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2013 BIGS Seeds Men's National ChampionshipsAug 22-26   Windsor, Ontario

Participant Info

 

WELCOME TO WINDSOR
 
The Windsor Stars Baseball Club has in the past hosted numerous provincial and national championships. This year the Stars Baseball Club along with the Toronto Blue Jays, and its many supporters are proud to present the Canadian Senior Men’s National Baseball Championship.
TEAMS: (Players, Coaches, Team Officials)
Teams must arrive in Windsor by 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 21, 2013. Players, Coaches and Managers are asked to attend a welcoming get together at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 21 at Cullen Field. Tentatively, chicken, pasta and salad and a non-alcoholic beverage will be provided. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. This will be followed by a Home Run Derby consisting of one representative from each team. Each team is to provide the pitcher for their batter.
ACCOMMODATIONS: (Players & Staff) are as follows;
Four players per room (inclusive August, 21-26.) Accommodations for teams and officials have been arranged at the Holiday Inn & Suites, 1855 Huron Church Rd, Windsor, ON (located one mile from the playing fields. In total (8) eight double rooms per team will be provided.
NOTE: Should teams arrive earlier or choose to stay longer, it will be at their own expense. If you plan on arriving early, please contact Bernie Soulliere at berniebaseball@cogeco.ca or (519) 735-2028. Also please advise if you are flying or bussing. All teams and officials will fly in to Windsor Airport.
DAILY MEALS: Will be available at the Holiday Inn. Daily specials will be available. There are also a variety of fast food outlets within walking distance of the hotel ie: Dairy Queen, Pizza Hut, Wendy’s, SubWay, Swiss Chalet, Applebee’s & Tim Horton’s.
PARKS: All games will be played in the Mic-Mac Park Complex on the Cullen & Soulliere Fields. The fields are walking distance apart. Both diamonds are lit with grass infields and located at 1051 Prince Rd.
MEETINGSThe pre-Championship meeting is scheduled for 9:15 p.m., Wednesday, August 21, at the Holiday Inn & Suites (8th floor –suite 802). Each team is permitted to send two representatives along with their Chef de Mission.
UMPIRES: Umpires should arrive in Windsor by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21.  Umpires are asked to attend the welcoming get together at 6:00 p.m. at Cullen Field. Umpire meeting will be held Wednesday evening, August 21. Time and location: T.B.A.by Supervisor.
UMPIRE ACCOMMODATIONS: Have been arranged at the Holiday Inn & Suites. There will be two umpires per room. Accommodations are available from August 21- August 26 inclusive. Individual umpires must arrange to cover cost for early arrivals and/or late departures. Please contact Bernie Soulliereatberniebaseball@cogeco.caor (519) 735-2028 if either applies.
UMPIRE TRANSPORTATION:Has been arranged for pick-up and drop-off at the airport and to and from fields during the championship. A dressing room will be available at the main field.
UMPIRE MEALS: Meal per diems will be issued at your pre-tournament meeting to be held Wednesday evening, August 21, at the Holiday Inn. Time and location: T.B.A.
GUESTS: May contact the Holiday Inn & Suites for reservations. A special rate of $109.00 for regular rooms $117.00 for Suites plus H.S.T. has been established. Contact Mrs. Kim McDonald at kimmcdonald@fortisproperties.com or (519) 966-1000 EX: 1036
GAME TICKETS: Tournament Pass (good for all games) $25.00. Day Pass (round robin) $8.00. Medal Round $10.00. Children 12 and under accompanied by an adult are free.