Revelstoke Curling Club hosts regional playdowns this weekend

The Revelstoke Curling Club is hosting a regional mixed playdown at the Revelstoke Forum this weekend. You're invited.

The Revelstoke Curling Club is hosting a regional mixed playdown at the Revelstoke Forum this weekend.

The public is welcome to check out action starting at 6 p.m. on Friday night, all-day Saturday and the Sunday finals.

A total of six teams will be competing to see who gets a berth in the B.C. Provincial finals.

Brian Lecompte leads the hometown Revelstoke rink. Other teams that will be attending include:

– David Long from Salmon Arm

– Simone Groundwater from Kamloops

– Jared St John from Penticton

– Brian Essington from Vernon

– Crista Nordin from Kelowna

The next big event on the Revelstoke Curling Club calendar is the 60th annual Men’s Cashspiel on the weekend of Mar. 2–4. There are three pools and the winner of the ‘A’ pool will take home a $1,000 grand prize. Register by Feb. 28.

In recent curling news, the RSS team competed in Pentiction in late January. The all-grade 9 team are in their first year of competition, competing against Okanagan teams that included seniors. The team fared well, taking home two wins and suffering two losses.