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Competition Dates

  • Q-Spiel #1:
    November 2-5, 2018 ~ Saskatoon Granite
  • Q-Spiel #2:
    November 16-18, 2018 ~ Regina Callie
  • Q-Spiel #3:
    Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2018 ~ Prince Albert
  • Provincial Championship: 
    December 27-31, 2018 ~Saskatoon Sutherland
  • National Championship: 
    January 19-27, 2019 ~ Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
  • World Championship: 
    February 17-24, 2019 ~ Liverpool, Nova Scotia

Deadlines

Q-Spiel #1 Entry Deadline

October 16, 2018 – 12:00 pm noon

Q-Spiel #2 Entry Deadline

November 6, 2018 – 12:00 pm noon

Q-Spiel #3 Entry Deadline

November 20, 2018 – 12:00 pm noon

Format

The winners in each of the three Q-Spiels qualify for a 12-team round robin, pool system provincial format.

Get your team registered!

CURLSASK, in conjunction with Curling Canada provides a Curling I/O on-line registration and payment system.

Any team member can create the team in Curling I/O, but all team members MUST create a profile in Curling I/O.  All team members will be required to read and accept the Event Participation Agreement (waiver). Click here to create a Curling I/O account.

An e-mail address can only be used by one person. Your e-mail address is what identifies you in the Curling I/O database.

REGISTER YOUR TEAM BELOW:

Junior Men Q-Spiel #1 – Registration Opens Sept. 1, 2018
Junior Women Q-Spiel #1 – Registration Opens Sept. 1, 2018
Junior Men Q-Spiel #2 – Registration Opens Sept. 1, 2018
Junior Women Q-Spiel #2 – Registration Opens Sept. 1, 2018
Junior Men Q-Spiel #3 – Registration Opens Sept. 1, 2018
Junior Women Q-Spiel #3 – Registration Opens Sept. 1, 2018

General Information

CURLSASK, in conjunction with Curling Canada provides a Curling I/O on-line registration and payment system.

Any team member can create the team in Curling I/O, but all team members MUST create a profile in Curling I/O.  All team members will be required to read and accept the Event Participation Agreement (waiver). Click here to create a Curling I/O account.

An e-mail address can only be used by one person. Your e-mail address is what identifies you in the Curling I/O database.

Information Required to Register

  • Team name
  • Team line up
  • Method of payment in full (credit card, cheque to be mailed)

Security

  • Centralized database of curlers, compliant with privacy laws and using industry standard encryption, firewalls, and other security measures to protect personal data.

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.
2018-2019 General Rules of Competition – COMING SOON!2018-2019 Competitor & Coach Code of Conduct – COMING SOON!

A. ELIGIBILITY

  1. Affiliation
    1. All participants must be player members of CURLSASK. Player Members are defined as persons who are members of CURLSASK Affiliate Member Curling Clubs.
    2. All competitors on the team must be members of an affiliated club in the Province
    3. At the time of entry, the team must declare which one curling club they shall be representing for this competition.
    4. All participants must adhere to the CURLSASK Residency Policy and be Canadian citizens.
  2. Age
    1. Each player must be 20 years of age or under on or before July 1st the year preceding the national championship (2018). (i.e.- They must be born after July 1st, 1997)
  3. Entry
    1. Each team must register its four players and coach prior to the commencement of play at the Qualification Bonspiel. A team consists of four players and a coach who is at least 21 years of age. Only one coach per team will receive coach’s recognition as per CURLSASK policy. The coach is directly responsible for the conduct of his/her team, on and off the ice.
    2. Teams may enter any Qualification Bonspiel in the province, but once a team qualifies at a Junior Qualification Bonspiel, the team is ineligible to enter any further Qualification Bonspiels.
    3. It is mandatory that all teams at Q-Spiels, and Provincials have a coach that is Competition Coach Trained or old NCCP Level 1 Certified, in the sport of curling, and the coach must be 21 years of age or older. All coaches must complete the Respect in Sport on-line training program prior to being granted coaching status.
    4. A Competition Coach Certified or Old NCCP Level 2 Certified Coach, in the sport of curling, is required for National Junior Championships. A Competition Coach Certified or Old NCCP Level 2 Certified Coach, in the sport of curling, MUST be named before Provincial Playdowns.
  4. Registration/Entry Fee
    • Commencing at a Q-Spiel each team entering the competition, will pay the CURLSASK Registration Fee of $240.00 (GST included) per team plus a Curling Canada Participant Fee of $45.00 per player.
    • The team will also pay a separate Entry Fee for each Bonspiel, which is over and above the one-time playdown registration fee. The Entry Fee for each Bonspiel will be $80.00 (GST included).
  5. Dates and Entry Deadlines

