SRTA Curling 2014The Brandon Teachers’ Association is hosting the 47th Annual Manitoba Teachers’ Society Bonspiel from March 4-6, 2016 at the Riverview Curling Club in Brandon. The entry fee is $200 per rink and includes 4 dinner/dance tickets. This is a great event for all skill level of curlers. First timers or seasoned champions are welcome to go out and enjoy the weekend!

A spot has been reserved for each Local Association until Sunday, January 30th, 2016. Afterwards, additional entries will be accepted until Friday, February 26th, 2016. If you are interested in registering a team for this event, please let SRTA president Jonathan Waite (president@srteach.org) know no later than Friday, February 12, 2016. As per our policies and procedures, registration costs for one team to participate in the MTS Annual Curling Bonspiel are covered. If more than one team is interested, the cost of one team shall be divided equally.

Additional information:

  • Accommodations for out-of-town rinks have been reserved at the Days Inn Brandon and the Motel 6. Further details can be obtained from the BTA Chairperson and Draw Master Cale Dunbar. He can be reached at: btabonspiel@gmail.com
  • The bonspiel will be an open format this year. At least three members of each team must belong to the same local association of MTS. New this year, there is no longer a requirement of two male and two female players on each team. Teams can be made up of any arrangement of male or female curlers.
  • Curling will begin Friday evening. BTA will accommodate the draw for teams traveling. Saturday Curling continues all day with a social evening to follow. Teams are invited to participate in the Saturday night supper and live entertainment. This is all included in the entry fee. Sunday curling will resume at 11:00am with the finals later in the afternoon.