NMBA Opening Day Celebration & Team Photos
Serauxmen Sports Fields
Saturday, May 7

Join us for the inaugural NMBA Opening Day Celebration and Team Photos on Saturday May 7, from 9am-3pm!

TEAM PHOTOS

Team photos will be taken by Concept Photography at the Batting Cage. Each team will have a scheduled time to arrive for photos. The photo schedule will be distributed to families by the coaches.

SPEECHES AND CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH
11am, SF1

Speakers:

Mike Holyk, NMBA Past President
Jim Swanson, Nanaimo NightOwls General Manager
Leonard Krog, City of Nanaimo Mayor

Watch for the Nanaimo NightOwls mascot, “Ney-te” to make an appearance during the day!

ACTIVITY STATIONS

Following the team photos, coaches will lead their team to three fun activity stations:

1. Base Race, SF1 – sponsored by Mid-Island Co-op
2. Hardest Throw, SF3
3. HitTrax Hardest Hit, SF3 – sponsored by Caged Athletics

NMBA CONCESSION

Sponsored by Country Grocer

All players will receive a complimentary hot dog courtesy of Bastion Wealth Advisors Group. Tickets can be redeemed at the Concession on May 7, 2022.

A variety of treats, Coca-Cola beverages and Nanaimo NightOwl’s General Admission Tickets will be available for sale at the NMBA Concession. Net proceeds will help raise funds for new NMBA Equipment. Cash, debit and credit will be accepted.

OPENING DAY TEAM PRIZE DRAWS

All NMBA teams will be entered for a chance to win one of three Nanaimo NightOwls Experience Packages sponsored by Evan Schroeder Real Estate Services! Each prize package includes 16 General Admission Tickets. 1st prize draw (6U & 7U teams), 2nd prize draw (9U & 11U teams), 3rd prize draw (13U & 15U teams).

PARKING

Parking is limited at Serauxmen Sports Fields. We encourage carpooling where possible.

VOLUNTEERS

Thank you to our Opening Day volunteers!
• Bastion Wealth Advisors Group
• Caged Athletics
• Concept Photography
• VIU Mariners
• NMBA Coaches
• NMBA Parents
• NMBA Board Members