2016 League Schedule

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Important Upcoming Dates
Free Development Clinics (for Mite and up) – start May 30
Free Development Clinics

Opening Day – Saturday May 7, 2016

Opening Day is at Trafalgar Park for all teams (except Novice, Bantam and Midget).

Time
Game
Location
9:00am – 10:00am Blastball 1 vs 2 Trafalgar North
9:00am – 10:00am Blastball 3 vs 4 Trafalgar South
10:00am – 11:00am Tyke 1 vs 2 Trafalgar North
10:00am – 11:00am Tyke 3 vs 4 Trafalgar South
11:00am – 12:00pm Tyke 5 vs 6 Trafalgar North
11:00am – 12:00pm Tyke 7 vs 8 Trafalgar South
12:00pm – 2:00pm Squirt 1 vs 2 Trafalgar North
12:00pm – 2:00pm Squirt 3 vs 4 Trafalgar South
2:00pm – 3:30pm Mite 1 vs 2 Trafalgar North
2:00pm – 3:30pm Mite 3 vs 4 Trafalgar South
3:30pm – 5:00pm Mite 5 vs 6 Trafalgar North
  Novice Teams  
9:00am – 11:00am Jodie Near vs Oakville Kitchen & Bath Palermo 2 (North)
9:00am – 11:00am Preferred Muffler vs Optimists Palermo 1 (South)
11:00am – 1:00pm Preferred Muffler vs Oakville Kitchen & Bath Palermo 2 (North)
1:00pm – 3:00pm Optimists vs Georgetown Palermo 1 (South)
1:00pm – 3:00pm Burlington vs Hire Selection Palermo 2 (North)
3:00pm – 5:00pm Hire Selection vs Georgetown Palermo 2 (North)
  Bantam Teams  
11:00am – 1:00pm Burlington vs Oakville Kitchen & Bath Georgetown Fairgrounds 2
1:00pm – 3:00pm Burlington vs Embroid Me Georgetown Fairgrounds 2
1:00pm – 3:00pm Oakville Kitchen & Bath vs Milton Georgetown Fairgrounds 3
3:00pm – 5:00pm Georgetown vs Embroid Me Georgetown Fairgrounds 2

* Note: Midget season starts May 9th *

Picture Day – Saturday/Sunday June 25/26, 2016

Picture Day is at Trafalgar Park for all teams (except Midget). Individual and team photos will be taken for all players and teams. Remember to wear your full uniform.

IMPORTANT: arrive 15 minutes BEFORE your picture time.

Saturday, June 25
Time
Teams
8:00am Blastball 1 – Hire Selection (Coach Kilpatrick)
8:30am Blastball 2 – JAM (Coach Kelley)
9:00am Blastball 3 – Optimists (Coach Chandler)
9:30am Blastball 4 – McDonalds (Coach Thakore)
10:00am Tyke 1 – Optimists (Coach Denton)
10:30am Tyke 2 – Glenwood Tree (Coach Mack)
11:00am Tyke 3 – McDonalds (Coach Gray)
11:30am Tyke 4 – Embroid Me (Coach Harrold)
12:00pm Break
1:00pm Tyke 5 – PAVAS Studios (Coach Latimer)
1:30pm Tyke 6 – JAM (Coach Luciak)
2:00pm Tyke 7 – Pizza Pizza (Coach Shabaga)
2:30pm Tyke 8 – Oakville Kitchen & Bath (Coach Lynn)
3:00pm Bantam 1 – Oakville Kitchen & Bath (Coach Dwyer)
3:30pm Bantam 2 – Embroid Me (Coach Khalilieh)
Sunday, June 26
Time
Teams
8:00am Mite 1 – McDonalds (Coach Bourke)
8:30am Mite 2 – Diamonds (Coach Christie)
9:00am Mite 3 – JAM (Coach Black)
9:30am Mite 4 – Pizza Pizza (Coach Bartlett)
10:00am Mite 5 – Optimists (Coach Phillips)
10:30am Mite 6 – Embroid Me (Coach Boose)
11:00am Squirt 1 – Pizza Pizza (Coach Hooke)
11:30am Squirt 2 – JAM (Coach Garvey)
12:00pm Break
1:00pm Squirt 3 – Glenwood Tree (Coach Gilleland)
1:30pm Squirt 4 – Optimists (Coach Savage)
2:00pm Novice 1 – Oakville Kitchen & Bath (Coach Weaver-Arsenault)
2:30pm Novice 2 – Optimists (Coach Stergiou)
3:00pm Novice 3 – Hire Selection (Coach Pretty)

