The  annual Farmers and Farmerettes Curling Bonspiel is getting ready to hit the ice starting Monday down at the Lacombe Curling Club.

The Bonspiel, which has happened for almost 80 years, kicks off Monday, January 9th, and runs to Saturday, January 14th.

This year there will be 48 men's teams and 12 ladies teams.

As has been done in the past, curlers enter as a team of three and then get matched up with a business person who is drawn to the team.

If you want to check out some of the curling action, here is a list of daily draw times:

Draw Times Monday 9:30am, 12:00, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 8:00pm

Draw Times Tuesday 9:30am, 12:00, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 8:00pm

Draw Times Wednesday 9:30am, 12:00, 3:30pm, 6:00 SHOOTOUT, 8:00pm

Draw Times Thursday 9:30am, 12:00, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 8:00pm

Draw Times Friday 11:00am, 1:30pm

Draw Times Saturday 10:00am, 1:00pm, 4:00pm

Semi Finals and Finals on Saturday

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Some of the other activities surrounding the Bonspiel include:


11:30-1:00 in the Upper Lounge- Monday,  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 


4:45-6:45 in the Upper Lounge- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 

Banquet -Friday 5:30 pm at The LMC with Steve Arsenault Band performing 

Shootout for all Teams -Wednesday at 6:00 pm