New Sliders Challenge!

Win a 1 Hour Practice Session with CURLSASK Pro, Kirk Muyres!

What?
A new virtual challenge for youth curlers; developed and administered by CURLSASK. Simply record a video of your best delivery and send the video to CURLSASK. The goal of the Sliders Challenge is for the young curlers to have the opportunity to develop their skills through the judging criteria and receive helpful feedback from CURLSASK. 


 

Why?
CURLSASK believes in creating programs that are accessible and inclusive throughout our entire province to curlers of all ages and backgrounds. By having the Sliders Challenge completely virtual, this provides an excellent way for CURLSASK to reach more of our youth curlers and keep them wanting to practice their skills.


 

Who?
CURLSASK has designed the Sliders Challenge for all Saskatchewan curlers between 6 and 8 years of age. All those born between January 1st, 2015 and December 31st, 2018 are eligible to enter.


 

When?
The Sliders Challenge will open on August 1st, 2022 and close on February 1st, 2023. All feedback will be return to the Sliders Challenge curlers by February 15th, 2023 with the winners announced in late March to early April.


 

Where?
The Sliders Challenge will be held completely virtually! Curlers will 1) Enter now via the online form below 2) Submit their 1 front slide video with a rock by email to sliders@curlsask.ca

All Sliders who enter will receive a learning report by CURLSASK Pro, Kirk Muyres and by mail a Sliders Challenge Broom Sticker!

Questions about CURLSASK’s Sliders Challenge?
Please Email:
sliders@curlsask.ca

About Kirk Muyres
The CURLSASK Pro

Kirk was born and raised in St. Gregor, SK, about one hour east of Saskatoon.  Curling Team Walker / Muyres, he plays on the World Curling Tour. Dedicating himself to the sport of Curling, Kirk has represented Saskatchewan at the Tim Horton’s Brier in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, and 2021 capturing the first bronze medal for Saskatchewan, since 1999 in 2015 and another bronze medal in 2021. While competing with Team Walker / Muyres in the mixed doubles discipline, he has won the 2018 Canadian Championship and 2018 World Bronze Medal. Kirk and Laura are focused on winning an Olympic Gold Medal for Canada in 2026.

As a way to give back, Kirk’s teams are highly involved in the community, dedicating themselves to helping grow grassroots and youth sports throughout Saskatchewan through their annual Community Rocks Junior Curling Tour. In addition, Kirk is a director of the Do More Agriculture Foundation that supports people’s Mental Health in the Agriculture Industry. He also helps people and organizations by being involved in guest speaking engagements for charity and community evenings.

Kirk looks forward to the new Sliders Challenge and providing young curlers across the province with helpful feedback on their slides!