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2017 Elks Canadian Curling Championships


The 2017 Elks of Canada National Curling Championship will be hosted by the Stavely Royal Purple Elks No. 99 and Elks No. 112 Lodges in Stavely, Alberta from March 22 – March 25, 2017. This event will be attended by our Grand Exalted Ruler, Denis Ellingboe. Please, seriously consider participating in this event.

This event is open to all Royal Purple Elks and Elks as well as prospective members. Each team is only required to have two members on the team. There are championships for Ladies, Mixed, Mens, Seniors, and Masters events.

The following details provide the information for the event.

Curling Schedule and Entry Fee:

March 22:    7:00 pm Team Registration and Social        Stavely Community Hall
March 23:    9:00 am Curling-First Draw                        Nanton Curling/Skating Rink
                    11:30 am Opening Ceremonies                   Nanton Curling/Skating Rink
                    12:15 pm Curling                                        Nanton Curling/Skating Rink
                    7:00 pm Steak Dinner and Social                 Stavely Community Hall
March 24:    9:00 am Curling                                           Nanton Curling/Skating Rink
                    7:00 pm Funny Money Casino                     Stavely Community Hall
March 25:    9:00 am Semi-Final and Finals Curling        Nanton Curling/Skating Rink
                    6:00 pm Awards Banquet and Social             Stavely Community Hall

Team entry fees will be $250 payable to Stavely Elks No. 112: c/o Ian Sundquist, PO Box 414, T0L 1Z0, or on March 22, 2017 at the Team Registration. Deadline for team entry is March 7, 2017. Please contact Ken Lengyel at the following email address: kglengyel@gmail.com to enter your team.

The following information will be required on the entry:

          Lodge Name
          Event: (Ladies, Mixed, Mens, Seniors, Masters)
          Contact Name
          Phone Number
          Email Address
          Team Member Names

Event Booklet:
An Event Booklet will be put together for this event. If your Lodge wishes to convey a message to the curlers participating in this event, please send a cheque to Stavely Elks c/o Ian Sundquist, PO Box 414, T0L1Z0. The text/layout of your message in a pdf. format can be sent to Ian’s email: ianquist@platinum.ca

          Full Page $100
          1/2 page $75
          1/4 page $50


Accommodations:
The curling events will be held in Nanton, Alberta, with the social events being held in Stavely. Overflow rooms are available in Claresholm. Transportation to and from these events will be provided by shuttle buses. The Committee recommends booking your rooms early. If you are having any trouble with booking your rooms, or you have any questions, please contact Ken Lengyel at (403) 540-3926. The following accommodation is recommended:

          Double D Motel (Nanton): (403) 646-2170
          Ranchland Inn (Nanton): (403) 646-2933
          Stavely Hotel (Stavely): (403) 549-3772
          Motel 6 (Claresholm): (403) 625-4646
          Bluebird Motel (Claresholm): 1-800-661-4891

The National Curling Championship Committee urges all Lodges across Canada to consider sending a team or individual curlers to this event. The Committee will do it`s best to accommodate individual entries by placing them on a team. The goal of this event is to promote Elkdom, please seriously consider participating. Some funds are available from Grand Lodge to assist members travelling long distances to defray travel cost. These funds are being made available through the sale of the Sports Pins. Please remember the profits from the Sports Pin sales are the primary source of funding for the National Sporting events.

If you have any questions, please contact Brother Ken Lengyel at (403) 540-3926, or by email: kglengyel@gmail.com.