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Items in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Shuffleboard in Florida.

And the Award Goes to Charles Griffin!! Posted Initially on 2012 12 10 and Re-posted 2020 06 02

Charles Griffin was State Delegate and Historian for the FSA for many years.  Charlie and wife Shirley collected a wide range of shuffleboard memorabilia which they later generously donated to the FSA Hall of Fame in Sebring.  A top player … Continue reading

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And the MVP Award Goes to David Earle! Posted Initially on 2012 12 10 and Re-posted 2020 06 01

As a retired military officer he is accustomed to taking on leadership roles! He was first brought in to lead the Winters Shuffleboard Club and then took on the leadership role in the re-organization and rescue of the Zephyrhills Shuffleboard … Continue reading

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Jackie and Darden Nelms are A) Presented their MVP Award, B) We Give You Their Acceptance Remarks for their Induction into the FSA HOF.

It is not often that we receive a response from our postings.  Jackie and Darden did just that, and to demonstrate just how much it is appreciated, I am going to post it verbatim.  For those who did not read the … Continue reading

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An Extremley Talented Person!! Is There Anything She Has Not Done???? Colleen Austin.

Stan Speaks: Colleen Austin is KOR for the Southern District;  Colleen Austin is the Webmistress of the US National Website;  Colleen Austin is a member of the Southern District Hall of Fame;   Colleen Austin is a member of the 100th Anniversary Committee;  Colleen Austin … Continue reading

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Most Valuable Person; Skip McCoy. 100th Anniversary Promotion

Glen Peltier said this about him: “Skip McCoy was a thin man with health problems who had a special talent for our game. I played many games with Skip and he was one of a kind. He could play fast … Continue reading

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A “Most Valuable Person”. We Begin The Series of Presentations. Fittingly, Ken Made the Very First Presentation.

As one aspect of the Celebration of 100 Years of Shuffleboard in Florida, Committee Member Ken Offenther selected a Shuffler who made a significant contribution to the sport.  The selected individual will be presented an attractive anniversary pin, an MVP … Continue reading

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The Southern District sponsored its 4th Annual Newbie Tournament at Lee County Shuffleboard Club on Saturday, January 26.

The Southern District sponsored its 4th Annual Newbie Tournament at Lee County Shuffleboard Club on Saturday, January 26. In spite of being unable to finish because of rain, the 38 participants enjoyed the fast courts and meeting new people in … Continue reading

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90 Years Ago, St Petes and Lake Wales Battle It Out!!

Article Sent along by Colleen Austin With Thanks!!    

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HERE ARE SOME NEW -DID YOU KNOWS? By Kenny Offenther.

HERE ARE SOME NEW -DID YOU KNOWS? 1-EARLY SHUFFLEBOARD WAS SO POPULAR IN ENGLAND THAT A LAW WAS PASSED BANNING IT AS IT WAS TAKING TIME AWAY FROM THE “IMPORTANT” TASK OF ARCHERY 2-THE FIRST ON DECK SHUFFLEBOARD COURTS HAD … Continue reading

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Amateur Any Doubles at Sebring FL Begins Monday, 2018 02 05

This is the only Amateur “State” Tournament in Florida!!  Monday Next!!  Feb. 5th If you have shuffled at Sebring, you will want to return!!  If you have NOT, please come and  enjoy our hospitality; our great food, and our many … Continue reading

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