The 2016 BC Wheelchair Curling Championship is set for January 30-31 at Richmond Curling Club.
Curl BC would be delighted to welcome curling fans to see the action, which will feature athletes with national and world experience.
Team La Bounty features skip Frank La Bounty, third Alison Duddy, second Ellis Tull, lead Vince Miele, fifth Janice Ing and coach Karen Watson. Team Austgarden features Gerry Austgarden, Darryl Neighbour, Sonja Gaudet, Cyril Kinakin, Mark Peeren and coach Sharon Morrison.
To add to the event, a wheelchair curling clinic for new or current wheelchair curlers is taking place. This will be a chance for people who have already learned the sport or who are new to the sport to work with coaches to further develop wheelchair curling skills.
The wheelchair curling clinic will run from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, at the Richmond Curling Club. There is no cost to participate however pre-registration is required. Use the following link to register http://www.curlbc.ca/wheelchair-curling-clinic-richmond-2016/
Anyone with questions about the clinic can email Karen Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To catch the action at the BC Championships, please come down to the club for draws at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 30. A third draw at 10 a.m. on Sunday, January 31, will go ahead if needed.