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Kelowna hosting slo-pitch national championships this weekend

Forty-seven teams from six provinces and one territory are competing at this weekend’s slo-pitch national championships in Kelowna. The five-day event is taking place at the Mission sports fields.
Forty-seven teams from six provinces and one territory are competing at this weekend’s slo-pitch national championships in Kelowna. The five-day event is taking place at the Mission sports fields. Google Maps

Teams from B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the Yukon, Ontario and Quebec are in the Okanagan for this weekend’s national slo-pitch championships.

The 30th annual tournament is taking place at the Mission sports fields in Kelowna. The event, which started Thursday evening with a meet-and-greet and ends Monday afternoon, has four divisions: men’s C, men’s D, women’s D and women’s 35.

Overall, 47 teams are taking part.

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“Fantastic,” Slo-Pitch National regional administrator Lorri McAuley said Saturday afternoon on how the tournament is going. “Beautiful weather, the diamonds are great, teams are having fun.”

For more on the tournament, click here.

Other cities throughout Canada are also hosting national slo-pitch championships, albeit for different divisions.

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