Abbotsford curling club brings on the bonspiels

The AMCC are hosting a masters bonspiel and an 80+ bonspiel in the next two weeks.

The Abbotsford Masters Curling Club (AMCC) is hosting the annual Masters Open Bonspiel this weekend, Nov. 7-9, at the Abbotsford Curling Club.  There are 24 teams entered in the tournament, including 12 local sides.

On Nov. 21-22 the AMCC will be hosting a special bonspiel for curlers age 80 and older. This 25th annual event will be commemorated with a special opening ceremony on Friday, Nov. 21 at 9:30 a.m., during which a 93-year-old man will curl the first rock. One team, from the Tunnel Town Curling Club, will be curling in their fifth consecutive 80+ bonspiel, meaning every member of the team is at least 85 years old.

The Abbotsford Curling Club is located on 2555 McMillan Rd., and can be reached at 604-859-9244.