Grand Slam of Curling

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Grand Slam of Curling
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Established2001–02 (Men's)
2006–07 (Women's)
2018–19 Pinty's Cup Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Koe (Men's)
Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan (Women's)

The Grand Slam of Curling (branded as the Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling for sponsorship reasons) is a series of curling bonspiels that are a part of the annual World Curling Tour. Grand Slam events offer a purse of at least CAD$100,000, and feature the best teams from across Canada and around the World. The Grand Slam was instituted during the 2001–02 season for men and 2006–07 for women (with the 2006 Players' Championship also considered a Slam), [1] but some of the Grand Slam events have longer histories as bonspiels.

Contents

The Grand Slam season consists of six men's and women's events. The original four events (Masters, Open, National, and Players' Championship) are considered to be "majors". [2] The other two slams (Tour Challenge and Champions Cup) have unique formats that set them apart from other events on the World Curling Tour.

History

In 2001, many curlers were upset with the Canadian Curling Association (CCA). Their complaints included the long curling season, not getting any prize money at the Brier, the national men's curling championship, which generated millions for the CCA, and the inability to have sponsors at the Brier. [3] Eighteen of the top twenty curling teams, known as the "Original 18", agreed to boycott the Brier from 2001 to 2003 and created the Grand Slam of Curling. [4] The original 18 skips were Dave Boehmer, Kerry Burtnyk, Pierre Charette, Glen Despins, Dale Duguid, Bert Gretzinger, Glenn Howard, Bruce Korte, Allan Lyburn, William Lyburn, Kevin Martin, Greg McAulay, Wayne Middaugh, Kevin Park, Brent Pierce, Vic Peters, Peter Steski and Jeff Stoughton. [5]

The Grand Slam of Curling began in the 2001–02 curling season with four events: the Canadian Open, Masters, National, and Players' Championship, the four "majors". [6]

After the merger of the Women's Tour and the WCT, the 2006 Players' Championship featured a women's event for the first time, and was considered a Slam for the women too. In the 2006–07 curling season, several existing women's events were designated as Grand Slams, but were not operated by the Grand Slam of Curling. [7] Grand Slam games also got reduced to eight ends that season.

In 2012, Sportsnet purchased the Grand Slam of Curling. As such, television rights to the series have also defaulted to Sportsnet, though certain events may still air championship rounds on CBC. [8] [9] [10]

In 2017, Yare TV began broadcasting online streams of the Grand Slams, opening up access to fans outside of Canada. [11]

Under this new ownership, the separate women's Grand Slams were phased out, with women's divisions added to existing men's Grand Slams. New Grand Slam events were also added: the Elite 10 in the 2014–15 curling season and the Tour Challenge and Champions Cup in the 2015–16 curling season. A women's division was added to the Elite 10 in the 2018–19 curling season, achieving for the first time equal number of events, prize money, and television time for men and women. [7] The Elite 10 was dropped the next season, bringing the number of events to six.

The COVID-19 pandemic cancelled the remaining two slams of the 2019-20 curling season and all but the remaining two slams of the 2020–21 curling season. The 2020–21 season was supposed to include the first international Grand Slam, the Canadian Open (renamed to the Open) to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. [12]

Current Grand Slams

Masters

The Masters was introduced as a men's event 2002, and was added to the women's side in 2012.

Champions
YearMen's winning skipWomen's winning skipLocation
2002 Flag of Saskatchewan.svg Bruce Korte Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador
2003 (Jan) Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Sudbury, Ontario
2003 (Dec) Flag of Ontario.svg Wayne Middaugh Sudbury, Ontario
2004 Flag of Manitoba.svg Jeff Stoughton Humboldt, Saskatchewan
2006 (Feb) Flag of Alberta.svg Randy Ferbey St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
2006 (Dec) Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Waterloo, Ontario
2008 (Jan.) Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2008 (Nov.) Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Waterloo, Ontario
2009 Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Mississauga, Ontario
2010 Flag of Manitoba.svg Mike McEwen Windsor, Ontario
2011 Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
2012 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Koe Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan Brantford, Ontario
2013 Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan Abbotsford, British Columbia
2014 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Brad Gushue Flag of Alberta.svg Val Sweeting Selkirk, Manitoba
2015 Flag of Manitoba.svg Mike McEwen Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan Truro, Nova Scotia
2016 Flag of Sweden.svg Niklas Edin Flag of Ontario.svg Allison Flaxey Okotoks, Alberta
2017 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Brad Gushue Flag of Manitoba.svg Jennifer Jones Llyodminster, Saskatchewan
2018 Flag of Ontario.svg John Epping Flag of Sweden.svg Anna Hasselborg Truro, Nova Scotia
2019 Flag of Saskatchewan.svg Matt Dunstone Flag of Manitoba.svg Tracy Fleury North Bay, Ontario
2020Cancelled [13] Sarnia, Ontario [14]

