From 1967 to 2015, Postal Curling has been an incredible event where talents were tried, sportsmanship was abundant and friendships were made. 

 

Our History

  • In 1966 a group of Winnipeg Postal Employees formed the Manitoba Postal Curling Association.  The group included Don Mowat, Bill Polonuk, John Gifford, Gord Walker and Marsh Hendricks.
  • Postal Curling began in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1967.  At the time it was known as The Canadian Postal Curling Championship.  Ten teams were involved: Edmonton, Calgary, Moose Jaw, Regina, Saskatoon, Brandon, Winnipeg, North Bay, Port Arthur and Fort William. 
  • In 1968 Calgary was host city and British Columbia became involved.
  • In 1969 Saskatoon was host and Ontario was added. 
  • In 1970 Ottawa was host city with entries from Quebec, Nova Scotia, and the New 
  • Brunswick-P.E.I. Postal District entered for the first time. 
  • In 1971 North Bay was host city. 
  • In 1972 Vancouver was host city.  This marked the first time that New Brunswick and P.E.I. had separate entries. 
  • In 1973 Halifax-Dartmouth was the host.  A team from "the rock" (Newfoundland), came to compete for the first time. 
  • In 1974 Edmonton, Alberta was host. 
  • In 1975 Quebec City, Quebec was host. 
  • In 1976 Winnipeg was host of the 10th anniversary of the Classic. 
  • In 1977 Toronto was host city.  The Territories participated for the first time making the Classic a true National event! 
  • In 1978 Calgary was host city.  This also marked the first time at the Classic for a female curler. 
  • 1979 St. John New Brunswick was host. 
  • 1980 Regina, Sask. was host 
  • 1981 Victoria, B.C. was host 
  • 1982 Charlottetown, P.E.I. was host. 
  • 1983 Thunder Bay, Ont. was host. 
  • 1984 Edmonton, Alberta was host. 
  • 1985 Ottawa, Ont. was host. 
  • In 1986 Winnipeg was the host of the 20th Anniversary of the Classic. 
  • 1987 Halifax, N.S. was host. 
  • In 1988 Whitehorse was host of the Classic. 
  • 1989 Summerside P.E.I. was host. 
  • 1990 Vernon B.C. was host. 
  • In 1991 St. John's Newfoundland was host city.  The Classic had now been held in all ten Provinces and the Territories making it truly a National event. 
  • 1992 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan was host. 
  • 1993 Trois-Rivieres, Quebec was host. 
  • 1994 Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. was host. 
  • In 1995 Edmonton, Alberta was host.  This was the 5th time that Alberta had hosted the Classic. 
  • In 1996 Winnipeg, Manitoba hosted the 30th anniversary of the Classic. 
  • 1997 Ottawa, Ont. was host. 
  • 1998 Vernon, B.C. was host. 
  • 1999 Fredricton, N.B. was host. 
  • 2000 Regina, Sask. was host. 
  • 2001 Halifax, N.S. was host
  • 2002 Camrose, Alberta was host. 
  • 2003 Summerside P.E.I. was host.  This was the first year for on-line updates and scores via the internet! 
  • 2004 Thunder Bay, Ont was host.  A new web-site was created for the Canadian Postal Employees Curling Classic. 
  • 2005 St. John's Newfoundland was host. 
  • 2006 Lethbridge, Alberta was host of the 40th Anniversary of the Classic. 
  • 2007 Trois-Rivieres, QC. was host for the second time. 
  • 2008 Winnipeg MB. hosts the Classic for the 5th time! 
  • 2009  Brampton ON. was host.
  • 2010  Regina hosts the Classic for the third time.
  • 2011  Miramichi N.B. hosts the Classic.
  • 2012  Surrey B.C. hosts the Classic.
  • 2013 Halifax NS. is host to the Classic for the fourth time!  For the first time a female athlete not only made it to the final but was on the winning team!!
  • 2014 Trois-Rivieres QC. hosts the Classic for the third time.
  • 2015 Winnipeg MB. is host for the final Classic.  What a run we had!!!  Curling, and Friendship, with Best Group of People Ever!!  GOOD TIMES!

I enjoyed the people, the friendships,
and above all - the drinking - I mean curling.
— John Smith, Team Nova Scotia