CHARITY CURLING CLASSIC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – NUTANA CURLING CLUB
SEPTEMBER 25- SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
The Nutana Curling Club is extremely excited to start the curling season with a stellar field in Saskatoon’s only Men’s World Curling Tour Event-The Point Optical Curling Classic. The field includes 9 of the top 14 teams in the World Curling Tour rankings.
Confirmed are the 2014 Olympic Gold Medalist Team and World #1 ranked Team Jacobs, Olympic Bronze Medalist Team Edin from Sweden, and the Olympic 8th place Team Michel from Switzerland. The Nutana Curling Club will be rocking with the teams competing for nearly $45000 in cash.
Some of the other teams in the bonspiel are: Team McEwen (World #2 ranking plus winner of the 2011 Point Optical), Peter de Cruz (World #14 ranking from
Switzerland), Sven Michel (World #11 from Switzerland), John Epping (World #10
Plus, Winner of the 2012 Point Optical), and Brendan Bottcher (World #17 plus
2012 Canadian and World Junior Champion).
Also included in this awesome field are teams from Japan (Morozumi #22) and two teams from the United States (Plys #24) and (Shuster #21). The Saskatchewan teams include Laycock (World #8 ranking), Korte, Jacobson and Ackerman.
The four-day event passes are available to watch the best men’s curling. Premier reserved seating will be offered again because of popular demand with prices ranging from $60 to $125. The seating chart can be seen on line via the Nutana Curling Club’s official website www.nutanacurlingclub.ca. Tickets can be purchased at Nutana Curling Club during business hours. Daily rush tickets can be purchased for only $15.