Monday, 14 January 2013

Canada Summer Games Tryouts Approaching

Hannah Blatt was part of the silver metal winning
Team Toba at the 2011 Western Canada Summer
Games held in Kamloops, BC.

» CSG Selection Tournament Draws

Tennis Manitoba will be holding a Canada Summer Games Selection Tournament for those competitive junior tennis players wishing to tryout for the 2013 Canada Summer Games training squad. The tournament will take place at Taylor Tennis on January 25th and 26th, and is open to all players wishing to complete for a spot on the 16 player practice team.

The competition will be based on singles match play among players in one of four categories, which are boys or girls in the under 18 years of age, or under 16 years of age groups.

The entry fee is $40 per player. Registration deadline is Sunday, January 20th at 10 pm. Please contact the Tennis Manitoba office for additional information.

» Online registration link
» Contact Tennis Manitoba details

About the Canada Summer Games
The Canada Games are the country’s largest domestic multisport event and are the pinnacle of inter‑provincial/territorial sport competition.  The Games are held at two-year intervals, alternating between winter and summer. Participants from 13 provinces and territories join together to share the spirit of competition, demonstrate sporting excellence, and celebrate cultural diversity.

The Sherbrooke 2013 Canada Summer Games will be held in Sherbrooke, Quebec from August 2 to 17, marking the first time that Sherbrooke will host the Canada Games, as well as the first time that the Canada Summer Games will be held in the province of Quebec.

During the two-week period, over 4200 participants ranging in age from 15 to 23 will compete in 17 sports for the right to claim the Canada Games Flag for their province. Approximately 220 Paralympic and Special Olympic athletes under 30 years of age will also participate in the Games in three and two sports, respectively. The Games will provide national competitive opportunities for athletes to excel and achieve excellence in their sports.There will also be participants of the Women In Coaching Program and the Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Program attending the Games. » More games details