The Host Committee for the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, March 30-April 7 in Victoria’s Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, will be presenting a Cool Shots Tournament for the fans, three weeks prior to the start of the big event.
The tournament takes place the weekend of March 9-10 at the Hillside Centre, an official sponsor of the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship. A $500 Hillside gift card will be presented to the winning team.
“We hope to see some big crowds come out to take part in the competition,” said Host Co-Chair Keith Dagg. “Cool Shots is so much fun… and this is a great way to keep building the excitement in the community for the upcoming world championship.”
Cool Shots is the small-scale version of the roaring game, played on shuffleboard-style tables designed to allow the rocks to actually curl.
The tournament will feature teams of two players, throwing four rocks apiece, in a single-elimination playoff format. The competition hits the boards Saturday, March 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the finals on Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon.
Register your team at the Hillside Customer Service booth or online at the Cool Shots page at curling.ca/worlds.
The entry deadline is March 1. The draw will be emailed to all teams and posted online March 4. Questions relating to registration should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ford World Men’s media partner KOOL FM will also be involved in the competition with broadcast promotions and an information link on its website.
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