With opening day fast approaching, the schedule for the 2015 Canadian Little League Championship is now released. Following the approval of Little League Canada, the schedule covers all games as well as the events throughout the tournament.
The first match will take place Friday, August 7th between the teams from Quebec and British Columbia. The seven-day round robin will see every team play each other, for a total of six games each. Therefore, each team will get a one-day rest during the round robin.
Host club East Nepean Eagles will slot in in the final slot each day, except the Tuesday (Day 5). There are three games each day. Day 1 starts off with 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM. Days 2-6 are all the same, 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM. The final day of the round robin is an early start, 9:00 AM, 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM. Day 8 of the tournament will be a rest day, or a tie-break/rain-day if necessary.
The top four teams of the round robin will move on to the playoffs, Saturday the 15th (Day 9). 3rd place and 2nd place will start the day, facing off at 12:30 PM, followed by 1st and 4th fighting it out at 3:30 PM. The winner of these games will play Sunday at 1:00PM for the gold medal, National supremacy and a chance to go up against the World’s best at the World Series.
On top of all the games, the Championship has many events scheduled for the teams. On August 6th there will be a Cultural Day at Parliament Hill, involving the Changing of the Guard, a tour and a barbecue. August 9th will be a pancake breakfast and a Skills Competition. The Challenger Game will be held on August 15th.