RSPA Slo-Pitch New Team Application/InfoUpdated January 7, 2021
Steps to Apply as a New Team for RSPA Slo-Pitch
- Check the following pages for information on RSPA Slo-Pitch League:
Frequently Asked Questions For New Teams
How To Start A New Team
RSPA Team Info Package web page
- Check that the Parks & Diamonds are suitable for your team.
We do give the teams the option to choose preferred parks and nights.
Note that some parks such as Fleetwood Park are booked and will be spread out to the requesting teams.
Check the map and list of diamonds at: Parks & Diamonds
RSPA Team Park/Night Preference Form: - Complete Park/Night Preference Form and fax or email back.
(This form may be revised at a later date, if you change your mind about your park selections)
REMEMBER: These are requests only and are not guaranteed.
RSPA Park-Night Preference Form - Tentative only — Parks may be revised for the new season.
- PREFERRED NIGHTS: On your Team Info Form indicate which night your team prefers to play.
Some nights are already busy - Wednesday and Thursday nights. No late games available for Wednesday and Thursday nights.
All new teams MUST play TWO FRIDAY NIGHTS. We will even let you select your Friday nights in advance.
- Complete the "Team Info and Application Form" and fax or
- RSPA Team Info Form (PDF)
Team Info and Application Forms are requests only and are not confirmed. They will be confirmed in order of receipt and approval.
RSPA League Fees 2021Updated April 17, 2020
Despite further increases in park fees, insurance, SPN registration and umpire fees, we have held the RSPA team fees. Also further cost increases due to the covid situation - covid rates for umpires, increased park costs because we are using only the better (and more expensive) parks, etc.
Returning teams league fees are $1550.00, still one of the lowest league fees in the GTA for what is included.
New teams pay $1550.00 as well. New team fee of $250.00 is discontinued for 2021.
Includes parks, permits, insurance, SPN registration, carded umpires, game balls and also subsidizes the league banquet, All-Star night, volleyball night, etc.
As well, all teams MUST PLAY IN ONE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT:
May 29 (Saturday only), June 12-13, July 10-11, July 24-25, Aug 21-22, Sept 11-12 & Oct 2-3
Tournament Fee: all teams - $300 for one-day Saturday tournament or $360 for two day Saturday-Sunday tournament.
Tournament fee is due August 21 (One RSPA tournament is mandatory for all league teams)
Banquet deposit IS NOT REQUIRED for 2021.
|Due||Returning Team||New Team||Payment|
|May 18, 2021||200.00||200.00||1st payment|
|May 25, 2021||500.00||500.00||2nd payment|
|June 7, 2021||850.00||850.00||3rd payment|
|LEAGUE FEES:||$ 1550.00||$ 1550.00||League fees|
|August 21, 2021||300.00||300.00||Tournament fee|
|August 1, 2021||0.00||0.00||Banquet deposit|
|TOTAL||$ 1850.00||$ 1850.00|
- RSPA league fees are payable by cheque, money order, cash or Interac money transfer.
- No debit cards, Mastercard or Visa accepted.
- Cheques are payable to RSPA.
- Post-dated cheques are recommended for final payment, tournament and banquet deposit.
- $20 fine for all late payments.
Teams with late payments will NOT be scheduled.
- League fines for game defaults $50 first time, $100 for 2nd time, $200 for 3rd game default.
- League fines $10 for uniform fine or no bases, no pitching mat or no game ball.
- All default fines and late payment fines will be strictly enforced.
All fees and fines must be paid before play-offs start or teams do not play.
- Any team that does not get league fees and payments to the league on time will be fined and suspended.
- It is YOUR responsibility to get the fees in. It is not our responsibility to chase you for it.
- Invoices and/or receipts are available. Somebody on your team may be able to write it off.
- League deposit payments are non-refundable. Deposits refundable until May 18.
New Players Looking For a Teamgo to New Player page
RSPA Slo-Pitch First League Meeting - CancelledUpdated April 17, 2021
The first RSPA League meeting for team reps is cancelled.
No virtual meeting on zoom or anything like that, impossible with 100 teams. One on one discussion with teams that need help.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 is the NEW deadline for first RSPA deposit and to submit team info forms.
All league deposits are refundable until May 18.
RSPA Team Rep Meeting - Checklist:
|Read all new RSPA information||
• RSPA Info;
• RSPA Complete Info Package;
• RSPA Rules;
• RSPA Parks;
• RSPA Calendar; • RSPA Team FAQ; • RSPA New Team Info.
|Submit RSPA Team Info Forms||RSPA Team Info Forms|
|Vote for 2021 RSPA Executive||RSPA Executive 2021 Ballot|
|Submit first RSPA league payment||
Submit first RSPA league payment by Interac email money transfer to email@example.com.
See below for RSPA 2021 League Fees.
|Pre-order any equipment||RSPA Equipment Order Form|
RSPA Slo-Pitch Final League Meeting - Tuesday, May 25, 2021Updated Updated April 17, 2021
RSPA Slo-Pitch Final League Meeting - NOW Tuesday, May 25, 2021
The final RSPA League meeting for team reps is REVISED TO
Tuesday, May 25, 2021, drop-in style, anytime from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm,
Irish Shebeen Pub, 5555 Eglinton Ave. W., Etobicoke ON M9C 5M1 — map
Full covid protocols will be set up
to make this meeting as contact less as possible.
Meeting will be on back patio with access without entering restaurant.
Because of covid restrictions:
• T-shirts will NOT be handed out.
• There will be NO bat draw.
• Bats will not be available for sale.
• Only equipment available will be:
- new pitching mats and any pre-ordered equipment.
Pre-order your equipment: RSPA Equipment Order Form
At This Meeting:
RSPA team reps will review RSPA League info for 2021; confirm team entry; pick-up RSPA Info Package; SPN package, including rule book, scorebook, etc., pick up balls; submit team contact info; preliminary park & night preferences.
RSPA Final Meeting Agenda
League payment required - League fee payment (second payment) is required - $700.00
Payments by cash, cheque or Interac email money transfer (no debit or credit cards).
We strongly recommend leaving post-dated cheques for final payment, tournament fee and banquet deposit.
Late payment of fees will result in late payment fines and automatic suspension of schedule.
Please Note: If team package and balls are not picked up by June 13, they will be defaulted.
The official equipment and uniform supplier and preferred source for baseball equipment for RSPA is:
Kahunaverse (formerly Home Run Sports) • 1911 Dundas Street East, Unit 15/16, Mississauga ON L4X 1M1 — MAP
Dundas Street, north side, between Hwy 427 and Dixie Road. • Tel: 905 232-1048 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Equipment is available at the RSPA meeting (if pre-ordered).
Equipment including bases, pitching mats, bats, some gloves, etc. will be available for pick up at the RSPA meeting.
Complete the equipment pre-order form and the equipment will be ready for pick up at the meeting.
RSPA Equipment Order Form
NEW PLAYERS LOOKING FOR A TEAM - go to New Player page
RSPA Open Slo-Pitch PracticesRSPA holds "open" practices, by invitation only, specially for players looking for a coed team are Sunday mornings and Thursday nights. Looking for females and couples M-F and a few high level males. Friday night teams looking for players.
Thursday night practices are Thursday night 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (weather permitting)
Sunday morning practices are every Sunday morning 10:00 am to 12:00 noon (weather permitting)
For more practice status, information, maps, etc. see RSPA Open Practice Info. - See RSPA New Player for new player info and FAQ.