Rosetown residents will have a number of opportunities to get out on the ice this season. The Rosetown Curling Club started up league games just over a month ago, and are now planning for a few tournaments.

The club has a steady number of curlers this year. Laurie Slocombe, with the Curling Club, said they have a wide variety of curlers, "We have about 30 toonie league curlers out, which is grade four and up, and a number of high school kids who are coming to volunteer and help with that league. In the ladies league, we have six teams registered and the men's league is back to 14."

Slocombe said those numbers are similar to last years.

While the season started over a month ago, Slocombe said the club is always welcoming new faces. "We're always looking for new members and always looking for spares. We would love to have everyone out."

Slocombe said 'the more, the merrier' when it comes to the bonspiels. Anyone looking to get a few games in this season can register for one of the bonspiels. The club has a few smaller bonspiels coming up ahead of their larger Rosebowl tournament.

  • December 16th - Steak-spiel
  • January 19th - 20th - Sterling-spiel
  • January 27th - Open Bonspiel

The bonspiels on December 16th and January 19th are a two person bonspiels. "Basically both people will be a skip, so to speak. There's really no sweeping until hog line in. Each person throws six rocks down, the opposition throws their six. Then they would start the next end and there's only six ends." Slocombe said it's a fairly quick going game, "One game takes roughly an hour, maybe just over or sometimes less. It's really quick and it's a lot of fun."

The 2018 Rosebowl will be starting on March 22nd and running until the 25th. Slocombe said this year's tournament will be slightly condensed to help accommodate the Allan Cup Hockey tournament, "We only have our arena ice... So we are only taking 32 teams for the bonspiel this year, that's all we can get in for those four days."

The Rosebowl will only have 32 men's teams competing this year. "And I know those spots are filling up fast."

Anyone interested in participating in either tournaments or league curling can contact the club here - Rosetown Curling Club Facebook Page or Rosetown Curling Club League and Programs

More Sports News

Dinsmore Motocross Rider Finishes 2nd in Western Nationals

13 year old Easton Genest from Dinsmore rode to a 2nd place finish at the recent Western National Championships in Revelstoke BC. He has been practicing all year and competing around the province.…

Oldtimers & Senior Baseball Playoff Results

The Oldtimers and Senior Men's Baseball tournament finished up today in Kindersley. Today's results are as follows: Berard Field 8:00am 43+ D finalProvost vs Red Deer Legends Red Deer Legends 14…

Wilkie Man To Be Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame

A local man’s baseball career is being honoured this summer. Lorne Nielsen of Wilkie, will be inducted into Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame in the individual category for player/builder. Nielsen’s…

Day 2 of Oldtimers Ball Championship

The Western Canadian Oldtimers and Senior Men's Baseball Championship is into the final day here in Kindersley. 18 games have been played so far, with 12 teams coming from all over the prairies.…

Day 1 Results from Kindersley Ball Tournament

Klippers have secured a spot in the 43+ A Final tomorrow at 12:30pm. Who they play is yet to be determined. Klippers defeated Edmonton 4-2 Regina Drifters defeated Sask Sportsmen 11-2…

Delisle Chiefs Complete 5-player Trade with Fort Knox

The Delisle Chiefs of the Prairie Junior Hockey League (PJHL) have completed a 5-player trade with Fort Knox of the PJHL’s South Division. The Chiefs have acquired 20-year-old forward Andrew Hulbert…

FVBL Playoff Matchups are Set

Playoffs are officially underway in the 2018 Fertile Valley Baseball League. 6 of the 12 teams were given a playoff berth and the remaining field of teams may be the toughest group of competition the…

Bantam Kindersley Royals Defeat Macklin Lakers in Tournament

The Bantam Macklin Lakers baseball team hosted their annual tournament this past weekend and invited teams from all over Saskatchewan to participate. There were 6 total teams competing in the…

Rosetown Hosts Under 12 Girls Provincial Fastball Championships

Teams from all over the province competed in the Under 12 Girls Fastball Provincial Championships this past weekend at the Rosetown Sports Grounds. The host Rosetown Angels squad set out a goal…

Rosetown's Daniel Wiebe has Strong Showing at Under 16 Western Challenge

Rosetown's Daniel Wiebe was rather impressive at the Under 16 Western Challenge as he helped Team North Saskatchewan win a Bronze Medal at the tournament. Wiebe is a talented receiver and has the… is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide