Dates and Locations

Men’s Qualifiers

North: January16-19 ~ North Battleford
South: January 16-19 ~ Swift Current

SaskTel Men’s Tankard Provincial

January 29 – February 2 ~ Melville Sportsplex

Tim Horton’s Brier

February 29 – March 8 ~ Kingston, ON

LGT World Men’s Curling Chamionship

March 28 – April 5 ~ Glasglow, Scotland

Competition Dates & Information

EVENT DATE DEADLINE  
Free Agent Oct. 31 REGISTER
CURLSASK Registration Opens Sept. 1 Nov. 1 via North or South
CTRS Points Nov. 1 REGISTER
SCT #1 – Saskatoon Nutana Oct. 4.6 374-2422
SCT #2 – Estevan Oct. 18-20 634-3391
SCT #3 – Moose Jaw Ford Oct. 25-27 624-2040
SCT #4 – Regina Highland Nov. 8-10 543-8600
SCT #5 – Farmer’s Edge (Wadena) Dec. 6-8 338-9632
SCT #5 – Swift Current Jan. 3-5 773-4001
North Q – N. Battleford Jan. 16-19 Jan. 6 REGISTER
South Q – Swift Current Jan. 16-19 Jan. 6 REGISTER

Provincial Format

  • 4 CTRS Berths
  • 6 SCT Champions
  • 3 Men’s Northern Qualifier
  • 3 Men’s Southern Qualifier

Provincial Format: 16 team triple knockout

NEW! Curling Canada Birthright Residency Rule (Effective June 10, 2019) ~ CLICK HERE

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.
  1. Affiliation
  2. All participants must be player members of CURLSASK. Player Members are defined as persons who are members of CURLSASK Affiliate Member Curling Clubs.
  3. All participants must adhere to the CURLSASK Residency Policies and be Canadian Citizens.
  4. One (1) non-Saskatchewan residing “free agent” will be permitted per team.
  5. Curling Canada’s Birthright Residency policy is in effect for this competition.
  6. Alternates are permitted in this competition as per the CURLSASK alternate policy.
  7. No minimum or maximum age restriction.

 

  1. Entry
  2. Each team must register its four players prior to the commencement of play.
  3. At the time of entry, the team must declare which one curling club they shall be representing for this competition.
  4. All coaches must complete the Respect in Sport on-line training program prior to being granted coaching status.
  5. Coaches must be a minimum Competition Coach Certified at all levels of this provincial competition.
  6. At Nationals he/she must be Competition-Development Certified in the sport of curling to be recognized.

 

  1. Registration Fees
  2. The CURLSASK registration fee for this competition is $240.00 (GST included) per team plus a Curling Canada Participant Fee of $48.00 per player payable at the time of entry.

 

  1. Deadlines
    1. For any teams wishing to qualify for a direct berth and ensure all their points count, they need to be registered for CTRS points and playdowns by November 1, 2019.
    2. North or South: January 6, 2019 12:00 PM (NOON)
    3. To be eligible for a Provincial Berth spot in any of the SCT events, a team must be registered with CURLSASK by the deadline date of each bonspiel.

 

  1. SUBSTITUTE

(Please refer to General Rules of Competition #14 for general substitution rules)

Specific substitution rules for this competition are:

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

 

  1. PLAYDOWN PROCEDURES
  2. The 16 Teams to the Provincial would be declared in the following order:
    1. One (1) qualifying at each of the following:
      1. Saskatoon Nutana SCT
      2. Estevan SCT
  • Regina Highland SCT
  1. Farmers Edge SCT Wadena
  1. One (1) berth will be awarded to the Sask Tour Players Champion.
  2. Four (4) berths will be awarded to the four highest ranked registered Saskatchewan Teams on the Canadian Team Ranking System*
  3. One (1) berth will be awarded to the highest ranked registered Saskatchewan Teams from the Sask. Curling Tour *
  4. Six (6) berths will be awarded through Provincial Qualifying Events (North and South)

 

**Points will be determined using the January 6, 2020 CTRS points.

 

Berths must be accepted in this order.  Once a team has been awarded a berth, they will be removed from consideration from the subsequently determined berths.

 

  1. The SaskTel Tankard Provincial Championship will be a 16-team self-seeded Triple Knockout format with a Page System Playoff. At the Provincial Final, the A Event winner, B Event winner and the two finalists of the C Event will advance to the Page System Playoff.

