Meet your favourite Brier teams face-to-face. Collect their autographs at Rexall Place each day of the round robin. On the final Saturday, join us in the Purple Heart Lounge to meet all the teams. Brier Souvenir Programs with team pictures will be available for purchase to record the autographs. A detailed schedule of autograph sessions will be available in the Fan Guide when you arrive at Rexall Place.
Participating curling clubs in Northern Alberta will hold competitions for their respective members to determine who will represent their club at the Draw to the Button Contest at the 2005 Tim Hortons Brier on the final Saturday and Sunday during the semi final and final game. On the final Sunday, four of the finalists will compete for the grand prize.
Ice Breaker Breakfast Saturday, March 5, 2005 9:00 am
Start off the 2005 Tim Hortons Brier with a $10 bountiful buffet breakfast in the Purple Heart Lounge (Agricom Building Hall D) before taking in the Opening Ceremonies and the Ford Hot Shots. Tickets can be purchased at the door. All customers will receive a unique collectable 2005 Brierfest pin.
Save-On-Foods Adopt a Junior Contest
Twelve junior curlers from clubs in Northern Alberta will have an unforgettable opportunity to become honorary 5th player position of competing teams at the Brier. Entry forms are available at all NACA Curling Clubs. Juniors will practice with their team, receive a team color jacket, photo with the team and a gift package from Save-On-Foods and the Tim Hortons Brier Committee to make their day the most memorable.
Spectators Spiel Wednesday March 9, 2005 9:00 am 12:00pm
Put your curling skills to a test at a fun spiel and meet curling fans from across the country. Enjoy four ends of curling fun, a lunch and refreshment at Edmontons Thistle Curling Club. Souvenirs and prizes for everyone. Well bus you there and back from the Brier Patch on Wednesday morning. For a $20 entry fee, you cant pass it up. Visit the North Information Booth in Rexall Place to register.
Have your picture taken with the Brier Tankard. The Tankard will be on display each day of the Brier. A detailed schedule of the Tankard Photos will be available in the Fan Guide when you arrive at Rexall Place.
Up-Close and Personal Interviews
Watch live, informative interviews with some of Albertas past curling champions and other special guests. Join us everyday in the Purple Heart Lounge for these interviews. A detailed schedule of Up Close and Personal Interviews will be available in the Fan Guide when you
arrive at Rexall Place.
Closing Brunch Sunday, March 13, 2005 11:00 am
Join us to wind up the 2005 Tim Hortons Brier on Sunday, March 13, 2005 at 11:00 am in the Purple Heart Lounge (Agricom Building – Hall D). For just $30.00 you can help us celebrate Albertas Draw of the Century. Tickets can be purchased at the North Information Booth at Rexall Place. Come and see the presentation of the Ross Harstone Sportsmanship Award and the All-Star Team awards.
Entertainment Schedule – Brier Patch & Purple Heart Lounge