Toronto Area Slo-Pitch Tournament Directory

Updated February 5, 2018
This is a directory of slo-pitch tournaments in the west Toronto, Mississauga and Brampton areas.
To add your tournament listing to this page, please contact Randy Warren, accent@slopitch1.com
Drafter Dodge tournament

Drafter Dodge Tournament

April 14-16, 2018 - Brampton
Powerade Centre map -- & Sesquicentennial map
Contact Wayne Barr -- e-mail

LadyBirds Dome
Slo-Pitch Tournament

Saturday, March 24, LCI Dome - map
290 Birmingham St, Etobicoke, ON M8V 3L1
Coed 7M-3F • Entry $550
Fundraiser for LadyBirds team to go to
2018 Nationals in Lethbridge, Alberta
Prizes • Draws • Food & Drink

Contact: Ashley Adams e-mail

RSPA 2018 Summer Slo-Pitch Tournaments

May 5-6, June 9-10, July 7-8, August 18-19, Sept 22-23, 2018

Coed (6M-4F) D, E, F • Mens D, E • Mens Masters 35+ and 50+ for May 5-6 only.

SPN Provincial & National Qualifiers


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 • Cell 416-930-6124 • Fax 905-840-7206     • Entry Fee $350.00 Largest Coed Slo-Pitch Tournament
SPN

SPN Bat Rules in Effect NEW for 2018

Updated December 11, 2017
Slo-Pitch National recognizes and accepts ONLY the USSSA authorized bats
for use in the SPN program. -- www.usssa.com
All SPN approved bats must carry the USSSA stamp for use in the SPN Program.
Note: Local leagues have the ability to set their own bat policies.
Note: This rule is NOT in effect for RSPA Coed Slo-Pitch.
SPN 2018 Rulebook now available online.
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SPN/RSPA Slo-Pitch Umpire Clinic 2018
Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 6:00 pm

RSPA needs SPN carded umpires for recreational adult coed slo-pitch league. We will train and card.
SPN sanctioned Umpire Clinic Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 6:00 pm
Location: Diamond Beach, Etobicoke, 575 Centennial Park Blvd., Etobicoke Ontario, M9C 5M3 — map

You will become a fully sanctioned SPN umpire, eligible to umpire any SPN league or tournament in Canada.
Clinic cost is $100 and includes: SPN umpire card, rulebook, hat, instruction clinic and umpire test.
If you attend the RSPA umpire clinic, we will guarantee umpire bookings of at least double your clinic cost
    (we cannot guarantee parks or nights).
RSPA is an adult recreational, coed league, with parks in Mississauga-Etobicoke, Monday to Friday, weekend tournaments available.
Contact Randy Warren, accent@slopitch1.com

