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NOVEMBER 2023  
   
WESA Autumn Coaches' Retreat Saturday 2nd November 2023
Gordon Neighbourhood House
 

 

WESA Winter Social & Pageant Viewing Party

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Sunday 19th November 2023
at Junction Public House (1025 Davie Street)
2pm to 6pm

Our off-season social to get together and enjoy some footage from the WESA Pageant.

Questions?  Please email Lance S. at SpecialEvents (at) WESA.net.

 

 

FEBRUARY 2024
 
   

Priority Online Registration for 2023 Members

 

 

 

Saturday 3rd February 2024
Online Registration opens at 9am

Members will receive an email with instructions on how to complete their priorty online registration.

Questions?  Please email Ian G. at Membership (at) WESA.net.

 

 

Online Registration for Everyone

 

 

 

Wednesday 7th February 2024
Online registration opens at 9am

Registration page on the website will become available on this date.

Questions?  Please email Ian G. at Membership (at) WESA.net.

 

 

WESA Welcome Party

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Thursday 22nd February 2024
at Fountainhead Pub (1025 Davie Street)
6pm to 8pm

Our first big social of the season! 

Please note that 2024 Registrants will pay their membership dues using debit or credit via the WESA online payment portal hosted by Stripe/TeamLinkt, or by cheque/bank draft to be mailed to WESA at the address listed under contacts.  In-person electronic payments will not be processed onsite during our Welcome Party.  Email Ian G. at Membership (at) WESA.net if you have any specific questions about registering and membership fees payment.

Questions about the Welcome Party social event?  Please email Lance S. at SpecialEvents (at) WESA.net.

 

 

WESA Field Days

 

New & Returning members who have not been registered on a team roster since 2021 need to attend at least one Field Day:
#1 - Sunday 25th February 2024 ~ 10am
#2 - Saturday 2nd March 2024 ~ 1:30pm
at Strathcona Park (857 Malkin Avenue)
   
MARCH 2024
 
   

Annual Spring Coaches' Conference

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*Invite Only -  Saturday 2nd March 2024
at Moxies West Georgia (180 West Georgia Street)
10am to 1pm
Followed by Field Day #2 - 130pm at Strathcona Park

Members of the WESA Coaching Squad gather for a coaching clinic and season briefing as things gear up for the player draft.

Questions?  Please email Dan R at RulesAndRegulations (at) WESA.net.

 

 

WESA 2024 Draft 
Coaches online

 

Saturday 9th March 2024
Virtual Meeting for Team Leadership to draft our almost 300 Members onto our 19 teams.
10am ~ Tier 2 Division
12pm ~ Tier 1 Division

Questions?  Please email Ian G. at Membership (at) WESA.net.

WESA Draft Party 2024

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Saturday 9th March 2024
at Numbers Cabaret (1042 Davie Street)
4pm to 8pm

Join Everyone to find out what team you're on, who your teammates are, and who your Coaches are!  Gonna be great!  Bring your friends!  Everyone is welcome!  Approximate agenda:  4PM Doors Open | 5:30PM Team Reveals | 6:45PM 2025 Season Free Membership Draw for 2024 Members Present.

Questions?  Please email Lance S. at SpecialEvents (at) WESA.net.

 

 

 

 

Softball Essentials
with Pat & Emily

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Designed especially for WESA New Members & Rookies who are keen to learn softball basics. Join this pre-season program to learn what you need to know to play!

Visit the WESA clinics page for more here.

Questions?  Please email Pat K. at ViceCommissioner (at) WESA.net.

   
APRIL 2024
 
   

Spring Ice Breaker Sunday

 

 

 

Sunday 14th April 2024
at Strathcona Park (857 Malkin Avenue)
9am to 5:30pm
Check your TeamLinkt app for your schedule.

Two ice breaker games to introduce game play to newbies and "Shake-Off-the-Rust" for returning players!  

Questions?  Please email Dan R. at RulesAndRegulations (at) WESA.net.

 

 

WESA Jersey Pick Up Party

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Thursday 18th April 2024
at Junction Public House (1138 Davie Street)
6pm to 8pm

Come out with your team to check out your new team threads!  Bring your friends!  Everyone is welcome!

For more information, please email us at Commission (at) WESA.net.

 

 

 

WESA 46th Season OPENING DAY

 

 

Sunday 21st April 2024
at Strathcona Park (857 Malkin Avenue)
9am to 4pm

The WESA Pennant Season commences with the first day of the 20-game Pennant Race for League Division Champions.

Questions?  Please email us at Commission (at) WESA.net.

 

 

WESA 46th Season Opening Ceremonies

 

 

 

 

Sunday 21st April 2024
at Strathcona Park (857 Malkin Avenue)
CTR Celebrities Nightclub Diamond
11:30am to 12pm

Opening Ceremonies at the CTR Celebrities Nightclub Diamond at 11:30am, to include recitation of the Players', Coaches', and Officials' Oaths, and ceremonial first pitch.  We also encourage and invite all teams, spectators, athletic supporters to join us for a league group picture.

Questions?  Please email Sean C. at Commissioner (at) WESA.net.

 

 

WESA 46th Season OPENING DAY Party

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Sunday 21st April 2024
PumpJack Pub (1167 Davie Street)
5pm to 8pm

WESA 2024 Members get line privileges with WESA 2024 team jersey, subject to capacity!

