October 28 – 30, 2016 – Saskatoon Nutana Curling Club

November 4 – 6, 2016 – Highland Curling Club Regina

November 18 – 20, 2016 – Heritage Inn Moose Jaw Cash Spiel

December 9 – 11, 2016 – BV Inns Humboldt Curling Classic

December 30, 2016 – January 1, 2017 – Wadena Curling Club (Sask Tour points available but no direct berth to SaskTel Tankard)

January 6 – 8, 2017 – Goldline Saskatchewan Players Championship @ Regina Callie Curling Club (invitation only)

2016-2017 Standings/Berths

Provincial Berth Summary:

EventQualified Team
SCT Bonspiel - Saskatoon Nutana ClubKorte, Bruce
SCT Bonspiel - Regina Highland Curling ClubDeis, Ryan
SCT Bonspiel - Heritage Inn Moose Jaw Cash SpielCraig, Dale
SCT Bonspiel - Humboldt Curling ClassicHeidt, Brad
SCT Players Championship Winner - Regina CallieHartung, Kody
SCT Points ChampiondeConinck Smith, Carl
CTRS Berth #1Laycock, Steve
CTRS Berth #2Meachem, Shaun
CTRS Berth #3Jacobson, Jason
CTRS Berth #4Bryden, Randy
Northern Playdown's Berth #1
Northern Playdown's Berth #2
Northern Playdown's Berth #3
Northern Playdown's Berth #4
Southern Playdown's Berth #1
Southern Playdown's Berth #2
Provincial Berth spots are allocated in the following order: 1) SCT Provincial Berth Bonspiels, 2) Players Championship Winner, 3) SCT Tour Berth, 4) CTRS Berths

SCT Standings (including Provincial Berth Standings)
as of November 22, 2016

SCT Points are given as follows:
1st Place ~ 10 points
2nd Place ~ 7 points
3/4 Place ~ 5 points
5 to 8 Place ~ 3 points

Standings posted are unofficial. If errors are noticed, please contact: SCPA Board
TeamSCT
Points
Event Summary
Heidt, Brad24SCT Bonspiel - Regina Highland Cash Spiel
Estevan Curling Classic
SCT Bonspiel - Humboldt
SCT Players Championship
Korte, Bruce15SCT Bonspiel - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Bonspiel - Humboldt
Hartung, Kody13SCT Bonspiel - Regina Highland
SCT Players Championship
Deis, Ryan13SCT Bonspiel - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Bonspiel - Regina Highland
SCT Bonspiel - Humboldt
SCT Players Championship
deConinck Smith, Carl11SCT Bonspiel - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Bonspiel - Humboldt
SCT Players Championship
Craig, Dale10SCT Bonspiel - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Bonspiel - Moose Jaw Heritage Curling Classic
SCT Bonspiel - Humboldt
SCT Players Championship
Ackerman, Jason10SCT Bonspiel - Regina Highland
SCT Players Championship
Gedak, Brent8SCT Bonspiel - Regina Highland
SCT Players Championship
Heidt, Drew8SCT Bonspiel - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Bonspiel - Humboldt
SCT Players Championship
Bryden, Randy8SCT Bonspiel - Regina Highland
SCT Bonspiel - Moose Jaw Heritage Curling Classic
SCT Players Championship
Jacobson, Jason7SCT Bonspiel - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Bonspiel - Humboldt
McKee, Darrell7SCT Bonspiel - Saskatoon Nutana
Armstrong, Ryan7SCT Bonspiel - Regina Highland
SCT Bonspiel - Moose Jaw Heritage Curling Classic
SCT Bonspiel - Humboldt
Shutra, Aaron5SCT Bonspiel - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Players Championship
Joyce, Shawn5SCT Bonspiel - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Bonspiel - Regina Highland
SCT Bonspiel - Humboldt
SCT Players Championship
Gamble, Ben5SCT Bonspiel - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Bonspiel - Regina Highland
SCT Bonspiel - Moose Jaw Heritage Curling Classic
SCT Bonspiel - Humboldt
Jordison, Joel3SCT Bonspiel - Moose Jaw Heritage Curling Classic
Comfort, Scott3SCT Bonspiel - Moose Jaw Heritage Curling Classic
SCT Bonspiel - Humboldt
SCT Players Championship
Selke, Daniel3SCT Bonspiel - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Bonspiel - Moose Jaw Heritage Curling Classic
SCT Bonspiel - Regina Highland
SCT Bonspiel - Humboldt
SCT Players Championship
Coutts, William3SCT Bonspiel - Regina Highland

CTRS Standings (for Provincial Berth)
as of November 23, 2016

CTRS Points and Calculations can be found on the CC Website.

