World Financial Group Continental Cup 2013

PENTICTON, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA

Started Thu Jan 10, 2013
Ended Sun Jan 13, 2013

South Okanagan Events Centre
853 Eckhardt Avenue West
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

Website http://www.curling.ca
World Financial Group Continental Cups
  World Financial Group Continental Cup 2012
  World Financial Group Continental Cup 2011
The World Financial Group Continental Cup brings together the finest curlers on the international scene to compete in a unique format where Team World faces Team North America in different disciplines.

Six teams are on each side – three men’s and three women’s. They face each other during this four day event in regular Team curling games, Mixed Doubles, Singles, Mixed Skins and Skins games.

Team World (then Team Europe) won in 2003 (Thunder Bay, Canada), 2006 (Chilliwack), 2008 (Camrose) & 2012 (Langley).

North America won in 2002 (Regina), 2004 & 2007 (Medicine Hat) & 2011 (St Albert).

For ticket and event information, visit: www.curling.ca/championships/continentalcup

For the 2013 WFG Continental Cup, a new points system will also be in place. A total of 60 points is now available, meaning the side which earns more than 30 points will be declared the champion.

For the six Mixed Doubles and six Singles matches, one point will be awarded for each victory, one-half point if tied). There will now be 18 team games (nine men’s and nine women’s) played, instead of the previous 12, each worth one point for a win, one-half point for a tie. All games are eight ends and there are no extra ends. There will also be six Skins games, with each game worth a total of five points to the winner.

The winning side receives $52,000 Cdn ($2,000 per member, including captain and coach), while the losing side gets $26,000 ($1,000 per member, including captain and coach). As well, the side which generates the highest points total from the six Skins games will receive an additional $13,000 ($500 per player, plus captain and coach).

The Canadian Sports broadcaster, TSN, will provide complete coverage of the Cup inside Canada and this coverage will be available to curling fans outside Canada to enjoy via the World Curling Federation website www.worldcurling.org

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WATCH VOD coverage of WFG Continental Cup 2013

CLICK HERE to watch Video on Demand (VOD) Coverage of the World Financial Group Continental Cup 2013 - brought to you in collaboration with the WCF's Broadcast Partner in Canada - TSN. ...MORE

Team North America win 2013 WFG Continental Cup

Team North America have won the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup for the fifth time after scoring 37 points, 14 more than rivals Team World who finished with 23 points. ...MORE

Team North America extends lead after Day 3 at WFG Continental Cup

Team North America extended their lead to nine points over rivals Team World in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup as both teams head into the final day of play tomorrow. ...MORE

Team North America take lead after Day 2 of 2013 WFG Continental Cup

Team North America overtook rivals Team World during the second day of play at the World Financial Group Continental Cup, finishing the day with 13 points to Team World’s eight. ...MORE

WFG Continental Cup 2013: Day 1 Report

Team World will take a one point lead into day two of the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup after scoring five points, while Team North America scored four in the opening day of play at the ...MORE

WFG Continental Cup 2013 matchups revealed

Captains and coaches for Team World and Team North America have determined their picks for the opening three days of action in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup. ...MORE

World Financial Group Continental Cup begins Thursday

The World Financial Group Continental Cup gets underway on Thursday in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada at the South Okanagan Events Centre. ...MORE

Teams confirmed for 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup

The teams have now been confirmed for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto. ...MORE

World Financial Group Continental Cup 2013 awarded to Penticton

The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) have announced that Penticton, British Columbia, will host the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by ...MORE