2005–06 curling season

The 2005-06 curling season began in September 2005 and ended in April 2006.

Season of Champions top three finishesEdit

(Only team's skip listed)

Event Winner Runner-up Third place
Canadian Mixed   Ontario (Epping)   Manitoba (Hamblin)   Quebec (Fowler)
Canadian Olympic Trials (men's)   Newfoundland and Labrador (Brad Gushue)   Manitoba (Jeff Stoughton)   Alberta (John Morris)
Canadian Olympic Trials (women's)   Alberta (Shannon Kleibrink)   British Columbia (Kelly Scott)   Saskatchewan (Stefanie Lawton)
Canadian Juniors (men's)   Alberta (Thomas)   British Columbia (Griffith)   Ontario (Maus)
Canadian Juniors (women's)   Saskatchewan (Selzer)   Manitoba (Neufeld)   Nova Scotia (Rhyno)
Olympics (men's)   Canada (Gushue)   Finland (Uusipaavalniemi)   United States (Fenson)
Olympics (women's)   Sweden (Norberg)    Switzerland (Ott)   Canada (Kleibrink)
Scott Tournament of Hearts   British Columbia (Scott)   Canada (J. Jones)   Nova Scotia (C. Jones)
Tim Hortons Brier   Quebec (Ménard)   Ontario (Howard)   Nova Scotia (Dacey)
World Junior Championships (men's)   Canada (Thomas)   Sweden (Carlsén)   Scotland (Gray)
World Junior Championships (women's)   Russia (Privivkova)   Canada (Selzer)   Denmark (Nielsen)
Canada Cup (men's)   Alberta (Kevin Martin)   Ontario (Glenn Howard)   Alberta (John Morris)
Canada Cup (women's)   Alberta (Cathy King)   Manitoba (Jennifer Jones)   Alberta (Renee Sonnenberg)
Canadian Seniors (men's)   Northern Ontario (Hackner)   Alberta (Rogers)   Saskatchewan (Hritzuk)
Canadian Seniors (women's)   Ontario (Dunn)   British Columbia (Adam)   Nova Scotia (LaRocque)
Women's World Championships   Sweden (Norberg)   United States (McCormick)   Canada (Scott)
Men's World Championships   Scotland (Murdoch)   Canada (Ménard)   Norway (Ulsrud)

Other eventsEdit

Event Winner Runner-up Third place
European Mixed   Finland (Uusipaavalniemi)   Sweden (Edin)   Germany (Schöpp)
Pacific Championships (men's)   Australia (Millikin)   Japan (Ohmiya)   New Zealand (Becker)
Pacific Championships (women's)   Japan (Tsuchiya)   China (Wang B.)   South Korea (Kim J.S.)
European Championships (men's)   Norway (Trulsen)   Sweden (Lindholm)   Scotland (Murdoch)
European Championships (women's)   Sweden (Norberg)    Switzerland (Ott)   Denmark (Holm)
European Junior Challenge (men's)   Italy (da Rin)   Russia (Boldusev)   Czech Republic (Hurtik) and
  Germany Walter)
European Junior Challenge (women's)   Scotland (Barr)   Finland (Salonen)   Italy (Apollonio)
Pacific Juniors (men's)   China (Wang B.J.)   Japan (Morozumi)   South Korea (Kim C.M.)
Pacific Juniors (women's)   China (Wang B.)   Japan (Kobayashi)   South Korea (Kim J.S.)
World Seniors (men's)   Canada (Rogers)   United States (Simonson)   Sweden (Ullsten)
World Seniors (women's)   Sweden (Meldahl)   Canada (Potter)    Switzerland (Nedkoff)
Paralympics   Canada (Daw)   United Kingdom (Duffy)   Sweden (Jungnell)

