2024 Tankard gets underway in Saskatoon

A chance to wear the prestigious green jackets are on the line this weekend in Saskatoon with the Tankard getting underway today.

Curling stones .THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

12 teams will compete this week for a chance to represent Saskatchewan at the Brier in Regina in March.

Earlier this winter, the first eight qualifiers were announced for the event based on their rankings from earlier this season.

The four remaining spots were filled out earlier this month with the Last Chance Tankard in Prince Albert.

Here are the rinks that will be competing in Saskatoon this week.

  1. Team McEwen – skip Mike McEwen, third Colton Flasch, second Kevin Marsh, lead Daniel Marsh, coach Brent
    Laing (Nutana Curling Club)
  2. Team Kleiter – skip Rylan Kleiter, third Joshua Mattern, second Matthew Hall, lead Trevor Johnson, coach Dean
    Kleiter (Nutana Curling Club)
  3. Team Knapp – skip Kelly Knapp, third Brennen Jones, second Mike Armstrong, lead Trent Knapp, alternate Dustin
    Kidby, coach Brian McCusker (Highland Curling Club)
  4. Team Kalthoff – skip Dustin Kalthoff, third Sam Wills, second Aaron Shutra, lead Matt Ring (Nutana Curling Club)
  5. Team Laycock – skip Steve Laycock, third Shaun Meachem, second Chris Haichert, lead Brayden Grindheim
    (Nutana Curling Club)
  6. Team Jacobson – skip Jason Jacobson, third Jason Ackerman, second Jacob Hersikorn, lead Quinn Hersikorn (Nutana
    Curling Club)
  7. Team Hartung – skip Kody Hartung, third Brady Scharback, second Jayden Shwaga, lead Brady Kendel, alternate
    Tyler Hartung (Twin Rivers Curling Club)
  8. Team Bryden – skip Josh Bryden, third Brecklin Gervais, second Carter Williamson, lead Adam Bukurak (Callie
    Curling Centre)
  9. Team Bernath – skip Daymond Bernath, third Bryden Tessier, second Brad Moser, lead Cole Macknak, coach Travis
    Brown (Nutana Curling Club)
  10. Team Springer – skip Garret Springer, third Drew Springer, second Dustin Mikush, lead Austin Williamson
    (Highland Curling Club)
  11. Team J. Heidt – skip Josh Heidt, third Drew Heidt, second Matthew Lang, lead Tyler Gamble, coach Mark Lang
    (Kerrobert Curling Club)
  12. Team Carss – skip Michael Carss, third Cody Sutherland, second James Hom, lead Lyndon Holm (Nutana Curling

Action begins with the opening draw at 2:00 at the Nutana Curling Club.

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