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Youth Darts 2018 is on. Interested youths and parents are invited to attend
the Youth Darts League. Please contact Dave Brennan at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. The 2018 Youth Provincials will be held February 10, 2018 in Brandon.
February 23, 24
Winterpeg Challenge posterMarch 23
Blind Draw Tournament posterMarch 24, 25
2018 Adult Provincials March 25, 10:00 am
MDAI Annual General Meeting
This year's Provincials will be held at the Brooklands Weston Legion, 1613
Logan Ave, Winnipeg on March 24, 25, 2018.
Players fee for this year's Provincials will be $50 (payable through your
zone) and will be due on or before February 28, 2018.
Dress code will be in effect: dress pants or skirt, and collared shirt.
Registration: Saturday, March 24, 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Play Starts: 9:00 a.m.
Lunch: 12 noon to 12:30.
We will be playing on Saturday until we are done all round robin play.
Knock Out will be played on Sunday after the MDAI Annual General Meeting.
The Nationals are from June 12 to June 15, 2018. You are required to be
there for the team meeting on June 11. Pre-tournament is from June 9 -
11. Canadian Open is on June 15 - 16.
We will be staying and playing in the Host Hotel Best Western & Hotel
Universal, 915 Rue Hains, Drummondville, Quebec. Hotel Rooms are $115.99
plus taxes = $138.02 per room per night. The cost of the banquet will be
$40.00 per person. Transportation will be $10.00 per person return trip.
This years players fee will be approximately $600 and you book your own
Player's fee includes the cost of banquet ticket, transportation to and
from airport only, team shirt, registration fee, and 4 nights hotel stay
(Mon - Thurs).
For the 16 players that will be making Team Manitoba your Team meeting will
be held on Monday, April 2nd at 6pm at Brooklands Weston Legion, at the
meeting you will be signing contract, ordering your team shirts and
Nationals info will be given.
You will be required to bring your non-refundable commitment fee of $150 to
this meeting. If you do not have your commitment fee at this meeting you
will no longer be on the team and we will go to the next alternate in
line. There will be no extensions.
TOP MANITOBA MEN
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TOP MANITOBA LADIES
up to Memorial
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World Dart Record Set by Manitoba Player Cory Tkach
According to the Guinness Book of World Records the world record for bulls scored by one player in one minute is 7. Rory Orvis managed to throw a total of 16 bulls in one minute at the 2012 Manitoba Open. However, in July 2012, a British dart player broke the record by throwing 21 bulls in one minute. Then Cory Tkach broke that record at the 2012 Lac du Bonnet Open by throwing 23 bulls in one minute!! It's an impressive record that will probably stand for a while.
World Dart Record By Two Manitoba Players Most Bullseyes by Two Dart Players in Two Minutes
According to the 2006 Guinness Book of World Records the world record for bulls scored by two players in two minutes is 21. Stan Milosevic and Larry Caruk (both MDAI members), in 2010, managed to break the record by throwing 22 bulls in two minutes. Then at the 2011 Winnipeg Open Rory Orvis and Edward Kapaw-an (both MDAI members) broke the record by throwing 25 bulls. Then a few days later two darts players from Hull, Quebec - Christopher Case and Nick Raizenne - smashed the record with 38 bulls. That record stood for a couple of months until Edward and Rory, at the 2012 Memorial, did it again and reclaimed the record with an astonishing 40 bullseyes. But the two Quebec players came back in May 2012 with a record of 41 bullseyes. Then, just a couple of weeks later Cory Tkach and Rory Orvis broke the record again with an astonishing 43 bulls. See the video below.
The M.D.A.I. is always trying to improve and grow the sport of darts in Manitoba. The best way we can do this is with input from the members. We all have ideas about what we would like to see happening with our tournaments, the zones, youth darts, provincials, rankings, the web site, etc. If you'll just take a moment to send us your ideas in the box below it will go a long way in helping us make the Association something everyone will proud to be part of. You don't have to let us know who you are if you don't want to and your ideas will be brought up at the next board meeting and discussed. If you would like an immediate answer to your question or feedback on your idea please provide us an email address for we can get back to you. While you can always make your voice heard by talking to us at the tournaments, the leagues, or a phone call this is a way to let us know what you're thinking right now. So take a moment and let us know your thoughts about darts in Manitoba.