Some of the best curlers in the world, including the reigning world champion, will be in Conception Bay South next season for a Pinty’s Grand Slam tour stop.
The Boost National, featuring a total of 30 men’s and women’s teams including the Brad Gushue Rink, will take place at the CBS Arena in Kelligrews from December 11-16, with teams competing for a combined purse of $250,000.
Mayor Terry French says the town is excited at the prospect of hosting the tournament at their new state-of-the-art arena.
Paradise hosted a Grand Slam a couple of years ago at its new Double Ice Complex, a tournament which attracted big numbers of fans.
Sportsnet President Scott Moore says their network is more dedicated than ever to the sport of curling.