Canadian Open Fastpitch Society

The Canada Cup International Softball Championship is operated by the Canadian Open Fastpitch Society, a registered not-for-profit society dedicated to advocating and encouraging the development of the sport of softball by staging a first class, family oriented elite international fastpitch event. The event is devoted to providing young, high caliber, female athletes the opportunity to expand their potential and ability by fielding elite level fastpitch teams, offer exposure to potential university and college scholarships, provide a source of inspiration and mentorship to the youth of the sport and provide an entertaining, fun-filled sporting experience for the Canada Cup spectator.

The Canadian Open Fastpitch Society is registered in the province of British Columbia, Canada by the Registrar of Societies under the Society Act of British Columbia. As such, we operate with a constitution and bylaws.


Mission Statement

To advocate and encourage the development of the sport of softball by staging a first class, family oriented elite international fastpitch event for girls 16 and under and young women under 19. The event is devoted to providing young high caliber female athletes the opportunity to expand their potential and ability by fielding elite level fastpitch teams, offer exposure to potential university and college scholarships, provide a source of inspiration and mentorship to the youth of the sport and provide an entertaining, fun-filled sporting experience for the Canada Cup spectator.

Objectives

  • To develop an elite level international fastpitch event that will provide the most optimum play possible for young female athletes (U19) and (16U), provide an atmosphere that encourages the athlete to be the best they can be and provide possible college and university scholarship opportunities as well as opportunities to enhance their personal and athletic development.
  • To stage a first class event which inspires young talent, promotes the sport, enhances community involvement, profiles sponsors and supporters and provides a great entertainment experience for the spectator.
  • To provide mentorship to the youth and support Softball Canada by providing a forum to showcase Team Canada and other top International Women's teams in the Canada Cup Women's International Championship.

Canada Cup Host Committee

2017 Directors

  • President & Chairman – Greg Timm
  • Vice-President – David Harris
  • Secretary/Treasurer – David Dowhaniuk
  • Director – Laura Ballance
  • Director – Jackie Dugger

2017 Office Staff

  • Events Manager - Cari Henri

 2017 Affiliates

  • City of Surrey Liaisons - Jamey Serediuk & Hugh Norris
  • International Softball Federation Liaison - Dale McMann
  • Softball Canada Liaison - Hugh Mitchener
  • Softball British Columbia Liaison - Rick Benson

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testimonials

Thank you for the opportunity to participate in your event; it was a tremendous experience for all our girls and their families. Your event was the finest and most well organized tournament we’ve had the privilege to attend in all of the Pacific Northwest. Again, thank you for the opportunity to participate in your outstanding tournament!
Coach, Calgary Rockies