Who will rock the house at TSN's signature curling event? Vote for your favourite Canadian men's curlers at TSN.ca/CurlingSkins - with the Top 16 curlers earning a ticket to Banff, Alta. to compete in the TRAVELERS ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME Presented by Pinty's, running Jan. 11-12, 2014 live on TSN.
From Nov. 12 to Dec. 8, fans can visit TSN.ca/CurlingSkins to vote for their favourite Canadian men's curlers at each position - skip, third, second, and lead. This year's expanded All-Star ballot consists of players from the Top 12 teams from across the country as ranked by the Canadian Curling Association for the 2012-13 season.
The ballot is comprised of the following 48 curlers:
SKIP, THIRD, SECOND, LEAD
Brad Gushue, BJ Neufeld, Adam Casey, Ben Hebert
Brad Jacobs, Brett Gallant, Brent Laing, Craig Savill
Glenn Howard, David Nedohin, Carter Rycroft, Dallan Muyres
Jean-Michel Ménard, John Morris, Colin Mitchell, David Mathers
Jeff Stoughton, Jon Mead, Colton Flasch, Denni Neufeld
Jim Cotter, Kirk Muyres, E.J. Harnden, Geoff Walker
John Epping, Martin Crête, Éric Sylvain, Mark Nichols
Kevin Koe, Pat Simmons, Marc Kennedy, Nolan Thiessen
Kevin Martin, Ryan Fry, Matt Wozniak, Philippe Ménard
Mark Kean, Scott Bailey, Pat Janssen, Rick Sawatsky
Mike McEwen, Travis Fanset, Reid Carruthers, Ryan Harnden
Steve Laycock, Wayne Middaugh, Tyrel Griffith, Tim March
The Top 16 curlers will then be drafted into four All-Star teams in a special outdoor broadcast from Banff on Friday, Jan. 10 at 8pm et on TSN2.
The four All-Star teams will compete for $100,000 in total prize money during the TRAVELERS ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME, airing live on TSN from The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre in Banff National Park on Jan. 11-12.
Similar to previous TSN curling skins games, the TRAVELERS ALL-STAR CURLING SKINS GAME uses a single-elimination format whereby the winner is decided by total prize money and not total points throughout the two-day event.
The event's slate of key partners
includes title sponsor Travelers, presenting sponsor Pinty's, as well as official partners Rimrock Resort Hotel, Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA), Nature's Path, and Banff/Lake Louise Tourism.