Manitoba will continue to attract world-class women’s curling, with Canad Inns announcing The Canad Inns Classic for Women from October 24-27 in Portage la Prairie.
“Canad Inns is pleased to host this first-class event on the World Curling Tour,” said Paul Robson, CEO for Canad Inns. “Manitobans are huge curling fans and love to watch our home-grown talent compete against the best in Canada and the world.”
With a purse of $60,000, the 32-team triple knockout event attracts the top women competitors with teams expected from across Canada as well as International Teams.
“The fall spiel has always been important to women’s curling and further building our level of competitiveness in Manitoba and across the Prairies,” said Cathy Overton-Clapham. Canad Inns has a track record in supporting curling, and we know that this event will be a huge success.”
Canad Inns has an extensive experience and commitment to supporting competitive curling. Since 2010, Canad Inns has been the Title Sponsor for the Canad Inns Prairie Classic, a prestigious spot on the men’s World Curling Tour, which will take place again in Portage la Prairie fom October 17-20th. Canad Inns was also a Gold sponsor for the 2008 Tim Horton’s Brier in Winnipeg and Title Sponsor for the 2009 Men’s World Curling Championship in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
The curling will take place at the Portage la Prairie Curling Club, which is part of Canad Inns Destination Centre Portage la Prairie. Further details on draws and ticket prices will be announced in the fall.
“Canad Inns is proudly committed to our community and partnerships supporting events important to Manitoba,” said Robson. “We look forward to supporting Manitoba’s proud tradition of world-class curling.”