39th Annual Red Deer Oilmen's

Curling Bonspiel

January 20th - 22nd

Draw Times will Vary
More Details TBD

Pidherney Curling Centre

4725 43 St, Red Deer, AB

Cost: $500 per Team

Registration Closes Dec. 23rd

2023 Schedule of Events

More information TBD – please check back.

Event Locations

Pidherney Curling Centre

Address: 4725 43rd Street, Red Deer

Phone: 403.346.3777

Black Knight Inn

Address: 2929 50th Ave, Red Deer

Phone: 403.343.6666

If accommodations are required the committee has secured a block of rooms at the Black Knight Inn, for $119.00 per night plus tax, and you must mention “Oilmen’s Bonspiel” to receive the rate.

Curling Rules


1. A Complete rink must be registered before the start of the first draw.

2. Five rock free guard rule in effect. No rocks are to be eliminated in the free guard zone until after the fifth rock has been thrown.

3. In the event a team is short a curler, the lead and second will each throw three (3) rocks.

4. Substitutions will be allowed, however, the substitute must throw lead rocks.

5. Eligibility of players is the skip’s responsibility and may be checked by the Bonspiel Committee at any time during the Bonspiel.

6. Games will be eight (8) ends including the semi-finals and finals.

7. Ties will be broken with “Skip Rocks”, except for semi-finals and finals (extra ends) The team that tied the game will play first. One rock with normal sweeping will be allowed, but there is to be no sweeping by the opposition behind the T-Line. The Skip’s rock finishing in the house and closest to the button will be declared the winner. If neither rock finishes in the house, the Skip’s will repeat until a winner is decided.

8. Starting positions must be maintained throughout an event.

9. Games must commence within ten (10) minutes of the scheduled draw. Latecomers will forfeit last rock advantage and one (1) point for every ten (10) minutes late. The game will be forfeited after thirty-five (35) minutes.

10. Any Disputes are to be referred to the Bonspiel Committee.