Questions?  Please email Lance S. at SpecialEvents (at) WESA.net.

 

 

1130am SUNDAY NOONER Skills Clinics

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WESA's 46th year sees the continuation of player skills clinics on Sunday afternoons at Strathcona Park at the SW Fountainhead Pub Diamond. The 1130am Nooner Clinics are a continuation of WESA's committment to members of all skill levels to help you achieve your development goals as well as provide members with mentorship opportunities. >>more

Please email Pat K. at ViceCommissioner (at) WESA.net.

   
MAY 2024  
   
   

4th Annual WESA Poker Tourney Fundraiser

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Saturday 11th May 2024
at Pumpjack Pub (1167 Davie Street)
1pm to 7pm

Questions? Please email Pat K. at ViceCommissioner (at) WESA.net

 

 

WESA SLAM! 11
BBQ Fundraiser for the Gay Softball World Series teams

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Sunday 26th May 2024
at Junction Public House (1025 Davie Street)
4pm to 7pm

This popular annual fundaiser features the Vancouver teams, travelling to the Gay Softball World Series in Las Vegas, NV, BBQing up a smoke storm at Diamond Sponsor Junction Public House. 

For more please visit the WESA Slam! 11 BBQ page here.

Questions?  Please email Lance S. at Specialevents (at) WESA.net 

   
JUNE 2024  
   

35th Annual WESA Pageant Charity Fundraiser

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Saturday 1st June 2024 
at Celebrities Nightclub (1022 Davie Street)
Doors open:  4pm | Showtime: 5pm

Our annual marquee signature drag & charity fundraising show featuring players from our teams!  WESA has raised $130,000 for 31 community groups over the past 34 years!  Always an unparalleled and incomparable fun time for everyone!

Vist the event page here.  Questions? Please email Lance S. at SpecialEvents (at) WESA.net.

 

 

WESA Annual Picnic in the Park 

 

 

 

Sunday 23rd June 2024
at Strathcona Park (857 Malkin Avenue)
CTR Celebrities Nightclub Diamond
2pm to 5pm

WESA Teams gather for team photos.  Players help their teams organize a picnic and or BBQ and watch fun scrimmage games!

Vist the event page here. Questions? Please email Lance S. at SpecialEvents (at) WESA.net. 

   
JULY 2024  
   

WESA Cup Weekend

 

 

 

 

Saturday & Sunday 20th & 21st July 2024
at Strathcona Park (857 Malkin Avenue)

The season caps off with our end-of-season tournament weekend.  All WESA teams compete for the coveted WESA Cup!

Questions?  Please email Dan R. at RulesAndRegulations (at) WESA.net.

 

 

WESA Cup Party 2024
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Sunday 21st July 2024
at Numbers Cabaret (1042 Davie Street)
4pm to 8pm

The awards party for the end-of-season tournament. 

Questions?  Please email Dan R. at RulesAndRegulations (at) WESA.net.

 

 

WESA 2024
ViP Mixer Night

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Thursday, 25th July 2024
at Fountainhead Pub (1025 Davie Street)
6pm to 9pm

A "Thank You!" special social event for your amazing WESA 'Volunteers-In-Pride'!  Want to be included in the ViP Mixer?  Volunteer for WESA!

Questions?  Or sign up to volunteer?  Please email Sean C. at Commissioner (at) WESA.net. 

   
AUGUST 2024  
   

REGISTRATION PARTY
WESA 44th Annual Pacific Cup International Softball Tournament

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Friday 9th of August 2024
at PumpJack Pub (1167 Davie Street)
6pm to 9pm

Questions? Please email Pat K. at ViceCommissioner (at) WESA.net. 

 

 

WESA 44th Annual Pacific Cup  International Softball Tournament

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Saturday & Sunday 10th & 11th August 2024
at Strathcona Park (857 Malkin Avenue)

Questions? Please email Pat K. at ViceCommissioner (at) WESA.net.

 

 

WESA 44th Annual Pacific Cup AWARDS PARTY

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Sunday 11th August 2024
at Junction Pub (1025 Davie Street)

Questions? Please email Pat K. at ViceCommissioner (at) WESA.net.

   
SEPTEMBER 2024  
   

WESA 46th Anniversary 2024 League Awards Banquet

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Saturday 14th September 2024 
at Moxies West Georgia (180 West Georgia Street)
6pm to 10pm

The league's Pennant Season Awards banquet.

Please email Sean C. at Commissioner (at) WESA.net.

   
OCTOBER 2024  

Gay Softball World Series

 

 

 

 

Monday to Saturday 14th to 19th October 2024
Las Vegas, NV 

A group of Vancouver 'All Association' Teams will converge upon Las Vegas to represent Vancouver and compete against other teams from LGBT+ leagues across North American. >>more 

Questions?  Please email Ian G. at Membership (at) WESA.net

 

 

WESA 2024 Annual General Meeting (Virtual)

 

 

Tuesday 22nd October 2024
Virtual Online Meeting
7pm to 9pm

Questions?  Please email Sean C. at Commissioner (at) WESA.net.

   
NOVEMBER 2024  
3rd Annual WESA Autumn Coaches'  Retreat Saturday or Sunday, November 2nd or 3rd, 2024
Venue: TBD
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