CANADIAN SENIOR BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
MIRAMICHI, NEW BRUNSWICK 2015
INFORMATION FOR OPENING CEREMONIES
THURSDAY, AUGUST 20 – 7:00 P. M.
ALL TEAMS ARE ASKED TO BE AT IRONMEN FIELD (Field 1) BY 6:30 P. M.
All teams are to be present and dressed in full uniform. The emcee will announce each team starting with Team British Columbia and going east, with the Host Team the last team to be marched onto the field. Each team will have three minor baseball players escorting them – one flag carrier and two carrying a sign which indicates their province’s name.
Following the introduction of the teams, there will be speeches from our Tournament Chairman, Baseball Canada Representative, Baseball New Brunswick Representative, our MP, MLA and the Mayor of our city.
This will be followed by a tribute to the late Marven McCarthy, who was to be chairman of this event, and who passed away suddenly in March, 2015.
Then there will be the reading of the Player, Coach and Umpire pledges, the singing of “O Canada” and the ceremonial first pitch.
INFORMATION FOR CLOSING CEREMONIES
These ceremonies are conducted by Baseball Canada following the gold medal game. Medals are presented to the three top teams. Tournament awards and All Star team awards will be presented.