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Competition Dates

  • Sask Curling Tour Berth Spiels & Players Championship
  • CTRS Events & Ranking 
  • Provincial Qualifier (North)
    January 19-21, 2018 ~ TBD
  • Provincial Qualifier (South)
    January 19-21, 2018 ~ Moose Jaw
  • Provincial Championship:
    January 31-February 4, 2018 ~ Estevan
  • National Championship: Tim Hortons Brier
    March 3-11, 2018 ~ Regina, Saskatchewan
  • World Championship: Ford World Men’s C.C.
    March 31-April 8, 2018 ~ Las Vegas, United States of America

Deadlines & Important Dates

Provincial Pre-Qualifying Points Deadline

November 1, 2018 (to earn all points for SCT and CTRS)

Registrations received after November 1st will allow teams to accumulate points from date registration received.

SCT Berth Spiels Deadline

Monday of the week previous of the event (ie. 11 days prior to the typical Friday start-date of the event)

Provincial Qualifiers Deadline

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. (noon)

WCT/SCT Points Cut-Off

Monday January 8, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. (noon)

Format

CURLSASK hosts 16-team Triple Knockout Provincial Championship.c. The order of determining the Provincial Berths will be as follows:
i. SCT Provincial Berth Bonspiels (4)
ii. SCT Players Championship (1)
iii. SCT Tour Berth (1)
iv. CTRS Berths (4)
v. Provincial Qualifying events (Northern & Southern) (6)

Get your team registered!

Register Now – Registration will open August 2017

Teams must register for the following:

  1. CURLSASK Playdowns (Pointstreak)
  2. CTRS (Via CurlingZone)
  3. Saskatchewan Curling Tour

CURLSASK, in conjunction with Pointstreak, provides on-line registration and online payment for all competitions. Please follow directions carefully.

In order for teams to be eligible for the accumulation of points toward either the SCT or CTRS Saskatchewan Provincial berths, each team must register for the Canadian Team Ranking System (CTRS) and Saskatchewan Curling Tour (SCT) before November 1st of each year.

General Information (Information for the 17/18 season will be posted shortly)

Information Required to Register

  • Team name – It is crucial to have a different team name for each competition entered (ie: Team curler-mens, Team curler-senior mens, etc.)
  • Team line up
  • All team members full addresses, e-mail, phone # and birth date
  • Method of payment in full (credit card, cheque to be mailed)
UPON COMPLETION OF YOUR REGISTRATION PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE AN E-MAIL CONFIRMING THAT YOU HAVE “ENTERED” THE COMPETITION.

Please note, you will also receive an e-mail confirms that you have created an account this is not a confirmation of event entry.

Security

  • Pointstreak does not store your credit card number on their server.
    Your credit card information is erased from their system immediately after validation with their clearing house.
  • Pointstreak treats the privacy of your data seriously. Their corporate policies and procedures are compliant with all Canadian and US legislation regarding the privacy of electronic information and personal data. Their servers are protected by the latest security technology to provide the highest level of protection possible. Please contact Pointstreak at 1-866-734-3585 should you have any questions regarding their security or privacy procedures.

Privacy

  • Registering your team provides CURLSASK the ability to use and disclose information from individuals for the purpose of providing services or information, managing records, conducting research and sharing information to other curling or sports organizations at the discretion of CURLSASK.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation prior to the registration deadline – full refund of competition registration fees.
  • Cancellation after the registration deadline – no refund of competition registration fees. Under special circumstances written application for refund can be made to CURLSASK Finance Committee for consideration.
2016-2017 General Rules of Competition2016-2017 Competitor & Coach Code of Coduct

A. ELIGIBILITY

1. Affiliation
a. All participants must be player members of CURLSASK. Player Members are defined as persons who are members of CURLSASK Member Curling Clubs.
b. All participants must adhere to the CURLSASK Residency Policies and be Canadian citizens.

2. Age
a. No minimum or maximum age restriction.

3. Entry
a. Each team must register its four players prior to the commencement of play.
b. At the time of entry, the team must declare which one curling club they shall be representing for this competition.
c. If a team has a coach at North/South/Provincials, he/she must be Competition Coach Certified or Competition-Development Trained or old NCCP Level 1 Certified. At Nationals he/she must be Competition-Development Certified or old NCCP Level 2 Certified in the sport of curling to be recognized. All coaches must complete the Respect in Sport on-line training program prior to being granted coaching status.

