Updated Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Challenge de Curling de Gatineau

The 9th edition of the Challenge de curling de Gatineau is on this week at the Centre Sportif Robert Rochon and the Buckingham Curling Club.
Men's Draw | Open Draw

U21 Slam Series

The U21 Crystal Slam is on this weekend at Rideau Curling Club. Semi finals are Sunday at 11:30 am, finals at 3:00 pm. Standings are here

Women on Tour

Thirty-two women's teams are playing in the Canad Inns Women's Classic starting Friday, including Ottwa's Erin Macaulay.
teams | draw

Superspiel Qualifier

Congratulations to John Willsey, Jordan McNamara, Ryan Hahn on qualifing for the Men's section of the Brokerlink OVCA Junior Superspiel October 27-29th and to Emma Wallingford, Marie-Elaine Little, Kayla Gray who qualified in the women's.  Women's drawMen's draw

Leagues around town

The Ottawa Ladies Metro League has 2 games under its belt. Results and standings are here. The Ottawa and District Senior League starts this coming Thursday. Schedule

Burnt Rock Moves to Huntley

The Burnt Rock Curling Company, run by Jackie Waters and Dwayne Lowe has moved to Huntley Curling Club in Carp. 

Instructors Needed

Due to a tremendous response to their Learn to Curl Program, the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club needs  Instructors on Thursdays, 6 – 8 pm from October 19 to March 29. Please contact Bill Duck

Hogline U18 Bonspiel


Andrew Kelly, Tom Hamilton, Lucas Bourguignon and Brayden McGuire of RCMP won the men's event in the Hogline Curlers Proshop U18 bonspiel.  Gavin Lydiate of Hawkesbury was runner up. Adrienne Belliveau, Jillian Uniacke, Grace Cave and Meesa Lydiate of Carleton Heights won the women's. Runner-up was Mackenzie Comeau of Navan.
Men's Playoff | Women's Playoff | Consolation

Huntley's New Youth League

Huntley Curling Club is starting a youth instructional league on Fridays at 4:30 pm.
contact Jill Rivington or see the brochure here or register here..

Openings at Huntley

Huntley Curling Club has openings in their Learn to Curl and Social Mixed Leagues on Saturday and Sunday.  Visit their website or contact Charlene Johnston


 

Navan Men's Invitational

The 2nd annual Wall-2-Wall Classic (formerly the J.T.Bradley Navan Men’s Spiel) has a few openings for this year’s event November 3rd to 5th. It features nightly entertainment, fantastic meals and competitive curling on the best ice in town. Contact Keith David or check out the flyer here.

3 year & Under Bonspiel

The novice bonspiel at Carleton Place on November 4th could use a couple more teams. See the poster here or email Tara Holland.

Grandmasters

Entries are now being taken for this year’s Grandmasters leading to the Ontario Championship at Thornhill March 15-17. The event is open to men and women over the age of 70 and 65 respectively. Last year, Granite’s Bob Brien, and Ottawa's Randy Garland both won events. Zones are played November 27-December 15. Register through the website.

Free Coach Development Workshops

Four free coach development sessions are being offered in this area. The first was held on Monday the 16th. You can attend one or all the remaining three sessions. For more information or to register, click here

Volunteers Needed for The Roar

50/50 ticket sellers are needed for the Roar of the Rings December 2-10th at Canadian Tire Centre. Open to volunteers 19 years or older and willing to volunteer for three draws (draw schedule). Sign up as a curling team, a family outing, group of friends or as an individual and they will pair you with a volunteer. No registration fee (no uniforms). All training will be provided by the Ottawa Senators Foundation. Please send your name, contact information (email and phone) and availability (based on the draw schedule) to roar@OVCAEvents.com The funds generated through the 50/50 are put back into youth and development curling programs.

World Mixed Curling Championship

A Thunder Bay, Ont., team is bringing home Canada’s first-ever medal from the World Mixed Curling Championship. Trevor Bonot’s team pushed Scotland’s Grant Hardie to extra ends on Saturday in Champéry, Switzerland, before bowing 8-5 in the gold-medal game of the 2017 World Mixed Championship. Full story...

Eight-Ender at Rideau

At the Rideau cash league, Morgan Currie, Nick Aubin, Brian Norman and Jeff McCrady stole an 8.

Crystal Heart Curling Classic

The Crystal Heart Bonspiel is celebrating it's 20th year February 1-4, 2018. See more information on the bonspiel page.

Ray Turnbull

Ray Turnbull, a member of the World Curling Hall of Fame and Manitoba's 1965 Brier championship team, has died. He was 78. Read more...

Ground-breaking Ceremony in Chelsea

On Friday, October 6th, the ground-breaking ceremony took place for the new curling Club, Curling des Collines at 100 Old Chelsea Road. Visit their website for more information about this new club.

Learn to Curl at RCMP

RCMP Curling Club is  looking for people who want to Learn to curl. A clean pair of running shoes and comfortable clothing is all that is required. Everything else is supplied. The league runs Friday evenings. Certified coaches are on the ice at all times. Contact the club manager or call 613-749-7086.

New Leagues and Openings at the RA

The RA Curling Club is seeking one team to fill out its Tuesday Night Open Fixed League, played at 7 pm and 9 pm, with an option to play at 5pm. The RA also offers a U30 league on Saturdays at 5 pm, and is getting their youth program up and running again on Saturday mornings. The doubles league is in its second year on Wednesday evenings. See all the details here...

LCA Bantam Girls

The Ladies Curling association runs a Bantam (under 15) and Junior (under 18) championship combined with Quebec. With the Roar of the Rings in Ottawa this year, the date has been advanced to Sunday Nov 19 at the RA. It is a 2 game point spiel with practice time and time out. See more details and the entry forms on the bonspiel page.