2010 Scotties Tournament of Hearts Tickets On Sale Now

Today, it was announced that full event packages go on sale Saturday, February 7 at 10:00 a.m. Two different packages are available; End Zone – $369 or Side Seats – $319. Tickets are available by phone – (866) 775-9422 – or at www.seasonofchampions.ca. This is a unique opportunity to purchase tickets now before ticket information is released to a nationwide audience at the 2009 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Victoria which is taking place February 21 – March 1.  The best seats in the house will go fast. The Host Committee is expected to exceed 450 volunteers and will be chaired by Sandra Randa, an avid local curler. Her executive team will include Rick Elliott, Vice Chair Facilities; Terry Scott, Vice Chair Hosting; Tom Coulterman, Vice Chair Promotions; Laurie Ballstadt, Vice Chair HeartStop Lounge; and Diane Marshall, Vice Chair Special Events and Volunteers. Since 1982, The Scotties Tournament of Hearts has been hosted in Ontario a total of six times – twice in London and Kitchener-Waterloo and once each in Sudbury and Thunder Bay.  This is the first time that the event has come to Sault Ste. Marie and the first time a national sports championship will be hosted at the new Essar Centre. The 2010 Scotties Tournament of Hearts has moved from its traditional dates in late February to accommodate the Olympics in Vancouver.  The team representing Canada will be declared late in 2009.  The winner of the Scotties will represent Canada at the 2010 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, on March 20-28. For more information contact: Warren Hansen 604-329-9850 [email protected] Robin Wilson 604-230-5871 [email protected]