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Wednesday, May 1, 2013




October 11th to October 14th, 2013

Lakeshore Curling Club, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia, Canada

Open to:     All wheelchair curling teams including:

Ø National Teams, Provincial Teams, Club Teams


Tournament Information

Rule 1         Teams can play with four persons of the same gender.

Rule 2         Games will be limited to two and a half hours. At two hours a bell will ring and curlers will complete the current end and play one more end (if eight ends have not been completed.

Rule 3         Teams will be awarded two points for a win and one point for a tie.

Rule 4         The tie- break rules will be in the following order:


1. Most points

2. Most ends won

3. Best team score on draw to the button carried out before the first game.

About Lakeshore Curling Club

Lakeshore Curling Club is a six sheet ice surface and is the original home of wheelchair curling in Nova Scotia, twenty kilometers from Downtown Halifax. It is twenty minutes from the Robert L. Stanfield International Airport. It is a six-sheet facility and part of a larger sport complex. The complex is called The Sackville Sports Stadium and also houses a pool and ice hockey rink with ample parking.

 About the Registration

Up to twelve teams will be accepted on a first come, first serve registration. Guaranteed seven games. Three lunches and two dinners are included. Registration and meals covers five players and a coach. The tournament registration fee is $240.00 for a five-person team with a coach or $200.00 for a four-person team without a coach.


An excellent room rate has been negotiated at a rate of $125.00 plus taxes per room and includes a hot breakfast. Teams are required to book their own hotel arrangements by contacting: Please note a limited number of fully accessible rooms are available. The hotel is located within the Burnside Business Park and is the closest full service hotel to the curling club.





A local accessible van company Need A Lift has been arranged to supply pick up and drop off at the airport and four return trips to and from the hotel and the curling club for a cost of $638.00 CDN per team of four wheelchairs and all equipment. That is ten trips in total. Teams must book this transportation by contacting Kevin Bulley at Need A Lift by emailing kbulley@gmail.com or by phoning (902) 222-5438. Teams may make other arrangements for transportation. All major rent a car companies work out of the Halifax Stanfield Airport for those wishing to rent a vehicle.


Note:         Making accommodation arrangements and transportation arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual teams. Teams are responsible to pay the cost of these two services.


Contact George Horning for Registration Forms!



SAMPLE SCHEDULE (if twelve teams register)


Friday October 11th, 2013

          Opening Ceremonies                                            9.00 am

          Umpire Briefing                                                   9.30 am

          Draw 1                                                                10.00 am – 12.30 pm

          Lunch                                                                             1.00 pm

          Draw 2                                                                 2.30 pm – 5.00 pm

          Wine & Cheese at Hotel                                       7.30 pm – 9.30 pm



Saturday October 12th, 2013

          Draw 3                                                                 9.30 am – 12.00 noon

          Lunch                                                                             12.30 pm

          Draw 4                                                                 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

          Dinner                                                                  5.00 pm

Draw 5                                                                 6.30 pm – 9.00 pm



Sunday October 13th, 2013

          Draw 6 (Crossover Game)                                   9.30 am – 12.00 noon

          Lunch                                                                             12.30 pm

          Draw 7 (Quarterfinals & Consolation Semi final)         2.00 pm – 4.30 pm

          Dinner                                                                  5.00 pm

          Draw 8 (Semi-finals and Consolation final)                  6.30 pm – 9.00 pm



Monday October 14th, 2014

          Draw 9 (Championship Game)                                     9.30 am – 12.00 noon

          Closing & Awards                                                         12.00 noon

A Time of Fellowship (Cash Bar)                        12.30 pm – 1.30 pm



Farewell & Thank You

Contact George Horning for Registration Forms!



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