Tour Challenge

The GSOC Tour Challenge was introduced as a men's and women's event in the 2015–16 curling season. The Tour Challenge has two tiers, with the bottom tier including regional invitations. The Tier 2 winning team qualifies for a subsequent grand slam.

Champions

The winning skip for Tier 1 is listed above the Tier 2 winning skip.

YearMen's winning skipWomen's winning skipLocation
2015 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Koe Flag of Switzerland.svg Silvana Tirinzoni Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador
Flag of British Columbia.svg Jim Cotter Flag of Manitoba.svg Kerri Einarson
2016 Flag of Sweden.svg Niklas Edin Flag of Alberta.svg Val Sweeting Cranbrook, British Columbia
Flag of Ontario.svg Greg Balsdon Flag of Ontario.svg Jacqueline Harrison
2017 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Brad Gushue Flag of Alberta.svg Val Sweeting Regina, Saskatchewan
Flag of Manitoba.svg Jason Gunnlaugson Flag of Manitoba.svg Kerri Einarson
2018 Flag of Ontario.svg Brad Jacobs Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan Thunder Bay, Ontario
Flag of Saskatchewan.svg Kirk Muyres Flag of Switzerland.svg Elena Stern
2019 Flag of Ontario.svg Brad Jacobs Flag of Sweden.svg Anna Hasselborg Westville Road, Nova Scotia
Flag of the United States.svg Korey Dropkin Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Min-ji
2020 Cancelled [13] Grand Prairie, Alberta

National

The National was introduced as a men's event in 2002, and was added to the women's side in 2015.

Champions
YearMen's winning skipWomen's winning skipLocation
2002 Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
2003 Flag of Quebec.svg Pierre Charette Humboldt, Saskatchewan
2004 Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
2004 (Nov.)1 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Hamilton, Ontario
2005 Flag of Ontario.svg Wayne Middaugh Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
2007 (Mar.) Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
2007 (Dec.) Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
2008 Flag of Ontario.svg Wayne Middaugh Quebec City, Quebec
2010 (Jan.) Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Brad Gushue Guelph, Ontario
2010 (Dec.) Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Vernon, British Columbia
2012 Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Dawson Creek, British Columbia
2013 Flag of Manitoba.svg Jeff Stoughton Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
2014 (Mar.) Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Fort McMurray, Alberta
2014 (Nov.) Flag of Manitoba.svg Mike McEwen Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
2015 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Brad Gushue Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan Oshawa, Ontario
2016 Flag of Ontario.svg Brad Jacobs Flag of Manitoba.svg Kerri Einarson Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
2017 Flag of Scotland.svg Bruce Mouat Flag of Manitoba.svg Jennifer Jones Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
2018 Flag of Scotland.svg Ross Paterson Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
2019 Flag of Ontario.svg Brad Jacobs Flag of Sweden.svg Anna Hasselborg Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
2020 Cancelled [13] Chestermere, Alberta

1 There was no National in the 2004–2005 season, but the BDO Curling Classic was held. It returned to its original name in the 2005–2006 season. The words "BDO Classic" were added to the name of the Canadian Open.

Open

The Open was introduced as a men's event in 2001, and was added to the women's side in 2014. The Open is the only Grand Slam that uses a triple knockout format. Prior to 2021, the event was known as the Canadian Open.

