It is exactly forty curling seasons since a team from the legendary Strathcona Curling Club made headlines in Manitoba curling. It was in 1981 when Bruce Hudson skipped a Strathcona team to the Manitoba Seniors title. It was the last Manitoba championship for the club which, with Granite and Thistle, had been the basis of…Details
CurlManitoba has made the decision to postpone the 2021 Manitoba Open, the World’s largest and longest running bonspiel. This decision was not done lightly but was necessary in the interest of safety and health of all volunteers, athletes, spectators and clubs. CurlManitoba is working with the Winnipeg Curling Clubs Association to ensure that the Manitoba Open…Details
Four weeks into the Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame’s invitation for People’s Choice voting on Manitoba’s Most Notable Curling Team, Kerri Einarson and her 2020 Scotties Champion team, who missed their chance to go to a World Championship due to the pandemic, continue to hold the #1 ranking. Terry Braunstein’s 1958 Manitoba champion team, the…Details
After the first two+ weeks, Kerri Einarson and her 2020 Scotties Champion team, who missed their chance to go to a World Championship due to the pandemic, are the #1 team in the People’s Choice voting for Manitoba’s Most Notable Curling Team. In the opening weeks, the Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame’s Most Notable Manitoba…Details
Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame & Museum Names MOST NOTABLE 150 TEAMS – Invites Public Participation in Ranking the TOP 25
In recognition of Manitoba’s 150th Anniversary, the Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame & Museum (MCHoF&M) has named what it is calling the Most Notable 150 Teams in Manitoba’s long and storied curling history. Click here to see the complete list. “People have been curling in Manitoba since before we were a province,” says Peter Nicholls,…Details
CurlManitoba is hosting a Competition Coach Course at the Granite Curling Club, October 9-11, 2020. This fifteen hour course allows coaches to be Competition Coach trained and able to coach at all Provincial Championships. Click here to register.
Despite the recent announcement of National level event cancellations by Curling Canada, CurlManitoba continues to plan safe and healthy 2021 Provincial events in all categories. Click here for full press release.
Sean Grassie’s new book, Iconic Stories from 150 Years of Sport in Manitoba, would have been a Manitoba sports highlight in an ordinary year. It is even more special in the pandemic impacted sports scene of 2020. Grassie, who has his own spot in Manitoba sports lore – earned as a Canadian Mixed curling champion…Details
For Release: August 7, 2020 The Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame & Museum (MCHoF&M) Board of Directors has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. Originally scheduled in May, the event had been ‘pushed’ to an October date in consideration of the pandemic. “We had been hopeful that we would…Details
The organizing committee for the Bob Picken Valour Road Masters Bonspiel has announced that the 2020 edition of the bonspiel will be postponed. Originally scheduled for September 28 to October 2, the committee hopes to be able to schedule a 2020 bonspiel later in the 2020-21 season. An announcement will be made at a later…Details