TeamCTRS
Points
Prov
Berth
Points
Event Summary
Laycock, Steve283.063283.063Stu Sells Oakville Tankard
AMJ Campbell Shorty
Jenkins Classic
College Clean Restoration Curling Classic
Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic
Canad Inns Men's Classic
WFG Masters
GSOC Tour Challenge Tier 1
Home Hardware Canada Cup
Boost National GSOC
Meridian Canadian Open GSOC
Korte, Bruce116.871116.871College Clean Restoration Curling Classic
Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic
Canad Inns Men's Classic
Saskatoon Nutana SCT Classic
DEKALB Superspiel
Estevan Curling Classic
Humboldt Cash Spiel
Meridian Canadian Open GSOC
Meachem, Shaun99.10299.102College Clean Restoration Curling Classic
Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic
Canad Inns Men's Classic
Medicine Hat Charity Classic
Original 16 WCT Bonspiel
Red Deer Curling Classic
Estevan Curling Classic
Curl Mesabi Classic
Asham U.S. Open of Curling
deConnick Smith, Carl70.83270.605Medicine Hat Charity Classic
Saskatoon Nutana SCT Classic
Original 16 WCT Bonspiel
Heritage Inn SCT Spiel
Estevan Curling Classic
Humboldt Cash Spiel
Hartung, Kody63.62945.466Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic
Canad Inns Men's Classic
Medicine Hat Charity Classic
Highland Cash Spiel
DEKALB Superspiel
Estevan Curling Classic
Jacobson, Jason66.89266.892College Clean Restoration Curling Classic
Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic
Medicine Hat Charity Classic
Saskatoon Nutana SCT Classic
Red Deer Curling Classic
Estevan Curling Classic
Humboldt Cash Spiel
Bryden, Randy39.33739.337Medicine Hat Charity Classic
Highland Cash Spiel
Heritage Inn SCT Curling Classic
Estevan Curling Classic
Heidt, Brad29.39229.392SCT Classic - Saskatoon Nutana
Highland Cash Spiel
Estevan Curling Classic
Humboldt Cash Spiel
Ackerman, Jason27.31627.316College Clean Restoration Curling Classic
Direct Horizon Drilling Fall Classic
Canad Inns Men's Classic
Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic
Highland Cash Spiel
Red Deer Curling Classic
Estevan Curling Classic
Deis, Ryan24.03224.032Medicine Hat Charity Classic
Saskatoon Nutana SCT Classic
Highland Cash Spiel
Red Deer Curling Classic
Estevan Curling Classic
Humboldt Cash Spiel
Heidt, Drew23.43223.432Saskatoon Nutana SCT Spiel
Medicine Hat Charity Classic
Red Deer Curling Classic
Estevan Curling Classic
Humboldt Cash Spiel
Gedak, Brent17.08417.084Highland Cash Spiel
Estevan Curling Classic
Craig, Dale11.66311.663Saskatoon Nutana SCT Spiel
Heritage Inn SCT Spiel
Humboldt Cash Spiel
Joyce, Shawn10.85110.851College Clean Restoration Curling Classic
Saskatoon Nutana SCT Classic
Highland Cash Spiel
Humboldt Cash Spiel
Scharback, Brady8.4718.471College Clean Restoration Curling Classic
Direct Horizon Drilling Fall Classic
Medicine Hat Charity Classic
Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic
Saskatoon Nutana SCT Classic
Humboldt Cash Spiel

*Registered Team = registered both in CTRS AND CURLSASK Men’s Playdowns. See Registration Tab.
Teams wanting to be eligible for a Provincial Berth available at each SCT event, the team must register for Men’s Playdowns with CURLSASK by the entry deadline for the event.
Teams that register by November 1 with CURLSASK will accumulate all points for the season.
Any team registering with CURLSASK after November 1, will accumulate points from date of registration forward.

Team Registration

In order to register for an event on the Saskatchewan Curling Tour – please download and complete the Registration Form and send it to the appropriate event, along with the registration fee.

