Wednesday 8 May 2019

Melville will host 2020 Sasktel Tankard & Viterra Scotties Provincial Curling Championships

(Left to Right: Jim Wilson (CURLSASK Board member), Ashley Howard (CURLSASK Executive Director, Larry Petersen (Host Committee Chair)

Two of CURLSASK's marquee events will be taking place in Melville next year.

The Sasktel Tankard Men's and Viterra Scotties Women's Provincial Curling Championships will be played at the Horizon Credit Union Center from January 24th- February 2nd, 2020.

Melville last hosted the Tankard in 2015 and the Scotties back in 2017.

"Melville's a trusted host and is a community thats put on some great events in the past, and we are just glad to combine the two events and take them to the next level", CURLSASK Executive Director Ashley Howard said after the news conference.

The top 9 Womens' teams will compete from Jan. 24th- 30th while the 16 best Men's rinks will take to the ice from Jan. 29th to Feb. 2nd.

Host Committee Chair Larry Petersen says they ecstatic to get the chance to host these prestigious events.

"We are so excited, we are going to have 25 of the top curling rinks in the province for 10 days and it's actually something we've talked about before as a committee so we are glad we can actually make it a reality."

Sponsorship packages for the event are now available and if you're interested you can contact Larry 306-720-0744.

Ticket packages and Volunteer opportunities will be announced in the near future.

Chat with CURLSASK Executive Director Ashley Howard

Chat with Melville Host Committee Chair Larry Petersen

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