GTA slo-pitch
Updated October 22, 2020
SloPitch1.com is a directory of slo-pitch leagues, teams and tournaments in the greater Toronto /Golden Horseshoe area of Ontario, Canada including: Toronto, Etobicoke, Mississauga, Brampton, Scarborough, Niagara Falls, etc. with maps to all softball diamonds in the GTA; Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton; from Ajax to the Falls!
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2021 season has to be better than 2020!


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RSPA Slo-Pitch Tournaments 2021 Tentative Dates

May 1-2, June 12-13, July 10-11, July 24-25, Aug 21-22, Sept 18-19 & Oct 2-3, 2021


SPN Provincial & National Qualifiers - First place hoodies!

Coed (6M-4F) D, E, F • Mens D, E • Mens Masters 50+

Guaranteed 4 scheduled games all divisions (except Coed F).
Etobicoke-Mississauga Parks - Centennial, Max Ward, Dunton, etc.
Etobicoke-Mississauga - Headquarters: Irish Shebeen Pub
5555 Eglinton Ave. W., Etobicoke ON M9C 5M1 — map
Free pitcher voucher for every team • Food & drink specials at the HQ bar!

Randy Warren — e-mail preferred: accent@slopitch1.com • Cell 416-930-6124
Entry Fee $360.00    •     Tournament Flyer    •     Tournament F.A.Q.    •     Tournament Parks/Map

• Team Rep Appreciation Gift & Appreciation Draw • Team Draws • Free Pitcher •

Largest Coed Slo-Pitch Tournament
RSPA Tournaments 2021

RSPA Slo-Pitch Tournament Saturday, October 3 - RESULTS

It was a cool day in the morning, but a great day for ball, great day to end the summer ball season!
Coed-D was a great division with Wins Below Replacement beating Yolo Warmers in the finals.
Flip Mode Squad won again beating Lakeshore Lizards in the Coed-E1 final.
Expos beat CFTB in the Coed-E2 finals.
Nickel Brook Cubs beat Wolfpack in the Coed-E3 finals.
Prestige Worldwide beat Brew Jays in the Coed-E4 finals.
Contentious ending in the Coed-F1 finals with Phillies vs Looseballs. Winner Phillies.
Pass the Bunts beat Smokin Bats in the Coed-F2 finals.
Mens D was another interupted ending with Nationals and Down n Dirty both getting first place National qualifier hoodies.
The Has Beens beat Angry Pirates to win the Mens-E finals.
Average Joes beat the Cobras in the Mens Masters 50+ Rec finals.
Thanks to all the teams that played. It was a great day!

RSPA Slo-Pitch Tournament Saturday, September 26 - RESULTS

It was a another great day. This has been an amazing August and September for ball.
I hope it stays nice for the last RSPA tournament on Saturday, October 3.

Coed-D1 was a tough division with Bat Attitude beating Winston Barkleys in the finals.
A great division with Wins Below Replacement beating PPL Legends in the Coed-D2 finals.
A lot of one run games and last place team Scallywags went 0-3 but only minus 6.
Flip Mode Squad lost last weekend in the finals, This weekend they beat Recking Krew to win the Coed-E1 final.
Warriors beat Looseballs in the Coed-E2 finals. Looseballs lost in the finals last weekend as well.
Dirty Dozen beat Sweet Spot in the Coed-F1 finals.
Swingers beat Balls Deep in the Coed-F2 finals.
Mens D was an amazing division with Full Throttle beating Supersonics. H2O Cardinals 3rd, Strugglers 4th at 0-3 but only minus 7.
Eagles won Mens-E1 again beating Knuckleheads by one run in the finals.
Bunch of Bums upset Free Agents winning by one run in the Mens-E2 finals.
Mens Masters 50+ was a showcase of levels with Rampower vs Grey Sox in 50 Comp. I'm not going to tell how that turned out.
She Said I Could Play finally won beating Markham Canadians and Cobras won again in 50+E beating Average Joes.
Thanks to all the teams that played. It was a great day!

