Atlantic Championships 2011

The Atlantic Championships 2011 will be held at the Athena Beach Hotel in Pafos Cyprus from October 17-30.  Team Canada has selected the following team to participate in this tier 1 event; Pat Bird, Steve Santana, Steve McKerihen, Alex Scott and Gerorge Whitelaw along with Ladies; Shannon Battles, Mary Ann Beath, Kylah Dittmar, Jean Roney and Erin Roth.  The Championships will offer the ideal opportunity for those countries who have qualified for the World Championships in 2012, to compete  at the highest level against ,the following countries who are eligible to participate ; Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Cyprus, England, Guernsey, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Namibia, Netherlands, Portugal, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, United States and Wales.

The format of the event is as played at the World Championships, both men’s and women’s teams each consist of 5 players.  These 5 players will split up to play Singles or Fours,  then pairs or triples and all disciplines are played in traditional format.   Good luck to all competitors and to see the incredible venue click the followin link:          http://www.athena-cbh.com/home.php

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