2018 SPN Slo-Pitch Tournaments

Updated December 15, 2017 -- 2018 dates are tentative - * tournament is SPN National qualifier.
Date Location Contact E-Mail Divisions
Jan 20-21 Orangeville Chris Dryden cdryden@rogers.com Coed (6M-4F) sno-pitch. Provincial qualifiers.
Saturday
Feb 3
Etobicoke
LCI Dome
Randy Warren
RSPA Slo-Pitch
accent@slo-pitch1.com
Cell: 416-930-6124
Coed 6M-4F - Overnight dome tournament 10:00 pm to 6:00 am
LCI Dome, 290 Birmingham St, Etobicoke, ON M8V 3L1 map
Saturday
Feb 24
Etobicoke
LCI Dome
Randy Warren
RSPA Slo-Pitch
accent@slo-pitch1.com
Cell: 416-930-6124
Coed 6M-4F - Overnight dome tournament 10:00 pm to 6:00 am
LCI Dome, 290 Birmingham St, Etobicoke, ON M8V 3L1 map
April 14-16 Powerade &
SesquiCentennial
Wayne Barr e-mail Mens, Womens & Coed. Provincial & National qualifiers.
Powerade & SesquiCentennial Park, Brampton mapTourn Flyer
April 21-22 Etobicoke
Diamond Beach
Paula Lattanzio e-mail Mens D, E, Coed D, E. Provincial qualifiers.
April 28-29 Etobicoke
Diamond Beach
Chuck Wertheimer e-mail Mens A, B, C, D, E, Mens Masters 35+,
Coed C, D, E, Womens A
May 5-6 Etobicoke
Mississauga
Irish Shebeen
Randy Warren
RSPA Slo-Pitch
accent@slo-pitch1.com
Cell: 416-930-6124
Mens D*, E*, Mens 35+*, Mens 50+* • Coed (6M-4F) D*, E*, F
SPN Provincial & National qualifiers; and a TRUE Coed F division.
Tournament Flyer       Entry Form       Tournament FAQ
May 19-20 Mississauga Rose Lasalandra e-mail Womens C, D, E
May 19-20 Tottenham Jacob Stuart e-mail Coed E, Mens, Mens 35+, Mens 50+,
Womens D, E, Womens Masters 35+
May 26-27 Niagara Falls Trish Harrow e-mail Can-Am Tournament - Mens*, Mens Masters*, Womens*, Coed*
June 2-3 Etobicoke
Diamond Beach
Bill Miller e-mail All divisions* - Mens*, Mens Masters*, Womens*, Coed*
June 9-10 Etobicoke
Mississauga
Irish Shebeen
Randy Warren
RSPA Slo-Pitch
accent@slo-pitch1.com
Cell: 416-930-6124
Mens D*, E* • Coed (6M-4F) D*, E*, F
SPN Provincial & National qualifiers; and a TRUE Coed F division.
Tournament Flyer       Entry Form       Tournament FAQ
June 16-17 DB, Etobicoke Marty Chefero e-mail Mens D, E, Coed C, D, E, Womens D, E
July 7-8 Etobicoke
Mississauga
Irish Shebeen
Randy Warren
RSPA Slo-Pitch
accent@slo-pitch1.com
Cell: 416-930-6124
Mens D*, E* • Coed (6M-4F) C*, D*, E*, F
SPN Provincial & National qualifiers; and a TRUE Coed F division.
Tournament Flyer       Entry Form       Tournament FAQ
July 14-15 DB, Etobicoke Marty Chefero e-mail Mens D, E, Coed C, D, E, Womens D, E
July 21-22 Etobicoke
Diamond Beach
Bill Miller e-mail All divisions* - Mens*, Mens Masters*, Womens*, Coed*
Aug 3-4-5-6 various locations
across Canada
SPN SPN National Championships August 3-4-5-6 -
Mens*, Mens Masters*, Womens*, Coed*
August 18-19 Etobicoke
Mississauga
Irish Shebeen
Randy Warren
RSPA Slo-Pitch
accent@slo-pitch1.com
Cell: 416-930-6124
Mens D*, E* • Coed (6M-4F) C*, D*, E*, F
SPN Provincial & National qualifiers; and a TRUE Coed F division.
Tournament Flyer       Entry Form       Tournament FAQ
SPN Provincial Championships: August 24-25-26, Sept 1-2-3, Sept 7-8-9, Sept 14-15-16 - see below.
Sept 22-23 Etobicoke
Mississauga
Irish Shebeen
Randy Warren
RSPA Slo-Pitch
accent@slo-pitch1.com
Cell: 416-930-6124
Mens D*, E* • Coed (6M-4F) D*, E*, F
SPN Provincial & National qualifiers; and a TRUE Coed F division.
Tournament Flyer       Entry Form       Tournament FAQ
October 27 DB, Etobicoke Marty Chefero e-mail Halloween Bash - Mens D, E, Coed C, D, E, Womens D, E
Saturday
November 3
Etobicoke
Diamond Beach
Randy Warren
RSPA Slo-Pitch
accent@slo-pitch1.com
Cell: 416-930-6124
Mens D*, E* • Coed (6M-4F) D*, E*, F

SPN 2018 Provincial Championship Dates

Provincial Championships

August 24-25-26, 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 1-2-3, Saturday-Sunday-Monday (no Friday games)
SPN Coed Provincial Championships - COED COMP · C · D · E
September 7-8-9, Friday-Saturday-Sunday,
SPN Provincial Championships - MENS A · B · E · WOMENS A · B · C
September 14-15-16, 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.
Map of Niagara Falls diamonds used for Can-Am, Provincials and Nationals
SPN

