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Baseball BC Informational Summit – The Road Ahead

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Douglas College – Room 1814

10 am

Baseball BC would like to invite representatives of the baseball community to an informational session that will discuss and explore the landscape of baseball in British Columbia moving forward.

This summit is open to all interested sport administrators, coaches, athletes and parents who have a vested interest, or are looking for an update, on amateur youth baseball in the province of British Columbia.

Baseball BC is the recognized Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) in BC and is preparing to move forward with a new membership model that will strive to meet the needs of all youth baseball players, volunteers and administrators; regardless of organizational affiliation.

Topics to be discussed or introduced are…

-          Membership and affiliation with Baseball BC for local associations, teams and/ or individuals

-          Membership fees for associations, teams and/ or individuals

-          Continued Grass Roots program delivery from Baseball BC

-          Elimination Tournaments to determine the qualifiers for Baseball Canada and Western Canada Baseball Association (WCBA) tournaments.

-          Host Opportunity for Baseball Canada 13U (Pee Wee) event

-          Baseball BC governance

-          Baseball BC member organizations and autonomy

-          Forum for topics not listed to be explored and discussed

Questions on this summit can be directed to Baseball BC President, John Berry at theberrys@shaw.ca or (604) 618-2597 or Baseball BC Executive Director, David Laing at davidlaing@baseball.bc.ca or (604) 586-3312.

People wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by e mail to davidlaing@baseball.bc.ca or by phone at 604-586-3312, by February 26, 2015.

We look forward to seeing you on the 28th.

Outside the Ballpark Workshop - 2015

 

On January 31, 2015, representatives from local leagues and District Administrators from around the province of BC attended the first “Outside of the Ballpark Workshop” at the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel.

The round table sessions were interactive and attendees exchanged experiences, ideas and thoughts on marketing, registration, the three R’s of volunteers and fundraising.

Congratulations to the door prize winners:

·        Don Moore from National Little League (gift basket)

·        Kris Poole from South Okanagan Little League (Canada World Series hat and shirt)

·        Larry Martel from Nelson Minor Baseball (IPad® mini)

Click here for more pictures from the workshop.

REGISTRATION 2015

Registration is open in all Districts across British Columbia.  Register early to secure a spot for the 2015 Season.  To find your district, please click here.

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