Kamloops welcomes the 2022 BC Stick Curling Championships
The McArthur Island Curling Club in Kamloops is ready to welcome the 2022 BC Open Stick Championship and the 2022 Women’s Stick championship, with both beginning today, Friday March 4th.
The city of Kamloops—Canada’s Tournament Capital—is no stranger to curling, having recently hosted the 2022 BC Men’s and BC Scotties championships, as well as linin next year’s 2023 national Scotties Tournament of hearts.
During both stick championships, Andrew McDiarmid will serve as head ice technician, and Ted Anderson will serve as chief umpire.
In the BC Open Stick Championship, eight teams will hit the ice for the seven draws over today and tomorrow. The playoffs and championships will take place on Sunday, March 6th.
The Open Stick Championship teams are:
Jamie Mould & Gary Shalansky
Club: Prince George
Derrell Sears & Wayne Heinrichs
Club: Armstrong CC
Team name: Maurer/Paetsch
Brian Maurer & Ernie Paetsch
Club: Salmon Arm
Jack Prokopetz & Al Wejr
Mike DeSante & Don Davis
Brad Childe & Craig Turnbull
Ron Schwartz & Lorna Schwartz
Team name: Smith/Pieper
Tim Smith & Chris Pieper
For the BC Women’s Stick Championship, five teams will also compete seven draws over Friday and Saturday. As with the Open, playoffs and championships will happen on Sunday, March 6th.
The Women’s Stick Championship Teams are:
Sheron Sears & Carol Heinrichs
Deb McLaughlin & Dianne Mouncey
Margaret Campbell & Tammy Hughes
Gerri Creyke & Carole Knopp
Louise Burton & Kathy Saul-Fowler