Qualification for the Canadian Open

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16 men’s and 16 women’s teams based on both the World Curling Tour’s Order of Merit (OOM) and Year-to-Date (YTD) rankings as of Dec. 3, 2018, will be invited to participate.

- The top 7 teams based on the OOM ranking will receive an invitation.

- The top 7 teams based on the YTD ranking will also be invited.

- 1 spot is available for a sponsor’s exemption. The Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling reserves the right to implement a sponsor’s exemption in both the men’s and women’s fields in which one spot could be filled at their discretion.

- 1 spot for the Tour Challenge Tier 2 winners.

This qualification breakdown will be applied in both the men’s and women’s events to complete the 16-team field of the Meridian Canadian Open.