The National Deaf Darts Championship officially got underway this morning in Perth, Western Australia. In one of the first competition in the mixed team event, South Australia defeated the Victoria Whites 7 – 4.
The Victorian team also includes Brian, Rosemary, Graham, Cheryl Rankine, Mark and Katharine. The South Australia team includes Daryl, Stephan, Steve, Beverley and Peter.
The event formally opened yesterday with a state delegate’s meeting and a welcome evening at WADRA. The mixed team event is scheduled to run daily until Tuesday. There is a break on Wednesday and Thursday for the new year, with competition restarting on January 2. The men and women’s singles KO best of three events start on January 3, with the semifinals and finals taking place on January 4. The award ceremony and formal farewell are scheduled to place later that evening at the Morley-Noranda Recreation Club.