TORONTO – Headlined by defending Pinty's All-Star Curling Skins Game champions Team Jacobs and Team Homan, TSN today confirmed the lineup of elite curlers competing at the Pinty's All-Star Curling Skins Game, airing Jan. 8-10, 2016 in Banff, Alta.
The following men’s and women’s teams will take centre stage on TSN for the Pinty's All-Star Curling Skins Game, with each side competing for $100,000 in cash.
Team Brad Gushue
Team Brad Jacobs
Team Mike McEwen
Team Pat Simmons
Team Rachel Homan
Team Jennifer Jones
Team Kelsey Rocque
Team Val Sweeting
Once again, the event will take place against the backdrop of the Canadian Rockies, with the world-class Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre hosting the competition for a third straight year.
“Pinty’s, TSN, and world-class sports entertainment go hand-in-hand,” said Anthony Spiteri, Vice-President, Pinty’s. “It’s an exciting new era in the sport, and supporting this premier event as curling continues to evolve and grow its audience is a natural fit for Pinty’s.”
“We’re excited to return to Banff following the fantastic competition and record ratings of last year’s Pinty's All-Star Curling Skins Game,” said Shawn Redmond, Vice-President, Programming, TSN. “We’re looking forward to partnering with Pinty’s for another great year of hosting Canada’s top curlers at this fan-favourite event.”
Complete event information for the Pinty's All-Star Curling Skins Game is available on the event’s dedicated microsite, TSN.ca/curlingskins, which launches today.
The draws and broadcast schedule* for the Pinty's All-Star Curling Skins Game are as follows:
Friday, Jan. 8
8 p.m. ET on TSN – Team Homan vs. Team Sweeting
Saturday, Jan. 9
11 a.m. ET on TSN – Team Gushue vs. Team Simmons
4 p.m. ET on TSN – Team Jones vs. Team Rocque
9 p.m. ET on TSN – Team Jacobs vs. Team McEwen
Sunday, Jan. 10
1 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5 – Women’s Final
8 p.m. ET on TSN – Men’s Final