2018/2019 SPN National Championships

Good Luck to all the teams who qualified and are competing in the 2018 National Championships!
and good luck to all the teams that are trying to qualify for the 2019 National Championships!
DIVISION 2018 LOCATIONS 2019 LOCATIONS
COED COMP St. John's, NL Halifax, NS
COED C Niagara Falls, ON Halifax, NS
COED D Niagara Falls, ON Halifax, NS
COED E St. John's, NL Halifax, NS
COED COMP S/S Alberta TBA Saskatoon SK
COED C S/S Alberta TBA Saskatoon SK
COED D S/S Alberta TBA Saskatoon SK
COED E S/S Alberta TBA Saskatoon SK
MENS A Orillia, ON (Northern Shootout)     Orillia, ON (Northern Shootout)   
MENS B St. John's, NL Moncton, NB
MENS C Niagara Falls, ON Kelowna, BC
MENS D St. John's, NL Kelowna, BC
MENS E Niagara Falls, ON Moncton, NB
MENS 35 Comp Moncton, NB St. John's, NL
MENS 35 C Alberta TBA Moncton, NB
MENS 35 D Alberta TBA St. John's, NL
MENS 35 E Alberta TBA St. John's, NL
MENS 50 COMP Niagara Falls, ON St. John's, NL
MENS 50 IM Niagara Falls, ON St. John's, NL
MENS 50 E Niagara Falls, ON St. John's, NL
MENS 60 Niagara Falls, ON St. John's, NL
WOMENS A Orillia, ON (Northern Shootout) Orillia, ON (Northern Shootout)
WOMENS B Niagara Falls, ON Moncton, NB
WOMENS C Alberta TBA St. John's, NL
WOMENS D St. John's, NL Kelowna, BC
WOMENS E N/A Moncton, NB
WOMENS 35 Niagara Falls, ON Kelowna, BC
These locations/info are for reference only; refer to SPN page.
SPN National Championship Results - official SPN page
SPN 2018 National Championship Locations - official SPN page
SPN 2019 National Championship Locations - official SPN page
Map of Niagara Falls diamonds used for Can-Am, Provincials and Nationals

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)


2019 SPN National Championships
August 3-4-5-6, 2019

No Ontario locations for SPN National Championships in 2019, except for Mens A and Womens A (Northern Shootout in Orillia).

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

Halifax, NS - All Coed
Coed Comp, Coed C, Coed D, Coed E.

Saskatoon, SK All Coed SS - Coed Comp SS, Coed C SS, Coed D SS, Coed E SS.

Moncton, NB
Mens B, Mens E, Mens 35C, Womens B, Womens E.

Kelowna, BC
Mens C, Mens D, Womens D, Womens 35.

St John's, NL
Mens 35 Comp, 35D, 35E, Mens 50A,
Mens 50 IM, Mens 50E, Mens 60, Womens C.

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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
SPN

SPN Bat Rules in Effect NEW for 2018

Updated December 11, 2017
Slo-Pitch National recognizes and accepts ONLY the USSSA authorized bats
for use in the SPN program. -- www.usssa.com
All SPN approved bats must carry the USSSA stamp for use in the SPN Program.
Note: Local leagues have the ability to set their own bat policies.
Note: This rule is NOT in effect for RSPA Coed Slo-Pitch.
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What's New With SPN - Slo-Pitch National - 2018

Updated December 11, 2017 - This is not an official Slo-Pitch National web page.
For official Slo-Pitch National web site - click here
Slo-Pitch National - F.A.Q. Frequently Asked Questions

SPN New Rules and Policies 2018

• Rule 2 Sec 8 – Protective Equipment Statement
Any player who has a concern about an injury occurring from being struck with a ball during SPN sanctioned play should address that concern by the use of protective equipment which is available and is allowed in Slo-Pitch National sanctioned play.
For safety reasons, SPN strongly recommends that all players wear protective equipment while playing both defensive and offensive positions. Protective equipment including masks, headwear, catchers’ equipment and soccer style shin guards may be used by all players in any SPN sanctioned event.
• Rule 2 Sec 1: All legal bats used in Slo-Pitch National will have the USSSA compliance mark ("thumbprint") located on the bat.
Note: Local leagues have the ability to set their own bat policies.
• Rule 2 Sec 11 - EQUIPMENT: At no time can a camera, cell phone, audio or video device be worn or used by a player, coach, or manager while on the field of play. ELECTRONIC DEVICE is any device capable of making or transmitting still or moving photographs, video recordings or images of any kind. Any device capable of creating, transmitting or receiving text or data and any device capable of receiving transmitting or recording sound is prohibited. EFFECT: Player, manager, coach will be removed from the game.
• Rule 14 - Seniors Courtesy Runners: Seniors 50+, 60 +, and 65+ have use of unlimited courtesy runners, without penalty.
The courtesy runner can be anyone listed on the lineup card and the same runner cannot be used more than once per inning.
• STG&OR - I.D.: Government issued I.D may be checked at any time by the tournament committee or their representatives to certify a player’s name, date of birth, address or gender without protest.
• STG&OR - Ejection: The umpire will advise the coach that failure to leave the park at the requested time, or returning to the field after leaving from an initial ejection, shall result in the immediate halting of the game and the ejected player’s team forfeiting the game.
• STG&OR: Players may compete on one Masters and Seniors team AND on one Coed team AND on one single sex team (mens or womens) team in the same sanctioned event, if registered per “i” above;
• SPN 2018 National Championships: Womens E to be added to 2018 Championships. Division to be hosted in Leduc, Alberta.
• SPN 2019 National Championship Host Locations: See list below.