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What are some of the popular curling teams in Canada?

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The most popular teams in Canadian curling include the following national curling teams: the men's, women's, men and women's senior, men and women's junior, mixed and mixed double. Other popular curling teams are associated with individual territories or universities throughout Canada.

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What are some of the popular curling teams in Canada?
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Curling.ca is the official website for Curling Canada, the home organization for all professional-level curling teams that play on the local, national and international level. These teams compete and practice to earn the right to participate in the Olympic winter games. Curling Canada also represents the wheelchair curling teams and hosts their tournaments. The website provides curling-related information, including tournament schedules for current teams.

Territory-based teams include Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Quebec, Saskatchewan and other outlying provinces. These teams are associated with curling clubs specific to the region from which they originate, including Glencoe Club, Vernon and Kelowna CC, Bally Haly CC, Soo Curlers Association, Mayflower Curling Club and many more.

Popular university curling teams include Guleph JD, Guleph, Waterloo, Brock and Laurier, each associated with their respective universities. University teams compete with international teams from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, the United States, Finland and Japan, among many others. Oftentimes, talented university curling players go on to compete at the professional level.

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