RSPA Slo-Pitch Tournament Saturday, September 12 - RESULTS

It was a another great day, with perfect ball weather.
RSPA team Maple Leaf Auto beat Krushers in the Coed-D1 finals.
Shark Fionns beat Slap & Tickle in the Coed-D2 finals.
Fear beat Flip Mode Squad in the Coed-E1 final.
Lock Wood Lancers beat Looseballs in the Coed-E2 finals.
Mixed Balls beat TS Reds in the Coed-F finals.
H20 Cardinals beat Nationals in the Mens D finals. Mets 3rd, Forge 4th.
Eagles won Mens-E1 again beating Bang Bang/Nspire Aces.
Throwbacks upset Bengals in the Mens-E2 finals.
Rampower won Mens 50+ IM over Dalray Construction with Markham Canadians 3rd, She Said I could Play 4th.
Cobras upset Houghers Mens 50+E with Average Joes 3rd, Raiders 4th.

RSPA Slo-Pitch Tournament Saturday, August 22 - RESULTS

It was a great day, maybe a little too hot for the 40 teams that showed up to play in the first RSPA Covid tournament.
RSPA team Alcohol You Later beat Tallboys/Uber Ballers in the Coed-D1 finals.
Massive Hits beat Wins Below Replacements in the Coed-D2 finals.
Flip Mode Squad beat Legion of Doom in the Coed-E final.
Looseballs beat Streetsville Swingers in the Coed-F1 finals.
Brew Crew beat Etobicoke Rage in the Coed-F2 finals.
Full Throttle beat Nationals in the Mens D finals.
Eagles upset NLM 21-20 in the Mens-E1 finals.
Smash Bros beat Boro Boyz in the Mens-E2 finals.
Hamilton Spartans beat One Hit Wonders in a low scoring finals 7-3. Maybe One Hit Wonders only had one hit.
Rampower dominated in the 50+ over She Said I could Play, Average Joes and Cobras, but all teams were winners.

RSPA Coed (7M-3F) Slo-Pitch League looking for new teams 2021!

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RSPA Coed (7M-3F) slo-pitch league Mississauga, west Toronto-Etobicoke area looking for new teams/players for the 2021 season, RSPA is the largest coed league in the GTA with 180 teams in 26 divisions for 2019 and ALL the teams make the playoffs! RSPA offers the most coed divisions of any league, with divisions in SPN Coed C/D level, with several different levels of Coed "E", Coed "F" and a "Corporate/ Fun" division for corporate teams. We are SPN affiliated, fully insured and use SPN carded umpires. A great league, with lots of other activites — Volleyball Night; All-Star Night with home run, base running, throwing and other contests and FREE barbecue, and the BEST banquet in town!
Contact Randy Warren, accent@slopitch1.com -- www.slopitch1.com/rspa/
Looking for new teams and new players for the 2021 season!
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Double Play Deal for all SPN 2020 Carded Umpires

Slo-Pitch National is pleased to introduce the Double Play Deal for all 2020 carded umpires! The “Double Play Deal” will offer all 2020 carded officials, membership for both the 2020 and 2021 slo-pitch seasons! SPN web site Double Play Deal for all SPN 2020 carded umpires
Any umpire who has paid for the 2020 membership and would like to request a refund may do so at this time and will be removed from the carded umpire list. If an umpire request a refund for the 2020 season, upon return to officiating in 2021, they will need to successfully rewrite the online exam.
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Slo-Pitch National Covid-19 Recommendations For League and Event Management Return to Play

Recommendations for League/Event Management Return to Play & Game Related Suggestions.
For full announcement and detailed suggestions:
Slo-Pitch National Covid-19 Recommendations For League and Event Management Return to Play
Note that this information is a national response and some provinces are more open than Ontario.

