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Scotties Spotlight: The Homestretch

As the Scotties winds down, it’s almost time for everyone to make the journey back home. Some folks have farther to go than others, but everyone agrees it has been an amazing week!

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Scotties Spotlight: TSN’s got it Covered

All week, TSN has been working behind the scenes to provide curling coverage for fans to enjoy from the comfort of their homes. Producer Scott Higgins commands a crew of over forty people including audio technicians, cameramen, floor managers, graphic operators, television assistants, engineers, directors and other producers.

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Scotties Spotlight: The Beat and Pulse of HeartStop Lounge

In between draws and after the curling is finished for the day, the action moves to the HeartStop Lounge! The lounge provides food and beverage service to fans, as well as nightly entertainment from the event’s start to finish.

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Scotties Spotlight: View from the Media Bench

Row upon row of laptops and television screens, taking up prime real estate at the home end of the ice, the media bench is hard to miss. This bench is home to those behind the scenes people who make sure the game is played fairly, and that everyone at home can follow along.

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Scotties Spotlight: Fans in the Stands

The Scotties Tournament of Hearts, or any other major curling event, wouldn’t be a success if it weren’t for the fans that come out to support the sport.

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Scotties Spotlight: Volunteers Rock Red Deer

Everyone coming into the arena for the 2012 Scotties have been touched in some way by the amazing team of volunteers. There are over 500 volunteers here in Red Deer – many are locals but others have come from nearby towns, cities, or provinces to give their time to the event.

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Scotties Spotlight: Sandra Schmirler Day

Sunday was Sandra Schmirler Telethon day here at the 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts. A three-time Canadian and World Curling Champion, and Olympic Gold medalist, Sandra Schmirler’s legacy lives on through the Sandra Schmirler Foundation.

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