Members in the News: Craig Burt Makes Pro Umpiring Debut
Craig Burt finally got the call. The Chilliwack umpire made his first appearance as an umpire in professional baseball on September 3 when he worked in the Florida Complex League, the Minor League re-brand of the Gulf Coast League.
NCCP Competition Development Multi-Sport Modules are On-line
The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific is pleased to offer the NCCP Competition Development modules on line as part of the International Coaching School. The multi-sport modules will be offered on Monday evenings from 6.00pm to 8.30pm starting in September and running through March 2022 and coaches can register for individual modules or take advantage of this program and register for all 8 of the modules available.
New Women in Umpiring Community
Join Canadian Women Umpires in our newest program Behind the Plate! We’re highlighting some incredible women umpires with even more incredible backgrounds in our sport.
The Old Timers Experiment in Port Alberni was a Huge Success
Kelly McGiffin, says "we will definitely go again next year, maybe even have two teams. But its even better than that, there’s been such an interest in baseball (real baseball) back in Port Alberni that we’re trying a Fall League of Open Age Men (anyone 19 or over) and already have about 30 guys signed up with another 15 requesting registration applications. We believe we’ll have three maybe even four teams for this short Fall League (six weeks). Most of these guys are playing “slo-pitch” now and can’t wait to play real ball."
LMBA Players Making Old Time Baseball History
On Sunday, August 15th at City Park in Langley, a group of baseball players aged 60+ will begin play in a newly created division of the Lower Mainland Baseball Association. Players will form into two teams the old-fashioned way – pitchers, catchers, infielders, outfielders. The players will play a series of games through September in preparation for setting up a four-team 60+ Division in 2022.
Baseball BC Announces High-Performance Technical Directors
Baseball BC is pleased to announce the appointment of technical directors to oversee the male and female high-performance programs.
Return to Play Update - July 29
Please see a Baseball BC Return to Play update related to the current Covid-19 outbreak in the Central Okanagan.
Girls in Youth Baseball - Looking for Perspectives and Experience with their Participation
We're looking to learn more about the participation of girls in youth baseball. Simon Fraser University & SFU Professor of Sociology & Anthropology Dr. Travers have developed a survey to learn about perspectives on and experience with the participation of girls in youth baseball. To grow the game & get the most value, we'd like to get as many responses as possible. Coaches, Presidents, Executives. please take the 10 minutes to complete the survey &/or share with those that may. Thanks so much for your help & support with this... Link to the survey is below...