CLICK HERE FOR EVENT REGISTRATION FORM

EventDatesAddressContact PhoneContact EmailEntry Deadline
Saskatoon NutanaOct 28 - 30, 20162002 Arlington Ave(306) 374-2422gman@nutanacurlingclub.ca17-Oct-16
Regina HighlandNov 4 - 6, 2016348 Broad Street(306) 543-8600highlandcurlingclub@accesscomm.ca24-Oct-16
Heritage Inn Curling ClassicNov 18 - 20, 2016110 1stAve NW, Moose Jaw, S6H 0Y8(306) 624-2048dsicinski@mosaicplace.ca07-Nov-16
HumboldtDec - 9 - 11, 2016Box 2212, S0K 2A0
619 – 47th Street
(306) 682-2123humboldtcurlingclub@hotmail.com28-Nov-16
WadenaDec 30, 2016 - Jan 1, 2017No Direct Entry to Provincials(306) 338-9632wadenacc@gmail.com18-Dec-16
Goldline Saskatchewan Players Championship - Regina Callie Curling ClubJan 6 - 8, 2017This event will be invitation only(306) 525-8171info@callieclub.com26-Nov-16

Teams wanting to earn a Provincial Berth and accumulate points toward the SCT Provincial Berth must register for Men’s Playdowns through CURLSASK on-line registration. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR TEAM FOR CURLSASK MEN’S PLAYDOWNS

For teams to be eligible for a Provincial Berth available at each SCT event, the team must register for Men’s Playdowns with CURLSASK by the entry deadline for the event.

Teams wanting to accumulate of points toward either the CTRS Saskatchewan Provincial berths, must register for the Canadian Team Ranking System (CTRS) through Curling Canada (CC). CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR TEAM FOR CTRS

Teams that register by November 1 with CURLSASK will accumulate all points for the season for the SCT Berth and CTRS Berths. Any team registering with CURLSASK after November 1, will accumulate points from date of registration forward.

Bonspiel Requirements/Rules

NEW: All teams will be required to comply with Curling Canada’s Brushing Moratorium at SWCT events.

1. Points System and Registration

a) 10 points for first, 7 points for second, 5 points for 3rd and 4th, 3 points for 5th through 8th.

To accumulate points for either the SCT or CTRS tankard spots, each team must register the following information with the SCPA and CURLSASK by noon on November 1. This information must include the following: team personnel, position, and home club.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR CURLSASK MEN’S COMPETITION

b) To accumulate points, three of four original members must be present at the spiel. A single substitute is allowed but must play the position of the disposed player or lower. The switching of positions between team members is allowed. The use of ineligible players will result in forfeiture of points. In order to maintain points, eligible substitutes must:

  • reside within CURLSASK boundaries
  • be a member in good standing of a member club of CURLSASK.
  • play the position of the indisposed player or lower.
  • not have competed in the same event with another team

c) New teams can be registered at any point throughout the year; however, no points will be brought forward.

d) Teams that enter Playdowns must play out of their designated club.

e) To accumulate points, a minimum of 4 ends must be played in bonspiel finals.

f) In extenuating circumstances a SCPA executive member must be consulted to rule before a game is cancelled. Any final not played due to weather, injury, etc…, that has been approved by an executive member, will result in the prize money to be split and ONLY 7 points awarded to each team (NO first place points will be awarded).

g) In the event one team defaults a final they will receive 5 points only, ONLY second place money and the other team will receive 10 points and ALL of the first prize money. If both teams decide to NOT play without prior approval from the SCPA Executive both teams will be awarded 5 points and ONLY second place money will be awarded to both teams. Extra money is to go to the bonspiel committee. Under any circumstance, if the first place money is split, NO TEAM shall be awarded 10 points.

 2. Bonspiel Requirements

Please take note of the items in bold, as they are new or important.

a) Triple knockout or modified double knockout draw. Draws will be completed by a member of the SCPA Executive committee.

b) Entry fees for all events will be at least $550 and include a $50 SCPA fee. The entry fee must be paid in full upon registration for an event. A team will not be considered entered into the bonspiel until the entry fee is received by the organizing committee of the host club. Registration forms will be available at any host club and will also be available HERE.

c) Refunds will not be given to teams that drop out after Friday the week before the event or to teams that fail to show up for an event without the approval from both the host club and the SCPA.

d) There is no minimum or maximum number of entries.

e) Minimum prize purse of 100% of entry fee (not including SCT fees)

f) By noon the following day the host bonspiel must return the “results” page to the SCPA for reporting on the Points Race to CURLASK, media,etc.

g) By Wednesday of the following week host clubs must remit payment of SCT fees collected to the SCPA’s designated contact.

h) If the event qualifies for Curling Canada’s CTRS standings, the bonspiel committee is encouraged to submit these results to the CTRS committee.

