The Dominion Curling Club Championship updates eligibility rules
The Dominion General Insurance Company of Canada has announced some changes to the eligibility requirements for The Dominion Curling Club Championship and all provincial and regional events leading to the national championship. Effective for the 2010/2011 curling season, the updated rules for The Dominion BC Club Challenge and the British Columbia teams participating in the Pacific International Cup (The Dominion Curling Club Championship of British Columbia) are as follows:
1. The curling club represented by the team must be affiliated with Curl BC.
2. Each curling club will declare a men’s and women’s team of four (4) players that played together regularly, in a sanctioned club league in the most recent season, excluding major/super leagues, to represent the club as the men’s and women’s club champions.
3. Each team will be allowed only one (1) player who has played in a Men’s, Women’s or Seniors’ provincial championship in the current or previous four (4) years or participated in a Grand Slam event in the current or previous four (4) years.
4. All games will be eight (8) ends with ties being decided by a full extra end.
5. A maximum of one (1) replacement player from the club can play lead.
6. Each team will be allowed a maximum of two (2) players under the age of 20 as of December 31st of the year prior to the championship (minimum age of 15 as of December 31st).
7. The Dominion has the sole authority to grant exceptions to these rules in extraordinary circumstances.
The Dominion reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to exclude any team that violates this spirit and intent. The objective is to support ordinary curlers and the development of curling across Canada. Please visit www.bcclubchallenge.ca for additional information about the six regional BC Club Challenge events leading to this championship.