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Patricia Montpetit Memorial Food Industry Curling Funspiel

Join us for our annual curling event to meet with industry colleagues for some fun on the ice!

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Patricia Montpetit Memorial Food Industry Curling Funspiel
Patricia Montpetit Memorial Food Industry Curling Funspiel

Time & Location

Mar 20, 2024, 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Calgary, 2288 47 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2T 6J9, Canada

About the event

Dear Calgary and Region CPG friends,

CFDE is excited to invite you to our annual Patricia Montpetit Memorial Curling Funspiel event!

As you know our Curling tradition is the best way to network and reconnect with your grocery friends; You don’t need to be a professional curler, it is all about having fun!

When: Wednesday March 20th2024 (12PM to 7PM)

Where: Garrison Curling Club

2288 47 Ave. S.W. (behind the Flames Community Arenas)

It will be a day full of activities:

  • Noon – 1PM – Event Registration on site
  • 12:15 – 1PM – Curling Instructional Session – A quick learn to curl/remember how (please arrive at Noon)
  • 1:15 to 6PM – Curling Funspiel
  • 6:00 to 7PM – Dinner & Prizes

Cost for individuals to participate:

  • CFDE Members and Guests: $90.00/person
  • Non CFDE Members: $100/person

Memberships will be available for purchase at event if desired.

If you have a group of 4 from the office or industry who want to come out, you are welcome to enter as a team!

Team of 4 entry: $ 340.00 (discount!)

If you are busy during the day, but still want to see all your old friends & customers, then we welcome you to join us for dinner (around 6:00 ish)

Dinner Only:

  • CFDE Members and Guests: $27/person
  • Non CFDE Members: $35/person

If you have any dietary sensitivities – please let us know when registering.

Sponsorships:

  • On ice signage & our thanks
  • We have 6 sheets of ice that can be sponsored by any company.
  • You can great exposure & feature a new item or your company logo.
  • $ 125 sheet sponsorship (6 available)

Closest to the Button sponsorship:

  • On ice signage & our      thanks & lots of mentions throughout the evening
  • Be the feature company on      our closest to the button competition.
  • $ 225 for Event sponsor (1 available)

Sample bags:

Whether you can attend or not, we are providing an opportunity to feature your brands in our sample bag participates receive at registration. 72 units (Regular orsample size) or coupons would be gladly accepted for giving out to all attendees.

Please contact John Eyre jeyre@shaw.caand Shannon shannon@babygourmet.comto discuss.

Additional Details for the Day!

Equipment -  No curling gear - no problem! GCC has brooms and sliders available if needed at no additional charge.

Wear

  • Stretchy/athletic pants and short jackets for a comfortable delivery.
  • Layered clothing and thin gloves/mittens to stay warm.
  • Clean indoor shoes that are flat and preferably have rubber soles (for extra grip).

Do Not Wear

  • Boots.
  • Shorts.
  • Long scarfs or coats.
  • Pants with ripped knees.

Basic Safety & Operational Rules for Garrison Curling Club

  • Shoes should be cleaned by using the boot cleaner before entering the ice area.
  • Do not lift rocks off the ice. This is unsafe and often results in damage to the ice and potential injury to the curler.
  • Listen carefully to all instructions from GCC staff. They are there to ensure you have fun and remain safe.
  • If you’re wearing a slider, always step on the ice with the non-sliding foot first. Only use a slider when you’re delivering a rock.
  • Don’t throw a rock to the other end without someone there to catch it. Don’t allow rocks to impact the hacks or end boards.
  • Use discretion when throwing rocks, as they may be dangerous to others.
  • Don’t run on the ice. Picking up your feet in a conventional running stride often leads to a slip-and-fall.
  • Return the rocks, sliders and brooms to their original spots at the end of the game.
  • Avoid placing hands, kneeling or lying on the ice; it degrades the pebble.
  • Only water in spill-proof containers may be brought into the arena. All food and other beverages (this includes alcohol, coffee, etc.) must remain in the lobby.

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