RSPA League Calendar 2019

Updated November 9, 2018
February
March
2019
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 9
6:00 pm
First Team Rep Meeting: RSPA Meeting Info & Map;
The first RSPA League meeting for team reps is scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, 2019,
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 2019).
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 14
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 14, April 21 & April 28. By invitation only, prefer females, couples and high level males, park TBA. Email accent@slopitch1.com -- practice info -- new player info
Thursday
April 18
RSPA Thursday Open Practice — Practices for new players every Thursday night, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (weather permitting), only 3 Thursday practices: Thursday, April 18 & Thursday, April 25 & Thursday, May 2. By invitation only, prefer females, couples and high level males, park TBA. Email accent@slopitch1.com -- practice info -- new player info
Sunday
April 21
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 14, April 21 & April 28. By invitation only, prefer females, couples and high level males, park TBA. Email accent@slopitch1.com -- practice info -- new player info
Wednesday
April 24
6:00 pm
RSPA Umpires Clinic: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 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 25
RSPA Thursday Open Practice — Practices for new players every Thursday night, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (weather permitting), only 3 Thursday practices: Thursday, April 18 & Thursday, April 25 & Thursday, May 2. By invitation only, prefer females, couples and high level males, park TBA. Email accent@slopitch1.com -- practice info -- new player info
Sunday
April 28
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 14, April 21 & April 28. By invitation only, prefer females, couples and high level males, park TBA. Email accent@slopitch1.com -- practice info -- new player info
Thursday
May 2
RSPA Thursday Open Practice — Practices for new players every Thursday night, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (weather permitting), only 3 Thursday practices: Thursday, April 18 & Thursday, April 25 & Thursday, May 2. By invitation only, prefer females, couples and high level males, park TBA. Email accent@slopitch1.com -- practice info -- new player info
Sat-Sun
May 4-5
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
Tuesday
May 7
Final Team Rep Meeting: RSPA Meeting Info & Map
RSPA final team rep meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, 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 8
Thursday
May 9
RSPA 2019 Regular Season games for Thursday teams.
No Thursday open practice.
Friday
May 10
RSPA 2019 Regular Season games.
First RSPA Friday night games.
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.
Monday
June 3
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 5
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 8-9
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 10
to July 18
Doubleheaders: Doubleheaders scheduled on unlit diamonds from Monday, June 10 to Thursday, July 18.
Time limit will be in effect.
Monday
June 17
Uniform Deadline: Deadline for players to be in uniforms. —
RSPA has a preferred uniform supplier: Home Run Sports
Friday
June 28
Canada Day long weekend.
RSPA Friday games are optional.
June 29
July 1
Canada Day long weekend.
Monday
July 1
Canada Day long weekend.
RSPA Monday games are optional.
Monday
July 1
Final Roster Deadline — Monday, July 1 — Deadline for team roster to be frozen.
Roster changes after this date require League approval.
Wednesday
July 3
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 6-7
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 10
to July 18
Doubleheaders: Doubleheaders scheduled on unlit diamonds from Monday, June 10 to Thursday, July 18.
Time limit will be in effect.
Friday
July 19
RSPA League All-Star Night & Barbecue:
League All-Star Night & Free Barbecue — Paul Coffee Park (formerly Wildwood Park) on Friday, July 19, 6:30 pm. (will have available slots for late entries) 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
July 31
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
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 Thursday, August 1, 2019. (4 tickets at $55.00 = $220 deposit).
Friday
August 2
RSPA Friday games are optional. Civic Day long weekend.
SPN National Championships in Niagara Falls, etc.
Sat-Sun
August 3-5
Civic Day long weekend.
SPN National Championships in Niagara Falls.
Monday
August 5
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 12
RSPA League 2019 Playoffs Start — Playoffs start approximately Monday, August 12 and finish late September, (maybe early October).
Sat-Sun
Aug 17-18
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
Friday
August 30
No RSPA Friday games. Labour Day long weekend.
Sat-Sun-Mon
Aug 31-Sept 2
SPN Coed Provincial Championships; CITY TBA. 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 2
Labour Day long weekend. RSPA Monday games are optional.
SPN Coed Provincial Championships in CITY TBA.
Wednesday
Sept 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
Fri-Sat-Sun
Sept 6-7-8
SPN Masters Provincial Championships in Niagara Falls.
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 13-14-15
SPN Provincial Championships - Mens C & D & Womens D & E - Niagara Falls.
Friday-Saturday-Sunday, September 13-14-15.
Sat-Sun
Sept 14-15
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
Friday
Sept 21
If you need this Friday off because of SPN Mens E Provincials, you must request it scheduled off.
Fri-Sat-Sun
Sept 20-21-22
SPN Provincial Championships Mens A, B & E & Womens A, B & C - Niagara Falls.
Friday-Saturday-Sunday, September 20-21-22.
Wednesday
October 3
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 19
October 26
November 2
November 9
RSPA 2019 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 2
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