TORONTO (October 3, 2012) Sportsnet today announced its 2012-13 Grand Slam of Curling event schedule, which gets underway November 14 with The Masters in Brantford, ON and features events in Kelowna, B.C., Port Hawkesbury, N.S. and Toronto.
Owned and operated by Sportsnet, the Grand Slam of Curling is an elite series of men’s and women's curling events which are part of the World Curling Tour and feature the best teams from across Canada and around the world. Sportsnet’s 2012-13 Grand Slam of Curling event schedule is as follows:
· The Masters, November 14-18, 2012
Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, Brantford, ON
Tickets can be purchased at www.themastersgrandslam.com
· The Canadian Open, December 12-16, 2012
Prospera Place, Kelowna, B.C.
Tickets can be purchased at the Prospera Place box office near Gate 1 or at www.selectyourtickets.com
· The National, January 23-27, 2013
Civic Centre, Port Hawkesbury, N.S.
Early Bird and Platinum passes will be on sale beginning October 9 and can be purchased at the Civic Centre box office at 902-625-2591 or at Online Ticket Sales
· The Players’ Championship, April 16-21, 2013
Mattamy Athletic Centre, Toronto
Ticket information, including on sale date, will be announced at a later date
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About the Grand Slam of Curling
Held annually since 2001-02, the Grand Slam of Curling is an elite series of men’s and women's curling bonspiels which feature the best teams from across Canada and around the world. Owned and operated by Sportsnet, the Grand Slam of Curling events are part of the annual World Curling Tour and consistently present the strongest fields in curling. The Grand Slam of Curling series is also closely tied to the Canadian Curling Association's qualifying process for the Olympic Winter Games. Through their performance in the Grand Slam series events, teams can earn a significant amount of points towards securing a berth at the Canadian Olympic Trials.
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