CCA ranking eventsEdit

Men'sEdit

Event Date Location Winning skip
RCMP Fall Open September 21–25 Ottawa Pierre Charette
2005 Manitoba Lotteries Wheat City Classic September 22–25 Brandon, Manitoba Jeff Stoughton
Shamrock Classic September 22–25 Edmonton, Alberta Rob Johnson
Shorty Jenkins Classic September 22–25 Brockville, Ontario Glenn Howard
Weber Oslo Cup September 22–25 Oslo, Norway Nils Carlsén*  
Weston Fall Classic September 26-October 2 Toronto Wayne Middaugh
Appleton Rum CashSpiel September 29-October 2 Sackville, Nova Scotia Doug MacKenzie**
Twin Anchors Houseboats/Prestige Inns Curling Classic September 29-October 3 Vernon, British Columbia Bob Ursel
Asham Open October 6–10 Winnipeg, Manitoba Jeff Stoughton
Parliament Cup October 6–10 Ottawa Bryan Cochrane
Rock Curling Company Classic October 7–9 Sudbury, Ontario Chris Johnson**
Swiss Cup Basel October 7–9 Basel, Switzerland Randy Ferbey
Allied Windows - Westcoast Curling Classic October 7–10 New Westminster, British Columbia Kevin Martin
DirectWest Men's Curling Classic October 7–10 Regina, Saskatchewan Brad Heidt
Hotel Courtenay Bay– TSA Curling Classic October 13–16 Saint John, New Brunswick Jim Sullivan
Don Bartlett Curling Classic October 13–16 Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador Wayne Middaugh
Barrie Cashspiel October 14–16 Barrie, Ontario Kirk Ziola **
Meyers Norris Penny Charity Curling Classic October 14–17 Medicine Hat, Alberta John Morris
Arnprior Cashspiel October 20–23 Arnprior, Ontario Dave Murphy
Coupe Québec La Cage aux Sports October 20–23 Quebec City Jean-Michel Ménard
Bund Trophy October 21–23 Bern, Switzerland Mark Dacey
Guelph Co-operators Cashspiel October 21–23 Guelph, Ontario Phil Daniel
Denmar Energy Services Curling Classic October 21–24 Bonnyville, Alberta Randy Ferbey
Strauss Crown of Curling October 21–24 Kamloops, British Columbia Bert Gretzinger**
Brampton Bacardi Cashspiel October 24–30 Brampton, Ontario Dale Matchett
Meyers Norris Penny Prairie Classic October 27–31 Portage la Prairie, Manitoba Brad Heidt
Fredericton CWC Curling Classic October 28–30 Fredericton, New Brunswick Jim Sullivan
Labatt Classic October 28–30 North Bay, Ontario Willie Jeffries
Don's Drywall Rainbow Charity Classic October 28–31 Lethbridge, Alberta Rob Armitage
The National November 2–6 Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia Wayne Middaugh
Finale du circuit de curling du Québec November 3–6 Saint-Romuald, Quebec Francois Gagné
Rodd Curling Classic November 3–6 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Peter Gallant
Brantford Cashspiel November 4–6 Brantford, Ontario Kirk Ziola**
Money Concepts Rideau Skins November 10–13 Ottawa Willie Jeffries
New York Curling Open November 10–13 Utica, New York Mark Dacey
Sobeys Curling Classic November 10–14 New Glasgow, Nova Scotia Mike Kennedy**
Golden Horseshoe Curling Classic November 11–13 Hamilton, Ontario Greg Balsdon
Best Western Wayside Curling Classic November 11–14 Lloydminster, Alberta Mark Johnson
Whites Drug Store Classic November 11–14 Swan River, Manitoba Gerald Shymko
Nortel Mobility Open November 18–20 Haileybury, Ontario Jordan Chandler
Pharmasave Hampton Skins Classic November 18–20 Hampton, New Brunswick Paul Dobson**
Pike Lake Curling Classic November 18–20 Harriston, Ontario Greg Balsdon
Nipawin Evergreen Classic November 18–21 Nipawin, Saskatchewan Bruce Korte
Interlake Pharmacy Cashspiel November 24–28 Stonewall, Manitoba Howard Restall
Meyers Norris Penny Mens Cash Spiel November 24–28 Red Deer, Alberta Mark Johnson
Kelowna Men's Cashspiel November 25–28 Kelowna, British Columbia Bob Ursel
Painted Hand Casino Classic November 25–28 Yorkton, Saskatchewan Randy Ferbey
Brantford Nissan Classic December 1–4 Brantford, Ontario Peter Mellor**
Point Optical Charity Classic December 1–4 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Glen Despins
Dauphin Clinic Pharmacy Cash Spiel December 2–5 Dauphin, Manitoba Ryan Fry
Canadian Olympic Curling Trials December 3–11 Halifax, Nova Scotia Brad Gushue
Christie's RV Curling Classic December 9–11 Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Jordan Chandler
BDO Classic Canadian Open January 5–8 Winnipeg, Manitoba Jeff Stoughton
Manitoba Curling Tour Men's Championship January 6–8 Swan River, Manitoba Graham Freeman
Strauss Canada Cup January 31-February 5 Kamloops, British Columbia Kevin Martin
Quebec Men's Provincials February 5–12 Sept-Îles, Quebec Jean-Michel Ménard
Northern Ontario Men's Provincials February 6–11 Nipigon, Ontario Robbie Gordon
Ontario Men's Provincials February 6–12 Guelph, Ontario Glenn Howard
Newfoundland and Labrador Men's Provincials February 7–12 St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Ken Peddigrew**
Alberta Men's Provincials February 8–12 Edmonton, Alberta Kevin Martin
Manitoba Men's Provincials February 8–12 Steinbach, Manitoba Jeff Stoughton
New Brunswick Men's Provincials February 8–12 Fredericton, New Brunswick James Grattan
PEI Men's Provincials February 8–12 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Rod MacDonald
Saskatchewan Men's Provincials February 8–12 Weyburn, Saskatchewan Pat Simmons
Nova Scotia Men's Provincials February 10–15 Liverpool, Nova Scotia Mark Dacey
2006 Winter Olympics February 11–23 Pinerolo, Italy Brad Gushue
BC Men's Provincials February 14–19 Chilliwack, British Columbia Brian Windsor
Yukon/NWT Men's Provincials February 16–19 Whitehorse, Yukon Jamie Koe
Masters of Curling February 23–26 St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Randy Ferbey
Tim Hortons Brier March 11–19 Regina, Saskatchewan Jean-Michel Ménard
World Championship April 1–11 Lowell, Massachusetts David Murdoch*  
Bear Mountain Arena Curling Classic April 6–9 Victoria, British Columbia Bob Ursel
Player's Championship April 13–16 Calgary, Alberta Randy Ferbey

