ON THE BUTTON: Curling Bonspiel

WHO: You, all your friends, and us at UBC Intramurals!

WHAT: A fun night of curling for beginners and ice connoisseurs alike! Whether it’s your first time on the ice or you’re a seasoned sweeper, this happy feet themed night is for you.

WHEN: January 14th, 2018

WHERE: Richmond Curling Club, 5540 Hollybridge Way, Richmond, BC V7C 4N3

WHY: Celebrate Canada’s national pastime and get a chance to win a coveted champ shirt!

 

 

We’re starting 2018 sweeping away our worries at none other than Richmond Curling Club!

If you’ve been a loyal Canadian and followed the Winter Olympics, chances are, you’ve seen curling in action. You’ve also probably been very confused. Luckily, REC’s ultimate recipe to curling is here to save the day!

 

1. THE EQUIPMENT

A 150 ft x 15 ft sheet of ice. (The curling sheet, as defined by the World Curling Federation)

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A Curling Stone (38-44 pounds of pure granite!)

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The Curling Broom

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The Curling Shoes (No Jordans here, just a snazzy pair os slider shoes with teflon soles!)

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SWEEP YOUR TROUBLES AWAY!

 

2. THE GAME

The point of the game is to get the stone as close as possible to the centre of the curling sheet, or the “button”! The game is complete when all eight rocks from each respective team have been sent out. The winning team is the one with the highest score!

 

3. THE EVENT

Now that you’ve read all about it, test your skills in curling on January 14th at the Richmond Curling Club! Register before January 8th!

 

SEE YOU ALL THERE!