Champions
YearMen's winning skipWomen's winning skipLocation
2001 Flag of Ontario.svg Wayne Middaugh Wainwright, Alberta
2002 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Thunder Bay, Ontario
2003 Flag of Saskatchewan.svg Glen Despins Brandon, Manitoba
2005 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Winnipeg, Manitoba
2006 Flag of Manitoba.svg Jeff Stoughton Winnipeg, Manitoba
2007 (Jan.) Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Winnipeg, Manitoba
2007 (Dec.) Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Quebec City, Quebec
2009 Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Winnipeg, Manitoba
2010 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Winnipeg, Manitoba
2011 (Jan.) Flag of Manitoba.svg Mike McEwen Oshawa, Ontario
2011 (Dec.) Flag of Manitoba.svg Mike McEwen Kingston, Ontario
2012 Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Kelowna, British Columbia
2013 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Koe Medicine Hat, Alberta
2014 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Brad Gushue Flag of Scotland.svg Eve Muirhead Yorkton, Saskatchewan
2015 Flag of Ontario.svg John Epping Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan Yorkton, Saskatchewan
2017 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Brad Gushue Flag of Alberta.svg Casey Scheidegger North Battleford, Saskatchewan
2018 Flag of Switzerland.svg Peter de Cruz Flag of Alberta.svg Chelsea Carey Camrose, Alberta
2019 Flag of Alberta.svg Brendan Bottcher Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan North Battleford, Saskatchewan
2020 Flag of Ontario.svg Brad Jacobs Flag of Sweden.svg Anna Hasselborg Yorkton, Saskatchewan
2021 Cancelled [13] Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Players' Championship

The Players' Championship, the oldest tournament on the men's Grand Slam of Curling, was introduced as a men's event in 1993, and added to the women's side in 2006.

Champions
YearMen's winning skipWomen's winning skipLocation
1993 Flag of Ontario.svg Russ Howard Calgary, Alberta
1994 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Calgary, Alberta
1995 (Apr.) Flag of Saskatchewan.svg Murray McEachern Selkirk, Manitoba
1995 (Dec.) Flag of Ontario.svg Wayne Middaugh Jasper, Alberta
1997 Flag of Ontario.svg Russ Howard Winnipeg, Manitoba
1998 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Fort McMurray, Alberta
1999 Flag of Ontario.svg Wayne Middaugh Winnipeg, Manitoba
2000 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Winnipeg, Manitoba
2001 Flag of Ontario.svg Wayne Middaugh Calgary, Alberta
2002 Flag of Ontario.svg Wayne Middaugh Strathroy, Ontario
2003 Flag of Manitoba.svg Jeff Stoughton Leduc, Alberta
2004 Flag of British Columbia.svg John Morris St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
2005 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
2006 Flag of Alberta.svg Randy Ferbey Flag of Manitoba.svg Jennifer Jones Calgary, Alberta
2007 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Flag of Manitoba.svg Jennifer Jones Calgary, Alberta
2008 Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Flag of Saskatchewan.svg Amber Holland St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
2009 Flag of Alberta.svg Randy Ferbey Flag of Manitoba.svg Jennifer Jones Grande Prairie, Alberta
2010 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Flag of Alberta.svg Cheryl Bernard Dawson Creek, British Columbia
2011 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Flag of Manitoba.svg Jennifer Jones Grande Prairie, Alberta
2012 Flag of Ontario.svg John Epping Flag of Saskatchewan.svg Stefanie Lawton Summerside, Prince Edward Island
2013 Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Flag of Scotland.svg Eve Muirhead Toronto, Ontario
2014 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Flag of Manitoba.svg Jennifer Jones Summerside, Prince Edward Island
2015 Flag of Ontario.svg Brad Jacobs Flag of Scotland.svg Eve Muirhead Toronto, Ontario
2016 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Brad Gushue Flag of Scotland.svg Eve Muirhead Toronto, Ontario
2017 Flag of Sweden.svg Niklas Edin Flag of Manitoba.svg Jennifer Jones Toronto, Ontario
2018 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Koe Flag of the United States.svg Jamie Sinclair Toronto, Ontario
2019 Flag of Alberta.svg Brendan Bottcher Flag of Manitoba.svg Kerri Einarson Toronto, Ontario
2020 Cancelled [15] Toronto, Ontario
2021 Flag of Scotland.svg Bruce Mouat Flag of Manitoba.svg Kerri Einarson Calgary, Alberta [16]

Champions Cup

The Champions Cup was introduced as a men's and women's event in the 2015–16 curling season. The Champions Cup is contested by champions of various Grand Slam, Season of Champions, World Curling Tour, and other events throughout the season.

