Jennifer Ferris

About Jennifer Ferris

Jennifer is the Managing Director of the Ontario Curling Council.

OCC Announces 2017-2018 U18/U21 Next Generation Program Teams

After an incredibly successful 2016-2017 season by Next Gen Program athletes, the OCC made the decision to expand the Next Gen Program for the 2017-2018 season.  A total of four men's teams and four women's teams will be serviced through the program.  The OCC is pleased to announce the following teams will be part of their 2017-2018 Program:  Next Gen Elite Program Team Tanner Horgan (NOCA) Team Megan Smith (NOCA) U18/U21 Next Gen Program Women's Teams Team Emma Wallingford (OCA) Team Bella Croisier...

Celebrate Ontario 150 – Great Ontario Bonspiel Locations Announced!

The OCC is excited about how many clubs want to join us in Celebrating Ontario 150 and be a host location for the Great Ontario Bonspiel! On November 18, 2017 - the following clubs will join in the fun! Keewatin Curling Club McIntyre Curling Club Midland Curling Club North Bay Granite Club Longlac Curling Club Grimsby Curling Club Annandale Curling Club Hearst Community Curling Club Copper Cliff Curling Club Toronto Cricket, Skating, and Curling Club Galt Country Club Brampton Curling Club St. Catharines Golf & Country Club Idylwylde Golf and Curling Club Dixie Curling Club Brighton &...

OCC Now Accepting Applications for the 2017-2018 Next Gen Program

Applications are now being accepted for OCC's most popular development program - the U18/U21 Next Gen Program.  We have expanded the program where the top male and top female team applying to the U18/U21 Program will move into the Next Gen Elite Program which will be delivered in partnership with the Canadian Sport Institute of Ontario. Complete program details, applications and rankings can be found here. Application deadline is June 19, 2107 at 12:00 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted....

Ontario Curling Council seeking Host Clubs for Ontario 150 Celebration – The Great Ontario Bonspiel

The Ontario Curling Council has received a Celebration Grant as part of the Ontario 150 Program!  Our grant will be used to celebrate the rich history, past successes and joy of curling in Ontario!  We're seeking 20 clubs to partner with and host an Ontario 150 Themed one-day bonspiel on November 18, 2017.  Join us and our Member Associations (Curl On and Northern Ontario Curling Association) as a host club for the "Great Ontario Bonspiel" and be part of this...

OCC, Curl ON and NOCA endorse New Charitable Tax Receipting Program for Clubs

The Ontario Curling Council and its members, Curl ON and Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA) have endorsed the National Sport Trust Fund - Ontario as a revenue generation program through which donors can receive charitable tax receipts for qualifying donations.   Clubs can fundraise for infrastructure, equipment, programs - anything that supports the National Amateur Sports System.  Bonspiels, dinners, golf tournaments are all great ideas to raise funds for your project and the National Sport Trust Fund - Ontario has tools to...

2018 Ontario Winter Games and 2019 Canada Winter Games Qualification Process Announced for Ontario

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) and its members Curl ON and the Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA) are pleased to announce the 2018 Ontario Winter Games and the 2019 Canada Winter Games qualification processes. The Ontario Winter Games (OWG) and the Canada Winter Games (CWG) events do not have North and South representation, therefore both events will fall under the jurisdiction of the Ontario Curling Council as the recognized Provincial Sport Organization by the Ministry of Tourism Culture and Sport and...