Category Archives: CNSA HISTORY

One Year Ago We Celebrated the Lives of Alfonse and Phoebe Marchand, Hosts of Canada’s First Sanctioned Tournament!

One year ago at the Thames Horizon Shuffleboard Club in Chatham, ON, the CNSA celebrated the life of Alfonse and Phoebe Marchand, hosts of Canada’s Very First sanctioned tournament!! Go to these links to review this MOST SIGNIFICANT EVENT: https://theshuffler.net/2016/07/04/at-the-2016-cnsa-agm-the-membership-approved-this-event-to-memorialize-the-location-tilbury-on-and-the-hosts-alphonse-and-phoebe-marchand/ https://theshuffler.net/2016/07/11/presentation-of-the-plaque-cnsa-speaks-marchand-family-speak/ https://theshuffler.net/2016/07/09/i-give-you-more-info-vis-a-vis-the-marchand-cnsa-commemorative-event-of-july-7th-2016/ Continue reading

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PRESENTATION OF THE PLAQUE: CNSA Speaks; Marchand Family Speak!!

I have displayed a pic of the “Marchands” who attended the Commemorative Event to Celebrate the 1st Sanctioned CNSA Tournament AND to honour Tournament Hosts Alphonse and Phoebe Marchand.  I don’t know about you, BUT I believe this is a fantastic … Continue reading

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More on the Marchand Commemorative Event of 2016 07 07.

I thought at this time I would give you names, c/w pix, of those who shuffled at the Marchand Courts.  You do appreciate of course, this is only a sample of the over 200 members of the Club in its “hay … Continue reading

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I Give You More Info. vis-à-vis the Marchand CNSA Commemorative Event of July 7th, 2016

Hi Shufflers!!  I have been remiss in not giving you MY IMPRESSIONS, MY VIEW of the Marchand/Canadian Shuffleboard Commemorative Event!!  In one line, the Event was a huge success!!! I will now elaborate, giving examples to support my opinion. First … Continue reading

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We Give You an Article from the Chatham Daily News by Ellwood Shreeve! (MARCHAND)

Alphonse and Phoebe Marchand loved to have family and friends visit their Tilbury-area farm, and a big draw was their shuffleboard courts. The couple, who were snowbirds, gained a passion for the game while wintering in Florida. In 1966, they … Continue reading

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At the 2016 CNSA AGM, the Membership approved this event to memorialize the location, Tilbury, ON, and the hosts Alphonse and Phoebe Marchand.

We Commemorate Canada’s First Sanctioned Shuffleboard Tournament! At the 2016 CNSA AGM, the Membership approved this event to memorialize the location, Tilbury, ON, and the hosts Alphonse and Phoebe Marchand. The celebration will take place on July 7th, 2016 at the … Continue reading

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Look Back to the 2013 CNSA National in Coldwater, ON

You may wish to read about the CNSA National of 2013!!  There is also a link to a Slide Show!  https://theshuffler.net/2013/05/25/2013-cnsa-national-event-contd-article-ii/ If you would like to review any aspect of the 2014 CNSA National, enter CNSA 2014 into the search … Continue reading

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