Rambo Curling, Millet


   This last week end The Millet Curling Club hosted a Rambo Bonspiel, with Travis Froese winning the event. The Rambo is a fast moving event with the emphasis on fun.
    For those not familiar with Rambo rules and scoring here is a quick recap. Each Curler competes alone. Five rocks are thrown by every curler for each of the four ends per game. Points are given for closest to the pin, and for rocks in the house. An additional three points for a win are given to the winner of each game. No sweepers, no brooms at the other end to aim at. Most importantly – have fun! A special thanks to Jenny Major for explaining it.
   When asked what makes a Rambo so enjoyable , last year’s winner Bob Kupka says, “The event moves quickly, it’s packed into one evening and one day so it doesn’t take up a whole week end which is nice with all the time commitments everyone has. The tournament itself is like a game of chance too, with back to back winners being rare. It’s just a good time with a relaxing family atmosphere.”
   The Millet Curling Club also held a silent auction which included signed memorabilia from Kevin Martin and his team, as well as other draws to raise money for the club. The club runs a concession and a bar as well.
   Thank you to all the volunteers who make these events possible. The Millet Curling Club couldn’t do it without you. 

More Stories:
  • Local Baseball Players Heading To Summer Games Wetaskiwin resident, Mathew Coutney and Camrose residents, Kyler Charchun and Devon Heck, will be joining the best-of-the-best 15 year old baseball players at the Alberta Summer Games in Airdrie, AB, July 24-27, 2014. The ...
  • Stage Routes Announced For Tour Of Alberta The exact course routes and profiles and other details for each stage of the Tour of Alberta, September 2 - 7, 2014 were announced by the Tour of Alberta during a teleconference on July 9th, 2014. Wetaskiwin will be a starting ...
  • Catrol's LA1K A Week Away! Next week, the Castrol Raceway will put to good use the recently completed road course when they host the first LA1K race. This will be the first time this type of race will be held in Canada. The Northern Alberta Sports ...
  • Edmonton International Raceway Roars To A NASCAR Success On Friday, July 11th, the Edmonton International Raceway located NW of Wetaskiwin was the scene of a great deal of bustle and excitement as thousands of people came to enjoy the inaugural 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series ...




 
  • Leduc Radio Ad
  • Industrial Netmedia
  • Industrial Netmedia
  • Industrial Netmedia