Updated Sunday, May 20th, 2018

Help for Jonas Mitchell

George Mitchell's son Jonas was involved in a serious life-threatening bicycle/car collision last Tuesday in Toronto. He's in the ICU at St. Michaels Hospital. George is an active member of Navy Curling Club. See the gofundme page here if you can help.

Team Homan Camp

The Third Annual Team Homan Junior Camp will be held at the Ottawa Curling Club September 21-23. See the Team Homan website for more information and to sign up. Special guest instructor is Matt Hamilton from Team USA.

Earl Rigby


With heavy hearts we announce that Earl (Pappy) Rigby died suddenly in his home on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, following a long life lived to the fullest.
Read Earl's obituary here...


Kingston's 2020 Brier Bid

Kingston is in a tough battle with Moncton, St Catharines and Prince George to be selected host city of the 2020 Brier. The save-your-seat campaign. is half way to its goal. Check out the story in the Whig-Standard

CurlON Zone Spring Zone Meetings

Everyone is welcome to attend any one of the following Spring Zone meetings coming up: Zone 1 is RCMP Thursday May 10, Zone 2 is Smiths Falls Thursday May 17 and Zone 3 is Renfrew Thursday May 24 - all at 7:30 pm. See the full schedule and agenda here...

Calling on Luxembourg curlers to play with the world

If you like curling and have Luxembourg Nationality (Can come from your parents or grandparents), there is an immediate opportunity for a woman to join Team Luxembourg at the World Mixed Curling Championships in Kelowna BC this October. Contact Karen Wauters or #CurlingLuxembourg. More info is also available through Rick Collins Rick@iRick.ca Rick was coaching the World Mixed Doubles team from Hong Kong.

Gordie Perry Bonspiel

Congratulations to Jeff McCrady and his team on winning the main event of the Gordie Perry Bonspiel at the Ottawa Curling Club. The draw is on the OCC website.

Brokerlink Mixed and Senior Mixed

Congratulations to Rideau's JP Lachance, Kathy Kerr, Mike Johansen and Andrea Ryan who went undefeated to win the Senior Mixed. Senior Mixed Standings Wayne Tuck of Ilderton won the Brokerlink Mixed, defeating Jonathan Beuk of Cataraqui in the final. playoff Team Tuck will represent Ontario at the 2019 Canadian Mixed in Winnipeg November 5-10, 2018.

 

OVCA Golf Tournament

There are still a few openings in the 2018 OVCA Golf Tournament on Sunday May 27th at Sand Point Golf Course in Arnprior. See the webpage for more details on the tournament as well as registration options.

Rod Matheson

More sad news from Ottawa as we report the death of Rod Matheson. Rod was so well known in the Ottawa area dating back to his teaching days at Laurentian High School. He was a long-time member of Ottawa Curling Club and was instrumental in getting the Ottawa and District Senior League up and running at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 19, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, 971 Woodroffe Ave., followed by a Celebration of Life at the Ottawa Curling Club, 440 O'Connor St. Obituary

Challenge de Curling de Gatineau

The Challenge de Curling de Gatineau will be held at the Centre Sportif Robert Rochon and Buckingham Curling Club (which is celebrating it's 100th Anniversary) October 17-21. Teams may enter on line here. There will be 32 elite men's teams, 32 open class teams, and an international field of 20 junior men and 20 junior women playing in the U21 Crystal Slam the weekend before.

For the Love of Curling Scholarships

Young curlers from across the country will once again be able to further their academic and athletic ambitions, thanks to the Curling Canada Foundation’s For the Love of Curling Scholarship program. Full Story...

OJCT Championships

Congratulations to John Wilsey and Sierra Sutherland on winning the U21 men's and women's  Ontario Junior Curling Tour Championship Invitational at Leaside Curling Club in Toronto.
U18 men | U18 women | U21 men | U21 women
Ottawa area teams entered: Jordan McNamara, Emily Deschenes, Dominique Vivier, Ryan Hahn, John Wilsey, Sierra Sutherland and Emma Wallingford.
The OJCT announced the 2017-2018 all stars, they are listed here.

Hogline Curlers Proshop Closed

The Hogline Curlers Proshop, owned by Joe Pavia, is now closed. The Ottawa Curling Club is looking for another tenant to run the pro shop.

Academy of Curling

The Academy of Curling is back in Ottawa this Fall, featuring Russ Howard, Mary-Anne Arsenault and Grant Odishaw. A new format will consist of two sessions of 1½ days each - at City View Curling Club September 21-23. Poster

Capital Curling Events

See the bonspiel page for information on the Fall Open, Moosehead Open and Gananoque 1000 Islands Men's coming up this Fall.

Jack Young Memorial Men's Bonspiel

The first bonspiel listing for next season, at Carleton Heights, is on the Bonspiel Page.

Mixed Doubles League

Phil Letendre is organizing a city-wide Mixed Doubles league for next season, where individual club membership isn’t required. The league would run on weekends from October to March or April with playoffs at the end. Anyone interested please fill out this survey at  www.OttawaMixedDoubles.com.
If you have any questions, email: OttawaMixedDoubles@gmail.com

Brier Bid Kingston 2020

The 2020 Brier will be awarded by Curling Canada this Fall. Kingston has announced their pursuit of the 2020 Brier and is currently developing a bid. They are looking for community support to help strengthen their bid for the 2020 Brier. Check out the website here.