The dates and deadlines for the qualifying bonspiels are as follows:

 

Q-Spiel #1                 Nov. 2-5                           Saskatoon Granite          Oct. 16, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. (noon)

Q-Spiel #2                 Nov. 16-18                        Regina Callie                 Nov. 6, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. (noon)

Q-Spiel #3                 Nov. 30 – Dec. 2               Prince Albert                  Nov. 20, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. (noon)

B. SUBSTITUTE

(Please refer to General Rules of Competition #13 for general substitution rules)

Specific substitution rules for this competition are:

  1. For Qualification Bonspiels, a substitute may come from anywhere in the province but may not be a registered member of a team in the Junior Men’s competition.
  2. For Provincials, a substitute may come from anywhere in the province, not be a registered member of a team competition in the provincial event but could be from a registered team who has been eliminated from the Junior Men’s competition.

C.  PLAYDOWN PROCEDURE

The Provincial Championship will be a 12 team event with the teams qualifying through three (3) Qualification Bonspiels in the Province. Four teams from each bonspiel will qualify for the Provincial Championship.

  1. Triple knockout draw will be run for each Q-spiel. Which events the four qualifiers come out of for each spiel will be determined by the CURLSASK competition committee once entry numbers are confirmed
  2. Teams winning a Qualifying Bonspiel berth CANNOT enter another Qualifying Spiel.
  3. At the Provincial, a round robin/pool format will be used. Teams will be divided into two (2) self seeded pools of six (6) teams. A total of six (6) teams will advance to the playoffs.

D. MISCELLANEOUS

As per CURLSASK Code of Conduct, competitors/coaches attending playdowns for the Junior competitions shall not be allowed to consume alcoholic beverages and/or recreational drugs at any time during any level of play. The curling club licensed area shall be off limits to all competitors/coaches.

Below provides information specific to each competition host site such as hotel and ticket information. Please click on the host site below that you would like information for. This information can also be found in the Competitor Guide under the Documents Tab.

 

PROVINCIAL – Saskatoon Sutherland

KEY CONTACTS:

CURLSASK Liaison: Jim Wilson – jim.wilson@curlsask.ca

Host Committee Chairperson: Kerry Tarasoff

Host Website – www.curlsutherland.ca

TEAM ACCOMMODATION:

Here is the Group Booking Link and contact phone numbers for the Holiday Inn Express & Suites East – University:

Attendees can book guestrooms by calling the following phone numbers:

Toll-free                        1-800-HOLIDAY (1-800-465-4329)

Hotel direct       1-306-954-1250

A user-friendly URL is ready for booking guestrooms within the block dates by simply clicking on the Booking Link (URL) below and it will take you directly to the special group rate provided to the group at each hotel.

*** Note: To check availability on the website, please manually input the group’s check-in and check-out dates prior to hitting the CHECK AVAILABILITY button.***

Group Name:                          Junior Curling – FAMILY BLOCK

Dates:                                                 December 26-31, 2018 (anything outside of those dates please contact the hotel directly)

Hotel:                                              Holiday Inn Express & Suites East-University-YXEES

Address:                                        1838 College Drive; Saskatoon; Bldg #2, SK; S1N 2Z8

 

Room Type(s) available:       Two queen bedrooms at $139.00/night

Single King with double sleeper sofa at $149.00/night

Cut-off date:                                       November 26, 2018

Group Code:                                       JCT                                          

Group Booking Link: 

https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/find-hotels/hotel/rooms?qDest=1838%20College%20Drive,%20Bldg%202%20Saskatoon%20Saskatchewan%20Canada&qCiMy=112018&qCiD=26&qCoMy=112018&qCoD=31&qAdlt=1&qChld=0&qRms=1&qRtP=6CBARC&qIta=99801505&qGrpCd=JCT&qSlH=YXEES&qAkamaiCC=US&qSrt=sBR&qBrs=re.ic.in.vn.cp.vx.hi.ex.rs.cv.sb.cw.ma.ul.ki.va&qWch=0&qSmP=1&setPMCookies=true&qRad=30&qRdU=mi&srb_u=1&icdv=99801505

Complimentary Services:

Complimentary Self Parking
Complimentary Express Start Hot Breakfast Bar
Complimentary High Speed Internet Access

Complimentary Coffee/tea 24 hours
Sundry Shop open 24 hours
Indoor pool and whirlpool
Fitness Centre
24 Hour Business Centre

SOCIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

Luncheon will be held at:  Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Room for 192 people

Extra Luncheon Tickets – $25/person

TICKET INFORMATION:

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

Day Pass – $15

Game Pass – $10

Event Pass – $40

Senior Event Pass – $30.00

Available at the Door