GTA slo-pitch
Updated September 24, 2018 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!

As another season comes to an end and looking forward to a great 2019 season!

Slo-pitch, slow pitch or softball, no matter how you spell it, it's a great game!

RSPA Slo-Pitch League Starts Food Bank Drive

RSPA Coed Slo-Pitch League has added a Food Bank donation drive to all the RSPA banquets! (all 4 of them). Food items such as cans and non-perishable food, including: baby food and formula, peanut butter, canned fish and meat, canned fruits and vegetables, rice, grains, lentils, beans, dried pasta, pasta sauce and canned tomatoes (whole or crushed), cans of soup and stew, etc. The league will also make a donation, so let’s make a difference! Every person who makes a donation to the food bank drive will receive an extra draw ticket for a prize draw!

RSPA Slo-Pitch Last Bash Summer Tournament September 22-23

Yolowarmers partied
What a great weekend! 91 teams even going against the NSA Provincials and a bunch of league playoff weekends. Scrambling for parks, scrambling for umpires. Even had two umpires fly in on Westjet from Edmonton to umpire for the weekend. Thanks Dennis and Jeff! A couple of great guys!
• Scallywags beat Assassins to win Coed D with Yolowarmers and Pich Slap (Tux) in 3rd and 4th.
- Yolowarmers may have partied too much - see photos and videos posted below.
• Bang Bang beat Massive Hits to win Coed E1 with Unathletics and Moneyballers in 3rd and 4th.
• Bats n Mitts beat Hit or Swiss to win Coed E2 with Last Call and Superior Interiors in 3rd and 4th.
• Chicks n Dicks beat Ace of Bastoni to win Coed F1 with Unnecessary and Crazy Pitches in 3rd/4th.
• Brew Jays-2 beat Brew Jays-3 to win Coed F2 with Designated Drinkers-1, Wheat Kings 3/4.
• Barflys beat 6ix Crew to win Coed F3 with Trash Pandas and Pay2Day in 3rd and 4th.
• Bunch of Bums finally won by beating Multiple Scoregasms to win Mens E.
- Team Makina playing mens set a new record by going 0-4 with a plus-minus of -22.
• Trevor Fuchs from Unnecessary won the bat draw and nobody claimed the bat bag.

Watch for 2019 RSPA tournament dates ... coming soon!
Contact: Randy Warren — e-mail preferred: • Cell 416-930-6124
Saturday, November 3: one-day Saturday Fall Ball tournament at Diamond Beach.
January 19-20, 2019 - Orangeville Sno-Pitch.YES outdoors in the snow. Two day.

SPN Bat Rules in Effect NEW for 2018

Updated December 11, 2017
Slo-Pitch National recognizes and accepts ONLY the USSSA authorized bats
for use in the SPN program. --
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 2018 Rulebook now available online.
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What's New With SPN - Slo-Pitch National - 2018

Updated January 29, 2018 - This is not an official Slo-Pitch National web page.
For official Slo-Pitch National web site - click here
Slo-Pitch National - F.A.Q. Frequently Asked Questions

SPN New Rules and Policies 2018

• Rule 2 Sec 8 – Protective Equipment Statement
Any player who has a concern about an injury occurring from being struck with a ball during SPN sanctioned play should address that concern by the use of protective equipment which is available and is allowed in Slo-Pitch National sanctioned play.
For safety reasons, SPN strongly recommends that all players wear protective equipment while playing both defensive and offensive positions. Protective equipment including masks, headwear, catchers’ equipment and soccer style shin guards may be used by all players in any SPN sanctioned event.
• Rule 2 Sec 1: All legal bats used in Slo-Pitch National will have the USSSA compliance mark ("thumbprint") located on the bat.
Note: Local leagues have the ability to set their own bat policies.
• Rule 2 Sec 11 - EQUIPMENT: At no time can a camera, cell phone, audio or video device be worn or used by a player, coach, or manager while on the field of play. ELECTRONIC DEVICE is any device capable of making or transmitting still or moving photographs, video recordings or images of any kind. Any device capable of creating, transmitting or receiving text or data and any device capable of receiving transmitting or recording sound is prohibited. EFFECT: Player, manager, coach will be removed from the game.
• Rule 14 - Seniors Courtesy Runners: Seniors 50+, 60 +, and 65+ have use of unlimited courtesy runners, without penalty.
The courtesy runner can be anyone listed on the lineup card and the same runner cannot be used more than once per inning.
• STG&OR - I.D.: Government issued I.D may be checked at any time by the tournament committee or their representatives to certify a player’s name, date of birth, address or gender without protest.
• STG&OR - Ejection: The umpire will advise the coach that failure to leave the park at the requested time, or returning to the field after leaving from an initial ejection, shall result in the immediate halting of the game and the ejected player’s team forfeiting the game.
• STG&OR: Players may compete on one Masters and Seniors team AND on one Coed team AND on one single sex team (mens or womens) team in the same sanctioned event, if registered per “i” above;
• SPN 2018 National Championships: Womens E to be added to 2018 Championships. Division to be hosted in Leduc, Alberta.
• SPN 2019 National Championship Host Locations: See list below.
• Added to SPN Provincial Championships: Added Coed Masters 45+ for the September 1-2-3, 2018 weekend in Niagara Falls.
• Added to SPN Provincial Championships: Added Womens Masters 50+ for the August 24-25-26, 2018 weekend.
SPN 2018 Rulebook now available online.
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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 35th year and is the largest coed league in the GTA with 190 teams in 26 divisions for 2017 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 — Volleyball Night; 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 2018! - -

RSPA Slo-Pitch Tournaments

May 5-6, June 9-10, July 7-8,
August 18-19, Sept 22-23, 2018

Coed (6M-4F) D, E, F; Mens D, E
Mens 35+, 50+ for May 5-6 only.

SPN National & Provincial Qualifiers
Flyer       Entry Form       F.A.Q.
Map of all GTA
Slo-Pitch Parks and Diamonds

Etobicoke, Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville, Hamilton, Scarborough, Markham, Niagara Falls, Ajax, Oshawa, Pickering, Georgetown, Tottenham, Barrie, etc.
GTA Park Maps
Updated February 9, 2016
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
- 2018 SPN Rule changes.
- 2018/19 National Championship sites
- SPN Ontario 175 foot rule.
- Coming soon ...
- 2018 Tournament Awards.
- Can-Am Niagara Tournament.
What's New With SPN
Updated January 2, 2018
Home Run Sports

All your sporting needs.
1855 Dundas St East, Unit 15-16, Mississauga, ON L4X 1M1
CSPL Centennial Slo-Pitch

Mens & Coed
All levels of slo-pitch
Diamond Beach Sports

575 Centennial Park Blvd, Etobicoke M9C 4V1 - map
Slo-Pitch Headquarters
Batting Cages, Volleyball Courts, etc.
Mississauga Ladies Slo-Pitch

Ladies Slo-Pitch League
Womens E, Womens D
Irish Shebeen Pub

5555 Eglinton Avenue West,
Etobicoke ON M9C 5M1
(south side at Satellite Drive;
Etobicoke-Mississauga border)
Irish Shebeen map
Danny Lewicki web site
Check out his book - "From the Coal Docks to the NHL", the story of hockey life in Northern Ontario; Bantam, Midget and Junior; Toronto Marlboros; Toronto Maple Leafs; winning the Stanley Cup; the failed first Players' Association and life in the NHL.
Slo-Pitch National

Official Slo-Pitch National web site.