Bonspiel 2015

From November 18 to 22, 2015 the RCD will be hosting its 9th annual wheelchair curling bonspiel tournament – 2015 Canadian Open.

Wheelchair curling tournaments have been staged at the Paralympics since the Winter Paralympic Games in 2006 in Turin. The 2014 Winter Paralympics was held in Sochi, Russia from March 7 to 16, 2014. Canada won the gold medal in wheelchair curling at Sochi, while Russia won the silver and Great Britain the bronze medal.

The 2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship was held in Lohja, Finland from February 7-13. Gold medal went to Team Russia, Silver to Team China and Bronze to Team Finland. As of Feb.13, 2015, the current Wheelchair World Ranking Top Five, is in the order of: Canada, Russia, China, Scotland/GBR, USA.

We are happy to announce that the top two international teams, Team Canada and Team Russia, are competing in the 2015 RCD International Bonspiel – Canadian Open.

We have 10 teams competing in the bonspiel this year; it is promising to see very keen competitions among the top wheelchair curling teams in the world. You can see the top world class teams and Canadian teams competing head-to-head at the RCD Bonspiel. You will be awed by the intense and electrifying atmosphere when the athletes competing in the Round Robin and the Play-Offs.

10 Teams participating in the 2015 Canadian Open Bonspiel: (In alphabetical order of team names)

FREE ADMISSION! EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

Click here to view the Bonspiel Event Rundown.

Click here to view the entire Bonspiel Program.

Finalized team roster will be posted shortly, and there will be daily updates of results on the RCD website during the Bonspiel. Stay tuned for the updates.

For more info and enquiries, please contact:
RCD at 604-232-2404 or email Ella at ella@rcdrichmond.org

Click here to view or download 2015 Canadian Open Poster.

2015 Canadian Open Event Sponsor

Murphy Battista LLP

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Athletes Sponsor

Hotel Sponsor

Executive Inn

Transportation Sponsor

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Bonspiel Supporters

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Thank You to RCD 30th Anniversary Sponsors

2015 is the 30th anniversary of the Richmond Centre for Disability (RCD), it is exhilarating to celebrate 30 years of services in supporting people with disabilities to realize their potential, achieve their goals and participate fully in the community.

We have planned a series of celebrating events, from April to December 2015. The success of our events will be credited largely to our sponsors who lend their names and financial support to the events.
2015 Canadian Open is one of the celebratory events, and we want to sincerely thank our sponsors for their support.

 

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