4. Registration Fees
a. The CURLSASK registration fee for this competition is $220.00 (GST included) per team plus a Curling Canada Participant Fee of $36.00 per player payable at the time of entry.

5. Deadlines
a. To earn ALL points for pre-qualification through highest ranked teams on CTRS or Sask Curling Tour, a team must be registered with CURLSASK by November 1, 2016.
b. To be eligible for a Provincial Berth spot in any of the SCT events, a team must be registered with CURLSASK by the deadline date of each bonspiel.
c. The entry deadline for the Provincial Qualifying (Northern and Southern) events is 12:00 PM (noon), January 11, 2017.

Teams that have previously registered on-line with CURLSASK for berth spiels and tour points must contact the CURLSASK office by the above deadline to indicate which Provincial qualifier the team will be competing in (Qualifier North or Qualifier South).

B. SUBSTITUTE (Please refer to General Rules of Competition #14 for general substitution rules)

Specific substitution rules for this competition are:
1. For SCT Berth Bonspiels, Players Championship, and CTRS Events refer to D(3)(b)/ D(4)(c).
2. For Provincial Qualifying Events, the substitute may come from anywhere in the province but may not be a registered member of a team in the Men’s competition.
3. For Provincials, a substitute may come from anywhere in the province, not be a registered member of a team competing in the provincial event but could be from a registered team who has been previously eliminated from Men’s competition.

C. PLAYDOWN PROCEDURES

1. The SaskTel Tankard Provincial Championship will be a 16 team self-seeded Triple Knockout format with a Page System Playoff. The 16 Teams to the Provincial would be declared through the following process:

a. One qualifying berth awarded to each of four (4) Sask Curling Tour events held from September to December, 2016 as per guidelines in section D. 1.
b. One (1) berth will be awarded to the Sask Tour Players Championship as per the guidelines in section D. 2.
c. One (1) berth will be awarded to the highest ranked registered Saskatchewan Teams from the Sask. Curling Tour as per guidelines in Section D. 3.
d. Four (4) berths will be awarded to the four highest ranked registered Saskatchewan Teams on the Canadian Team Ranking System as per guidelines in Section D. 4.
e. Six (6) berths will be awarded through Provincial Qualifying Events (North and South) as per the guidelines in Section D. 5.

2. At the Provincial Final, the A Event winner, B Event winner and the two finalists of the C Event will advance to the Page System Playoff.

D. PROVINCIAL BERTHS

1. Saskatchewan Curling Tour (SCT) Berth Bonspiels
The four (4) approved Sask. Curling Tour Bonspiels for the provincial berths in the 2016 – 2017 season can be found at www.curlsask.ca/sask-curling-tour/

a. Bonspiels will have no minimum or no maximum number of teams to be a Berth Bonspiel. Teams must adhere to the deadline date set by the SCPA for each event.
b. Bonspiel format will be triple-knockout or modified double-knockout with sudden death playoffs. The number of teams that qualify for playoffs will be maximum 8 teams and minimum 4 teams and will be determined per event by the SCPA Committee dependent on number of entries into the bonspiel.
c. Only CURLSASK Registered Teams will be eligible for the Provincial Berth spot. CURLSASK Registered Teams means team roster has been declared through CURLSASK on-line registration, competition fees paid to the CURLSASK Office or through on-line registration. Teams must be CURLSASK Registered by the deadline date of each bonspiel in order to be eligible for the Provincial Berth spot.
d. Only teams that qualify for the playoffs for each bonspiel are eligible for the Provincial Berth. If the winning team is ineligible for a Provincial Berth spot (ie. not a Registered Team or has already secured a berth from previous bonspiels), then the provincial berth will be determined as follows:

