Canadian Senior Curling Championships

Last updated
Canadian Senior Curling Championships
Established1965 (men)
1973 (women)
2019 host city Chilliwack, British Columbia
2019 arena Chilliwack Curling and Community Centre
Current champions (2019)
MenFlag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan
WomenFlag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan
Current edition

The Canadian Senior Curling Championships are an annual bonspiel held to determine the national champions in senior curling for Canada. Seniors are defined as being people over the age of 50. The championship teams play at the World Senior Curling Championships the following year.

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The event's first committee was established in October 1964. [1] Frank Sargent was an original member of the senior championship committee, and believed the event would attract former Brier competitors and give seniors place to compete which had not existed. [2] The inaugural Canadian Seniors Curling Championship was hosted in Port Arthur in March 1965. It used a minimum age of 55 for competitors, and had the Seagram Company as its title sponsor. [3]

Past champions

Men

YearTeamWinning skipHost
1965Flag of Manitoba (1905).svg  Manitoba Leo Johnson Port Arthur, Ontario
1966Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Jim Johnston Winnipeg, Manitoba
1967Flag of New Brunswick.svg  New Brunswick Jim Murphy Montreal, Quebec
1968Saskatchewan 60th Anniversary Flag.svg  Saskatchewan Don Wilson Edmonton, Alberta
1969Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Alfie Phillips Hamilton, Ontario
1970Flag of British Columbia.svg  British Columbia Don MacRae Kamloops, British Columbia
1971Flag of Prince Edward Island.svg  Prince Edward Island Wen MacDonald Halifax, Nova Scotia
1972Flag of Quebec.svg  Quebec Ken Weldon Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
1973Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Bill McTavish Sudbury, Ontario
1974Flag of British Columbia.svg  British Columbia George Beaudry Saint John, New Brunswick
1975Flag of Prince Edward Island.svg  Prince Edward Island Wen MacDonald Calgary, Alberta
1976Flag of Prince Edward Island.svg  Prince Edward Island Wen MacDonald Ottawa, Ontario
1977Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Morrie Thompson Winnipeg, Manitoba
1978Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Art Knutson St. Thomas, Ontario
1979Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Cliff Forry Noranda, Quebec
1980Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Terry McGeary Saint John, New Brunswick
1981Flag of Quebec.svg  Quebec Jim Wilson Nanaimo, British Columbia
1982Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Lloyd Guunlaugson Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
1983Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Lloyd Guunlaugson Sarnia, Ontario
1984Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Lloyd Guunlaugson St. John's, Newfoundland
1985Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Frank Scheirich Yorkton, Saskatchewan
1986Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Earle Hushagen Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
1987Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Norm Houck Prince George, British Columbia
1988Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Bill Clark Peterborough, Ontario
1989Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Jim Sharples Kenora, Ontario
1990Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Jim Ursel Whitehorse, Yukon
1991Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Jim Ursel Victoria, British Columbia
1992Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Jim Sharples Nipawin, Saskatchewan
1993Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Len Erickson Edmonton, Alberta
1994Flag of New Brunswick.svg  New Brunswick David Sullivan Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
1995 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Bill Dickie Saint John, New Brunswick
1996 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Bob Turcotte Medicine Hat, Alberta
1997 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Bob Turcotte Thornhill, Ontario
1998 Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Gary Bryden Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
1999 Flag of British Columbia.svg  British Columbia Ken Watson Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2000 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Bob Turcotte Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
2001 Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Gary Ross Calgary, Alberta
2002 Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Carl German St. Thomas, Ontario
2003 Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Tom Reed Lethbridge, Alberta
2004 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg  Newfoundland and Labrador Bas Buckle Vernon, British Columbia
2005 Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Les Rogers East St. Paul, Manitoba
2006 Northern Ontario curling flag.png  Northern Ontario Al Hackner Summerside, Prince Edward Island
2007 Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Pat Ryan Trois-Rivières, Quebec
2008 Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Eugene Hritzuk Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
2009 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Bruce Delaney Summerside, Prince Edward Island
2010 Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Mark Johnson Ottawa, Ontario
2011 Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Kelly Robertson Digby, Nova Scotia
2012 Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Rob Armitage Abbotsford, British Columbia
2013 Flag of New Brunswick.svg  New Brunswick Wayne Tallon Summerside, Prince Edward Island
2014 Flag of Nova Scotia.svg  Nova Scotia Alan O'Leary Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
2015 Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Randy Neufeld Edmonton, Alberta
2016 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Bryan Cochrane Digby, Nova Scotia
2017 Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Wade White Fredericton, New Brunswick
2018 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Bryan Cochrane Stratford, Ontario
2019 Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Bruce Korte Chilliwack, British Columbia
2020Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
2021 Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Women

