Badminton PEI - 2014-15 President: Nancy MacKinnon firstname.lastname@example.org Vice-President: Paul Marchbank Treasurer: Margaret Parslow Secretary: Rodney Dekker Directors: Nathalie LeFrancois, Pierre Brunet, Mark Brown
************************************************* The U17 tournament scheduled for Sunday, March 1 has been cancelled.
The Birchwood Senior Tournament that was supposed to take place on Sunday, February 22 has been cancelled! If it is re-scheduled, a notice will be posted.
There is an umpiring clinic taking place at Ecole- Francois Buote in Charlottetown on Mar. 22 from 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. Registration deadline is March 13, 2015. (Storm date is April 4.)The clinic is a collaboration of Badminton PEI and the Acadian Games 2015. Mark Briscombe, a BNS and National umpire, will be the course conductor. There is a maximum of 10 participants, and a waiting list will also be formed. For a registration form, contact Nathalie at email@example.com There will be course subsidies available for those who complete the terms outlined on the registration form. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE UMPIRING COURSE HAS CHANGED FROM MARCH 21 TO MARCH 22!
Badminton PEI is working in co-ordination with Go!PEI to put on a FREE badminton clinic for youth in Grades 4-6 at St. Jean Elementary School in Charlottetown. The program will run on Mondays, beginning January 19th and ending February 9th, going from 5:00-6:10 p.m. the instructor will be Nathalie LeFrancois. For more information and to register, contact the Parks and Recreation office at 902-368-1025 or Frank Quinn at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Prince County Senior Open will be held on Sunday, Jan. 18th at Three Oaks Senior High, Summerside with a start time of 9:30 a.m. Registration deadline is Thursday, Jan. 15th. To register and for more info, contact Nancy MacKinnon at email@example.com or 902-854-2781.
Many of our players took part in the Junior Elite Series in Moncton recently. Congratulations to all the players and their coaches! Kathleen Deng won the U15 Girls Consolation. Kathleen and Luke Chen combined to win the U15 Mixed Consolation. Luke Chen and Sam Yuan won the U15 Boys Doubles Consolation.
The Summerside Badminton Club is beginning on Tuesdays from 7:00-9:45 p.m. at Athena and Thursdays at Ecole-sur-Mer. There is a special introductory offer to play until Oct. 30. For more information, contact Nancy MacKinnon at 902-852-2781 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PEI recently hosted the 2014 Atlantic Junior Badminton Championships, and we had some great performances and awesome results! Congratulations to Tony Fei, the U14 Boys Singles Champion, and to Tihan Hewagama, the U16 Boys Singles Champion!!! Congratulations to Tihan Hewagama and Alex MacFadyen for coming second in the U16 Boys Doubles. Alex McCloskey and Spencer Beaton won the U16 Boys Doubles Consolation. Alex Cyr and Joel Arsenault won the U19 Boys Doubles Consolation. A great performance from all of our athletes! For full results, check the following link: http://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/winners.aspx?id=5A883ED3-70B5-4559-85A3-BC07CED1AB2F