2016 21U Junior National Tournament
The Baseball Canada 21U Junior National Baseball Tournament is Baseball Canada's oldest and longest running Tournament! The Regina Optimist Baseball Association and Park is humbled that we have been awarded the hosting of the Tournament for 2015 and again for 2016. Please see the preliminary information below for this years (2016) Tournament! Let's Play Ball!!!
Preliminary Tournament Information
Please scroll down and read ALL the Tournament Information carefully, and in detail!!! And Please Check Back for weekly updates as Tournament nears, & information is added/changed!
2016 Baseball Canada Junior 21 and Under, Canadian National Junior Championship Tournament – Information !!!
Aug 18 -22, 2016 at Regina Optimist Baseball Park
Hosted by: Regina Optimist Baseball Association
Let’s Play Ball …..!!!
Baseball Canada & The Regina Optimist Baseball Association, Welcome You to The Baseball Canada 21U National Championships, here in Regina, Aug 18-22, 2016! Our City, Regina, Saskatchewan, is known as the Queen City, and is our Oasis on the Prairies. We look forward to serving you, and having a Great Tournament, with anticipated fond and warm memories.
Teams: 8 Provincial Championship Teams. BC/Manitoba/Ontario/Quebec/Nova Scotia/New Brunswick/Saskatchewan/Regina (Host)
Arrival: All Teams and Coaches must be in Regina, and checked into Hotel by 4PM Aug 17/2016.
Transportation: Busing will be provided for all players and coaches, to take them to and from the Travelodge Hotel, the playing fields, the airport, and practice fields. Buses are for teams only. Teams will be driven by bus to Optimist Park or Currie Field 1.5 hours before beginning their games. Practice Fields and batting cages are available beside Optimist Park and Currie Field for Teams to practice before games. Requests for practice fields at different times than the afformentioned, are subject to a $250.00 charge for bus and field rental, and are subject to availability of the practice field.
Tournament: Aug 18 – Aug 22, 2016. Games start morning of Aug 18/2016. Times and schedules click > Here (Note Aug 22 is rain out day if needed)
Airport: Each Team will be picked up at Airport and bused directly to the Travelodge Hotel. Please send us your arrival date and time, 3-4 weeks before the start of tournament. (See contact information at bottom of this page). Regina Airport, Click Here >http://www.yqr.ca/
Regina Weather: Click Here > Regina Weather by Weather Network
Opening Banquet: For All Players and Coaches will be held at the Travelodge Hotel, Aug 17,2016, at 6:00 PM. Travel Lodge Hotel Website, Click Here >Travelodge Hotel Website Banquet will be held in the main banquet room of the hotel, located in lower level of hotel. Banquet room holds 250 people only. Request seating for parents/family – contact below, space is limited!
Coaches Meeting: Aug 17, 2016, at 8PM, at Travelodge Hotel, after Opening Banquet. Meeting room details will be given at opening banquet, and each team is allowed 2 representatives at the meeting.
Meeting Rooms: All meetings and meeting rooms will be at the Travelodge Hotel, and will be announced at the opening banquet. If you, your team, or coaches, and umpires require private meeting rooms, please let us know 3-4 weeks before start of the tournament, so we may make arrangements with the Hotel.
Accommodations: All Players, Coaches, and Umpires will be staying at the Travelodge Hotel. Parents, family and friends may book at the Travelodge Hotel and will receive a discounted rate for the tournament, provided by the Travelodge Hotel, click here > Travelodge Hotel Website(Discount rate is strictly subject to Travel Lodge Hotel Discretion. Let Travelodge Hotel know you are here for the tournament, before booking in order to recieve a potential discounted rate. If there are no rooms available at the Travlodge Hotel, you may find alternative accommodations from The Regina Hotel Association, click here > Stay In Regina The Hotels on this website may or may not provide a discount rate, and will be subject to their discretion. Teams requiring more than the 7 rooms that have been allocated, should contact the Travelodge Hotel Directly before Aug 1, 2016. Teams requiring more than 7 rooms will pay for the rooms directly from their Team/Province, and will not be second hand billed.
Opening Ceremonies: Aug 18, 2016, 6:15 PM at Regina Optimist Baseball Park.
Closing Ceremonies and Awards: Aug 21, 2016 at Regina Optimist Baseball Park. Time will be announced at the opening banquet. (Note Aug 22 is rain out day if needed)
Fields: Regina Optimist Baseball Park and Currie Field, both located in Regina. Regina Optimist Baseball Park will be the Host Field. Both fields have batting cages and practice fields beside them.
Chef De Mission: Please provide us the contact information of the Chef De Mission of each team, including phone number and e-mail address, 3-4 weeks before the start of the tournament. Contact us at the contact information at bottom of page.
Umpires: All Umpires will be staying at the Travelodge Hotel. If there are any requests, please let us know 3-4 weeks before the start of the Tournament at the contact information at the bottom of page. Travelodge Hotel Website, Click Here > Travelodge Hotel Website Umpires will be driven to and from fields and Hotel.
