The curling tournament featured two divisions of competition, the SunLife Financial Competitive Division, as well as the Encana Challenge Division.
Winning the SunLife Financial Competitive Division was Team Pomeroy Inn & Suites, representing the Sexsmith Curling Club, comprised of skip Kurt Balderson, second Rob Maksymetz, third Les Sonnenberg and lead Del Shaughnessy.
They defeated fellow Sexsmith curlers Team Vavrik, also representing the Sexsmith Curling club with skip Daylan Vavrek, second Daniel Weznek, third Carter Lautner and lead Cody Smith.
Team Pomeroy Inn & Suites emerged victorious by a score of 9-6, in a back-and-forth match that came down to the final rock thrown.
Skip Karen Powell, second Troy Milledge, third Max Huitt and lead Aleka Veiner of Team Powell from the Grande Prairie Curling Club won the Encana Challenge Division, defeating fellow Grande Prairie Curling Club members skip Delia DeJong, second Janelle Sakamoto, third Janai DeJong and lead Dale Bawal, who made up Team DeJong.
Following the curling tour’s opening week, the second event of the Pomeroy Inn & Suites Peace Curling Tour will be taking place at the Fort St. John Curling Club, beginning Friday November 9 and wrapping up November 11.