Home Shoreline News 2023 Port Elgin Tankard and Scotties begins tonight

2023 Port Elgin Tankard and Scotties begins tonight

Week of events includes the free Special Olympics Ontario Curling Championships on Saturday afternoon



The 2023 Port Elgin Chrysler Scotties and Tankard begins tonight at the Plex.

Opening ceremonies begin at 6:15 tonight, followed by the first draw of game starting around 7:30 p.m. There will be a week of action in Saugeen Shores, culminating with the playoffs on the weekend.

Dave Middleton of the curling club says there’s also a special event on Saturday that’s free to attend.

“The Special Olympics Ontario Curling Championships. There will be four teams that will be participating in that (on Jan. 28) at 12:30 p.m.,” he says. “They’ll take to the ice just like a regular draw, they’re gonna play their game for a chance to win a championship. It’s completely free of charge, we just want to fill the arena for this event.”

Tickets to the Tankard and Scotties are still available online.