 pm
RSPA Umpires Clinic: Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 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 26
RSPA Thursday Open Practice — Practices for new players every Thursday night, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (weather permitting), only TWO Thursday practices: Thursday, April 19 & Thursday, April 26. By invitation only, prefer females, couples and high level males, park TBA. Email accent@slopitch1.com -- practice info -- new player info
Sunday
April 29
RSPA Sunday Open Practice - for new players every Sunday morning 10:00 am to 12:00 noon, (weather & field conditions permitting), only 3 Sunday open practices, Sunday, April 15, April 22 & April 29. By invitation only, prefer females, couples and high level males, park TBA. Email accent@slopitch1.com -- practice info -- new player info
Tuesday
May 1
Final Team Rep Meeting: RSPA Meeting Info & Map
RSPA final team rep meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 1, 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 2
Thursday
May 3
RSPA 2018 Regular Season games for Thursday teams.
No Thursday open practice.
Friday
May 4
RSPA 2018 Regular Season games.
First RSPA Friday night games.
Sat-Sun
May 5-6
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+ and 50+ for Spring Tournament!
Slo-Pitch Tournament Info Tournament FlyerFrequently asked questions for tournaments
Friday
May 18
SPN official on-line roster is due in by Friday, May 18 (no exceptions).
Changes may be made after this date until July 1. Roster changes after July 1 require League approval.
Friday
May 18
No RSPA Friday games.
Victoria Day long weekend.
Sat-Sun
May 19-20
Victoria Day long weekend.
Monday
May 21
Victoria Day long weekend.
RSPA Monday games are optional.
Friday
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.
Wednesday
June 6
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
Sat-Sun
June 9-10
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 11
to July 12
Doubleheaders: Doubleheaders scheduled on unlit diamonds from Monday, June 11 to Thursday, July 12.
Time limit will be in effect.
Friday
June 15
Uniform Deadline: Deadline for players to be in uniforms. —
RSPA has a preferred uniform supplier: Home Run Sports
Friday
June 29
Canada Day long weekend.
RSPA Friday games are optional.
June 30
July 1
Canada Day long weekend.
Monday
July 2
Canada Day long weekend.
RSPA Monday games are optional.
Monday
July 2
Final Roster Deadline — Monday, July 2 — Deadline for team roster to be frozen. (usual date is July 1).
Roster changes after this date require League approval.
Wednesday
July 4
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
Sat-Sun
July 7-8
RSPA 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 Info Tournament FlyerFrequently asked questions for tournaments
June 11
to July 12
Doubleheaders: Doubleheaders scheduled on unlit diamonds from Monday, June 11 to Thursday, July 12.
Time limit will be in effect.
Friday
July 20
RSPA League All-Star Night & Barbecue: NOW IN JULY!
League All-Star Night & Free Barbecue — Paul Coffee Park (formerly Wildwood Park) on Friday, July 20, 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
Wednesday
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 Wednesday, August 1, 2018. (4 tickets at $50 = $200 deposit).
Wednesday
August 1
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 3
RSPA Friday games are optional. Civic Day long weekend.
SPN National Championships in Niagara Falls, etc.
Sat-Sun
August 4-5
Civic Day long weekend.
SPN National Championships in Niagara Falls.
Monday
August 6
Civic Day long weekend. RSPA Monday games are optional.
SPN National Championships in Niagara Falls.
Friday
Aug TBA
RSPA League Volleyball Night, Friday, August TBA - Volleyball Night info
at Diamond Beach, 575 Centennial Park Blvd., Etobicoke Ontario, M9C 5M3 — map - Guests are welcome;
Monday
August 13
RSPA League 2018 Playoffs Start — Playoffs start approximately Monday, August 13 and finish late September, (maybe early October).
Sat-Sun
Aug 18-19
RSPA 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
Fri-Sat-Sun
Aug 24-25-26
SPN Masters Provincial Championships in Niagara Falls.
Friday
August 31
No RSPA Friday games. Labour Day long weekend.
Sat-Sun-Mon
Sept 1-2-3
SPN Coed Provincial Championships; Niagara Falls. Saturday-Sunday-Monday, September 1-2-3. No Friday games.
Divisions: Coed (6M + 4F) - Comp, C, D, E, (no coed F). Labour Day long weekend.
Monday
Sept 3
Labour Day long weekend. RSPA Monday games are optional.
SPN Coed Provincial Championships in Niagara Falls.
Wednesday
Sept 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
Friday
Sept 7
If you need this Friday off because of SPN Mens E Provincials, you must request it scheduled off.
Fri-Sat-Sun
Sept 7-8-9
SPN Mens A, B & E Provincial Championships - Niagara Falls.
Friday-Saturday-Sunday, September 7-8-9.
Friday
Sept 14
If you need this Friday off because of SPN Mens D Provincials, you must request it scheduled off.
Fri-Sat-Sun
Sept 14-15-16
SPN Mens C & D Provincial Championships - Niagara Falls.
Friday-Saturday-Sunday, September 14-15-16.
Sat-Sun
Sept 22-23
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 26
Final RSPA Umpires Meeting & Umpire Appreciation Night:
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 13
October 20
October 27
November 3
RSPA 2018 Banquet and Awards Dance with open bar is split into FOUR (4) great nights.
A great party to end the season with open bar, all you can eat buffet and tons of DOOR PRIZES!
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 3
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