Mixed Curling Bonspiel

| March 17, 2015

Rockin’ and Rollin’

There were 12 teams, including one from Whitecourt and Hines Creek, and a number of local junior curlers, as young as 11 years old, who participated in the fun Mixed Bonspiel, held March 13-15th at the Fox Creek Curling Club.

The theme was ’80’s hair bands’ and the best dressed costume went to the ‘Motley Curl’ team; Mariah Bennett, Chris Spiess, Steven Zwicker and Chris Harvey. Junior curler, Faith MacKay won the draw to the button.


Best dressed costume winners at the Mixed Curling Bonspiel, 80’s air band, Motley Crue: Chris Spiess, Steven Zwicker and Mariah Bennett. Photo submitted.


Many junior curlers participated, including the youngest curler, 11 year old Tyson Taylor, seen sweeping with his teammate Sarah DeCiccio.


Chase Martineau and Finn Fenton sweeping during the B Event final, as Third, Bob Tainsh observes in the background.

The curling games started Friday night and finals were held Sunday afternoon. A barbeque dinner was held Saturday night and best dressed costume, prizes, games and draw to the button contest.

The event winners were:


A Event Winners/Marnevic Team #1: L-R: Tyson Taylor, Zachary Ashmore and Sarah & Troy DeCiccio.

A Event

  • 1st – Marnevic Team #1, Troy & Sarah DeCiccio
  • Final score was 9-1 in six ends
  • 2nd – Al Munday’s Team from Whitecourt
  • 3rd – Team Campiou
  • 4th – ASJ Larry Wiltse

B Event winners: Shelley McLaughlin’s team: L- R: Bob Tainsh, Shelley McLaughlin, Chase Martineau and Finn Fenton.

B Event

  • 1st – Shelley McLaughlin’s team
  • Final score was 10-2 in four ends
  • 2nd – Brent’s team
  • 3rd – Angela Martineau
  • 4th – Kodiak’s Team

C Event winners: Marnevic Team #2 – L-R: Todd & Ronica DeCiccio and Jace and Robin Moon.

C Event

  • 1st – Marnevic #2 Team, Todd & Ronica DeCiccio
  • 2nd – Motley Curl team
  • Final score was 15-4 in six ends

D Event winners: Dawn MacKay’s team, L-R: Marilyn Vick, Faith MacKay, Dawson Vick and Danny Vick. Photos by Brandi Bedson.

D Event

  • 1st – Dawn MacKay’s team
  • Tied until the 8th end, final score was 9-5.
  • 2nd – Angela Martineau’s team



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