The world’s elite curlers are returning to the Sault for the second time in two years as the third event of the 2017-18 Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling season, November 14-19.
Taking over the Essar Centre Sault Ste, the event features 15 top men’s and women’s teams from around the world, including hometown favourite and 2014 Winter Olympic gold medallist Team Jacobs. All 30 teams will compete in a round-robin style bonspiel, contending for a combined $250,000 purse and a berth in the Humpty’s Champions Cup, the final Grand Slam event of the season.
For additional details regarding event format, team lists and scoring, please visit thegrandslamofcurling.com
Returning for another Grand Slam event, Sportsnet’s expert curling commentators, veteran broadcaster Rob Faulds will have the play-by-play call while Olympic gold medallist Kevin Martin, 1998 Olympic silver medallist Mike Harris and 1998 Olympic gold medallist Joan McCusker provide insight and analysis throughout the bonspiel.