Quest for Gold Athlete Assistance Program

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The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is pleased to administrate the 2016-2017 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (QFG-OAAP) for curling athletes on behalf of Ontario’s Ministry of Tourism Culture and Sport (MTCS).  Quest for Gold’s overarching goal is to increase the performance and number of Ontario athletes competing at the highest national and international levels, thereby contributing to the improved performance of Canada at international competitions.  The program supports Ontario’s amateur athletes through direct financial assistance, enhanced coaching and enhanced training and competitive opportunities.

2016-2017 Quest for Gold Athlete Assistance Program


Applications are now being accepted from Training to Win (22-29 years old), Mixed Doubles (22-29 years old) and Wheelchair athletes.

Please read the Curling QFG Selection Criteria 2016-2017 very carefully.

Residency and Canada Card Exceptions:   This program is now closed.

Application Deadline: This program is now closed.

Select the appropriate application form below:

Ontario Curling Council – Training to Win – Application – 2016

Ontario Curling Council – Mixed Doubles – Application – 2016

Ontario Curling Council – Wheelchair Application – 2016-2017

Coach Acknowledgment Form

New this year – Ties will be broken using Skill based Testing  conducted by an OCC assessor.  Ties must be broken before January 8, 2017.  If tiebreakers are required, affected athletes will be notified as soon as possible to determine a mutually agreeably date and location for skill based testing.

Sample Resources:

Nominees for 2016-2017 Quest for Gold Ontario Athlete Assistance Program

2016-2017 FINAL List of Nominees

2016-2017 Program is now closed.  Nominated athletes should expect funding to be released by March 31, 2017.



Questions about the program? Please contact Jennifer Ferris, Manager – Programs and Operations at or 289-527-0352.

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