I. If 2nd place team (ie. runner-up team) is eligible, they will earn the provincial berth spot.
II. If 2nd place team is ineligible, the semi-final losers will be eligible for the berth spot.
i. If only one semi-final loser is eligible, they will be provided the berth spot.
ii. If both semi-final losers are eligible, one sudden death game will be played for the berth spot. This game will be played at the same time as the event final.
III. If both semi-final losers are ineligible, then the quarter-finalist losers will be eligible for the berth spot.
i. If the event qualified 8 teams, the eligible teams that lost the quarter-final will be ranked 1 to 4 by random draw.
1. If all four teams are eligible, the number 1 ranked team will play number 4 rank and number 2 rank playing number 3 rank in a sudden death semi-final with the winners advancing to a final game. The semi-final and final berth games will played at the same times as the bonspiel semi-final and final.
2. If only 3 teams are eligible, the number 1 ranked team will advance to the final berth game and the number 2 rank will play number 3 rank in a sudden-death semi-final with winner advancing to the final berth game. The semi-final and final berth games will played at the same times as the bonspiel semi-final and final.
3. If two teams are eligible, one sudden death game will be played for the berth spot. This game will be played at the same time as the semi-final of the event.
4. If one team is eligible, they will get the provincial berth.
ii. If the event qualified 6 teams, the two teams that lost the quarter-final are eligible they will play one sudden death game for the provincial berth. This game will be played at the same as the semi-final of the event. If only one quarter-final loser is eligible, they will be provided the berth spot.
e. If a berth spot is not allocated to a SCT Berth Bonspiel (ie. no eligible teams qualify for the playoffs of an event), then that spot will be awarded to the Provincial Qualifying events.

2. SCT Players Championship

a. The Saskatchewan Tour Players Championship will be a 16 team invitation only event. In order to be eligible for invitation, teams must be registered for CURLSASK Men’s Playdowns by December 14, 2016.
b. Determination of the teams to be invited to this event will be based on results in eligible SCT/CTRS (as identified above) events from January 5, 2015 to December 13, 2016. This will be the responsibility of the SCPA and will use the following criteria:
i. All of a team’s eligible results will be counted towards their point totals
ii. The teams with the top 4 CTRS point totals will be invited
iii. The top 12 teams using the Wild Card Points** system will be invited.
iv. If any of the 16 teams declines their invitation, the eligible team with the next highest points using the Wild Card system will receive an invitation until the 16 berths have been filled.
c. Points awarded for the Players Championship will also count towards totals used to calculate the SCT and CTRS berths.

*** Wild Card Points are as follows:
Points will be awarded as follows for the SCT and CTRS events to determine the Wild Card berth. (All bonspiels have equal value.)
1st place 10 points
2nd place 7 points
3rd & 4th place 5 points
5th to 8th place 3 points

3. Saskatchewan Curling Tour (SCT) Highest Ranked Team

All approved 2016 – 2017 Men’s SCT Events hosted in Saskatchewan from September 2016 to January 12, 2016 will be designated as events that will secure SCT points for the 2017 Provincial Championship. For the list of approved events, go to www.curlsask.ca/sask-curling-tour
Teams will be able to earn points if they meet the following criteria:

a. All participants must be affiliated members of CURLSASK. Team rosters need to be declared through CURLSASK on-line registration. Competition Fee, including the Curling Canada Fee, must be paid to the CURLSASK Office or through on-line registration, by November 1st. Points accumulated prior to November 1 will count only if fees and registration are completed by November 1. Registrations received after November 1 will allow the team to accumulate points only from date of registration received.
b. When a minimum of three of four registered team members compete in that bonspiel. Teams qualifying for CURLSASK Provincials through the Sask. Curling Tour must have three of four registered players. In the event only three of four registered team members compete, the substitute for the bonspiel must:
i. reside within CURLSASK boundaries.
ii.be a member in good standing of a member club of CURLSASK.
iii. play the position of the indisposed player or lower.
iv. not have competed in the same event with another team.
c. Points will be awarded as follows: (All bonspiels have equal value.) 1st place 10 points
2nd place 7 points
3rd & 4th place 5 points
5th to 8th place 3 points
d. Points will be awarded to all events as long as the draw qualifies a minimum of four teams to the playoff round. Only a maximum of 8 teams in any event are eligible for points.
e. In the event where team(s) who are not eligible for Men’s Playdowns, as per the set criteria, qualify for the playoffs, it is understood that the placing points for that team are not awarded and not passed on to any team. (e.g. If a team from Alberta wins an event then the 10 points vanish and are not awarded to any team.)
f. Where events only qualify 6 teams the 5th and 6th place teams will be awarded 3 points each and the normal 7th and 8th place points will not be awarded.
g. In the event of a tie for a qualifying berth, the Tiebreaker Criteria will be as follows:
i. Number of 1st place finishes
ii. Number of 2nd place finishes
iii. Number of 3rd/4th place finishes
iv. Number of 5th to 8th place finishes
v. Head to head record in Sask. Tour Events
vi. Sudden death playoff among tied teams. Date and location determined by CURLSASK.

