The 2023 Provincial U18 Curling Championships are being held at the Altona Curling Club.
The seven men's teams competing are skipped by Nash Sugden of Morden; Zach Norris of Morris; Colton Olafson of Portage; Jace Freeman of Virden; Ronan Peterson of the Heather; Luke Robins of West St. Paul and Nathan Poklar of East St. Paul.
The 10 women's teams are skipped by Dayna Wahl of Altona; Shaela Hayward of Carman; Shayna Benson of Dauphin; Bethany Allen of the Granite; Grace Beaudry of St. Vital; Karys Buchalter of West St. Paul; Meghan Lagadi of Pembina; Liv Leadbeater of Swan River; Rylie Buchalter of the Heather and Julia Van Ryssel of Springfield.
The men's playoffs will take place Saturday.
The top team after the completion of the round robin will get a bye to the final while the second-place team will play the third-place team in the semifinal.
The women's playoffs begin Friday night.
The 10 teams are divided into two pools and will use the Page Playoff format.
The winners and finalists on New Year's Eve will qualify for the 2023 Canadian U18 Championships February 6th-11th in Timmins, Ontario.