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The 2012 Tim Hortons Brier will be on the ice this weekend at Saskatoon’s Credit Union Centre… but the first chance for fans to see the best curlers in the country comes Friday at the preliminary round of the 18th edition of Ford Hot Shots.
Kevin Koe and his Glencoe Curling Club team of Pat Simmons, Carter Rycroft and Nolan Thiessen are Brier bound after winning the 2012 Boston Pizza Cup, which is emblematic of Alberta men’s curling supremacy.
For the 18th consecutive season, the Ford Hot Shots curling skills competition will be contested at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Red Deer and the Tim Hortons Brier in Saskatoon.
Let’s face it, curling is a world-wide phenomena. But, nowhere is it more of an addiction than here in Canada, where fans of the Roarin’ Game can get slap-happy in anticipation of our national championships; where the best of the best from across this curl-crazy land come together to compete for supreme bragging rights.
Saskatchewan curling’s dark horse will be riding into Saskatoon for the 2012 Tim Hortons Brier when it’s held at the Credit Union Centre from March 3-11.