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The Pictou County Wellness Centre will host the  Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge event in November.

The announcement was just made at the Wellness Centre by Kevin Martin, an Olympic, world and four-time Canadian champion and a member of the World Curling Hall of Fame, as well as event co-chairs Jim Nix and Donalda Buckingham.

The event will feature 60 teams and involve two tiers, all decided by their position in the Order of Merit (OOM) Ranking System.

The Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge will take place November 5-10.

It is anticipated the event will be a financial and tourism boon to Pictou County, involving 240 of the world’s best curlers in addition to media, officials, fans and more.

Check back for more information as it becomes available …