May 10, 2012

The Braehead Open 2012 - sponsored by Cardwell Garden Centre

This competition is now in its 8th year, and continues to attract a very high standard of curling. Last years competition was full with 37 entries, for 32 spaces, and with 4 foreign teams.

The event is on the weekend of Friday 5th October – Sunday 7th October 2012. Games start at 6pm on Friday evening and the final is at 2.30pm on Sunday. It offers all teams at least 3 games and most teams play 4 to 6 games.

It is open to all teams, with prize money of at least £2000, and prizes are available for a range of participants including under 25s, best overseas, seniors, ladies, Braehead members, as well as the main prize of £650 for the Braehead Open Champions. Entry Fee is £180.

There are local hotels within 5 minutes of Braehead. Glasgow International airport is just 10 minutes away, and Prestwick Airport is 30 minutes. Further information regarding accommodation and travel is available from David Horne at

Entries are on a first come, first served basis so entries in asap to David Horne in the Braehead office at 

Or Gary Macfarlane at

We promise you a top quality competition, with great ice, at the beginning of the 2012 season.

Gary Macfarlane                                                David Horne

Chair, Braehead Development Group     Development Officer Braehead Curling

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