Tim Horton’s Brier starts Thursday in the Glebe
Hurry hard to the Glebe for the country’s premiere curling tournament.
That’s right, the Tim Horton’s Brier starts this Thursday at TD Place with pre-qualifying matches before the tournament officially begins on Saturday.
It all starts Thursday night with a tilt between Nova Scotia and the Yukon at 7 p.m. as well as Northwest Territories vs Nunavut. Both of these games include free admission.
Pre-qualification continues Friday morning at 7 a.m. with Northwest Territories vs. Nova Scotia and Nunavut vs team Yukon. These games are also free.
The Ford Hot Shots preliminary round begins Friday as well at 2 p.m. while the final round of the pre-qualifying continue at 4:20 p.m.
The tournament continues Saturday with a pre-qualification tie-breaker, if necessary at 8:30 a.m.
The tournament officially begins Saturday at 2:30 p.m. when Newfoundland takes on Manitoba and the winners of the pre-qualification round battle it out at TD Place. Team Canada and Quebec also square off at 2:30 p.m., as do Ontario and Alberta. Saturday night games include Northern Ontario vs. Saskatchewan, P.E.I vs. B.C. and a pre-qualification winner vs. New Brunswick at 7:30 p.m.
Matches continue Sunday with Alberta vs. New Brunswick, Saskatchewan vs. Team Canada, Ontario vs. Manitoba and Quebec vs. Northern Ontario at 9 a.m.
The afternoon games feature a qualifying winner vs. Team Canada, Newfoundland vs. Ontario, Alberta vs. P.E.I and Saskatchewan vs. B.C. at 2 p.m.
Sunday night features P.E.I vs. Quebec, Manitoba vs. New Brunswick, Northern Ontario vs. B.C and Newfoundland vs. a qualifying round winner at 7:30 p.m.
The tournament continues all week in the Glebe, with games in the morning, afternoon and evening. Playoff matchups start on March 11 with the gold medal final on March 13 at 7:30 p.m. Click here for tickets to all games.
But curling isn’t the only thing happening during the Brier. TD Place will be a giant party throughout the entire tournament at The Patch, championship curling’s legendary party place. The Patch will feature a nightly lineup of live music including singer/songwrite Keith Glass, a college battle of the bands night and Night Fever, the worlds largest Bee Gees tribute band. Shows are mostly in the evening, with a few afternoon shows on the weekends. Click here for the full musical lineup.
Below you will find the complete schedule of the 2016 Tim Horton’s Brier.