2016 Blastball Division

Age: 4 to 6
Year of Birth: 2010 to 2012
Objective: To have fun while being physically active on a daily basis.
Development: Introduce fundamental movement skills (running, jumping, twisting, throwing, and catching) through structured games. Encourage physical activity and provide positive reinforcement of effort to encourage fun and help build self-esteem and confidence.
Season Start: Saturday May 7, 2016 (at Trafalgar Park)
Games/Practices: Practices and games are done together on same night (in Oakville)
Games: Tuesdays, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Field: Thornlea or Seabrook (Maps)
Structure: 14 weekly “lesson” games (parents are asked to assist in coaching and participating). No rain-out dates.
Playoffs: 1 FUNday
Gala Day: Saturday August 6, 2016 (tentative)

Scores and standings are not kept for Blastball (it’s about having fun!)

Teams and schedules can be accessed through TeamSnap on your mobile device or online (TeamSnap Website). Please contact us at webmaster@oakvilleangels.com if you did not receive your invitation to TeamSnap.

For more information on how the Blastball division works, please see the Learn to Play Program and the Rules of Play section.

2016 Tyke Division

Age: 7 to 8
Year of Birth: 2008 to 2009
Objective: Develop fundamental movement skills such as locomotion skills, object manipulation skills, and body management skills; introduce guided decision making and team-building activities in a fun and safe softball environment that promotes self-confidence.
Development: Learn the ABC’s of athleticism (agility, balance, coordination, speed) and improve general physical conditioning (agility, quickness, flexibility, strength and power). Develop fundamental movement skills: running, jumping, throwing, and catching through fun games and activities.
Season Start: Saturday May 7, 2016 (at Trafalgar Park)
Games/Practices: Practices and games are done together on same nights (in Oakville)
Games: Thursdays, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Field: Seabrook, Wedgewood, Gladys Speers or Eastview (Maps)
Structure: 14 weekly “lesson” games (parents are asked to assist in coaching and participating). No rain-out dates.
Playoffs: 1 Game (skills competition)
Gala Day: Saturday August 6, 2016 (tentative)

Scores and standings are not kept for Tyke (it’s about having fun!)

Teams and schedules can be accessed through TeamSnap on your mobile device or online (TeamSnap Website). Please contact us at webmaster@oakvilleangels.com if you did not receive your invitation to TeamSnap.

For more information on how the Tyke division works, please see the Learn to Play Program and the Rules of Play section.

2016 Mite Division

Age: 9 to 10
Year of Birth: 2006 to 2007
Objective: Further develop fundamental movement skills, focus on fun, participation, and overall fundamental movement skill progression.
Development: Develop strength, power, speed, agility, and quickness. Develop fundamental softball skills. This is the most important stage for the development of softball-specific skills as it is a period of accelerated learning of coordination and fine motor control. Ensure equal playing time for all players with players getting a chance to play all positions, including pitching. Focus on the process of the individual and team development through giving best effort and improving skills rather than on the outcome of games. Introduce goal setting and guided decision-making.
Spring Training Starts: Saturday, March 19, 2016 (full details)
Season Start: Saturday May 7, 2016 (at Trafalgar Park)
Practices: Weekly team practices (in Oakville) starting May 2, 2016
Practice Days: Mondays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Practice Field: Windrush, Thornlea, Hopedale, Southeast Sports Park, Seabrook or Wedgewood (Maps)
Games: Wednesdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Game Field: Thornlea, Wedgewood or Southeast Sports park (Maps)
Game Structure: 14 weekly games. No rain-out dates. All games played in Oakville.
Playoffs: Single championship game (skills competition)
Gala Day: Saturday August 6, 2016 (tentative)

Scores and standings are not kept for Mite (it’s about having fun!)

Teams and schedules can be accessed through TeamSnap on your mobile device or online (TeamSnap Website). Please contact us at webmaster@oakvilleangels.com if you did not receive your invitation to TeamSnap.

For more information on how the Mite division works, please see the Rules of Play section.

