Sixteen teams and 280 cookies were present to occupy the curlers’ attention for a few hours on Family Day for the Family Bonspiel.
The Mixed Team Bonspiel was held March 1st to 3rd with 16 teams competing for cash payouts. Curlers enjoyed a round robin format to decide the playoff teams as well as Friday appetizers and a Saturday banquet with food supplied by FLO Concession from the Encana Arena. Thank you to all the teams who participated. We hope to see you again next year.
The A Event winner was Team Galaxy from Sherwood Park consisting of skip Guy Algot, third Sarah Brown, second Dave Solberg and lead Dana Algot. Continue reading “Mixed Team Bonspiel Winners” →
In honour of Curling Day in Canada on February 23rd, the Rose City Curling Club would like to profile one of our oldest curling club members and share his curling story. Continue reading “Curling has no age limit” →
From March 8th to the 10th, the Rose City Curling Club will be host to one of 3 provincial qualifiers for mixed teams to advance to the Alberta Mixed Playdowns, March 27 to 31, 2019 at the Shamrock Curling Club in Edmonton. There are 13 teams from across Central Alberta competing. Live scores will be available on the Curling Alberta website and through the link below:
There are a few of our club members participating so come out and cheer them on. Admission is free and the lounge will be open to enjoy a refreshment or two. Check out the list of teams HERE.
The 2019 Curling Alberta Masters Provincial Championships wrapped up at the Rose City Curling Club on February 24th and we now know who our provincial representatives will be at the 2019 Canadian Masters Championships in April in Saskatoon.
Click HERE for the link to the championship page. The event is free of charge so come cheer on the teams competing for the right to represent Alberta at the 2019 Canadian Masters Curling Championships in Saskatoon.
Register now for the Family Day Bonspiel on February 18th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. This bonspiel is FREE of charge. Register online HERE, look for the sign up sheet on the bulletin board or call the curling club at (780) 672-4152.
You can register as an individual or a team but register early as the Family Day Bonspiel is limited to 18 teams. There will be 2 – 4 end games with hot chocolate or coffee as well as cookies after each game. So grab grandpa, grandma, mom, dad, a brother, a sister or a good friend and join us on February 18th. Brooms and sliders available at the club if needed.
The Town and Country Bonspiel was held last weekend, January 4 to 6 with 8 teams playing off in two 4-team round robins. The top 2 teams of each pool played off in the A event and the bottom 2 teams of each pool played off in the B event. Thanks to Ron Baier and his crew for the delicious banquet served on Saturday evening as well as the out-of-town teams who participated.
The A Event winners were the Vikings Alumni team consisting of lead Colton Simard, second Steve Lindberg, third Andrew Klassen and skip Roger Galenza.
The B Event winners were the Old Buggars team consisting of second Scott Malcolm, skip Gordon Berg, third John Kennedy and lead Milo Saby.
Congratulations teams! Thanks to all 8 teams for participating and to the volunteers who helped out at the bar, banquet or cleaning the ice.
If you are new to curling or have always wanted to try it, this is the session for you! Led by experienced curlers, you will learn the basics of how to deliver a stone, how to sweep a rock and how to keep your balance while on the ice. Continue reading “Adult Learn to Curl January 11” →