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Entries Open for 2009 Atkins Curling Supplies Charity Classic

Tuesday May 26 2009
by Event Release

The 2009 Atkins Curling Supplies Charity Classic will be hosted by the Charleswood Curling Club from October 9-12, 2009.  This women's Manitoba Curling Tour event will be part of the Canadian Team Ranking System, allowing qualifiers to earn CTRS points.
 
Opening draws this year will start at 12:00pm on Friday, October 9 due to the increased complement of teams.   The round robin will conclude Sunday afternoon with evening tie break rounds if required.   The qualifier round will be played holiday Monday with the final scheduled for 3:30pm.  Playoffs are subject to be moved up if there is no tiebreak required.  The generic draw is posted on the event website at www.atkinsclassic.com. (The website will be updated for the 2009 event very soon - maybe tonight or tomorrow)
 
The event will be a 24 team round robin format, with 4 divisions, guaranteeing participating teams 5 games.  The top two finishers in each division will proceed to the qualifying round.  Divisional sponsors will allow us to again provide a $40 pay per win in the round robin.  Games will be 8 ends.
 
Entry fee for this event is $550.  Entry deadline is Tuesday, September 1, 2009.  Entries will be accepted on a first received basis.
 
The purse of $14,000 with 8 qualifiers is broken down as follows:
Champion $4000 - Runner Up $2200 - Semi Finalist $1200 - 5th-8th $750
Round Robin Pay Per Win $2400 ($40 per win)
 
In conjunction with the event, a fundraiser evening will be held on Thursday, October 8 at the Norvilla Hotel for the event charity, High Speed Hounds.  More details will be available about the evening as it nears.  If there is any interest in assisting with the fundraiser or donation of prizes, contact Rob Atkins at [email protected].
 
Contacte [email protected] for any inquiries or for entries.



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