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2008 Pee Wee Boys ChampionshipsDec 31-31   Vaughan, Ontario

Participant Info

Baseball Canada Pee Wee Championship

Vaughan, Ontario

August 20-25, 2008

 

LET’S PLAY BALL.....

Greetings from Vaughan, Ontario – the home of the 2008 Canadian National Pee Wee Baseball Championships presented by The Toronto Blue Jays! This is the first 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 must arrive in Vaughan by Noon (12:00 p.m.) on Wednesday, August 20th, 2008.

Players and Coaches are asked to be ready to attend a very special event by

3:00 pm (timing is critical) on August 20th.

Shuttle buses will transport teams from the Host Hotel to the Welcome Event. Details for all players, coaches and managers will be distributed to each team upon their arrival with their team information packages – but we guarantee that everyone is in for a real treat – bring along your baseball gloves and cameras…..

Accommodations 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 20th departing Tuesday August 26th.

All arranged accommodations are for 6 nights from Wednesday August 20th to Monday August 25th with team departures on the morning of Tuesday August 26th. Teams that choose to arrive prior to August 20th or stay after August 25th are responsible for the extra costs incurred.

If you require accommodation prior to or after the specified dates please contact the Tournament Director (Frank Crudo – frank@crudocanada.com).

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 are provided a light dinner on August 20th at the Welcome Event and breakfast each morning at the Hotel is also provided.

Other meals are the responsibility of each player, coach and manager.

All games will be played at Concord Regional Park (Dufferin and Hwy. 407). Practice field 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.

MEETINGS:

The Pre-Championship Meeting time is TBD. Each team is permitted to send two (2) reps per team and their provincial representative.

UMPIRES: Umpires should arrive in Vaughan by Noon (12:00 p.m.) on August 20th, 2008.

Umpires are asked to be at the Welcome Event on Wednesday August 20th, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. Shuttle buses will take the umpires from their accommodation to the event and from the event back to the hotel.

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 20th to August 25th (6 nights). Umpires will receive a Meal Per Diem from the Host Committee upon arrival at the championship. Umpires will each receive a complementary ticket to the Welcome Event. Dress is casual.

Individual umpires must arrange and cover costs for earlier arrival and later departures. Contact information the Sheraton Parkway Hotel is below (please quote 2008 Peewee Championship) when making your reservations):

Laura Edmunds | 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

lauraedmunds@sheratonparkway.com

Transportation has been arranged to and from the airport and during the championship fo