13U AAA Baseball Alberta Provincials kick off Friday

The Red Deer 13U AAA Braves are set to host Baseball Alberta Provincials on back-to-back weekends. (Photo by VMoore Photography)

The Red Deer 13U AAA Braves are set to bring some exciting baseball to town this weekend at Great Chief Park.

Friday marks the start of the 13UAAA Baseball Alberta Provincials, with nine teams arriving for round robin play and six advancing to Championship weekend Aug. 3-4.

The provincial champion advances to 13U AAA Nationals in Repentigny, Quebec. Second and third will advance to the Western Canadian Championships in Cloverdale B.C.

The Braves open the tournament at 9 a.m. on Saturday against the Sherwood Park Athletics. They play Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. against the Edmonton Expos and Sunday at 12 p.m. against the Okotoks Dawgs.

The tournament schedule is as follows:


Game 1 9:00 AM Calgary Jr. Dinos vs NEZ Padres

Game 2 12:00 PM Fort McMurray Oil Giants vs St. Albert Cardinals

Game 3 3:00 PM Parkland Twins vs Calgary Jr. Dinos

Game 4 6:00 PM NEZ Padres vs Fort McMurray Oil Giants


Game 5 9:00 AM Sherwood Park A’s vs Red Deer Braves

Game 6 9:00 AM Okotoks Dawgs vs Edmonton Expos

Game 7 12:00 PM Fort McMurray Oil Giants vs Parkland Twins

Game 8 12:00 PM St. Albert Cardinals vs NEZ Padres

Game 9 3:00 PM Edmonton Expos vs Red Deer Braves

Game 10 3:00 PM Sherwood Park A’s vs Okotoks Dawgs

Game 11 6:00 PM St. Albert Cardinals vs Calgary Jr. Dinos

Game 12 6:00 PM NEZ Padres vs Parkland Twins


Game 13 9:00 AM Parkland Twins vs St. Albert Cardinals

Game 14 9:00 AM Calgary Jr. Dinos vs Fort McMurray Oil Giants

Game 15 12:00 PM Red Deer Braves vs Okotoks Dawgs

Game 16 12:00 PM Edmonton Expos vs Sherwood Park A’s

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