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EVENT UPDATE

Sept.13, 2017

As we reach the mid point of September the MCT events are about to kick into high gear. Several events are seeing more teams start to get their entries in. The KKP Classic at Fort Rouge is just around the corner. Currently they are at 13 teams and would like to get 24. To enter visit the events page for details or contact mblanchard@nscons.ca. To avoid missing out on this event or any other get entries in soon as last season most events ended up with waiting lists.

 

TEAM EINARSON OFF TO HOT START

Aug.30, 2017

This past weekend was the opening event of the MCT season.  The Spider Performance Icebreaker was held at the Granite and had 12 mens teams and 10 womens teams kick the season off.  On the womens side Kerri Einarson and her team of Selena Kaatz, Liz Fyfe, Kristen MacCuish finished the round robin at 3-1 and earned a direct spot in the semi final game.  After beating team Varnes, avenging an earlier loss to them,  they met team Robertson in the final.  Scoring 3 in the 4th and 7th ends would go along way to securing a 9-5 win and a payday of $2100.

Darcy Robertson also had the direct berth into the semi finals with a 3-1 record.  For making the final they take home $1500.  The 2 semi finalist won $890 each.  They were team Shannon Birchard and Rhonda Varnes.  Michelle Englot and her team won $640 for finishing 5th.

Up next is the Motherclub fall classic held at the Granite.  It takes place Sept.21-24.

 

NO CALVERT, NO PROBLEM

Aug.30, 2017

Team Calvert was missing skip Braden but Kyle Kurz stepped up and led the team to their first win of the year.  Robbie Gordon filled in all weekend and after loosing the opening game Team Calvert rattled off 5 straight wins.  Calverts team knocked off Craig Brown in the quarters, Jason Gunnlaugson in the semis and in the final they scored an impressive 8-4 win over John Shuster.  A 4 spot in the 4th end was the turning point and allowed Team Calvert to cash in.  They received $2200 for winning.

Team Shuster qualified out of the A side and earned $1500 for making the finals.  The 2 other A side qualifiers were Jason Gunnlaugson and William Lyburn.  Both teams lost in the semi finals and put $1000 in their pockets.  Sean Grassie and Craig Brown each picked up $700 for making the quarter finals.

Up next is the Motherclub fall classic held at the Granite. It takes place Sept.21-24.

 

TOUR UPDATE

Aug.16, 2017

After a busy summer, with the first event of the new season coming up next weekend, we would like to update everyone with what’s in store this year for the MCT.  There are some new events for both women’s and men’s teams this 2017 season.  Many thanks go out to the organizers and clubs that are able to run these events.  Hopefully we can fill them and keep the growing the tour.  Check out the events page to enter your team – they will fill up fast!  There are 8 women’s events plus a fall and spring berth this season. For the men, there are 12 events along with a fall and spring berth.  We are looking to add an event in February or March before the spring berths take place – more information to come on this.

The Men’s King Spud Classic in Carberry is returning to the MCT.  It will be held Dec. 15-17 and will have a berth into the 2018 Viterra Championship for the highest finishing eligible team.

We are currently working on finding a place to host the Tour Championships.  The Championship will award 2 women’s and 3 men’s provincial berths.  This is the same as last season.  Each team’s best 5 events will count towards your season total.

Various teams have requested the points summary be emailed and posted on the site every week – we will implement this.  If you have not received any emails from the MCT and would like to get our communication, please send us your email address to be added to our list.

 

MCT NEWS

Apr. 20, 2017

The Manitoba Curling Tour (MCT) is now actively seeking a new title sponsor for the 2017-18 curling season.  The former MCT title sponsor, MLCC, has decided to move its support elsewhere.  The title sponsors and all other funding is used to top-up prize payouts for the numerous Tour events, as well as paying for fees at Curling Clubs that host these events.

If you have any sponsor contacts in mind for the Tour, please reach out to us!  All sponsors are promoted throughout the season on the MCT website, through event signage, and through social media.  Additionally, If you have other thoughts on ways to promote our sponsors, we would love to hear your ideas.

 

2017/18 Schedule

Mar. 6, 2017

Hello Curlers, sponsors, fans, event hosts

We are currently working on the schedule for next season.  There will be an email sent when the schedule is done and also it will be posted on this site.  Please check back in the next month or so for more information.