 3. Rules

a) All games will be 8 ends. Extra end (s) to be played in event of a tie.

b) A coin toss will take place 20 minutes prior to the start of each game. Team on the top of the draw to call. Winner of the toss can take choice of practice time (1st or 2nd) OR rock color. Loser of toss to choose from remaining options.

c) Practice time will consist of EACH player throwing 1 rock up and 1 rock back. At the conclusion of these 8 rocks, the team will choose 1 player to throw a draw to the button towards the home end with full sweeping. The rock will be measured, from 0” (0cm) (covering the pinhole) to 12 feet (185.4cm). The team with the shortest distance will receive hammer in the 1st end.

d) If the team with first practice records a distance of 0 or 185.4cm, another player from that team (different from 1st player) shall throw one more stone to record a second distance to be used if ties occur. If the second player to deliver records a distance of 0 or 185.4cm, another player will deliver a 3rd stone to be measured. In the event of a there being a tie after both teams have thrown 3 draws a coin toss will determine hammer with the team on the top of the draw calling.

e) Teams must have a minimum of 3 players present at their practice time or they will forfeit last rock in the first end of play. Someone must hold the broom for all measured draw attempts.

f) Access Communications may be televising the final and, in some cases, one semi-final of select events through the season. The list of clubs will follow when available. Skips and one other player may be asked to wear microphones and/or do post game interview; please comply with these requests.

g) Please ensure that a minimum of six ends are played in all televised games.

h) With television equipment being fixed for Access events, there will be cases where one semi-final and the final will be played on the same sheet. In these cases, the team in the final that did not just come off that sheet will be permitted an optional 10-minute practice with both sets of rocks on the final sheet at the conclusion of both semi-finals and prior to the sheet being prepared for the final. Both teams will then get the standard 4 rocks up and down practice prior to the final.

i) For all other rules consult the CURLSASK Men’s Competition Page.

NOTE: CURLSASK OFFICIAL RULES GOVERNING THE PROVINCIAL MEN’S COMPETITION WILL TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER THESE GUIDELINES IN THE EVENT OF A CONFLICT.

SCPA Board

Saskatchewan Curlers Players Association

Contact Email – scpa.exec@gmail.com

Board of Directors for the SCPA for 2016-2017

President – Aaron Shutra
Cell: 306-230-0496
scpa.exec@gmail.com

Treasurer – Brady Scharback
Cell: 306-281-3131
brady_275@live.ca

Media Relations/Secretary – Kirk Muyres
Cell: 306-231-9305
Kmuyres@sasktel.net

Stats – Josh Heidt
Cell: 306-834-7779
josh.heidt@hotmail.com

Tour Liaison – Ryan Deis
ryan@leckieca.com

Sponsorship – Matt Batty
battymatthew@gmail.com

2015-2016 Standings/Berths

Provincial Berth Summary:

EventQualified Team
SCT Bonspiel - Regina Callie RocktoberfestTeam Randy Bryden - Regina Callie
SCT Bonspiel - Unity Compass Minerals Cash SpielTeam Shawn Joyce - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Bonspiel - Heritage Inn Moose Jaw Cash SpielTeam Bruce Korte - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Bonspiel - Saskatoon Nutana ClassicTeam Jason Jacobson - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Players Championship Winner - HumboldtTeam Shaun Meachem - Saskatoon Nutana
SCT Points ChampionTeam Dean Kleiter - Saskatoon Sutherland
CTRS Berth #1Team Steve Laycock - Saskatoon Nutana
CTRS Berth #2Team Kody Hartung - Langenburg
CTRS Berth #3Team Jason Ackerman - Regina Highland
CTRS Berth #4Team Josh Heidt - Kerrober
Provincial Berth spots are allocated in the following order: 1) SCT Provincial Berth Bonspiels, 2) Players Championship Winner, 3) SCT Tour Berth, 4) CTRS Berths

SCT Standings (including Provincial Berth Standings)
as of January 11, 2016
CTRS Standings (for Provincial Berth)
as of January 11, 2016
SCT Points are given as follows:
1st Place ~ 10 points
2nd Place ~ 7 points
3/4 Place ~ 5 points
5 to 8 Place ~ 3 points
Standings posted are unofficial. If errors are noticed, please contact: SCPA Board

