Updated Friday, March 20, 2020

Ottawa Youth Curling League

If you are a young curler interested in joining a team comprised of other youths from curling clubs around the city in a fun atmosphere, then register with the OYCL. This registration is aimed at collecting interested youth curlers that have graduated out of little rocks or bantam club programs that are interested in looking for teammates to join our U-15, U-18 or Open Mixed Doubles Leagues offerings in the 2020-21 season. Registration is here

Ice Tech Wanted

Carleton Heights Curling Club is seeking proposals for the services of an Ice Technician for the 2020-2021 curling season. See the details here.

U18 Provincial Postponed

The U18 men & women due to start play in Oshawa on Saturday March 14th is being postponed to a future date. Read the details here. Teams from the Ottawa area are: Emily Deschenes and Jenny Madden both of of Manotick, Kibo Mulima of RCMP, Landan Rooney of Alexandria and Dominique Vivier of Navan. 

Little Rock Championship

The Hogline Little Rock Championship has been postponed until next Fall.

Grand Slam of Curling Cancelled

The remaining events in Pinty's Grant Slam of Curling this season have been cancelled.

Macdonald Paterson Roy Cancelled

The LCA Macdonald Paterson Roy competition, due to start on March 24 has been cancelled due to some of the Clubs have closed for the season.

8 Ender at Russell

PIctured below is the team of Terry MacWillie (skip), Linda MacWillie, Sylvie Lepack and Richard Lepack who scored an 8-ender last week at Russell Curling Club.

Richard Kargus Spiel Winners

For the second year in a row, Matt Dupuis of Cornwall won the main event in Russell's Richard Kargus Men's Cash Bonspiel with a victory over Rhys Allen of Manotick. Team Hawco won the Beau’s Brewing Co. event, Team Solari the Thompson Boiler Works event and Team Conway the Barry’s Home Hardware event.

Matt Dupuis, Terry Lichty, Jon King, Charles Wert, and sponsor Richard Kargus.

CurlON Mixed Doubles

Shane Konings/Lauren Wasylkiw of Unionville won the CurlON Mixed Doubles Championship in Brockville. Standings They advance to the Canadian Championship March 17-22 in Portage La Prairie

McCallum Filly

Winner of the McCallum Filly, pictured above with LCA District 2 President Louise Howe:  Marianne Winchester. Carolyn Fenwick, Katie Kelly, and Rachel Burdick of Navy Curling Club. This team also won the championship in Lacolle this past weekend.

. Charlene Acres, Brenda Elliott, Nicole Danis-Ziebarth and Diana Harvie of the RA won the Hamilton Shield. The draw is here. They were runners up in Lacolle.


Lefties Champions

The Fourth annual lefties Championship was held in February at Almonte Curling Club.
Pictured above, The overall winning team came from the Huntley Curling Club. Skip Dave Hayley, Norm Rajala, Ron Harvey and Don Campbell received the Championship trophy from Almonte Curling Club President Steve Conlon.

Curling Season is Over Early

All of the clubs in the City of Ottawa have closed for the season, or until further notice due to the COVID-19 virus.

City of Ottawa Bonspiel Cancelled

The OVCA Board of Directors announced that the Goldline City of Ottawa Men's Bonspiel is being cancelled. It was due to start on Wednesday. Read more here.

Women's and Men's Worlds Cancelled

The Women's World Curling Championship has been cancelled in Prince George as well as the men's world championship in Glasgow, Scotland. A decision has yet to be made on April's world mixed doubles and senior championships in Kelowna, B.C.

Portage La Prairie

Starting Wednesday, four Curling Canada events were to have been taking place in Portage La Prairie: Mixed Doubles, Seniors, University and College Curling Championships. Rideau's Howard Rajala, Rich Moffatt, Chris Fulton and Paul Madden are representing Ontario in the Senior Men. The Mixed Doubles and Seniors will be rescheduled.

LCA Evening Ladies

PIctured above are the winners of the District 2 LCA Evening Ladies event: Julie St-Laurent, Lucie Veilleux, France Riopel, and Lucienne Boucher  from Buckingham. Linda Godwin of North Grenville won the Gillies Wallingford event .These teams will play a Championship game against District 1 on March 28 in Buckingham.

CurlON U18 Mixed and Mixed

At the Mixed Provincial Qualifier A, winners were Sierra Sutherland of Rideau and Jordan McNamara of Navy. They advance to the Provincial at Elora Curling Club April 8-12. Draw
At the U18 Mixed at Gananoque, winners were Jett Gazeley of Cataraqui and Jacob Jones of Navy and they advance to the Provincial at Galt Country Club April 2-5 Draw

Navy Curling Club

CBC published a story here on Tuesday March 3rd that described Navy Curling Club’s lease issue with DND. The Club wants everyone to know that this is a political fight about a flawed Treasury Board policy - it is not an attempt by the government to get rid of the curling club in order to use the land for something else. The Club believes that a political solution can be found and invites all curlers to join the letter writing campaign. A template letter is available at here.

Ottawa Ladies Interclub

Congratulation to Jenny Paterson of the Ottawa Hunt, with Lynn Palmer, Diane Hill and Ann Marie Moors on winning the Williamson main event trophy. Therese D'Aoust of Carleton Heights won the RCAF Trophy, Terry Ananny of the RA won the Victory and Joan Cunningham of Navy won the Beula Snelling. The draw is here.

World Wheelchair Championship

Canada won the silver medal at the WCF Wheelchair Championship in Switzerland. Stittsville's Collinda Joseph is on the team as an alternate. Read about it here...

CurlON Seniors

Congratulations to Howard Rajala, Rich Moffatt, Chris Fulton and Paul Madden of Rideau Curling Club and Sherry Middaugh of Thornhll on winning The CurlON Senior Provincials. They advance to the Canadian Seniors in Portage La Prairie March 16-22.  Standings