Friday, February 24, 2017

Rocks will slide, brooms will sweep! As Mixed Bonspiel launches.

The skaters of the Northwest aren't the only ones taking to the ice this weekend, over on the east side of town Prince Rupert's curlers will hit the pebbled ice in the Mixed Bonspiel.

18 teams have registered for this weekends event which features three days of curling action starting this evening.

The opening ends takes place this evening, with the Curlers returning to the ice Saturday for a full day of sweeping, shouting and rock throwing until it's banquet time.

Saturday's social night features a catered dinner courtesy of No. 1 Catering, while Much Gusto Will be on site as weel for breakfast and lunch time snacking.

Through the tournament there will be door prizes, along with a 50/50 draw every evening as well as a Quilt Raffle as part of the off ice activities.

Sunday brings the Finals set to take place from 2 until 4 PM

The Mixed Bonspiel heralds the waning days for curling on the year, with March set to host the Men's Marine Bonspiel from March 10 to 11.

You can find out more about what's happening at the Seal Cove Rink from the Prince Rupert Curling Club's Facebook page

More items related to Curling on the North Coast can be found on our archive page here.

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