CROKINOLE TOURNAMENT Participants from across Canada and Washington State were in Summerland for the Crokinole Championship in late April. This is the first time the event has been held in Summerland. (Photo submitted)

Summerland hosts Crokinole Championship

Event drew participants from across Canada

The 2019 Crokinole Championship was held in Summerland for the first time at the end of April.

This was the 10th year of the event and this year 40 people came out to participate. People travelled to this event from as far as Ontario, Washington State, Fernie and the local area from Kamloops to Oliver.

READ ALSO: Crokinole players compete

In the Competitive League, Summerland residents Jordan and Ed Ripley placed fourth and Michael Hughes another Summerland resident, took second place with his partner Alec Taciuk.

In the Recreation League, Irene Batulan and Renato Domingo took fourth place.

“We look forward to growing this event in Summerland next year, approximately in April, so we can attract new players to our wonderful town,” said Lara Hughes, the main organizer of the tournament.

To report a typo, email:

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Alberta vehicles allegedly damaged in Summerland

Lug nuts loosened, windows smashed in several instances in Okanagan community

Town of Osoyoos battling sewer odour issues

The town is apologizing for the odour emitted from its sewage treatment plant

Petition calls for traffic light at intersection of Highway 97 and Skaha Lake Road

The area frequently sees collisions in the summer according to petition

VIDEO: Crews in Summerland film Christmas parade in July

Filming, on July 31, took place during the hottest days of 2020

UPDATE: Solco Creek fire east of Okanagan Falls now classified as held

13.8 hectare was classified as out of control until Aug. 3

B.C. records 146 new COVID-19 cases through long weekend

More that 28 people tested positive for the virus each day since Friday

Canucks tame Minnesota Wild 4-3 to even NHL qualifying series

J.T. Miller leads Vancouver with goal and an assist

COVID-19 vaccine efforts provide hope but no silver bullet to stop pandemic: Tam

There are more than two dozen vaccines for COVID-19 in clinical trials around the world

Passengers escape unharmed from destructive houseboat fire in Shuswap

Cause of blaze on Mara Lake under investigation, flames erupt at 2 a.m. Aug. 4

Interior Health reports nine new cases of COVID-19, 149 linked to Kelowna

Nine new cases were reported in the Interior Health region over the long weekend’s four reporting periods

Former Kelowna resident makes fundraising goal for cancer fertility treatments

Rebecca Hamilton recieved a boost in a battle against cancer - $25,000 for post chemo treatments

Study shines light on what makes LGBTQ+ youth feel safe in a community

The study goes beyond looking at school or family supports

Alberta to require masks at schools this fall, but still no mandate in B.C.

B.C. students are also set to return to classrooms in September

UPDATE: Water bombers attack wildfire north of Sicamous above Shuswap Lake

Wildfire BC reports fire is still classified out of control, 25 personnel on ground

Most Read