Scotties Tournament of Hearts
Annual Canadian women’s curling championship
The winner represents Canada at the women’s world curling championships. Since 1985, the winner returns to the Scotties tournament as ‘Team Canada’ the following year.
Last time the tournament was hosted in Nova Scotia was in 1992 in Halifax.
Starting in the 2018 tournament, the event will expand to a 16-team field with 10 provinces, three territories, Northern Ontario, and Team Canada.