On Saturday August 6th, North Vancouvers Chris Zeulke Park was the setting for the 2011 Canadian National Little Playoffs opening ceremonies.
Players were piped onto the field by Milt Cameron and a colour guard
Participating teams included the Rocky Mountain Red Sox representing the prairies
The Sydney Steel Men representing the Atlantic provinces
Valleyfield representing Quebec
The High Park Braves representing Ontario
Langley, representing British Columbia
And the host team, Mount Seymour
North Vancouver District 5 Administrator Wayne Hobson was on hand to oversee the festivities
North Vancouver City Mayor Darrell Mussatto was on hand to join the celebration and throw out the first pitch caught by Mount Seymour`s Desi Burgart
Representatives from each team gathered to recite the Little League Pledge
And join in the singing of the national anthem.
And dignitaries gathered to cut the ribbon to open the tournament
The 2011 Canadian National Little League Championships, just one more reason the North Shore is the greatest place in the world to live.