is a game of skill and of tradition. A shot well executed is a
delight to see and it is also a fine thing to observe the
time-honoured traditions of curling being applied in the true spirit
of the game. Curlers play to win, but never to humble their
opponents. A true curler never attempts to distract opponents, nor to
prevent them from playing their best, and would prefer to lose rather
than to win unfairly.
never knowingly break a rule of the game, nor disrespect any of its
traditions. Should they become aware that this has been done
inadvertently, they will be the first to divulge the breach.
the main object of the game of curling is to determine the relative
skill of the players, the spirit of curling demands good
sportsmanship, kindly feeling and honourable conduct.
spirit should influence both the interpretation and the application
of the rules of the game and also the conduct of all participants on
and off the ice.