Skip Clarence Martin talks a bit of strategy with a teammate during the afternoon draw on Day 2 of the 75th annual Farmers-farmerettes Bonspiel on Tuesday at the Pidherney Curling Centre. More than 50 teams are competing in the bonspiel, which wraps up Friday. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

75th annual Farmers-Farmerettes Bonspiel underway in Red Deer

The 75th annual Farmers-Farmerettes Bonspiel is underway at the Pidherney Curling Centre.

This year’s event brings together 40 men’s and 16 women’s teams for five days.

The spiel wraps up Friday afternoon.


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Brian Bickley and Mel Johanson sweep a rock into place during the 75th annual Farmers-Farmerettes Bonspiel at the Pidherney Curling Centre on Tuesday. More than 50 teams are competing in the bonspiel, which wraps up Friday. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

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