HotDog Day 2015

Wilson Park - Sunny and warm!

Updated Sunday June 21, 2015 by Stanley Park Optimist Club.

Photo: 2015 Hot Dog Day - Dancing in the bubbles to the music by Erick. He kept everyone entertained right up to 1:00 o'clock. 

Saturday June 20 - HotDog Day at Wilson Park

Players and coaches were asked to be in uniform.  Recommended car-pooling and pre-arranging a time-and specific spot for each team's players to meet - it proved to be crowded! Lots of family and friends joined in and went through 1500 hotdogs - not a record but that's a lot of wieners and buns!  Thanks Canada Bread, Food Basics and Zehrs for helping with the refreshments.


9:00 am: Senior T-Ball final at Wilson #4: Mardian Natural Medicine beat DieKat Cranes

J3P Final at Wilson #3: Milton's Restaurant beat Team Cleeves

Sr3P Consolation at Wilson #2: Tentworks beat the Teamsters

S3P Final at Wilson #1: PSG Plumbing beat KRT Services

9:30 am: All the blastball teams played games along the edge of the soccer field.

10:15 am:  Food tickets (BY TEAM) available to coaches of those teams that have returned their equipment. (Note: Not applicable to blastball and teams involved in the finals as they are still playing. 

10:30 am: Booths, activities, food, band, etc. all operational - draw tickets available at participating booths.  Rangers mascot, Tex, starts circulating. Free photos at the PKG booth, face-painters, jumping castle, etc.  (Small charge for candy floss)

10:30 am:  Blastball coaches to return equipment and pick-up their team's food tickets & player packages. (The actual presentations were delayed about 15 minutes in anticipation of the Mayor's arrival. The teams were provided their food vouchers during the interim.)

11: 05 am:  Opening remarks and presentation of championship, finalist and consolation trophies.  Special MVP awards. 1st draw for prizes: Canoeing the Grand

11:35 am: Junior T-Ball coaches were called to pickup their player packages  (More draws)

11:55 am: Senior T-Ball coaches were called to pickup their player packages  (More draws)

12:10 pm: Jr3Pitch & then Sr 3-Pitch coaches were called to pickup their player packages (Main draw for choice of prizes). (Crystal Clear Water prize draw to be held Monday at the store and winners will be contacted.

12: 30 pm: Final draws for prizes

12:45 pm:  Closing remarks, thank-yous and special contest for those interested in the unclaimed draw prizes.

1:00 pm:  Erick says "good-bye" and clean-up got underway.  All activities ceased.

This was a real wrap-up celebration. With the conclusion of this event, our season is over & done! Players who missed it should contact their team's coaches - and vice versa - to arrange pick-up/delivery of their trophy, photo package and trading cards.  We do not have them as all were given to the team's coaching staff.

Have a great - safe - summer, and keep practising. We'll start taking "early-bird" registrations for 2016 in December of this year!

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