4. Canadian Team Ranking System (CTRS) Highest Ranked Teams

The CTRS ranks Canadian men curling teams based on performance in cash tournaments worldwide and men’s playdowns leading to sanctioned world championships. Men’s teams can earn CTRS points by first registering with Curling Canada by their deadline of October 31st. Only events approved by Curling Canada are eligible to offer CTRS points. For more information on how points are calculated, eligible events, standings and to register to earn CTRS points, please go to www.curling.ca.
(Clarification – source of CTRS points are through the curling.ca list of Canadian teams NOT through the worldcurl.com Order of Merit list of CTRS points.)

On January 12, 2016, the four highest ranked registered Saskatchewan Teams in the top 75 teams on the CTRS will earn berths to the Provincial. If there are not four registered Saskatchewan teams who have earned points in the top 75 teams, the berth spot(s) will then be awarded to the Southern and Northern Qualifying events.

Only CTRS cash events, Grand Slam events and the Canada Cup from January 5, 2015 to January 12, 2016, will be designated as qualifying events for the 2016-2017 Provincial SaskTel Tankard. All other fixed points events are exempt.
Teams will be able to earn points if they meet the following criteria:
a. Teams wishing to earn points toward CTRS Berths must register with Curling Canada on-line prior to the deadline set by Curling Canada – October 31st.
b. All participants must be affiliated members of CURLSASK. Team rosters need to be declared through CURLSASK on-line registration. Competition Fee, including the Curling Canada Fee, must be paid to the CURLSASK Office or through on-line registration, by November 1st. Points accumulated prior to November 1 will count only if fees and registration are completed by November 1. Registrations received after November 1 will allow the team to accumulate points only from date of registration received.
c. When a minimum of three of four registered team members compete in that bonspiel. Teams qualifying for CURLSASK Provincials through the CTRS must have three of four registered players. In the event only three of four registered team members compete, the substitute for the bonspiel must:
i. reside within CURLSASK boundaries
ii. be a member in good standing of a member club of CURLSASK.
iii. play the position of the indisposed player or lower.
iv. not have competed in the same event with another team
d. In the event of a tie for a qualifying berth, the Tiebreaker Criteria will be as follows:
i. Number of 1st place finishes
ii. Number of 2nd place finishes
iii. Number of 3rd/4th place finishes
iv. Number of 5th to 8th place finishes
v. Head to head record in CTRS events
vi. Sudden death playoff among tied teams. Date and location determined by CURLSASK.

5. Provincial Qualifying Events

a. Provincial Qualifying Events will be held one in each the North and South on the same weekend in January at dates and locations set by CURLSASK.
b. Each qualifying event will be guaranteed one (1) berth to the Provincial Tankard. The remaining berths will be allocated by the Competition Committee each event based on comparison of the number of entries between each event.
c. Draw will be a triple-knockout and 10 end games.
d. The Events are open to any Men’s eligible team regardless if they have previous Registered for a SCT or CTRS berth points or are new teams registering with CURLSASK. All teams wishing to compete in final qualifying events must confirm their entry with the CURLSASK office and be registered on-line through the CURLSASK registration system by the deadline of 12:00 pm (noon), January 11, 2017.
e. Teams who have earned a Provincial Tankard berth through SCT Berth Bonspiels, SCT Players Championship, SCT Tour and CTRS are ineligible to enter a Qualifying Event.
f. Teams can declare at the time of registration which Qualifying event they wish to attend, they are not bound by location of team but cannot enter both events.

