Road To The Olympic Games

Scotties Tournament of Hearts field set

The field for the 2016 Canadian women's curling championship filled in Sunday with the final women's provincial and territorial championships decided.

Provincial, territorial championships decide spots

Jennifer Jones will defend her Canadian women's curling title Feb. 20-28 in Grande Prairie, Alta. (Ryosuke Uematsu/The Associated Press)

The field for the 2016 Canadian women's curling championship filled in Sunday with the final women's provincial and territorial championships decided.

New Brunswick's Sylvie Robichaud, Kerry Galusha of Northwest Territories, Stacie Curtis of Newfoundland and Labrador and Jolene Campbell of Saskatchewan secured their respective titles to gain berths in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Grande Prairie, Alta.

They join Ontario's Jenn Hanna, Quebec's Marie-France Larouche, Northern Ontario's Krista McCarville, Nova Scotia's Jill Brothers, Manitoba's Kerri Einarson, Alberta's Chelsea Carey, B.C.'s Karla Thompson, Suzanne Birt of Prince Edward Island, Yukon's Nicole Baldwin, Nunavut's Geneva Chislett and defending champion Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg in the tournament Feb. 20-28.

Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon and B.C. play in a pre-qualifying tournament Feb. 18-19 in Grande Prairie with the winner advancing to the main draw.

The Scotties winner represents Canada at the world championship March 19-27 in Swift Current, Sask.

Robichaud scored four in the seventh end en route to a 7-6 win in Sunday's final over Melissa Adams in Moncton. Campbell defeated Stefanie Lawton 7-4 in the Saskatchewan women's final in Prince Albert.

Curtis went 4-0 to top a round-robin tournament in St. John's, N.L., while Galusha went 5-1 to win in Hay River.

Broadcast Partners

Comments

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.