Granite Curling Club's Travelers Playdowns


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The Granite Curling Club Traveler's Playdowns will be held February 19 - 21, 2016

The Granite Curling Club Men's & Ladies Travelers Playdowns will be held on February 2 - 4, 2018

Entry deadline January 29, 2018 Register in person at the front desk

ELIGIBILITY

Affiliation

Only those clubs that are affiliated with CURLSASK may participate in the competition.

All participants must be player members of CURLSASK. Player Members are defined as persons who are members of CURLSASK Affiliate Member Curling Clubs. All participants must adhere to the CURLSASK Residency Policy.

Entry Information/Fee/Deadline

Each affiliated curling club may declare ONE men’s team and ONE women’s team that will represent their club at their respective men and women region playdown outlined in the Playdown Procedures below.

The club will declare teams 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 that have played together in a sanctioned club league during the current season. A replacement fourth player (i.e. a player who did not play regularly on that team throughout the season) 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. **

All four players on the club team must be members in good standing of the affiliated curling club and shall participate in the competition in one club only. Any player can be a member of more than one affiliated curling club, but shall declare one ‘home club’ in this competition.

Each club team will be allowed only one (1) players who has played in a Junior’s, Men’s, Women’s or Senior’s provincial in the current or previous four (4) years, or participated in a Grand Slam event in the current or previous four (4) years. (2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18). No player on the team can have played in a Canadian Junior’s, 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)

Each team must be comprised of 4 players aged 19 or over, as of November 1, 2017

Once club teams are determined, each team must register its four players and pay a $140 CURLSASK Registration fee to be eligible to participate in the Region Playdown.

Clubs must declare their intention to send a Men’s and/or Women’s team to their respective Region playdown by the deadline of February 20, 2018. The club is responsible to verify the eligibility of their Club Championship Team(s).

Players/Teams who competed in the 2017 Travelers Curling Club Championship national are ineligible to compete in the 2018 playdowns.

Coaches are not formally recognized in this event. Coaches present with teams will not have access to the ice surface or designated seating.

Travelers has the sole authority to grant exceptions to these rules in extraordinary circumstances. Before exercising this discretion, Travelers 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.

SUBSTITUTE

Once a four person team has been declared a club champion, should a player be unable to play due to extenuating circumstances, the team will be permitted 1 (one) eligible substitute/replacement player. The substitute or replacement must meet the age eligibility requirements, be from club and play lead. It is at the discretion of each curling club to determine their replacement/substitute rules throughout their process to declare their Club Champion.

At the Provincial Championship, the host club shall provide a pool of substitutes. Should a team require a substitute, they may select an eligible substitute as per the rules of the competition.

 

All games are played under the CURLSASK and Curling Canada rules. All games will be eight ends and ties broken by extra ends.

Regions are scheduled to be held to be held February 23 - 25, 2018 at the Granite Curling Club Provincials to be held March 16-19, 2018 ~ Humboldt More information can be found at CURLSASK