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The Race is on for the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship

The promotions team for the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, setting sail for Victoria next spring, was at the heart of the action at the scenic Inner Harbour August 17-19 for one of the most spectacular events of the summer.

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In Curling, You Gotta Have Heart!

Imagine a national championship where the athletes fire up a cigarette during the heat of competition.  It may be hard to believe today, but that was indeed the case in curling until the 1980s.

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Ford World Men’s Curling Volunteers Pitch Victoria Soccer Fans

Royal Athletic Park has been the setting for a pair of exciting home games for the Victoria Highlanders FC over the past two weeks – and prime grounds for volunteers promoting the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship coming to the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, March 30-April 7.

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“Scots and Rocks” is the Perfect Shot for Ford World Men’s Curling Ambassadors

Most curling historians agree that the origins of curling date back to the 16th century when it was first played on frozen ponds in Scotland.  In those days, the last rock was essentially just that… a rock that had been collected from a riverbed or field.

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British Columbia is rocking with Capital One Rocks & Rings!

Three years ago, Curl BC signed an agreement and brought the Capital One Rocks & Rings program to the Metro Vancouver region as a pilot project. It proved to be such a success that it has been expanded, and by the end of this curling season, should have the program in every region in BC!

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Victoria awarded 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship

The City of Victoria, British Columbia has been awarded the 2013 Ford World Men’s Curling Championship, it was confirmed today in a joint announcement by the World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA).

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