6. Miscellaneous

a. It is understood that teams will have to enter and/or qualify for the Point Qualifying Berth Events under the terms and conditions of each respective Bonspiel or CURLSASK guidelines.
b. In the event of a challenge or dispute related to rulings or awarded points, it is understood that the decision of the CURLSASK Competition Committee is final.
c. The order of determining the Provincial Berths will be as follows:
i. SCT Provincial Berth Bonspiels (4)
ii. SCT Players Championship (1)
iii. SCT Tour Berth (1)
iv. CTRS Berths (4)
v. Provincial Qualifying events (Northern & Southern) (6)
Berths must be accepted in this order. Once a team has been awarded a berth, they will be removed from consideration from the subsequently determined berths (ie. the SCT Provincial Berth spot teams, having already secured a berth, will not be considered in awarding any of the others.)
d. In the event a registered player(s) is/are replaced throughout the curling season, that replaced player(s) may apply to CURLSASK for reinstatement of eligibility in order to re-enter other Provincial berth events with another team. Application must be made in writing (e-mail is sufficient) to CURLSASK Chief Official at least 3 days prior to wanting to compete with any other team in a provincial berth event. A player may only request to be reinstated once for the Men’s Playdown Process.

Below provides information specific to each competition host site such as hotel and ticket information. This information can also be found in the Competitor Guide under the Documents Tab.

PROVINCIAL QUALIFIER NORTH – NORTH BATTLEFORD

KEY CONTACTS:

CURLSASK Liaison: Jim Wilson – jwilson@curlsask.ca

Host Committee Chairperson: Brad Wuitchik – Brad.Wuitchik@huskyenergy.com

TEAM ACCOMMODATION:

PROVINCIAL QUALIFIER SOUTH – ASSINIBOIA

KEY CONTACTS:

CURLSASK Liaison:  Del Jones – dw.jones@sasktel.net

Host Committee Chairperson: Doug Hanstock – 306-640-9435

Host Website:  www.curlassiniboia.com

TEAM ACCOMMODATION:

Canalta Hotel

601 1st Ave. W.

306-642-1010

SOCIAL FUNCTIONS:

Luncheon tickets are provided for curlers.  Extra tickets are available at registration for family and friends.

Luncheon will be held at the Curling Rink lower Lounge on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 12:00 noon.

TICKET INFORMATION:

Admittance for curlers, members of CURLSASK and media will be provided at registration.

Day Pass – $5.00

Event Pass – $10.00

Available at the Door.

PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIP – TISDALE

TEAM ACCOMMODATION:

Lorraine Wisser is the contact person and will make all hotel bookings.

Contact: phone – 306-873-2301-leave a message or email – d.l.wiss@sasktel.net

Available for bookings are:

Tisdale Canalta – $140 for double occupancy
– 40 rooms blocked
– continental breakfast, steam room, whirlpool tub, fridge, microwave, wifi

Park Motel – $84.00 double occupancy, $74.00 single
– 10 and 2 rooms blocked
– fridge, microwave, internet

Melfort Canalta  – $140 for dbl with same amenities as Tisdale

Also available but not blocked off are:

Beehive Hotel (about 5 rooms available) $60.00 for dble occupancy

Tisdale Hotel – $88.00 double and $71.50 single

Both businesses have fridge, microwave and internet.

SOCIAL FUNCTIONS:

Luncheon (full meal):  Thursday, February 2nd 12:30 PM in the John Barron Auditorium

Tickets are provided for curlers, coaches, CURLSASK and SaskTel representatives at registration.  Contact Tisdale Curling Club @ 306-873-4747 or e-mail:  tccc@sasktel.net

Limited tickets available @ $30/ticket Please RSVP by Jan 30th, 2017.

Entertainment – “Don’t Mind Us”

Beer gardens Friday, February 3rd and Saturday February 4th in the John Barron Auditorium.

Free admission for curlers and is included in the tickets for the event or $10 if don’t have an event ticket.  Featuring 2 live bands each night and live video stream of the feature game.

TICKET INFORMATION:

Admittance for curlers, members of CURLSASK and media will be provided at registration.

For tickets please contact Tisdale Curling Club @306-873-4747 or e-mail:  tccc@sasktel.net

Event Pass:     $80 available in advance or at the door

Day Pass:       $20 available at the door

Last draw of the day:   $10 available at the door