OTTAWA – Baseball Canada National Championship season is about to kick into high gear on Thursday with the 18U and 13U National Western set for Fort McMurray, Alberta and Swift Current, Saskatchewan, respectively.
Ten teams are in Fort McMurray for the 18U Championship including host, Fort McMurray, in what’s one of Baseball Canada’s oldest events, dating back to 1969.
Fort Mac last held the even in 2018 where London (Ontario) took home the gold medal while Québec comes into the event as the defending gold medalists when it last took place in 2019.
An all-time list of 18U Championship medalists can be found here.
Eight teams are in Swift Current for the 13U National Western Championships with two representatives from each of BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.
Teams from BC have won gold at this event dating back to 2015.
An all-time list of 13U Championship medalists can be found here.
Here’s how to follow all the action!
18U Championship in Fort McMurray, Alberta
13U National Western in Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Both events get underway Thursday, August 18 with playoff and medal games taking place on Sunday, August 21st.
18U features ten teams representing nine provinces while eight teams at at the 13U National Western event
HOW TO FOLLOW:
Live scoring of all tournament games via GameChanger: 13U | 18U
Live streaming for 18U is available here
Tournament Websites: 13U | 18U