Women'sEdit

Event Date Location Winning skip
Shorty Jenkins Classic September 22–25 Brockville, Ontario Janet McGhee
Oslo Cup September 22–25 Oslo, Norway Sherry Middaugh
Weston Fall Classic September 26-October 2 Toronto Carrie Lindner
Twin Anchors Houseboats/Prestige Inns Curling Classic September 29-October 2 Vernon, British Columbia Cheryl Bernard
Casino Regina Women's Curling Classic October 7–10 Regina, Saskatchewan Karen Purdy
Trail Appliances Autumn Gold Curling Classic October 7–10 Calgary, Alberta Jenn Hanna
Meyers Norris Penny Charity Classic Cash Spiel October 14–17 Medicine Hat, Alberta Diane Foster
Southwestern Ontario Women's Charity Cashspiel October 14–17 Ilderton, Ontario Debbie McCormick*  
Lady Monctonian Invitational Spiel October 21–23 Moncton, New Brunswick Jocelyn Palmer
Casinos of Winnipeg Women's Classic October 21–24 Winnipeg, Manitoba Jennifer Jones
Strauss Crown of Curling October 21–24 Kelowna, British Columbia Toni Wells**
Brampton Bacardi Cashspiel October 24–30 Brampton, Ontario Julie Hastings
Pot of Gold October 28–30 Lethbridge, Alberta Diane Foster
Park Town Ladies Curling Classic October 28–31 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Stefanie Lawton
Rodd Curling Classic November 3–6 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Suzanne Gaudet
Community Savings Ladies Classic November 4–7 Red Deer, Alberta Cathy King
Money Concepts Rideau Skins November 10–13 Ottawa Jenn Hanna
Sobeys Curling Classic November 10–14 New Glasgow, Nova Scotia Heather Strong
Fredericton Women's Curling Classic November 18–20 Fredericton, New Brunswick Heidi Hanlon**
Granite Green & Gold November 18–21 Edmonton, Alberta Renee Sonnenberg
Nipawin Ladies Evergreen Classic November 18–21 Nipawin, Saskatchewan Jolene McIvor**
Wayden Transportation Ladies Classic November 18–21 Abbotsford, British Columbia Janet Harvey
Interlake Pharmacy Classic Cashspiel November 24–28 Stonewall, Manitoba Janet Harvey
SaskPower Schmirler Women's Charity Classic November 25–28 Regina, Saskatchewan Amber Holland
Canadian Olympic Curling Trials December 3–11 Halifax, Nova Scotia Shannon Kleibrink
Quebec Scott Tournament of Hearts January 15–22 Quebec City Ève Bélisle
PEI Scott Tournament of Hearts January 19–22 O'Leary, Prince Edward Island Suzanne Gaudet
Alberta Scott Tournament of Hearts January 24–29 Edmonton, Alberta Cathy King
BC Scott Tournament of Hearts January 25–29 Williams Lake, British Columbia Kelly Scott
Manitoba Scott Tournament of Hearts January 25–29 Thompson, Manitoba Jennifer Jones
New Brunswick Scott Tournament of Hearts January 25–29 Moncton, New Brunswick Andrea Kelly
Newfoundland and Labrador Scott Tournament of Hearts January 25–29 Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador Heather Strong
Nova Scotia Scott Tournament of Hearts January 25–29 St. Andrews, Nova Scotia Colleen Jones**
NWT/Yukon Scott Tournament of Hearts January 26–29 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Kerry Koe
Ontario Women's Provincials January 29-February 4 Fort Frances, Ontario Krista Scharf**
Sask Women's Provincials February 1–5 Yorkton, Saskatchewan Tracy Streifel
Strauss Canada Cup January 31-February 5 Kamloops, British Columbia Cathy King
2006 Winter Olympics February 11–22 Pinerolo, Italy Anette Norberg*  
Scott Tournament of Hearts February 25-March 5 London, Ontario Kelly Scott
World Championship March 18–26 Grande Prairie, Alberta Anette Norberg*  
Player's Championship April 13–16 Calgary, Alberta Jennifer Jones

*Non-Canadians who win events are not counted in the rankings. **Non eligible team

WCT Money RankingEdit

# Men's teams $ (CAD)
1 Randy Ferbey 153,741
2 Kevin Martin 105,500
3 John Morris 76,500
4 Pat Simmons 66,700
5 Wayne Middaugh 63,000
6 Jeff Stoughton 61,000
7 Glenn Howard 56,783
8 Pierre Charette 48,725
9 Bob Ursel 42,500
10 Pat Ryan 32,731

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

Preceded by
2004–05
2005–06 curling season
September 2005 – April 2006
Succeeded by
2006–07