Humpty’s Champions Cup will feature the curling season’s most successful 15 men’s and 15 women’s teams
BC’s Sarah Daniels will be curling with Team Fay at the inaugural Humpty’s Champions Cup.
The cup features curling’s best and brightest and is the final event of the 2015-16 Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling. The event kicks off in Sherwood Park, Alberta, on Wednesday, April 27. See the schedule at
Sportsnet’s coverage begins Thursday, April 28 at 11:30 a.m. PT and runs through the Championship Final on Sunday, May 1.
Sarah, 17, will play third for Team Fay, as regular third Kristin Clarke will be skipping in place of Mary Fay, who is sitting exams.
Sarah, who skipped BC to a silver medal at junior nationals, travelled with Team Fay to the World Junior Curling Championships as their alternate. There, the Delta teenager helped the team secure a gold medal.
First up for the team will be a game against Scotties Champion Chelsea Carey on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. PT, followed by Kelsey Rocque on Thursday 11:30 a.m. PT & Ayumi Ogasawara at 6:30 p.m. PT.
The Humpty’s Champions Cup will feature the curling season’s most successful 15 men’s and 15 women’s teams in the world as they compete for the inaugural tournament title and a $200,000 purse.
In the women’s competition, world-ranked No. 1 Team Homan (Ottawa) eyes their fourth Grand Slam title of the season but will have to get past 2016 Players’ Championship victor Team Muirhead (Stirling, Scotland) and Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games gold medallist Team Jones (Winnipeg).