Updated Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
Update on Late Summer League
At Carleton Heights, the Cash League is now full. There are 10 teams in the Junior League with an 11th likely, and 6 teams in the Women’s OCT event and 9 in the Scotch Doubles. They can take 1 more team in the Juniors, 6 more in the Women’s and at least 7 more in the Scotch Doubles. Contact Don Richardson, or see the details on the Bonspiel Page.
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.
Kevin Payne, OCA's Zone 2 Rep, long time coach and coach of Special Olympics curling died recently in Brockville. There was a celebration of Life on Monday, July 13th. Donations may be made in Kevin's memory to Special Olympics Brockville.
Craig Savill to Curl for Nova Scotia
Veteran Ottawa curler Craig Savill is taking advantage of new Curling Canada residency rules and joining a high-profile Nova Scotia team in hopes of qualifying for the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier in his home town. Full story...
Openings at RCMP next Season
RCMP Curling Club has openings for teams and individuals in the Monday night Men’s League. It runs for 21 weeks with play-offs in the spring. RCMP is known for its great ice and very social atmosphere. For more information contact Paul Adams at 613-749-7086.
Jennifer Jones Wedding
Jennifer Jones and Brent Laing tied the knot this summer
EJ is a Dad
Mixed Doubles an Olympic Sport
Canadian curlers will have another chance to win Olympic gold, beginning with the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Read more...
New Cash League in Town
Navan Curling Club is starting an open Cash League Thursdays at 10 am starting October 15, 2015. Contact Luc Landriault at 613-830-1107.
RCMP Has Openings
RCMP Curling Club is looking for teams and individuals for
their Monday night Men’s League.
Huntley Fund Raising for Alzheimers
Huntley Curling Club held its annual golf tournament in June at Irish Hills Golf Course. For the first time, the event included a charity fund raiser, raffling donated prizes to raise $1,975 for the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County. Kudos to organizer, Huntley's Murray Pearson.
The Royal Lepage OVCA Women's Fall Classic now has 23 entries, including their first International team this year, Switzerland's Silvana Tirinzoni. Only one spot left.
Senior Bonspiel Listing
Rideau Curling Club is hosting a Senior Ladies and Senior Men’s bonspiel October 23-35, 2015. The format is pools of 5 teams, 4 games guaranteed. Contact Barb Willemsen for more info or check out the flyer. Entries with payment should be received by September 1.
John Shea President of OCA
At the OCA general meeting, John Shea was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors. Also elected to the board was Ottawa's Doug Kreviazuk. Read more here...
All-Women's League at Huntley
Rule Changes at Curling Canada
The fields for both the Tim Hortons Brier and Scotties Tournament of Hearts will expand in 2018 in a pilot project, and curlers of all ages across Canada will now be eligible to compete in them. Full story...
Glenn Howard Carrying the Pan Am Torch
Warren Hansen Leaving Curling Canada
A man who devoted his career to building the sport of curling in Canada and around the world will be leaving Curling Canada after 42 years, Curling Canada announced today. Full story...
Scholarships from Curling Canada
The application process for the “For the Love of Curling” scholarships is now open to young curlers who will studying at a Canadian university or college. These scholarships were funded by generous donors and curlers from across Canada. Full story...
Ottawa Youth League
The Ottawa Youth Curling League, sponsored by Hogline Curlers Proshop had a great season, and is now accepting registrations for next season on their new website.