SPN New Rules for 2020 /2020 Rulebook
now available

Updated January 20, 2020
2020 Slo-Pitch National Official Slo-Pitch Rule Book in PDF now available at: 2020 Slo-Pitch National Official Slo-Pitch Rule Book

Rulebook Changes:
Rule 2 Sec. 6: All players may wear a glove or mitt of any size, including a “trapper” style glove.
Rule 2 Sec. 9A, STG&OR Sec. 8 A: All those participating in a game shall wear the adopted TEAM UNIFORM, and must wear shoes, and shall wear properly. Manager/Coach or team representative when on the field, shall wear the adopted full uniform, shoes and if appropriate, jacket, which should include the teams emblem or similar attire that matches the colour code of the team, which can will readily identify them as a member of the team.
Effect: Sec. 9 A: Manager/Coach or team representative shall be asked to dress properly. If they refuse they will be removed until they are dressed in accordance with the team uniform. Protest is not allowed for the uniform rule.
STG&OR Sec. 1 F: Any Manager/Coach or team representative or player who is ejected from a game by an umpire for unsportsmanlike conduct shall automatically be suspended for his or her next schedule game. If the ejected person is registered to participate on more than one team, they may not participate for any other team until they have served their automatic suspension. His/ her actions will be reviewed by the tournament committee for further possible penalties or sanctions. Ejections which are not considered unsportsmanlike conduct, the automatic suspension for his or her next scheduled game will not apply.
SPN Policy Changes:
STG&OR Sec. 2 A Example: A player MAY compete, on one Masters division 35+ team, one Seniors division 50+ team, one COED team and one single sex (Men’s or Woman’s) team in the same sanctioned event, if registered as per (i) above. Example: A player may not compete in single sex (Men’s/ Woman’s) “A” and “C” nor may a player compete in Coed “B” and in Coed “E”. A Senior player may compete on one team in 50+, 60+ and 65+ in the same sanctioned event.
STG&OR Sec. 2 D: PLAYERS MAY BE REQUESTED TO PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY. SUFFICIENT PROOF OF IDENTITY MAY BE TWO PIECES OF IDENTIFICATION (ONE OF WHICH MUST HAVE A PHOTOGRAPH ATTACHED) BOTH BEARING PLAYER SIGNATURE FOR COMPARISON PURPOSES. THESE TWO PIECES OF INDENTIFICATION SHOULD BE RECENT WITH THE PLAYER’S CURRENT NAME AS USED ON LEGAL DOCUMENTATION. NOTE: THE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE MAY, AT ITS DISCRETION, ACCEPT VISUAL VERIFICATION OF IDENTITY FROM SLO-PITCH NATIONAL. RECOGNIZED PERSONNEL AS PROOF OF IDENTITY IN EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES ONLY AND WHERE THE PLAYER IS UNABLE TO PRODUCE TWO PIECES OF IDENTIFICATION AS DEFINED ABOVE WITH REASON ACCPETABLE TO TOURNAMENT COMMITTEEE.
STG&OR Sec. 10: Manager/Coach or team representative are responsible for ensuring the final scores once posted are correct. Manager/Coach or team representative of both teams must verify that the score on the home team’s official scoresheet is properly submitted. Any discrepancies in scores must be brought to the attention of the tournament convener immediately.
Official SPN web site: 2020 Slo-Pitch National Rulebook and Policy Changes
Updated May 21, 2020
SPN National Championships

SPN National Championship sites for 2020
RESCHEDULED TO 2021


SPN announced that the National Championship Divisions and Locations that were slated for 2020 will be hosted in the same locations in 2021. The Divisions and Locations that were announced for 2021 will be moved to 2022 and in the fall will announce the 2023 locations.
Official Slo-Pitch National web page. SPN National Championship sites
Brampton - Coed E, D, C, Comp and Mens B & Mens Masters 35C, 35D, 35E & Mens Masters 50 & Womens Masters 35.

