The men’s tiebreaker round, between the Montague, Crapaud, and Maple Leaf men’s teams, took place today at the PEI Travelers Curling Club Championship at the Cornwall Curling Club, in order to determine the final spot in Tuesday’s semi-finals. All three teams, plus the Charlottetown (Dennis Watts) rink finished round robin play with 3-3 win-loss records. Tiebreaking rules advanced Charlottetown into the semis, with the other three teams playing off.
The first tiebreaker saw the Crapaud foursome, skipped by Alan Inman, beat the Paul Morrison-skipped Montague team by a 7-2 score. Crapaud then took on the Maple Leaf rink, skipped by Bob Matheson, with the O’Leary squad winning by a 6-5 score to win the berth in the 11 am Tuesday semi-final against Charlottetown (Watts). The women’s semi at the same time sees Crapaud (Julie Mutch) and Charlottetown (Tammi Cudmore) square off. Both finished round robin play with 3-2 win-loss records. The winners of the semis will advance to their respective 3 pm Tuesday final, where they will face undefeated Western (Sharon Horne) on the women’s side, and the Silver Fox (Barry Cameron) on the men’s.
The rules state that teams who were unbeaten in round robin play, but lose the final, must be beaten twice, so, in the event that Horne or Cameron lose the final, they will play in another (sudden death) final at 7 pm.
Draw and Schedule
|Date||Time||Draw||Ice 1||Ice 2||Ice 3||Ice 4||Men’s Bye|
|11am||1||Crapaud vs Western||Maple Leaf vs Charlottetown||Montague vs Cornwall||Silver Fox|
|3pm||2||Western vs Silver Fox||Cornwall vs Charlottetown||Crapaud vs Montague||Silver Fox vs Western|
|7pm||3||Crapaud vs Maple Leaf||Silver Fox vs Cornwall||Montague vs Charlottetown||Western|
|9am||4||Charlottetown vs Montague||Silver Fox vs Crapaud||Western vs Cornwall|
|12pm||5||Silver Fox vs Montague||Crapaud vs Cornwall||Western vs Maple Leaf||Charlottetown|
|4pm||6||Cornwall vs Crapaud||Silver Fox vs Montague||Western vs Charlottetown||Crapaud vs Charlottetown|
|8pm||7||Silver Fox vs Charlottetown||Montague vs Maple Leaf||Cornwall vs Western||Crapaud|
|9am||8||Western vs Montague||Silver Fox vs Cornwall||Charlottetown vs Crapaud|
|12pm||9||Western vs Charlottetown||Silver Fox vs Maple Leaf||Montague vs Crapaud||Cornwall|
|4pm||10||Cornwall vs Maple Leaf||Western vs Crapaud||Cornwall vs Montague||Silver Fox vs Charlottetown|
|8pm||11||Montague vs Western||Silver Fox vs Crapaud||Cornwall vs Charlottetown||Maple Leaf|
|11am||12||Tie Breaker/OR/PA & P1|
|3pm||13||Tie Breaker/OR/PA & P1/OR/PB & P2|
PA and P1 = 2nd place vs 3rd place
PB and P2= Winners PA/P1 vs 1st place
*PC and P3=1st Place Team vs Winner of PB/P2 ONLY if 1st place team was undefeated in round robin play
|Eric McCarthy||David Bell||Glen Betts||Russell Campbell||Western Community Alberton|
|Alan Inman||Steven Thomson||Daniel MacFadyen||Nathan Hardy||Crapaud Community Curling Club|
|Bob Matheson||Wayne Arsenault||Dan Connolly||Paul Wood||Maple Leaf Curling Club O’Leary|
|Paul Morrison (throws 3rd)||David Rice (throws 4th)||Darryl Campbell||Neil Morrison||Montague Curling Rink|
|Barry Cameron||Paul Matheson||Darrell Thibeau||Corey Montgomery||Silver Fox Curling & Yacht Club|
|Angus Kennedy||Robert Thibodeau||Wade Deaken||Mark MacDonald||Cornwall Curling Club|
|Dennis Watts||Erik Brodersen||Andrew MacDougall||Doug MacGregor||Charlottetown Curling Complex|
|Sharon Horne||Bobbi-Jean MacMillan||Alison Griffin||Iva Griffin||Western Community Alberton|
|Tammi Cudmore||Susan Dowling- Shaw||Anne Chouinard||Karen Hardy||Charlottetown Curling Complex|
|Julie Mutch||Lindsay Moore||Terri Wood||Heather MacRae||Crapaud Community Curling Club|
|Lynn Anne Brousseau||Gaylene Nicholson||Tracy Yorston Campbell||Kathy Leard||Montague Curling Rink|
|Kim Aylward||Shelley MacFadyen||Debbie Caissy||Christine Handrahan||Silver Fox Curling & Yacht Club|
