Team Howard and Team Balsdon will now be extended direct berth entries to the Ontario Championships in Cornwall. As the third place finishers on the CTRS both teams have shown their success warrants their inclusion. To achieve these berths the Provincial will be conducted using a nine-team event starting Monday, January 27.
CurlON will also be extending all cashspiel events to an OPEN entry (deadline for CashSpeil # 1 is extended to December 11th at 11:59 am. Team ranking forms and draws will be posted by Friday, December 13th at 4:00 pm. All draws will be conducted using a triple knockout format with qualifiers to advance two teams per Spiel / Qualifier directly to Provincials. In the Cash spiel events all qualifiers will receive prize money as per the planning document circulated to all players and posted on the CurlON website as a news story.
CurlON has listened to the players on various topics and adjusted their programs to match the desires of the athletes.