Updated  Friday, November 27, 2015

Travelers Curling Club Championships

The 2015 Travelers Curling Club Championships is at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club. Quarter finals and finals are at 1:30 and 6:30 Friday, and the finals at 10 am on Saturday. Representing Ontario are Tina Mazerolle from Guelph and Mike Benjamins from Palmerston.

European Curling Championships

From 20 to 28 November, Esbjerg is hosting Le Gruyère European Curling Championships. The TV and live streaming schedule is here. The men's semi final is on TSN at 7:30 am Friday. The men's final is at 4 am Saturday, the women's final at 9 am Saturday.

World Curling Tour

The Challenge Casino de Charlevoix starts Thursday in Clermont, Quebec. Teams
Local teams include Chris Gardner and Willie Jeffries. There is one women's team: Lauren Mann.

Curling on Stephen Colbert

Watch the very funny curling spiel on youtube "broom goes the dynamite" here

Mixed Doubles Classic

Mike and Dawn McEwen won the 2015 Wall Grain Mixed Doubles in Oshawa, they defeated Lisa Weagle and John Epping 6-4 in the final. Championship round

Grand Slam National

Rachel Homan and Brad Gushue were victorious at the Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling The National in Oshawa. Runners up were Tracy Fleury and Reid Carruthers.

Travel to the Brier

The Supporters Section of the Brier is running a bus travel package from from Toronto/Hamilton area and may consider doing one from Northern and Eastern Ontario if there is demand. More details here

Earle Morris Receives Coaching Award

Ottawa’s Earle Morris and Wendy Morgan of Burlington were among 62 coaches winning 2015 Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Awards. The prestigious awards recognize coaches whose athletes have excelled at world championships, Olympic and Paralympic Games, and at the Special Olympics World Games. Read more...

Worlds to Las Vegas

The World Men’s Curling Championship will be held between 31 March and 8 April 2018, immediately after the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Read more...

LCA Bantam Girls

The deadline for entries into the LCA Bantam Girls is tomorrow, Friday November 27. So far only 5 teams have entered. The event is on Sunday December 13 at the RA. Contact Ann Perry 613-829-7507. Entry forms are on the junior bonspiel page.

OCA Masters

The Tim Hortons Masters zone playdowns are this weekend in Alexandria and Renfrew this weekend.
 Zone 1 | Zone 2 | Zone 3 The women go directly to Regional playdowns December 5-6 at Pembroke.

OCA Junior Regional

The OCA Pepsi Juniors Region 1 playdown is in Brockville this weekend. Draw will be up soon on the OCA scoreboard.

Joe Pavia's Curling Column

Check out Joe Pavia's Curling Column in Wednesday's Ottawa Sun.

Winners at Navy Senior Invitational

Randy Garland, Brian Edge, John Colquhoun and Cal Hegge of Ottawa Curling Club won the 2015 Navy Senior Invitational by defeating Manotick's Frank Van Ryckeghem, Andy Hall, Henri Monette and Bob Pentland in a extra end. The bonspiel has raised more than $30,000 for the Perley and Rideau Veteran’s Health Centre Foundation over the years.

OCA Juniors

Teams advancing to the Regional Playdowns at Brockville next weekend: Zone 1: Doug Kee and James Stonehouse, both of Navan; Marieelaine Little RCMP and Cassie Allen Vankleek Hill. Zone 2: Peter Stranberg of Perth and Scott Morphet of Rideau; Kayla MacMillan of Rideau and Sierra Sutherland of Manotick. Huntley's Ryan Hahn and Carleton Heights' Richard Barrie; Lauren Horton of Almonte and Jessica Thorne and Emma Wallingford both of Carleton Heights' in Zone 3.
 zone 1 playdown  | zone 2 playdowns

OCA Fairfield Marriott Men's Challenge

The OCA Fairfield Marriott Challenge winners: Zone 1: Allen McGuire of RCMP and Bill Woods of Metcalfe.  Zone 2: Chadd Vandermade of Rideau and Rob Kluke of North Grenville. Zone 3: Dylan Haggart of City View and David Cormier of Huntley
All three zones were played at Carleton Place. Provincial Championships are January 15-17 at Prince Edward County, Stirling, Brighton and Trenton.

Ottawa Ladies Metro League

With one week to go, three teams are tied at 7-2: Diane Burgess, Heather Lonsdale and Sheila Rogers. Final game is Friday at Rideau Curling Club at 9:30 am.

Hope Beddoe

Congratulations to Glenda Stark of the RA on winning the 2015 Hope Ladies Interclub. She defeated clubmate Judy Cavan. Granite's MaryAnn Bocock won the Beddoe over Cheryl Carroll of City View. Tedde Barker of Carleton Heights won the Edythe Huston, and Marianne Winchester of Navy the Silver Salver. The draw is here

Learn to Curl at City View

City View's brand new club will be opening January 2016 and they are offering a 12 week learn to curl program commencing January 24th on Sundays from 3pm to 5pm for $163.75. Register here...