Special Needs: If required, please contact us at contact information below, 3-4 weeks before start of Tournament in order to give us time to meet your requests.
Batting Cages/Practice Fields/Other: Will be provided. Please contact us at contact information below, 3-4 weeks before start of Tournament in order to make sure we meet your requests. Teams will be driven by bus to Optimist Park or Currie Field 1.5 hours before beginning their games. Practice Fields and batting cages are available beside Optimist Park and Currie Field for Teams to practice before games. Requests for practice fields at different times than the afformentioned, are subject to a $250.00 charge for bus and field rental, and are subject to availability of the practice field.
Bat Boys: Will be provided for each team. Further information to come. Bat Boys will be between 10 and 12 years old, and if you would like to bring a uniform for them, please do so :)
Dugouts/Water: Water will be provided for all Teams, at all games in dugout. Garbage containers provided in dugouts, please put bottles/cans/garbage into garbage containers provided in the dugout.
Restaurants/Shopping/Activities: All players, coaches, umpires are staying at the Travelodge Hotel, located at the south end of Regina. Within a 6 block radius of the Hotel, are a multitude of Restaurants, Shopping Malls, Movie Theatres, Drug Stores, and various amenities. Please click here to see map and details of amenities >Explore Regina, by Travelodge Hotel and Nearby Amenities by Travelodge
Further information about Regina, please click here > City of Regina Website, Tourism Regina
Things to Do In Regina, click here > To Do In Regina
(Host) Regina Optimist Baseball Association Website > Regina Optimist Baseball Association
Baseball Canada Tournament Website, Click Here > 2016 Baseball Canada 21U Championship
Team Pictures: Team pictures, and other to be announced in July/2016. Compliance is Mandatory.
Pictures of Regina Optimist Baseball Park, click here > Pics of Optimist Baseball Park
Map of Travel Lodge Hotel to Regina Airport, Click Here> Hotel to Airport
Map of Travel Lodge Hotel to Optimist Park, Click Here > Hotel to Regina Optimist Park
Map Travel Lodge Hotel to Currie Field, Click Here > Hotel to Currie Field
Regina Weather, Click Here > Weather Network (Regina)
Volunteers: Please click > Here
Sponsors: Please click > Here
Entrance Tickets: Please click >Here
50/50 Tickets: Please click > Here
Tournament Memorabila and Wearables: To be announced in July/2016
Amenities: Both the Optimist Park (Host) and Currie Field offer hamburgers, hot dogs, soft drinks/other for sale. Drinking water is available at both Fields. Restrooms on site. Please note, Teams are responsible for carrying supplied drinking water to the dugouts.
Alcohol: Sale and drinking of alcohol is not allowed at the Optimist Park and Currie Field. All players, coaches, team members, and umpires are encouraged to participate in this tournament responsibly. Any alcohol or drug ‘abuse’ will result in immediate disqualification from the tournament.
Damages/Liability: Any damages to hotel rooms, buses, fields, equipment, will be charged back to the individual and/or team/organisation of concern. Security will be onsite at the Parks and the Travelodge Hotel. Behaviour that is unacceptable to fans/umpires/other teams/hotel guests will result in immediate disqualification from tournament.
Sunflower Seeds/Waste/Garbage: To be disposed of in garbage containers. Park to be kept clean.
Swearing and Vulgarity: As this tournament is family friendly and there will be children present, swearing and vulgar actions are not allowed please.
Radios/Sound: Please keep radios/music/devices to an absolute minimum level. Cheer all you want!
Dogs: all dogs must be on a leash. No dogs/pets on buses or in hotel rooms.
Safety/Security/Medical: Medical staff on site at all baseball games. Know where your children are at all times. No playing under stands. Unusual or dangerous behaviour, please report immediately to volunteers on site, security on site, or to police.
Lost Items: Report to Canteens at Currie Field and Optimist Park.
Further Information/requests: Please see contact information below.
Let’s Play Ball, and Have a Great Tournament !!! On behalf of Baseball Canada, and The Regina Optimist Baseball Association, Welcome to Regina !!!
Tournament Contact Information and Other:
Regina Optimist Baseball Association
For e-mailing information and requests:
Phone: (306) 543-1811
Contact: Tournament Chairperson: Wendy Mitchell:
All Committe Members Information Click > Here
Mailing Address Regina Optimist Baseball Association for 21U National Tournament:
- Regina Optimist Baseball 21 U National Tournament
- 103 Glencairn Rd
- Regina, SK, S4N-1N2
Host Location/Website, click here > Regina Optimist Baseball Association and Park (Host)
Host Facebook, click here > Regina Optimist Baseball Facebook (Host)
Host Twitter, click here > https://twitter.com/ParkOptimist (Host)
Baseball Canada Tournament Website, click here > Baseball Canada 21U National
Committee Organizational Chart, Click > Here
Sponsorship Package, Click > Here
Historical Results of Tournament, Click > Here
Championship Archives, Click > Here
Coaching Application Form, Please Click > Here
Pics & Video of 2015 Tournament in Regina, Click > Here
Contact for further information, Click > Here