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2020 Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro

The Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro are the province's largest ongoing multi-sport program, bringing together participants from across the province. The Games are held every two years and alternate between summer and winter sports events. Each set of Games involves upwards of 7,500 athletes, coaches, officials, and volunteers.

Participation in the Manitoba Games begins with regional try outs. Regional teams of approximately 200 athletes, coaches, and managers go on to participate in the Provincial Finals. Dauphin will host the 2020 Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro Aug 9-15, 2020.

Our sport is pleased to be part of these Games. The following information is provided to give you more information on who is eligible and how you can become involved as an athlete or coach.

NOTE- this information will be updated regularly as more parts of the program are confirmed.

General information on 2020 Manitoba Games Sports

2020 Manitoba Summer Games Baseball Technical Package (November 15, 2019)


Athlete Opportunities

Athletes will be 14 and under as of December 31, 2020. Only players born in 2006 and 2007 are eligible. 

Players will be scouted at the 2019 13U AAA Provincial Championships (Tier 1 and Tier 2). Development Camps will be held in the Fall of 2019 and the Winter of 2020. Spring Training Development Camps will be held in April 2020, followed by Selection Camps in May 2020. Teams will be selected in June 2020. 

Costs will be approximately $10 to attend any 1 camp. Team Fees for making the Regional Team and attending the Games are set by Sport Manitoba.

2020 Schedule

May 23 - Open Tryouts (All Regions)
May 30 - Open Tryouts (All Regions)
June 6 - Selection Camps (All Regions)
June 9 - Teams Announced

Registration for Open Tryouts will be posted here once it is available. Notice will be sent out on RAMP and Social Media. Players are to attend one date (May 23 or May 30) in their region. Following this, players will be invited to attend a Regional Selection Camp (June 6) which will consist of skill work, team drills, and scrimmages. Final rosters will be announced on June 9th.


Coaching Staffs for the Games 

East #1
Head Coach - Eric Swanson (Stonewall)
Coach - Kyle Nixon (Winnipeg)
Coach - Nick Cameron (Winnipeg)

East #2
Head Coach - Rory Mitchell (Winnipeg)
Coach - Connor Schmidt (Winnipeg)
Coach - Reese Ratson (Winnipeg)

South #1
Head Coach - Paul Esteves (Winnipeg)
Coach - Bud Penner (Steinbach)
Coach - Louis Cote (La Broquerie)

South #2
Head Coach - Anthony Friesen (Pilot Mound)
Coach - Bobby Matuszewski (Winkler)
Coach - Darrick Jones (Baldur)

West #1
Head Coach - Ryan Albrecht (Boissevain)
Coach - Brock Anderson (Souris)
Coach - John Patmore (Pipestone)
Manager - Travis Laing (Boissevain)

West #2
Head Coach - Lyle Wright (Brandon)
Coach - Ryan Reid (Brandon)
Coach - Trevor Lewis (Miniota)
Manager - Tracy Gamache (Brandon)

Winnipeg (Gold)

Head Coach - Curtis de Pena (Winnipeg)
Coach - Tyler Reiner (Winnipeg)
Coach - Tyler Moskalyk (Winnipeg)
Manager - Morgan de Pena (Winnipeg)

Winnipeg (Blue)
Head Coach - Aaron Couvier (Winnipeg)
Coach - Mike Holmes (Winnipeg)
Coach - Owen Harms (Winnipeg)
Manager - Terry Couvier (Winnipeg)

Sport Manitoba Regions


Key Contacts

For all matters related to Athletes and Coaches, please contact James Zamko - Program Director (baseball.zamko@sportmanitoba.ca) 204-925-5765

For all matters related to the Technical Package and Umpires, please contact Jason Miller - Executive Director (baseball.jason@sportmanitoba.ca) 204-925-5764

NOTE: Information on this page (including the Tech Pack)  is subject to change at any point, by Sport Manitoba or Baseball Manitoba.