Kamloops Crown of Curling – Wikipedia

World Curling Tour event

Kamloops Crown of Curling is located in Canada

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The Kamloops Crown of Curling (formerly the Hub International Crown of Curling, Valley First Crown of Curling, Strauss Crown of Curling, Labatt’s Crown of Curling, Labatt Crown of Curling, Thompson Crown of Curling, Thompson Hotel Crown of Curling, and Barton Insurance Crown of Curling) is an annual bonspiel, or curling tournament, held in October at the Kamloops Curling Club in Kamloops. The purse for the event is CAD$30,000 each for the men’s and women’s events.

The event has been held since 1974.[1]

Past champions[edit]

Men[edit]

Year Winning skip Runner-up skip Purse (CAD)
1974[2] British Columbia Brent Giles Alberta Tom Kroeger $10,500
1975[3] British Columbia Bernie Sparkes Alberta Tom Kroeger
1976[4] Saskatchewan Bob Pickering British Columbia Bernie Sparkes $15,500
1977[5] British Columbia Roy Vinthers British Columbia Glen Hillson $18,500
1978[6] British Columbia Tony Eberts British Columbia Steve Skillings $25,000
1979[7] British Columbia Jack Hockey British Columbia Brent Giles
1980[8] Manitoba Kerry Burtnyk Alberta Ed Lukowich $30,000
1981[9] Alberta Frank Bailey British Columbia Bert Gretzinger $35,000
1982[10] Alberta Wayne Sokolosky British Columbia Dave Simpson $35,000
1983[11] British Columbia Paul Gowsell British Columbia Bert Gretzinger $35,000
1984[12] Alberta Dennis Graber British Columbia Gary Sigurdson
1986[13] British Columbia Craig Lepine Alberta Kurt Balderston
1987[14] British Columbia Mike Chernoff
1988[15] British Columbia Dan Cleutinx British Columbia Eric Wiltzen $55,000[16]
1989[17] British Columbia Earl Blom British Columbia Jim Armstrong
1990[18] British Columbia Al Moore British Columbia Eric Wiltzen
1991[19] British Columbia Michael Vavrek Saskatchewan Al Lind
1992[20] Alberta Mickey Pendergast Alberta Adrian Bakker $33,250[21]
1993[22] British Columbia Al Moore British Columbia Rob Kuroyama
1994[23] Ontario Al Hackner British Columbia Sandy MacDonald $36,000
1995[24] British Columbia Ed Dezura British Columbia Brad Clark
1996[25] Sweden Peja Lindholm Alberta Terry Meek $34,400
1997[26] British Columbia Bert Gretzinger Alberta Mickey Pendergast
1998[27] Alberta Randy Ferbey British Columbia Greg McAulay
1999[28] British Columbia Greg McAulay British Columbia Brent Giles
2000[29] Alberta Dennis Graber British Columbia Barry McPhee
2001[30] Alberta Adrian Bakker British Columbia Bert Gretzinger $57,700
2002[31] British Columbia Mike Wood British Columbia Bert Gretzinger $35,800
2003[32] British Columbia Bert Gretzinger British Columbia Rick Folk $40,700
2004[33] British Columbia Bob Ursel British Columbia Brian Windsor $40,700
2005[34] British Columbia Bert Gretzinger United States Pete Fenson $48,000
2006[35] Manitoba Kerry Burtnyk British Columbia Bob Ursel $50,000
2007 British Columbia Bryan Miki British Columbia Greg McAulay $50,000[36]
2008 British Columbia Rick Folk Alberta Kevin Koe $50,000[37]
2009[38] Alberta Ted Appelman Alberta Chris Schille $34,000
2010[39] British Columbia Jim Cotter Alberta Steve Petryk $34,000
2011[40] British Columbia Andrew Bilesky British Columbia Grant Olsen $32,000
2012[41] British Columbia Brent Pierce Alberta Jamie King $32,000
2013[42] British Columbia Grant Dezura British Columbia Dean Joanisse $25,000
2014[43] British Columbia Brent Pierce British Columbia Sean Geall $30,000
2015[44] British Columbia Sean Geall British Columbia Dean Joanisse $26,000
2016[45] British Columbia Dean Joanisse South Korea Kim Soo-hyuk $26,000
2017 Event cancelled[46]
2018 British Columbia Sean Geall British Columbia Josh Barry $16,000
2019[47] Japan Yuta Matsumura British Columbia Tyler Tardi $16,000
2020 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in British Columbia[48]
2021[49] South Korea Kim Soo-hyuk British Columbia Jeff Richard $12,200

Women[edit]

Year Winning skip Runner-up skip Purse (CAD)
1986[50] Alberta Phyl Raymond Alberta Judy Pendergast
1987[51] Alberta Carol Davis Alberta Sandra Risebrough
1988[15] British Columbia Julie Sutton British Columbia Sheril Becker
1989[17] Alberta Wendy Conn Alberta Susan Seitz
1990[18] Manitoba Connie Laliberte British Columbia Sue Garvey
1991[19] British Columbia Julie Sutton British Columbia Cyndra McKinnon
1992[52] British Columbia Kelley Owen
1993[22] British Columbia Sheril Becker British Columbia Allison MacInnes
1994[53] British Columbia Sherry Heath British Columbia Kelley Owen
1995[24] British Columbia Sue Garvey British Columbia Linda Kirton
1996[54] British Columbia Pat Sanders British Columbia Kelly MacKenzie $20,000[25]
1997[26] British Columbia Sue Garvey British Columbia Georgina Wheatcroft
1998[55] Alberta Sheila Heath British Columbia Sherry Heath
1999[56] British Columbia Allison MacInnes British Columbia Chris Makarowski
2000[57] Alberta Shannon Kleibrink British Columbia Sherry Heath
2001 British Columbia Shelley MacDonald
2002[58] British Columbia Kelly Scott British Columbia Marla Mallett
2003[59] British Columbia Kelly Scott British Columbia Tracey Jones
2004[60] Japan Moe Meguro British Columbia Colleen Hannah
2005[61] British Columbia Toni Wells Japan Ayumi Onodera $24,000
2006[62] British Columbia Pat Sanders China Wang Bingyu $34,000
2007 British Columbia Kelly Scott British Columbia Marla Mallett $34,000
2008 South Korea Kim Mi-Yeon British Columbia Marla Mallett $34,000[63]
2009[64] British Columbia Colleen Hannah Alberta Faye White $34,000
2010[65] British Columbia Allison MacInnes British Columbia Marla Mallett $34,000
2011[66] Switzerland Michèle Jäggi Russia Olga Zyablikova $34,000
2012[67] China Wang Bingyu Denmark Lene Nielsen $34,000
2013[68] United States Allison Pottinger Japan Ayumi Ogasawara $35,000
2014[69] Japan Ayumi Ogasawara British Columbia Kelly Scott $30,000
2015[70] South Korea Gim Un-chi Japan Satsuki Fujisawa $26,000
2016[71] South Korea Kim Min-ji Japan Satsuki Fujisawa $26,000
2017[72] British Columbia Dailene Pewarchuk British Columbia Patti Knezevic $12,000
2018[73] British Columbia Sarah Wark British Columbia Kim Slattery $9,950
2019[74] British Columbia Corryn Brown China Han Siyu $9,950
2020 Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in British Columbia
2021 Event cancelled

References[edit]

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