YearTeamWinning skipHost
1973Flag of British Columbia.svg  British Columbia Ada Calles Ottawa, Ontario
1974Flag of British Columbia.svg  British Columbia Flora Martin Halifax, Nova Scotia
1975Flag of British Columbia.svg  British Columbia Flora Martin Swift Current, Saskatchewan
1976Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Hadie Manley Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
1977Flag of British Columbia.svg  British Columbia Vi Tapella Peace River, Alberta
1978Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Hadie Manley St. John's, Newfoundland
1979Flag of British Columbia.svg  British Columbia Flora Martin Vernon, British Columbia
1980Flag of British Columbia.svg  British Columbia Flora Martin Fredericton, New Brunswick
1981Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Bea Mayer Winnipeg, Manitoba
1982Flag of Nova Scotia.svg  Nova Scotia Verda Kemton Montreal, Quebec
1983Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Mabel Mitchell Guelph, Ontario
1984Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Ev Krahn Halifax, Nova Scotia
1985Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Ev Krahn Yorkton, Saskatchewan
1986Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Ev Krahn Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
1987Flag of Nova Scotia.svg  Nova Scotia Verda Kemton Prince George, British Columbia
1988Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Phyllis Nielsen Peterborough, Ontario
1989Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Emily Farnham Kenora, Ontario
1990Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Jill Greenwood Whitehorse, Yukon
1991Northern Ontario curling flag.png  Northern Ontario Eila Brown Victoria, British Columbia
1992Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Sheila Rowan Nipawin, Saskatchewan
1993Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Jill Greenwood Edmonton, Alberta
1994Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Cordella Schwengler Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
1995 Northern Ontario curling flag.png  Northern Ontario Sheila Ross Saint John, New Brunswick
1996 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Jill Greenwood Medicine Hat, Alberta
1997 Flag of Quebec.svg  Quebec Agnès Charrette Thornhill, Ontario
1998 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Jill Greenwood Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
1999 Flag of Quebec.svg  Quebec Agnès Charrette Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2000 Flag of Quebec.svg  Quebec Agnès Charrette Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
2001 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Anne Dunn Calgary, Alberta
2002 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Anne Dunn St. Thomas, Ontario
2003 Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Nancy Kerr Lethbridge, Alberta
2004 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Anne Dunn Vernon, British Columbia
2005 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Joyce Potter East St. Paul, Manitoba
2006 Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario Anne Dunn Summerside, Prince Edward Island
2007 Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Diane Foster Trois-Rivières, Quebec
2008 Flag of British Columbia.svg  British Columbia Pat Sanders Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
2009 Flag of Nova Scotia.svg  Nova Scotia Colleen Pinkney Summerside, Prince Edward Island
2010 Flag of British Columbia.svg  British Columbia Christine Jurgenson Ottawa, Ontario
2011 Flag of New Brunswick.svg  New Brunswick Heidi Hanlon Digby, Nova Scotia
2012 Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Cathy King Abbotsford, British Columbia
2013 Flag of Nova Scotia.svg  Nova Scotia Colleen Pinkney Summerside, Prince Edward Island
2014 Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Lois Fowler Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
2015 Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Terri Loblaw Edmonton, Alberta
2016 Flag of Nova Scotia.svg  Nova Scotia Colleen Jones Digby, Nova Scotia
2017 Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Sherry Anderson Fredericton, New Brunswick
2018 Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Sherry Anderson Stratford, Ontario
2019 Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan Sherry Anderson Chilliwack, British Columbia
2020Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
2021 Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

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References

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  2. Harper, Scotty (March 22, 1965). "'Greybeards' Match Rocks". Winnipeg Free Press. Winnipeg, Manitoba. p. 24. Lock-green.svg
  3. Harper, Scotty (March 4, 1965). "Sargent Named Head Of Canadian Curlers". Winnipeg Free Press. Winnipeg, Manitoba. p. 42. Lock-green.svg