Dozens of curlers from around the world will be arriving in Langley and Surrey for the Optimist International U-18 Curling Championships from March 27 to 31 2013. These young, highly competitive curlers representing clubs from Canada, the United States and Japan will compete over a five-day tournament in an event dedicated for athletes less than 18 years of age.
An exciting new initiative from the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) means curling fans are just a click away from watching their favourite sport from anywhere on the planet with an internet signal.
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Sportsnet announced on Wednesday that a $1-million bonus will be awarded to a men’s team if it can win all four events in the series. If a men’s team does not win all four Grand Slams, the top three men’s teams based on the points system will split a $100,000 purse — $50,000 for first place, $30,000 for second and $20,000 for third.
The 10-year agreement gives Sportsnet the rights to air all Curl BC curling championships, including the Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championship, the Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championship and the Tim Hortons BC Junior Curling Championships. The deal is huge for curling in BC.
Sandra Schmirler Golf Tournament Okanagan and the Sandra Schmirler Foundation donate $20,600 towards the purchase of a specialized incubator for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Kelowna General Hospital. The Sandra Schmirler Golf Tournament Okanagan was held August 19 to 21, 2011. The two-round golf tournament weekend took place at Shadow Ridge Golf Club, in Kelowna, BC.
In The Dominion Men’s Northern Ontario Curling Association Championship semi-final on Saturday afternoon, Jacobs team of EJ Harnden, Ryan Harnden and Scott Seabrook scored an extremely rare eight-ender in the sixth end in their 14-3 victory over Sudbury’s Tim Phillips. Eight-enders are infrequent in club curling and completely unimaginable at the highest level of curling.
The Dominion Men’s 2012 Northern Ontario Provincial Championship takes place Sunnday, February 5 to Sunday, February 12, 2012 at the Soo Curling Association in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Twelve of the best Men’s teams from across Northern Ontario will compete in the provincial championship to represent Northern Ontario at the Tim Horton’s Brier in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan from March 3 to 11, 2012.