CookstownCash Ready to Rock
Preparations are complete at the Cookstown and Alliston Curling Clubs as they host the World Curling Tour this week.
The first ever World Curling Tour event in Cookstown/Alliston area will commence play on Thursday night at the Cookstown Curling Club. Teams from across Canada and the United States are competing for more than $30,000.00 in cash. Along with the cash come valuable Order of Merit points on the World Curling Tour.
Admission to the event is free. Spectators are advised to show up well in advance of games times to get a seat. Seats are on a first come, first served basis.
“This is a chance to see the best curlers up close. Rarely do you get access to the athletes like this. The players you see on television will be here this week, in our clubs. We’re very excited to get this event underway.” Says Dale Matchett, Co-Chairman of the event.
Some notable games from the draw include:
Thursday Nov. 6 9:00pm – Cookstown – Prebble (Cookstown, ON) vs. Casey (Charlottetown, PEI)
Friday Nov.7, 10:00am – Alliston – Kean (Toronto, ON) vs. Jakubo (Sudbury, ON)
Friday Nov.7, 3:00pm – Alliston – Casey (Charlottetown, PEI) vs. Brown* (Minnesota, USA)
Friday Nov.7, 7:00pm – Cookstown – Corner**(Brampton, ON) vs. Epping*** (Toronto, ON) & Bowser (Ottawa, ON) vs. Frans (Erin, ON)
Saturday Nov.8, 10:00am – Alliston – Ross (Harriston, ON) vs. Heggestad (Kimble, ON)
Saturday Nov.8, 12:00pm – Cookstown – Bodogh**** (St. Catharines, ON) vs. Spencer (Guelph, ON)
Saturday Nov.8, 5:00pm – Alliston – Harrison (Brantford, ON) vs. Russell (Orangeville, ON)
Saturday Nov.8, 8:30pm – Cookstown – Men’s Playoffs First Round
Sunday – All Day – Cookstown – Men’s and Women’s Championship Round
*Team Brown is US National Team and members of Team USA at 2014 Olympics
**Team Corner is returning Champion and members are 2-time World Curling Champions
***Team Epping is ranked 9th in the World by the Order of Merit
****Team Bodogh members are World Curling Champions
You can get all of the scores and results by following @CookstownCash on twitter.