Updated Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Coming Up This Weekend
The Capital Curling Classic is at RCMP
starting Thursday at 5:30 pm, with 20 men's teams playing in
a Triple KO, and 8 women's teams playing in two pools.
List of teams |
Last Weekend's Events
For the second year in a row, Bill Duck and his team of Dave
Stanley, Gord Schade and Rob Kanasy
(pictured above) of the Hunt Club won the Men's Oktoberfest at City View.
Bill Blad of Rideau was runner-up.
Where will the next Shorty Jenkins Curling Classic be held?
That's a question a lot of people are asking. After 18 years
at the Brockville Country Club, the curling Bonspiel was
held in Cowall this year.
We are sad to announce the recent death of Marian Rigby. Marian (and husband of 69 years Earl) were very involved in the curling community and OVCA throughout the 80's. She was the mother of Joyce and Muriel Potter. An informal celebration of her life will occur on October 24 from 2-4pm at Hylands Golf Club. See the obituary on the Tubman website.
Curling for a Cause
The Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club announced that this year's Curling for a Cause on November 7th will support "Make a Wish" Foundation Eastern Ontario. See all the details on the bonspiel page.
The BrokerLink-OVCA Junior SuperSpiel is hosting its ProAm at Navy Curling Club on Thursday, October 29th at 3pm. This is an opportunity for young bantam curlers to play with Pro's from around the world in a 4-end game, with refreshments after. Only one player from each club will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Send your request to play to Ross Cotten
At Carleton Heights, Kayla MacMillan scored two in the last end to win the girls' event 6-5 over Emma Wallingford. Kayla was supported by Sarah Daviau, Lindsay Dubue and Marcia Richardson. Doug Kee won the boys side over Tanner Horgan of Sudbury. With Kee was Jason Camm, Matthew Hall, and Curtis Easter. Scores are posted on the Ontario Junior Curling Tour website.
Women's Metro League
The Ottawa Ladies' Metro League started Friday at Rideau. Standings are on the Metro web page.
Lethbridge to Host Worlds
The 2017 World Mixed Doubles and World Senior Curling Championships will be staged at the new Crossings Ice Complex in the southern Alberta city, April 22 to 29. Full story...
OVCA Mixed Bonspiel
Registration opens Tuesday October 6th for the OVCA Mixed Bonspiel January 14-17, 2014. See details and registrations on their website.
Space Available Day Time LTC
Carleton heights Day Time Instructional Program starts Tuesday October 6 at 2:30 pm. There is still room for more people to take advantage of this opportunity to learn to curl or improve their skills. Contact Don Richardson at 613-224-6224.
Next Generation Program Winners
Two teams from Ottawa and one from Brockville have been
accepted into the Ontario Curling Council's Next Generation
Program: Kayla MacMillan from Rideau, Ryan Hahn from Huntley
and Mac Calwell from Quinte in Belleville.
Youth Bonspiels now Listed
Rideau Senior Cash Bonspiel needs Men
The Rideau Curling Club's Senior cashspiel coming up on October 23-25th is looking for some men's teams. Contact Barb Willemsen
Thursday Senior Cash at Hunt Club
The senior cash league that plays at the Hunt Club on Thursday mornings before Christmas needs one more team. To enter as a team or sign up as an individual, contact Rod Matheson 613- 238-7056
Brazilian Curler Wanted
We are looking for a woman Brazilian curler in the Ottawa area who would be available to train and practice to compete in the Brazilian National Bonspiel’s mixed doubles event in Vancouver in November 2015. If you are interested, contact Danilo Catelli 613-552-4553.