Baseball Canada determines host sites for Nationals

 Photo Credit: Baseball Canada

Photo Credit: Baseball Canada

By Adam Morissette

Baseball Canada

OTTAWA- Eight Baseball Canada National Championship hosts were determined during the annual Baseball Canada Fall Meetings that took place in Hamilton over the weekend.

The breakdown includes one host for a 2018 Baseball Canada National Championship and seven for 2019 events.

Many excellent bids were submitted with championships being awarded to the following communities:

2018

13U National – Woodstock, ON

2019

Baseball Canada Cup – Regina, SK

13U National – Repentigny, QC

Ray Carter Cup 15U Boys – Oshawa, ON

16U Girl’s Invitational – Hammonds Plains, NS

18U National – London, ON*

21U Men’s – Gatineau, QC*

Men’s National – Chatham, NB

*Awarded National Championship for 2019 and 2020

For a complete list of 2018 National Championships, and to view the National Championships bid application process, selection, and principles, please click on the links below.

2018 Baseball Canada National Championships
Championship bids application: process, selection, and principles

For more information, please contact Baseball Canada Program Coordinator Kelsey McIntosh (kmcintosh@baseball.ca).

Adam Morissette

Adam Morissette was born and raised in Ottawa, Ont. where sports were always a big part of his life whether it be baseball, hockey or football, including playing two seasons as centre for coach Pat Sheahan with the Queen's University Golden Gaels in Kingston -- Canada's first capital. Morissette has always have been passionate about baseball and has fond memories of attending Montreal Expos games with his father, Mike, and listening to his recollection of watching baseball in Montreal at Jarry Park and stories about Gary Carter, Rusty Staub and Steve Rodgers. Morissette could often be found in a near empty Lynx Stadium watching Joe Siddall, Bert Heffernan, Curtis Pride and Jamie Carroll soaking in a beautiful summer night at the ballpark. He was a member of the provincial championship Orleans Red Sox Little League teams also played with the Ottawa White Sox for the late Lyle Anderson and Todd Burke in OBA Midget and American Legion play and the Capital City Crushers (NCBL), primarily as a catcher. Has also spent time coaching Little League in Orleans and South Ottawa. He wanted to turn his passion into a career and enrolled in Sport Business Management at Algonquin College in Ottawa in 2007. After working for the Ottawa 67's OHL team as the Ticket Coordinator, Morissette jumped at the opportunity to become the Media and Public Relations Coordinator with Baseball Canada in 2010. He loves watching and reading about pro, college or amateur baseball and is a long-time subscriber to Baseball America. Morissette is thrilled about the idea of writing about baseball and is interested in covering any story that his car -- and time -- will allow him to cover.