SELECT DIVISION SEEKS PROVINCIAL HOSTS
The Select Division is looking for hosts for both the Houseleague Select and Dedicated Select Provincial Championships. Please complete the host application on our website. If you have any questions, contact us at select@baseballontario.com.
BLUE JAYS ACADEMY OPPORTUNITIES
The Blue Jays Baseball Academy host one day, four-hour Instructional Clinics throughout Ontario for beginner baseball players aged 8-12.

Participants receive a Blue Jays hat, t-shirt and digital baseball skills manual.
The Blue Jays Baseball Academy Showcase is a national amateur baseball showcase held at Rogers Centre each September hosted by the Blue Jays Baseball Academy. The goal is to provide a showcase opportunity for the best amateur baseball players born in Canada, with draft and college eligibility.
ONTARIANS PARTICIPATE IN #MLBTRAILBLAZERS!
Ashlynn and Kia participated in the MLB Trailblazer Series in Vero Beach, FL April 13-17!

Ashlynn participated on the players side, while Kia umpired at the event.

Congratulations to you both on representing Ontario and Canada at this prestigious event!


SPECIAL INTEREST!
Baseball Ontario is bringing our Girls Clinics indoors this spring!

Next up:
  • April 24th in Woodstock (SOLD OUT!)
  • April 30th in Burlington

Open to all girls aged 8-16 in the province of Ontario. Come train with current and former Provincial and National Team players and coaches!
Each 3-hour clinic is just $39!
The R. Jack Middlemass Memorial Scholarship assists aspiring young people in pursuit of post secondary education. In helping further their scholastic endeavors, the scholarship provides recipients with greater opportunity to excel in life and contribute to the community.

The recipient will be awarded $3,700 CDN, presented at the time of registration at university or college.
ELITE BASEBALL OPPORTUNITIES!
Youth Team Try-Outs for the Canada Games!
All players born in 2005 and later who are on a 2022 Baseball Ontario Rep roster, are on a roster with a PBLO team, or are part of a 2022 Baseball Ontario recognized program, are eligible to try out.
Initial Tryouts for the Ontario Provincial Team (17U) that will compete in the Canada Games will take place as follows:

April 22-24, Blue Chip Sports, Kitchener (SOLD OUT)

April 29-May 1, Durham College, Oshawa

Final Selection Camp:
May 20-23, Vaughan
Baseball Ontario is pleased to present the return of the Program 15 Showcase, coming May 24th and 25th!


This program is designed for high school aged players playing on OBA teams or in recognized programs.
The Program 15 evaluators and instructors have played, coached, and scouted at the highest levels of baseball and have been directly involved in players moving forward collegiately and professionally.
All Program 15 evaluations are performed with the goal of improving the player’s self-awareness and ability to maximize their skills and achieve their goals.
TOURNAMENT SPOTS AVAILABLE!
Welland Minor Baseball is happy to be hosting tournaments this summer!
They currently have space in 9U and 13U, and would love to see you come play in the heart of the Niagara Region!
  • 9U: June 24-26 (A & Below)
  • 13U: Aug 5-7 (A & Below)
Visit wellandminorbaseball.ca for more information!
Bradford Minor Baseball is looking for 1-3 teams to round out their 18U A tournament the weekend of July 8-10 on two brand new diamonds.

They are also seeking 1 team for their 13U AA tournament the weekend of July 15-17. 

If you have any questions, please contact Steve Koziel via email to
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
All Deadlines/Tasks/Events/Reminders can be found on our Baseball Ontario Calendar of Events. Remember to visit frequently!

FRIENDLY REMINDER OF UPCOMING EVENTS:
  • Board of Management Meeting, April 21, 2022, 7pm
  • 17U Provincial Team Tryouts, Kitchener, April 22-23
  • Female Players Clinic, Woodstock, April 24, 12pm
  • Rep Council Meeting, April 28, 2022, 7pm
  • Female Players Clinic, Burlington, April 30, 9am
  • 17U Provincial Team Tryouts, Oshawa, April 29-May 1
  • Select Council Meeting, May 1, 11am
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