FROM CHALLENGER BASEBALL CANADA:
Amidst COVID-19, our highest priority of the health and safety of all our Challenger Baseball athletes, families and volunteers. This year, Jays Care Foundation and the Toronto Blue Jays will be hosting the 1st VIRTUAL Challenger Baseball National Jamboree on Saturday, August 8th from 11:30am - 7:30pm ESTwith Challenger Baseball athletes and their families from all across Canada!
You can register your athlete for this event via our new Challenger Baseball Canada website by following this link: https://challengerbaseballcanada.ca/virtual-national-jamboree/
*Please fill out ONE FORM PER ATHLETE*
To ensure the best possible virtual experience for our athletes and their families, we will be capping registration for this virtual event. Please register NOW to secure your spot! If you have any questions regarding the registration, please contact Rebecca Rulys (Rebecca.Rulys@bluejays.com)
*PLEASE REGISTER PRIOR TO FRIDAY, JULY 10th to ENSURE YOUR ATHLETES WELCOME PACKAGE WILL ARRIVE ON TIME.
Below you will find common FAQs:
WHO CAN REGISTER FOR THE VIRTUAL NATIONAL JAMBOREE?
The Virtual National Jamboree is open only to Challenger Baseball athletes in Canada from a) Challenger Baseball Summer Leagues, b) Challenger Baseball School Programs, and c) Challenger Baseball Partner Organization Programs.
To find out more about a Challenger Baseball program near you, please e-mail Rebecca.Rulys@bluejays.com
HOW WILL THE VIRTUAL NATIONAL JAMBOREE WORK?
There will be 9 INNINGS athletes and families have the option to participate in throughout the day via ZOOM. You can choose which sessions you'd like to attend in the registration - it's up to your family how many you attend! The Jamboree will be offered in the English language.
*Please note: in order to ensure the best possible virtual experience for our athletes and their families, we will be capping registration numbers for each INNING. Please register NOW to secure your spot!
Upon registering, your family will receive e-mail communication confirming your registration. Closer to the Virtual National Jamboree, your family will receive more information to front load your athlete(s) with everything they need to feel celebrated and successful throughout the day!
WHAT WILL MY ATHLETE RECEIVE?
Each Challenger Baseball athlete will receive an official Virtual Challenger Baseball National Jamboree T-Shirt to wear on the National Jamboree day, along with a lanyard and welcome package via mail! *PLEASE NOTE: Only Challenger Baseball athletes will receive a package - this day is all about celebrating them!
*PLEASE REGISTER PRIOR TO FRIDAY, JULY 10th to ENSURE YOUR ATHLETES WELCOME PACKAGE WILL ARRIVE ON TIME. All registrations after July 10th we cannot guarantee the welcome package will arrive on time. Registration will close on Friday, July 17th 2020.
CAN MY WHOLE FAMILY PARTICIPATE?
YES! We encourage the whole family to participate in the Virtual National Jamboree! It will be an exciting day you'll surely not want to miss!
WHAT ARE THE GOALS OF THE VIRTUAL NATIONAL CHALLENGER BASEBALL JAMBOREE?
1. Connect Challenger Baseball athletes from across Canada
2. Celebrate Challenger Baseball athletes and programs
3. Engage Challenger Baseball athletes & spark excitement for the program during this extraordinary time
4. Highlight the Virtual Challenger Baseball Programming that is currently running across Canada and provide an opportunity for families to try it in real time, and
5. Bring the "Big League Experience" to the homes of each Challenger Baseball athlete across Canada
We look forward to seeing you there!