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Registration is now Open for Curling Canada – U15 Challenge Cups – EASTER WEEKEND

Curling Canada is launching a new "Regional Competition" being piloted by the Ontario Curling Council in 2018.  We've been working really hard to get this event "off the ground" in several locations around the province and we're now ready to accept registrations. We will host 3 U15 Challenge Cups on EASTER WEEKEND (March 30-31, 2018) - in St. Catharines, Barrie and Ottawa. This event is intended for U15 curlers of any skill level.  Teams can be of any gender formation (i.e. all...

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...

Ontario Curling Council Seeks Committee Members for High Performance Team

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is seeking a minimum of two (2) individuals to work with the OCC as a member of the High Performance Team/Committee. Interested individuals should express written interest by emailing Jennifer Ferris, Manager of Programs and Operations (jennifer@ontcurl.com).  Written Interest should be accompanied by a resume and/or list of curling or related qualifications. Timelines:  Written interest should be submitted by January 7, 2017 at 11:59 pm EST. Terms of Reference Committee Name:  High Performance Team Purpose:  The purpose of the High...

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                   ...

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...