Updated Monday, December 18th, 2017

Bonspiels

There are a variety of bonspiels listed on the Bonspiel Page, Christmas, Family Christmas,
Outdoor Charity, Lefties, Beginners, and plenty of others.

Scotties Challenge Round

The three teams who advance to the Provinal Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Whitby, January 10-14 are Heather Heggestad of Oakville
Hollie Duncan of the Royals in Toronto, with Stephanie LeDrew, Cheryl Kreviazuk and Karen Sagle, and Kirsten Marshall of Toronto Cricket. Draw 

U17 Ontario Winter Games

David Boswell of Hawkesbury won the U17 boys,
Emily Deschenes, Rory Grant, Emma Artichuk, and Celeste Gauthier of Manotick Curling Centre won the girls These two teams advance to the Provincial March 1-4 in Orillia.  Boys  |  Girls

Men's Tankard

Jake Higgs of West Northumberland, Brian Lewis of Rideau, Bryan Cochrane of Russell and Dave Collyer of Quinte all  move on to the Provincial Qualifier at RCMP Curling Club January 12-14.
Draw

Challenges

In the Fairfield Marriott men's challenge Bill Woods of Metcalfe, Chad Vandermade of Rideau, Rob Kluke of North Grenville, and Greg Bell of the RA advance to the Provincial January 12-14. The women's Best Western event teams go directly to the Provincial. Zones 1-2 Draw  Men

Masters Provincial Qualifiers

Michael Dorey of Ingersoll and Bruce Delaney of Russell won the men's Masters and Diana Favel of Rideau and Cheryl McBain of Carleton Place won the women's. They advance to the Provincials  January 10-13 in St. Mary's.
Draws  Men  |  Women

Colts and Trophy Provincials

Congratulations to Sebastien Robillard, Ryan McCrady, Bowie Abbis-Mills and Andrew Denny-Petch of Ottawa Curling Club on winning the Ontario Colts, and a berth into the Ontario Tankard January 30- February 4 in Huntsville. Chrissy Cadorin of the Royals won the Trophy with Julia Weagle at second stone. The Scotties is January 10-14 at Whitby.
Standings  colts  |   trophy 

Openings in the Crystal Heart

The 7 pm draw is now full, but there are a few openings in the 9 pm draw of the Crystal Heart Women's Bonspiel February 1-4. The entry form is here...

Stu Sells U18

Toronto hosted the Stu Sells U18 competition this weekend. Hazen Enman of Whitby won the men's, Veronica Bernard of Richmond Hill won the women's. Emily Deschenes, Mackenzie Comeau, Lauren MacKay and Andrew Kelly all made the playoffs       Playoffs  women  |  men

Pembroke U15 Winners

Manotick Boys won the Pembroke U15 Cash Spiel. Pictured from right to left are Sean Blythe, Nicholas Rowe, Andrew Hollinger, Curtis Coleman, and Mathew MacDonald. 

Travelers Club Championship

The finals of the Travelers Curling Club Championship took place Saturday at Cataraqui Curling Club in Kingston. Manitoba defeated Alberta 11-3 in the women's gold medal game. Ontario won bronze over Nova Scotia. Women's playoff  In the men's, BC defeated Manitoba 7-3 for gold and Alberta won bronze over Newfoundland. Men's playoff

 

Ottawa Ladies Metro League


For the second year in a row, Nerine Waldron, Elaine Brimicombe, Margo Burgess, and Diane Burgess (skip), pictured above L-R won the 2017 Ottawa Ladies Metro League with a record of 8-1.

City of Ottawa Bonspiel

Registration is now open for the Men's City of Ottawa Bonspiel, March 14-18, 2018. Options are Open, Senior and Senators Divisions. Register online

Mixed Doubles Teams Set

The teams in the Canad Inns Canadian Mixed Doubles Trials have changed somewhat, see the new list here. The Trials are in Portage La Paraire January 2-7. CBC Sports will offer live-streaming of every draw at CBCSports.ca beginning Jan. 3. Broadcast coverage of the final two days, including the playoffs and final, will be on CBC TV.

Glenn Howard to play against Brazil

Four-time World Men’s Curling Champion Glenn Howard will carry Canadian hopes into a showdown with a Brazilian team to decide the Americas Zone entry into the 2018 World Men’s Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada, it was announced today by Curling Canada. Read more...

Video Clip on CTV News

In case you missed this video clip on CTV news with Terry Marcotte, featuring Doug Kreviazuk and Art Miskew, the link is here.

On Line Auction

There is an On line silent auction in support of the Manotick Warriors Boys Curling Team here.

Roar of the Rings

Congratulations to Ottawa Curling Club's Rachel Homan, Emma Miskew, Joanne Courtney and Lisa Weagle on becoming Team Canada at the Olympics in Pyeongchang. We are so proud. Read the full story here... Photo courtesy of Curling Canada. Kevin Koe of Alberta won the men's final over Mike McEwen.

Terry Marcotte Video

If you missed the video clip with Terry Marcotte and Cheryl Carroll at City View Curling Club, you can see it here.

Roar of the Rings Opening

Pictured below are the members of the Ottawa Youth Curling League who won the privilege of being a part of the opening ceremonies of the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings this Saturday at 12:30 pm. They were presented with their jackets at RCMP Curling Club on Monday evening.

Grandmasters

Zone playdowns for the Verve Grandmasters are this week. James Mullin of Ottawa and Gerry Tomalty, playing out of the Loonie Curling Club are the only entries in zones 1 and 2. Bob Matheson, Reg Plaster and Bob Brien are playing down in Zone 3 at Granite. Draw
The provincial is March 15-17 at Thornhill.

Cathy Kerr Winners


Picture above are the winners of the Cathy Kerr International Wheelchair Bonspiel held at the RA this weekend. Chris Rees, Katie Paialunga, Wayne MacDonald and Shauna Petrie of Toronto Cricket defeated the Swiss National Team by stealing 2 in the final end.

Advanced Clinic at Richmond

Richmond is offering its Advanced Clinic to all Ottawa area clubs. It will be held at Richmond Curling Club on Saturday January 27, 2018 from 9 to 4. This clinic is for those who feel they have a reasonable delivery, but who still struggle with some aspects. It will further refine your delivery through video analysis, as well as discuss game play and strategy. The cost of $50 includes breaks and lunch. Register and pay by December 15th by contacting richmondcurling@bellnet.ca.

Metcalfe Learn to Curl Program

Metcalfe is hosting a 10-week Adult Learn to Curl program that starts January 14th on Sunday evenings. See the Metcalfe website for further details.