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Fredericton Awarded 2017 Canadian Senior Curling Championships

For immediate release: April 27, 2015

FREDERICTON N.B. - The Capital Winter Club in partnership with City of Fredericton Sport Tourism are proud to announce that they have been awarded the 2017 Everest Canadian Senior Men's and Women's Curling Championships. The partnership will see both the Capital Winter Club and Willie O'Ree Place as the competition venues for this prestigious event.

2017 Everest Canadian Senior Men's and Women's Curling Championships will take place from March 18-25, 2017.

With the announcement, the Capital Winter Club. will build upon a championship hosting resume that includes the 2013 World Mixed Doubles and Seniors Curling Championships Presented by Cox and Palmer Law, as well as the 2005 Canadian Junior Curling Championships.

"On behalf of the organizing committee and the Capital Winter Club I would like to say how pleased and excited we are to host the 2017 Everest Canadian Senior Men's and Women's Curling Championships." noted Organizing Committee Chair Wayne Tallon. "We look forward to welcoming the teams from across the country that will be competing for the National Championships. Our track record in hosting high level events such as this one will ensure each athlete will have a pleasant experience here in Fredericton. A big thank you to Curling Canada for awarding us this event."

The 2017 Everest Canadian Senior Men's and Women's Curling Championships will see 14 Men's and 14 Women's teams, coaches, and spectators representing 3 Territories, 10 Provinces as well as a representative from Northern Ontario vie for a National Championship at the Capital Winter Club and Willie O'Ree Place. The winner of this event will represent Canada at the 2018 World Senior Curling Championships.

"It's fantastic to see the Capital Winter Club continue to build upon an excellent event resume and attract world class events such as the 2017 Everest Canadian Senior Men's and Women's Curling Championships to Fredericton." said Mayor Brad Woodside. "Partnerships are integral to the success of Sport Tourism in our community and the Capital Winter Club have quickly become ambassadors of Fredericton, on a National and International scale. The economic activity stimulated by these events play a significant role in the community."

More information on the 2017 Everest Canadian Senior Men's and Women's Curling Championships will be available in the upcoming months.

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Media Contact: Wayne Tallon, Organizing Committee Chair, (506) 460-2232, wayne.tallon@fredericton.ca