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OCC Welcomes New Education Manager – South

The Ontario Curling Council board and staff welcome Perry Marshall as our new Education Manager - South.  "We are excited to have Perry Marshall join the OCC team, I know he'll be as impactful for the OCC as he has been with so many other clubs and aspects of the game," Jennifer Ferris, Manager - Programs and Operations. Perry will be coordinating all things "Education" for the OCA district including Coach Training, Ice Technician Training, Professional Development.  As well, Perry will take...

OCC announces 2017-2018 Ice Technician Development Workshops

Along with Coach Development, the OCC will assume the responsibility of Ice Technician Development for the 2017-2018 on behalf of its members, the Northern Ontario Curling Association and Curl ON. Three different workshops will be available, Curling Canada's Level 1 and Level 2 Workshop, as well as a NEW and REFRESHED Rink Rat/Facility Operator Assistant Workshop. More workshops may be added, as confirmation from clubs is obtained. Check out our Events Calendar or our Ice Technician's Page. Hosting opportunity - if your club would like...

Cathy Kerr International Wheelchair Bonspiel

  Registrations are now being accepted for Ontario's premier wheelchair competition, the Cathy Kerr International Wheelchair Bonspiel, in Ottawa at the RA Centre, November 24-26, 2017.  We expect multiple national teams looking to gain valuable game time leading up to the 2018 Winter Olympics.  Registration is limited to 16 teams.  Teams can curl and enjoy the thrill of the CFL's Grey Cup also being hosted in Ottawa that weekend!     ...

Coach Training Calendar Released – Registration Now Open

For the 2017-2018 Season, the Ontario Curling Council will be assuming responsibility of Coach Training inclusive of National Coach Certification Programming (NCCP) on behalf of our members, Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA) and Ontario Curling Association (CurlON).  By moving coach training to one organization, we can more efficiently run programs, keep our Coach Developers current with their training, and ultimately train more coaches through NCCP workshops and Professional Development. We'll be adding more professional development webinars and learning opportunities throughout the...

Next Gen Elite Teams Selected to participate in Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative Program

For the 2017-2018 Season, the Ontario Curling Council has gained entry as a Tier 3 Sport into the prestigious Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) offered by the Canadian Sport Institute of Ontario (CSIO). As a result of programming support through the OHPSI, the OCC is expanding our successful Next Gen Program to include Men's, Women's and Mixed Doubles teams, this program will be referred to as the Next Gen Elite Program. About the CSIO Mission                   ...