News Releases and Current Results
2014-15 MCT EVENTS CALENDAR CURRENTLY BEING FINALIZED.
A DRAFT VERSION WILL BE POSTED BY APRIL 30, 2014
<Jan 5, 2014>
GRANITE TO HOST NEW MCT MEN’S & WOMEN’S EVENTS
The Granite Curling Club has announced plans to host new men’s and women’s cash bonspiels as a Manitoba season opener in the fall of 2014. The events will be both MCT and WCT affiliated.
The details of the MOTHER CLUB FALL CURLING CLASSIC are posted on the Granite Curling Club website (www.granitecurlingclub.ca/Bonspiel). A 16-team Men’s event (triple knock-out, eight qualifiers) and a 16-team Women’s event (triple knock-out, eight qualifiers) will run at the same time, September 25-28, 2014.
The entry fee will be $500 per team with a prize payout of $9,000 per event.
On behalf of the organizing committee, spokesperson Darryl says the first 16 paid entries per bonspiel will be accepted and the 16 teams per event are the maximum which will be accepted.
Draws will take place Thursday and Friday evenings and all day Saturday and Sunday.
Entry fee checks, payable to Granite Curling Club, are requested for the full amount ($500) but may be post-dated to September 1, 2014.
Mail to: MOTHER CLUB FALL CURLING CLASSIC
One Granite Way, Winnipeg Manitoba, R3C OY94
Contact for information: Darryl Gunnlaugson email:firstname.lastname@example.org
<Jan 5, 2014>
SIGURDSON WINS DEER LODGE MCT SPIEL
Steen Sigurdson and his Heather team (Riley Smith, Ian McMillan, Nick Curtis) won the championship and the $1,300 first prize at the Deer Lodge Open MCT Bonspiel with four wins and a single loss. Team Sigurdson defeated Richard Muntain 8-3 in the final game. The 12-team event included six teams bound for the Safeway Championship and three headed for the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. Muntain earned $700. Semi-finalists Kate Cameron and Darcy Robertson (skipped by Kyle Foster) each earned $550 while the quarterfinalists Joelle Brown and Kevin Brown each earned $400. The Cameron and Robertson teams were the unbeaten A-Side qualifers.
Team Sigurdson starts the 2014-15 MCT season at the top of Gord Green's MCT Men's Rankings with Muntain ranked second and Kevin Brown ranked third.
As the Robertson foursome was ineligle, Cameron starts the 2014-15 MCT season at the top of Kristi Green's MCT Women's Rankings with Joelle Brown ranked second.