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Volunteer Background Checks

Baseball PEI / Baseball Canada has mandated that all volunteers associated with kids sports need to have criminal background checks completed. These checks can be used for multiple sports you may be involved with. (Hockey, Soccer, etc)

You can still go to the RCMP to have these done for free but they can take a while to get back. Baseball PEI has partnered with Sterling Backcheck to make this easy for everyone. The Cost is $25.00.

This must be completed by all Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches, and Managers. ‚Äč

The deadline is July 30.

please email the completed background check to

Cardigan Ball Registration Dates


Cardigan Minor Ball is set to begin the 2020 season. You are requested to register online at

Registration fees for the 202- season will be:
T-Ball - $50.00
Rally Cap - $100.00
All other Players - $125.00
Family Rate - $250.00

E-Transfers Can be sent to Please make the password something we will know or email us the password separately. If people need to pay with Cash or Chequeu we will be arranging a date in Early June at the ball field to collect the fees. Receipts will be provided.

Practices and tryouts are scheduled to begin June 1 with a full schedule of games for all divisions beginning July 1. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more information. (

NCCP Clinics


NCCP Clinics are being held virtually this year. Please take a look at the NCCP site for details on the courses you need as well as the date and the times for the courses. 

You can register at or by contacting Randy Byrne at Baseball PEI.


Eastern PEI Baseball AAA Coaches have been Selected

We are excited to announce that the 2020 Head Coaches for the Eastern Express AAA teams have been selected. 

11U - Desi Doyle ( )
13U - Quen Johnson ( )
15U - Duane Smith (

Congrats to all and best of luck this season.

Parents and players - Please stay tuned for information on tryouts beginning June 1, 2020. The selection process this season will be swift given the lateness of getting going. Attendance and communication will be extremely important. 

Best of luck to all involved.

Stay Safe

2020 Baseball Age Categories

Birth Year
2016 - 2015
Rally Cap
Rally Cap
2014 - 2013
Jr Mosquito
2012- 2011
2010 - 2009
Pee Wee
2008 - 2007
2006 - 2005
2004 - 2003 - 2002


Cardigan Baseball Seeking Volunteer Coaches

The 2020 Baseball season will soon be upon us and we are now actively searching for volunteer coaches. Baseball continues to grow in Eastern PEI and it is exciting to be a part of this journey.

We hope to be fielding teams in the following divisions:

  • T-Ball
  • Rally Cap
  • Jr. Mosquito
  • Mosquito A
  • Mosquito AA
  • PeeWee A
  • Pee Wee AA
  • Bantam A
  • Bantam AA
  • Midget A
  • Midget AA

If you have an interest in being a part of our volunteer coaching team please email Lisa MacKenzie ( or Kris O'Brien ( 

All Coaches will be required to obtain the appropriate level of coaching certification based on the team you will be coaching. More information available at the NCCP Baseball website (

We also require all coaches to have a current Criminal Record Check completed. If you have any questions do not hesitate to ask. 

Umpires Clinic

There will be information on the umpire clinics in the areas soon as we have more information. Please check for more details.

Follow Cardigan Minor Ball on Social Media

Hello Everyone,

Just a reminder that you can follow Cardigan Minor Ball on Facebook and Twitter. Click on the icons to the right to follow us.

These social media outlets have been created to share positive experiences and information here at the Cardigan Baseball Association. Please share Photos, Game Results (Wins and Losses), and any other positive experiences you and your child have playing the great game of baseball here in Cardigan. 

This is not the place to post anything negative. Any negative comments will be removed. Should anyone have any concerns please contact the coaches directly or reach out the the Board of Directors.



Eastern PEI Baseball Region now accepting applications for AAA Coaches for the 2020 Season.

The “Eastern PEI Baseball Region” is now accepting applications for the Head Coach position of the AAA Mosquito (11U), AAA Pee Wee (13U) and AAA Bantam (15U) baseball teams for the 2020 season.

The Eastern Baseball Region consists of the Stratford, Northside, Cardigan, and Souris Baseball Associations. Practices and games are required to be played across the region based on the ratio of players that make the final roster. 

Please submit your application/email for the Head Coach Position to Please indicate which team you are interested in coaching as well. The Assistant Coaches will be selected after the Head Coach is chosen. If you would also be interested in an Assistant Coach position, please indicate that on your application. Please indicate any relevant experience on your application/email as to why you would be the right choice for the coaching position.

