The best curlers in Northern Ontario are spending their week in New Liskeard.

It’s the men’s and women Northern Ontario Provincial Curling Championships.

The winning men’s and women’s rinks will advance to the Canadian Championships.

Brad Jacobs rink from the Soo will enter as the men’s favorite.

Nothing new for the Olympic champ.

Krista McCarville leads the favored women’s foursome.

The local reps, from the host Horne Granite Curling Club will be Ryan Sayers rink, the women’s reps, the Amanda Gebhart foursome.

The action begins at 9 am Tuesday and runs through February 2nd at the Don Shepherdson Memorial Arena.