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SaskTel and CURLSASK partner to broadcast the 2018 SaskTel Tankard and Viterra Scotties provincial curling championships

SaskTel and CURLSASK partner to broadcast the 2018 SaskTel Tankard and Viterra Scotties provincial c

Today SaskTel and CURLSASK announced a partnership to broadcast live coverage of the 2018 SaskTel Tankard and Viterra Scotties provincial curling championships exclusively on maxTVTM.

“We are excited to be the exclusive broadcast partner of the men’s and women’s provincial curling championships,” said Doug Burnett, Acting SaskTel President and CEO. “We have been a long-time supporter and avid fan of curling in our province, and we are thrilled to be able to showcase the phenomenal talent and skill that will be on display at these events.”

This year, Saskatchewan curling fans will be able to enjoy more provincial curling championship action than ever before. In addition to live coverage of the semi-finals and finals from each championship, one draw from each day will also be broadcast live on maxTV. For full broadcast details see the schedule below.

“Television coverage of our premier events is an integral component to our sports exposure in the province. CURLSASK is delighted to expand our partnership with SaskTel, which results in the opportunity to bring more curling coverage to our fans” said Ashley Howard, CURLSASK Executive Director. “Thank you to SaskTel for their continued support of CURLSASK and the opportunity to inspire the next generation of champions as they watch their curling idols compete to represent Saskatchewan on the national stage.”

All games will be broadcast in high definition (HD) on maxTV channel 348 and standard definition (SD) on maxTV channel 48. Curling fans who live outside of maxTV serving areas can still take in all the action by streaming games from CURLSASK’s website at www.curlsask.ca/webcasts.

About SaskTel

SaskTel is the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and approximately 1.4 million customer connections including 608,000 wireless accesses, 367,000 wireline network accesses, 278,000 Internet accesses and 110,000 maxTV™ subscribers. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries offer a wide range of ICT products and services including competitive voice, data and Internet services, wireless data services, maxTV services, data centre services, cloud-based services, security monitoring services, advertising services, and international software and consulting services. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 4,000 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at www.sasktel.com.

About CURLSASK

CURLSASK is the provincial sport governing body of curling in Saskatchewan. CURLSASK’s mandate is to provide programs and services to meet the needs of its members, build and support curling at all levels and provides leadership to the curling community. CURLSASK also coordinates and operates provincial championships in different categories to declare provincial champions to compete at National Champions and to further develop athlete development in the province. The organization has 130 affiliated curling clubs and over 14,000 individual curlers. Visit SaskTel at www.curlsask.ca.


maxTV Broadcast Schedule – Vittera Scotties

maxTV Broadcast Schedule – Vittera Scotties

Tues, Jan 2 - 7:30 PM

maxTV Broadcast Schedule – Vittera Scotties

Thurs, Jan 4 - 7:30 PM

maxTV Broadcast Schedule – Vittera Scotties

Fri, Jan 5 - 7:30 PM

maxTV Broadcast Schedule – Vittera Scotties

Sat, Jan 6 - 7:00 PM

maxTV Broadcast Schedule – Vittera Scotties

Sun, Jan 7 - Semi's 12:00 PM - Finals 5:00 pm
maxTV Broadcast Schedule – SaskTel Tankard

maxTV Broadcast Schedule – SaskTel Tankard

Wed, Jan 31 - 7:30 PM

maxTV Broadcast Schedule – SaskTel Tankard

Thurs, Feb 1 - 7:00 PM

maxTV Broadcast Schedule – SaskTel Tankard

Fri, Feb 2 - 8:00 PM

maxTV Broadcast Schedule – SaskTel Tankard

Sat, Feb 3 - 7:00 PM

maxTV Broadcast Schedule – SaskTel Tankard

Sun, Feb 4 - Semi's 9:30 am - Finals 2:30 pm
*Broadcast schedules subject to change

For more information, please contact:
Greg Jacobs, SaskTel Manager of External Communications
Phone: 306.777.3433
E-mail: greg.jacobs@sasktel.com