Friday, September 19, 2014
The AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic
CCA's New Website
The Canadian Curling Association has a new website here, and will be designing the new OCA website soon according to OCA Executive Director Steve Chenier.
Jump-Start with Scotch Doubles
City View is holding a Men's and Mixed Scotch Doubles Bonspiel from Thursday, September 25th to Saturday, September 27th. The cost is $80 for each 2-person team and includes wings on Friday night and dinner on Saturday. For more details, contact Paul Hope or Click here to sign up.
Canadian Mixed Doubles in Ottawa
The Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club will again host the Mixed Doubles, March 11-15. Read the full story here...
The September issue of the Ontario Curling Association newsletter is here.
Late Summer Results at Carleton Heights
Ben Miskew and Andrew Denny won the Scotch Doubles for the second time in the past five years (third time for Ben). Lauren Mann won the women's event, Team Haughn the Junior League and Don Bowser and Chris Gardner were five game winners in the September Cash League.
World Curling Tour This Week
At the HDF Insurance Shoot-Out in Edmonton, Chelsea Carey defeated Val Sweeting in the final 5-3. Both teams are from Edmonton. In the men's final, Brendan Bottcher of Edmonton defeated Steve Laycock of Saskatoon in an extra end. Women's Playoff | Men's Playoff
WCF Meeting in Reno
The World Curling Federation met last week, and a report on the changes coming up this year and the new elected officials is here.
Openings for Rideau Mixed
Rideau Curling Club is still looking for teams for the Wednesday mixed playing on a rotating schedule of 5, 7 & 9 pm. The league starts on October 1. Contact Pierre Mondor at 613-232-9665.
The Fall Orphan Day for Junior/Bantam teams looking for players or players looking for teams will be held 9:30 am to noon on Sunday September 21 at Carleton Heights. Contact Don Cogliati.
Learn to Curl at Richmond
Richmond Curling Club, serving Richmond, Stittsville and Kanata, will have a Learn-to-Curl session from October 19 to February 1. See all the details on their website.
Curling for a Cause
The Hunt Club is hosting a charity/fundraising event on Saturday November 1st - “Curling for a Cause”. The event will be annual and select a timely, local group to support. This year’s beneficiaries are The Carleton Ladies Canadian University Champions. The Team is off to Spain for the World Universiade in February and are currently $20,000 shy on covering expenses for their season. More information, as well as the flyer, is on the bonspiel page.
Rideau's Getting Started
Rideau has a Getting Started league for new curlers Friday nights at 9:00 pm, beginning October 3. They are also having a "Learn-to-Curl" clinic on Saturday, September 27th 10am-3pm. The cost is $40 per person and lunch is included. Contact Pierre Mondor 613-232-9665.
Icebreaker needs boys teams
Art Miskew reports that the Icebreaker at Rideau on October 4-5 is short a few boys' teams and he may have to reduce the draw to 12 teams. The entry form is here.
New Program at Carleton Heights
Carleton Heights is starting a new daytime instruction program on Tuesday afternoons for all levels of curlers. See the details on their website.
City Wide Youth League Update
A good number of teams have already registered for the Ottawa Youth Curling League, there are a few spots remaining. There are individual players registered looking for teams. Contact Marc Bourguignon See the Junior Page for more details or Joe Pavia's website.