The teams competing for the 2016 Travelers Insurance Northern Ontario Men’s Curling Championship to be held at the North Bay Granite Club February 10-14, 2016 is now complete.
Among the the eight participating teams will be Canada’s reigning Olympic Champions; the 2015 winners of the Players’ Championship and the recent winners of the Pinty’s’ Skins Event in Banff Alberta- the Brad Jacobs foursome from the Community First Curling Club in Sault Ste. Marie.
Also qualifying thru the Canadian Team Ranking System is Team Colin Koivula from Thunder Bay (Port Arthur C.C.).
Qualifying from the West Qualifier held in Port Arthur are the teams skipped by Mike Assad (Geraldton C.C.); Dylan Johnston Thunder Bay (Fort William C.C.) and Tanner Horgan (Copper Cliff C.C.).
The following teams rounded out the field from the East Qualifier at the Idylwylde G. & C.C. in Sudbury: Team Jordan Chandler (Sudbury C.C.); Robbie Gordon’s foursome (Sudbury C.C.) and the team skipped by Patrick Gelinas from Mattawa (Voyageur C.C.).
A full roster and schedule is available here.
Ticket sales for the 5-day championship in North Bay are going extremely well. Fans are encouraged to get their event tickets from the North Bay Granite Club 2624 Trout Lake Road, North Bay or by calling Bobby Ray @ the Club @ 705-472-6740 ASAP.
Full Event passes are $80.00 and single game tickets are $10 for Round Robin/Tiebreakers, $15 for the Semi-Final and $20 for the Championship Final.
The winner of the 2016 Travelers Insurance Northern Ontario Men’s Curling Championship will qualify for the Tim Hortons Brier in Ottawa March 5-13, 2016.
Yours in Curling,