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1. Steve Kristjansson 1.Becky Arndt

Steve, Judy winners at North Battleford

Results are in from the Fall Harvest shoot held at North Battleford November 4.

Judy Cleaveley defeated youth star Rianna December in the women's final. They're pictured left.

Steve Kristjansson beat local player Noel Aucoin in the men's final and that puts Steve on top of the men's rankings. That's Noel and Steve on the right.

Steve and Rianna went on to win mixed doubles.

You can see full results here. Thanks to Elaine Walker for the photos. 

Riders pool winners announced

It's time to hand out some prizes in the 2017 Riders Football Pool. Lucky winners have collected over $1,000 so far and still many more have yet to be decided. You can see results and a list of the winners here. There's a link at the top of this page as well.   (Note to zones: please send ticket stubs to Bonnie a.s.a.p!)

It's not too late to get in on the action. Twenty dollars gets you a draw in every game of the season, and the tickets will be back-paid to the start of the season. Zones all have tickets for sale.  You don't have to check your scores - winners will be paid out automatically by cheque. Good luck to all our players, and Go Riders!

Results from Sask Open


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Five events were held October 21-22 in Regina. Men's champ and repeating his win from 2016 is Steve Kristjansson of Saskatoon. Steve defeated Eric Matheson, also Saskatoon, in the final.

Women's winner is provincial champion Georgina Ratt of Stanley Mission, who beat Joan Hodgen of Midale. Georgina also took the women's doubles title with her partner Melanie Thomas of Chitek Lake. Over in men's doubles it was Karsten Larsen of Saskatoon and partner James Dennis of Regina in top spot.

In the Friday mixed doubles event, Reginans Bonnie Lapierre and James Dennis defeated Georgina Ratt and Steve Kristjansson in the final. Way to go!

Organizer Bonnie Lapierre says there are pictures from the weekend on the SDA Facebook page. You can see full results here.

Four of the best at AGM

Four Team Saskatchewan stars took all the marbles at the 2017 AGM tournament in North Battleford.

Steve Kristjansson defeated Jason Skinner in the men's final and then partnered with him to win the doubles event. They're pictured below right.

In women's play, Bonnie Lapierre and Elaine Walker (far right) took first in doubles, then they both made the women's singles final. Bonnie repeated her win from 2016, when the same pair also won the doubles. You can see full results here. Rankings are up to date.

Order restored

September 9, 2017: At the Annual General Meeting, it was announced officially that the 2019 Nationals will be held in Saskatoon! Congratulations to that city, who will welcome the nation's darts teams in June of that year. Now the hard work of the executive and Saskatoon zone begins. President Elaine Walker asked for volunteers to help out with the big event.

During the meeting, 42 members heard reports from executive officers. Georgina Ratt was recognized in her absence for her achievement in making the World Cup team. Later a discussion was held, yet again, on that old chestnut the format for Provincial Championships.

The association asked for bids from zones to host the 2018 Youth Provincials, which are usually held the third week of February.

The SDA thanks North Battleford zone and the Legion for hosting this event.

Georgina in Japan for World Cup 

2017 provincial champion Georgina Ratt of Stanley Mission won a spot on the NDFC Canadian World Cup team and played in Japan at the World Cup. Congratulations to her!

Team Canada's Manager Elaine Walker and SDA Past President Laurie Kitzul travelled with Georgina.

Georgina is pictured right after hitting the winning double at qualifiers. Team members are Patricia Farrell (NL), Kim Bellay-Rousselle (BC), Diane Gobiel (QC), Jeff Smith (NB), Kiley Edmunds (NS), Terry Forgere (NB) and Nick Smith (NS).

Full results from NDFC Nationals are posted at the NDFC web site.

Team Sask picture from Saint John

Official photo from NDFC Adult Nationals June 12. Back row L-R: Chester Sakebow, Myles Charles, Curt Gamble, Jim Dennis, Karsten Larsen, Ashtin Bear, Steve Kristjansson, Jason Skinner. Front row: Bev Roth (SDA), Randi Friess, Elaine Walker, Stacey Stephanson, Georgina Ratt, Aspen Hall, Gloria Morrison, Carol Shepherd, Becky Arndt.

Provincial Championships 2017

Ashtin Bear of Prince Albert and Georgina Ratt of Stanley Mission are your 2017 Provincial Champions! Congratulations to them both!

Provincials were held in Regina April 7-9. In the men's event, Ashtin Bear repeated his win from last year. Having finished second on Day 1 to Jason Skinner of Battleford, Ashtin made sure of his title by dominating the field completely for the final two days. He defeated Jason in the final on day two and eventual runner-up Steve Kristjansson of Saskatoon in the Day 3 final.

