TSN Rocks the Vote! Vote Now for THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME
Presented by Pinty's
- Voting runs from November 5 to December 10 at TSN.ca/CurlingSkins -
- Fans can vote their favourite Canadian men's curlers into TSN's premiere
curling event featuring a new All-Star team format and a total cash purse of
- THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME Presented by Pinty's airs live on
TSN January 19-20 -
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TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Beginning today, the biggest names in curling go
head-to-head on TSN.ca, as fans across Canada determine who will compete in
THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME Presented by Pinty's in a brand new
qualifying process and All-Star team format.
Created and operated by TSN Events, THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME
Presented by Pinty's is the premiere special event on the curling calendar.
The curling skins game on TSN has been a fan and industry favourite for the
past 24 years.
From November 5 to December 10, fans can visit TSN.ca/CurlingSkins to vote for
their favourite Canadian men's curlers at each position - skip, third, second,
and lead. The All-Star ballot consists of players from the top teams as ranked
by the Canadian Team Ranking System for 2011-2012 season which is used by the
Canadian Curling Association. The following curlers are included the ballot:
| SKIP | THIRD | SECOND | LEAD |
| Glenn Howard | BJ Neufeld | Brent Laing | Craig Savill |
| Mike McEwen | John Morris | Matt Wozniak | Denni Neufeld |
| Kevin Martin | Pat Simmons | Marc Kennedy | Ben Hebert |
| Kevin Koe | Scott Bailey | Carter Rycroft | Nolan Thiessen |
|Jeff Stoughton | Jon Mead | Scott Howard | David Mathers |
| Brad Gushue | Ryan Fry | Reid Carruthers | Steve Gould |
| Rob Fowler | Allan Lyburn | Geoff Walker | Adam Casey |
| David Nedohin | Randy Ferbey | Richard Daneault | Derek Samagalski |
| Brad Jacobs | E.J. Harnden | Ryan Harnden | Brendan Melnyk |
New Event Format
The top four players with the most votes in each position will qualify. As
part of this year's new format the All-Star teams will be chosen by random
draw, broadcast on TSN January 17, 2013.
The four All-Star teams will compete for $100,000 in prize money during THE
DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME Presented by Pinty's live on TSN January
Similar to previous TSN curling skins games, THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING
SKINS GAME Presented by Pinty's uses a single-elimination format whereby the
winner is decided by total prize money and not total points throughout the
THE DOMINION ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME Presented by Pinty's marks the sixth
year in a row that Casino Rama in Rama, Ontario will host TSN's annual curling
skins game. Sponsors include The Dominion, Pinty's, Casino Rama, Chartered
Accountants, ASPRIN, The Source, and Carlton Cards.
As announced earlier this year, TSN's new multi-year curling partnership with
The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company sees Canada's trusted
insurance company become the title sponsor of TSN's annual curling skins event
beginning January 2013.
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