We’re sorry for the delay, but here are the results from day one of the 3rd NS Open Goalball Tournament:
Nova Scotia beat Ontario 11 to 2
Quebec against Atlantic Ship Recs 12-2
Turnstone won over Crown 9 to 7
Watch all the action on the live stream!
Friday, November 17th
6:00 – Nova Scotia vs. Ontario
6:55 – Quebec vs. Atlantic
7:50 – Crown vs. Turnstone
Saturday, November 18th
8:00 – Ontario vs. Quebec
8:55 – Turnstone vs. Nova Scotia
9:50 – Atlantic vs. Crown
10:45 – Nova Scotia vs. Quebec
11:40 – Turnstone vs. Atlantic
12:35 – Ontario vs. Crown
1:30 – Exhibition – Nova Scotia Youth
2:25 – Atlantic vs. Nova Scotia
3:20 – Crown vs. Quebec
4:15 – Ontario vs. Turnstone
5:10 – Crown vs. Nova Scotia
6:05 – Atlantic vs. Ontario
7:00 – Turnstone vs. Quebec
Sunday, November 19th
8:00 – Semi-finals – 1 vs. 4
9:00 – Semi-finals – 2 vs. 3
10:00 – 5 vs. 6
11:00 – Exhibition – NS Jr. & Sr. Women
12:00 – Bronze Medal Game
1:00 – Gold Medal Game
2:00 – Medal Ceremony
Big thank you to our sponsors & supporters – this event would not be possible without you!
Check out this video below and get even more pumped for action this weekend! A story from last year’s NS Open Goalball Tournament, about young goalball player Nick Gentlemen. He’ll be one of many local, national, and international athletes competing this weekend.
There’s still time to volunteer for our third annual NS Open Goalball Tournament – The only parasport event of its kind in Atlantic Canada!
We need goal judges, shot recorders, time keepers etc. No previous experience is required as we will provide training.
If you are able to sign up for more than one shift, it would be greatly appreciated. See shift schedule below.
Shift 1 – Fri, Nov 17 – 5:30 PM to 8:40 PM
Shift 2 – Sat, Nov 18 – 7:30 AM to 11:35 AM
Shift 3 – Sat, Nov 18 – 11:10 AM to 3:15 PM
Shift 4 – Sat, Nov 18 – 2:50 PM to 7:50 PM
Shift 6 – Sun, Nov 19 – 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Shift 7 – Sun, Nov 19 – 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM
If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information, please email Peter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are also looking for people who could help with driving athletes to and from the tournament venue to the tournament hotel (Atlantica) at the beginning and the end of each day.
We are also looking for people to help serve food to athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers.
Thank you for your consideration,
Peter Parsons, Chairperson
CCB Blind Sports NS
The only event of its kind in Atlantic Canada! Witness athletes from Nova Scotia, Canada, and the U.S. go for gold at this elite parasport event! Proudly hosted by Blind Sports Nova Scotia and community sponsors.
APSEA Auxiliary Fall Fair is back this year and they are still accepting donations from fantastic people, like you!
This event is also a great way to get your holiday shopping started early!
Funds raised support of Children and Youth Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deafblind, Blind or Visually Impaired and takes place Saturday, November 4th, from 1 to 3 pm at APSEA 5940 South St, Halifax
Donations can be dropped off at the school. The second, taller, building. Security will greet you. Can’t get your donation the school? Questions? Email: email@example.com.
Donations can include:
Gently used household items, such as dishes, No Electronics
Quality linens, drapes, bedding etc.
Toys, no stuffed toys
Gently used clothes, shoes, handbags etc
Holiday and Christmas Items, this is one of our biggest sellers!!
Silent Auction prizes, such as gift baskets
We’re pretty psyched about a few upcoming running events!! the Navy 10K in Halifax, Maritime Race Weekend in beautiful Eastern Passage, and one of our members is even training for her first half-marathon in Ottawa.
If you have vision loss and are interested in running, we’d love to hear from you, and so would our amazing Guide Bunny friends!
Check out the Guide Bunny website to learn more about how they help make running & racing accessible for those of us with vision loss.
Hope your summer is going well. We are now open to accepting registration for the first year of the Nova Scotia Blind Hockey. Our ice will be at the Shearwater Rink, Dartmouth and it will be Sunday evenings from 7:30 to 8:30 PM.
We have attached the 2017-18 season Registration Forms. Our season will start on September 10th this year and will go to March 25, 2018 for a total of 27 on ice sessions.
Registration will have two parts this year, one of insurance through Hockey Nova Scotia (see attached form) and the second part the registration of the athletes for Nova Scotia Blind Hockey through the attached form. We are hoping for free insurance from HNS for our start-up year and it will be confirmed later. The other option it would cost $25.00 per for insurance.
The second portion of registration involves filling out the attached form. Our Nova Scotia Blind Hockey registration fee will be $200.00 for this season.
Steve Coates as administrator will accept these registration forms and payment in the form of a cheque (Payable to Nova Scotia Blind Hockey ).
You may mail the completed forms with a cheque to the below address: Nova Scotia Blind Hockey C/O Steve Coates 43 Dorothea Drive Dartmouth, NS, B2W 5X4
Alternatively we can meet some place if that is the preference.
Thanks for your interest and we all look forward to the start of the program.
Any questions or concerns can be directed to either Ian Readey or Steve Coates.
Ian Readey President – Nova Scotia Blind Hockey 902-414-9205
Steve Coates Administrator – Nova Scotia Blind Hockey 902-471-9178
Blind Sports Nova Scotia’s recreational Tandem Bike Club is hosting a try-it day and we’d love you to join us!
Do you or does someone you know have vision loss and an interest in tandem biking? Are you a cycling enthusiast and want to make biking accessible for people with vision loss in your community while having a lot of fun?