TeamSCT
Points
Prov
Berth
Points
Event Summary
Korte, Bruce2323Moose Jaw Heritage Inn Cash
Saskatoon Nutana SCT Classic
Goldline Sask Players Championship
Jacobson, Jason1515Saskatoon Nutana SCT Classic
Goldline Sask Players Championship
Joyce, Shawn1515Regina Callie Rocktoberfest
Unity Compass Minerals Cash
Bryden, Randy1313Regina Callie Rocktoberfest
Moose Jaw Heritage Inn Cash
Kleiter, Dean1313Regina Callie Rocktoberfest
Moose Jaw Heritage Inn Cash
Saskatoon Nutana SCT Classic
Ackerman, Jason1212Regina Callie Rocktoberfest
Moose Jaw Heritage Inn Cash
Deis, Ryan1010Regina Callie Rocktoberfest
Saskatoon Nutana SCT Classic
Gedak, Brent1010Moose Jaw Heritage Inn Cash
Saskatoon Nutana SCT Classic
Meachem, Shaun1010Saskatoon Nutana SCT Classic
Goldline Sask Players Championship
Bitz, Scott88Saskatoon Nutana SCT Classic
Goldline Sask Players Championship
Vollman, Shane88Unity Compass Minerals Cash
Goldline Sask Players Championship
Lang, Mark77Unity Compass Minerals Cash
Craig, Dale55Moose Jaw Heritage Inn Cash
Fell, Lloyd55Unity Compass Minerals Cash
Sharp, Ray55Goldline Sask Players Championship
Eberle, Mike33Moose Jaw Heritage Inn Cash
Heidt, Brad33Moose Jaw Heritage Inn Cash
Keating, Kris33Regina Callie Rocktoberfest
Kleiter, Rylan3Not registeredSaskatoon Nutana SCT Classi
CTRS Points and Calculations can be found on the CC Website.
TeamCTRS
Points
Prov
Berth
Points
Event Summary
Laycock, Steve344.67344.672015 Players Championship
Canad Inns Men's Classic
Masters of Curling
Point Optical Curling
Stu Sells Oakville Tankard
Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic
GSOC Tour
Meridian Canadian Open
Asham US Open
Meachem, Shaun118.312118.312HDF Insurance Shoot-Out
Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic
Medicine Hat Charity Classic
Red Deer Curling Classic
Point Optical Curling
Weatherford Curling Classic
Saskatoon Nutana SCT
Goldline Sask Players Championship
Korte, Bruce79.46179.461HDF Insurance Shoot-Out
Red Deer Curling Classic
Point Optical Curling Classic
Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic
Heritage Inn SCT
Weatherford Curling Classic
Saskatoon Nutana SCT
Goldline Sask Players Championship
Hartung, Kody78.8878.88Canad Inns Men's Classic
Point Optical Curling Classic
Direct Horizontal Drilling Fall Classic
Westwood Inn Classic
DEKALB Superspiel
Weatherford Curling Classic
Goldline Sask Players Championship
Ackerman, Jason60.62360.623Red Deer Curling Classic
KMC Rocktoberfest
Point Optical Curling Classic
Heritage Inn SCT
Weatherford Curling Classic
Saskatoon Nutana SCT
Goldline Sask Players Championship
Heidt, Josh56.6556.65Red Deer Curling Classic
GSOC Tour Challenge Tier 2
Westwood Inn Classic
DEKALB Superspiel
Weatherford Curling Classic
Jacobson, Jason47.63847.638
Medicine Hat Charity Classic
Canad Inns Men's Classic
Red Deer Curling Classic
Point Optical Curling Classic
Weatherford Curling Classic
Saskatoon Nutana SCT
Goldline Sask Players Championship
Bryden, Randy32.94932.949Medicine Hat Charity Classic
KMC Rocktoberfest
Heritage Inn SCT
Heidt, Brad27.84127.841Heritage Inn SCT
Weatherford Curling Classic
Saskatoon Nutana SCT
Mecure Perth Masters
Deis, Ryan21.386Not in Top 75 CTRS to date.KMC Rocktoberfest
Red Deer Curling Classic
Goldline Sask Players Championship
Medicine Hat Charity Classic
Heritage Inn SCT
Weatherford Curling Classic
Saskatoon Nutana SCT
Sharp, Ray12.237Not in Top 75 CTRS to date.Heritage Inn SCT
Westwood Inn Classic
Goldline Sask Players Championship
Vollman, Shane8.084Not in Top 75 CTRS to date.KMC Rocktoberfest
Goldline Sask Players Championship
Eberle, Mike6.358Not in Top 75 CTRS to date.Heritage Inn SCT
Weatherford Curling Classic
Mourot, Matthew0.759Not in Top 75 CTRS to date.KMC Rocktoberfest
Avonair Cash Spiel

*Registered Team = registered both in CTRS AND CURLSASK Men’s Playdowns. See Registration Tab.
Teams wanting to be eligible for a Provincial Berth available at each SCT event, the team must register for Men’s Playdowns with CURLSASK by the entry deadline for the event.
Teams that register by November 1 with CURLSASK will accumulate all points for the season.
Any team registering with CURLSASK after November 1, will accumulate points from date of registration forward.

(Photo, Devan Ras, Tisdale Editor)

(Photo, Devan Ras, Tisdale Editor)