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2008 BIGS Seeds Men's National ChampionshipsDec 31-31   Brandon, Manitoba

Participant Info

 

2008 Baseball Canada Senior Championship
Brandon, Manitoba
August 20 - 24, 2008
 
TEAMS:   (Players, Coaches, & Team Officials)
 
* Teams must be in Brandon, MB on Wednesday, August 20/08
 
* Accommodations provided at the Victoria Inn (Host hotel) located at 3550 Victoria Avenue, Brandon, Mb  (204) 725-1532 or toll free 1-800-852-2710.
 
*  Rooms will be available from Wednesday, August 20 until August 26 (Departure morning of the 26th)
 
*  Transportation has been arranged for all teams (Players and Coaches ONLY).  Transportation will be available to and from the Airport and for all events during the Championship.
 
*  All meals will be the responsibility of the individual teams. Further meal arrangements will be posted as they are finalized.
 
*  A Reception Banquet will be held at Host hotel Wednesday, August 20th.  Complimentary tickets are provided for all Players, Coaches, and Chef de Missions, Umpires and Officials.
 
*  Games will be played at Westbran Stadium (Championship Field) and Kinsmen Stadium.  The fields are equipped with concessions stands, washrooms & first aid stations.
 
*  Opening Ceremonies 7:45 p.m. Thursday, August 21st.  All teams are required to be in full uniform.
 
MEETINGS:
 
*  The Pre-Championship meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 20th at 5:00 p.m.  A representative from every team is required.  The meeting will take place at the Host hotel.
 
UMPIRES:
 
*  Umpires must be in Brandon by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20th 2008.  The pre-tournament meeting will be determined by the supervisors.
 
*  Accommodations for umpires have been arranged for at a hotel near Westbran Stadium.  They will be situated away from the players.
 
*  Earlier arrivals and later departures must be made known to the Organizing Committee.
 
*  Transportation for umpires to and from the airport and to and from games during the Championship will be taken care of by the Host organization.
 
*  Umpires will be given a Meal Per Diem by the Host Committee to cover the meal costs during the Championship. 
 
GUESTS:
 
*  The Victoria Inn has a limited number of rooms available for out of town spectators.  Those rooms are on a first come first served basis.  All others will be directed to the Royal Oak Inn. 
 
Game Tickets are as follows:
   
    Tournament Passes:   Adult - $35  
    Day Passes:  Adult - $10
    Game Passes:  $5
 
HOST CONTACT:
 
*  All inquiries for the Senior Championship can be directed to Barry Wowk at bwowk@westman.wave.ca
 
SPONSORS;
 
*  Baseball Canada National Sponsors
        Easton (bat and gloves)
        All-Star (catchers equipment)
        Rawlings (baseballs)
       
*  2008 Championship Sponsors (listing forthcoming)