The 2018 Vogue Optical 55+ Winter Games officially opened this morning when Stratford Mayor David Dunphy and Minister of Health & Wellness raised the flag at Stratford Town Hall. Good luck to all of this year’s participants.
A big thank-you to Vogue Optical and the Department of Health & Wellness for their continued support of this event and to the Town of Stratford for hosting!
Day 1 Results:
Clarke 7 defeated Fisher 1
Craswell 8 defeated Ebbett 0
Clarke 8 defeated Durant 0
Bishop 7 defeated Chowan 4
Durant 5 defeated Bishop 2
Clarke 4 defeated Craswell 2
Chowan 10 defeated Ebbett 4
Ebbett 5 defeated Durant 3
Bishop 6 defeated Fisher 4
MacDonald 4 defeated Hope 3
McNeil 8 defeated Gaudin 2
Davis 4 defeated Dunsford 3
McNeil 6 defeated Dunsford 3
Matheson 6 defeated MacDonald 5
Hope 7 defeated Gaudin 1
Matheson 6 defeated Gaudin 3
Hope 9 defeated Davis 4
MacDonald 5 tied Dunsford 5
60+ Men’s Division
Summerside (60+) 1 v Charlottetown (65+) 1
Summerside (60+) 4 v Summerside (65+) 0
70+ Men’s Division
Kings County 1 v Charlottetown 5
55+ Women’s Division
West Prince 4 v East Wind 0
East Wind 3 v West Prince 3
GOLD- West Prince
SILVER- East Wind
55+ Men’s Division
Charlottetown 6 v Summerside 3
The curling schedule for both the Men’s and the Mixed/Women’s Division are now available here. Please note that all games will be 6 ends.
2018 final draw schedule
2018 Curling Rules
All draws will take place at the Charlottetown Curling Club.
Alberton recently hosted the Vogue Optical 55+ West Prince Regional Games.
Congratulations to all the medalists:
Stick Curling: GOLD Winston Keough & Harvey Holm, SILVER Walter Callaghan & Bernadette Foley, BRONZE Victor Hogan & Dianne Hogan
2km Walking: GOLD Linda Arsenault, SILVER Freda Hardy, BRONZE Eileen Bernard
5km Walking: GOLD Donna Rochford
Cribbage: GOLD Fred Richard & Wilsey Thibedeau, SILVER Anita Arsenault & Alice Mokler, BRONZE Julia Doucette & Sylvia Doucette
Bowling, Women’s: GOLD Jean Buote
Bowling Men’s: GOLD Nelson Gaudet, SILVER Cletus Keough, BRONZE Gerard Chaisson
Monday, February 26
9:15am 65+ Men’s Summerside (60+) v Charlottetown (65+)
10:30am 70+ Men’s Kings County v Charlottetown
1:00pm 65+ Men’s Summerside (60+) v Summerside (65+)
7:10pm 55+ Women’s West Prince v East Wind
8:25pm 55+ Men’s Charlottetown v Summerside
9:40pm 55+ Women’s East Wind v West Prince
Tuesday, February 27
9:15am 70+ Men’s Summerside v Kings County
10:30am 65+ Men’s Charlottetown v Summerside
7:10pm 55+ Men’s Summerside v Charlottetown
Wednesday, February 27
10:30am 70+ Men’s Charlottetown v Summerside
12:00pm 65+ Men’s Summerside v Charlottetown
The deadline to register for the 2018 Vogue Optical PEI 55+ Winter Games is fast approaching. All participants must register by February 15th. Registration Form 2018 Winter Games.
The event is being hosted by the Town of Stratford from February 26th to March 3rd, 2018.
The PEI 55+ Games Society is piloting a transportation service during the Games. The service will run from Eastern Kings to Stratford and West Prince to Stratford on Thursday and Friday of the event. There is limited seating and will operate on a first come first served basis. Anyone interested in using the service should contact the 55+ Games office for details on pick-up times and locations. E-mail vvuillemot @ sportpei.pe.ca or call 902-368-6570.
This pilot service is supported through a grant from the Rotary Club of Charlottetown.
“We’re really hoping to target those seniors who want to participate in our event but haven’t in the past because they couldn’t get there,” says PEI 55+ Games Society president Dhuey Pratt.
Events this winter include: men’s & women’s hockey, curling, stick curling, darts, crokinole, auction 45, duplicate & contract bridge, bowling, cribbage, 8 ball pool, scrabble, pickleball, and snowshoeing. A celebration luncheon will also be held on Friday, March 1 at 1pm.
A special treat for early bird registrants.
The Island Storm Basketball team wants to wish the competitors well before the games, so they are generously offering free tickets to the Island Storm’s next home game on Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Eastlink Center in Charlottetown.
If you are interested in a ticket, please respond by FEBRUARY 13TH so we can get an idea of who and of the numbers interested in attending. E-mail email@example.com or call 902-569-6922
Another great 55+ event is happening this winter- The Town of Alberton is hosting the Vogue Optical West Prince Regional 55+ Games on Monday, January 29th.
This one day event will feature bowling, bridge, cribbage, walking, curling, hockey, washer toss, rook, snowshoeing, and ice fishing (ice conditions permitting).
To register, fill out these two forms:
Regional 55 registration
55 Plus Games Registration form
The deadline to register is January 26th. Forms can be dropped off at the Alberton Town Office.
A storm date of February 2nd has been booked, just in case.
In addition to this event the Vogue Optical Eastern Kings Regional 55+ Games are taking place in Souris starting on January 24th and the Vogue Optical 2018 PEI 55+ Winter Games will be in Stratford from February 26-March 3. For more information: https://pei55plusgamessociety.ca/2018-winter-games-stratford/