Bridgewater IP – Ventures

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The possibilities are many!

Kindly forwarded by Jim and Ellie Crowell of the Bluenose Shuffleboard Club, through Jim Corbeil:

To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Bluenose– we have just learned that the Bluenose ll will be back in it’s home port of Lunenburg just in time for our IP tournament. It’s in port September 9,10,11 – only 15 mins from Bridgewater, an easy early evening visit or the best place to spend Saturday after the tournament.

Possible individual tours for our non- participants or our shufflers before or after the tournament:

free transit bus (8am-6pm) thru town hop on hop off to museums, lifestyle centre,
– explore King Streetshopping and riverside park and look off
Frankenstein Brewery for a brew at picnic table and Jac’s restaurant across street will deliver a meal to you .

-Pre-Arrange a guided tour at Seaweed Tours

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GOOD NEWS for 7th IP in Bridgewater NS, September 6 – 10, 2021.

CNSA Shuffleboard Canada

CNSA executive met June 28th, as planned, to review the “ON HOLD” status of the Bridgewater IP. It was decided to remove the “Hold” and to resume plans to have the IP September 6th – 10, WITH THE PROVISION that a further planned meeting will be held July 14th to enable last-minute changes or cancelation due to possible COVID-related changed government restrictions. Note that changes to government restrictions are always a possibility, even after the July 14th date, and for everyone’s safety, the CNSA is committed to following all government rules.

Team players are advised to make motel reservations ASAP:
Bridgewater Best Western 902-530 0101
Comfort Inn  902-543-1498

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Jim Irwin

From Carl Rogerson:

The OSA wish to extend our heart felt condolences to Rose Irwin and family, in the loss of Jim Irwin.

Many of the Ontario shufflers will remember both Rose and Jim, and over the years we have had the opportunity to know them both. They have been very instrumental in promoting shuffleboard, and known to be such fun players.

Prayers from all of us who knew this lovely couple.

Jim will be remembered as a friend and a gentleman.

OSA Pres. Carl Rogerson .

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Pls Disregard Previous Post About General Meeting Minutes

Your webmaster apologises for posting to the wrong website.. (Wrong country!).

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OSA 2021 Tournaments Cancelled

From: Maureen Bryan

I have contacted Coldwater, Goderich ,Elora and Blenheim shuffleboard clubs for season 2021 OSA tournaments.We have all agreed that due to the Covid-19 virus, that this season of shuffleboard is cancelled. Lets hope this finds all our members in good health and getting or about to get our vaccinations soon. I know we will all miss the sport and the friendships we make. Lets strive to begin again next season. Best wishes to all, enjoy the warm weather we are about to have. Regards Maureen Bryan Sec. OSA.

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No Comming Season Shuffle in London

From: Marlene Hillier >

The city of London has informed me, that due to Covid, there will not be any Shuffling at Silverwoods Arena this season.

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CNSA Shuffleboard Canada

With my apologies, I must tell you that the previous post about a change for the date of the 2021 Iner-Provincial in Bridgewater NS was incorrect. This was due to a misunderstood email from CNSA president Jim Corbeil. Jim has just emphatically informed me that the date has not yet changed but there will be a CNSA decision about the date on March 28th.

I will be removing the previous post on this matter.

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2021 IP – Team Selections


Linda O’Conner
Dotty Koert
Linda Armstrong
Maureen Bryan>

Roy Babcock
Jim Corbeil
Norm Lindsay
Bill Bryan

Dawn Hammond
Bev. Fowler
Bernice Lindsay
Muriel Burnett

Carl Rogerson
Bill Boyes
Murray Burnett
Ray Hammond

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2020-2021 FSA Preview is available online!

I know many of you will be interested.Bill.

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Canadian Shuffleboard History – 1966, The Beginning

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We are grateful to The Shuffler for recording this piece of shuffleboard history, as depicted in this excerpt from 2016 07 08.

– by stanistheman, based on an article in the Chatham Daily News

Alphonse and Phoebe Marchand were recognized by the Canadian National Shuffleboard Association on Thursday, July 7, 2016, near Chatham, Ont. for their contribution to the sport, including hosting the first Canadian Open shuffleboard tournament in 1980.

Pictured, from left, with a plaque honouring the Tilbury, Ont. area couple, are; grandson John Carson, Henry Strong, immediate past president of the CNSA, and Glen Peltier, friend and long-time local shuffleboard player. (ELLWOOD SHREVE/THE DAILY NEWS)

Alphonse and Phoebe Marchand loved to have family and friends visit their Tilbury-area farm, and a big draw was their shuffleboard courts.

Alphonse and Phoebe Marchand (Source The Shuffler)

The couple, who were snowbirds, gained a passion for the game while wintering in…

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