In the name of all the officials, I promise that we shall officiate in these Championships with complete impartiality respecting and abiding by the rules which govern them, in the true spirit of sportsmanship.
For the most part, teams in Baseball Canada sanctioned leagues adhere to the Major League Baseball rules of play. However, there are certain rules, for reasons that range from the age of participants to Canada's unique climate, that have been modified by Baseball Canada. Click the following link to view the Canadian interpretations to baseball rules as outlined by Major League Baseball.
The mission of Sport Canada, a division of Heritage Canada, is to support the achievement of high performance excellence and the development of the Canadian sport system to strengthen the unique contribution that sport makes to Canadian identity, culture and society. Visit Sport Canada at: www.pch.gc.ca/sportcanada.
Baseball Canada is pleased to introduce Shaped by Our Game, a new initiative on baseball.ca that will profile people who have used our sport to achieve success later in life. Baseball is a sport that provides great life lessons and teaches skills that are applicable for future success in life whether on the baseball field or not.
Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a systemic approach being developed and adopted by Baseball Canada to maximize a participant's potential and involvement in our sport. The LTAD framework aims to define optimal training, competition and recovery throughout an athlete's career to enable him / her to reach his / her full potential in baseball and as an athlete.
About Baseball Canada
Federally incorporated in 1964 as the Canadian Federation of Amateur Baseball, Baseball Canada is the national governing body for baseball in Canada and is made up of 10 provincial associations representing players, coaches and umpires nationwide.