NOMINATE A VOLUNTEER
Nominate a volunteer for Canada's Volunteer Awards 2021!
Did you nominate a volunteer for Canada’s Volunteer Awards?

There is still time.

The nomination period ends March 4, 2022.

Nominate an individual, a not-for-profit organization, a social enterprise or a socially responsible business who has made a significant contribution in improving the lives of others in their community through volunteering.

The 5 award categories are as follow:

- One national award: the Thérèse Casgrain Lifelong Achievement Award;
- Four regional award categories: Community Leader, Emerging Leader, Business Leader and Social Innovator.

In addition to receiving an award from the Government of Canada at a national ceremony, recipients are invited to choose a not-for-profit organization to receive a grant of $5,000 (regional awards) or $10,000 (national award). 
ELIMINATION TOURNAMENTS
The Elimination Tournaments are back!

Dates have been set for the 2022 edition of the Eliminations and we are excited to crown our AAA Provincial Champions again and send our teams to Nationals in 2022!

The 13U and 22U Championships will be held on July 21-25 with the 13U tournament being held in St. Thomas. We are now actively seeking hosts for the 22U tournament, if you are interested in hosting the 22U Eliminations, please click the button below.

15U, 18U and Senior will be held on Civic Holiday weekend with the 18U tournament being held in Burlington and Windsor hosting the Senior tournament. We’re still looking for a host for 15U, click the button below if you are interested in hosting 15U.
SELECT COUNCIL: RULES MEETING
Select Rules Meeting Took Place January 30th !
The Select Division held it's annual Rules Approval Meeting on January 30th!

These rules are in effect for the 2022 playing season!
BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Baseball Ontario proudly celebrates the Black men and women who continue to shape the world this Black History Month and every day of the year.
CHINESE NEW YEAR
Year of the Tiger!

May this New Year bring you good health, and good fortune. Happy Chinese New Year 2022!

ACCELERATED UMPIRE CLINIC
Baseball Ontario is thrilled to announce that we will run the Accelerated Umpires Training Program again in 2022!
This program allows new or first year umpires with a background in baseball or officiating to achieve their Level 2.3 over the course of five virtual sessions and a one-day clinic.
Attendees must meet the following criteria to be considered:
  • 18 years of age or older
  • At least one of:
  • Baseball Ontario level 1.1 certified
  • Extensive baseball background in playing and/or coaching
  • Significant officiating experience in another sport

JOIN OUR COACH INSTRUCTORS TEAM TODAY!
Interested in becoming an NCCP LF?
Learning Facilitators are NCCP clinic course conductors who train coaches to become NCCP certified.

The Virtual LF Training session will take place February 26-28.
All applicants must be Baseball Canada 16U (plus) Certified and have completed the Hitting Clinic, Infielding Clinic, Base Running Clinic and Outfielding Clinic in order to be considered for this training session.  Check your certification here.

Participants must be prepared to start Friday at 3:45 pm. The training is a total of 23 hours over the weekend and full attendance is required.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 15th. Coaches will be notified by February 16th of their acceptance. The fee of $250 is payable upon confirmation of acceptance.
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:
  • Select Council Meeting, February 6, 11am
  • Board of Management Meeting, February 17, 2022, 7pm
  • Rep Council Meeting, February 24, 2022, 7pm
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