Champions
YearMen's winning skipWomen's winning skipLocation
2016 Flag of Manitoba.svg Reid Carruthers Flag of Manitoba.svg Jennifer Jones Sherwood Park, Alberta
2017 Flag of Ontario.svg Brad Jacobs Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan Calgary, Alberta
2018 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Brad Gushue Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan Calgary, Alberta
2019 Flag of Alberta.svg Brendan Bottcher Flag of Switzerland.svg Silvana Tirinzoni Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2020 Cancelled [15] Olds, Alberta
2021 Flag of Scotland.svg Bruce Mouat Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan Calgary, Alberta [16]

Statistics: Grand Slams won

This is a list of Grand Slam events won per player, including Players' Championships won prior to the creation of the Grand Slam.

[17]

Men

Key of colours
ColourExplanation
Player currently active on the WCT

As of the 2021 Players' Championship

Player TC Mast. Nat. Open E10 PC CC Total
Kevin Martin 014508018
Glenn Howard 064204016
Brent Laing 173203016
Wayne Middaugh 034206015
Marc Kennedy 203406015
Craig Savill 072202013
Mark Nichols 123221112
Ben Hebert 103305012
Brad Gushue 122221111
John Morris 003314011
Brett Gallant 121221110
Geoff Walker 121221110
Scott Bailey 01210509
Richard Hart 04210108
Carter Rycroft 02130208
Mike McEwen 02122007
B. J. Neufeld 02122007
Denni Neufeld 02122007
Don Walchuk 01120307
Don Bartlett 01120307
Matt Wozniak 02122007
Brad Jacobs 20210117
E. J. Harnden 20210117
Ryan Harnden 20210117
Graeme McCarrel 01010406
Kevin Koe 11010205
Ryan Fry 10200115
Jon Mead 01210105
Ian Tetley 00010405
John Epping 01110104
Marcel Rocque 01000304
Jeff Stoughton 01110104
David Nedohin 01000304
Brendan Bottcher 00010113
Darren Moulding 00010113
Bradley Thiessen 00010113
Karrick Martin 00010113
Niklas Edin 11000103
Oskar Eriksson 11000103
Rasmus Wranå 11000103
Christoffer Sundgren 11000103
Randy Ferbey 01000203
Scott Pfeifer 01000203
Gary Van Den Berghe 01010103
Bruce Mouat 00100113
Grant Hardie 00100113
Bobby Lammie 00100113
Hammy McMillan Jr. 00100113
Reid Carruthers 00100012
Braeden Moskowy 01000012
Mathew Camm 01010002
Russ Howard 00000202
Peter Corner 00100102
Collin Mitchell 00200002
Jason Mitchell 00200002
Phil Loevenmark 00100102
Steve Gould 01010002
Nolan Thiessen 01010002
Pat Simmons 01010002

Women

Key of colours
ColourExplanation
Player currently active on the WCT

As of the 2021 Players' Championship; Minimum 2 wins

Player AG* ML&L* CS* Elite 10 Mast. TC Nat'l. Open PC CC Sobey's* WT*Total
Jennifer Jones 31101010611116
Jill Officer 31101010611116
Dawn McEwen 31101010511115
Rachel Homan 00003122030011
Emma Miskew 00003122030011
Lisa Weagle 00003122020010
Kaitlyn Lawes 11101010311010
Cathy Overton-Clapham 30001001400110
Joanne Courtney 0000112202008
Eve Muirhead 1010000130006
Vicki Chalmers 1010000130006
Anna Sloan 1010000120005
Anna Hasselborg 0001111100005
Sara McManus 0001111100005
Agnes Knochenhauer 0001111100005
Sofia Mabergs 0001111100005
Val Sweeting 0000120020005
Stefanie Lawton 0110000010014
Sherry Anderson 0210000010004
Sherri Singler 0110000010014
Marliese Kasner 0110000010014
Sarah Reid 0010000120004
Kerri Einarson 0000001020003
Rachelle Brown 0000120000003
Dana Ferguson 0000120000003
Kelly Scott 1100000000013
Jeanna Schraeder 1100000000013
Sasha Carter 1100000000013
Chelsey Matson 1100000000013
Selena Njegovan 0000101000002
Shannon Birchard 0000000020002
Liz Fyfe 0000101000002
Kristin MacCuish 0000101000002
Briane Meilleur 0000000020002
Silvana Tirinzoni 0000010001002
Esther Neuenschwander 0000010001002
Chelsea Carey 0100000100002
Sarah Wilkes 0000000002002
Lori Olson-Johns 0000020000002
Alison Kreviazuk 0000200000002
Shannon Kleibrink 1100000000002
Sherry Middaugh 1000000000102
Amy Nixon 1100000000002
Bronwen Webster 1100000000002
Claire Hamilton 1000000010002
Renee Simons 1000000000012

