Turn on TSN late at night and you will find the world's elite players being cheered on wildly by a huge room
of fans. The athletes rarely miss a shot, and the announcers call the action with great gusto.
The sport is darts, a game of precision, and a game played by men and women of all ages. In Penticton a 20-team league (with a lengthy waiting list) makes up the Penticton and District Dart Association.
Elk's Hall provincials
The tournament begins today at 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. then concludes Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. There will be 18 local players among the 70-80 competitors. The top eight competitors will advance to nationals in Saskatoon on May 26-30. In order for players to qualify for provincials, they had to participate in a house shoot then advance to districts.