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Inside Junior Curling: A Junior Coach’s Perspective – Sherrie Burechailo

A coach can make a big difference in a player’s development, especially when it comes to the young, impressionable generation. I have seen firsthand how good coaching has had a positive impact and I believe it’s important to acknowledge the vital role these dedicated individuals play with the young players.

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World Financial Group Continental Cup Introduces New Mini Pack

The Host Committee for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling – coming to Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre January 10-13 – announced today that a new event Mini Pack is now on sale.

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Reigning World Women’s Champs Return to Canada

In five trips to the World Women’s Curling Championship beginning in 1997, the best result to date for Switzerland’s Mirjam Ott had been a 2008 bronze medal performance in Vernon.  But that changed in a big way at the 2012 showdown in Lethbridge.

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Double Impact Deadline Draws Near

Today’s way to see the World Financial Group Continental Cup – the most unique event in international curling– is Double Impact, the ticket package that gives two fans a reserved seat for five exciting draws.

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New Scoring System Gets Straight to the Points

The ninth edition of the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling will feature the best curlers in the game facing off in Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre January 10-13, 2013 for the most unique event in international curling.

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Penticton Welcomes Curling’s Team Canada

Shouts of “hurry hard” rang loudly throughout the Cherry Lane Shopping Centre September 26 as a group of students from Wiltse Elementary School played Rocks and Rings with Canada’s reigning women’s curling champions.

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Teams Announced for 2013 WFG Continental Cup of Curling

The teams have now been confirmed for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto. The ninth edition of this unique international curling competition will take place from January 10-13 in Penticton, Canada at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

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Strength in Numbers the Key for WFG Continental Cup of Curling

The 30th edition of the Subaru Ironman Canada competition will see more than 3,000 triathletes from around the world gather in Penticton August 26 to compete in a grueling test of athletic skills.

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WFG Continental Cup of Curling Promoters Play All the Right Cards in Penticton

Penticton’s “Bridge in Wine Country” tournament attracted nearly 1,500 contestants from around the world June 11-17 and World Financial Group Continental Cup volunteers were there to encourage them to come back to the Okanagan Valley for one of the most exciting events in international curling.

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WFG Continental Cup of Curling Volunteers Spring into Action!

While spring is in the air throughout the Okanagan Valley, volunteers for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling have been hard at work promoting one of the elite sporting events of the winter season – coming to Penticton January 10-13.

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World Financial Group Continental Cup is Rockin’ the Okanagan

Loretta Wittur of Kelowna is the first lucky winner of Global Okanagan’s “Get Rockin’ Now!” contest promoting the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling coming to Penticton January 10-13.

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Canada’s Teams are Set for the World Financial Group Continental Cup

When the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling takes to the ice in Penticton next January, the most accomplished players in the world will be there to compete in one of international curling’s most prestigious championships.

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The Best in the World Will be Back in the Okanagan

The Host Committee for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling coming to Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre January 10-13, has announced the sale of Full Event ticket packages starting March 1st.

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Penticton awarded 2013 WFG Continental Cup

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) and the World Curling Federation (WCF) today jointly announced that Penticton, British Columbia has been selected to stage the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.

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