Category Archives: CNSA HISTORY

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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Shuffleboard’s First VIRTUAL Hall of Fame!

CANADA’S NATIONAL SHUFFLEBOARD ORGANIZATION LAUNCHES THE 1st VIRTUAL (SHUFFLEBOARD) HOF!  (May of 2006) This article first appeared in The Shuffler (.org) in May of 2006.  As the topic came up during the 4th CNSA IP (2015 07 24) during the … Continue reading

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10 Yrs. Ago; Archival Item #6. The Blackstock Spring Fling.

10 Yrs. Ago!! HISTORICAL SUMMARY OF THE SCUGOG SPRING FLINGS!!  This overview, this explanation, this background to the Scugog Spring Fling/Ritesco Cup has been written after our withdrawal from active involvement in the organizational aspect of the event. (Circa Aug … Continue reading

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More About Henry Van Dorp. May he rest in Peace!

    FROM THE NATION’S CAPITAL TO WOODSTOCK, ON!! I have received a number of comments with regard to the passing of Henry Van Dorp, including two additional photos. Accordingly I am posting an additional article from my archives.  Article … Continue reading

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Henry Van Dorp Leaves Us. May he rest in peace!!

Henry Van Dorp passed away on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Woodstock Hospital in his 86th year. Born in Hazerswoude, Holland, July 21, 1929. “Henk ” immigrated to Canada in June 1948.  In remembrance of Henry I am now going … Continue reading

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We Honoured Our CNSA Past Presidents

This article is from my archives.  I repeat it now as many of the Past Presidents are well known in ISA circles by reason of being the Canadian serving President. Roy Norman, 3rd from  left, along with wife Doreen, will … Continue reading

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1st ISA; 1981 Muskegeon MI; Canadian Teams

The purpose of this article is not to tell you that the Canadian Women placed first in this historic very first International Tournament in Muskegon in 1981, nor is it to tell you that the Canadian Men tied for first … Continue reading

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