The Campbell River Curling Club plays host the Men’s Vancouver Island playdowns from December 16 to 18. Ten of the top Vancouver Island teams will be playing for two berths in Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championship presented by Dundee Wealth in Parksville in February.
Two more berths for the 2012 British Columbia Scotties Provincial Championship presented by Best Western will be awarded this weekend in Kamloops. The McArthur Island Curling Club will be hosting the Women’s Open Event #3 on December 3 and 4.
The teams of Kelley Law and Brent Pierce from the Royal City Curling Club in New Westminster received automatic qualification for the 2012 British Columbia Provincial Championships based upon being the top teams in the Canadian Team Ranking System (CTRS) points this season.
In meetings leading up to the Curl BC Annual General Meeting on June 11, the Performance Committee has voted to adopt a 5 inter-regional playdown structure leading up to a 16 team triple-knockout provincial championship for men only. The new format will be in place for the 2011-2012 season.
Sandra Schmirler Foundation Matching Funds Raised for equipment in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Kelowna General Hospital. This August 19th to 21st, the Sandra Schmirler Foundation is teaming up with a local committee to raise funds for the Kelowna General Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). This two round golf tournament weekend will take place at Shadow Ridge Golf Course.
The victory in the final capped a perfect week for the Juan de Fuca Curling Club foursome of Jurgenson, Cheryl Noble, Pat Sanders and lead Roselyn Craig. After going 10-0 in the round robin, they defeated Switzerland, 6-5 in a tight semi-final to advance to today’s gold medal game. Jurgenson defeated Meldahl, a two-time (2006, 2007) world seniors champion, opening with three in the first, then stealing four in the third for an insurmountable 7-0 lead.