Tickets went on sale at 10 a.m. this morning for the tournament, hosted at the EnCana Events Centre from Jan. 25-29. The tournament is one of four men’s majors that highlight the World Curling Tour season, and teams will be competing for Canadian Team Ranking System points. Invitations will be extended to the Top 18 Order of Merit Teams.

Tickets can be purchased at the Tiger Box Office Plus or the Dawson Co-op High Performance Ticket Outlet, or by phoning 1-877-339-TIXX (8499), or going online to www.dawsonco-optickets.com or www. http://www.grandslamofcurling.com/the-national/. A draw schedule is also available online at http://www.dawsoncreekeventscentre.com/swisschaletcurling.html, but those times are subject to change.

In April, 2010, Dawson Creek hosted the Grey Power Players’ Championship, featuring some of the best men’s and women’s teams from across Canada, including 2010 Olympians Team Kevin Martin and Team Cheryl Bernard.