Volunteers Needed in Halifax May 10 to 12 Goalball Nationals

CCB Blind Sports Nova Scotia is proud to be hosting the 2019 Senior Goalball National Championships, from May 10 – 12 , at Citadel High in Halifax.  We still need volunteers!

This is a rare opportunity to support your local and Canadian parasport community, while witnessing the unique competitive sport of goalball.

Please let us know if you are interested in signing up for a volunteer shift, don’t hesitate to ask questions, and feel free to share this information around. Get in touch:  blindsportsns@gmail.com

 

blue goalball on a green gym court floor

Below is the volunteer schedule.  We need goal judges, time keepers, shot recorders, etc.  Shifts are available on a first come, first serve basis.  

Shift 1A – Fri, May 10 – 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Shift 1B – Fri, May 10 – 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Shift 2 – Sat, May 11 – 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Shift 3 – Sat, May 11 – 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Shift 4 – Sat, May 11 – 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Shift 5 – Sun, May 12 – 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Shift 6 – Sun, May 12 – 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM

If you haven’t seen goalball before, here is a link to highlights from the medal games at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlztSzz6Uh8

If you would like to watch a full game, here is the finals of our 4th Annual NS Open (with commentary) in November – Nova Scotia vs. Quebec.  https://www.facebook.com/BlindSportsNS/videos/1126165574208470/

Peter Parsons                                                                                                                         Chairperson

3 Medals for Nova Scotia Goalball at Eastern Canadians!

Nova Scotia was very well represented this past weekend at the Eastern Canadians goalball competition in Brantford, ON. 

The NS Ship Recs brought home gold medals, securing first place for the third year in a row in the open rec. division! The co-ed team earned 5 wins and 1 tie.  

Young Nova Scotians also brought home hard-earned hardware! Youth teams, the Blizzards and Bluenosers captured gold and bronze respectively. 

Congratulations the athletes & coaches! We are beyond proud. Go Nova Scotia Go!

Check out the Chronicle Herald news article. 

NS ship recs, coaches, team golden guide dog Lennie NS Youth teams Blizzards & Bluenoses group photo with coaches All NS Youth & Ship Recs teams & coachesAll photos courtesy of Robyn Merrithew