Mens A Orillia, ON
Mens B Brampton, ON
Mens C Calgary, AB
Mens D Winnipeg, MB
Mens E Calgary, AB
Mens 35 Comp Calgary, AB

Mens 35 C Brampton, ON
Mens 35 D Brampton, ON
Mens 35 E Winnipeg, MB
Mens 50 A Brampton, ON
Men 50 IM Brampton, ON
Mens 50 E Brampton, ON

Mens 60 Calgary, AB
Womens A Orillia, ON
Womens B Calgary, AB
Womens C Winnipeg, MB
Womens D Calgary, AB
Womens E Winnipeg, MB

Womens 35 Brampton, ON
Coed Comp Brampton, ON
Coed C Brampton, ON
Coed D Brampton, ON
Coed E Brampton, ON
Coed All SS Kelowna, BC

RSPA 2019 Slo-Pitch Tournaments

We had great fun with the RSPA slo-pitch tournaments in 2019 even though the weather did not always cooperate.
The May tournament was completely rained out and the city cancelled the permits before it even started.
August tournament with 60 teams started out in the rain and mud and finished up on Sunday with a great day for ball!
Tournaments in June and two tournaments in July and two tournaments in September had great weather. And rain or shine it was always a great party after the tournament at the Irish Shebeen Pub with karaoke from Sharon and torontokaraoke.ca.
Here are some of the pictures from the 2019 RSPA slo-pitch tournaments.
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SPN Bat Rules in Effect

Updated December 11, 2017
Slo-Pitch National recognizes and accepts ONLY the USSSA authorized bats
for use in the SPN program. -- www.usssa.com
All SPN approved bats must carry the USSSA stamp for use in the SPN Program.
Note: Local leagues have the ability to set their own bat policies.
Note: This rule is NOT in effect for RSPA Coed Slo-Pitch.
SPN 2019 Rulebook available online. (SPN 2020 Rulebook coming soon).
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RSPA Recreational Slo-Pitch Association
is a non-profit, recreational, coed (7M-3F) slo-pitch league for adults (16+/18+) in the Mississauga and west Toronto/Etobicoke area. RSPA is in its 38th year and is the largest coed league in the GTA with 180 teams in 26 divisions for 2019 and ALL the teams make the playoffs! RSPA offers the most coed divisions of any league, with divisions in "Comp", several different levels of "E", Coed "F" and a "Corporate/Fun" division for corporate teams. We are SPN affiliated, fully insured and use SPN carded umpires. A great league, with lots of other activites — All-Star Night with home run, base running and other contests and FREE barbecue, and the BEST banquet in town!
Looking for new teams and new players for 2020! - - www.slopitch1.com/rspa/

RSPA Slo-Pitch Tournaments

2020 tournaments one day Saturday
August 22, Sept 12, Sept 26, Oct 3
Coed (6M-4F) D, E, F; Mens D, E
Mens 35+, 50+.

SPN National & Provincial Qualifiers
Mississauga parks
Tournament Flyer       Tourn F.A.Q.
Map of all GTA
Slo-Pitch Parks and Diamonds

Etobicoke, Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, Hamilton, Scarborough, Markham, Niagara Falls, Acton, Ajax, Burlington, Milton, Oshawa, Pickering, Georgetown, Tottenham, Barrie, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Whitby, etc.
GTA Park Maps
SPN Toronto area slo-pitch tournaments

SPN Toronto area slo-pitch tournament list.
Provincial Championship dates.
National Championship sites.

Toronto area slo-pitch tournaments
What's New With SPN
- 2019 SPN Rule changes.
- 2020 National Championship sites
- SPN Ontario 175 foot rule.
- Coming soon ...
- 2020 SPN Rule changes.
- 2020 Tournament Awards.
- Can-Am Niagara Tournament.
What's New With SPN
Kahunaverse Sports
(formerly Home Run Sports)
All your sporting needs.
1855 Dundas St East, Unit 15-16, Mississauga, ON L4X 1M1
map
CSPL Centennial Slo-Pitch

Mens & Coed
All levels of slo-pitch
www.cspl.ca
Irish Shebeen Pub

5555 Eglinton Avenue West,
Etobicoke ON M9C 5M1
(south side at Satellite Drive;
Etobicoke-Mississauga border)
Irish Shebeen map
www.irishshebeen.com
Slo-Pitch National

Official Slo-Pitch National web site.
www.slo-pitch.com