Each year, the winning teams from the provincial and territorial women’s curling championships join Team Canada, the defending champions, in a battle for the Scotties®' Tournament of Hearts® title and the Canadian Women's Curling Championship.
Kruger Products' brands Scotties®' facial tissue, Cashmere® and Purex® bathroom tissue, SpongeTowels® paper towels are proud to sponsor the 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in St. Catharines, Ontario. Kruger Products is the leading tissue manufacturer in Canada and has sponsored the Canadian Women's Curling Championship for 35 years now.
"Through our long association with and loyal sponsorship of women's curling, we have discovered that at the heart of curling is a real warmth founded on sportsmanship and camaraderie, sharpened by the keen spirit of competition," says Mario Gosselin, Chief Operating Officer of Kruger Products. "Kruger Products and its brands are proud to be part of this truly great Canadian game."
It was in St. John's at the 1981 Lassie that we officially made the commitment to the Canadian Curling Association to sponsor the Canadian Women's Curling Championship. Over the past 30 years, the championship has been held across Canada:
With over one million active curlers, curling is one of the largest amateur sports in Canada. Over three million Canadians will watch the Scotties Tournament of Hearts final game and over ten million Canadians watch curling on television every year - more than one in three adult Canadians!