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MCT Finals to be Presented at Assiniboine Memorial CC

20 Oct, 2014


Action Will Be Broadcast on Shaw TV

The Manitoba Curling Tour presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries is pleased to announce the December 14 Men’s and Women’s MCT final games at Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club will both be featured as Community Access broadcasts on Shaw TV.

The telecasts are possible thanks to the support of the new Presenting Sponsor, Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, and MCT’s partners; Asham, CurlManitoba, CurlingZone, ReMax Professionals Gord & Kristi Green, and Best Western Plus Winnipeg West.

The games are tentatively scheduled for 1:30pm (Men’s final) and 4:00pm (Women’s final) as the culmination of men’s 16-team triple knock-out and women’s 12-team triple knock-out competitions. The 28 teams participating in the championships will be invited based upon their season-end rankings.

The fall 2014-15 Manitoba Curling Tour season includes 17 bonspiels in 7 rural communities and 4 Winnipeg clubs. In addition, current season rankings include the results of the January 2014 Deer Lodge Cash Spiel as well as the January - March Safeway and Scotties provincial berth qualifying events in Brandon & Carman.

See below for the complete 2014-15 schedule.

The results of CurlManitoba’s Safeway Berth Bonspiel in Neepawa (November 27-29) and the Scotties Berth Bonspiel in Swan Lake (November 14-16) will also be included in the calculation of MCT rankings to determine eligibility for MCT Championship invitations. The rankings also determine post championship eligibility for invitations to the Scotties Tournament of Hearts presented by Monsanto in Winkler (January, 2015) and the Safeway Championship in Brandon (February, 2015).

If eligible, the winners of the televised final games will earn invitations to compete in the respective Provincial Championships. In addition, the four top ranked eligible men’s teams two top ranked eligible women’s teams after the championship will also earn provincial invitations.

Spectators at Manitoba Curling Tour events can also win! Three lucky spectators will win a special championship package which will include reserved seating at Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club with hospitality & promotional merchandise compliments of Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries along with a comfortable room for a one-night stay compliments of Best Western Plus Winnipeg West. The winner of these special championship packages will be drawn randomly from spectator entries at each MCT bonspiel.
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For information contact: Resby Coutts-MCT Coordinator (mancurltour@mymts.net), 204-799-2250

Manitoba Curling Tour Rankings for 2014-15 will be based upon results in these events.

January 2014 – Deer Lodge Cash Spiel (Open) – Winner: Steen Sigurdson, Granite
January 2014 – Brandon Safeway Qualifier – Winner: Steve Irwin, Brandon
March 2014 – Carman Safeway Qualifier – Winner: Matt Dunstone, Granite
March 2014 – Carman Scotties Qualifier – Winner: Michelle Montford, Assiniboine Memorial
September 2014 – Granite Mother Club Fall Men’s Classic – Winner: Sean Grassie, Deer Lodge
September 2014 - Granite Mother Club Fall Women’s Classic – Winner: Kristy McDonald, Granite
Oct. 10-13, 2014 – Thistle Nott Autocorp Thanksgiving Charity Classic (Open) – Winner: Daley Peters

Oct 17-20, 2014 – East St. Paul Atkins Curling Supplies Women’s Classic
Oct 17-20, 2014 – Portage Canad Inns Men’s Classic
Oct 24-26, 2014 – LaSalle Curling Classic (Women)
Oct 24-27, 2014 – Portage Canad Inns Women’s Classic
Nov 7-10, 2014 – Swan River White’s Drug Store Classic (Men)
November 14-16 - Swan Lake CurlManitoba Scotties Berth Bonspiel
Nov 7-10, 2014 – Rossmere Ken Kurbis Memorial Galaxy Bonspiel (Open)
Nov 14-17, 2014 – Dauphin Clinic Pharmacy Bonspiel (Open)
Nov 20-23, 2014 – Morris/Rosenort DEKALB SuperSpiel (Men)
Nov 20-23, 2014 – Morris/Rosenort DEKALB SuperSpiel (Women)
Nov 27-30, 2014 – East St. Paul Sunova Spiel (Men)
Nov 27-30, 2014 – East St. Paul Sunova Spiel (Women)
November 27-29 - Neepawa Safeway Berth Bonspiel
Dec 5-8, 2014 – Thistle Integrity Stakes (Open)
Dec 12-14, 2014 – MCT Championship presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries (Men)
Dec 12-14, 2014 – MCT Championship presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries (Women)
 

The 2015-16 Rankings will be determined starting with this event:
January 1-4, 2015 – Deer Lodge Cash Bonspiel (Open)

For information contact: Resby Coutts-MCT Coordinator (mancurltour@mymts.net), 204-799-2250

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