Stan McCormack presentation from CNSA

CNSA LogoForwarded by Jim Corbeil –

Lindsay, Ontario, Friday May 17, 2019 – The CNSA presented a commemorative Plaque to honour Stan McCormack for his outstanding contributions to the sport of Shuffleboard. It was a special recognition award for Stan’s many years of support and dedication to Shuffleboard.

Stan has done so much for shuffleboard as a leader and organizer, as well as a tireless promoter and reporting over the years.  Now recently retired from his shuffler’s blog, Stan will be greatly missed by Canadians, Americans and the International Shuffleboard World.

M/C of this event was CNSA Past-president Gary Pipher.  Attending were ISA President and CNSA Past-president Myrna Bilton, OSA Past-president Rendall Bilton, CNSA President Jim Corbeil, OSA Tournament Director Marlene Corbeil, Barb Pipher, CNSA Past-president Max Tate, Ruth Tate, CNSA/OSA Hall-Of-Famers Lorraine and Bill Pollock, and Neil and Marylou Simpson,

Presentations to Stan (Copies attached) were made by Gary Pipher and Jim Corbeil.

A big thank you to all who attended the presentation and Adelaide Place in Lindsay for hosting.

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Coldwater Ontario Banquet reminder

We would like to remind everyone that the ever popular Coldwater CNSA tournament is fast approaching and once again ELM Catering (Larry Lalonde ) will be supplying the delicious hot meal complete with salads hot tea and coffee and a variety of deserts. The price is still the same – $20.00 !.

The dinner will take place on Tue July 23 at approximately 5:00 pm in the Clubhouse of the Curling Arena located at 9 Michael Ann Drive in Coldwater. Reservations are suggested to avoid disappointment – email President Carol Archer at  granarcher44@gmail.com  A cash bar will be available.

For more information please see the 2019 CNSA Events page and scroll down to see “Coldwater CNSA Doubles and Banquet” (also available via the main menu.)

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Doug Cowling has passed

It is with great sadness I inform you that Doug Cowling passed away April 19th. On behalf of the CNSA Membership, we send our deepest condolences to Marlene Cowling, their Children and the Cowling Family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to them all.
Doug was a very good shuffleboard player and a true gentleman. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Jim Corbeil, President CNSA
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CNSA Tournament date clarification

The dates of the CNSA tournament in Ingersoll are May 27-28 for the Amateurs, and May 28-29 for the Open. We apologize for any confusion resulting from the text of the previous post on this subject, now corrected to agree with the same PDF sent by Jim Corbeil, as attached.

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CNSA Tournament information.

Jim Corbeil sends us the poster for the CNSA Tournament to be held in Ingersoll Ontario, Amateur May 27-28, Open May 28-29.

CNSA Ingersoll PDF.pdf

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Corbeil Lauds McCormack

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Stan McCormack

When I first heard about Stan McCormack retiring from his Shufflers Blog, I contacted him and told him it was a sad time for Shuffleboard. I know we all have to step back as we age and let the younger generation take over. But to see Stan passing on the reins is quite a shock, not only to me but to all the Shuffleboard world.

Stan reported every aspect of shuffleboard from the smallest mingle single tournament to the ISA world Championship. If a new community or Club started a shuffleboard program he would report on it . Not only would he report the new program but he would send the as much information as possible to the persons in charge so they could get their program off on the right foot. Stan worked to all hours getting out information on the happenings around the shuffleboard world.
A few years ago a very close friend of Stans, Max Tate, told me Stan McCormack has done more for shuffleboard than anyone in the sports industry. No truer words were ever spoken.
Many people in the shuffleboard world have no idea that Stan is a very accomplished shuffleboard player. I know I do, he and his good friend Max, put Glen Peltier and myself into second place at a CNSA national tournament in Woodstock.
Stan you will be missed but not forgotten.
Good luck to you my friend in your new adventure.
Jim Corbeil, President Canadian National Shuffleboard Association.
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To Stan McCormack ~ “THANK YOU”

We publish Bob Lockwood’s note to Stan as I feel it says what I and perhaps many others feel.Bill Boyes

Used with permission —- Forwarded message

On Sun, Mar 31, 2019 at 11:24 PM Bob Lockwood wrote:

It is a simple ‘Thank You’ that I give for all you have done to promote shuffling worldwide.

You made me feel that each of our entries posted was the most important entry in the shuffling world.

I’m not surprised to hear that to maintain the meaningful website it will require three younger people’s energy to replicate it – in saying ‘so long’ to you we wish the next generation well in maintaining an information source that was second to none!

Seventeen years is a wonderful contribution Stan – I hope you continue to enjoy and find time to play the wonderful game you promoted through your years!

Stay out of the Kitchen!

Bob Lockwood
Saskatchewan Director
CNSA Board of Directors

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Stan Retires

An unequalled force in promoting shuffleboard is retiring! The following was copied from Stan McCormack’s “theshuffler” website. We wish him well and thank him for his tremendous and unequalled contribution to the sport we love.

“Stan Leaves; Kerry, Erik, and Josh Take Over!

Effective tonight at midnight, http://theshuffler.net will be maintained/operated/managed by 3 YOUNG FLORIDIAN SHUFFLERS!!!
If you have a Story, an Article, Results of any kind, please DO NOT send to Stan. PLEASE SEND ALL SHUFFLEBOARD INFORMATION, that is every State in the USA; Canada; Japan; Australia; Brazil; Norway; England and Continental Europe TO shufflernews@gmail.com
One of the first things the “3 YOUNG FLORIDIAN SHUFFLERS will do, is introduce themselves. I know you will share my view that they will do a FINE JOB in promoting the sport we all LOVE SO MUCH!!
I have enjoyed bringing Shuffleboard information to you for the past 17 Years. It is time I moved on and let others take the helm.
Stan McCormack. 2019 03 31.

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Updated HOF Procedures in PDF Format

Please not the new HOF Procedures are now in PDF format so folks that were having trouble opening the DOCX version. The attachment at the bottom of this post is the HOF Procedures.

As always, CNSA Documents can be found via the menu. Rest your cursor on  “About the CNSA”, then click on “Documents” as pictured. at right.  CNSA How to Get Docs

 

HOF PROCEDURES 2018-05-21

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Change of Date for CNSA tournament

The Coldwater shuffleboard club have asked to change the date of their CNSA Tournament from July 30 – Aug 1 to July 23-25th 2019. They were going to host the IP  and had to move the tournament forward, but now the IP is in Ingersoll they would like to move it back to the earlier date. This will keep a two week span between Coldwater and Blenheim. This should work out better for both tournaments.
Thank you
Jim Corbeil President CNSA
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