2016 Squirt Division

Age: 11 to 12
Year of Birth: 2004 to 2005
Objective: To consolidate fundamental softball skills and introduce more advanced softball skills. Focus on transferring the performance of skills developed in training into the competitive environment. To develop team performance, physical fitness, general mental skills and introduce softball-specific mental skills.
Development: Introduce general physical conditioning, and develop strength, power, speed, agility, quickness, aerobic capacity and aerobic power. Consolidate all fundamental softball skills and introduce advanced softball skills in practice using game simulations. Position-specific skills are developed but with players still learning at least 2 to 3 positions. Play to win during competitions, but the major focus is on learning softball skills and tactics and successfully applying them in competitions rather than on wins and losses. Introduce and develop visualization skills, autonomous decision making during games, goal setting, emotional control, game plans, pre-game and game routines, stress management and coping strategies, and attentional control that are specific to softball.
Spring Training Starts: Saturday, March 19, 2016 (full details)
Season Start: Saturday, May 7, 2016 (at Trafalgar Park)
Practices: One per week (in Oakville) starting May 5, 2016
Practice Days: Thursdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Practice Field: Thornlea, Falgarwood, Hopedale or Southeast Sports park (Maps)
Home Games: Tuesdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm (a few games on Wednesdays & Thursdays)
Home Game Field: River Oaks 1 or Windrush (Maps)
Game Structure: 16 weekly games. Rain-out dates (if necessary). Squirt division plays in the HGSL Interlock league (with Burlington, Milton and Georgetown) and Away game nights can change.
Playoffs: Weekend playoff with 1 championship game.
Gala Day: August 13/14, 2016 (at Burlington)

Teams and schedules can be accessed through TeamSnap on your mobile device or online (TeamSnap Website). Please contact us at webmaster@oakvilleangels.com if you did not receive your invitation to TeamSnap.

You can also view the Game Schedule & Standings online here: HGSL Squirt Schedule/Standings

For more information on how the Squirt division works, please see the Rules of Play section.

2016 Novice Division

Age: 13 to 14
Year of Birth: 2002 to 2003
Objective: To consolidate fundamental softball skills and introduce more advanced softball skills. Focus on transferring the performance of skills developed in training into the competitive environment. To develop team performance, physical fitness, general mental skills and introduce softball-specific mental skills.
Development: Introduce general physical conditioning, and develop strength, power, speed, agility, quickness, aerobic capacity and aerobic power. Consolidate all fundamental softball skills and introduce advanced softball skills in practice using game simulations. Position-specific skills are developed but with players still learning at least 2 to 3 positions. Play to win during competitions, but the major focus is on learning softball skills and tactics and successfully applying them in competitions rather than on wins and losses. Introduce and develop visualization skills, autonomous decision making during games, goal setting, emotional control, game plans, pre-game and game routines, stress management and coping strategies, and attentional control that are specific to softball.
Season Start: Saturday May 7, 2016 (at Palermo Park)
Practices: One per week (in Oakville) starting May 4, 2016
Practice Days: Wednesdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Practice Field: Langtry, Millbank East or Windrush (Maps)
Home Games: Thursdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm (a few games on Tuesdays & Wednesdays)
Home Game Field: Langtry or Windrush (Maps)
Game Structure: 16 weekly games. Rain-out dates (if necessary). Novice division plays in the HGSL Interlock league (with Burlington, Milton and Georgetown) and Away game nights can change.
Playoffs: Weekend playoff with 1 championship game.
Gala Day: August 13/14, 2016 (at Palermo Park)

Teams and schedules can be accessed through TeamSnap on your mobile device or online (TeamSnap Website). Please contact us at webmaster@oakvilleangels.com if you did not receive your invitation to TeamSnap.

You can also view the Game Schedule & Standings online here: HGSL Novice Schedule/Standings

For more information on how the Novice division works, please see the Rules of Play section.

