The $100 full event ticket packages for the Jiffy Lube Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts have been extended online to Friday.

Tickets can be purchased through for the Alberta Scotties at the St. Albert Curling Club.

The full event packages will be available at the door until Friday as well.

Single draw tickets can also be bought at the door starting Wednesday. Ticket sales commence approximately one hour before a draw. Cash, debit, Visa or MasterCard accepted.

Prices are $10 for draws one to eight and $20 for draws nine to 12.

Youths under the age of 12 receive free admission when accompanied by an adult ticketholder.

The first draw is 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and the opening ceremony is 5:30 p.m., leading up to draw two at 6:30 p.m. The doors open at 4:45 p.m. for the opening ceremony and admission is a ticket to the 6:30 p.m. draw.

Meanwhile, admission is free for the Friday and Saturday night entertainment supplied by RAVE ON in the Owl’s Nest in the Friendly Giant Lounge from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Sunday’s SUNCO pancake breakfast at 10 a.m. is also free with a semifinal ticket.

The opening day A-event draws have been finalized for the Jiffy Lube Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts at the St. Albert Curling Club.

The 12-team competition starts 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and the winners advance to the 6:30 p.m. draw and the losing teams play Thursday in the B event at 2 p.m.

The following teams have byes into the Wednesday 6:30 p.m. draw.

Val Sweeting (Saville) versus St. Albert’s Karynn Flory (Avonair) or Holly Baird (Saville). Paul Kane High School teacher Lori Olson-Johns is the third for Sweeting.

Nadine Chyz (Calgary) versus Geri-Lynn Ramsey (Calgary) or Trisha James (Fairview).

Shannon Kleibrink (Okotoks) versus Kalynn Virtue (Lethbridge) or Della DeJong (Sexsmith).

Casey Scheidegger (Lethbridge) versus Jodi Marthaller (Lethbridge) or Holly Scott (Saville).

The A qualifier is 6:30 p.m. Thursday, the B qualifier is 6:30 p.m. Friday and the two C qualifiers are 1 p.m. Saturday.

The Page playoffs begin 6:30 p.m. Saturday with A versus B for a berth in the final and the C qualifiers play each other.

Sunday the semifinal between the C winner and the A-B loser is 11 a.m. and the final is 5 p.m. Both games will be broadcast on Sportsnet.

The winner advances to the 2017 Canadian Scotties, Feb. 18 to 26 in St. Catharines, Ont.

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