SMDCT Dates and Locations

Aug. 30 – Sep. 2, 2019 ~ Battlefords Mixed Doubles Fall Curling Classic
Sep. 20-22, 2019 ~ College Clean Restoration/Colonial Square Inn & Suites Pro Curling Series
Feb. 7-9, 2020 ~ Sutherland Mixed Doubles Curling Classic
Feb. 14-16, 2020 ~ Highland Mixed Doubles Curling Classic
Feb. 21-23, 2020 ~ CURLSASK Provincial Berth Event (Upon CURLSASK Board Approval by July 22, 2019)

CURLSASK Dates and Locations

  • Provincial Championship:
    February 27 – March 1, 2020 ~ Nipawin Curling Club
  • National Championship:
    March 17-22, 2020 ~ Portage Curling Club
  • World Championship:
    April 18-25, 2020 ~ TBD

Links and Important Info

The playdowns & provincial championship will be structured as in accordance with the Saskatchewan Mixed Doubles Tour Rules, please click here to view.

General Information

ELIGIBILITY

  • 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 participants must adhere to the CURLSASK Residency Policy and be Canadian citizens.
    3. at the time of entry, the team must declare which one curling club they shall be representing for this competition.
  • Age
    1. No age restriction.
    2. Teams comprised of both players who are under the age of 19 at the time of the Provincial, must have a coach or guardian accompany them.
  • Entry
    • Each team must register its two players prior to the commencement of play.
    • Each team must register its two players with the Saskatchewan Mixed Doubles Curling Tour by January 15, 2019 to be eligible to receive points towards the Saskatchewan Mixed Doubles Provincials. *Date may change to be consistent with Curling Canada.
    • One coach will be allowed for each team. Coach must be 21 years of age or older and have a minimum Competition Coach Trained status or NCCP equivalent. All coaches must complete the Respect in Sport on-line training program prior to being granted coaching status.

QUALIFICATION

Teams will earn spots into the Saskatchewan Mixed Doubles Provincial competition based on the following order of criteria:

  1. Saskatchewan Mixed Doubles Tour Rankings (SMDTR) (8 berths)
    • The top 8 eligible teams on the rankings will be awarded berths in the provincial championship; any unclaimed berths will be awarded to the next highest ranked team.
    • Teams must be registered on the SMDTR by January 15, 2019
  1. Canadian Mixed Doubles Rankings (CMDR) (8 berths)
    • The top 8 eligible teams on the rankings as of February 1, 2019 not already qualified will be awarded provincial berths.
    • Teams must be registered on the CMDR by January 15, 2019 to be eligible.
  1. CURLSASK U18 Mixed Doubles Championship (4 berths)
    • The semi-finalists of the CURLSASK U18 Mixed Doubles Championship will earn berths in the Mixed Doubles Provincial Championship.
    • Any unclaimed berths will be awarded to the next highest team on the SMDTR.
  1. Last Chance Berth Event (4 spots)
    • This will be an open-entry event serving as a last chance qualifier for the provincial championship.
    • All entries will be subject to CURLSASK Registration Fee ($140 GST included) + bonspiel fee.
  • In the event of a tie for a qualifying berth, the Tiebreaker Criteria will be as follows:
    • Higher Ranked SMDTR team
    • Higher Ranked CMDRS team
    • Number of 1st place finishes in all events.
    • Number of 2nd place finishes in all events.
    • Number of 3rd/4th place finishes in all events.
    • Number of 5th to 8th place finishes in all events.
    • Head to head record of the teams in all events.
    • Sudden death playoff among tied teams. Date and location determined by CURLSASK
  • Points for the Saskatchewan Mixed Doubles Tour Rankings (SMDTR) will be awarded as follows:

Tier 1 – Sask Mixed Doubles Curling Tour Events

  • Event Entry fee must be greater than or equal to $400.00
    • 1st – 28 points
    • 2nd – 22 points
    • 3rd & 4th – 18 points
    • 5th – 8th – 12 points
    • 2 points per win for non-playoff teams in knockout or pool play
  • Tier 2 – Sask Mixed Doubles Curling Tour Events
  • Event entry fee must be greater than or equal to $250.00
    • 1st – 22 points
    • 2nd – 18 points
    • 3rd & 4th – 14 points
    • 5th – 8th – 10 points
    • 1 point per win for non-playoff teams in knockout or pool play
  • Tier 3 – Sask Mixed Doubles Curling Tour Events
  • Event entry fee must be greater than or equal to $100.00
    • 1st – 16 points
    • 2nd – 12 points
    • 3rd & 4th – 9 points
    • 5th – 8th – 5 points
    • 1 point per win for non-playoff teams in knockout or pool play
  • * should an event run with less than 16 teams entered, only 6 teams will earn playoff points
  • ** should an event un with less than 10 teams entered, only 4 teams will earn playoff points
  • *** If an unregistered/ineligible team earns points
  1. If any of the above spots are not filled to complete the 24 team field at provincials, the remaining spots will be awarded to the next highest team(s) based on the SMDTR points system.
  2. Teams are considered entered when a complete line-up and all fees have been received by CURLSASK.
  3. In the event where team(s) who are not eligible for 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 points vanish and are not awarded to any team.)
  4. Registration/Berth Acceptance Fee – The CURLSASK registration fee is $140.00 (GST included) per team.

The entry deadline for the Saskatchewan Mixed Doubles Curling Tour Last Chance Berth Event is February 3, 2019, 12:00pm (noon)

SUBSTITUTE

  1. Alternate/substitute players are not allowed. A team must forfeit any game(s) in which it fails to have both players playing for the entire game.

PLAYDOWN PROCEDURE

  1. For the Saskatchewan Mixed Doubles Curling Tour Last Chance Berth Event, there will be no maximum number of teams that can enter. The event will have a triple-knock-out draw format.
  2. The Saskatchewan Mixed Doubles Provincial playdown will consist of 24 teams. The draw will consist of a round robin of 4 pools of 6 teams. Teams will be seeded into the pools based on a pre-seeded process determined by CURLSASK. After round-robin play, the top 8 teams will qualify for the single knock-out playoffs. The top two teams in each pool will advance directly to the playoffs. Where necessary, tie-breaking draws will be played.
  3. All games are played under the CURLSASK and Curling Canada rules.
  4. The winning teams must continue with its original registered team to represent Saskatchewan at the Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship. In the case a team is unable to field their originally registered line-up at the Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, the runner up team will be declared team Saskatchewan and will then be subject to all applicable playdown procedures.
  5. The winning team will earn the right to represent Saskatchewan at the Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship March 19-24, 2019 in Fredericton, N.B. Teams must cover all entry fees and travel/accommodation expenses.


		

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 – Weyburn

KEY CONTACTS:

CURLSASK Liaison – Del Jones

Host Committee Chairperson – Jade Bloor

Host Website – https://www.weyburncurlingclub.com/

TEAM ACCOMMODATION:

Travelodge by Wyndham Weyburn

53 Government Rd S, Weyburn, SK S4H 2A2

(306) 842-1411

Teams must contact the hotel directly to reserve their room. The rooms will be held until. The block of rooms are under the Weyburn Curling Club.

SOCIAL FUNCTIONS:

Luncheon tickets will be provided for curlers. Limited extra tickets are available and must be purchased in advance online at https://weyburn.curling.io/en/admin/products/2574-mixed-doubles-provincials-luncheon-ticket or by contacting Calli Benko via email at weyburncurling@gmail.com (306.842.2236).