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CVPA Indoor Tournament 2017 – Video and photos

CVPA Indoor Tournament 2017 RESULTS

CVPA would like to thank all the players and volunteers for a very fun and successful tournament!

Ladies 3.5

Gold: Patti Hawkins and Evie MacDonald, Comox Valley
Silver: Chantal Grassman, Powell River and Donna Wilson, Deep Bay
Bronze: Elizabeth Folk, Comox Valley and Jane Curell, Campbell River

Mens 3.5

Gold: Ray Bradford, Saltair and Tom Sharpe, Ladysmith
Silver: Wayne Niemi, Comox Valley and Darrell Pearse, Powell River
Bronze: Ted Holekamp and E.J. Duncan, Comox Valley

Ladies 4.0

Gold: Teresa Sandiford, Nanoose Bay and Kerry Savory, Victoria
Silver: S.J. Lehman and Lissy Rauber, Comox Valley
Bronze: Claudia McLean, Chemainus and Pauline Davidson, Nanaimo

Mens 4.0

Gold: Dave Fontaine and Keith Windle, Comox Vlaley
Silver: Rod Hamilton and Clay Toresdahl, Comox Valley
Bronze: Bob Stoffberg, Langley and Mark Beynon, Vancouver

Mixed 3.5

Gold: Ray Bradford, Saltair and Arlene Thome, Chemainus
Silver: Wayne Niemi and Caren Niemi, Comox Valley
Bronze: Dave Fontaine and Diane Fontaine, ComoxValley

Mixed 4.0

Gold: Rod Hamilton, Comox Valley and Theresa Orcutt, Nanaimo
Silver: Thomas Rauber and Lissy Rauber, Comox Valley
Bronze: Douglas Taylor, Comox Valley and Beverly De Haitre, Victoria

Prizewinners are as follows:

Saturday am:
1. Two nights at Gift By The Sea: Patti Hawkins
2. Hot Chocolates Gift Basket: Jeanine Bird
3. Pickleball Paddle – Highstrung Racquets: Brenda Stewart

Saturday aft:
1. Two nights on Denman: Bev Anderson
2. Comox Golf Club: Lynn Hodge
3. Hot Chocolates Gift Basket: Pauline Davidson

1. Two night Carriage House – Comox: Livio Tedesco
2. Hot Chocolates Gift Basket: Leigh Carter
3. Pickleball Paddle: Willie Baase

CVPA would like to give a huge thanks to all our sponsors for this event:
Dr. Ron and Helen Wilson
Rod and Kim Hamilton
Darcy and Carol Walters
Hot Chocolates and Cakebread Artisan Bakery
Comox Golf Club
Longlands Golf Course
Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation
Secret Drawers Lingerie
Happy’s Source for Sports
Rocky Mountain Chocolate
Your Dollar Store With More
Bulk Barn
John’s Independent Grocer
London Drugs
Shopper’s Drug Mart Comox
Calorie Connection
Highstrung Racquets
Waypoint Insurance
LandQuest Realty- Kurt Nielsen

Skills Development – Starting Tues Feb 21, 2017

The Comox Community Centre has arranged 6 skills development sessions on Tuesday nights starting Feb 21, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30pm. The instructors are Sjouke Lehmann (SJ) and Joe McNeil. The cost is $5.00 plus GST for each session. Registration is through the Comox Community Centre. Max of 8 persons per session.


Class 1 – Basic skill improvement of forehand, backhand, serve and return of serve, tips and drills and strategy
Class 2 – Basic net play, drills and strategy
Class 3 – Advanced net play drills
Class 4 – 3rd shot strategies and mid court play
Class 5 – Lobs and return of lobs, more drills for partnerships
Class 6 – Tournament tips and advanced play – special doubles strategies.

Referees Clinic – Thurs Feb 23, 2017

The Comox Community Centre is allowing us to offer a one hour clinic on Thursday February 23, 5:30 – 6:30. One only needs to show up, sign in at the desk and pay the drop in fee.

Introduction to Scoring and Refereeing in Pickleball


1) become more comfortable with the rules and regulations of the game
2) attain confidence in calling errors
3) learn how to score by physically recording the game
4) be able to apply this knowledge by scoring/refereeing games at routine play
5) ultimately become confident in scoring/refereeing NON SANCTIONED GAMES

Comox/Campbell River Fun Day

Saturday, March 11th at Comox Recreation Centre

Play Divisions:
1. Fun Group:
16 players from Campbell River
16 players from Comox Valley

Registration: 9:15-10:00 a.m.
Play: 10:00-12:30 p.m.

2. Competitive Group:
16 players from Campbell River
16 players from Comox Valley

Registration: 12:15-1:00 p.m.
Play: 1:00-3:30 p.m.

Comox players: Contact: Judy Osborne email Judy or call 250-703-0340
or Jenny Kennedy email Jenny or call 250-339-0165

Campbell River players: April Hull email April or call 250-337-2341

Deadline: Noon, February 25th
Please remember to state category of play & contact info.
*Note: If too many entries, names will be drawn. Players will be notified by March 1st

Cost: $3.25 to be paid at Comox Recreation Centre Front Desk.

Snacks will be provided.

Xmas 2016 Potluck

Here’s some photos and a video from the Xmas potluck the other night!
Click first photo to start the slideshow
Thanks to Alan Pattinson for the photos and video

Christmas Silent Auction at the Dec 20 potluck

Here are the items for the silent auction taking place at the Dec 20 potluck
Click here for the PDF

1. Oceanfront house for two nights/three days:

Three acre walk on waterfront on Denman Island. Also included one four hour private session on pickleball courts. Could hold a small tourney, picnic lunch get together, bbq, etc.

(Thank you Rod Hamilton)

Denman Island House Denman island House

2. Handcrafted quilt:

(Thank you SJ)

3. $100 Gift Certificate for Crown Isle:

(Thank you Kurt Nielsen, LandQuest Realty)

Crown Isle Gift Certificate

All items will be available to bid on during the potluck. Prizes will be assigned to the highest bidder at the conclusion of the evening.