|February 4, 2013||to||February 10, 2013|
The Dominion Tankard 2013 Ontario Men’s Curling Championship is coming to Barrie!
The Ontario Curling Association and the Barrie Curling Club are pleased to announce that Barrie has been awarded The Dominion Tankard 2013 Ontario Men’s Curling Championship will take place February 4 to 10, 2013 at the Barrie Molson Centre.
The Ontario Men’s Curling Championship is considered one of the premiere curling events in the province. Eleven teams from across Ontario will compete to represent the province at the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier to be held March 2 to 10, 2013 in Edmonton, AB. Past winners of The Dominion Tankard include Glenn Howard, Wayne Middaugh and Mike Harris.
Doug Bakes, Executive Director of the Ontario Curling Association was pleased to be in Barrie to announce the host community for The Dominion Tankard 2013. “The Ontario Curling Association looks forward to Barrie hosting our largest event, The Dominion Tankard in 2013. I’m not sure this event has ever been staged in central Ontario and with the very active OCA clubs in the area including the Barrie Curling Club, I’m sure the championship will be well-organized and supported”.
George Cooke, President and CEO of The Dominion attended. “We are excited to continue our support as title sponsor of The Dominion Tankard. As we approach year three in our involvement, we welcome Barrie as the 2013 Host site to showcase our sport and their community. The Dominion is a committed partner to the Canadian curling community and we are pleased to again share in the prestige and history of the Ontario Men’s Championships”.
“Bringing the 2013 Dominion Tankard to Barrie has been a community effort. I would like to thank the City of Barrie, the staff at the Barrie Molson Centre, the Barrie Colts and the members of the Barrie Curling Club who have come together to make this event a win for everyone in our community” noted Susan Wehling, President of the Barrie Curling Club.
Click to the 2013 Tankard Website for more info. http://www.thedominiontankard2013.ca