Very excited to announce that the Virden Curling Club is the lucky recipient of the Decisive Farming CurlingTown Grand Finale youth curling event with 2016 Saskatchewan Mens Curling Champs, TEAM LAYCOCK, please see the media release below!
Communities selected to host Decisive Farming Curlingtown presented by Crescent Point Energy with Laycock Curling/Team Saskatchewan
Laycock Curling / Saskatoon, Saskatchewan December 5, 2016 / Team Saskatchewan and the 2016-2017 Decisive Farming CurlingTown presented by Crescent Point Energy selected its five locations to host youth curling events.
Laycock Curling, the 2015 Tim Horton’s Brier Bronze Medalists coming off a great start to the 2016-2017 campaign, currently sitting at 4th ranked team in Canada and well positioned for an Olympic trials spot, along with their sponsors Decisive Farming and Crescent Point Energy are excited about the upcoming 5th annual CurlingTown events. This initiative is Laycock Curling’s way of driving participation by visiting five communities across Western Canada and teaching youth about Curling, sport, dedication, team-work and work ethic.
Numerous Curling clubs across the prairies submitted applications to host. The following locations were selected based on the excitement expressed in their applications:
After school junior clinics:
Whitewood Curling Club, Whitewood, Sask
Humboldt Curling Club, Humboldt, Sask
Livelong Curling Club, Livelong, Sask
Cudworth Curling Club, Cudworth, Sask
Grand Finale event – includes junior clinic and friendly game between local champion curling team and Laycock Curling and a community Lunch:
Virden Curling Club, Virden, Man
The team hopes each selected community will rally around their events and encourage youth to learn about curling, skill development, but most importantly to grow confidence and have fun!
The day will consist of the team signing autographs, taking pictures, teaching skills and chatting with the
kids about their own experiences and allowing the kids to meet the 2015 Brier Bronze Medalists. We
look forward to seeing you all there! The team encourages any and all to join and come out for the day,
experience and no experience!
“We are super lucky to have sponsors that allow us to help promote and grow the sport that has given so much. Since 2012, we have seen the commitment from Decisive Farming and Crescent Point Energy and we continue to grow it bigger year over year.” said, Kirk Muyres, Laycock Curling – Third. “The special part of the tour for us is to not only growing the participation at the youth level, but also teach kids about dedication and creating lasting levels of confidence in our future leaders and Olympic Athletes.”
The CurlingTown scheduled tour dates are below and also online atwww.laycockcurling.ca. Contact your local community curling club for more information and to get involved!