ESTEVAN – What are you doing two weeks from now?

If you’re in southeast Saskatchewan, you should head over to the Power Dodge Curling Centre in Estevan and either get on the ice or get in the stands.

It’s time for the 63rd Annual Estevan Oilfield Technical Society Open Bonspiel.

But that’s just the first of four events planned, according to Tony Sernick with the OTS.

“We have four events planned for the year,” he said. “They’re all going to start rocking and rolling here with the bonspiel, March 25th and 26th.”

Entries are limited to the first 32 paid rinks. But as of mid-February, they weren’t sure what to expect as a result of the COVID-19 hiatus. “We’ll see how it goes. The bonspiel’s been gone for a couple of years now,” he said.

However, the Weyburn OTS bonspiel ended up full this year, getting what Sernick called a promising 24 rinks.

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The entry fee is $320 per rink (4 curlers), with buffet tickets included. Additional buffet tickets can be purchased for $30 per ticket, based on availability. If you want to enter as an individual or pair, please contact us at info@estevanots.com. This is a co-ed closed event; please visit the entry criteria tab to ensure your team is eligible.

More information can be found at Estevanots.com/curling. You can register here.

Top Gun Trap Shoot

Next up is the Top Gun Trap Shoot, which will be May 13-14 at the Estevan Trap Shooting Club. Sernick said, “Last year was just a one-day event. We kind of got our feet wet. We had to turn a lot of people away, so we’re hoping to put a hundred people through each day.”

Golf Tournaments

After that, the traditional golf tournament will take place at the TS&M Woodlawn Golf Club June 3-4.

“So far, we’re looking at a two-day event, but things can change,” he said.

“The fourth one we’re adding, which is new to us, is we’re going to be doing a mixed two-person scramble at Hidden Valley on July 9,” Sernick said. “It’s brand new to us, something we’re going to just throw out there and give ’er a whirl.”

All in all, that’s more activity than the OTS has done in years, even prior to the pandemic. Sernick said that the current board of directors has been together for a few years now. “We want to get things going, do some fundraising and restore and preserve our two monuments we have in Estevan.”

The first is Production Park, on the east side of Estevan, beside the art gallery. They would like to put some lights on it to bring attention to it.

“And then also the derrick on the west side of town,” he said. The one idea would be to lay down the derrick, fix anything that needs to be fixed, and give it a good paint job, possibly as a group project. It’s a lot easier to do laying down than doing the same job up in the air.

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