The Phil Allard Memorial Doubles Tournament
Hosted by Margie Koehler and Ian Clara along with
Prairie Badminton and Victor
Monday February 17th
Louis Riel Day
Unit2 275 De Baets St.
Wednesday February 12, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Mens Doubles, Ladies Doubles, Mixed Doubles
Tournament Format: ABCD Drop down
Entry payment can be sent by etransfer to Margie at [email protected] with the password badminton
When entering please include your partner's names, t-shirt size and a contact phone number.
Included in Tournament:
T-shirt, feather shuttles, 3 matches per event, prizes for winners and runner-ups
Matches start at 9:00 am Monday February 17th
For more information please contact:
Margie at: [email protected] (204-955-4325) or
Ian at: [email protected] (204-330-5355)
Check out our Facebook page for the latest information: facebook.com/groups/798538606956627/
The tournament is open to all ages and skill levels.
Hope to see everyone out to this super fun event in our city's amazing new badminton facility!
About the Tournament:
Phil Allard began his badminton career many years ago, where he quickly became one of the best players in the Province.
Phil ended his last year as a Junior in 1993 with a Triple Crown win at the Manitoba Junior Open.
He continued to play as a Senior competitor, before moving on to become one of the top National players, pairing up with partners the likes of Olympian Anna Rice.
Phil also contributed off the court chairing the committee for Junior Nationals held in Winnipeg in 1994 and more recently as Treasurer for Badminton Alberta.
In addition to playing badminton Phil was a force to be reckoned with on the tennis and squash courts and anything else he set his mind to try.
Always the competitive type - he was also the most modest, and always had a smile for everyone.
Phil was killed in 2008 along with friends and colleagues, in a plane crash in Alberta.
He will be fondly remembered for his great love of laughter and life.
May 13th, 1974 – March 28th, 2008