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2022 18U National ChampionshipsAug 18-21   Fort McMurray, Alberta

Participant Info



The Welcome BBQ will take place on Wednesday, August 17th at Shell Place. The evening will begin at 6:00pm and includes a casual BBQ dinner. This event is complimentary for players, coaches, managers, officials, and Baseball Canada representatives. Friends and family that also wish to attend this event can purchase tickets by August 10th at


The pre-tournament meeting will take place on August 17th at 8:00pm in Grand Ballroom C at Shell Place (MacDonald Island Park).


Team Photography will take place prior to the Welcome BBQ on Wednesday, August 17th at Legacy Dodge Field at Shell Place. All teams are required to wear their uniforms for their team photography session. Team photos may be pre-ordered online at


The Opening Ceremony will take place on Thursday, August 18th at 6:30 pm at Legacy Dodge Field at Shell Place and is included in the purchase of your tournament pass.

The Closing Ceremony will take place following the Gold Medal Game at Legacy Dodge Field at Shell Place, MacDonald Island Park.

All teams are required to wear their uniforms for the opening & closing ceremonies.


On behalf of the 2022 Host Committee, we will be offering complimentary use of batting cages prior to game/practice time from August 16th to 21st.  In addition, each team will have the opportunity to have one complimentary practice session at one of the two event venues, Legacy Dodge Field at Shell Place or Ross Hennigar Ball Park on either August 16th or August 17th. Please contact or 780.791.0070 ext. 5110 to reserve your spot today. Practice times are schedule for 1 hr 20 minutes and are first come, first serve.

Ross Hennigar

August 16th 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm

August 17th 8:30am, 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm

Legacy Dodge Field at Shell Place

August 16th 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm

August 17th 9am, 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm


In the event that tie breaker games are not needed and there are no changes due to inclement weather, the Host Committee will plan a Skills Competition in the evening of Saturday, August 20th. Details will be shared during the Pre-Tournament meeting.


Local ground transportation is provided by the Host Committee and includes airport pick up/drop off, special event, practice, and game transportation between host hotels and the venues. Team Managers are asked to provide your airport arrival and departure times to Jodie Cooper as soon as they are confirmed.  An email will be distributed to each team’s Chef de Mission regarding transportation prior to the event. A review of each team’s final transportation schedule will be completed for the duration of the tournament on Wednesday during the Pre-Tournament meeting. At this time, a contact person for transportation will also be given.

If teams have any additional transportation needs above and beyond what’s listed above (ie: team meals, tours, etc, please contact Scott Steffler, Director of Business Development at Diversified at for a discounted rate.


Our 2022 Host Committee has teamed up with Fort McMurray Hotel Group for the 18U Championship event. 

Teams will be staying at the following hotels:

Merit Hotel and Suites |

  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Nova Scotia

Nomad Hotel and Suites |

  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick
  • Ontario
  • Saskatchewan
  • Quebec

Teams are asked to contact Fort McMurray Hotel Group Reservations at 1-866-650-3678 ext. 7 or

Teams have the option to add to their stay a breakfast for an additional fee per guest per room. This expense will be covered by the Teams at their discretion.

Each team has seven rooms currently reserved from August 17th to August 23rd. The seven rooms will be paid for by the Host Organizing Committee. Should a team arrive on August 16th or requires one additional room, the extra room or night booking will be at their own expense at time of reservation. Teams will still be required to sign a group conduct policy upon arrival and provide a valid non-prepaid credit card at check in to cover any incidentals that may be incurred.


Family and friends can benefit from a preferred rate available at the Radisson Hotel & Suites

For bookings, please use the link below:


As mentioned above, teams have the option to add to their stay a Breakfast for an additional fee per guest per room. This expense will be covered by the Teams at their discretion.

Boston Pizza Downtown and Timberlea

Team Menu; buy a medium or large pizza and get a 2nd for 50% off. Free non-stop fountain pop for in-restaurant dining. Please call ahead for large groups or to pre-order food.

Contact: 780-743-5056

Mr. Mike’s

10% off regular menu items for parents, access to the $20 or less Team Menu. Reservations would be appreciated! Please tip for large groups.

Contact: 780-215-6453

Seventy Two Kitchen & Patio (This is located on site at MacDonald Island Park)

15% off all food & beverages for groups

Contact: 780-791-6933


20% off food and alcohol. Please show Athlete Card (below) for discounts. 1 free hour of bowling offered per team, call ahead to book.

Contact: 780-750-8696

Canadian Brewhouse

10% off food and 10% off drinks - Must make a reservation and have your event accreditation for verification. Pizza Party vouchers give 1 large 2-topping pizza per 4 players and a pop for each.

Contact: 780-743-4557


Fort McMurray Industrial Cleaners can provide laundry services for team uniforms. This will be at the expense of each individual team based on need. They can be contacted at 780.742.2262 to arrange for drop off.


Tournament passes, which include access to all games at both venues, including the Bronze Medal Game, Gold Medal Game, and Opening and Closing Ceremonies, are available as follows:

Tournament Passes




Senior (60+)


Youth (7-17)


Children 6 & Under



Tournament passes and single game tickets will be available for pick up and/or purchase at MacDonald Island Park: 

Suncor Community Leisure Centre – Guest Services

August 11th – 15th – 7am-10pm

West Shell Place – Box Office

August 16th & 17 12pm-8pm

August 18-21 7:30am-8pm

Any questions regarding Tournament Pass pickup for Ticketing can be sent to



Transportation has been arranged for Umpires. Once Umpires have been assigned by Baseball Canada, they are asked to contact the Host Committee’s Director of Umpires directly to discuss transportation details.

Director of Umpires: Marcus Erlandson 780.619.5042 or


The umpires meeting will take place on August 17 at 8:00pm in Grand Ballroom B at Shell Place (MacDonald Island Park).

You can find the full Participant Package here: Participant Package