Saturday, October 25, 2014
Update on the Challenge
Elsewhere this weekend
In the Ontario Curling Tour, Ottawa's Jason Camm and Mark Homan are playing in the Huron ReproGraphics Oil Heritage Classic in Sarnia, starting Friday. Teams
Joe Pavia's Column in the Ottawa Sun
Check out Joe Pavia's first curling column of the season in Wednesday's Ottawa Sun.
Check out the Hogline Curlers Proshop to rent a FLOORCURL unit. Details are here.
Masters of Curling Broadcast Schedule on Sportsnet
Thursday, October 30
Send-off for Alison
Pictured below is Alison Kreviazuk with Fredrik Lindberg at
the send-off for Alison. They leave for Sweden at the end of
the month. Fredrik will be back in Canada for the Men's
Worlds in Halifax as coach for team Niklas Edin.
Results from last Weekend
At the Canad Inns Men Classic in Portage La
Prairie, Mike McEwen defeated Kevin Koe 6-4 in the final on
For games streamed online, check out the curlingzone list here.
Learn to Curl Leagues
Some rookie leagues within the City of Ottawa are full, but there are still spaces at the RCMP and Rideau on Friday evenings. Contact Paul Adams 613-749-7086 at RCMP and Pierre Mondor at 613-232-9665 at Rideau. The Granite has openings on Monday morning at 9am for their learn to curl program and Sunday night at 7 pm. Contact Denise Hoekstra at 613-722-1843. Carleton Heights has openings in their Tuesday afternoon Instructional Program. Contact Don Richardson 613-224-6224
Ottawa Valley Goodwill Tour
A mixed group of curlers from Ottawa and the valley are on a tour to Scotland later this month. They have started a blog here.
RCMP has Openings
Paul Adam reports that RCMP Curling Club is looking for teams and individuals for all leagues - Men’s, Ladies, Mixed, Senior Men’s, Day Ladies. Contact Paul Adams at 613-749-7086.
Instructors Needed at Hunt Club
The Hunt Club has over 70 people in their learn-to-curl program this season and need a few extra instructors. Previous experience is not needed, and there is an honorarium. Read the details here. Contact Bill Duck at 613-736-1355.
Ontario Junior Curling Tour
Curling in Chicago RV-style
The draws for region 1 have been posted for the Travelers
Curling Club Championship Qualifiers October 24-26 in
Gananoque and Carleton Place. The Provincial is in Cornwall
Oct 31-Nov 2. Results and linescores will be posted on the
Curling for a Cause
The Hunt Club is hosting “Curling for a Cause” on Saturday November 1st - that will benefit the Carleton Ladies Canadian University Champions. who are off to Spain for the World Universiade in February. The flyer, registration form and sponsors information are on the bonspiel page. Deadline to submit your entry to curl is October 24. The dinner is open to everyone, RSVP by October 28. Register here. Contact is Bill Duck 613-736-1355.
Here are the six teams who qualified at Almonte this weekend to play in the JSI OVCA SuperSpiel October 31-November 2: Almonte's Lauren Horton, Rideau's Doug Kee, Manotick's Hailey Armstrong, Ottawa's Colton Daly, Carleton Heights Emma Wallingford and Perth's Hayden Richmond. The draws are here.
Carleton University Women's Curling
John Shea Inducted to Governor Generals Curling Club
City View Compressor Failure
Rumour has it that RCMP is stepping up to host the Superspiel on Friday October 31, replacing City View whose ice won't available until after November 1. The SuperSpiel committee is still looking for a venue for Saturday morning.