The Canadian Olympic Curling Trials take place December 2-10, 2017 from Ottawa. Here's what the nine men's and nine women's rinks need to do in order to qualify for the very prestigious event.

The 2018 Olympics take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Both Brad Jacobs and Jennifer Jones won gold for Canada at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

 

Men (Nine Spots)

1 - Winner of 2015 Canada Cup - Kevin Koe

2 - Winner of 2016 Tim Hortons Brier - Kevin Koe (This trials berth will be replaced by the highest unqualified team on the 2016-17 CTRS at the conclusion of the season)

3 - Winner of 2016 Canada Cup - Reid Carruthers

4. - Winner of 2017 Tim Hortons Brier (must medal at world championships to secure spot)

5 - CTRS leader for 2015-17 (two-year total) - 2015-16 CTRS Rankings2016-17 CTRS Rankings

6 - CTRS leader for 2016-17 (one-year total) - 2016-17 CTRS Rankings

7 - CTRS runner-up for 2016-17 - 2016-17 CTRS Rankings

8 - Pre-Trials*

9 - Pre-Trials*

*The last two spots will be determined at the Pre-Trials in Summerside, PE from Nov. 6-12, 2017.

 

Women (Nine Spots)

1 - Winner of 2015 Canada Cup - Rachel Homan

2 - Winner of 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts - Jennifer Jones (Jones replaced Scotties winner Chelsea Carey after she failed to medal at world championships. Team Jones were the next highest unqualified team on the CTRS)

3 - Winner of 2016 Canada Cup - Jennifer Jones (This trials berth will be replaced by the highest unqualified team on the 2016-17 CTRS at the conclusion of the season)

4. - Winner of 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts (must medal at world championships to secure spot)

5 - CTRS leader for 2015-17 (two-year total) - 2015-16 CTRS Rankings / 2016-17 CTRS Rankings

6 - CTRS leader for 2016-17 (one-year total) - 2016-17 CTRS Rankings

7 - CTRS runner-up for 2016-17 - 2016-17 CTRS Rankings

8 - Pre-Trials*

9 - Pre-Trials*

*The last two spots will be determined at the Pre-Trials in Summerside, PE from Nov. 6-12, 2017.

 

Click HERE for more information on the Pre-Trials qualification process and what happens if a team qualifies for the Canadian Olympic Trials more than once.

Courtesy of Curling Canada