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HarbourCats Add Ballpark Zipline

The Victoria HarbourCats (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) have teamed up with WildPlay, a local company famous for its outdoor adventure parks throughout North America, to install a 400-foot zipline attraction to the already entertaining activities available at Royal Athletic Park.  Read more here.

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HarbourCats Understand Formula to Drive Success at the Gate

Despite the fact that Victoria (BC) has a strong baseball culture — thanks in part to a mild climate that makes a long playing season possible — a baseball team based here has never fared well.  Until the Victoria HarbourCats (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League), that is.  Read more and view photos here.

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HarbourCats Play It Safe, Make Sure Men Without Hats During National Anthems

Ivan Doroschuk, the lead singer, songwriter and founder of the iconic Canadian ’80s band Men Without Hats, will sing the national anthems on Friday, June 1, when the Victoria HarbourCats (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) kick off their Home Opening Weekend at Royal Athletic Park against the Wenatchee AppleSox.  Read more here.

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Giant Five-Foot Tall Baseball Coming to Victoria’s Royal Athletic Park

It will be the biggest baseball on Vancouver Island, ready for fans to grab a Sharpie and sign their autographs.  The Victoria HarbourCats (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) plan to bring a five-foot high baseball to Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park for the 2018 season.  Read more here.

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HarbourCats Scale-Up Exclusive Main Grand Stand Rows with Padding and and In-Your-Seat Wait Service

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – Location, location, location — for real estate, and for HarbourCats baseball fans as well. The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce the CAMPBELL REAL ESTATE CLUB SEATS section, which will see padded seating and at-your-seat service in a prime location of the ballpark. This will debut in June of 2017, the team’s fifth season in the West Coast League. Continue reading

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HarbourCats to Celebrate 35th Anniversary of ‘The Wave’ with Krazy George

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – An icon, a legend, and the inventor of The Wave. Krazy George has confirmed he will appear in Victoria leading up to and during the 2016 HOME OPENER for the Victoria HarbourCats, a June 7 date featuring the Wenatchee AppleSox. Krazy George is celebrating the 35th anniversary of The Wave, which was a staple of his time at B.C. Place Stadium when he was a popular part of B.C. Lions games. Continue reading

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Summer Collegiate HarbourCats Secure Unique Shoe Deal

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoThe summer collegiate Victoria HarbourCats (West Coast League) and Baggins Shoes have announced a unique partnership that will see a line of team-logo shoes available through both Baggins Shoes and at Sports Traders Diamond at Royal Athletic Park.  Read more here.

Victoria HarbourCats Shoes from Facebook

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Second-Year HarbourCats Release 2014 Promo Schedule

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – With single-seat sales set to start on Saturday, April 19, the Victoria HarbourCats are excited to reveal the promotional plan for the 2014 season at SPORTS TRADERS DIAMOND at Royal Athletic Park. Continue reading

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Seating Upgrades Coming to Royal Athletic Park

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – The HarbourCats are excited to announce that bucket-style seats with backs will be installed by the City of Victoria in six sections of Royal Athletic Park for the 2014 West Coast League season, making our fans’ experience entirely more comfortable. The new seats will replace existing bench-style seating. The upgrade will improve more than 1,300 seats of the RAP Continue reading

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HarbourCats Break WCL Single-Game Attendance Record During All-Star Game

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – History was made all across Royal Athletic Park. Tuesday night at the 2013 WCL All-Star Game, as 4,210 fans watched the South Division All-Stars knock off the North by a score of 7-5.

Victoria HarbourCats ASG Record Attendance
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First-Year HarbourCats Host WCL All-Star Game Tonight

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoThe summer collegiate Victoria HarbourCats host the 2013 West Coast League All-Star Game tonight at Royal Athletic Park starting at 7:05 p.m. (Pacific).  Click here for details.  This is quite an honor for the inaugural franchise, which will attempt to break the league’s single-game attendance record of 4,156 fans.  Watch or listen to the game live here.
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HarbourCats Show Off Duds

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoThe summer collegiate Victoria HarbourCats (West Coast League) held their inaugural home stand at Royal Athletic Park in Victoria (BC) last Wednesday through Friday with three wins and league-leading 1,883 per game average in attendance.  Not only are they winning, but they are looking good doing it sporting the uniforms below:

Victoria HarbourCats Uniforms

This 59FIFTY® fitted cap is one of two official on-field caps for the HarbourCats. It features an embroidered (raised) white "HC" logo on the front, stitched New Era® flag at wearer's left side and embroidered maple leaf on the rear.

This 59FIFTY® fitted cap is one of two official on-field caps for the HarbourCats. It features an embroidered (raised) white “HC” logo on the front, stitched New Era® flag at wearer’s left side and embroidered maple leaf on the rear.

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Rogues, HarbourCats Make Debut

Medford Rogues LogoVictoria Harbour Cats Head LogoWednesday was opening night for two new teams in the summer collegiate West Coast League.  The Medford Rogues made their regular-season debut in front of a “paid crowd” of 1,282 at newly improved Harry & David Field.  Read more here.  Meanwhile the Victoria HarbourCats kicked off the regular season in front of a sold-out Continue reading

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It’s the ‘Victoria HarbourCats’ (UPDATED)

At a press conference today, the owners of the new summer collegiate West Coast League expansion franchise  in Victoria (BC) unveiled the team’s name a logo.  The Victoria HarbourCats will begin play in 2013 at Royal Athletic Park. Continue reading

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Expansion Victoria to Unveil Branding Friday

After more than 600 name submissions from fans, the new summer collegiate West Coast League franchise in Victoria (BC) has a name and logo.  Team Victoria has scheduled a press conference for this Friday, October 12, at 11:30 a.m. to unveil the club’s branding.  The public event will take place at the Sharks Club Bar & Grill at the Sandman Hotel.  Read more here.

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Victoria Welcomes Baseball Back to Royal Athletic Park

PRESS RELEASE – Today the City of Victoria announced the return of baseball to the Capital City with a soon-to-be named team within the collegiate level West Coast League. The Victoria Baseball Club has negotiated a three year agreement as the anchor tenant at Royal Athletic Park starting in June of 2013. Continue reading

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Victoria (BC), WCL Move Foward with Ballpark Lease Negotiations

The Victoria (BC) City Council voted Thursday to authorize the director of parks and recreation to enter into a confidential, non-binding memorandum of understanding with the summer collegiate West Coast League to begin negotiating the specifics of a lease to use Royal Athletic ParkRead more here

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Victoria Could Vote Today to Approve Ballpark Lease MoU with WCL

The Victoria (BC) City Council is expected vote today on whether or not to authorize the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a confidential non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with the summer collegiate West Coast League for the use of Royal Athletic ParkRead more here

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West Coast League Closing in on Victoria

It’s no secret that the summer Collegiate West Coast League has been targeting the Victoria (BC) market for expansion for the past year or more, but it appears things are finally coming to a head.  The league is hoping to finalize a deal in November.  That said, we are very familiar with the challenges of securing a workable lease at Royal Athletic Park, but if anyone can plow through the Continue reading

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