2018 National Championship Host: St John's NL

ST JOHN'S NL
 

Mens  B 
Mens D
Womens D
Coed Comp
Coed E

 

Welcome to all teams participating in the 2018 SPN National Championships to St. John’s, Mount Pearl, and Paradise. We have a lot to offer you during your stay. There’s The George Street Festival and The Royal St. John’s Annual Regatta (the oldest organized sporting event in North America). You can also visit Cape Spear (the most easterly point in North America), do some sightseeing and maybe catch a glimpse of a whale or an iceberg! We will have plenty more information during the next few weeks and months. The host hotel is only minutes away from most fields, shopping and restaurants by car:

Holiday Inn, Conference Centre
https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/
us/en/st-johns/yytca/hoteldetail
180 Portugal Cove Road
St. John’s, NL A1B 2N2
709-722-0506 / 877-660-8550
Patricia Martin Patricia.Martin@whg.com

We have also secured:

The Homeport Economy Suites
https://www.reservations.com/hotel/homeport-apartment-hotel-st-johns-nl
3 Wadland Cres.
St Johns, NL A1A 2J5
709-754-9822 / 709-754-1331
Bethany Thompson
bthompson@homeporthotel.com

Be sure to let them know you are with SPN/ Slo-Pitch National to get the best price.

Book your rooms and rental vehicles early as they will be at a premium during that time of year. The fields are still being negotiated and will be finalized in the coming weeks. Fields will be in Mount Pearl, Paradise, Portugal Cove –St. Philips and St. John’s. The farthest is no more than 20 minutes from Holiday Inn. The addresses will be posted in a couple of weeks. Our host committee is hard at work to make sure your tournament and stay in St. John’s is a memorable one.

If you have any questions please email myself or Kathleen O’Brien and we will be glad to answer them for you.

Jack – spnmt.pearl@nl.rogers.com
Kathleen – kobrien@corenl.com

That’s about it for now. Keep looking to the website for more news in the coming weeks. And Long May Your Big Jib Draw!

 

If you are looking for some events while you are in Newfoundland check out this website.

http://www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/

Keep checking the website below for updates on the George Street Festival 2018.  It’s one of the premier entertainment districts in North America.
Dates: Jul 26, 2018 – Aug 1, 2018

http://georgestreetlive.ca/

The Royal St. John’s Regatta is the oldest organized sporting event in North America. It has been a part of Newfoundland history for almost 200 years. The first record of an organized event was in 1816, but rowing matches were common among ships crews in St. John’s Harbour since at leats the 1700’s.These days, the Regatta draws crowds of up to 50,000 people annually to the shores of Quidi Vidi Lake. It is widely known as “The Largest Garden Party in the World” because it has been about socializing as much as amateur sport. Concession stands, wheels of fortune, games of chance, and food & drink are just as much part of the Regatta’s history as the races.

http://www.stjohnsregatta.org/

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