Note: Totals due not include wins prior to the first Grand Slam season of 2006–07, excepting the Players'.

Former Grand Slams

Sobeys Slam

The Sobeys Slam was held as a Grand Slam event on three occasions in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.

Champions
YearWinning skip
2007 Sherry Middaugh
2008 Marie-France Larouche
2009Not held
2010 Jennifer Jones

Wayden Transportation Ladies Classic

The Wayden Transportation Ladies Classic was held annually in Abbotsford, British Columbia, and was held nine times before it was discontinued.

Champions
YearWinning skip
2000 Shannon Kleibrink
2001 Shannon Kleibrink
2002 Kelly Scott
2003 Kelly Scott
2004 Kelley Law
2005 Janet Harvey
2006 Stefanie Lawton
2007 Kelly Scott
2008 Jennifer Jones

Manitoba Lotteries Women's Curling Classic

The Manitoba Women's Curling Classic was held in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, and was held eight times as a Grand Slam tournament. It was removed from the Grand Slam lineup starting in the 2014–15 curling season.

Champions
YearWinning skipRunner-up skip
2004 Cheryl Bernard Shannon Kleibrink
2005 Jennifer Jones Shannon Kleibrink
2006 Sherry Anderson Jennifer Jones
2007 Shannon Kleibrink Jennifer Jones
2008 Michelle Englot Kelly Scott
2009 Kelly Scott Jennifer Jones
2010 Chelsea Carey Cathy Overton-Clapham
2011 Renée Sonnenberg Heather Nedohin
2012 Stefanie Lawton Rachel Homan
2013 Jennifer Jones Jill Thurston

Curlers' Corner Autumn Gold Curling Classic

The Autumn Gold Curling Classic is held annually in Calgary, Alberta, and has been held 42 times (as of 2019). It offers a total purse of $50,000. It was removed from the Grand Slam lineup starting in the 2015–16 curling season.

YearWinning skipRunner-up skip
1978 Dorenda Schoenhalds Marj Mitchell
1979 Crystal Brunas Susan Seitz
1980 Kerrylyn Richard Joan Hart
1981 Kathy Fahlman Linda Saunders
1982 Ruby Sowinski Kathy Fahlman
1983 Emily Farnham Judy Lukowich
1984 Sandy Tuner Merilyn Cheyne
1985 Marilyn Bodogh-Darte Sandy Turner
1986 Marilyn Bodogh-Darte Kathy Fahlman
1987 Jan Wiltzen Sandra Risebrough
1988 Michelle Schneider Carol Davis
1989 Kerrylynn Richards Sandy Turner
1990 Cheryl Bernard Linda Wild
1991 Sandra Peterson Diane Foster
1992 Michelle Schneider Deb Santos
1993 Sherry Scheirich Glenys Bakker
1994 Michelle Schneider Elisabet Johansson
1995 Elisabet Gustafson Glenys Bakker
1996 Shannon Kleibrink Kelley Owen
1997 Heather Rankin Cheryl Kullman
1998 Kim Gellard Amber Holland
1999 Cathy Borst Bronwen Saunders
2000 Amber Holland Shannon Kleibrink
2001 Cathy King Cheryl Bernard
2002 Heather Nedohin Cheryl Bernard
2003 Sherry Anderson Cathy King
2004 Stefanie Lawton Cheryl Bernard
2005 Jenn Hanna Jan Betker
2006 Kelly Scott Crystal Webster
2007 Jennifer Jones Shannon Kleibrink
2008 Shannon Kleibrink Cheryl Bernard
2009 Jennifer Jones Wang Bingyu
2010 Wang Bingyu Desirée Owen
2011 Cathy Overton-Clapham Amy Nixon
2012 Sherry Middaugh Rachel Homan
2013 Eve Muirhead Wang Bingyu
2014 Jennifer Jones Rachel Homan

Colonial Square Ladies Classic

The Colonial Square Ladies Classic is held annually in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and has been held since 1983. It officially became a Grand Slam event in 2012. It was removed from the Grand Slam lineup starting in the 2015–16 curling season.