The successful applicants will also be required to obtain certification through the National Coaching Certification Program that meets the minimum requirements for the applicable AAA age level. Certification must be completed prior to the team taking part in any Provincial Elimination and/or Provincial Championship tournaments.  More information on the NCCP Coaching certification can be found at

Application/email submission closes at midnight on April 1st, 2020

All applicants that are shortlisted will be required to participate in a face to face interview with representatives from the Eastern Baseball Region prior to selection. Our goal is to have the Head Coaches selected by April 10th, 2020. ID Camps and on-field tryouts will begin as soon as coaches are selected and the fields/facilities become available. The Eastern Baseball Region committee reserves the right to repost any or all position(s) again should no suitable coaches be found.

If you require further information please email or contact a representative of your local baseball association.

Recent Cardigan and Area Minor Ball Association News

Baseball PEI would like to thank all players, coaches, parents and minor baseball associations for a successful 2020 summer season, despite all of the changes and challenges posed by Covid-19!

With the season starting three-five weeks later than usual, the first baseball games took place on 26 June 2020. While there were several changes due to Covid-19 and restrictions and guidelines set forth by the CPHO of Prince Edward Island, each age category played a complete season and completed Provincial Championships. While Provincial Championships were in a different format than usual – most divisions had best-of-three quarterfinals and/or semifinals, with a one-game Final – Prince Edward Island was the only province in Canada that was able to complete Provincial Championships in baseball in 2020.

As well, five minor baseball associations across PEI saw growth in numbers of registered players, and starting on 26 September, seven minor baseball associations across PEI will be participating in Baseball PEI’s new Fall Baseball Pilot program for four-five weeks (with 27 teams taking part in four age categories). Despite challenging circumstances surrounding this season due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Baseball PEI has had a successful season, and that is down to the great work done by its membership!

With the completion with the last Provincial Championship on Sunday, 20 September, Baseball PEI would like to congratulate the following 2020 Provincial Champions and runners-up:

  • 18U “AA”
    • Provincial Champion: Capital District Islanders
    • Runner-up: Summerside Chevys
  • 18U “A”
    • Provincial Champion: Summerside Chevys Kirev
    • Runner-up: Capital District Murray
  • 15U “AAA”
    • Provincial Champion: Capital District Islanders
    • Runner-up: Eastern Express
  • 15U “AA”
    • Provincial Champion: Bedeque Blue Jackets
    • Runner-up: Western Mariners
  • 15U “A”
    • Provincial Champion: Charlottetown Royals
    • Runner-up: Summerside Chevys Howell
  • 13U “AAA”
    • Provincial Champion: Eastern Express
    • Runner-up: Summerside Chevys
  • 13U “AA”
    • Provincial Champion: Northside Cubs
    • Runner-up: Western Mariners
  • 13U “A”
    • Provincial Champion: Cornwall Cougars
    • Runner-up: Stratford Athletics Eveleigh
  • 11U “AAA”
    • Provincial Champion: Eastern Express
    • Runner-up: Summerside Chevys
  • 11U “AA”
    • Provincial Champion: Cornwall Cougars Hood
    • Runner-up: Western Mariners

The follow minor baseball associations have confirmed they are participating in Baseball PEI’s 2020 Fall Baseball Pilot:

  • Cardigan and Area Minor Ball Association
  • Stratford Minor Baseball Association
  • Sherwood/Parkdale Minor Baseball Association
  • Cornwall and Area Minor Baseball Association
  • Bedeque and Area Minor Baseball Association
  • Kensington and Area Minor Baseball Association
  • Summerside Area Baseball Association

For all players, if your home association is offering fall baseball, you must register with your home association. If your home association is not offering fall baseball, you can then register with an association that neighbours your home association.

For contact information for all associations, check out

The 2020 Baseball PEI Fall Baseball Pilot will have games starting on Saturday, 26 September. For more information, check out

Eastern Express 15U "AAA" Tryouts

06/01/2020, 10:00am ADT
By Baseball PEI

Any players eligible to play baseball in the 15U division this summer in Cardigan, Northside, Souris, and Stratford associations are invited to try out for the Eastern Express 15U AAA team. First tryout times are scheduled for Thursday, June 4 and Tuesday, June 9 at Church Field, Morell, from 6:45 - 8:45 pm.

Interested players MUST contact Duane Smith at to register to tryout so we can organize numbers to abide by CPHO rules for Covid-19. There are several new rules and guidelines for baseball this year and we ask that you please refer to them ( We ask that when you do arrive at the field, please remain in your vehicle until otherwise directed and we will provide more information and guidance at that time.  Please do not enter dugout or onto the field until directed by coaches.  Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to a great season on the field!