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2017-2018 – Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program Nominees Announced (DRAFT)

Draft List of Ontario Card Nominations Announced! The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to announce a draft list of athletes and alternates who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2017-2018 Quest for Gold - Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP). The athletes nominated were selected using the sport specific selection criteria developed by the Ontario Curling Council, approved by its Board of Directors and applied by (the) Selection Committee. Category:  Training to Win – FULL CARD Females: Tess Bobbie Rachelle Vink Sarah Potts Alternate: ...

Curling Canada to host Competition Development Workshop in Ontario

Curling Canada delivers and administers the Competition Development Program.  Competition Development is the replacement to the Old NCCP Level 3 Workshop. This workshop is suitable for coaches working with athletes who compete and train regularly with aspirations of Provincial, National and International level performance.  Competition Development is the new training standard for Coaching teams at the Brier, Scotties, Olympic Trials. Curling Canada will host a Competition Development workshop March 29-April 1, 2018 at the St. Catharines Golf and Country Club. Details and registration...

Registration is now open for Youth Skill Development Camps

For the past two seasons, the Ontario Curling Council has hosted Talent Identification Camps which have been attended by hundreds of curlers around the province.  This year's camps will be shifting focus from Identification to a combination of Identification and Development. We have scheduled seven camps around the province for March and April.   Camps are intended for curlers age 13-20 but are especially recommended for U18 curlers.  We are reducing the number of spots at each camp to fit a new format...

Wheelchair Curling Coach PD Workshop – FREE Opportunity

The Ontario Curling Council has received a generous grant from the Coaches Association of Ontario to run a FREE Wheelchair Curling Coach PD Workshop. Coaches should be either Club Coach or Competition Coach Trained to take the workshop, as you'll be building off of skills taught in either of those two workshops. This workshop will take place on March 24, 2018 at the Toronto Cricket, Skating and Curling Club. The workshop will be FREE with lunch/coffee provided and travel subsidies. We only have room...

Applications now being accepted for the 2017-2018 Quest for Gold Athlete Assistance Program

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is pleased to administer the 2017-2018 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.  Athletes are to be trending towards National Team Program "calibre" within the...