Crosstown Softball 2019

Posted by Crosstown Slo-pitch League on Feb 23 2019 at 12:51PM PST

WELCOME BACK TO THE 2019 CROSSTOWN SOFTBALL SEASON. Hope everyone is having a good off-season.
Coaches may register their team online now on the Crosstown web page … no monies are needed to register unless you are a new team .. if so call me and registration info can be changed later … ie Team names, coaches, even divisions…
The 1st Crosstown meeting – for ALL new & returning 2018 teams – will be* Monday, March 11th* at 7pm at The Cedar Cottage Pub (backroom) , Clark & Kingsway. (The 2nd meeting will be on either Mon March 25th or Mon April st )
We will update information on the league; on-line registration, fees, fields – increased costs, divisions, schedules, timelines, SPN on-line registration, insurance, umpires, singles lists, equipment, playing rules, July 1st wknd, bonds, web page with on-line team registrations, clinic, singles, tournaments, awards, GST, time-lines etc. The next two meetings will be for paying fees & picking up rule books, game balls, schedules, etc.
7:00pm sharp– will be an information and team registration of new teams. Coaches from ALL new teams must be at this meeting. We will have openings in all divisions but they will fill up quickly. Registration is on a first-come, first $100 paid bond basis….
7:30pm – 8pm – will be a short league update and registration meeting for all returning teams The new 2019 Rec D division will be discussed at this time. League fees may be paid and ALL teams must have paid at least $600 towards their 2019 league fees by April 1st …

*Coaches should attend one of these meetings. As usual coaches will need to fill out the Blue or yellow registration forms or have filed their registration online with info about their team contacts (coaches & assistants), phone numbers, emails, your division, team name – but you do NOT need your players’ names. I will have paper copies of all on-line registrations.
All teams are required to have a $100 refundable performance bond for the 2019 season. Checks may be post-dated to April 1st. Sorry we do not facilitate VISA or debit cards. Full fees or the balance of fees will be due by April 20th. We will have an up-to-date list of last year’s team bonds on hand. NO monies are due at this meeting other than a $100 bond from NEW teams.

  • All 2018 teams not returning or new teams cancelling must call/email back by March 23rd/2019 to receive their bond/fees back for 2019 or 2018. No monies will be returned without proper notice given prior to this date.

The regular season begins Monday, May 6 for Rec B & C and Sunday, May 5th or 12th for Rec D. All playoffs will be over by mid-August. The tournament will be on the June 14-16th weekend. The annual awards night is Sat August 17th .
Rec D finals are Friday Aug 9th & Sunday August 11th but may change. Rec B & C playoffs will be Mon – Friday, July 29th to Aug 16th… depending on rain-outs. There are no long weekend games – Friday to Mondays. (also Friday June 28th to Monday, July 1st)
Rec C – teams should be prepared to play some Friday evenings – say 2 to 3 during the regular season … coaches should call me ASAP if they cannot as it may affect registration & we welcome teams wanting to play at beautiful Wesburn Park in Burnaby.
Everyone is welcome. Food & drinks available at the bar. These meetings should take about an hour.

Michael J. Cooke
President, Crosstown Slo-Pitch League, Incorporated 1998
Phone: 604- 874- 7158 Cell 604 290 7158