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2013 15U Boys (Bantam Boys) ChampionshipsAug 22-26   Vaughan, Ontario

Participant Info


Baseball Canada Bantam Championship
Vaughan, Ontario August 22-26, 2013
Greetingsfrom Vaughan, Ontario –home of the 2013 Canadian National Bantam Baseball Championships! This is the sixth time in the history of the event for any Baseball Canada National Championship to be held in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and we hope everyone will enjoy the whole experience we are planning and a fantastic tournament.
Please take the appropriate time to review the outline details regarding our championship so that your experience in Vaughan will be an enjoyable one.
TEAMS: (Players, Coaches and Team Officials)
Teams should arrive in Vaughan by Noon (12:00 p.m.) on Wednesday, August 21st, 2013.
An event is being planned for all players and coaches on the 21st … please stay tuned for more details!
For players, coaches and team officials are as follows:
All players, coaches and managers will be housed in the Best Western and Sheraton Parkway Hotel.  Players will be housed 3 per room.  Lists for room assignments will be forwarded by July to each provincial agency. 
All teams are required to stay at the Hotel from Wednesday, August 21st departing Tuesday, August 27th. Those teams who arrive by private bus or who have made other arrangements to depart the hotel once the tournament is over (if the Championship is over on Sunday night) must advise one of the Co-Chairs no later than 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 25th.
All arranged accommodations are for 6 nights from Wednesday, August 21st to Monday, August 26th with team departures on the morning of Tuesday, August 27th. Teams that choose to arrive prior to August 21st or stay after August 27th are responsible for the extra costs incurred.  If you require accommodation prior to or after the specified dates, please contact the Tournament Coordinator (Josie Manera –
We encourage all teams and officials to fly into Pearson International Airport to enable us to provide you with transportation from Pearson International Airport to the Hotel. Buses will transport all teams and coaching staff from the airport to their accommodation at the Hotel.
Players, coaches and managers will also be provided breakfast each morning at the Hotel. 
All other meals are the responsibility of each player, coach and manager. Please note there is a restaurant at the Hotel and there are numerous restaurants within a 5 minute walk of the hotel.
All games will be played at Vaughan Grove Sports Park (Martingrove & Highway 7). Practice fields will be available at various local diamonds – teams will be assigned practice fields as we get closer to the event and will be posted on the tournament website at a later date. 
The Pre-Championship Meeting time is 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21st.
Each team is permitted to send two (2) reps and their provincial representative.
Umpires should arrive in Vaughan by Noon (12:00 p.m.) on August 21st, 2013.
An event is being planned for all participants on the 21st … please stay tuned for more details!
Accommodations for Umpires has also been arranged at Sheraton Parkway Hotel. There will be two umpires per room. Accommodations are available and paid by the host committees from August 21st to August 26th (6 nights). If departing prior to the 27th, please advise one of the Co-Chairs.
Umpires will receive a Meal Per Diem from the Host Committee upon arrival at the championship.
Individual umpires must arrange and cover costs for earlier arrival and later departures.  Contact information for the Sheraton Parkway Hotel is below (please quote 2013 Bantam Championship) when making your reservations):
Liliana Segreto | Sales Manager - Sheraton Parkway Hotel
600 Highway 7 East I Richmond Hill I Ontario I L4B 1B2
telephone 905.882-3113 | facsimile 905.882.3100
Transportation has been arranged to and from the airport and during the championship for all umpires and teams. 
For guests accompanying the teams, the Best Western and Sheraton Parkway Hotel (1 complex joined together) are the official hotels for the tournament.  Blocks of rooms for the tournament have been reserved (please quote 2013 Bantam Championship) when making your reservations:
The Best Western cost is $115.00/night for single or double occupancy and the Sheraton Parkway is $125.00/night for single or double. Rates do not include taxes and fees.
For those guests wishing to enjoy a vacation in Toronto either before or after the Championship, both hotels will honour these rates during these periods.
Arrangements for accommodations can be made by contacting:
Liliana Segreto  | Sales Manager - Sheraton Parkway Hotel
600 Highway 7 East I Richmond Hill I Ontario I L4B 1B2
telephone 905.882-3113 | facsimile 905.882.3100
Plans will be made to ensure teams are picked up from Pearson International Airport.
Information regarding the tournament transportation sponsor will be posted at a later date.
In order to make the tournament a success we ask that you support our sponsors by booking your hotel rooms at the Best Western or Sheraton Parkway Hotel, vehicle rentals through the tournament sponsors, purchase of 50/50 tickets, and supporting the souvenirs at the Park.

Tournament Co-Chairman:
Dirk Drieberg -
Morty Fergenbaum –
Tournament Coordinator:
Josie Manera
Tournament Director:
Morty Fergenbaum
Tournament Web Site –
City of Vaughan Web Page -
City of Toronto Web Page