Updated Monday, May
New Recreational League
City View Curling Club is starting up a new open
recreational league this coming season. Check it out
here, or see
the Learn to Curl
Manager's Position at Navy
Navy Curling Club is looking for a manager for the 2013-14
for applications is June 28. See details of the job
here, or contact
Summer League Posted
The Summer League at Carleton Heights Curling Club starts
August 27. Registration form is now posted on the
CCA Grants Announced
The CCA announced the recipients of the 2013 C.A.P. (Curling
Assistant Program)grants to 24 Curling Clubs and 2 member
associations across Canada. There are none from the Ottawa
area, but to see who received how much and for what
Lefko on curling: The start of something special
When one member of Kevin Martin’s team left the squad, he
recruited a Nedohin.
All puns aside, the news this week that David Nedohin has
joined Martin’s Edmonton team hardly came as a surprise. Was
there really any other choice? It just took some things to
fall into place to make it happen.
Ice Tech for Navan
Navan Curling Club is looking for an Ice Technician for the
upcoming season, to begin September 1. The contact is Vice
President Scott Craven.
More details here.
Rideau Gearing Up
Rideau Curling Club is gearing up to host the Canadian Mixed
November 14-23. Chair of the event, Kim Canary, reports that
plans are well underway. They are looking for a presenting
sponsor, and are recruiting volunteers from the club and the
curling community at large. To learn more about becoming a
Kim Canary. For more information or to volunteer, go to
A Review of the 2012-13 Season
Listed below are some of the teams who had great success at
the Ontario, Quebec and Canadian Championships.
Jamie Sinclair of Manotick won the Pepsi
Junior women and placed third, winning a tiebreaker, in the
Canadian Juniors. Jason Camm was on the Ontario men's team,
playing out of St. Thomas. They lost a tiebreaker so didn't
make the playoffs.
Joyce Potter of Rideau won the Tim Hortons
Masters Women, and went on to win the Canadian Masters in
Rachel Homan of Ottawa won the Ontario
Scotties Tournament of Hearts, and went on to win the
Canadian Championship and won a bronze medal in the Worlds
Jaclyn Rivington won the Ontario Mixed
Doubles, playing with Scott McDonald out of Highlands in
London. At the Canadian Mixed Doubles, they lost the quarter
final to the eventual winners from Quebec.
Hailey Armstrong of Perth & District
Collegiate won the Ontario Gore Mutual School Curling.
Howard Rajala of Rideau won the Ontario
Senior Men's championship, and won the silver medal at the
Canadian Seniors in Summerside PEI.
Chris Lewis won the Ontario Junior Curling
Craig Savill won the Ottawa Sports Award
Male Athlete of the year 2012. Playing with Glenn Howard,
the team won the bronze medal at the Tim Hortons Brier.
Jordan Mark of Winchester won the
Sportsmanship award at the Pepsi Juniors.
Barb Kelly of Rideau won the Sportsmanship
award at the Ontario Seniors
Ray Bushfield won the Coaching award at the
Pepsi Junior Men. He was coaching Chris Lewis's team out of
Michael Raby and his Ottawa team won the
gold medal at the 2013 World Deaf Curling Championships in
Dwayne Lowe won the Ontario Firefighters
Championship and lost in the semi final of the Canadian
On the Quebec Side, Richard Faguy of
Buckingham won the Quebec Dominion curling Club
Jean-Michel Ménard won the Quebec
Provincial Tankard and finished just out of the playoffs at
the Tim Hortons Brier.
Agnès Charette accepted the award for the
Quebec Junior Program of the Year for Buckingham Curling
Bonspiel Committee Members for OVCA
The Men's City of Ottawa Bonspiel and OVCA Mixed Bonspiel
both need volunteers for their organizing committees. There
are already people in place who look after the draw, ice
allocation and sponsor recruitment. If you are interested in
getting involved in any capacity, contact
Elaine Brimicombe. The
time commitment is not onerous, and being involved is a lot