YearWinning skipRunner-up skip
1983 Chris More Marilyn Bodogh
1984 (Mar) Carol Davis Nancy Kerr
1984 (Nov) Carolyn Mrack Connie Laliberte
1985 Marilyn Darte Cordella Schwengler
1986 Lori McGeary Merle Kopach
1987 Karen Powell Heather MacMillan
1988 Marilyn Bodogh-Darte Andrea Schöpp
1989 Kim Armbruster Carolyn Revet
1990 Penny Ryan Deb Shermack
1991 Michelle Schneider Connie Fennell
1992 Shannon Kleibrink Karen Fallis
1993 Sandra Peterson Karen Powell
1994 Sandra Peterson Sherry Anderson
1995 Sherry Anderson Michelle Schneider
1996 Kelley Owen Sherry Scheirich
1997 Sherry Scheirich Kim Hodson
1998 Renelle Bryden Amber Holland
1999 Michelle Ridgway Atina Ford
2000 Sherry Anderson Heather Fowlie
2001 Sherry Anderson Susan Altman
2002 Sherry Anderson Nancy Inglis
2003 Cathy Trowell Nancy Inglis
2004 Sherry Middaugh Renée Sonnenberg
2005 Stefanie Lawton Candace Chisholm
2006 Jennifer Jones Karen Purdy
2007 Stefanie Lawton Cathy King
2008 Stefanie Lawton Michelle Englot
2009 Stefanie Lawton Mirjam Ott
2010 Stefanie Lawton Jennifer Jones
2011 Crystal Webster Val Sweeting
2012 Stefanie Lawton Chelsea Carey
2013 Jennifer Jones Michèle Jäggi
2014 Eve Muirhead Sherry Middaugh

Elite 10

The Elite 10 was introduced as a men's event in 2015, and added to the women's side in September 2018. The Elite 10 used a unique match play format, similar to skins curling. The event was dropped for the 2019–20 curling season.

Champions
YearMen's winning skipWomen's winning skipLocation
2015 Flag of Manitoba.svg Mike McEwen Fort McMurray, Alberta
2016 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Brad Gushue Colwood, British Columbia
2017 Flag of British Columbia.svg John Morris Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
2018 (Mar.) Flag of Manitoba.svg Mike McEwen Winnipeg, Manitoba
2018 (Sep.) Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Brad Gushue Flag of Sweden.svg Anna Hasselborg Chatham, Ontario

Pinty's Cup

Beginning with the 2012–13 season, at the end of the season, the top Grand Slam team wins the "Rogers Grand Slam Cup", where they are awarded $75,000. The cup was renamed to the "Bonus Cup" for the 2017–18 season, and then the "Pinty's Cup" in 2018–19. Teams accumulate points based on their performance in each of the slams except for the Champions Cup and Tour Challenge Tier 2. [18] [19]

SeasonMen's winning skipWomen's winning skip
2012–13 Flag of Ontario.svg Glenn Howard Flag of Scotland.svg Eve Muirhead
2013–14 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Martin Flag of Manitoba.svg Jennifer Jones
2014–15 Flag of Ontario.svg Brad Jacobs Flag of Scotland.svg Eve Muirhead
2015–16 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Brad Gushue Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan
2016–17 Flag of Sweden.svg Niklas Edin Flag of Alberta.svg Val Sweeting
2017–18 Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg Brad Gushue Flag of Manitoba.svg Jennifer Jones
2018–19 Flag of Alberta.svg Kevin Koe Flag of Ontario.svg Rachel Homan
2019–20 Flag of Ontario.svg Brad Jacobs Flag of Sweden.svg Anna Hasselborg

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