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Swing into the new season!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Sign up for the 2019 Spring Baseball Season starting February 1st

IF YOU ARE APPLYING FOR FUNDING, PLEASE CONTACT THE REGISTRAR FIRST AND THEN CONTACT THE FUNDING ORGANIZATION

Register online and GO GREEN! Registration closes March 15th.





2019 Baseball Academy

Vernon Baseball in coordination with School District 22 is pleased to announce the launch of the Baseball Academy to be held during the 2019 Fall Semester and running weekly through January 2020 for high school students in grades 8-12.


Please email Evan Bailey at evanbailey@shaw.ca for registration details and payment information.

Space is limited to 12-14 players, so anyone interested should contact VBA President Michael Sanfilippo right away at president@vernonbaseball.com for more detailed information.



Umpire Clinics

In preparation for our 2019 baseball season, VBA will be hosting Level 1 & Level 2 Umpire Clinics, open to everyone from age 12 to adult. If you or anyone you know is interested in spending a little time at the ball park while making some extra money; come on out!

** The 2019 clinic dates are yet to be confirmed, the following are tentative dates and the BCBUA website does not show the Vernon dates at this time.
Please check back soon. Thank you **

Clinic: Level 1 - For new umpires *Clinic consists of 2 sessions (1 classroom and 1 field work)

Level 1: Classroom Session
Date: 2019-April-16 Time: 6:30 PM - Until finished
Location: Salvation Army House of Hope, 3303 32nd Ave. Vernon BC

Level 1: Field Work Session
Date: 2019-April-20 Time: 8:30 AM - Noon
Location: Marshall Fields, 6891 Okanagan Landing Rd. Vernon BC

Visit our UMPIRES page for registration information


Clinic: Level 2 Defence - For returning umpires age 14 and older, who have passed Level 1 Clinic (within 3 years). Clinic consists of 2 sessions (1 classroom and 1 field work)

Level 2: Classroom Session
Date: 2019-April-18 Time: 6:30 PM - Until finished
Location: Salvation Army House of Hope, 3303 32nd Ave. Vernon BC

Level 2: Field Work Session
Date: 2019-April-20 Time: 1:00 PM - Until finished
Location: Marshall Fields, 6891 Okanagan Landing Rd. Vernon BC

Visit our UMPIRES page for registration information



Cross the Creek Classic - Vernon, British Columbia, May 3-5, 2019

Cross the Creek Classic - Vernon, British Columbia, May 3-5, 2019
Pee Wee AA - 8 Team Tournament
** Currently Full **

Any questions about details or the waitlist please Email - lancejodi@shaw.ca

Already registered? Call 1-866-861-8326 or click here to reserve your team’s accommodations.



Okanagan College comes to 2019 Winter Skills

Registration for the 2019 Winter Skills program is now closed. Be sure to check back again next season.

Vernon Baseball is extremely excited to announce that the Okanagan College Coyotes will lead the 9th edition of our Winter Skills Program at the Honda Sports Center.

Current OC Coaches & Players will come and share their knowledge and passion for the game of baseball with our young players between the ages of 8 – 13 (Tadpole – Pee Wee Divisions). This is an excellent opportunity for players to develop their skills while being instructed by the premier, local collegiate team in our community. Space will be limited and the cost is $100.

Winter Skills will consist of 6 sessions on Tuesdays from 5:30 – 7:00 PM beginning on January 15th and concluding on March 5th. There will be no sessions on Feb 12th and 19.

Any general questions regarding this program can be emailed to Dan Braddick at dbraddick@shaw.ca



Registration for 18U AAA Midget, 15U AA Bantam and 13U AA Pee Wee is now closed for the 2019 season. Please contact the Division Directors for further information.

Attention all 2019 season Midget (2001-2003), Bantam (2004-2005), and PeeWee (2006-2007) aged players. It’s Vernon Baseball’s intent to field 18U AAA Midget, 15U AA Bantam, and 13U AA PeeWee next season. BC Baseball’s rules now have these divisions playing a single season from April – August long weekend and associations must commit to their ability to field a team in early February.

Therefore, players interested in trying out for either the 18U AAA Midget, 15U AA Bantam, or 13U AA PeeWee Teams, must register by January 31st, 2019.

Any general questions regarding the 18U AAA Midget Team can be emailed to Dennis Gehrmann via the Midget Director (Dennis Huizinga) at midget@vernonbaseball.com Questions pertaining to the 15U AA Bantam Team can be emailed to Mark Pastro via the Bantam Director (Chase Batchelor) at bantam@vernonbaseball.com Enquiries for the 13U AA Team can be emailed to Nathan Lee via the Pee Wee Director (Matthew Brown) at peewee@vernonbaseball.com



Attention all Vernon Baseball Coaches!

BC Baseball puts on an excellent Coaching Conference in Langley every year. The 2019 event is being held on February 8 - 10, 2019 at the Langley Events Centre. See brochure for more details.

If you're interested in attending, contact Michael Sanfilippo president@vernonbaseball.com or Neil Thompson - vicepresident@vernonbaseball.com to get the registration code to register online here

We would love to see more Vernon Baseball Coaches attend next years event!



Vernon Baseball's New Online Store

You can now purchase Vernon Baseball Apparel directly online. A percentage of all purchases goes towards Vernon Baseball.

For bulk or team orders please contact Cari McCelland at uniforms@vernonbaseball.com

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Click Here to visit the Vernon Minor Hockey website
Click Here to visit the BC Minor Baseball Association website
Click Here to visit the Baseball Canada website
Click Here to visit the Toronto Blue Jays website
Click Here to visit the Major League Baseball website
Big League Experience website
BC Baseball Coaches website
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