- The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre in Banff, AB hosts TSN's annual
curling skins game on January 11-12, 2014 -
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TORONTO, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - TSN revealed today that beautiful Banff,
AB is the stunning new location of THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME PRESENTED BY PINTY'S. The Town of Banff's The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre, located in Banff National Park, will host TSN's annual curling skins
game on January 11-12, 2014.
"With some of the most spectacular views in Canada, Banff will
undoubtedly serve as a breathtaking backdrop for THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME PRESENTED BY PINTY'S," said Stewart Johnston, President of TSN. "We are thrilled to head to
Alberta, one of the country's curling hotbeds, to stage another SKINS GAME featuring world-class curling and entertainment for fans."
"The Town of Banff is pleased to host TSN and THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME Presented by Pinty's next winter," said Mayor Karen Sorensen. "We look forward to welcoming
Canada's top players to Banff and The Fenlands."
THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME PRESENTED BY PINTY'S will be the first major curling tournament hosted at The Fenlands Banff
Recreation Centre. Totally refurbished in 2010, the facility overlooks
the Rockies and is home to the Banff Curling Club.
"The inaugural 2013 event was nothing short of perfection from our
perspective," said Bill Premdas, Senior Vice-President, Personal Lines
at The Dominion. "Next year in Banff, we know TSN will raise the bar
yet again to provide an unparalleled experience for both Canadian
curlers and fans from coast to coast. We look forward to sharing great
curling with an audience that is as passionate about it as we are."
Additional details on ticket sales and participants will be announced in the coming weeks.
About THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME PRESENTED BY PINTY'S
Created and operated by TSN Events, THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME PRESENTED BY PINTY'S is the premier special event on the curling calendar. The curling skins
game on TSN has been a fan and industry favourite for the past 25
Earlier this year, 2012 World Champion Glenn Howard of Midland, ON
defeated Kevin Koe of Edmonton, AB to win THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME PRESENTED BY PINTY'S, taking home a total of $51,500 in prize money at the first-ever
All-Star event that featured Canada's top 16 men's curlers - as voted
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M&M CANADIAN JUNIORS.
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