Tryouts galore

Some of Oceanside's best to have a crack at the bat, ball

From the desk of Oceanside Minor Baseball president Mike Parlow some upcoming dates of note for any players interested in playing rep ball over the summer.

According to Mike, “Rep season runs from the end of June through the month of July and, for qualifying teams, culminates with the Provincial tournaments on the August long weekend.”



BANTAM tryouts: Dates TBA. For more information contact Chris Vukovic at



PEEWEE tryouts:  For more information contact Kurt Bowles at



MOSQUITO AA tryouts: Open to first and second year Mosquito players. For more information contact Andy MacDonald at



MOSQUITO A tryouts: Open to first year Mosquito players. Dates TBA, for more info contact Andy MacDonald.



TADPOLE summer ball: OMB will again be sending a team to the Tadpole Island Invitational tournament.  This year’s event will be held in Victoria from July 6-8. For more information contact Ian Kellow at


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