2016 Bantam Division

Age: 15 to 16
Year of Birth: 2000 to 2001
Objective: To refine fundamental softball skills, further develop advanced softball skills, develop softball-specific mental skills, and physical fitness. Focus on the preparation for optimal performance in competition.
Development: Introduce softball-specific physical conditioning, maintain flexibility and practice injury prevention. Begin to individualize instruction and preparation to address each player’s individual needs, strengths, and weaknesses. Teach players, who are now proficient at performing fundamental and advanced softball-specific skills, to perform those skills under a variety of conditions during training and competitions. Position-specific skills are developed but with players still learning at least 2 to 4 positions. Increasing opportunities to develop player’s autonomy in terms of decision-making regarding individual and team preparation and play. Develop and refine visualization skills, autonomous decision making during games, goal setting, emotional control, game plans, pre-game and game routines, stress management and coping strategies, and attentional control.
Season Start: Saturday May 7, 2016 (at Georgetown)
Practices: One per week (in Oakville) starting May 3, 2016
Practice Days: Tuesdays, 8:30pm – 10:30pm
Practice Field: Palmero 1 or Glenashton West (Maps)
Home Games: Thursdays, 8:30pm – 10:30pm (a few games on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays)
Home Game Field: River Oaks (Maps)
Game Structure: 16 weekly games. Rain-out dates (if necessary). Bantam division plays in the HGSL Interlock league (with Burlington, Milton and Georgetown) and Away game nights can change.
Playoffs: Tournament-style championship
Gala Day: August 13/14, 2016 (at Georgetown)

Teams and schedules can be accessed through TeamSnap on your mobile device or online (TeamSnap Website). Please contact us at webmaster@oakvilleangels.com if you did not receive your invitation to TeamSnap.

You can also view the Game Schedule & Standings online here: HGSL Bantam Schedule/Standings

For more information on how the Bantam division works, please see the Rules of Play section.

2016 Midget/Junior Division

Age: 17 to 22
Year of Birth: 1994 to 1999
Objective: To refine fundamental softball skills, further develop advanced softball skills, develop softball-specific mental skills, and physical fitness. Focus on the preparation for optimal performance in competition.
Development: Introduce softball-specific physical conditioning, maintain flexibility and practice injury prevention. Begin to individualize instruction and preparation to address each player’s individual needs, strengths, and weaknesses. Teach players, who are now proficient at performing fundamental and advanced softball-specific skills, to perform those skills under a variety of conditions during training and competitions. Specialize in 1 position but play 1 to 2 other positions. Increasing opportunities to develop player’s autonomy in terms of decision-making regarding individual and team preparation and play. Develop and refine visualization skills, autonomous decision making during games, goal setting, emotional control, game plans, pre-game and game routines, stress management and coping strategies, and attentional control.
Season Start: Week of May 9, 2016
Practices: One per week (in Oakville)
Practice Days: Sundays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Practice Field: Trafalgar North (Maps)
Home Games: Sundays, 8:30pm – 10:30pm
Home Game Field: Trafalgar North (Maps)
Game Structure: 16 weekly games. Rain-out dates (if necessary). Midget division plays in the MGSA Interlock league and Away game nights can change.
Playoffs: Tournament-style championship
Gala Day: August 26/27, 2016

Teams and schedules can be accessed through TeamSnap on your mobile device or online (TeamSnap Website). Please contact us at webmaster@oakvilleangels.com if you did not receive your invitation to TeamSnap.

You can also view the Game Schedule & Standings online here: MGSA Midget Schedule/Standings

For more information on how the Midget/Junior division works, please see the Rules of Play section.

2015 Junior Division

Age: 20 to 22
Year of Birth: 1993 to 1995
Objective: To refine advanced softball skills, softball-specific mental skills and fitness to sustain high volume and high intensity training and maximize performance in competition.
Development: Develop softball-specific physical conditioning and introduce position–specific physical conditioning. Special attention is paid to injury prevention, recovery, and regeneration as players will be especially vulnerable to over-training. Individualize player instruction and preparation in order to address each player’s individual needs, strengths, and weaknesses in a year-round program. Perform advanced softball and position-specific skills under a variety of conditions during training and competitions. Specialize in softball and 1 position but have the ability to play a second position well. Refine visualization skills, autonomous decision making during games, goal setting, emotional control, game plans, pre-game and game routines, stress management and coping strategies, and attentional control.
Season Start: Week of May 10, 2015
Practices: One per week.
Practice Days: Sundays (contact your coach)
Practice Field: Varies by team (contact your coach)
Games: Sundays, Tuesdays or Thursdays, 8:30pm – 10:30pm
Game Field: Varies by team (contact your coach)
Game Structure: 16 weekly games. Rain-out dates (if necessary). Junior division plays in the MGSA Interlock league and game nights can change.
Playoffs: Tournament-style championship
Gala Day: August 29/30, 2015 (in Oakville)

To see the Junior game schedule Click here.

To see the Junior standings online Click here.

For more information on how the Junior division works, please see the Rules of Play section.

Note: For Select games and championships, see the Select Program section.

Note: For Rep practices and games, see the Rep League section.