Well, it is that time of year again for Canada to crown the 2012 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Champions.
10 teams will compete in Thuder Bay , Ontario over the next week for the honour of the title.
This year we see British Columbia, Alberta, Sasskatchewan, Manitoba, Northern Ontario, Northern Ontario Host, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland & Labrador via for the annual crown.
The list of winners is long since the championship started in 2004; they include:
|YEAR||Winner Prov/Terr||WINNING TEAM (skip to alternate)||HOST CITY|
|2011||Man||Chris Sobkowicz, Dennis Thiessen, Melissa Lecuyer, George Hornning, Don Kalinsky||Edmonton|
|2010||BC||Gary Cormack, Rich Green, Vince Miele, Corinne Jensen, Samantha Siu||Kelowna|
|2009||BC||Jim Armstrong, Frank LaBounty, Whitney Warren, Jacqueline Roy, Darryl Neighbour||Halifax|
|2008||BC||Jim Armstrong, Frank LaBounty, Whitney Warren, Jacqueline Roy, Vince Miele (r to l)||Winnipeg|
|2007||BC||Darryl Neighbour, Frank LaBounty, Whitney Warren, Jacqueline Roy, Jim Shannon||Ottawa|
|2006||Can||Chris Daw, Gerry Austgarden, Gary Cormack, Sonja Gaudet||Richmond|
|2005||Can||Chris Daw, Bruce McAninch, Jim Primavera, Karen Blachford, Gerry Austgarden||Richmond|
|2004||CAN||Chris Daw, Bruce McAninch, Jim Primavera, Karen Blachford||London|
In the history of the Championship their have only been 4 players who have won back to back to back titles: Chris Daw (Skip), Frank Labountry (3rd), Whitney Warren (2nd) and Jacqueline Roy (lead).
Can Manitoba place its name again on the trophy?
Follow along on the Canadian Curling Associations website for Standings, Scores, Pictures and of course a first for the championship - live streaming of selected games.
See you there!