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OCC Adds More Ontario Kids Curl – Youth Curling Summit Locations

The Ontario Kids Curl – Youth Curling Summits are a HUGE hit!  Participant feedback has been incredible so far!  You need to get to a Summit near you!!   Timmins, Thunder Bay, Blenheim, London and Sudbury!  Youth Curling Summits have all been scheduled for your area over the next couple of weeks. Timmins – December 8, 2018 Sudbury – December 10, 2018 London – December 12, 2018 Bleheim – December 15, 2018 Thunder Bay – December 15, 2018 More dates will be coming soon! If you have an interest

OCC Staff Announcement

OCC is welcoming a new employee to our team. Sean Turriff  is joining the OCC as Education Manager – South effective immediately.  Sean is replacing Perry Marshall who will be pursing new opportunities. Pictured Above:  Sean Turriff Sean has a long history working for the OCC, CurlON and NOCA as a Coach, Coach developer and High Performance Team Member.  Sean’s skills and passion for the game will perfectly compliment the Education Manager Role.  Sean can be reached at sturriff@ontcurl.com We’d like to

5-Rock Rule Webinar with Pat Simmons

So – the 5 Rock Rule is now in play and you still have questions… Not sure how to defend a lead? Not sure how to use the rule to your advantage? How will the rule impact your level of play? Hear about this and MORE from 9 time Brier participant,  2 time Brier winner and Grand Slam Champion – Pat Simmons!!!   Learning outcomes for this webinar include: Welcome to the 5 rock rule Goal for End Sheet & Discussion Knowing yourself and your team Strategy Thoughts Corner Guards Defending “Wrinkle Shots” Scenarios

New Development Opportunities for U15 and Adult Curlers!

Get your season started on the right foot and learn how to “Curl Better!” The Ontario Curling Council will host three development opportunities for curlers at the St. Catharines Golf and Country Club. U15 Curlers (Club/Recreational)  November 3, 2018 – 9:00 am-5:00 pm (Participant Limit:  36) Curlers can expect to learn: Improved Delivery technique Improved Brushing techniques Intro to five rock rule strategy How to Improve Weight Control Curlers will get to put everything into play by playing mini games! Register here. Adult Curlers (5 years or Less Experience) November 17, 2018 –

Registration is Now Open for the Canada Winter Games Provincial Qualifiers (Pre-Trials)

The Ontario Curling Council will declare the representative for the province of Ontario (North and South combined) for the Male and Female U18 teams who will compete in the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer in Alberta – from February 15 – March 3, 2019. The Curling competition is scheduled from February 24- March 2, 2018. Six open qualifiers will be held December 7-9, 2018, leading to an Eight Team provincial for both genders.  The 7th and 8th team are the 1st and

New Webinars Scheduled for October and November!

The OCC Webinar Series has continued to be a valuable source of information for coaches from Ontario, Canada and around the world!  We’ve lined up some great presenters for October and November! October 17 – Karen Watson will talk about Optimal Energy for Performance October 24 – Nolan Thiessen will discuss the “Latest” in Brushing November 7 – Maurice Wilson will present about “Learning to Win” A complete listing of our OCC webinars can be found here – Check back