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2023 Tankard/Scotties - FAQ

WHAT IS THE TANKARD AND THE SCOTTIES? 

The Tankard is the annual provincial curling championship that determines the Ontario Men’s representative to The Tim Horton’s Brier, whereas The Scotties determines the Ontario Women’s representative to the Scott Tournament of Hearts. The Tankard and Scotties are staged under the auspices of CurlON and are held together for three out of the four years in the Olympic cycle.

 

WHEN AND WHERE? 

January 23 to 29 at The Plex in Port Elgin

 

TO BUY TICKETS?

Online ticket sales have now closed. 

Day passes & single game tickets will be available starting Monday January 23rd at The Plex in Saugeen Shores.

Tickets to any day or game for the event can be purchased beginning on that date, provided that tickets are not sold out. We will post updates here should any draws sell out. 

Daily pass - $40; except Sunday - $50 - including HST

Single game ticket - $20, except Sunday - $30 - including HST

 

WHAT IS THE DRAW FORMAT? 

There will be twelve mens and twelve womens teams. On each side the teams will play down in a round robin.

 

WHAT IS THE GAME SCHEDULE?

Click here for the Draw Schedule

  

IS IT LIVE STREAMED? 

All games each draw will be broadcast by CurlON through the Curling Canada platform at no cost. Click here

 

TEAMS: 

See the full list of Mens and Womens competitors here

 

SILENT AUCTION

Make your best bid on an array of items!

Tickets to the Tim Hortons Brier in London

Tickets to the BKT and OK Tire World Men’s Championships in Ottawa

Memberships and foursomes at Saugeen Golf Course

Foursomes at Southport Golf Course

Two, four day getaways at the Beach Motel

Cool Kitchen items from The Cook's Cupboard including an Espresso Machine, Frying Pan, Rice Pot and so much more

Kitchen Aid Mix Master from Square Deal Neil's TV & Appliances 

Team Homan autographed broom

Kerri Einarson signed game jersey

Gift cards at Allan’s Fireside Grill

Goldline Carbon Fiber Curling Brush

 

 

SO, WHAT IS Apres Curl? 

Hosted in The House, our hub - party central! Upstairs at the Plex.  You will find  complimentary food, beverage, entertainment and fun!

 

Featuring live entertainment Wednesday through Saturday evenings starting at 8:30

Your Event Pass or that day's ticket gives you entry to Après Curl

 

Wednesday:  John Stewart – easy listening, classic rock

Thursday: Sarah and Adam - easy listening, classic rock

Friday: Juanita and the Big Deal Band - easy listening, classic rock

Saturday: Dorian Grey – acoustic favourites, classic rock

 

Free appetizers are served at 10:00pm, compliments of Pizza Hut (Wednesday), Allan’s Fireside Grill (Thursday), The Wismer House (Friday), The Walker House (Saturday)

 

 

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ACCOMMODATION? 

There are numerous hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts available in Saugeen Shores. A full listing may be found on the Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce web site https://www.saugeenshoreschamber.ca/ Holiday Inn, Super 8, and The Beach Motel are event sponsors and each is offering special event packages. 

 

Holiday Inn and Suites, Port Elgin 1-519-832-2227 

Super 8, Port Elgin 1-519-832-2058

The Beach Motel, Southampton (519) 797-SAND (7263)

 

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL EVENTS I SHOULD BE AWARE OF?

The SPECIAL OLYMPIANS are an integral part of the Tankard. They play their provincial championship on Saturday afternoon January 28 at 12:50. It’s another level of elite curling. You won’t want to miss it!


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Port Elgin Curling Club, founded in 1907, has a long history in Port Elgin. PECC is proud to offer a safe and fun curling experience for all.  We welcome all skill levels to come out and enjoy curling.