Updated Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Governor Generals and Lady Tweedsmuir

Pictured below, the winners of the Lady Tweedsmuir and Governor Generals Trophy, with the presenter, Lieutenant Colonel Marc-Antoine Fecteau, Military Aide and Chief of Staff to the Governer General.

Jacqui Lavoie, Taylor Linseman, Sarah Fletcher, Marc-Antoine Fecteau, Sheila Rogers, Deb Snell, Jane Evernden, Tracy Shields of City View Curling Club. (missing Vivian Chung)

Ken Wilson, Mike Grinnell, Jody Royer, Ken Wilson, Marc-Antoine Fecteau, Don Chasse, Kyle Hogan, Billy Woods, Bill Woods of Lanark Highlands Curling Club (evolved from Dalhousie Lake).

School Curling Championships

The 2020 Ontario School Curling Provincial Championships are on this week in Chatam
Teams from this area are Adam Litle from Carleton Place, Addison Hay from Glengarry DHS
and Alix Giles from North Dundas.  Standings

Kilt Up and Curl

The Scottish Society of Ottawa is having a fun bonspiel on Saturday evening, February 29th at Rideau Curling Club. More information is here.

Crystal Heart Curling Classic

The 22nd year of the Classic concluded with the curlers raising over $73,000 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Pictured below is Team Kish from North Grenville who won the Open Division (Dawn Kish, Heather Pitt, Tracey MacDonald, Laura Scott) as well as Team Lonsdale from Navy who won the Seniors Division (Heather Lonsdale, Joan Cunningham, Sharon Gannon, Ann Boswall). The draw is here.

Navy Women's Spiel

There are some openings in the Day Ladies Bonspiel at Navy Curling Club on March 18th. Contact Joan Cunningham to enter a team.

Quebec Challenge Cup

To celebrate the 1000th game of the Challenge Cup, a special event was held at Hudson Whitlock on Saturday afternoon. Eight club teams from Quebec are challenging eight teams from Ontario. The first Challenge was held in 1874.

City of Ottawa Bonspiel

The Goldline City of Ottawa Men's Bonspiel is now accepting entries. Five games guaranteed! Dates are March 18-22, details are on the bonspiel page. The picture below is of the first winning team back in 1956: Harold Attfield, Bud Donaldson, Jim Moore, John McCavour and Harold Ewan. It was a composite team from Ottawa, Hunt, Rideau and City View.


City View Open House

City View Curling Club is holding an open house on Sunday March 15th from 11 am to 2:30 pm to give curling a try. See the poster here.


The 2020 Scotties Tournament of Hearts is underway in Moose Jaw. Broadcast Schedule
Teams | Draw schedule  Games on Tuesday on TSN are at 9:30, 2:30 and 7:30 pm.

World Juniors

The 2020 World Junior Championships started Saturday in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
Representing Canada are two teams from Manitoba skipped by Mackenzie Zacharias and Jacques Gauthier. The men are 4-1 and the women 3-1 in the standings. Some games are streamed on Youtube, the schedule is here. Canada v Russia game (men) is on at 7 am on Wednesday.

CurlON U18 Qualifiers

Winners of the U18 Qualifier women's event in Brockville were Emily Deschenes of Manotick and Dominique Vivier of Navan. The men's winners were Kibo Mulima of RCMP and Landan Rooney of Alexandria. These teams advance to the Provincial U18 March 9-13 in Paris Ontario. The Challenge Round is February 21-23.
Draw  Men | Women

Mixed Doubles

At the CurlON Mixed Doubles Provincial Qualifier A, Winners were Sierra Sutherland/Thomas Ryan of Rideau, Tippett/Hopson of Ottawa and Marie-Elaine Little/Brett Lyon-Hatcher of Rideau. They advance to the Provincial Mixed Doubles February 28-March 1 in Brockville.

Russell Men's Cash

The 8th annual Richard Kargus Men's Cash Bonspiel in Russell, February 28 to March 1, has openings for 2 teams. Please contact Ken Sullivan at 613-325-7255 if interested in entering a team.

Rideau Classic

Congratulations to Bill Blad, Iain Wilson, Steve Demers and Brian Smith on winning the Rideau Men’s Classic on Sunday.

Senior Qualifiers

The CurlON Senior Men's Provincial A qualifers were at RCMP this weekend.  Draw Men | Women
Winners were Dave Collyer of Quinte, Howard Rajala of Rideau, Sherry Middaugh, and Tammy Zelt of Cataraqui. Winners advance to the Provincial Championships at St. Thomas February 19-23. The Challenge round is February 7-9 at Acton.

OVCA Mixed Bonspiel

Congratulations to team J. P. Nadeau on winning the main event of The Ottawa Valley Curling Association Mixed Bonspiel. This is a true composite rink: J-P Nadeau of Toronto, Erica Hopson of Rideau, Chris Askew of Ottawa and Natalie Rediger of Regina.

Little Rock Championship

The zone playdowns are now listed on the OVCA website here. The Championship Final is Saturday March 28th at Perth Curling Club