CURLSASK December News

Competition Dates Dec. 1-3, 2017 ~ Jiffy Lube Junior Men’s & Women’s Q-Spiel #3 (Moose Jaw) Dec. 1-3, 2017 ~ Viterra Scotties Women’s Challenge Spiel (North Battleford) Dec. 1-3, 2017 ~ Saskatchewan Men’s Curling Tour Spiel (Estevan) Dec. 2-10, 2017 ~ Canadian Olympic Curling Trials (Ottawa) Dec. 8-10, 2017 ~ Affinity Credit Union Senior Women’s Q-Spiel #1 (Saskatoon Granite) Dec. 8-10, 2017 ~ Saskatchewan Men’s Curling Tour Spiel (Wadena) Dec. 15-17, 2017 ~ Viterra Scotties Last Chance Spiel (Estevan) Dec. 27-31, 2017 ~ Jiffy Lube Junior Men’s & Women’s Provincial Championship (Regina Callie) Competition Deadlines Dec. 6, 2017 ~ Viterra Scotties Women’s Last Chance Spiel (12:00 p.m. noon) Saskatchewan Men’s, Women’s & Junior Teams Claim Provincial Berths We want to congratulate the following Saskatchewan teams who have claimed a direct berth into their respective provincial championship this past week/weekend! Team Scott Bitz (Regina) ~ SaskTel Tankard Men’s Provincial ChampionshipTeam Ashley Howard (Regina) ~ Viterra Scotties Women’s Provincial Championship Team Amber Holland (Regina) ~ Viterra Scotties Women’s Provincial Championship Team Sherry Anderson (Saskatoon) ~ Viterra Scotties Women’s Provincial Championship Team Emily Haupstein (Weyburn) ~ Jiffy Lube Junior Women’s Provincial Championship Team Skylar Ackerman (Saskatoon) ~ Jiffy Lube Junior Men’s Provincial Championship Team Brecklin Gervais (Kronau) ~ Jiffy Lube Junior Men’s Provincial Championship Team Cody Sutherland (Maidstone) ~ Jiffy Lube Junior Men’s Provincial Championship * Please stay tuned for immediate releases of all provincial teams as playdowns start to conclude through December! Notice to All Junior Teams Please utilize your “Outside the Box” opportunities within the High Performance Program throughout the rest of the season. If you would mind holding off until the Olympic Curling Trials are completed that would be greatly appreciated! Volunteers Needed at both Tim Hortons Brier and Upcoming Jiffy Lube Junior Provincials Regina and the province of Saskatchewan are currently three months away from hosting the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier, and the host committee along with Curling Canada are still looking for volunteers. Please click here to begin the application process. The 2017 Jiffy Lube Junior Men’s & Women’s Provincial Curling Championships begin after the holidays on December 27! Rick Beattie and his team have put countless hours into the planning process of this event, and are still looking for enthusiastic and motivated volunteers to assist with this years championship. Please visit the document below to view all opportunities within the committee.

Call for Volunteers Letter

2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Kicks off Saturday December 2! The time has finally come and the journey will begin for 9 Men’s & 9 Women’s teams looking to wear that Maple Leaf come February at the 2018 Winter Olympic Game!! Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre, normally host to the National Hockey League’s Ottawa Senators, will host curlers instead of skaters come Saturday afternoon. Practice times begin Friday, while Draw 1 will get the week rolling Saturday at 1:00 p.m. SK time! Follow along with Team Steve Laycock as they will be the lone Saskatchewan rep out of the Saskatoon Nutana Curling Club!! Also keep a watchful eye out and cheer hard for other Saskatchewan representatives in Catlin Schneider (Team Morris), Braeden Moskowy (Team Carruthers) & Michelle Englot (Team Englot)!!   Coaching, Officiating & Ice Technician Courses Dec. 3, 2017 ~ Level 1 Officiating (Melfort) Dec. 16, 17 & 18, 2017 ~ Level 2 Ice Technician (Regina Callie) * Curling Canada’s Jamie Bourassa Head Instructor!! * To sign up for all clinics or courses, please contact the CURLSASK office! Club Affiliation Packages Sent to All Clubs The Annual CURLSASK Club Affiliation package was sent out in our fall mailout to all clubs! If your club did not receive the mailout (sent to club address) please let us know and we will send one as soon as possible to you!! CURLSASK Curling Contests CURLSASK Selfie Contest Love taking selfies and always find yourself at the curling rink..?? The CURLSASK Selfie Contest is just what you are looking for as you will be entered to win 2 Day Passes to the upcoming 2018 Tim Hortons Brier in Regina!! Here is how to enter:

  1. Like/Follow CURLSASK on either Facebook or Instagram and post a curling selfie.
  2. Mention @CURLSASK, a description of your curling experience & use the hashtags #CURLSASKSelfieContest #Brier2018
  3. Share your entry with friends to spread the word!

ONLY ONE POST PER ACCOUNT WILL BE ENTERED! Additional prizes will be awarded to alternate winners. Deadline to post a selfie is January 31!

Contest Rules & Full Description

620 CKRM & Sask Milk 8-Ender Contest 620 CKRM & Sask Milk have partnered to present to all curlers in Saskatchewan the 8-Ender Contest!!If your team happens to squeak out an 8-Ender in your curling game, you may be in for one special treat at the upcoming 2018 Tim Hortons Brier in Regina!! You will be entered to win Accommodations and Tickets to the Tim Hortons Brier March 10 & 11. Please click here for all contest rules. GOOD LUCK & GOOD CURLING TO ALL CURLERS! CURLSASK STAFF