Vaughan, Ontario August 17-21, 2017
LET’S PLAY BALL.....
Greetings from Vaughan, Ontario home of the 2017 Baseball Canada 16U Girls Invitational Championship! This is the tenth consecutive year that a Championship will be held in Vaughan and we hope everyone will enjoy the whole experience we are planning and a fantastic tournament. We look forward to hosting you in our beautiful city!
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 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 16t.h, 2017
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 office.
All teams are required to stay at the Hotel from Wednesday, August 16th departing Tuesday, August 22nd. 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 20th.
All arranged accommodations are for 6 nights from Wednesday, August 16th to Monday, August 21st with team departures on the morning of Tuesday, August 22nd. Teams that choose to arrive prior to August 16th or stay after August 22nd 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 – firstname.lastname@example.org).
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 (Martin Grove Road & 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 3:00 pm on Wednesday, August 16th.
Each team is permitted to send two (2) reps and their provincial representative.
Umpires should arrive in Vaughan by 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 16th.
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 2017 16U Girls Invitational Championship when making your reservations.
The Best Western cost is $116/night for single or double occupancy and the Sheraton Parkway is $135/night for single or double occupancy. 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:
Sally Abdelmasih | Senior Sales Manager - Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites
9005 Leslie Street I Richmond Hill I Ontario I L4B 1B2
telephone 905.695.2883 | facsimile 905.881.7841
Plans will be made to ensure teams are picked up from Pearson International Airport.
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, purchasing of 50/50 tickets and supporting the souvenirs at the Park.
Dirk Drieberg - email@example.com
Morty Fergenbaum – firstname.lastname@example.org
Tournament Web Site – http://www.baseball.ca/16ugirls
City of Vaughan Web Page - http://www.city.vaughan.on.ca
City of Toronto Web Page http://www.toronto.ca