Edmonton Vintage Hockey

Dave Kates Ping Pong Tournament

History

The tournament was hosted by Dave "Pinky" Kates from 2007 to 2010. The tournament was has been held in Dave’s memory since 2014.


Tournament Highlights

Year    Champion               Location

2007   Hugh Lappin          Kates home
2008   Dave Kates             Kates home
2009   Bob Turko               Kates home
2010   Alvin Bourke            Kates home
2014   Bob Tessier              Kinsmen Arenas
2015  Jan Goodhelpsen     Kinsmen Arenas
2016   Dennis Mayhew       Kinsmen Arenas
2017   Wayne Hackner       Kinsmen Arenas

2018   Mike Beaudoin         Kinsmen Arenas

Bob Tessier presented Dave "Pinky" Kates with appropriate headgear.
Bob Tessier presented Dave "Pinky" Kates with appropriate headgear.

2018

2018 Dave Kates Ping Pong Tournament

November 14, 2018


The Dave Kates Ping Pong Tournament showcased brilliant play in the Kinsmen Lobby. 

Dennis Mayhew, our tournament coordinator presenting Mike Beaudoin, the 2018 winner with our award.
Dennis Mayhew, our tournament coordinator presenting Mike Beaudoin, the 2018 winner with our award.

2017

2017 Dave Kates Ping Pong Tournament

November 15, 2017


The Dave Kates Ping Pong Tournament showcased brilliant play in the Kinsmen Lobby. 


2027 Photos were provided by Brian French.

Bob Tessier presented Dave "Pinky" Kates with appropriate headgear.
Bob Tessier presented Dave "Pinky" Kates with appropriate headgear.

2016 Photos

2016 Dave Kates Ping Pong Tournament

November 16, 2016


The Dave Kates Ping Pong Tournament showcased epic battles.

2016 Participants Tom Dawe and Luther Haave
2016 Participants Tom Dawe and Luther Haave

2015

2015 Dave Kates Ping Pong Tournament

November 13, 2015


Some of the 2015 challengers for the Dave Kates Trophy were ready to paddle to victory.

Let the fun begin!
Let the fun begin!

2014

2014 Dave Kates Ping Pong Tournament

November 14, 2014


The challengers for the Dave Kates Trophy were eager to grab a paddle.

2014 Participants are ready to smash!
2014 Participants are ready to smash!