Hello 2014 ODBA Junior District Championships Participants!
I would like say thank to all of you for participating in this Junior District Championships which has 157 players with 236 entries. It was great to see so many enthusiastic players together with parents, relatives, and friends at RA center over the three days weekend May 9-11, 2014.
A big congratulations to this year champions and medal winners which are listed in table below
| ||Boys Singles||Girls Singles||Boys Doubles||Girls Doubles||Mixed Doubles|
|U10||A-1st||Sean Beaudoin||Dulika Gamage||No event||No event||No event|
|A-2nd||Jason Huang||Daisy Sheng|
|B-1st||Hasith De Alwis||(A-3rd)Khwaish Sharma|
|U12||A-1st||Victor Lai||Tharindi Nadugala||Victor Lai & Tony Yang||Dulika Gamage & Daisy Sheng||Victor Lai & Daisy Sheng|
|A-2nd||Tony Yang||Quynh-Ni Tran-Au||Andy Bai & Ethan Wu||Tharinidi Nadugala & Quynh-Ni Tran-Aa||Ethan Wu & Tharindi Nadugala|
|A-3rd||(B-1st)Geoffrey Jj Loo||Ada Dam||William Fang & Geoffrey Jj Loo||Ada Dam & Kavidhi Anjalee Ekanayake||Tony Yang & Ada Dam|
|U14||A-1st||Brandon Watkins||Sherry Wu||Keith Lam & Christopher Yj Loo||Jenny Lei & Sherry Wu||Keith Lam & Sherry Wu|
|A-2nd||Wesley Chan||Quynh-Ni Tran-Au||Gabriel Brie & Bailey Geneau||Esandi Amarakoon & Milani Weerapura||Wesley Chan & Jenny Lei|
|B-1st||Christian Loo||Esandi Amarakoon (RABC)||Maxime Brunet & Vincent Lafontaine||Kalie Rhéaume & Émilie Ménard||Andy Bai & Karen Li|
|U16||A-1st||Felix Lafortune-Lemieux||Elina Ma||Estaban Bernier-Acuna & Philip Han||Jenny Lei & Sherry Wu||Keith Lam & Sherry Wu|
|A-2nd||William Zhao||Lauren Liu||Steve Lam & William Zhao||Esandi Amarakoon & Milani Weerapura||Wesley Chan & Jenny Lei|
|B-1st||Damian Samuel||Dulini Rathanasooriya||Callum Chan & Dinu Heiyantuduwa||(A-3rd)Madusha Gamage & Dulini Rathnasooriya||Chi-Chung Cheung & Megan Iun|
|U19||A-1st||Austin Flannigan||Joletta Cheung||Samy Coulombe & Kevin Stadnyk||Joletta Cheung & Jenny Zhang||Austin Flannigan & Joletta Cheung|
|A-2nd||Minh Pham||Varalika Tyagi||Giulian De La Merced & Austin Flannigan||Chyna Liu & Sashini Senarath||Giulian De La Merced & Sashini Senarath|
|B-1st||Ipellie Foo||Aswini Ganesh||Brian Zhang & Linyang Zhang||Jessica Cai & Varalika Tyagi||Jason Fang & Jennifer Kwok|
Some honourable mentions are:
Victor Lai: Triple Crown in U12 for Boy
Sherry Wu: Triple Crown in U14 for Girl
Elina Ma: Triple Crown in U16 for Girl
Joletta Cheung: Triple Crown in U19 for Girl
Full tournament Results and Draws can be found on tournament software: http://tournamentsoftware.com/sport/draws.aspx?id=87E86BA7-5945-4849-A2B5-C87FC67D874A
To remember the tournament memorable moments, many pictures taken by our photographers, Steven Chmielash, Alberto Asencio, and Salina Tran, as well as highlight reel video taken from Kai Liu and his assistant. A big THANK YOU for their time and efforts! All photos and videos from this weekend can be seen at: http://jrdistricts.odba.ca/home.
This year's tournament organizing team consisted Eugene Lee, Stone Huang, Vu Dao, Mike Tran, Corey Hum,Sally Liang, Shirley Huang, Alan Fok and myself. Our umpires were Fei Tam, Alan Fok, and Min Zhao. Our volunteers were: Chinue De La Merced, Mervyn Hann, Giulian De La Merced, Lucie Zhao, Nikki Yin, Amish Servansing, Darshani Amarakoon, Sue Patel, Renu Tyagi, Aswini Ganesh, Anne Wu, Jack Yang, Linyang Zhang, Salina Tran, Sylvain Coulombe, Samy Coulombe, Richard Tran, HaoHao Du, Kristopher Giang, Kartkay Tyagi, Mathieu Simard, Cindy Wu, Lisa Tang, Christine Wang and Calvin Cheung. These volunteers gave their time to help with the draw desk, time, umpire, score keep, line judge, clean the floors, etc. Without their help this tournament would not have been possible.
The tournament organizers would also like to thank the RA Badminton Club for letting us use their top of the class facilities to host the 2014 Junior Championships. Also, we would like to thank the ODBA for sponsoring this Championship!
We hope you all had a great time. Thank you all for participating, and we look forward to seeing you again at the next ODBA tournament!
ODBA Junior Development
ODBA OWG 2014 Standing Committee
ODBA Junior District Championships Organizer
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