Updated  Wednesday, September 2, 2015

OCA Zone Meeting

The Zone meeting for Zones 1, 2 and 3 will be held together this year, at the Hunt Club on Wednesday September 2 at 7:30 pm. See the agenda here.

Stu Sells Tankard

The First World Curling Tour event of the season in Canada starts Thursday in Oakville.
28 Men's teams are playing in a triple knockout.
32 Women's teams, including Ottawa's Rachel Homan, are also playing in a triple knockout. Finals are on Monday.

First Game of the Season in Ottawa

Tuesday night was the kick off of the September Leagues at Carleton Heights.

Learn to Curl Leagues

Add Pembroke to the list of clubs who have learn- to-curl leagues/programs in place for this season. See the details on the learn to curl page.

Open House at RCMP

RCMP Curling Club is hosting an Open House on Thursday September 10, 2015 from 7 to 10pm.
If you have never curled before, there is the Learn 2 Curl league, or if you’re looking to join a team contact Paul Adams.

Manotick offering Learn to Curl

This season Manotick Curling Centre is offering a learn to curl program on Sundays at 5:15 for 10 weeks for $100. Email

Stick Curling League

The Navy Curling Club will host Ottawa’s first open stick curling league Thursdays at 1:30 pm.  The league will use stick curling rules For more information contact Navy's manager.

Daytime Fixed Leagues at Navy

Navy Curling Club is offering a special rate of $600/team to play in their Men's (Mondays) or Women's (Fridays) daytime fixed. Contact the Senior Men's President or the Day Ladies President. This offer is for non-members of Navy.

Team Edin looking for accommodations

From September through Early December, Team Niklas Edin will be in Ottawa. The four boys are looking to rent a house, townhome or large condo during this period. Please contact Doug Kreviazuk at 613-862-4873 and leave a message if you know of any.

Curling for a Cause

The Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club announced that this year's Curling for a Cause on November 7th will support "Make a Wish" Foundation Eastern Ontario. See all the details on the bonspiel page.


New Manager at Rideau

Patricia Vetter is the new manager at Rideau Curling Club. Patricia is a bilingual, experienced hotel, event and restaurant manager from Montreal. She has even joined two of Rideau's curling leagues. Ian McAulay has taken over as ice technician.

Melissa Wong wins Scholarship

Congratulations to Melissa Wong of Ottawa who won the Ontario Curling Association Past President Scholarship. Melissa will be attending the University of Waterloo this fall.

Cornwall to host 19th Annual Shorty Jenkins Curling Classic

Cornwall Curling Centre will present 19th Annual AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Curling Classic from September 17 through September 20. Full story...

Rideau Openings

Openings at Rideau Curling Club for the Monday Ladies league (5:00 & 7:00 pm). Great competition for Bantam to Senior categories. Contact convenor Diana Favel 613-762-5803.

Congratulations to the McEwens

Mike and Dawn McEwen are new parents to their baby daughter, Vienna Dawn.

News from Richmond

Richmond Curling Club is offering a Learn to Curl program Sundays from October 18 to December 20. See the details on the learn to curl page. Registration for all leagues takes place Friday September 25, 6:30 to 8:30 pm or Saturday September 26, 10 am to noon.

Openings at City View

If you are looking for a team, check out City View's League Openings. If you are a newcomer, they offer Learn to Curl programs for beginners on Friday Mornings at 11, Saturday Mornings at 10 or for Little Rocks on Sunday mornings at 11.

Practice Ice at Carleton Heights

Practice ice will be available at Carleton Heights starting Saturday August 22 for a fee of $12.00 per person. To book a sheet, contact Don Richardson 613-224-6224. The schedule is here.

Ottawa Youth Curling wins Grant

Hogline Curling Tweet: Congrats to Ottawa Youth Curling League on winning the Participaction Coca Cola Teen Challenge grant for keeping teens moving!

RA Leagues Have Openings

The RA welcomes a new season and new members. Read all about it here. Also see their Rookie Leagues update on the Learn to Curl Page.

RCMP Has Openings

RCMP Curling Club is looking for teams and individuals for their Monday night Men’s League.
The club is expanding their Friday/Saturday Mixed League and the Sunday Mixed League. All curlers are welcome. For information, or to sign up, contact Paul Adams at 613-749-7086.

Women's Classic

The Royal Lepage OVCA Women's Fall Classic now has a full slate of 24 entries, including last year's champion, Cathy Auld, and Switzerland's Silvana Tirinzoni.

All-Women's League at Huntley

Huntley is starting up a women's league on Tuesdays evenings from 5-7. Bantams and juniors are also welcome to join up. See the flyer or contact Stefanie Papineau at 613-836-3570.