South West District

For more information about this district, email south.west@ssfa.ca

Southwest District SSFA Newsletter - January 2014

The 2014 District Games will be held in Swift Current on Saturday, May 31, 2014. Be sure to participate in these games to earn the right to attend the provinicial games. It is at your discretion and expense.
However, once you have been to the provinicial games you will not want to miss the next time.

The 2014 55+ SSFA Provincial Games will be held in Humboldt from July 8 - 10, 2014. Look foward to a great time in a small community. The Games Office deadline for registration is June 6.

Ice curling competition will be held in Humboldt March 19, 20, & 21, 2014.  Deadline for entries is March 10, 2014.

Accommodation will be limited so you should book hotel accommodations as soon as you know that you will be attending the games. Most hotels will hold the block of rooms until June 7, 2014. The Accommodations List will be on the SSFA website.

The 2014 Canada 55+ Games are being held in Strathcona County ( Sherwood Park ) Alberta August 27-30. Registration will be on August 26. The Strathcona County has expceptional venues that are in close proximity of each other..
For the 2014 games only, the additional cost for ice curlng, hockey and slo-pitch have been dropped. As well. the green fees and cart costs for Golf were dropped

If you drive from Saskatchewan on the Yellowhead, Strathcona County is just east of Edmonton. If you fly, you will be picked up at the Airport in Edmonton.
Many participates have travelled to eastern Canada to attend these games, now you are approximately seven hours away and can drive, if you wish.
As more information is received you will be informed. You are encouraged to check this website - www.ssfa.ca or email south.west@ssfa.ca

For most events registration for Canada 55+ Games will take place after the closing ceremony at the Provinicial games in Humboldt on July 10 th. The C55+ Host Committee deadline is July 21st. We are working with a tight deadline and to allow for mailing time the Provinicial Coordinator ( Margaret Gailing )must receive the registration forms by July 16th .If you are planning to compete be prepared to register at the games have decided whether you will fly or drive and of course ,have your cheque book handy.

The Host committee is insistent on respecting the deadline (Canada 55+ Games).
Events - slo-pitch, ice hockey, tennis ice curling and floor curling can expedite the process with earlier deadline of May 23 for receiving the registration forms.

The Registration fees are:
Participant - $ 131.25
Non - Participant..$ 89.25
The Host Committee is allocating the hotel rooms and rates are 129.00 and 139.00 plus taxes.. Some of the rooms are suites.
SSFA Membership
Individuals interested in competing in the 55+ games must be a SSFA Member. The membership fee is $ 5.00.
Membership Year is ..April 1 2014 to March 31 2015. Registration....$ 7.00
We would like to remind you to renew your membership whether you have plans to take in the games or not. This way we keep
in touch with you and you get information of any any activities,clinics or workshops that are held thoughout the year.
Keep informed of the Southwest District activities by visiting this website.


**The theme for our Short Stories & Poetry is.......Pioneers of Sport.


If you need informatinn regarding the Southwest DIstrict Games
Contact

Keitha Friesen, President - 672-3547 or keifri@sasktel.net
Gail Wesolovski, Secretary -Treasurer - 773-211

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