Men's winners 2017: L-R John Brann, Myles Charles, Chester Sakebow, Curt Gamble, Jim Dennis, Karsten Larsen, Jason Skinner, Steve Kristjansson, Ashtin Bear

Women's champ Georgina Ratt was equally impressive, winning two of three finals. Days 1 and 2 she split 1-1 with runner-up Cathy Kerrigan of Saskatoon and then defeated Becky Arndt of Regina in the Day 3 final.

Women's winners 2017: L-R Randi Friess, Stacey Stephanson, Elaine Walker, Gloria Morrison, Carol Shepherd, Becky Arndt, Aspen Hall, Cathy Kerrigan, Georgina Ratt.

A total of 40 men and 19 women competed for the Provincial trophies this year.

The team has lots of experience, and the rookie is Gloria Morrison. Here are the winners from Provincial Championships:

1. Ashtin Bear Prince Albert 1. Georgina Ratt Stanley Mission
2. Steve Kristjansson Saskatoon 2. Cathy Kerrigan Saskatoon
3. Jason Skinner Battleford 3. Aspen Hall Mortlach
4. Karsten Larsen Saskatoon 4. Becky Arndt Regina
5. Jim Dennis Regina 5. Carol Shepherd Moose Jaw
6. Curt Gamble Moose Jaw 6. Gloria Morrison Rosetown
7. Myles Charles Stanley Mission 7. Elaine Walker Saskatoon
8. Chester Sakebow Chitek Lake 8. Stacey Stephanson Saskaoon
Alt. John Brann Regina Alt. Randi Friess Nipawin

You can see the full results here Men Women

Steady as she goes

In SDA elections, Elaine Walker was elected unopposed to her position as President for another two years. Judy Cleaveley remains as Secretary and Brian Humphreys as 2nd Vice-president, both for two-year terms, also by acclamation. Congratulations to them all!

Main Event sees biggest turnout in 15 years

The province's biggest tournament just gets more popular every year. The Saskatoon shoot, held March 31-April 2, drew 71 men and 32 women players, which is the highest figure at any Saskatchewan darts tournament since 2002 (Main Event).

Some of the NDFC's top stars came out for the BDO-ranked men's and women's singles events.

Canada's number-two-ranked Dave Cameron of Nova Scotia took the $1,000 first prize in men's, while number-seven-ranked Kim Bellay-Rousselle of BC collected a cool $500 for her win in women's.

Dave and runner-up Shaun Burt of Alberta are pictured left. That's Kim and fellow finalist Crystal Chiasson, also Alberta, to the right. 

The top Saskatchewan finishers were Steve Kristjansson of Saskatoon, joint third in men's, and Cathy Kerrigan, also Saskatoon, who partnered with Bellay-Rousselle to win women's doubles. Cathy and Kim are seen on the left.

Men's doubles went to Burt and his partner, fellow Albertan Paul Chaytor. In the mixed event, Cameron teamed up with Anna Fagan of New Brunswick to take first place.

Blind draw was won by Cameron and Saskatoon youth player Rianna December, pictured right. 

Lots of local players as well as some new faces from around the province showed up to make it a great event. A total of $9,580 in prize money was paid out, topping last year's total. Thanks go to SUDO organizers Elaine Walker and her team of volunteers for a smooth operation. See the full results 

Tournament Notes

 The Lloydminster zone has announced the 2017 Darts on the Border tournament for November 24 and 25.

Did you know? The 2018 NDFC Nationals will be held in Drummondville, Quebec.

The 2019 Nationals are in Saskatoon! Be there!

Stay tuned for up-to-the-minute news of any announcements or changes to tourney dates.

 Maximum Exposure

This is the tally of all maximum 180s and 171s recorded by SDA players at tournaments this season.

Congratulations to our top maximum hitters for 2016-17, Jason Skinner and Bonnie Lapierre. The total number of maximums last season was 256.

Well done to everyone who hit a 180 for the first time in competition - the first of many!

8 Steve Kristjansson   Cynthia Crowe
8 Jason Skinner   Bonnie Lapierre
6 Ashtin Bear   Georgina Ratt
4 James Dennis    
4 Eric Matheson    
3 Karsten Larsen    
3 Austin Morrison    
3 Greg Vass    
2 Brad December    
2 Rick Hanson    
  Scott Ashton    
Noel Aucoin
  Curt Gamble    
  Tom Perkin    
  Grant Sawa    
  Sean Shea    
  Marcus Stephanson    
  Rod Swenson    
  Steve Trask    

Records on this site date back to the 2000-1 season. If you have earlier records and archives in your possession, please contact the SDA

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