News from the Canada Cup
Two skips in the field for the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling have the opportunity to establish history as the first women to lead their teams to three event championships.
When John Epping steps on the ice in Moose Jaw for the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup, he’s hoping to start off the new curling season the same way he finished the last one – with a victory celebration.
The women’s final of the 2011 Capital One Canada Cup came down to a battle between two Manitoba rivals – Jennifer Jones and Chelsea Carey – with Jones coming out on top to claim a second championship title.
Crystal Webster made a dramatic change to her lineup prior to the outset of the 2011-2012 curling campaign and it was one that came very close to a major breakthrough on the national scene.
In a curling career that is unquestionably the envy of the majority of serious competitors in the game there are at least two championships Jeff Stoughton would still love to add to his resume.
The Host Committee for the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup today announced the release of Mini Pack ticket options for one of the premiere events on the Season of Champions curling calendar – coming to Moose Jaw’s Mosaic Place November 28-December 2.
Last season’s top seven women’s teams have qualified for the right to play for the championship title at the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling November 28-December 2 in Moose Jaw.
The seven top-ranked men’s teams on the country’s competitive curling scene will be in Moose Jaw November 28-December 2 for the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup – the opening event of the new Season of Champions schedule.
At the age of 10, Danielle Sicinski threw her first rock down the ice at the Spy Hill Curling Rink in the Saskatchewan community southeast of Yorkton with a population in the neighborhood of 250 people.
Moose Jaw is renowned for turning out an impressive number of high-calibre curlers who have moved on to excel at the championship level in provincial, national and international competitions.
Last year our top competitive curlers battled for the opportunity to lay claim to a national title, compete for a world championship and secure a berth in the Canadian Curling Trials with the hopes of representing Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
The 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling is symbolic of the refreshing sense of confidence that has been gaining momentum in Moose Jaw in recent years and one more sign of the energy and enthusiasm that is literally changing the face of the community.
The streets of downtown Moose Jaw came alive July 5-7 for the annual Sidewalk Sale, and volunteers for the 2012 Capital One Canada Cup of Curling were right at the heart of the festivities.
It was 1934 when Mickey Gower threw her first curling rocks down the bumpy ice surface during high school play at the local rink in Central Butte, Saskatchewan, in an era when parents had to supply the stones.
The Capital One Canada Cup of Curling makes its first trip to Moose Jaw November 28-December 2 and one of the primary reasons the city is hosting the elite event is Mosaic Place.