Here's how Canada's Olympic trials qualifying breaks down for conventional four-person curling as well as mixed doubles. 


 

2021 Tim Hortons Curling Trials

  • Nov. 20-Nov. 28, 2021 at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  • Nine men's and nine women's team will qualify for the event.
  • Round robin with the top three teams reaching the playoffs. First-place team goes straight to the final while the second and third-place teams play in the semifinal. 
  • Men's and women's winning teams will represent Canada in four-person curling at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.

 

Here's how to qualify:

 

2021 Tim Hortons Curling Trials

Qualifying Event Men Women
2019 Home Hardware Canada Cup champion   John Epping Rachel Homan
 2020 Scotties Tournament of Hearts/Tim Hortons Brier champion   Brad Gushue Kerri Einarson
2020 Home Hardware Canada Cup champion  Cancelled Cancelled
Teams in top three of CTRS in either 2018-19 or 2019-20 Brad Jacobs, Brendan Bottcher, Kevin Koe Tracy Fleury, Jennifer Jones
 2021 Scotties Tournament of Hearts/Tim Hortons Brier champion Brendan Bottcher (already qualified) Kerri Einarson (already qualified)
Two men's and three women's spots at qualification event (Sept. 22-26, 2021)  Mike McEwen, Matt Dunstone Kelsey Rocque, Casey Scheidegger, Laura Walker
Two teams from Home Hardware Pre-Trials qualifier (Oct. 26-31, 2021) Jason Gunnlaugson, Tanner Horgan Krista McCarville, Jacqueline Harrison

Courtesy of Curling Canada 


 

 2022 Canadian Mixed Doubles Olympic Trials

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  • Dec. 28, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022 at Stride Place in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.  
  • 16 teams split into two eight-team pools.
  • The two pool winners, plus the next four best win-loss records qualify for the six team, modified double-knockout playoff.
  • Winning team will represent Canada in mixed-doubles curling at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.
  • Curlers who qualify for the Olympics in four-person curling are not eligible for mixed doubles. 

 

Here's how to qualify:  

 

2022 Canadian Mixed Doubles Trials

Qualifying Event Team
Top four teams from the Canadian Mixed Doubles Rankings as of May 1, 2020 - Jennifer Jones/Brent Laing
- Jocelyn Peterman/Brett Gallant
- Nancy Martin/Tyrel Griffith
- Rachel Homan/John Morris
Top two not previously qualified finishers at 2021 Home Hardware Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship* - Kadriana Sahaidak/Colton Lott
- Kerri Einarson/Brad Gushue
Aly Jenkins Mixed Doubles Memorial from Sept. 15-19 in Martensville, SK (One berth)* - Lisa Weagle/John Epping
Qualico Mixed Doubles Classic from Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2021 in Banff (One berth)* No spot awarded (no top four non-qualified finisher)
Brantford Mixed Doubles Classic from Dec. 9-12, 2021 (Two berths)* -
Top four not previously qualified teams from the Canadian Mixed Doubles Rankings as of Dec. 14, 2021** -
Top two teams from the Canadian Mixed Doubles Rankings, excluding CTRS points, as of Dec. 14, 2021** -

* If winning team has already qualified, the next highest eligible non-qualified finisher will get the berth. 

** Canadian Mixed Doubles Rankings will comprise results from best seven events (maximum three CTRS events) from March 15, 2019, to Dec. 14, 2021.

Courtesy of Curling Canada