Dalhousie Hosts 2019 CCAA Championships
March 5, 2019
2019 CCAA Championships to be held at Dalhousie University from March 7th - 10th 2019
The top college badminton players in the country are set to converge on Bible Hill to battle for national supremacy.
The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Badminton Championships are being hosted by Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Mar. 6 to 9 and the convenor of the event, Jordan Richey, can't wait to get started.
"Dalhousie AC has a tremendous reputation for hosting championships," Richey said. "So it should be a great event."
Action gets underway Thursday, Mar. 7 at 10:30 a.m. with matches running all day at Langille Athletic Centre until 7:30 p.m. Preliminary play wraps up Friday with semifinal matchups at 5 p.m. Medal and consolation rounds are slated for Saturday at 10 a.m. before the medal presentations and closing ceremonies at 5 p.m
Before play kicks of, the CCAA awards banquet was held where The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association announced the 2019 CCAA Badminton All-Canadians
Here are the 2019 Badminton All-Canadians:
Concordia Thunder – Takeisha Wang, Desmond Wang
UTM Eagles – Rachel Wong
Humber Hawks - Ramnish Kumar
UKC Blue Devils – Sam Lawther, Sam White
"There will be some elite players in attendance," Richey said.
"This will be the highest level of competition any of our athletes have ever had," he said. "Watching some events, meeting new people and competing against the best players is a success. Focusing on each match and playing to our absolute best is the goal."
For more event info visit: http://www.ccaa.ca/sports/bmt/championship/index
Full Draw/Track results: https://www.badminton.ca/sport/matches.aspx?id=8181D586-5D93-4E01-A200-886175074DFA
Watch live: http://player.communitylive.ca/Player/Player/237
Photo’s of the event: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ccaasportsacsc/sets/72157702865022292
Rodney Wilson - Canadian College Athletic Association