Baseball Ontario Awards Program 

Nominees must be registered with Baseball Ontario in either a Rep or Select program.  Baseball Ontario will be honoring teams and individuals in the following categories: 

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

This award is presented in the following categories to registered Baseball Ontario players.  Please keep the information regarding the player to age category they are being nominated.

  • Rep 13U and down
  • Rep 14U and up
  • Select 13U and down
  • Select 14U and up

PITCHER OF THE YEAR

This award is presented in the following categories to registered Baseball Ontario players.  Please keep the information regarding the player to age category they are being nominated.

  • Rep 13U and down
  • Rep 14U and up
  • Select 13U and down
  • Select 14U and up

COACH OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to a Baseball Ontario registered coach with, who meets the certification requirements for the division they are coaching, for outstanding service to the sport at club, affiliate or provincial level.  The nominee will be recognized for leadership and excellence and must be a current member in good standing. 

  • Rep 13U and down
  • Rep 14U and up
  • Select (all age groups)

TEAM OF THE YEAR 

Open to all Baseball Ontario rostered teams showing outstanding achievement in current season. 

  • Rep (all age groups)
  • Select (all age groups)

JUNIOR UMPIRE OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to an active, registered umpire with a minimum of Level 1 certification.

SENIOR UMPIRE OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to an active, registered umpire with a minimum of Level 3 certification.

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

This award will be presented to an active adult volunteer whose contributions to baseball this current year have resulted in the creation of a better environment for players.  Nominees may not be active members of Baseball Ontario Board of Directors.   

While completing the appropriate form(s)s, please be sure to indicate the category of nomination (one person/team, one category only per form).  The more complete the information is, the easier it is to select the appropriate candidate.

Guidelines for Award Nominations

Baseball Ontario is proud to present its Awards Program honoring its best coaches, officials, players, teams and volunteers, for their performances and/or contributions to the sport of baseball.  We invite all affiliates to nominate those individuals who deserve recognition for their performance over the past year.  All nominees must be affiliated with the Baseball Ontario.

The Awards Committee reviews the applications and selects the most deserving nominee in each category.   The more information the committee receives, the better they can assess your nominee. 

Please read the suggested guidelines to assist you in gathering your nominee’s profile.

Please ensure your forms are returned in legible form to avoid spelling errors on certificates and awards.

Affiliated Association approval may be required.  If you are unsure, send the nomination through to the Baseball Ontario office and the staff will confirm the requirement and seek approval if necessary.  Select Division nominations do not require affiliate approval.

Other Criteria:

  • Consideration of number of years in Baseball Ontario activities and contributions made.
  • Qualifications and certifications achieved.
  • Only nominations that are filled out completely will be considered.
  • Please note, the office will seek approval of all Rep nominations from the appropriate affiliated association.
  • Nominations must be submitted by October 18th, 2019

AWARDS PROGRAM

Winning Tips: 

  • Consult knowledgeable people for accurate information concerning the candidate’s endeavors, competitive records, other activities or areas of involvement.
  • Compile the information received for each candidate and clip it to his or her specific nomination form.
  • Ensure information is filled in accurately on forms in the spaces provided.
  • Write a brief letter from the club stressing why this individual is such a worthy candidate.
Nomination Forms:
2019 Coach of the Year     2019 Player of the Year 2019 Pitcher of the Year
2019 Team of the Year 2019 Volunteer of the Year     2019 Umpire of the Year     

 

Please submit completed applications to awards@baseballontario.com.  If you have any issues with the forms please email us or call the office at 519.740.3900.