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2018-2019 Quest for Gold – 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 2018-2019 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 and applied by (the) Selection Committee. Training to Win – Full Cards  Females                                                                                  Males Nicole Westlund Stewart                             

Registration Now Open for U15 Challenge Cups

The Ontario Curling Council will host seven (7) U15 Challenge Cups on the weekend of March 30-31, 2019, we look forward to welcoming curlers to Belleville, Schomberg, St Catharines, Forest, Thessalon, Fort Frances and Kakabeka Falls..  We are pleased to offer these developmental opportunities to curlers aged 14 and under. U15 Challenge Cups are a developmental competition using alternative formats to help develop skills of curlers.  

OCC Adds new dates and locations for Ontario Kids Curl – Youth Curling Summits

We’ve added new dates and locations for the Ontario Kids Curl – Youth Curling Summits. Take note – if you’re in the Toronto, Sudbury or Nipigon Areas we will be in your area in the next few weeks. Dates are pending for SouthWestern Ontario and London as well. Parents, coaches, program administrators, board members – if you have youth curling programs in your club you cannot afford to miss this FREE event. Please attend to learn about new programs available to your club

2019 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program Released

The 2019 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program has been released by the Ministry of Tourism Culture and Sport.  The program which is administered by the Ontario Curling Council is now accepting applications in three categories: Training to Compete 2 – Age 21-24 (2 Half Male Cards, 2 Half Female Cards) Training to Win – Age 25-29 (3 Full Male Cards, 3 Full Female Cards) Wheelchair (2 Full Male Cards, 2 Full Female Cards) Application deadline is February 4, 2019 at 12:00

Team Ontario Champions Crowned

The Ontario Curling Council,  crowned its champions for the Canada Winter Games Trials, at the Community First Curling Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, on Sunday, January 6, 2019. In the Men’s final – Team Del Conte (Hamilton Victoria Curling Club) took on Team Leung (Whitby Curling Club) – Del Conte took the gold with a 6-5 win over Team Leung. In the Women’s final – Team Croisier (Idylwylde Curling Club, Sudbury) played against Team Vivier (Navan Curling Club) – Croisier scored one

Date Revision – OCC Webinar Series – The Dynamics of Coaching Women

The much anticipated OCC Webinar – The Dynamics of Coaching Women to be hosted by Leith Drury, Ph.D originally scheduled for January 9, 2019 has been re-scheduled for Wednesday January 16, 2019 at 7:00pm EST.  If you have already signed up for this webinar you will be contacted to ensure your participation.  The registration on our webpage now reflects the updated date.  A full description of the webinar and our host follows. Many coaches have experience working with both female and