Start filling out your brackets, the triple knockout stage has been set for the 2023 Co-op Canadian Open, kicking off the second half of the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling season Jan. 10-15 at Encana Arena in Camrose, Alberta.
The major tournament will feature 16 of the top men’s teams and 16 of the top women’s teams from around the world.
The Co-op Canadian Open preliminary round consists of a modified triple knockout format where teams must win three games before they lose three games in order to qualify for the playoffs. Once teams lose three times, they are out of the tournament.
Full-event, weekend and day passes plus single draw tickets are now available, visit camrosegsoc.goigniter.com to purchase yours online today.
Broadcast coverage begins Thursday, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT on Sportsnet. For the broadcast schedule, CLICK HERE.
Teams were invited from both the WCF’s year-to-date and overall team rankings.
Sweden’s Team Edin, who were runners-up in the BOOST National and winners of the HearingLife Tour Challenge, enter as the No. 1 club in the men’s division.
Canada’s Team Homan, winners of the HearingLife Tour Challenge and runners-up in the WFG Masters, are the top seed on the women’s side.
Four teams will make their Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling top-tier debuts at the Co-op Canadian Open: Team Gosgens in the men’s division plus Team Ladouceur, Team Constantini and Team Ackland in the women’s division.
|10||Team Dropkin||United States|
|4||Team Gim||South Korea|
|16||Team Peterson||United States|