 

  1. PROVINCIAL BERTHS

 

 Saskatchewan Curling Tour (SCT) Berth Bonspiels

  1. Only CURLSASK Registered Teams will be eligible for the Provincial Berth spot.
    1. CURLSASK Registered Teams means team roster has been declared through CURLSASK on-line registration, competition fees paid.
    2. Teams must be CURLSASK Registered by the deadline date of each bonspiel in order to be eligible for the Provincial Berth spot.
  2. Should an unregistered or ineligible team win the Berth Bonspiel see competitor guide for berth playoff protocol
  3. Bonspiels will have no minimum or no maximum number of teams to be a Berth Bonspiel.
  4. Teams must adhere to the deadline date set by the SCPA for each event.
  5. Bonspiel format will be triple-knockout or modified double-knockout with sudden death playoffs. The number of teams that qualify for playoffs will be maximum 8 teams and minimum 4 teams and will be determined per event by the SCPA Committee dependent on number of entries into the bonspiel.
  6. Playoff games may be required to determine the berth. See Miscellaneous for play off details.
  7. If a berth spot is not allocated to a SCT Berth Bonspiel (ie. no eligible teams qualify for the playoffs of an event), then that spot will be awarded to the Provincial Qualifying events.

 

CTRS (Canadian Team Ranking System) BERTHS

  • All 2019-2020 CTRS Events up to and including January 6, 2020 will be designated as qualifying events for the 2020 Provincial Championship.
  • Only events approved by Curling Canada are eligible to offer CTRS points. For more information on how points are calculated, eligible events, standings and to register to earn CTRS points, please go to curling.ca/team-canada

 

 

TEAMS WILL BE ABLE TO VIE FOR CTRS AND SCT BERTHS IF THEY MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

 

  • It is understood that teams will have to enter and/or qualify for these Point Qualifying Berth Events under the terms and conditions of each respective bonspiel.

 

  • CTRS registration must be complete by November 1st

 

  • Competition Fee, including the Curling Canada Fee, must be paid to the CURLSASK Office or through on-line registration, by November 1st.

 

  • Points will count only if fees and registrations are completed by November 1st. Registrations received after November 1st will allow the team to accumulate points only from date of registration received.

 

  • Teams wishing to earn points through the CTRS or SCT Berths must have three (3) of four registered players. In the event only three of four registered team members compete, the substitute for the bonspiel must:
    • play the position of the indisposed player or lower.
    • not have competed in the same event as a member of another team.

 

 

Provincial Qualifying Events

  1. Provincial Qualifying Events will be held January 16 – 20, 2020 (North – North Battleford) and January 17 – 20, 2020 (South – Swift Current).
  2. Each qualifying event will be guaranteed one (1) berth to the Provincial Tankard. The remaining berths will be allocated by the Competition Committee for each based on comparison of the number of entries between each event.
  3. Draw will be a triple-knockout with 10 end games.
  4. The Events are open to any Men’s eligible team regardless if they have previously registered for a SCT or CTRS berth points or are new teams registering with CURLSASK.
  5. Teams who have earned a Provincial Tankard berth through SCT Berth Bonspiels, SCT Players Championship, SCT Tour and CTRS are ineligible to enter a Qualifying Event.
  6. Teams can declare at the time of registration which Qualifying event they wish to attend, they are not bound by location of team but cannot enter both events.

 

Miscellaneous

  1. It is understood that teams will have to enter and/or qualify for the Point Qualifying Berth Events under the terms and conditions of each respective Bonspiel or CURLSASK guidelines.
  2. In the event of a challenge or dispute related to rulings or awarded points, it is understood that the decision of the CURLSASK Competition Committee is final.
  3. In the event a registered player(s) is/are replaced throughout the curling season, that replaced player(s) may apply to CURLSASK for reinstatement of eligibility in order to re-enter other Provincial berth events with another team. Application must be made in writing (e-mail is sufficient) to CURLSASK Chief Umpire at least 3 days prior to wanting to compete with any other team in a provincial berth event. A player may only request to be reinstated once for the Men’s Playdown Process.

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 QUALIFIER NORTH –  Saskatoon Nutana

KEY CONTACTS:

CURLSASK Liaison: TBD

Host Committee Chairperson: TBD

TEAM ACCOMMODATION: TBD

PROVINCIAL QUALIFIER SOUTH – Weyburn

KEY CONTACTS:

CURLSASK Liaison:  Brian Hill

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.

PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIP – Whitewood

TEAM ACCOMMODATION:

Best Western Plus – Moosomin
405 Moose St.
Moosomin, SK S0G 3N0
Teams MUSt contact Barb Swallow (306.646.7725) to reserve their room.
Shuttles to the venue will be provided.

SOCIAL FUNCTIONS:

Mosaic Patch – Whitewood Community Centre
Wednesday – Saturday

Luncheon tickets will be provided for curlers. Limited extra tickets are available and must be purchased in advance by contacting Lisa Istace (306.735.7301).

TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets are available at a variety of vendors. Full details are available at http://www.saskteltankard.com/