2018 Provincial Masters Championship Logo

Stettler Curling Club prepares to host 2018 Provincial Masters Championship

Men’s and Ladies’ teams from across Alberta will arrive next week for the event

By Landin Chambers The Stettler Independent

The 2018 Alberta Masters Curling Championships begins at the Stettler Curling Club next week. (Feb.21-25)

Fifteen (60+) men’s and ladies’ teams from across Alberta will be in town for the five days of events. Activities start on Tuesday, as the teams gather for their first practices at 1 pm. (Feb. 20)

The banquet and opening ceremonies will be at 5 pm that evening, next door at the Stettler Community Hall. (5101 46th ave) Doors will open at 4 pm, with the dinner set for 7 pm. Entertainment for the evening will be provided by The Jazz Guys.

Round robin play-downs start on Wednesday, with the morning draws set for 9:30 through Saturday. Afternoon draws will happen at 2 pm, while the evening draws are set for 7 pm. Admission is free to the public for the play-downs at the Stettler Curling Club.

Schedule of Events:

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

12:00 pm – Team Meeting at the Stettler Curling Club

1:00 pm – Team Practice – Practice Schedule

5:00 pm – Banquet and Opening Ceremonies

Wednesday to Friday, February 21-23, 2018

9:30 am – Morning Round Robin Draw

2:00 pm – Afternoon Round Robin Draw

7:00 pm – Evening Round Robin Draw

Saturday, February 24, 2018

9:30 am – Morning Round Robin Draw

2:00 pm – Afternoon Round Robin Draw

7:00 pm – Tie Breakers (if required)/Semi Final – 2nd Place vs 3rd Place

Sunday, February 25, 2018

9:30 am – Semi Final – 2nd Place vs 3rd Place

2:00 pm – Provincial Final (Men’s and Ladies)

The winners of the Provincial Masters will go on to represent Alberta at the Masters Nationals from April 1-8, in Surrey, BC.

The Stettler Curling Club will also host the Jiffy Lube Alberta Scottie’s Tournament of Hearts happening January 23rd to the 27th in 2019.


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter



Team Greening-St Albert, Alberta: Skip: Gary Greening, Third: Dale Briske, Second: Rick Dallyn, Lead: Doug DeBruijn (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team Morgan-Avonair, Alberta: Skip: Keith Morgan, Third: Ron Corman, Second: Lowell Lyseng, Lead: Stan Nordstrom (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team McKay-St. Albert, Alberta: Skip: Neil McKay, Third: Don Johnston, Second: Richard Davis, Lead: Ferd Caron (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team Griffith-Grande Prairie, Alberta: Skip: Colin Griffith, Third: Dave Wallace, Second: Murray Gummer, Lead: Gordon Edlund (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team Kostiuck-Peace River, Alberta: Skip: Cliff Kostiuck, Third: John Kuran, Second: David Hay, Lead: Roger Laliberte (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team Goodman-Airdrie, Alberta: Skip: Lorne Goodman, Third: Barry Ralph, Second: Terry Gair, Lead: Les Lovstad (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team Pendergast-Red Deer, Alberta: Skip: Mickey Pendergast, Third: Rob Armitage, Second: Randy Ponich, Lead: Rick Hjertaas (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team Armstrong-Red Deer Innisfail, Alberta: Skip: Fred Armstrong, Third: Lowell Peterman, Second: Bryce Schillie, Lead: Al Collins (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team McKeeman-Spruce Grove, Alberta: Skip: Marlene McKeeman, Third: Janet Hardy, Second: Barbara Lotnick, Lead: Marlene Eckert (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team Morris-Avonaire, Alberta: Skip: Carolyn Morris, Third: Judy Morgan, Second: Linda McInnis, Lead: Doreen Gares (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team Savill-High Prairie, Alberta: Skip: Kay Savill, Third: Beverly Saal, Second: Belle Thomas, Lead: Carol Basarab (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team Seitz-Calgary Winter Club-Calgary Curling Club: Skip: Susan Seitz, Third: Karen Ruus, Second: Barb McDonald, Lead: Jane Bleaney (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team Salyn-Calgary Winter Club-Springbank Curling Club: Skip: Laverne Salyn, Third: Janet Biagioni, Second: Adele Williamson, Lead: Lynn Hartsburg (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team Fast-Inglewood Curling Club: Skip: Lois Fast, Third: C. Jill Hodgins Ukrainec, Second: Darlene Fisher, Lead: Marlene L. Graham (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Team Foster-Inglewood Curling Club: Skip: Diane Foster, Third: Shelly Bildfell, Second: Bev Garlock, Lead: Marilyn Toews (Contributed Photo: Stettler Curling Club)

Just Posted

Hundreds turn out to pay respects for Stettler homicide victim

Come and go reception held for James (Jim) Hulkovich

A Look Back – Stettler Independent Archive Files

1978 - Paragon Place, the 41-unit self contained seniors residence in Stettler officially opens

Stettler Trade Show hailed a success

Nearly 3,100 people took in the 38th annual event held over the weekend of April 13-15

WATCH: Central Albertan receives award for aiding RCMP officer in arrest

Lonnie Amundson, rugby player, tackled a fleeing suspect to help ailing officer

WATCH: ‘Battle of the Badges’ event raises money for Humboldt Broncos

Red Deerians get together at charity hockey tournament April 20th at Servus Arena

Producer, DJ Avicii found dead at 28

Swedish-born artist Tim Bergling, was found in Muscat, Oman

Trudeau ends 3-country tour with global reputation, alliances intact

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau finds footing on the world stage after China and India controversies

Leafs’ Matthews has top-selling jersey, edging Crosby, McDavid: NHL

Austin Matthews jersey sales top Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby, Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid

Victims grant may miss needy parents due to eligibility rules: report

Only 29 of 50 applicants between 2013 and 2017 received the grant across Canada, a federal report says

Three suspects charged with 38 crimes after Wetaskiwin carjacking

RCMP Rural Crime Reduction Project starts strong in Wetaskiwin

4-20: Pot activists continue their fight beyond legalization

Cannabis activists say there is still a lot to fight for beyond legalization

Comey memos: Trump talks of jailed journalists and ‘hookers’

A 15 page document written by former FBI Director James Comey about dealings with Trump is released to press

Most Read

Weekly delivery plus unlimited digital access for $50.40 for 52 issues (must live within 95 kilometers of Stettler) Unlimited Digital Access for one year for $50.40 Prefer to have us call you? Click here and we’ll get back to you within one business day.