Current News Articles and Postings

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2019-2020 AGM

The GVBA is holding their Annual General Meeting on
Thursday, November 7th, at 6-7pm in the
Red Barn (upstairs) at the Gordon Head Rec Centre site.
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2019 – Registration for 18U AAA Fall Program

Greater Victoria Baseball Association (GVBA) is running a fall program for 18U AAA, to build on the success on our 2019 season and make things better for the upcoming 2020 baseball season. This program is open for players with the birth years 2002, 2003 and 2004.

The fall program will include on field practices, batting cage sessions, plus some weekend games on the island and in addition we have a team booked into a tournament Sep 27 to Sep 29 in Richmond. Coaches will work with players on their skill development in all areas of the game (speed, fielding, pitching, hitting for power and contact). In addition these practice and game sessions are an opportunity for coaches to see players in action leading up to our team selection for the 2020 season.

FALL 2019:
Practices will be Monday and Wednesday (September 9 to end of October) at Layritz starting at 5pm.
Double Header games will be September 14 in Campbell River, September 22 in Nanaimo, and October 5th hosting at Rotary. Plus the Richmond tournament Sep 27-29.
The cost for the Fall sessions is $200 per player, plus additional travel costs for those attending the Richmond tournament (hotel and ferry).

18U AAA 2020 Upcoming Season:

  • Preseason indoor winter baseball sessions early 2020
  • Plus winter / early spring strength and conditioning sessions (weight room sessions and work out plans, player specific)
  • on field practice twice per week – March through to July In Season
  • Additional on field conditioning sessions (focus on speed, footwork and personal improvement)
  • Batting cage sessions
  • Games: around the province – on island weekend double headers, maybe a few weeknight games, plus mainland road trips with over night stays and four game weekends.
  • Based on season standings the team can earn a berth to the provincial championship Aug 6 – 10, 2020.

For more information please contact Head Coach Dustin Robirtis or GVBA president Dave Garton.

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Historical Posts (Broken down by Year and Month)

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2019 18U AAA Provincials – Aug 8-11 @ Lambrick Park



 

GVBA’s 18U AAA team is proud to be hosting the Provincial Championships this weekend, Thursday August 8th – 11th at Joe Stephenson Field at Lambrick Park. We invite you to come out and cheer on the top GVBA players over the weekend. This 8 team tournament will have 4 games a day, Skills Competition on Thursday at 5pm, with the semi’s and finals on Sunday August 11th. All the details are on our website (vswaaa.com)

As many of you know it takes a lot of work to put on such a large event. If you are able to help out, we have a volunteer sign up on our website.

Hope you are enjoying your summer and see you at the Ballpark!

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2019 Summer Baseball Teams



 

2019 Summer Baseball Teams

Summer ball is under way.

Have a look at the
team pictures and rosters page
and see who made the teams!

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2019 Peewee-AAA Tournament Scorekeepers Needed August 1st – 4th

 

Scorekeepers Needed!

Scorekeepers are desperately needed for the Peewee-AAA (U13) Provincials
being hosted at Carnarvon Park on August 1-4.


Anyone interested in doing scorekeeping can contact Carol Ogborne
at ScoreKeepingHelp@VictoriaBaseball.com for more details.

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2019 Season Winners

Congratulations to our Spring Season Divisional Winners!

  • Mosquito (11U) – Gordon Head
  • Peewee-A (13U-A) – Layritz
  • Peewee-AA (13U-AA) – Layritz
  • Bantam-A (15U-A) – Layritz
  • Bantam-AA (15U-AA) – Full Season
  • Midget-AA (18U-AA) – Carnarvon
  • SIBL (18+) – Season Ends in August
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Free Youth Camp Sat. May 25th 2019

WHAT: Play Ball Kid’s Camp
WHO: Ages 5-13
WHERE: Royal Athletic Park

WHEN: Saturday May 25th, 2019

Check out the HarbourCats’ page for full details.

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Updated Insurance Forms for 2019

BC Minor has new updated forms for 2019 at
  https://www.bcminorbaseball.org/documents

Specifically the Certificate of Season Insurance for 2019
  https://cdn2.sportngin.com/attachments/document/5479-1820947/Certificate_of_Insurance_-_RNWL_-_dated_20_Mar_2019.pdf

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Support our Boston Pizza Sponsor

Please support
our sponsor
Hillside

(specifically that location)

The owner has generously offered each of our parks sponsorship money, in addition to a “keep the receipt” offering where he offers a percentage of all receipts from his Boston Pizza Hillside location back to the park in dollars and product offerings (team pizza parties!). So turn in your Hillside store receipts at your respective parks!

Who doesn’t love all the great food at Boston Pizza and an owner who shows his love of the great game of baseball by giving back.

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