Curl BC announces host sites for 2020 championships
June 25, 2019 by Rebecca Connop Price ·
Nine communities in BC will crown provincial curling champions in 2020, the 125th anniversary of curling in British Columbia.
There will be competition taking place from Vancouver Island to the Kootenays and from the Okanagan to the Peace Region.
The nine communities hosting Curl BC championships (including the curling component of the BC Winter Games) are:
- BC Junior (U21) Curling Championships – December 28-January 2, Victoria, BC
- BC Men’s and Scotties BC Women’s Combined – January 28-February 2, Cranbrook, BC
- BC Senior Curling Championships – February 18-23, Vernon, BC
- BC Winter Games – February 20-23, Fort St John, BC
- BC Mixed Doubles Curling Championship – February 25-March 1, Hope, BC
- BC Wheelchair Curling Championship – March 1-3, TBA
- Connect Hearing BC Masters Curling Championships – March 3-8, Duncan/Cowichan, BC
- BC U18 Curling Championships – March 17-22, Parksville, BC
- BC Club Challenge – March 26-29, New Westminster (Royal City), BC
- AMJ Campbell BC Mixed Curling Championship – April 1-5, Abbotsford, BC
Vernon Curling Club will also be hosting the 2020 BC Open Stick Curling Championship and the BC Women’s Stick Curling Championship from December 14-15, 2019.
All events except the BC Winter Games lead to national curling championships. One of those events, the 2020 New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships, will take place in Langley. BC will also be hosting the 2020 World Women’s Curling Championship (Prince George) and the 2020 World Senior and Mixed Doubles Championships (Kelowna).
Will Sutton, Curl BC’s Competitions Manager, said: “The year 2020 will be a great year of competition in BC. We will once again be taking the men’s and women’s events and combining them in an arena setting, this time in the City of Cranbrook. We will also once again be running the BC Club Challenge, our competitive event for club curlers. We are really looking forward to helping make these events a positive experience for curlers, club volunteers and curling fans.”