Thursday, September 23, 2021

Farmers Curling Bonspiel in Wallaceburg this weekend

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The 33-annual All-Ontario Farmers Curling Bonspiel is taking place this weekend in Wallaceburg.

Wallaceburg’s Sydenham Community Curling Club will be busy all weekend long from January 19 to 21.

A full tournament of 28 teams is vying for a total prize board of $18,000.

The first place prize has been increased to $3,000 cash this year.

A large majority of the prize board is farm products and services.

Last years championship team skipped by Scott Lenox is returning. Also, eight-time winner Jerry Meyskens will be back to try and win number nine.

Teams come to this bonspiel from all across Ontario.

Friday will feature curling, along with combine races and entertainment from local musician Mike Gallant.

Saturday night features RunAway Angel as the entertainment.

The musical entertainment is open to the public.

Overall, the event is a major fundraiser for the Sydenham Community Curling Club in Wallaceburg.


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