|Debbie Rhodenhizer||Cindy Nicholson||Nancy MacFadyen||Sandra Sobey||Cornwall Curling Club|
Travelers Curling Club Championship Eligibility Requirements 2016
We trust that all participants will respect the intent of this championship which is for curling clubs to engage their members to participate in a club championship to declare a club champion to represent the curling club. The event is formulated for true club championship teams, not past or present elite. The objective is to support the development of curling across Canada. We keep this objective in mind as we set our eligibility requirements and on-ice rules, including Curling Canada’s Rules of Curling for General Play. Travelers Canada reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to exclude any team that violates this spirit and intent as it pertains to the rules below.
- The curling club, represented by the team, must be affiliated with its provincial/territorial curling association and all dues must be paid in full. The players of any club champion team must be members in good standing of the affiliated curling club. Any player can be a member of more than one affiliated curling club, but shall declare one “home club” for this competition.
- Each club will declare a men’s team and women’s team of FOUR (4) players to represent their club through either their normal league or club championship process, or through a designated Travelers Curling Club Championship competition within the club. The declared teams, through either process, MUST have at least three players who have played together in a sanctioned club league during the current season. If a replacement fourth player is used, (i.e., a player who did not play regularly on that team throughout the season) that player MUST play lead. Players who play exclusively in a major/super league without playing in another sanctioned club league are ineligible to compete. Clubs that only have mixed or open leagues (i.e., no men’s and women’s leagues) must contact their association for approval to participate.
- Each team will be allowed only one player who has played in a Juniors’, Men’s (Brier), Women’s (Scotties) or Seniors’provincial/territorial event in the current or previous four curling seasons or participated in a Grand Slam event in the current or previous four curling seasons (2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015- 2016).* No player on the team can have played in a Canadian Juniors, Men’s, Women’s or Senior’s Canadian Championship for those years (i.e. national competitors are excluded as regular or replacement players on the team).
* Exception – Provinces/Territories with an open provincial/territory event will be permitted 1 player who has placed top 25% in a Juniors’, Men’s (Brier), Women’s (Scotties) or Seniors’ provincial/territory event in the current or previous 4 curling seasons, or participated in a Grand Slam event in the current or previous 4 curling seasons.
- Players who competed in the 2015 Travelers Curling Club Championship national event are ineligible to compete in the 2016 play downs.
- All games will be 8 ends with ties being decided by a full extra end.
- Once a four person team has been declared a club champion, a maximum of 1 replacement/substitute player from the club can play lead.
- Each team must be comprised of 4 players aged 19 or over, as of November 1st, 2016. Provincial/Territorial curling associations may adopt a more restrictive age criteria if they choose.
- Curling Canada has the sole authority to grant exceptions to these rules in extraordinary circumstances. Before exercising this discretion, Curling Canada will consult with the relevant provincial/territorial curling association, and will notify the provincial/territorial association in writing of any decisions regarding exceptions that are granted.